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2012 Softball Season Recap
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 06/08/2012
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June 8, 2012

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2012 softball recap
- Softball made its 10th appearance at the Women's College World Series, finishing third overall with a final record of 53-11.

- Freshman Amber Freeman named to the Women's College World Series All-Tournament team after leading the tournament with a .500 batting average.

- Hillary Bach threw just the 7th ever perfect game in program history (3/3/12 vs. Wichita State) and Dallas Escobedo and Mackenzie Popescue each throw no-hitters (first personal for both).

- Program bests: seven Pac-12 conference weekly awards (a program single-season best), 21 wins against ranked opponents and 24 mercy rule wins (program best).

- In single-season marks, ASU had six four-homer games, two grand slams against Stanford (4/20/12), 17 hits against East Carolina (3/9/12), and 11 stolen bases against Howard (3/3/12).

- For the year, six grand slams were recorded: Katelyn Boyd (2), Alix Johnson (2), Amber Freeman, Haley Steele.

- Off the field, 19 academic awards were donned by the Sun Devils including four with the highest prestige in Division I softball, Academic All-America status (most in a single year in program history).

- The senior class of Nikole Afusia, Hillary Bach, Katelyn Boyd, Laura Bradley, Talor Haro, Annie Lockwood and Christina Zambrana finished their careers ranked fifth nationally in win percentage, 203-51 (.799).

- Softball Attendance Breakdown: 46 home dates; home attendance - 57,242; average home attendance - 1,244

Softball Honors
Women's College World Series All-Tournament Team:
Amber Freeman
Collegiate Player of the Year Top 3 Finalist: Katelyn Boyd
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Top 10 Finalist: Katelyn Boyd
State Farm Territorial Cup Good Neighbor Team: Annie Lockwood

All-America First Team: Katelyn Boyd, Alix Johnson

NFCA All-West Region: Hillary Bach (1st), Katelyn Boyd (1st), Alix Johnson (1st), Elizabeth Caporuscio (1st), Dallas Escobedo (2nd), Annie Lockwood (2nd)

Pac-12 All-Conference
First Team: Katelyn Boyd, Dallas Escobedo, Alix Johnson, Annie Lockwood
Second Team: Hillary Bach, Elizabeth Caporuscio
Honorable Mention: Amber Freeman, Talor Haro, Bailey Wigness
All-Freshman Team: Elizabeth Caporuscio, Amber Freeman, Haley Steele
Batting Champion: Katelyn Boyd

Pac-12 Player of the Week: Katelyn Boyd (4/30, 4/23, 3/13, 3/6)
Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week: Hillary Bach (4/9, 3/6, 2/21)

Academic All-America:
Hillary Bach (1st), Katelyn Boyd (1st), Bailey Wigness (1st), Annie Lockwood (2nd)
Capital One Academic All-District First Team: Hillary Bach, Katelyn Boyd, Annie Lockwood, Bailey Wigness
Pac-12 All-Academic
First Team: Hillary Bach, Katelyn Boyd, Annie Lockwood, Sam Parlich, Bailey Wigness
Second Team: Lucy Aubrecht
Honorable Mention: Dallas Escobedo, Talor Haro, Kayla Ketchum, Mackenzie Popescue, Christina Zambrana

Appearances: 10, Last 2012
Record: 18-16

Appearances: 24, Last 2012 - National Champions 2008, 2011
Record: 78-47

Dallas Escobedo: Total 14-3; 2012 (4-3); 2011 (10-0)
Hillary Bach: Total 12-3; 2012 (3-0); 2010 (2-1); 2009 (7-2)
Mackenzie Popescue: Total 0-0; 2012, 0.1 innings pitched. 

Coach Myers is 48-13 in the postseason overall.
Coach Myers is 25-3 in NCAA action at Farrington Stadium.

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)

Clint Myers IN THE WCWS
2012 (2-2)
2011*National Champions (5-0)
2009 (1-2)
2008 *National Champions (5-0)
2007 (0-2)
2006 (1-2)
Total 14-8, .636

2012 (7-4)
Oklahoma 5, ASU 3 (June 3, 2012 at WCWS at Oklahoma City) ASU 6, LSU 0 (June 2, 2012 at WCWS at Oklahoma City) Alabama 2, ASU 1 (June 1, 2012 at WCWS at Oklahoma City) ASU 3, Oregon 1 (May 31, 2012 at WCWS at Oklahoma City) ASU 8, Louisiana 0 (6) (May 25, 2012 at Tempe Super Regional); ASU 9, Louisiana 2 (May 25, 2012 at Tempe Super Regional) Louisiana 6, ASU 0 (May 24 at Tempe Super Regional); ASU 4, Syracuse 0 (May 20, 2012 at Tempe Regional); Syracuse 1, ASU 0 (May 20, 2012 at Tempe Regional); ASU 3, Syracuse 1 (May 19, 2012 at Tempe Regional); ASU 9, Long Island Brooklyn 0 (5) (May 18, 2012 at Tempe Regional) 


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