Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - March 21, 2022
PLAYER & PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Holly Azevedo, Sr., P, UCLA (San Jose, Calif.)
» 1-0, 1 CG, 7.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 13 K, 0.00 ERA
- Recorded her second no-hitter of the season and the Bruins' fifth of the year, the program's most since 1994.
- Notched a career-high 13 strikeouts for the fourth double-digit strikeout performance of her career (all this season).
- Tossed UCLA's first no-no against a top-10 opponent (NFCA poll) since April 11, 2009, when Megan Langenfeld no-hit No. 3 Washington.
- Threw UCLA's third no-hitter in UCLA-Arizona series history and the first for the Bruins since Lisa Longaker on April 4, 1988.
- Notched a four-strikeout inning in the fourth and had three called strike threes in the seventh.
- First to win both Pac-12 Player and Pitcher of the Week honors in the same week since Rachel Garcia (UCLA) on March 19, 2019.
ALSO NOMINATED (Player): Tatum Anzaldo, CAL; Ellessa Bonstrom, UTAH; Baylee Klingler, WASH; Jazmyn Rollin, ASU; Jasmine Williams, ORE.
ALSO NOMINATED (Pitcher): Stevie Hansen, ORE; Pat Moore, WASH; Shi Smith, UTAH.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Acacia Anders, Fr., 3B., California (Vacaville, Calif.)
» 3 G, .455 AVG, 5 H, 2 HR, 2 R, 4 RBI, 1.000 SLG
- Hit walk-off home run, part of a 4-for-4 day, in Bears' first win against No. 7 Washington since 2016 on Saturday (4-3).
- Hit a two-run shot to tie the game in Cal's 6-5, series-clinching win on Sunday.
- Now has five home runs on the season.
ALSO NOMINATED: Stella Bennett, UTAH; Kinsey Fiedler, WASH; Mac Morgan, ASU; Paige Sinicki, ORE.