Four Wildcats Earn Pac-12 Postseason Awards
TUCSON, Ariz. – Four Wildcats were named to the All-Pac-12 teams announced Wednesday by the conference. Sharlize Palacios was named first-team All-Pac-12, Allie Skaggs was selected to the second-team, and Jasmine Perezchica was named third-team. Paige Dimler was selected to the All-Freshmen team and Palacios was named to the All-Defense team.
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team
Pac-12 All-Defensive Team
Sharlize Palacios is a first-team All-Pac-12 and All-Defensive selection. Palacios is fifth in the Pac-12 with 16 home runs and ranks second in the conference with 54 RBI. Her .717 slugging percentage and .453 on-base percentage ranks 12th in the Pac-12. Palacios has drawn 30 walks this season, third most in the Pac-12, and has reached base safely in 38 games. Behind the plate, Palacios has made 193 putouts with a .987 fielding percentage.
Allie Skaggs is a second-team All-Pac-12 selection after being named Pac-12 Player of the Week twice this season and earning a National Player of the Week nod from Extra Inning Softball. She leads the team and is second in the Pac-12 with 21 home runs, including two grand slams. Skaggs is second in the Pac-12 with 54 RBI and ranks fourth with a .836 slugging percentage. She is ninth with a .462 on-base percentage and 11th in the Pac-12 with a .377 batting average. Skaggs is second on the team and ninth in the Pac-12 with 23 walks drawn and has scored 43 runs, fourth most in the Pac-12. Skaggs etched her name into the Arizona record books when she hit three home runs in a single game, joining Wildcat legends such as Jessie Harper, Katiyana Mauga, Stacie Chambers, and Jenny Dalton-Hill.
Jasmine Perezchica is receiving third-team all-conference for the first time in her career. Perezchica is leading the team and is fifth in the conference with a .406 batting average. She is third on the team and eighth in the Pac-12 with 41 runs scored and has stolen 10 bases in 13 attempts.
Paige Dimler is receiving All-Freshmen honors. She is hitting .316 with 10 home runs and 25 RBI as a freshman. Among conference freshman, Dimler is second in home runs and fourth in RBI. This season, Dimler earned Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors and was also named a D1 Softball National Freshman of the Week honoree.