Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - April 19, 2021
Player of the Week: Sami Reynolds, Jr., OF, WASHINGTON (Snohomish, Wash.)
- Played a key role in Washington’s series win over then-No. 4 Oregon, hitting safely in all four games.
- Hit a solo home run in each of the three games that counted in the Conference standings.
- Reached base in seven of her 11 plate appearances, scoring four times and striking out just once.
- Has now homered five times in seven career games against Oregon.
- Became one of nine Pac-12 hitters with double-digit home runs and one of six with at least four home runs in Conference play.
Pitcher of the Week: Rachel Garcia, Sr., P/1B, UCLA (Palmdale, Calif.)
- Completed the second no-hitter of her career, leading UCLA to a 7-0 win over Oregon State in the series opener.
- Struck out 12 and allowed just four total baserunners.
- Second no-hitter for UCLA this season (Feb. 24, Megan Faraimo vs. San Diego State).
- Improved to 7-0 in the circle this season.
- Also added three hits and three RBI as a hitter across three games at the plate.
Freshman of the Week: Lindsay Lopez, R-Fr., P, ARIZONA STATE (San Tan Valley, Ariz.)
- Led Arizona State to a Conference series sweep of then-No. 8 Arizona, earning the win in all three games.
- Ended the Wildcats’ 12-game winning streak with a 4-3 win on Friday evening, pitching 3.2 innings and allowing just a single run (0.60 ERA).
- Struck out 10 and allowed one earned run in 11.2 innings.
- First Conference sweep of Arizona since 2012 and Arizona State’s first series win over its rival since 2015.
- First career Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor.
Player of the Week: DeNae Chatman, ARIZONA STATE; Briana Perez, UCLA.
Pitcher of the Week: Lindsay Lopez, ARIZONA STATEe; Gabbie Plain, WASHINGTON.
Freshman of the Week: Alyssa Garcia, UCLA.