Pac-12 announces softball players of the week

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Delanie Wisz, Jr., INF, UCLA (Orcutt, Calif.)
6 GP, 12 AB, 5 hits, 4 runs, 2 HR, 9 RBI, .417 AVG, .500 OBP

• Helped No. 1 UCLA to six wins over the week, including No. 16 Michigan, No. 18 Minnesota and No. 22 UCF. 
• On Thursday against Michigan, had an RBI double to put the Bruins up 2-0, which would end up being the final score. 
• In the Bruins’ Friday victory over No. 22 UCF (4-2), hit a three-run homerun in the first inning, which proved to be the game-winning run.
• Knocked out a grand slam in the fourth inning to break a scoreless tie on Saturday against No. 18 Minnesota, which proved to be the game's only runs. 
• First-career weekly honor and UCLA’s 164th all-time.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Megan Faraimo, So., P, UCLA (Vista, Calif.)
2 app, 2 wins, 14.0 IP, 24 K, 0.00 ERA 

• In two games in the circle, picked up two wins against ranked teams, shutting out No. 16 Michigan (2-0) and No. 18 Minnesota (4-0). 
• Struckout 11 batters in a five-hit shutout of the Wolverines on Thursday. Added 13 strikeouts in seven innings on Saturday versus Minnesota, allowing only two hits. 
• Has nine double-figure strikeout games in just 14 contests this season.
• Third time this season/career receiving weekly honor and UCLA’s 165th all-time.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Lexi Sosa, Fr., P/UTIL, UCLA (Carmel Valley, Calif.)
3 GP, 4 AB, 3 hits, 5 RBI, .750 avg ; 3 app, 11.0 IP, 15 K, 0.00 ERA

• Pitched the first UCLA perfect game since 2008 and 18th in team history on Saturday in a win over Boston University (10-0), retiring all 15 batters she faced and striking out six. 
• Recorded a win against St. John's (9-0) on Tuesday, pitching 11 scoreless innings over three games with 15 strikeouts. 
• Allowed only two hits and three walks over three contests. 
• Added three hits and five RBI while hitting her first collegiate home run against Boston U.
• First career weekly honor.

Player: Jessie Harper, ARIZ; Maddi Hackbarth, ASU; Makena Smith, CAL; Deijah Pangilinan, ORE; Izzy Owen, OSU; Taylor Gindlesperger, STAN; Sami Reynolds, WASH; BreOnna Castaneda, UTAH.
Pitcher: Alyssa Denham, ARIZ; Samantha Mejia, ASU; Brooke Yanez, ORE; Mariah Mazon, OSU; Alana Vawter, STAN.
Freshman: Alynah Torres, ASU; Nicole Hammoude, CAL; Deijah Pangilinan, ORE; Grace Messmer, OSU; Alana Vawter, STAN; Madi Jacobus, UTAH.


Player of the Week
Pitcher of the Week
Freshman of the Week
Feb. 25 Haley Cruse, ORE Megan Faraimo, UCLA Kelley Lynch, WASH
Mar. 3 Baylee Klingler, WASH Mariah Lopez, ARIZ Kelley Lynch
Mar. 10 Delanie Wisz, UCLA Megan Faraimo, UCLA Lexi Sosa, UCLA