Dixie State's Courtney Sherwin, Art U's Kimberly Dauer take PacWest Player, Pitcher of Week
PHOENIX, AZ - Dixie State freshman OF Courtney Sherwin (Mesa, AZ/Red Mountain) and Academy of Art junior hurler Kimberly Dauer (Los Osos, CA/Morro Bay) have been named the PacWest Player, Pitcher of the Week.
(March 26, 2012) - Player of the Week (March 19-25)...Courtney Sherwin - Dixie State (Fr., 5-10, OF, R/R, Mesa, AZ/Red Mountain)...led Red Storm to sweep of Hawai‘i Pacific by hitting .538 in four starts...went 7 for 13 with five runs scored, two doubles, a triple, a home run and 12 runs batted in...also walked once...had a 1.077 slugging rate and a .571 on-base mark.
(March 26, 2012) - Pitcher of the Week (March 19-25)...Kimberly Dauer - Academy of Art (Jr., 5-6, P, R/R, Los Osos, CA/Morro Bay)...posted a 3-1 mark for the Urban Knights during a 5-1 week...turned in a 0.97 ERA in five appearances and four starts...reeled off three complete games, including one shutout...struck out 27 batters in 29.0 innings of action...permitted just four earned runs and three extra-base hits during the week...opponents hit .213.
PacWest Softball Weekly Top 10 Honor Roll
Kelsey Barak - Grand Canyon (Fr., 5-5, 2B/SS, R/R, Fontana, CA/Etiwanda)...led Antelopes to a 5-1 week by hitting .500 in six starts...went 10 for 20 with three runs scored, two doubles, a triple and a home run...knocked in 10 runs, stole a base and hit a sacrifice fly...walked once and was hit by a pitch...posted an .850 slugging rate and a .522 on-base mark.
Johnna Brown - Dixie State (Jr., 6-0, SS, R/R, Las Vegas, NV/Centennial)...batted .533 in four starts for the Red Storm during a 4-0 sweep of HPU...was 8 for 13 with five runs scored, two doubles, a triple and nine RBI...had an .800 slugging rate and a .533 on-base mark.
Tory Ferreira - California Baptist (Sr., 5-9, P, R/R, Murrieta, CA/Calvary Chapel Murrieta)...recorded a 3-0 mark in three starts, including two complete games and one shutout...struck out 13 in 19.2 innings of action...posted a 2.49 ERA...allowed seven earned runs.
Kayla Henry - Grand Canyon (Fr., 5-5, OF, L/L, Tucson, AZ/Canyon del Oro)...helped Antelopes to 5-1 week by batting .579 in six starts...went 11 for 19 with six runs scored, two triples and five RBI...walked once and was 3 for 3 in stolen base attempts...had a .789 slugging rate and a .600 on-base mark.
Courtney Hine - Dixie State (Fr., 5-8, OF, R/R, San Dimas, CA/San Dimas)...hit .583 in four starts for the Red Storm during a 4-0 sweep of HPU...was 7 for 12 with seven runs, two doubles, five RBI and a walk...had a .750 slugging rate and a .571 on-base mark.
Emma Holden - California Baptist (Sr., 5-7, P, R/R, San Carlos, CA/Notre Dame)...posted a 2-1 record with a save in a 5-1 week for the Lancers...registered a 1.80 ERA in four game and three starts...tossed three complete games, including one shutout...struck out 34 in 23.1 innings of work...allowed just six earned runs and six hits along with a .081 opponent batting average.
Mara Rodriguez - California Baptist (Jr., 5-7, SS/3B, R/R, Moreno Valley, CA/Canyon Springs)...hit .500 in six starts during a 5-1 week for the Lancers...was 9 for 18 with three runs, seven RBI, three doubles and two triples...walked three times and had a sacrifice fly...posted an .889 slugging rate and a .545 on-base mark.
Kiki Sepulveda - Grand Canyon (So., 5-7, P/UT, R/R, Corona, CA/Roosevelt)...posted 3-0 record in three appearances and two starts...tossed a complete-game victory...struck out eight over 17.1 innings of work...allowed just five earned runs while walking only three hitters...opponents could only muster a .209 batting average.
Lauren Stover - Academy of Art (So., 5-4, IF, R/R, Las Vegas, NV/Palo Verde)...batted .464 in eight starts during a 5-3 week for the Urban Knights...went 13 for 28 with eight runs, two doubles, four RBI and a pair of sacrifice bunts...walked twice and was 3 for 3 in stolen base attempts...posted a .536 slugging mark and a .500 on-base rate.
Rayna Strom-Okimoto - Chaminade (Jr., 5-5, IF, R/R, Aiea, HI/Aiea)...hit .615 in four starts for the Silverswords despite an 0-4 week...went 8 for 13 with two runs, two doubles and a pair of RBI...had a .769 slugging mark and a .615 on-base average.