Mountain West Announces Player And Pitcher Of The Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – New Mexico’s Jasmine Casados has been named Mountain West Softball Player of the Week, while Fresno State’s Kiley Shae Aldridge earned MW Pitcher of Week honors for games held March 4-10. It is the second straight MW weekly accolade for Casados, and first for Aldridge.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JASMINE CASADOS, NEW MEXICO
Freshman, Third Baseman, Albuquerque, N.M./La Cueva HS
- Went 6-for-7 (.857) at the plate with seven RBIs as New Mexico went 3-0 versus Detroit last weekend.
- Was 2-for-2 with two RBIs and scored the game-winning run in the Lobos’ 6-5 win on March 7.
- Casados hit safely in all three plate appearances in the series finale, including a third inning home run that gave New Mexico a 6-3 lead. They went on to win 13-3 and Casados drove in three runs.
- Had an on-base percentage of .900 and a 1.857 slugging percentage.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
KILEY SHAE ALDRIDGE, FRESNO STATE
Redshirt Sophomore, Left-handed Pitcher, Lompoc, Calif./Arizona
- In her first start in nearly two years, pitched a complete game three-hit shutout in a 1-0 win versus No. 6 Washington in the Judi Garmin Classic on March 9.
- Had nine strikeouts against three walks.
- Held a Husky team that entered the game with a .358 team batting average to three hits.
2014 Mountain West Softball Players of the Week
Feb. 11 – Jessie Hufstetler, So., IF, San José State
Feb. 18 – Amanda Weis, So., OF, Nevada
Feb. 25 – Jessica Garcia, Sr., C, San José State
March 4 – Jasmine Casados, Fr., 3B, New Mexico
March 11 – Jasmine Casados, Fr., 3B, New Mexico
2014 Mountain West Softball Pitchers of the Week
Feb. 11 – Allison Lang, Jr., RHP, San José State
Feb. 18 – Holly Reinke, So., RHP, Colorado State
Feb. 25 – Morgan Ettinger, Fr., RHP, UNLV
March 4 – Danielle O’Toole, So., LHP, San Diego State
March 11 – Kiley Shae Aldridge, R-So., LHP, Fresno State