Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards – March 11, 2024


PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Maya Brady, R-Sr., SS, UCLA (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) >> 3G, .667 AVG, 1.667 SLG,, 8 RBI, 2 HR, 4 R

  • Went 4-for-6 (.667) at the plate with 10 total bases in the series sweep of RV Utah.
  • Opened the series with a two-run opposite field home run in the 6-2 win.
  • Walked twice and scored a run in the 6-5 game two victory.
  • Launched the fourth grand slam of her career in the series finale (W, 12-1), and plated two more runs to tie her career high with six RBI.
  • Sixth career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for Brady, and second this season.

ALSO NOMINATED: Allie Skaggs, ARIZ; Elon Butler, CAL; Ariel Carlson, ORE; Grace Messmer, OSU; Taryn Kern, STAN; Julia Jimenez, UTAH; Rylee Holtorf, WASH.

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PITCHER OF THE WEEK: NiJaree Canady, So., P/UTIL, Stanford (Topeka, Kan.) >> 2-0, 1 SV, 3 G, 1 GS, 11.1 IP, 24 K, 0 ER, 14.82 K/7

  • Led the ninth-ranked Cardinal to a 3-0 week, recording two wins and a save in three appearances with no earned runs over 11.1 innings.
  • Threw 0.2 innings with one strikeout for the save against Nevada (W, 7-4).
  • Tossed 5.2 innings of scoreless ball with 13 strikeouts and just one hit allowed in the 5-0 win over LMU.
  • Capped off the weekend with 5.0 innings pitched with 10 strikeouts and no earned for another victory over LMU (1-0).
  • Fifth Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week award for Canady, and third honor this season (Feb. 12 and March 4).

ALSO NOMINATED: Alissa Silva, ARIZ; Morgan Scott, ORE: Taylor Tinsley, UCLA; Lindsay Lopez, WASH.

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FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Paige Doerr, Fr., OF, Oregon State (Coburg, Ore.) >> 3 G, .444 AVG, 3 RBI, 1 HR, 1.000 FLD%

  • Went 4-of-9 (.444) in the three-game series against No. 21 Arizona, reaching base seven times over the weekend.
  • Had 10 putouts on 10 chances in the field for Oregon State.
  • Put the Beavers on the board in the series opener with her first career home run, and went 2-for-3 in the 3-2 victory.
  • Knocked in a pair in game two of the series while going 1-for-4 at the plate.
  • First career Freshman of the Week award for Doerr.

ALSO NOMINATED: Lagi Quiroga, CAL; Jade Berry, STAN.

Feb. 12Ariel Carlson, ORENiJaree Canady, STANJadyn Glab, WASH
Feb. 19Elon Butler, CALRuby Meylan, WASHRegan Shockey, ARIZ
Feb. 26Maya Brady, UCLATaylor Tinsley, UCLARegan Shockey, ARIZ
March 4Jillian Celis, WASHNiJaree Canady, STANAva Gall, STAN
March 11Maya Brady, UCLANiJaree Canady, STANPaige Doerr, OSU

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