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Women's softball: BYU's JC Clayton earns top player honor; 7 others all-conference

Published May 21, 2013 1:38 pm

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BYU's senior shortstop JC Clayton was named the PCSC Player of the Year, while Gordy Bravowas named Freshman of the Year and head coach Gordon Eakin was given his fourth Coach of the Year award.

The BYU women's softball team had a conference-high eight players on the All-PCSC team. In addition to Clayton and Bravo, senior outfielder Alexandra Hudson Shamo, senior utility player Bailie Hicken and junior pitcher-utility Katie Manuma were also named to the all-conference first team.

Senior pitcher Hannah Howell, junior third baseman Madisen Robb and freshman second baseman Coco Taualii also picked up second-team honors to round out the all-conference awards for BYU.

Clayon was second in the PCSC in batting average at .383, and also led the conference in hits with 77 and runs scored with 45.