Pac-12 Softball Weekly Awards – March 25, 2024

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Acacia Anders, Jr., INF, California (Vacaville, Calif.) >> 4 G, .500 AVG, 1.063 SLG, 6 RBI, 2 HR

  • Hit .500 (8-of-16) over the weekend, leading the No. 19 Golden Bears to three victories including a series win against No. 21 Arizona.
  • Notched a pair of doubles in the 6-0 win over Sacramento State.
  • Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in Saturday’s 7-6 win over Arizona, including a two-run home run in the seventh inning which sparked the comeback victory. 
  • Hit another home run in Sunday’s contest (W, 8-7) and went 2-for-4 with two batted in to help Cal clinch the series.
  • First career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for Anders, and second overall after being named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Week on March 21, 2022.

ALSO NOMINATED: Allie Skaggs, ARIZ; Ariel Carlson, ORE; Taryn Kern, STAN; Maya Brady, UCLA, Abby Dayton, UTAH; Alana Johnson, WASH.

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PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Morgan Scott, 5th., P, Oregon (Irmo, SC) >> 3 G, 1-0, 1 SV, 9.1 IP, 7 K, 0.00 ERA

  • Saw action in all three games against Arizona State, posting a 1-0 record and one save in the sweep.
  • Began the weekend with a complete game, striking out five over seven innings while allowing no earned runs (W, 3-2).
  • Earned the save in the series-clinching win on Saturday (6-4), going 1.1 innings with one strikeout and no hits allowed.
  • Shut the door in Sunday’s finale, allowing no baserunners in the scoreless seventh inning (W, 5-0).
  • Second career Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week award for Scott (April 24, 2023).

ALSO NOMINATED: Haylei Archer, CAL; NiJaree Canady, STAN; Taylor Tinsley, UCLA; Lindsay Lopez, WASH.

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FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kaitlyn Terry, Fr., P/OF, UCLA (Glendale, Ariz.) >> 2G, 1-0, 1 CG, 12.1 IP, 7 K, 0.57 ERA

  • Appeared in two games for No. 14 UCLA over the three-game series at No. 8 Washington, going 1-0 in the circle including a complete-game shutout in Sunday’s finale.
  • Struck out five over 5.1 innings of relief, allowing just one earned (L, 6-5) against the Huskies.
  • Allowed just three baserunners over seven innings, striking out two in Sunday’s victory (6-0).
  • Sunday’s performance was the first complete-game shutout by a UCLA freshman versus a NFCA top-10 opponent since 2017 when Rachel Garcia blanked then-No. 1 Oregon.
  • Second-straight Freshman of the Week award for Terry.

ALSO NOMINATED: Regan Shockey, ARIZ; Alyssa Herrera, CAL; Katie Flannery, ORE; Ava Gall, 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
March 18Sharlize Palacios, UCLARegan Krause, STANKaitlyn Terry, UCLA
March 25Acacia Anders, CALMorgan Scott, OREKaitlyn Terry, UCLA

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