The Husky Baseball team has signed four junior college transfers for next season, head coach Lindsay Meggs announced Tuesday. The four position players – Francis Christy, Alex Galgano, MJ Hubbs and Gage Matuszak – each hail from different states. They will join a group of newcomers that includes 14 previously signed high school seniors.
The Pac-12 Conference has named Washington pitcher Tyler Davis as the 2015 Pac-12 Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The award has been established to honor collegiate student-athletes that are standouts both academically and in their sports discipline.
The Pac-12 Conference announced its All-Conference team Wednesday and two Huskies – Tyler Davis and Braden Bishop – were named to the squad. Bishop also was named to the Pac-12 All-Defensive Team.
Austin Rei hit a solo home run in the eighth inning for the only run of the game as Washington held Utah to two hits in a 1-0 victory Sunday at Husky Ballpark.
Washington scored three runs early in the game and held for a 3-2 win over Utah Saturday night at Husky Ballpark. The win guarantees the Huskies (28-25, 13-16 Pac-12) both a series victory and a winning season.
The Washington bats came alive after a 27-inning slumber, and the bullpen made a 6-2 lead stick as the Huskies rallied to beat Utah in the opener of a three-game series Friday night at Husky Ballpark.
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The Huskies conclude the regular season with three games against Utah this weekend, Friday through Sunday. Both teams come into the week scuffling, and both are looking to end the season on a high note. Washington (26-25, 11-16 Pac-12) was swept last weekend at home by CSUN and have dropped 9 of 12 games. Utah (16-33-1, 7-19-1) is winless over its last seven games (0-6-1) and are 2-9-1 over its last 12 games.
Three Washington pitchers combined to allow just two hits, but CSUN scored three unearned runs in the first inning and escaped Husky Ballpark with a 3-0 win Sunday to sweep the three-game series.
CSUN scored three times in the first inning to back up a four-hit shutout by starter Jerry Keel as the Matadors clinched the series over the Huskies with a 6-0 win at Husky Ballpark Saturday.
Washington jumped out to an early 2-0 lead Friday night at Husky Ballpark, but they could not hold it and dropped the first game of a three-game series, 3-2, to CSUN.
The Huskies return home for their final six home games of the season, starting this weekend with the final non-conference series of the year. Washington (26-22, 77 RPI) plays host to CSUN (29-22, 76 RPI) out of the Big West Conference Friday through Sunday (times 5:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., respectively).