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2019 Pac-12 Softball Media Guide

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2 0 1 9 P A C - 1 2 S O F T B A L L M E D I A G U I D E 29 2 0 1 8 S E A S O N R E V I E W NCAA TOURNAMENT RESULTS Double Elimination TWASHINGTON was the final remaining Pac-12 team in the NCAA Women's College World Series, advancing to the Championship series for the fourth time in program history. This marks the 29th time at least one Pac-12 team was in the championship series. Half of the eight team Women's College World Series field was made up of Pac-12 teams. Joining Washington was ARIZONA STATE, OREGON and UCLA. Seven league teams earned berths to the NCAA Tournament, marking the 23rd-straight season that the Pac-12 has had five or more teams advance to the postseason and the fifth time in seven years that seven Conference teams earned bids. UCLA's Bubba Nickles, Rachel Garcia and Taylor Pack and Washington's Sis Bates, Gabbie Plain and Trysten Melhart were named to the 2018 Women's College World Series All-Tour- nament Team. Oregon claimed the Pac-12 title on the final weekend of the regular season, picking up its fourth title in six years. The Ducks swept their final series of the season, breaking a tie with UCLA at the top of the Pac-12 standings. 12 Pac-12 student-athletes appear on the NFCA Division I All-America teams, seven are on the first team, three are on the second team and two are on the third team. UCLA's Rachel Garcia was named the NFCA National Player of the Year and the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. Oregon senior Gwen Svekis was named the NFCA Catcher of the Year. 2018 FINAL PAC-12 STANDINGS USA TODAY/NFCA FINAL POLL 2. Washington 3. UCLA 6. Oregon 7. Arizona State 11. Arizona ESPN.COM/USA SOFTBALL FINAL POLL 2. Washington 3. UCLA 5. Oregon 7. Arizona State 12. Arizona CONFERENCE OVERALL W L PCT Home Away W L PCT Home Away Neutral Streak Oregon*#$ 21 3 .875 11-1 10-2 53 10 .841 24-2 13-3 16-5 L2 UCLA#& 20 4 .833 10-2 10-2 58 7 .892 27-3 13-2 18-2 L2 Arizona State#& 16 8 .667 7-5 9-3 48 13 .787 31-7 12-3 5-3 L2 Washington#& 15 8 .652 8-3 7-5 52 10 .839 16-3 14-5 22-2 L2 Arizona# 13 11 .542 9-3 4-8 43 16 .729 28-4 6-11 9-1 L2 Oregon State# 9 14 .391 4-8 5-6 30 28 .517 6-11 7-10 17-7 L1 California# 7 16 .304 3-9 4-7 35 21 .625 7-9 10-7 18-5 L1 Stanford 3 21 .125 1-11 2-10 24 31 .436 12-14 3-11 9-6 W1 Utah 2 21 .087 2-9 0-12 20 30 .400 5-10 4-14 11-6 L12 * Conference Champion; # NCAA Tournament participant; $ NCAA Women's College World Series participant NCAA TOUNAMENT - Regionals Thursday, May 17 Albany at #1 OREGON ........................... ORE, 4-0 Friday, May 18 St. Francis (PA) at #14 ARIZONA ...........ARIZ, 1-0 New Mexico St. at #8 ARIZONA STATE ... ASU, 2-0 Northwestern vs. CALIFORNIA ................. NW, 3-2 Drake at #1 OREGON ............................. ORE, 5-0 Wisconsin vs. OREGON STATE ................ WIS, 9-3 Sacramento State at #3 UCLA .............. UCLA, 3-0 Boise State at #5 WASHINGTON ..........WASH, 8-0 Saturday, May 19 North Dakota St. at #14 ARIZONA ..........ARIZ, 6-0 Mississippi at #8 ARIZONA STATE .......... ASU, 7-1 Harvard vs. CALIFORNIA ...................... CAL, 10-1 Northwestern vs. CALIFORNIA ................. NW, 4-3 Drake at #1 OREGON ............................. ORE, 3-0 OREGON STATE vs. Middle Tenn. ........... OSU, 4-0 Wisconsin vs. OREGON STATE ............... OSU, 5-1 Cal State Fullerton at #3 UCLA ................ CSF, 3-2 Texas State at #3 UCLA ...................... UCLA, 14-1 Texas at #5 WASHINGTON ...................WASH, 2-1 Sunday, May 20 Mississippi St. at #14 ARIZONA .............ARIZ, 4-3 Mississippi at #8 ARIZONA STATE .......... ASU, 9-0 OREGON STATE at #12 Alabama ............. ALA, 6-0 Cal State Fullerton at #3 UCLA ............. UCLA, 3-0 Cal State Fullerton at #3 UCLA ............. UCLA, 6-4 Minnesota at #5 WASHINGTON ...........WASH, 5-2 NCAA TOURNAMENT - Super Regionals Thursday, May 24 #14 ARIZONA at #3 UCLA ................... UCLA, 7-1 #16 Kentucky at #1 OREGON .................. UK, 9-6 Friday, May 25 #14 ARIZONA at #3 UCLA ................... UCLA, 3-2 #9 South Carolina at #8 ARIZONA ST. .... ASU, 5-2 #16 Kentucky at #1 OREGON ................ ORE, 6-1 #12 Alabama at #5 WASHINGTON .......WASH, 3-2 Saturday, May 26 #9 South Carolina at #8 ARIZONA ST. .... ASU, 5-2 #16 Kentucky at #1 OREGON .............. ORE, 11-1 #12 Alabama at #5 WASHINGTON .......WASH, 6-0 NCAA Women's College World Series Thursday, May 31 #1 OREGON vs. #8 ARIZONA ST ......... ORE, 11-6 #4 Oklahoma vs. #5 WASHINGTON .....WASH, 2-0 #3 UCLA vs. #6 Florida State ................ UCLA, 7-4 Friday, June 1 #1 OREGON vs. #5 WASHINGTON .......WASH, 6-2 #2 Florida vs. #3 UCLA ........................ UCLA, 6-5 Saturday, June 2 #8 ARIZONA ST. vs. #4 Oklahoma............ UO, 2-0 #1 OREGON vs. #6 Florida State .............FSU, 4-1 Sunday, June 3 #5 WASHINGTON vs. #4 Oklahoma .....WASH, 3-0 #3 UCLA vs. #6 Florida State ...................FSU, 3-1 #3 UCLA vs. #6 Florida State .................FSU, 12-6 NCAA Women's College World Series Final Monday, June 4 #5 WASHINGTON vs. #6 Florida State .....FSU, 1-0 Tuesday, June 5 #5 WASHINGTON vs. #6 Florida State .....FSU, 8-3

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