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UCLA's Rachel Garcia becomes first in Pac-12 Softball history to win Player and Pitcher of the Year awards

May 7, 2019
Rachel Garcia repeats as Pac-12 Player of the Year and wins 2019 Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year during her junior season in Westwood. Garcia has recorded either a win (20) or a save (2) in 22 of her 23 pitching appearances and has posted nine double-digit strikeout games this season for UCLA, which has maintained a top-three ranking nationally. To date, she is the Pac-12 leader in ERA (0.71), strikeout-to-walk ratio (7.92) and hits allowed per seven innings (3.78). She owns the sixth-best batting average for the Bruins (.348), has hit eight home runs and 40 RBIs.