Cameron Muh | Posted: 1 May 2023 | Updated: 10 May 2023

Ava named WCC Player of the Week

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Huntyr Ava — WCC Player of the Week (5.1.23)

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Senior first baseman Huntyr Ava was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.

Ava led BYU with a .615 batting average and 1.385 slugging percentage as the Cougars' went 5-0 last week, including a series sweep of San Diego.

The Rosepark product homered in back-to-back games against Utah State and Utah Tech as well as once during the series with the Toreros en route to recording a team-leading 11 RBI.

Totaling a team-high 11 home runs on the year, Ava leads the conference in the statistical category. In the field, she tallied 23 putouts and one assist on a perfect fielding percentage on the week.

For the season, Ava has team-highs in batting average (.356), slugging percentage (.743) and RBI (42).This is the Cougars' sixth weekly honor of the season.

BYU's 2023 West Coast Conference Weekly Awards
Week Name Award
2 Martha Epenesa Player of the Week
2 Kaysen Korth Pitcher of the Week
4 Kaysen Korth Pitcher of the Week
8 Ailana Agbayani Pitcher of the Week
9 Hailey Morrow Player of the Week
12 Huntyr Ava Player of the Week

Following its Monday matinee matchup with No. 2 UCLA, BYU will host Pacific for senior weekend and its final WCC homestand on Friday and Saturday, May 5-6. The game will be televised streamed on the BYUtv app.

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