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Chavez Named Mountain West Player of the Week
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/22/2006
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

March 22, 2006

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - New Mexico senior Cassie Chavez was named the Mountain West Conference Softball Player of the week. It is the first weekly honor of her career.

Chavez, a native of Carlsbad, N.M., earned Most Valuable Player honors after leading the Lobos to a 4-1 record at the Lobo Classic last week. In five contests, Chavez hit .429 with seven RBI, a double, two triples and a home run. She was a perfect 3-for-3 from the plate in both games vs. South Dakota State and recorded a .950 fielding percentage for the week at the shortstop position. Chavez currently leads New Mexico with a .393 batting average.


MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 14 - Jodi Norton, BYU
Feb. 21 - Lauren Cusick, Colorado State
Feb. 28 - Jackie Wong, Utah
March 8 - Ashlyn Russell, BYU
March 14 - Analise Rubalcava, New Mexico
March 22 - Cassie Chavez, New Mexico

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 14 - Summer Tobias, BYU & Christy Robinson, UNLV
Feb. 21 - Kim Klabough, Colorado State
Feb. 28 - Meghan Dyer, Utah
March 8 - Melissa Owens, San Diego State
March 14 - Caley Peterson, New Mexico
March 22 - none

Thursday, April 17
5:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. UNLV
Friday, April 18
3:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. UNLV
Saturday, April 19
1:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. UNLV
Tuesday, April 22
2:00 PM - 
Softball
at Colorado State (DH)
Wednesday, April 23
1:00 PM - 
Softball
at Colorado State
Friday, April 25
5:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Utah State
Saturday, April 26
1:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Utah State
Sunday, April 27
12:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. Utah State
Tuesday, April 29
5:00 PM - 
Softball
vs. NM State
Friday, May 02
3:00 PM - 
Softball
at Boise State
Saturday, May 03
3:00 PM - 
Softball
at Boise State
Sunday, May 04
1:00 PM - 
Softball
at Boise State
Thursday, May 15
TBA - 
Softball
at TBD
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