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.
After having not won Pac-12 Player of the Week honors since 2009, the Huskies have took come Conference honors in back-to-back weeks. Senior Brian Wolfe was named Pac-12 Player of the week by Commissioner Larry Scott after he hit a team-best .563 (9-for-16) with a home run, 4 RBIs and 5 runs as Washington went 4-0 with a win against Portland on Tuesday and a three-game sweep against Arizona.
The Washington Baseball team capped an amazing opening weekend at brand new Husky Ballpark Sunday with an 8-0 shutout against Arizona to sweep the series and ensure themselves of at least a tie for first atop the Pac-12 standings.
Tyler Davis pitched masterfully over seven innings and Washington clinched the series win over Arizona after the Huskies beat the Wildcats 5-2 Saturday afternoon at Husky Ballpark.
Sophomore catcher Austin Rei drove in four runs, including two in the deciding sixth inning, as Washington overcame two deficits to beat Arizona, 8-7, in the first game at new Husky Ballpark Friday night.
The new, $15 million "Diamond on Montlake" shimmers on a sunny, blue-sky, debut night on Lake Washington. More than 100 former Huskies turn out to see a decades-old dream come true -- and UW rally to beat Arizona 8-7. "It's just awesome."
Washington (13-5-1, 2-1), winners of three-straight and 10 of its last 11, will play in Seattle for the first time this season as brand new 2,400-seat Husky Ballpark is unveiled for the first time. The Huskies welcome in Arizona (11-12, 1-2) as their first opponent at the new ballpark.
Friday marks a new era for Washington Baseball as Husky Ballpark is unveiled for the first time to the public. UW hosts Arizona this weekend, starting tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m.
After thinking – many times – he'd never pitch again because of a torn elbow ligament, junior right-hander Jeff Brigham is wowing scouts with a 98-mph fastball. He is undefeated with a 1.29 ERA through five starts. And he is acutely aware of the need to have a Plan B for life beyond baseball.
Washington scored seven runs in the first two innings and made it stand up Tuesday in a 7-6 win over Portland at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. It was the final tune up for Washington (13-5-1, 2-1) before they open up Husky Ballpark on Friday against Arizona.
Husky second baseman Andrew Ely was named the Pac-12 Baseball Player of the week as announced by the Conference earlier today.