Name: Alex Holmes
Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
While the UC Davis softball team had trouble clicking in all facets of the games at once this season, Alex Holmes did not.
Holmes dominated opposing team’s offenses, leading the second-best pitching staff in the Big West Conference with a 1.83 earned run average.
In the circle, Holmes tossed 13 complete games and recorded nine wins, three of which came in shutout fashion. She also fanned 108 batters.
Holmes flourished at the plate as well for the Aggies. She was second on the team in average (.275) and runs batted in (19). She hit particularly well toward the end of the season, posting a .429 average through the last eight games of the season.
For her performance this season, Holmes was named first-team All-Big West.