Jackie Sweet was named to the NFCA's Pacific Region Second Team.
May 16, 2013
Jackie Sweet was named to the NFCA All-Pacific Region Second team, the organization announced Thursday.
This season, Sweet led Utah with a .362 batting average, a .591 slugging percentage and a .432 on-base percentage. She also had a team-high 54 hits and tied for the team lead with six home runs.
Sweet also led the Utes with 16 multi-hit games in 2013 and had seven games with two or more runs driven in this season.
Sweet also earned a spot on the Pac-12 Conference Second Team after tying for third in the league with 10 double plays turned during conference games, ranked sixth with a .389 batting average, tied for sixth with 28 hits and tied for eighth with 18 runs scored.
She became Utah's first-ever Pac-12 Player of the Week on Apr. 8 after hitting .550 with two doubles, a triple and a home run for a .900 slugging percentage six games at No. 9 Oregon and at home against No. 15 UCLA.
In the Pac-12's overall stats, Sweet was second in the league with 21 double plays turned.
The Corona, Calif., native put together a 15-game hit streak from Mar. 22 through Apr. 10 and a 24-game reached base streak from Apr. 10 through Apr. 24.
She was 2-for-4 with an RBI double and run during Utah's win over No. 2 Arizona St. on Apr. 19 after going 6-for-8 with two home runs and a double for six RBI in the final two games of the series against No. 17 Arizona.
Sweet posted a 2-for-2 day at the plate at UNLV on Feb. 17 with two runs driven in and a pair of runs scored. She went 3-for-4 with a double and run scored on Mar. 5 against Utah Valley before scoring four times at Utah State on Apr. 17, which tied the school-record mark.
The complete list of all-region selections can be viewed at nfca.org.