Arroyo Grande High graduated and Fresno State Bulldog Jill Compton was named the Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Year while Atascadero grad Jessie Hufstetler earned a first-team selection for San Jose State as the Mountain West all-conference honors and teams were announced Tuesday.
Compton was 28-10 in 41 starts with a 2.10 ERA and 235 strikeouts. She appeared in all but three league games, throwing five shutouts and allowing two or fewer runs in 14 of 18 starts.
Hufstetler hit .435, leading the Spartans in total bases (125), runs batted in (69) and home runs (11).
Compton highlights a Fresno State (40-14, 20-4) program that also earned Coach of the Year, Defensive Players of the Year, and two first-team selections to go along with the conference title.
The Bulldogs begin play Thursday in the Eugene (Ore.) Regional of the NCAA Tournament, hosted by No. 2 overall seed Oregon.
San Jose State finished third (37-19 17-7) behind San Diego State (36-18, 18-6) in the Mountain West Conference race.