Something's gotta give as UCLA (23-29, 10-17 Pac-12) takes on Washington (38-13-1, 20-7 Pac-12) to conclude the regular season this weekend at Husky Ballpark. The Bruins have lost 10-straight games but have beaten the Huskies in 17-consecutive games dating back to 2006.
The newest watch list for the Pitcher of the Year Award was released Wednesday and Washington hurler Tyler Davis is among the 18 players on the list.
For the second-consecutive day, fifth-ranked Washington ran into a buzz saw, left-handed Oregon State pitcher and came out on the short end of a shutout, this time 3-0 Sunday in front of a third-consecutive sellout crowd at Goss Stadium.
Oregon State's Logan Ice broke a scoreless deadlock in the ninth with a double off the right field wall that scored Dylan Davis from second to give the Beavers a 1-0 win and even the series at one-game apiece.
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.