Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards – March 18, 2024

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sharlize Palacios, R-Sr., C, UCLA (Chula Vista, Calif.) >> 3G, 1.000 AVG, 1.800 SLG, 7 RBI, 9 TB, 1.000 FLD%

  • Was a perfect 5-for-5 from the plate over three games, and drove in a team-high seven runs to lead No. 15 UCLA to a 3-0 week.
  • Went 3-for-3 with a double in the 7-6 win over Rutgers, plating a pair of runs.
  • Hit her sixth career grand slam in the win against Loyola Marymount (8-0), and notched a season-high five RBI.
  • Worked a walk and scored a run in the second game of the double-header versus LMU (W, 8-0).
  • Sixth career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for Brady, and second this season.

ALSO NOMINATED: Tanya Windle, ASU; Ariel Carlson, ORE; Grace Messmer, OSU; River Mahler, STAN; Kaylah Nelsen, UTAH; Brooke Nelson, WASH.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Regan Krause, Sr., P, Stanford (Pontiac, Ill.) >> 3 G, 3-0, 1 CG, 16.1 IP, 17 K, 1.29 ERA, 0.92 WHIP

  • Picked up three wins this weekend for No. 9 Stanford, including two against No. 17 California.
  • Began the week tossing a complete-game shutout against Sacramento State (W, 6-0), striking out a career-high 10 while carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning.
  • Struck out five over 4.2 innings against the No. 17 Golden Bears (W, 5-2), allowing just one earned.
  • Recorded another win in the circle in the 7-4 victory at No. 17 Cal, going 4.2 innings to seal the sweep.
  • Second career Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week award for Krause (March 1, 2022) and fourth Pitcher of the Week award by a Cardinal this season.

ALSO NOMINATED: Elise Sokolsky, ORE: Sarah Haendiges, OSU; Taylor Tinsley, UCLA; Lindsay Lopez, WASH.

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FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kaitlyn Terry, Fr., P/OF, UCLA (Glendale, Ariz.) >> 2 G, 2-0, 1 CG, 8.2 IP, 12 K, 2.42 ERA

  • Went 2-0 in the circle for UCLA, striking out 12 over 8.2 innings for a 9.89 K/7 mark.
  • Struck out seven over 3.2 with three hits allowed in the 7-6 win over Rutgers.
  • Pitched a five-inning complete game shutout against Loyola Marymount (W, 8-0), fanning five for her eighth win of the season.
  • First career Freshman of the Week award for Terry.

ALSO NOMINATED: Libby Walsh, ASU; Katie Flannery, ORE; Jade Berry, STAN; Giselle Alavarez, WASH.

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
March 18Sharlize Palacios, UCLARegan Krause, STANKaitlyn Terry, UCLA

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