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May 16, 2013 1:19 AM

Two Arizona Wildcats, Stanford's Kayla Bonstrom earn top Pac-12 honors

Arizona's Hallie Wilson and Chelsea Goodacre were named first-team all-Pac-12 as announced by the conference on Wednesday. Five other Wildcats were honored by the Pac-12.

Brigette Del Ponte, Lauren Young, Kelsey Rodriguez and Mandie Perez were recognized with honorable mentions. Young and Perez were named to the all-freshman team while Nancy Bowling received an honorable mention to the all-rookie squad.

For sophomores Wilson and Goodacre the first-team status was a first; Wilson was named to the second-team as a freshman. Wilson and Goodacre lead the team with batting averages of .371 and .343, respectively. Goodacre's 17 home runs and 58 runs batted in are most on the team.

The citation for Del Ponte marks her fourth consecutive year receiving recognition by the conference. Del Ponte, a first-team selection as a sophomore and second-team member as a freshman and junior, is batting .247 with six home runs and 32 RBI on the year.

Young, Rodriguez, Perez and Bowling are receiving honors in their inaugural year with the Wildcats.

Arizona State's Amber Freeman was named Pac-12 Player of the Year and Oregon's Jessica Moore was the conference's Pitcher of the Year. Kayla Bonstrom (Stanford) was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. The Defensive Player of the Year went to Washington's Shawna Wright and the Pac-12 Coach of the Year was awarded to Mike White of Oregon. The Ducks' Alexa Peterson (.471) earned the conference's batting title.

2013 PAC-12 ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS

First Team

Name Position Year School
B.B. Bates (2) OF Sr. UCLA
Kayla Bonstrom UTL Fr. Stanford
Ally Carda P/UTL So. UCLA
Courtney Ceo SS Jr. Oregon
Cheyenne Coyle SS Jr. Arizona State
Dallas Escobedo (3) P Jr. Arizona State
Hooch Fagaly 1B Jr. Washington
Amber Freeman C So. Arizona State
Chelsea Goodacre C So. Arizona
Cheridan Hawkins P Fr. Oregon
Victoria Hayward OF Jr. Washington
Kaylan Howard 2B Sr. Oregon
Jolene Henderson (3) P Sr. California
Kaitlin Inglesby (2) P/DP Jr. Washington
Stephany LaRosa (2) INF So. UCLA
Jessica Moore (3) P Sr. Oregon
Alexa Peterson DP Jr. Oregon
Jenna Rich (2) INF Sr. Stanford
Janie Takeda OF So. Oregon
Hallie WIlson OF So. Arizona

- Two-time All-Conference selection
- Three-time All-Conference selection


Second Team

Name Position Year School
Lea Cavestany OF Sr. Oregon State
Cheyenne Cordes SS So. California
Kate Dickman LF So. Utah
Natalie Hampton 1B Fr. Oregon State
Kylee Lahners OF So. Washington
Samantha Pappas OF Sr. Oregon
Mackenzie Popescue P Jr. Arizona State
Jackie Sweet 2B Sr. Utah
Hanna Winter INF So. Stanford
Lindsey ZIegenhirt C Sr. California


Honorable Mention

Jenna Becerra, STAN; Desiree Beltran, OSU; Allexis Bennett, UCLA; Koral Costa, ORE; Kailee Cuico, ORE; Brigette Del Ponte, ARIZ; Marina Demore, OSU; Chalese Fankhauser, UTAH; Kiara "Ya" Garcia, OSU; Teagan Gerhart, STAN; Dani Gilmore, OSU; Jessica Hall, UCLA; Sarah Hassman, STAN; Danielle Henderson, CAL; Kelsi Hoopiiaina, UTAH; Alix Johnson, ASU; Victoria Jones, CAL; Bethany Kemp, ASU; Janelle Lindvall, ORE; Kayce Nieto, UTAH; Samantha Parlich, ASU; Mandie Perez, ARIZ; Jessica Plaza, STAN; Kelsey Rodriguez, ARIZ; Cassandra Roulund, STAN; Elizabeth Santana, OSU; Mysha Sataraka, UCLA; Kimberlee Souza, WASH; Haley Steele, ASU; Kelli Suguro, WASH; Bailey Wigness, ASU; Leah White, STAN; Shawn Wright, WASH; Lauren Young, ARIZ.


2013 PAC-12 ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

Name Position School
Allexis Bennett OF UCLA
Kayla Bonstrom UTL Stanford
Koral Costa 3B Oregon
Nikki Girard UTL Arizona State
Natalie Hampton 1B Oregon State
Cheridan Hawkins P Oregon
Janelle Lindvall C Oregon
Kayce Nieto P Utah
Jessica Plaza C Stanford
Mandie Perez OF/DP Arizona
Mysha Sataraka INF UCLA
Kelsey Stevens P Stanford
Khala Taylor LF California
Lauren Young 3B Arizona


Honorable Mention

Vanessa Alvarez, CAL; Nancy Bowling, ARIZ; Paige McDuffee, UCLA; Jennie McNeil, WASH; Danica Mercado, ORE; Brittany Moeai, UCLA; Shelby Pacheco, UTAH; Kaitlin Schaberg, STAN; Kristen Stewart, UTAH.

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