The fifth-ranked Huskies scored three times in the second inning against No. 2 Oregon State Friday and made it stick in a 4-2 win at sold out Goss Stadium in Corvallis, Ore.
The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has released the list of semifinalists for the 2014 Dick Howser Trophy, presented by Easton Foundations, and Washington's Tyler Davis is among the 35 players on the list.
Washington (37-11-1, 19-5 Pac-12) continues its quest for its first Pac-12 title since 1998 taking on first-place Oregon State (39-8, 20-4) in Corvallis, Ore. at sold-out Goss Stadium this weekend. The Beavers can clinch the Pac-12 tittle with a sweep, while Washington can even the Conference race by winning two out of three.
Since arriving on the same dorm floor with Keith Price in 2009, the Huskies' outfielder has had two knee surgeries plus a junior year on the bench. Now? He's leading the Pac-12 with a .393 batting average, anchoring the nation's No. 5 team into this weekend's showdown at second-ranked Oregon State for the Pac-12 lead. "He's why we love to coach," Lindsay Meggs says.
The watch list for the 2014 Gregg Olson Award presented by Toolshed Sports, for "Breakout Player of the Year" was announced and Washington's Tyler Davis and Brian Wolfe were among the 80 players that made the initial cut.
Four Huskies' pitchers combined to shutout Seattle University and Trevor Mitsui led the offensive attack with three doubles Monday as fifth-ranked Washington beat Seattle University, 6-0, in a non-conference game at Husky Ballpark.
Husky coach Lindsay Meggs announced that right-handed junior college pitcher Ryan Schmitten has agreed to a financial aid agreement and will join the Huskies' in 2014-15.
Sixth-ranked Washington beat Bethune-Cookman in both games of a double-header Saturday at Husky Ballpark to extend its win streak to seven games and sweep the three-games series against the visiting Wildcats. Washington (36-11-1) won game one 5-4 in 11 innings and game two 7-0 in seven innings. UW has won all 11 of its three-game series this season, five of them by sweeps.
Jacks Meggs scored on a throwing error in the 11th inning to lift Washington to a 5-4 win over Bethune-Cookman in game one of a doubleheader Saturday at Husky Ballpark.
Sixth-ranked Washington had just one hit through eight innings, but it was enough Friday night as three Husky pitchers combined to shutout Bethune-Cookman, 4-0, in the first of a three-game non-conference series at Husky Ballpark.
USA Baseball released its 30-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, and Husky pitcher Tyler Davis is among the candidates in consideration for the award.
Thursday's non-conference game scheduled between Washington and Bethune-Cookman has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up Saturday as part of a double-header.