May 16, 2001
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Five Arizona softball players were selected to the first-team All-Pacific Region. Pitcher Jennie Finch, third baseman Toni Mascarenas, designated player Leneah Manuma, and outfielder Lauren Bauer were all selected. Outfielder Nicole Giordano received second-team All-Pacific Region honors.
A number of Arizona softball players were named to the All-Pacific-10 conference team. Senior Lauren Bauer, junior Jennie Finch, and senior Toni Mascarenas were all named first-team All-Pacific-10. Seniors Nicole Giordano and Becky Lemke, Freshmen Leneah Manuma and Mackenzie Vandergeest were selected to the second-team All-Pac-10. Senior Lindsey Collins received Honorable Mention.
Jennie Finch was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year and Mike Candrea was named Co-Coach of the Year along with John Rittman of Stanford.