Mountain West Softball Weekly Release
Fresno State Receives Votes In USA Today/NFCA National Poll
Fresno State received four votes in the latest USA Today/NFCA Poll. The Bulldogs (14-5) posted a 3-1 record at last week's FS Louisville Slugger Bash in Fresno, California.
San Diego State's Peres And UNLV's Ettinger Earn MW Player & Pitcher Of The Week Honors
San Diego State's Jenavee Peres has been named Mountain West Softball Player of the Week, while UNLV's Morgan Ettinger earned the MW Pitcher of Week honors for games held Feb. 25-March 1. It is the first career MW weekly accolade for Peres and second for Ettinger.
Peres went 7-for-12 (.583) with a home run, seven RBIs, two runs scored and a double to guide host San Diego State to a 3-1 record at last week's San Diego Classic I.
Ettinger won two games and recorded a save as UNLV went 3-1 at its own Alexis Park Resort Classic last week.
Mountain West Teams Set To Face Ranked Non-Conference Opponents
At this week's Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, California, Fresno State will face No. 1/1 Florida (21-0) and No. 2/3 Oregon (16-2) in consecutive games on March 7. A day later, the Bulldogs face No. 9/10 Baylor (12-2) followed by a matchup with No. 12/13 Arizona (17-3). San José State will also tangle with the top-ranked Gators and the No. 3/2 Wolverines. San Diego State sees action against Michigan this week, while UNLV plays a doubleheader at Arizona on March 4.
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