Oregon beat red-hot Washington 10-3 Friday night in the series opener at Husky Ballpark to end the Huskies 10-game win streak and send 1,982 fans home disappointed.
Braden Bishop's national-highlight catch is the latest eye-opening development in a roaring spring for 14th-ranked UW (20-5-1, 8-1 Pac-12). Now No. 19, second-place Oregon (21-8, 6-3) arrives for a three-game series that will measure how far the Huskies have come.
After appearing in only Collegiate Baseball News' rankings at 19th last season, Washington is unanimously ranked in every major college baseball polls.
Washington first baseman/outfielder Brian Wolfe has been named Pac-12 Player of the Week and Oregon State left-handed pitcher Jace Fry has been tabbed Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week for Mar. 24-30, the Conference office announced Monday.
Washington scored five times in the 14th inning to beat USC, 8-3, Sunday at Dedeaux Field to sweep the Trojans and run its win streak to 10 consecutive games. The Huskies finished March 16-1 and are 17-1 over their last 18 games.
Brian Wolfe homered twice and had 8 RBIs to lead a Husky offensive onslaught as they scored in every inning, pounded out a season-high 25 hits and scored a season-high 19 times in a 19-4 blow-out win over USC.
Jared Fisher pitched 8 and 1/3 strong innings to lead red-hot Washington to a 8-2 victory Friday night over USC at Dedeaux Field and extend the Huskies' win streak to a season-high eight games.
The red-hot Huskies will try to stay streaking this week on the road against USC. Washington (17-5-1) has won seven-straight games and is 14-1 over its last 15 contests. They are tied for first in the Pac-12 with Oregon and UCLA after starting Conference play 5-1.
Unleashed: Husky Baseball's "Perfect Storm"
It wouldn't be baseball season in the Northwest without a little rain. And on a blustery Tuesday evening, with a steady downpour soaking the Husky Ballpark turf, Washington experienced its first rain delay at the new-look stadium.
Washington overcame nasty weather Tuesday night at Husky Ballpark to beat cross-state rivals Gonzaga 7-1 and increase its win streak to seven-straight games. The Huskies improved to 14-1 over their last 15 games.
Washington, 13-1 over its last 14 games, is ranked 19th in the latest Collegiate Baseball News poll released on Monday.