GoHuskies.com takes a look at the nine infielders and outfielders that make up the stellar 2015 Washington Baseball recruiting class.
A total of 14 student-athletes signed letters of intent to play collegiate baseball at Washington for coach Lindsay Meggs since last Wednesday. Among the group are three pitchers and two catchers, all of whom will be counted on helping the Huskies reach Omaha.
Fourteen student-athletes signed letters of intent to play college baseball at Washington, coach Lindsay Meggs announced today.
Baseball America recently released its review of the 2014 Major League Draft for all 30 teams and several Huskies earned mention in the report. After a school-record eight players were selected in the draft, it is not surprising that several Huskies were among the best picks on their teams.
Although the Husky Baseball team was unable to determine a winner of the Purple and Gold World Series due to rain forcing the cancellation of the deciding game, the team accomplished a lot during the fall and made a lot of progress towards being able to have another successful season in the spring.
The Purple and Gold teams took the field at Husky Ballpark and made it through a full inning of play before the skies opened up forcing the cancellation of the deciding game of the Purple and Gold World Series.
The Gold team scored six times in the third inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit and cruise to an 11-3 victory in game two of the Purple and Gold World Series Tuesday at Husky Ballpark to even the series at 1-1.
The Purple team beat the Gold squad, 4-0, Monday in the first game of the Purple and Gold World Series at Husky Ballpark to take the 1-0 advantage in the best-of-three series. The Purple team scored twice in the fifth inning and added runs in the sixth and seventh to support a combined one-hitter by three pitchers.
The Husky Baseball team wraps up their fall practice schedule with the annual Purple and Gold World Series at Husky Ballpark, this coming Monday, Oct. 20 through Wednesday, Oct 22. The games will all start around 3:30 p.m. and are open to the general public.
Noah Bremer could have chosen the easy route after high school. He grew up playing baseball in Berkeley, Calif. and both his parents were grads of the hometown school California. No one would have thought twice if he decided to stay near home and play college baseball for the Bears. When it came time to select a college though, Bremer followed in his brother's footsteps and chose his own path.
Braden Bishop and Austin Rei were among the draft-eligible Huskies who worked out at Husky Ballpark in front of 40-plus scouts on Wednesday.
At this time last year, Husky catcher Austin Rei did not know where he stood in terms of playing time. The then-sophomore entered fall camp involved in a heated battle with senior Ryan Wiggins and fellow sophomore Parker Guinn to determine who would earn the lion-share of playing time behind the dish.