WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Senior pitcher Amanda Najdek has been named to the Pac-12 Conference All-Academic First Team, the conference office announced today.
Najdek finished the season with 10 wins and 109 strikeouts. Her season was highlighted by a pair of wins over No. 5/7 Arizona State in early March, as she out-dueled Sun Devil ace Dallas Escobedo on her way to Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honors. Najdek pitched a shutout against Charleston Southern on March 7, and set a season-high with 11 strikeouts against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 27.
Najdek is a Digital Communication Arts major, and has posted a 3.51 GPA since joining the Beavers as a transfer from Wisconsin in 2011.