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WCC Announces Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors

March 31, 2014

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference has named its Softball Pitcher and Player of the Week for March 31, 2014. 

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK
MCKENNA BULL, FR., RHP, BYU
Freshman RHP McKenna Bull led BYU to wins over No. 2/3 Oregon and Idaho State this past week pitching 17.1 innings with 20 strikeouts and a 2.42 ERA. She pitched 6.1 innings against the Ducks with five strikeouts and giving up three earned runs. Despite being sick on Saturday, Bull came in to get the save in BYU’s 11-10 victory over Idaho State before holding the nation’s No. 11 scoring offense to two runs and striking out nine in a complete game 9-2 victory. 

Also nominated: None  

2014 WCC PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 10: Jenny Lahitte, San Diego
Feb. 17: Sarah Lira, Saint Mary’s
Feb. 24: Sydney Gouveia, Loyola Marymount
March 3: Sydney Gouveia, Loyola Marymount
March 10: Sydney Gouveia, Loyola Marymount
March 17: Cassidy Coleman, San Diego
March 24: Tori Shepard, Pacific
March 31: McKenna Bull, BYU 

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
SYDNEY BRODERICK, FR., C/OF, BYU
Freshman C Sydney Broderick led BYU at the plate hitting .600 in four games with two home runs, two triples, five RBIs, four runs and four walks. In the second game against Idaho State on Saturday, Broderick was a perfect 3-for-3 with a home run, a triple and three RBIs helping the Cougars overcome a 10-0 deficit. With the tying run at first in the top of the seventh, Broderick caught the runner stealing for the final out of the game to seal the win. In the next game, she went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a triple in a 9-2 victory.

Also nominated: None 

2014 WCC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 10: McKenzie St. Clair, BYU
Feb. 17: Katie Manuma, BYU
Feb. 24: Taylor Petty, Pacific
March 3: Katie Manuma, BYU
March 10: Mary Grabowski, San Diego
March 17: Tatum Schultz, San Diego
March 24: Sterling Shuster, Loyola Marymount
March 31: Sydney Broderick, BYU