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Huskies Earn Nine Pac-12 Year-End Awards

May 11, 2022

SEATTLE – The Washington Huskies earned nine awards from the Pac-12 Conference today. Washington saw seven Huskies earn recognition, including Pac-12 Player of the Year for Baylee Klingler.
The Huskies saw three named to First Team All-Conference, the sixth consecutive year three or more have First Team honors. Klingler, Gabbie Plain and Madison Huskey all earned All-Pac-12 First Team this season. For Plain, this is her fourth First Team honor of her career.
Klingler earns her second consecutive First Team All-Conference selection. She leads the Pac-12 in batting average, home runs, RBI, slugging percentage and total bases. The senior is also second in the conference with 67 hits. To read more about Klingler's Player of the Year honor, click here.
Plain has earned Pac-12 First Team honors in all four years of her career the awards have been announced. On the season, Plain has posted a 1.83 ERA over 145.1 innings in 23 starts and 29 appearances with 168 strikeouts. The fifth-year senior holds a 17-5 record and has 15 complete games and a conference-high nine shutouts on the year. Earlier this season, Plain became the second Husky in program history to reach the 1,000 career strikeout mark and the fourth Husky to post 100 career wins.
Huskey is earning her first career Pac-12 honor with her First Team selection. The senior is batting .325 on the year and .343 in conference games. Huskey is second on the team with 45 RBI and 13 home runs, which is sixth in the Pac-12. She leads the team with three triples on the season and
Sami Reynolds was named to All-Pac-12 Second Team for the second consecutive year. Reynolds also earned Third Team honors in 2019. The senior is batting .346 on the year with 17 extra base hits with five home runs and a team-high 12 doubles. Her 31 runs scored is second on the team. Reynolds leads the team with 11 stolen bases on 11 attempts.
The freshman trio of Kinsey Fiedler, Rylee Holtorf and Olivia Johnson were tabbed to the All-Freshman Team. It marks the second consecutive year that three Huskies were named to the team and only the third time in program history. Fiedler was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week on March 14 following her efforts against Robert Morris, Northern Colorado and Colorado State. Fiedler is batting .225 on the season with eight home runs and 22 RBI. Fiedler is a force on the base paths with 10 steals on the year.
Johnson was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week and National Player of the Week on Feb. 15 following her opening weekend performance at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge. The freshman is batting .262 on the year with 10 home runs and 24 RBI with an on base percentage of 1.015. She is second in the conference with .64 walks per game. In the field, Johnson holds a perfect fielding percentage.
Holtorf has seen extensive time in the infield this season, making 30 starts in 36 appearances. The Phoenix native is batting .250 on the year with five extra base hits and eight RBI. She hit her first career home run vs. Colorado State on March 12, while driving in a career-high three RBI. Holtorf also drove in three runs at Arizona on April 3 with two doubles.
In addition to her First Team and Player of the Year honors, Klingler was named to the Pac-12 All-Defensive Team. In the field, Klingler posts a .947 fielding percentage with 48 putouts and 60 assists. Washington has had its shortstop earned All-Defensive honors in five consecutive seasons. Sis Bates earned the honor in 2018, 2019 and 2021, and Ali Aguilar earning the award in 2017.
Player of the Year
Baylee Klingler
All-Pac-12 First Team
Madison Huskey
Baylee Klingler
Gabbie Plain
All-Pac-12 Second Team
Sami Reynolds
All-Freshman Team
Kinsey Fiedler
Rylee Holtorf
Olivia Johnson
All-Defensive Team
Baylee Klingler
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