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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

Friday, February 06
9:00 AM - 
Softball
at Seattle U
11:15 AM - 
Softball
at BYU
Saturday, February 07
6:00 PM - 
Softball
at CSUN
8:15 PM - 
Softball
at San Diego
Sunday, February 08
11:00 AM - 
Softball
at UC Santa Barbara
Friday, February 13
2:30 PM - 
Softball
at UCLA
7:00 PM - 
Softball
at CSUN
Saturday, February 14
4:45 PM - 
Softball
at Utah Valley
7:00 PM - 
Softball
at Indiana
Sunday, February 15
10:00 AM - 
Softball
at Seattle U
Friday, February 20
10:00 AM - 
Softball
at Texas A&M Corpus-Christi
12:30 PM - 
Softball
at Illinois
Saturday, February 21
9:00 AM - 
Softball
at Illinois
2:00 PM - 
Softball
at Houston
Sunday, February 22
8:00 AM - 
Softball
at Texas A&M Corpus-Christi
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