After helping lead the team to a 4-1 record on opening weekend, Seattle University softball’s Bubba Morrow (Auburn, Wash.) has been named Featured Student-Athlete of the Week on This is the team's first honor of the season.

Morrow started all five games for the Redhawks, batting .313 overall, recording two runs on five hits, as well as a triple and two RBIs.

At the Red Desert Classic, the team lost their first game to BYU, 10-0, before winning four straight, including two of the program’s first wins over major conference opponents. In the second game on Feb. 8, they defeated Oklahoma State, 3-2, as well as Utah the following day, 6-3. The Redhawks also defeated Southern Utah, 6-4, and Weber State, 5-0.

“Bubba had a great week for us offensively and defensively,” said head coach Dan Powers. “She was a big part of our four wins this weekend.”

Morrow has a 3.125 GPA and is a Pre-Major in Arts & Sciences, with interest in pursuing a career in nursing.

The Redhawks (4-1) will travel to the Easton Desert Classic as they face host-team UNLV (1:30 p.m.) and Utah (6 p.m.) on Friday Feb. 15, UCLA (11:15 a.m.) and Louisiana Monroe (1:30 p.m.) on Saturday Feb. 16, and Oregon State (9 a.m.) on Sunday Feb. 17.

The Seattle University athletics department names a Featured Student-Athlete each Tuesday based on performances both in the classroom and in competition.


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