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Bulldogs Inch Ahead In MW Standings

Fresno State, winners of nine of its last 10 games, have taken sole possession of first-place in the Conference stadnings. The Bulldogs, who are receiving votes in the ESPN.com/USA Softball National Poll, are 14-4 in MW play, 33-14 overall. San José State is in second-place at 11-4 (31-15), followed by San Diego State at 13-5 (30-17).

San José State's Schultz and Fresno State's Compton Named MW Player And Pitcher Of The Week

San José State's Nicole Schultz has been named Mountain West Softball Player of the Week, while Fresno State’s Jill Compton earned the MW Pitcher of Week honors for games held April 13-19. It is the first MW weekly accolade of Schultz’ career. Compton earns her fifth weekly honor this season, third consecutive, and eighth of her career.

Schultz Went 5-for-6 (.833) at the plate with three runs scored, three RBIs, two doubles, one walk and one hit-by-pitch as the Spartans went 3-0 last week with a Conference sweep of Utah State.

Compton picked up all three Bulldogs’ victories against Boise State, two as a starter and one in relief. Allowed just two runs in 16.1 innings of work and posted an 0.43 ERA.

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