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Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021

Player of the Week: Frankie Hammoude, So., INF, OREGON STATE (Oakland, Calif.)

  • Launched four home runs across the final three games of the regular season, setting a program-high 17 total for the season. 
  • Reached base in eight of her 14 plate appearances in Oregon State’s four-game series against Utah, finishing the weekend with a 1.500 slugging percentage. 
  • Executed 34-of-34 putout opportunities, owning a perfect fielding percentage against the Utes. 
  • Named to 2021 Pac-12 First Team for the first time in her career. 
  • First career Pac-12 Player of the Week award.

Pitcher of the Week: Brooke Yanez, Jr., P, OREGON (Ventura, Calif.)

  • Reached the 20-strikeout threshold in a weekend for the second straight series. 
  • Earns back-to-back Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honors after going 2-0 against California, seeing action in three games. 
  • Recorded 12 strikeouts in her sixth complete-game shutout of the season, achieving double-digit strikeouts for the eighth time this spring.
  • Moved into eighth place on the Ducks’ single-season leaderboard with 235 strikeouts. 
  • Surrendered just one earned run across 13.2 innings against the Bears, a home run in a game two relief appearance. 
  • Third career Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week award, all in 2021. 

Freshman of the Week: Maya Brady, R-Fr., UT, UCLA (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)

  • Helped then-No. 2 UCLA clinch its 11th Pac-12 Softball title with a stellar performance against then-No. 8 Arizona, as the Bruins took three of four games in Tucson. 
  • Completed three multi-hit games, including her first career multi-homer game in the series opener with a pair of solo shots. 
  • Finished the weekend with five extra-base hits, knocking in four runs and reaching base in seven of her 13 plate appearances. 
  • Raised her 2021 batting average to .352, reaching 11 home runs and 32 RBIs in her first full season as a Bruin. 
  • Second Pac-12 Freshman of the Week award. 


Player of the Week: Maya Brady, UCLA; Rachel Cid, OREGON; Eleni Spirakis, STANFORD; Haley Denning, UTAH. 

Pitcher of the Week: Maddy Dwyer, STANFORD; Rachel Garcia, UCLA. 

Freshman of the Week: Alana Vawter, STANFORD.

  Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week Freshman of the Week
Feb. 16 Maddi Hackbarth, Arizona State Gabbie Plain, Washington Madison Simon, Oregon State
Feb. 23 Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza, Arizona Gabbie Plain, Washington Alyssa Brito, Oregon
Mar. 2 Carlie Scupin, Arizona Brooke Yanez, Oregon Carlie Scupin, Arizona
Mar. 9 Sami Reynolds, Washington Gabbie Plain, Washington Hanna Delgado, Oregon
Mar. 16 Alyssa Brito, Oregon Mariah Lopez, Arizona Alyssa Brito, Oregon
Mar. 23 Maya Brady, UCLA Rachel Garcia, UCLA Maya Brady, UCLA
Mar. 30 Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza, Arizona Makenna Kliethermes, Oregon Makenna Kliethermes, Oregon
Apr. 6 Mariah Mazon, Oregon State Alyssa Denham, Arizona Jadelyn Allchin, Washington
Apr. 12 Rachel Garcia, UCLA Gabbie Plain, Washington Aly Kaneshiro, Stanford
Apr. 19 Sami Reynolds, Washington Rachel Garcia, UCLA Lindsay Lopez, Arizona State
Apr. 26 Carlie Scupin, Arizona Rachel Garcia, UCLA Alana Vawter, Stanford
May 3 Maddi Hackbarth, Arizona State Alana Vawter, Stanford Alana Vawter, Stanford
May 10 Rachel Garcia, UCLA Brooke Yanez, Oregon Kelley Lynch, Washington
May 17 Frankie Hammoude, Oregon State Brooke Yanez, Oregon Maya Brady, UCLA