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Dallas Escobedo named Pac-12 Softball Pitcher of the Week

April 16, 2013

Dallas Escobedo was named the Pac-12 Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week after leading Arizona State to a 2-1 series win over 14th-ranked Washington.

This is the second Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week nod for Escobedo this season (also Feb. 12) and the fourth of her career. With the weekly accolade, ASU now has five conference honors this season and 77 in program history.

Escobedo went 2-0 against the Huskies, holding opposing batters to a .137 batting average in her 14.2 innings worked. The junior allowed just two earned runs and struck out 13 Huskies on a squad that ranked 21st nationally with a .323 batting average prior to the start of the series.

On the year she is 21-4 overall and has a 2.12 ERA in 158.2 innings. A look at Escobedo in the rankings:

Single Season Wins: t16th, 21
Single Season Strikeouts: t10th, 226
Career Wins: 3rd, 82
Career Strikeouts: 4th, 787 

In Pac-12
ERA: 8th, 2.12
Strikeouts: 1st, 226
Wins: 2nd, 21
Opposing Batting Avg: 2nd, .177 

Nationally (Updated 4/15)
Strikeouts/7inn: 10th, 10.0
Strikeouts: 7th, 226
Wins: 11th, 21
Shutouts: 14th, 6.0