USD Softball 2006



PCSC Coaches Poll Picks LMU to Repeat SEATTLE, WASH - Pacific Coast Softball Conference coaches have selected Loyola Marymount to repeat as conference cham– pions as announced in the 2006 PCSC Coaches' Poll. The Lions picked up four of six first-place votes for 32 points and the pick to repeat as the conference champion. LMU has won two of the first three PCSC titles.

Saint Mary's College

Loyola Marymount

Sacramento State and Portland State tied for second in the preseason poll with the Hornets earning one first-place vote. Santa Clara, the 2004 PCSC champion, was picked to finish fourth, while San Diego was picked fifth despite earning a first-place vote. St. Mary's was the preseason pick to finish sixth. San Diego will return a record high six All-Conference athletes to their 2006 line-up, as well as three other starters. McFarland, Nunes, Massei, and Treiber were all members of the First Team. Mason and Bonja were named Honorable Mention as well. USD improved to 18-

Portland State

San Diego

24 overall last season and 8-12 in conference. On top of their six All-Conference athletes, the Toreros had eigh All-Academic athletes as well. This is the Pacific Coast Softball Conference's fourth year of competition, and the second year in which an automatic bid to the NCAA Regional tournament will be awarded to the team in 1st place. Non-conference action opens February 9 while the PCSC schedule begins April 8.

2006 PCSC Preseason Poll 1. Loyola Marymount (4) 32 2. Sacramento State (1) 26 Portland State 26 4. Santa Clara 5. San Diego (1)

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6. St. Mary's *(First place votes)

Santa Clara

Sacramento State





All-Conference OF Gina McFarland 1st Tm ss Ashlee Nunes 1st Tm 1B Alicia Massei 1st Tm 2B Danielle Treiber 1st Tm C Sara Mason H .M. 3B Kathleen Bonja H .M. All-Academic Sr Kim Delpit 3.25 Jr Francesca Ramos 3.49 Jr Gina McFarland 3.74 Jr Sara Mason 3.79 Jr Marissa Merchain 3.02 Fr Ashley Hightower 3.83 So Darcie McClelland 3.52 Fr Celine Pujol 3.06 Player of the Week Apr.4 Sara Mason Mar. 14 Kathleen Bonja

All-Conference 2B Kim Delpit UT Sara Mason

All-Conference OF Gina McFarland 2nd Tm

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2nd Tm OF Gina McFarland 2nd Tm OF Rebekah Bradford FR of the Yr All-Academic Sr Jennifer Delpit 3.65 Sr Anna Russell 3.65 Sr Allison Williams 3.13 Sr Cindy McGee 3.18 Jr Francesca Ramos 3.56 So Kim Delpit 3.06 So Sara Mason 3.86 So Gina McFarland 3.80 So Marissa Merchain 3.01 Player of the Week Feb.3 Jennifer Delpit Apr. 22 Kim Delpit Pitcher of the Week Feb.3 Anna Russel

Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week Mar. 25 Gina McFarland

Senior Sara Mason earned All– Conference & All-Academic in 2004 and 2005.

Pitcher of the Week Mar. 14 Christina Haake

2006 University ofSan Diego Torero Softball

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