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Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards - April 18, 2022

Apr 18, 2022

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Alynah Torres, Jr., INF, Arizona State (Glendale, Ariz.)
» 3 G, .500 AVG, 5 H, 3 HR, 5 R, 5 RBI, 1 2B, 1.500 SLG

  • Hit .500 (5-for-10) to lead ASU to a sweep of Utah and extend its winning streak to 20 games, the longest active stretch in the nation.
  • Knocked out three home runs, including back-to-back leadoff home runs on Friday and Saturday, drove in five and scored five times.
  • A perfect 12-0 in conference, the Sun Devils have swept their first four Pac-12 series of the season.

ALSO NOMINATED: Ellessa Bonstrom, Utah; Ariel Carlson, Oregon; Frankie Hammoude, Oregon State; Baylee Klingler, Washington; Sharlize Palacios, Arizona; Makena Smith, California.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Kelley Lynch, Jr., P, Washington (Newman, Ga.)
» 1-0, 1 GS, 1 CG, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 15 K,1 BB, 1.00 ERA

  • Posted a career-high 15 strikeouts, the most by a Husky this season, in her only appearance against Oregon State, a 2-1 win on Friday.
  • The second time in her career she has recorded 10+ strikeouts in a single game.
  • Allowed only one run and three hits in finishing her third complete game of the season and first complete-game victory.

ALSO NOMINATED: Lindsay Lopez, Arizona State; Halle Morris, Utah; Devyn Netz, Arizona. 

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Cydney Sanders, Fr., INF, Arizona State (San Marcos, Calif.)
» 3 G, .545 AVG, 6 H, 1 2B, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 5 R, 2 BB, 16 TB, .615 OBP,  1.455 SLG

  • Opened the series against Utah with a two-run home run to tie the game in the sixth inning and force extras.
  • Tallied a home run in each game of the series, drove in eight and scored five runs.
  • Had six hits in 11 at-bats (.545), including four extra-base hits.
  • Helped the Sun Devils tie the longest conference winning streak in program history (12).

ALSO NOMINATED: Acacia Anders, California; Paige Dimler, Arizona; Paige Sinicki, Oregon. 

  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
March 28 Yannira Acuña, Arizona State Marissa Schuld, Arizona State Cydney Sanders, Arizona State
April 4 Baylee Klingler, Washington Sarah Haendiges, Oregon State Kiki Escobar, Oregon State
April 11 Jazmine Hill, Arizona State Alana Vawter, Stanford Kiki Escobar, Oregon State
April 18 Alynah Torres, Arizona State Kelley Lynch, Washington Cydney Sanders, Arizona State