Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - Feb. 22, 2022
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Baylee Klingler, Sr., INF, Washington (Houston, Texas)
» 5 G, .471 AVG, 8 H, 4 HR, 8 RBI, 1.294 SLG
- Hit a home run in each of the first three games of the St. Pete Clearwater Elite Invitational.
- Overall home run streak topped out a four consecutive games dating back to last week's win over then-No. 8 Arkansas.
- Went 7-for-15 with eight RBI, two doubles and four home runs against ranked opponents last weekend.
- Drove in the winning run (a home run) against Texas Tech, and also singled to advance Kelley Lynch in the bottom of the seventh against No. 7 Oklahoma State. Lynch then scored on an error to put the Dawgs ahead for good.
- Started the first nine games of the season with a hit.
ALSO NOMINATED: Ellessa Bonstrom, Utah; Allee Bunker, Oregon; Frankie Hammoude, Oregon State; Jazmine Hill, Arizona State; Kaitlyn Lim, Stanford; Sharlize Palacios, Arizona; Makena Smith, California; Kinsley Washington, UCLA.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Gabbie Plain, Sr., P, Washington (Harrington Park, Australia)
» 3 G, 2-1, 3 CG, 18.0 IP, 14 H, 2 R, 19 K, 0.78 ERA
- Went 2-1 on the weekend, earning wins against No. 18 Tennessee and Texas Tech.
- In 18 innings pitched, allowed only two earned runs and struck out 19 batters.
- Pitched two complete-game shutouts and had a weekend ERA of 0.78.
- Second Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honor this season (Feb. 15)
ALSO NOMINATED: Kaitlyn Lim, Stanford; Lindsey Lopez, Arizona State; Sydney Sandez, Utah; Tarni Stepto, Oregon State; Devyn Netz, Arizona.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kiki Escobar, Fr., INF, Oregon State (Oxnard, Calif.)
» 5 G, .474 AVG, 9 H, 3R, 2 2B, 6 RBI, 1 BB, .579 SLG
- Helped the Beavers going 4-1 at the Torero Classic last weekend with a .474 batting average, going 9-for-19 with two doubles and six RBIs.
- Led all Beavers in total hits and batting average, as Oregon State improved to 7-3 overall.
ALSO NOMINATED: Acacia Anders, California; Stella Bennett, Utah; Kinsey Fiedler, Washington; Chung Kylie, Stanford.
|Player of the Week||Pitcher of the Week||Freshman of the Week|
|Feb. 15||Frankie Hammoude, Oregon State||Gabbie Plain, Washington||Olivia Johnson, Washington|
|Feb. 22||Baylee Klingler, Washington||Gabbie Plain, Washington||Kiki Escobar, Oregon State|