The junior red-head mows through Georgia Tech with eight strikeouts and just four hits allowed in his first career complete game. Braden Bishop reaches base all five times he bats. And timely two-out RBI send the Huskies into Sunday's "1-0 game" of the Oxford regional against host Ole Miss at 1 p.m. Pacific time.
The Huskies (39-15-1) will try again Saturday at 11 a.m. Seattle time to play Georgia Tech (36-25) in the opener of the Oxford regional, after a weird and ultimately washed-out day at Ole Miss. "It's the frickin' playoffs. ... We're going to be ready."
Washington and Georgia Tech's first round match up was postponed Friday and has been re-scheduled for 11:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. local) for Saturday. Host Mississippi and Jacksonville State has been scheduled for 3:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. local.
On a day-before with more rain and more Southern hospitality for the Huskies in Mississippi, Pac-12 coach of the year Lindsay Meggs names his All-Pac-12 pitcher as his starter Friday at 1 p.m. against Georgia Tech. It's the opener of a potentially wild regional in Oxford.
The Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American baseball teams and National Player of The Year were announced today by Collegiate Baseball newspaper and Huskies' junior Tyler Davis was named to the second team.
Breakout closer Troy Rallings has found a new weapon: meditation. And the breakout Huskies have found their collective toughness in defying the expectations of a Pac-12 bottom feeder will be key at this weekend's regional at Mississippi, UW's first NCAA tournament games since 2004.
Four Huskies were named first-team All-Pac-12 while Lindsay Meggs was honored as Coach of the Year and Erik Forgione as Defensive Player of the Year.
Washington (39-15-1, 21-9 Pac-12), the second-place finishers in the Pac-12 Conference, are the No. 2 seed in the Oxford Regional in Oxford, Miss. The Huskies will face three-seed Georgia Tech (36-25) in Friday's game one at 1 p.m. PT at Swayze Field.
USA Baseball announced 21 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award Tuesday and Washington pitcher Tyler Davis was on the list.
The NCAA Division I Baseball selection committee announced the field of 64 for the championship Monday morning and Washington was selected to play in the Oxford, Miss. Regional. The Huskies (39-15-1) will face Georgia Tech (36-25) in their first round game on Friday, May 30 at 1 p.m. PT (ESPN3).
The Husky Baseball rode the arm of starter Jeff Brigham and ended the regular season with a 6-1 win over UCLA at a rainy Husky Ballpark Sunday afternoon.
UCLA sent 10 batters to the plate and scored five times in the ninth inning to rally for a 6-3 win over No. 8 Washington Saturday night at Husky Ballpark.