Washington junior infielder Chris Baker was named Pac-12 Player of the Week after hitting .588 (10 for 17) in four games last week for the Huskies. Baker (San Mateo, Calif.) had multiple hits in each game as the Huskies went 3-1 last week.
The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has released the list of semifinalists for the 2016 Dick Howser Trophy, presented by Easton Foundations, and Washington senior pitcher Troy Rallings was among the candidates.
Four Husky pitchers combined to throw a two-hit shutout Sunday as Washington sent their six seniors out on a high note beating Stanford, 4-0, Sunday afternoon in the final regular-season home game at Husky Ballpark.
Stanford catcher Alex Dunlap hit a 12th inning home run to cap a 5 for 6 day and sent the visiting Cardinal to a wild, seesaw 8-7 win over Washington at Husky ballpark on Saturday.
**UPDATE**Due to rain, the start time of Saturday's game between Washington and Stanford at Husky Ballpark has been pushed back to 3:30 p.m.
MJ Hubbs hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to score Chris Baker and cap a furious rally as the Huskies beat Stanford 4-3 Friday night at Husky Ballpark in the first game of a pivotal three-game series.
For Alex Nesbitt and Duncan Hendrickson, frustration was frequent during their first few years at Washington.
The No. 17/23 Huskies (29-18, 14-10 Pac-12) cap the home portion of the regular season this weekend with a three-game series vs. Stanford (27-21, 11-13).
This Sunday's game versus Stanford will mark the final regular-season home game for the Huskies' six seniors. Will Ballowe, Duncan Hendrickson, Spencer Jones, Alex Nesbitt, Troy Rallings and Ryan Schmitten will take the home field for one last time at 1:00 p.m. They recently reflected back upon their time at Washington.
The Huskies' baseball team got a boost from its stellar bullpen and KJ Brady paced the offense with a 3 for 4 night as Washington won a tight 4-2 non-conference game over Northern Colorado on Monday at Husky Ballpark.
Washington scored three runs in the sixth to take the lead and closer Troy Rallings pitched the final three innings to pick up his school record-tying 31st career save as the Huskies rallied to beat Washington State, 6-4, and salvage the final game of the series Sunday at Husky Ballpark.
For the second consecutive day, Washington State used a big inning to change the tides of a game and beat No. 14 Washington, 7-2, Saturday at Husky Ballpark. The Cougars clinched the weekend series after winning game one 9-3 on Friday.