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