Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards – February 19, 2024

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Elon Butler, So., INF, California (San Jose, Calif.) >> 5 G, .600 AVG, 1.133 SLG, 9 H, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 17 TB

  • Went 9-of-14 (.600) at the Littlewood Classic, recording a hit in all five games.
  • Hit a solo home run in the 7-4 win over Grand Canyon.
  • Was 3-for-3 against No. 17 Virginia Tech (W, 6-5) with a game-tying two-run home run in the fourth inning.
  • Had an RBI double in the eighth inning to give the Golden Bears the lead against the Hokies. 
  • Wrapped up the weekend going 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored against Memphis (W, 9-4).
  • First career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for Butler, and second career weekly award after earning Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors on April 3, 2023.

ALSO NOMINATED: Regan Shockey, ARIZ; Alesia Denby, ASU; Vallery Wong, ORE; Morgan Howey, OSU; Aly Kaneshiro, STAN; Maya Brady, UCLA, Aliya Belarde, UTAH; Jillian Celis, WASH.

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PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Ruby Meylan, So., P, Washington (Omaha, Neb.) >> 2-0, 2 G, 1 CG, 10.0 IP, 13 K, 1 ER, 0.70 ERA

  • Threw five innings against No. 18 Kentucky (W, 8-1), striking out six and allowing just three hits and no earned runs.
  • Struck out seven during the five-inning complete game win against Wisconsin (9-1).
  • Allowed just two hits and one earned against the Badgers
  • First Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week award for Meylan, and second weekly honor of her career after being named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Week on Feb. 27, 2023.

ALSO NOMINATED: Alissa Silva, ARIZ; Randi Roelling, CAL; Morgan Scott, ORE; Elle Garcia, OSU; Nijaree Canady, STAN.

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FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Regan Shockey, Fr., UTIL, Arizona (Chino Hills, Calif.) >> 6 G, .688 AVG, 11 H, 8 R, 1 SB, 1.000 FLD%

  • Hit .688 (11-for-16) at the Bear Down Fiesta with five multi-hit games.
  • Scored eight runs over the weekend including the game winner against No. 15 Arkansas (W, 3-2).
  • Went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored and one RBI in the 11-3 win over Long Beach State.
  • Stole a base and went 2-for-2 at the plate with two runs scored in the 13-2 win against Nebraska-Omaha.
  • First career weekly award for Shockey.

ALSO NOMINATED: Libby Walsh, ASU; Randi Roelling, CAL; Taylour Spencer, ORE; Ava Gall, STAN.

Feb. 12Ariel Carlson, ORENiJaree Canady, STANJadyn Glab, WASH
Feb. 19Elon Butler, CALRuby Meylan, WASHRegan Shockey, ARIZ

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