Kristen Kerr | Posted: 19 Feb 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Paulson earns second career WCC Pitcher of the Week honor

main image

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – BYU sophomore pitcher Arissa Paulson has been named the West Coast Conference Pitcher of the Week, the second of her career and first weekly award for the Cougars this season.

Paulson pitched 18.2 innings over three games for BYU with a 2.41 ERA to earn her first Pitcher of the Week award. She tallied 19 strikeouts while giving up just five earned runs in her contests. She finished with an opposing batting average of .164, scattering just 11 hits over 18.2 innings.

Sydney Lahners from Pacific was named WCC Player of the Week. Read the full release on the WCC website.

The Cougars will play five games this week at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City, California, from February 22-24.

Player of the Week also nominated: Molly Grumbo, Loyola Marymount; Hailey Sparacino, Saint Mary’s

Pitcher of the Week also nominated: Hannah Bandimere, Loyola Marymount; Megan Walters, Pacific; Delaney Heller, San Diego