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2013 Softball Season Recap
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 06/05/2013
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June 5, 2013

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SOFTBALL (CLINT MYERS/EIGHTH SEASON/HIRED JUNE 29, 2005)
50-12, 16-8 Pac-12 (Tied for second place). Program's 11th WCWS Appearance.

Attendance Breakdown: 43 home games, four home tournaments: 55,559 total home attendance; 1,292 average home attendance.

- Softball finished the season with a 50-12 overall record and tied for second place in the Pac-12, 16-8, with Washington.

- The team opened the season with a 21-0 consecutive-game win streak, a new program record.

- In total, the team had nine Player of the Week awards, two of those on the national level, three All-Americans, two First Team Academic All-Americans, five Pac-12 All-Conference honorees, the softball NCAA Elite 89 winner in Bailey Wigness and the Pac-12 Player of the Year in Amber Freeman.

- Clint Myers led ASU to its 11th program appearance in the Women's College World Series, seventh under him and third consecutive.

- Myers got his 400th win at the Division I level (all at ASU) against Pittsburgh on March 9. He is the third head coach in program history to reach the 400-win milestone and joins both of the former coaches in that club.

- The Sun Devils ranked in the Top 15 in the NFCA poll the entire season, earned a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament and at the end of the regular season was second in the nation with wins against Top 25 RPI schools with 13.

- ASU fans enjoyed 43 home games and only three home losses. Notable wins this season included against No. 9 Texas in Fullerton, a total of 17 wins against ranked teams and six of eight Pac-12 series' captured.

- As a team, softball hit five grand slams on the year and pitched three no hitters - one by Dallas Escobedo against San Jose State in the NCAA Tempe Regional was the program's first in the postseason.

- ASU went 5-2 in the NCAA Tournament, the program's 25th appearance; 3-0 in the Regional, 2-0 in the Super Regional and 0-2 in the Women's College World Series.

- Senior Sam Parlich finishes her career Top 25 in the ASU record books in homers (27, 12th), RBI (125, 10th) and hits (194, 15th).  

- Transfer Cheyenne Coyle tied ASU's single-season mark with former All-American Kaitlin Cochran, with 20 homers to go tops in 2013.

SOFTBALL HONORS
Collegiate Player of the Year Top 25 Finalist: Amber Freeman
Collegiate Player of the Year Top 50 Watch List: Dallas Escobedo, Amber Freeman, Alix Johnson
NFCA All-America (3): Amber Freeman (1st), Cheyenne Coyle (2nd), Dallas Escobedo (2nd)
NFCA All-West Region (6): Dallas Escobedo (1st), Amber Freeman (1st), Haley Steele (1st), Cheyenne Coyle (1st), Mackenzie Popescue (2nd), Bailey Wigness (2nd)

CONFERENCE AWARDS
Pac-12 Player of the Year: Amber Freeman
Pac-12 All-Conference (4): Cheyenne Coyle (1st), Dallas Escobedo (1st), Amber Freeman (1st), Mackenzie Popescue (2nd), Alix Johnson (HM), Bethany Kemp (HM), Sam Parlich (HM), Haley Steele (HM), Bailey Wigness (HM)
All-Freshman Team (1): Nikki Girard

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
USA Softball National Player of the Week (2): Cheyenne Coyle (April 30), Dallas Escobedo (May 14)
Pac-12 Player of the Week (4): Cheyenne Coyle (April 29, Feb. 12), Sam Parlich (March 19), Alix Johnson (March 5)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (3): Dallas Escobedo (April 15, Feb. 12, May 13)

ACADEMICS
NCAA Elite 89 Division I Softball Award Winner: Bailey Wigness
Academic All-America (2): Bailey Wigness (1st), Sam Parlich (1st)
Capital One Academic All-District First Team (2): Bailey Wigness (1st), Sam Parlich (1st)
Pac-12 All-Academic (4): Sam Parlich (1st), Bailey Wigness (1st), Elizabeth Caporuscio (2nd), Amber Freeman (2nd)

SOFTBALL IN THE 2013 POSTSEASON (5-2)
W 5-2 vs. San Jose State - Tempe Regional, May 17
W 2-0 vs. Georgia - Tempe Regional, May 18
W 2-0 vs. Georgia - Tempe Regional, May 19
W 5-4 vs. Kentucky - Tempe Super Regional, May 25
W 5-2 vs. Kentucky - Tempe Super Regional, May 26
L 6-3 vs. Texas - WCWS, May 30
L 2-0 vs. Michigan - WCWS, June 1

WCWS
Appearances: 11, Last 2013
Record: 18-18

NCAA TOURNAMENT
Appearances: 25, Last 2013 - National Champions 2008, 2011
Record: 83-49

Clint Myers
NCAA Tournament: 53-15, 8 appearances
At home in NCAA Tournament: 30-3
WCWS: 14-10, 7 appearances

Clint Myers IN THE POSTSEASON
2013 (5-2)
2012 (7-4)

2011 National Champions (10-0)

2010 (3-2)

2009 (7-3)

2008 National Champions (10-0)

2007 (5-2)

2006 (6-2)

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