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Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - March 21, 2022

Mar 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.

  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
March 1 Mariah Mazon, Oregon State Alana Vawter, Regan Krause, Molly Millar, Stanford  Savannah Pola, UCLA
March 8 Vallery Wong, Oregon Megan Faraimo, UCLA Savannah Pola, UCLA
March 14 Briana Perez, UCLA Megan Faraimo, UCLA  Kinsey Fiedler, Washington
March 21 Holly Azevedo, UCLA Holly Azevedo, UCLA Acacia Anders, California