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Washington (22-6-1, 10-2 Pac-12) has yet to lose a series in Pac-12 action and enters the weekend with a one-game lead over Oregon State and 2 1/2 game lead over UCLA and Washington State.
Pac-12 Leading Dawgs Host Stanford
Release: 04/10/2014
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SEATTLE - Washington (22-6-1, 10-2 Pac-12) has yet to lose a series in Pac-12 action and enters the weekend with a one-game lead over Oregon State and 2 1/2 game lead over UCLA and Washington State.

The Huskies have won 19 of 21 games and are prominent in all five major college baseball polls. They cracked the top-10 in two polls -- 8th in Collegiate Baseball News and 9th in Baseball America. 

Next up for the Huskies are the Stanford Cardinal (10-14, 3-6)  for a three-game weekend series at Husky Ballpark followed by a single game against Northern Colorado on Monday. Friday’s game will be streamed live on GoHuskies.com with Steve Sandmeyer calling the action, while Saturday and Sunday’s games will air on the Pac-12 Network with  Paul Sunderland and former Husky Kevin Stocker calling the action. Live stats are available on GoHuskies.com via the Baseball/Schedules page.

Friday, April 11
Stanford at Washington
Husky Ballpark, Seattle, Wash.
5:00 p.m. PT • live stats & video
RH Jared Fisher vs. RH Brett Hanewich
Ticket Promo: UW Faculty/Staff receive free admission plus a guest with Husky Card

Saturday, April 12
Stanford at Washington
Husky Ballpark, Seattle, Wash.
6:00 p.m. PT • live stats & Pac-12 Net
RH Tyler Davis vs. RH Cal Quantrill

Sunday, April 13
Stanford at Washington
Husky Ballpark, Seattle, Wash.
4:00 p.m. PT • live stats & Pac-12 Net
RH Jeff Brigham vs. TBA
Promo: Kids Run Around The Bases postgame

Monday, April 14
Northern Colorado at Washington
Husky Ballpark, Seattle, Wash.
5:00 p.m. PT • live stats & video
TBA vs. TBA

UW-STANFORD SERIES HISTORY: Stanford has won the last three series against the Huskies, with a record of 7-2 during that span. The last time the Huskies beat Stanford in a series was in a 3-0 sweep in Seattle in 2010. In the all-time series, Stanford leads 51-22. Under the direction of Lindsay Meggs, the Huskies have gone 5-7 against the Cardinal since 2010.

INTERESTING FACTS:
• The Huskies are ranked in five major college polls. They have reached their highest ranking in Baseball America since week two of 2005.
• In one-run games, UW is 6-1 and in two-run games they are 2-0. The Huskies are 4-0 in extra-inning contests.
• UW ranks 5th nationally turning 36 double plays and are 10th with a fielding percentage of .979. Their 49 sac bunts ranks 3rd in the nation.
• UW owns the 5th inning this season. They have scored 32 runs in that inning (their most in any inning) and only allowed their opponents to score 4 runs in 5th (the least). They also dominate the 9th inning and beyond. UW is outscoring opponents 26-9 in the 9th and 11-2 in extra innings.
• It’s not a good idea to fall behind against the Huskies. They are undefeated when leading after the fourth inning. In fact their only defeat all season when they led after ANY inning was when they carried a 1-0 lead through three innings against Oregon St. on Feb. 24, lost the lead in the 4th and lost the game 3-2.
• The Huskies lead the Pac-12 with 14 home runs thru the first 29 games; they hit 10 in 56 games last season.
• After not having won Pac-12 Player of the Week honors since May, 2009, the Huskies took home Conference weekly honors in four straight weeks March 17, March 24, March 31 and April 7. Andrew Ely took home honors on the 17th and Brian Wolfe won on the 24th and 31st. It’s the first time UW position players have won consecutive honors since 2006. Tyler Davis got into the action last week , the first pitcher among the group.

SPOTLIGHTED HUSKIES
Andrew Ely is tied for the longest active hitting streak in the nation at 19 games. He is 28x68 (.412) during that stretch.
• Ely is 1st in the Pac-12 with 15 sac bunts and is 6th with .529 slugging PCT.
In fact, Ely’s 15 sac bunts leads the nation.
Brian Wolfe’s 3 HR’s and 15 RBI in Pac-12 action leads the Conference.
Tyler Davis in his last 6 starts: 5-0, 0.72 ERA, 37.1 IP, 24 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 25 K, 2 BB. He ranks 2nd in the Pac-12 with a 1.16 ERA and 6 ER allowed.

POSSIBLE STARTERS:   Here’s a look at the possible starters at each position, with 2014 stats and notes:
    Pos.    Player, Year    2014 Avg.-HR-RBI    Notes
    C –    Austin Rei, So.    .310-0-11    Hit safely in 12 of last 13 starts; 11th in Pac-12 play with .375 avg
    1B/DH –    Branden Berry, RS-So.    .243-0-13    19 starts at 1B, 6 at DH; had 6 game hit streak, 0x20 since
    2B –    Andrew Ely, Jr.    .373-2-21    19-game hit streak, .412 (28x68) average during that span
    3B –    Alex Schmidt, Jr.    .214-3-14    Has started 28 games at 3B; tied for 3rd in Pac-12 with 3 homers
    SS –    Erik Forgione, Jr.    .253-0-15    124 career games is 2nd most on team; Tied for 4th on team with 15 RBI
    OF –    Braden Bishop, So.    .313-0-14    Hit .388 (26x67, 3 2B, 8 RBI, 17 R, 8 SB) in March; made SC#1 play March 31
    OF –    Robert Pehl, Jr.    .318-3-20    T-2nd Pac-12 11doubles, 3rd w/3 homers; hit for cycle vs. SJ State
    OF –    Brian Wolfe, Sr.    .370-4-22    2x -Pac-12 POW; hit .397 (23x58, 4 HR, 3 2B, 20 RBI, 16 R) in March
    DH/1B –    Trevor Mitsui, Jr.    .307-2-15    Reached safely in 24 of 25 games; 0x11 vs. Ore; 5x12 vs USC
    RHP –    Jared Fisher, Jr.    2-3, 5.73    Leads team with 48.2 IP & 37 strikeouts; 37K’s ranks 12th in Pac-12
    RHP –    Tyler Davis, Jr.    6-1, 1.16    Last 6 starts: 5-0, 0.72 ERA, 37.1 IP, 24 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 25 K, 2 BB
    RHP –    Jeff Brigham, Jr.    4-0, 1.77    Allowed 1 run or less in 6 of 8 starts; 8-3, 3.59 ERA in 42 career games

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