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May 8, 2007

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THIS WEEK: The Washington baseball team (23-21 overall, 8-7 in the Pac-10), heads into the final three weeks of the season with a busy schedule this week. Tuesday (6:30 p.m.) and Wednesday (3:00 p.m.), the Huskies play host to Portland (19-23) in a pair of non-conference games. This Friday through Sunday, the Huskies travel to face Stanford (19-26, 4-14 Pac-10) in a three-game, conference series. First pitch Friday is at 6:00 p.m. while Saturday and Sunday's games get underway at 1:00 p.m. LHP Nick Haughian is slated to start Tuesday vs. Portland while the second game's starter is yet to be determined. This weekend, the Huskies will hand the ball to RHP Jason Erickson on Fri., RHP Elliott Cribby on Sat. and RHP Jorden Merry on Sun. All but the Friday game will air live on KKNW AM-1150 (Friday's game will be available over the internet) and Sunday's game will be broadcast live on television on CSTV. Here's a look at this week's games:

Tue., May 8: Portland at UW, 6:30 p.m. - live on KKNW AM-1150
Wed., May 9: Portland at UW, 3:00 p.m. - live on KKNW AM-1150
Fri., May 11: UW at Stanford, 6:00 p.m. - audio at gohuskies.com
Sat., May 12: UW at Stanford, 1:00 p.m. - live on KKNW AM-1150
Sun., May 13: UW at Stanford,1:00 p.m. - live on KKNW AM-1150/live on CSTV

SERIES HISTORY: The Huskies lead the all-time series against Portland, 82-44-1. However, the Pilots have won two of three this season against Washington. Portland won 13-11 at Husky Ballpark on Feb. 27. The Huskies won the following meeting, 14-10, in Portland on March 20. On April 18, Portland won a six-inning, rain-shortened game, 5-4. Stanford holds a 38-14 record against the Huskies, including a three-game sweep last season in Seattle, when the Cardinal won, 5-0, 14-6, and 10-2. The Cardinal also swept a three-game series in 2005 in Palo Alto, meaning they have won six straight. In 2004, the Huskies won two of three, including the series finale. Husky head coach Ken Knutson is 45-16 all-time vs. Portland 11-21 all-time vs. Stanford.

COACH "K": In 2004, Husky baseball coach Ken Knutson became the winningest baseball coach in the history of the program. That accomplishment is just one item on Knutson's impressive resume. In his 14-plus seasons at the helm of his alma mater's baseball team, Knutson has led the Dawgs to two Pac-10 championships, four Pac-10 Northern Division titles and six NCAA Regionals. He recently became the 17th Pac-10 coach to reach 500 wins and his career record now stands at 520-341-2 (.604). Before becoming the head man in 1993, Knutson served as the UW pitching coach for eight seasons. In 1985, his staff led the NCAA with a 2.80 ERA. Knutson holds a 262-117-2 (.690) record in home games. He is 213-155 (.579) in Pac-10 games. He's coached 50 first-team All-Pac-10 selections in 14 seasons, and has been named league coach of the year three times. A 1981 All-Pac-10 pitcher at the UW, he is joined by assistants Joe Ross, Donny Harrel and Tighe Dickinson.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Here's a look at the probable starters at each position, with 2007 stats and notes:

Pos. Player, Year        Avg.-HR-RBI Notes
 C - Joey Dunn, Jr.       .238-3-16  Started 39 of 44 at C; 4-for-9 in three games vs. Portland
     Brett Wilcox, So.     .600-0-2  JC transfer joined team on Mar. 26; 9-for-15 at plate so far
1B - Curt Rindal, Sr.     .341-9-43  26 career homers tied for 9th-most in UW history
2B - Bradley Boyer, So.   .343-3-21  Returned from ankle injury at UVSC after two weeks out
3B - Matt Hague, Jr.      .347-9-36  16-game hitting streak: 29-for-67 (.433), 8 HR, 22 RBI
SS - Danny Cox, So.       .222-3-15  April 28 at Utah Valley: 3-for-6, 2 HRs, 7 RBI
     Brian Pearl, Fr.     .255-2-18  In 28 starts at shortstop, Huskies are 17-11
OF - Michael Burgher, So. .317-1-16  14-for-14 on SBs; reached base 7-of-8 vs. Portland in `07
OF - Jake Rife, So.       .312-2-14  In Pac-10 play this year: 14-for-40 (.350) in 11 starts
OF - Matt Stevens, Jr.     .183-0-4  In 2 starts at UVSC: 6-for-9, 4 runs, 2 RBI, triple
DH - Ty Rasmussen, Fr.    .297-7-23  31 starts at designated hitter, 5 in left field
     Joey Lind, Fr.        .303-0-6  Has made 5 starts at designated hitter this season
     Trevor Petersen, So.  .333-0-6  Has made 7 starts at DH; missed 3 weeks with mono

KNUTSON PASSES #500: Husky head coach Ken Knutson is already the winningest baseball coach in UW history, but he reached another milestone on March 5. Knutson, who enters this week with a career record of 520-341-2, won his 500th career game on March 5 vs. Southern Utah. Entering this season, only 16 Pac-10 coaches had ever reached 500 career victories, a group than includes legends like USC's Rod Dedeaux, Arizona's Jerry Kindall and Jim Brock and Bobby Winkles of Arizona State. Knutson took over at his alma mater prior to the 1993 season and is in his 15th year in charge. Only Stanford's Mark Marquess has more seniority or more wins among current Pac-10 coaches.

HUSKIES AT SAFECO FIELD: Washington played its first game ever at Safeco Field last Friday, beating then-No. 8 Oregon State, 9-6. A crowd of 10,421 watched the Husky win, marking the largest-ever attendance for a conference game in Pac-10 history. The old record of 9,772 was set in Tucson for an Arizona-Arizona State game in 1980. The attendance was also the second-most ever for a Husky baseball game, just shy of the 10,688 who attended the NCAA Regional final game vs. Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., in 1997.

INJURY BUG: Washington has suffered a rash of recent injuries, greatly reducing the number of available players. Two regular outfielders are out for the remainder of the season: Kyle Conley and Andy Lentz. Additionally, Brett Kaluza missed last weekend due to illness and Ty Rasmussen suffered an arm injury during the April 27 game, but managed to return a week later. In the infield, second baseman Bradley Boyer missed six games due to an ankle injury, but returned two weeks ago. SS Brian Pearl missed several games earlier due to a back problem. Behind the plate, catchers Joey Dunn, Max Kwan, Bryce Anderson and Ryan Scott have all missed significant time due to injury while, on the mound, the Huskies missed Brandon McKerney for the first part of the season and recently discovered that Cam Nobles' season is over due to an injury.

NORTHWEST FLAVOR: As is usually the case, the Husky baseball roster is made up primarily of players from the state of Washington. This year, 35 of the 38 players on the current roster are from the state of Washington. The only non-Washingtonians on the team is are sophomore pitchers Bryce Mooney (Lake Oswego, Ore.), Geoff Nichols (Portland, Ore.) and freshman infielder Travis Nishioka (Honolulu, Hawaii). For those unfamiliar with Northwest geography, both Lake Oswego and Portland are within a few miles of the border with Washington. Of the 35 in-state players, 32 are from the western part of the state (west of the Cascades) and 17 are from King County, where the UW is located.

POSITION PLAYER NOTES (in alphabetical order):
#10 Bryce Anderson, Fr. C:
First career homer in 9th inn. of Apr. 27 game at Utah Valley State ... hit safely in lone AB at Port. (Mar. 20) and Gonzaga (Mar. 21) ... saw first action as PH Feb. 27 vs. Portland ... has caught in five games ... captain as an IF at Redmond HS last season.

#2 Bradley Boyer, So. IF: Started 33 at 2B, 1 at 3B ... 4-for-10 in Oregon State series ... missed UCR and USC series with ankle inj., though he did have two pinch hits vs. USC ... started all 3 at Utah Valley (4-for-14, 2 doubles, 1 homer, 6 RBI) ... 3-for-6 with 5 RBI Apr. 28 at UVSC ... only 7 Ks in 140 AB ... during spring break trip: 12-for-24 ... 2-run HR in 11th won WSU game Mar. 23 ... 4-for-13 (.308) with 2 2Bs, 2 RBI in Pacific series ... 3-for-5 with 2B, 3B Mar. 5 vs. UC Irvine ... first HR Mar. 6 vs. Southern Utah ... started 2 of 3 at ECU Invitational (1 at 2B, 1 at 3B), going 5-for-7 with 4 doubles, 2 runs, 1 RBI ... first career hit was a solo HR at CS Northridge last season.

#4 Michael Burgher, Jr. OF: Started 33 of last 37 in CF ... 4-for-10 in OSU series ... 4-for-12 in USC series, including 3-for-4 with 3 runs, 2 RBI and a double on Apr. 22 ... 14-for-14 in stolen bases this season ... 2-for-3, 3 runs, 3 SBs Apr. 14 vs. UCR ... 4-for-10, 2 doubles in UCLA series ... both doubles came in Apr. 7 win vs. Bruins ... 3-for-4, 3 RBI in win over ASU ... 6-for-12 in WSU series ... 3-for-3 with a BB, SB and a run Mar. 9 vs. Pacific ... started in CF vs. ECU (1-for-5) ... played in 26 games last season, starting 12 ... UW went 8-4 in his starts last season.

#3 Doug Cherry, Fr. IF: Started 2 games vs. USC at 2B .. 2-for-6 with a run and a steal in USC series ... RBI double in first AB Mar. 3 vs. UC Irvine ... 3 at bats in 5 games during spring break trip ... captained Inglemoor HS last year ... named to his summer team's (Taylor Baseball) all-time team at shortstop.

#28 Danny Cox, So. SS: Has started 16 at SS and 6 at 2B ... 2-for-3, 2B, 3B, 3 runs in Huskies' win over Oregon State at Safeco Field ... career day Apr. 28 at UVSC: 3-for-6, 3 runs, 7 RBI, 2 HRs ... started all 3 vs. UCR at 2B ... 2-for-8, 3 runs over last two UCR games ... 2-for-5, 2B, 3B and game-winning run in Mar. 25 win at WSU ... had a 7-game hit streak Feb. 17-Mar. 3 ... solo homer vs. Duke ... as a freshman, started 52 of UW's 61 games at SS ... only 4 errors in 102 chances in Pac-10 play last year ... drafted by Twins in the 34th round in 2005.

#18 Joey Dunn, Jr. C: Had started every game this season at catcher until Apr. 7 at UCLA ... has started 38 of 44 ... 3-for-3 with 4 RBI May 5 vs. Oregon State ... missed last 2 at UVSC with bank injury that could limit action this weekend ... over his last 12 games: 12-for-35, raising average from .177 to .228 ... 2-for-3, HR, 3 RBI Apr. 14 vs. UCR ... 4-for-6 in UCLA series ... 3-for-4 over last 2 ASU games ... 2-for-5, 2 RBI in Mar. 24 win over WSU ... solo homer in 6-5 win over Pacific March 10 ... error-free so far in '07 ... 3-for-5 Feb. 27 vs. Portland ... started 29 games behind the plate as a freshman in 2005 and 10 more last season ... UW went 9-1 with Dunn as starter behind the plate last season.

#1 Matt Hague, Jr. 3B: Has started 39 games at 3B and 2 in RF ... enters week on 16-game hitting streak ... 29-for-67 (.433) with 6 doubles, 8 homers, 19 runs, 22 RBI during streak ... 4-for-12, 3 RBI in Oregon State series ... went off at UVSC last weekend, homering in all 3 games (including 2 HRs on Apr. 28) ... 8-for-15, 4 homers, 8 RBI in UVSC series ... 5-for-11 with 2 2Bs, 1 HR, 2 RBI in USC series ... 3-for-4 with a homer and a double Apr. 21 vs. USC ... 4-for-9 in two games at BYU ... 5-for-13, 2 HR in UCR series ... 3 homers in last 6 games ... 3-run homer in Apr. 7 win at UCLA ... 4-for-14 in WSU series and again in ASU series ... 3-for-10, 3 BBs, 3 SBs in CSUN series ... 4-for-8 in March 10 doubleheader sweep of Pacific ... 2-for-4 with 3-run HR Mar. 5 vs. SUU ... entered junior season with .394 batting average in 350 career at bats, good for the top career BA in school history ... first-team All-Pac-10 last year ... preseason third-team All-America from Collegiate Baseball.

#7 Brett Kaluza, So. OF: Missed last two weeks (UVSC & OSU series) due to illness ... started all 3 vs. UCR and 1 vs. USC in RF ... started 2 games at UCLA: 2-for-5 ... started Apr. 1 vs. ASU: 0-for-2, BB, run ... 2-for-3, 2 runs, 2 RBI in start Mar. 18. vs. CSUN ... started 2 vs. Pacific (in LF and CF) ... 2-for-6 vs. Pacific.

#8 Max Kwan, So. C: Seattle native spent last year playing at Tulane ... first UW start Apr. 10 at BYU (1-for-3, BB) ... first AB Mar. 18 vs. CSUN after missing first five weeks with elbow injury ... caught an inning Mar. 24 vs. WSU ... started 33 games for Green Wave, helping them to NCAA Regional ... drafted by Mariners in 36th round of 2006 draft.

#23 Joey Lind, Fr. 1B: In 3 games at Utah Valley: 3-for-5, 2 RBI ... started Apr. 11 at BYU (1-for-4, RBI) ... first two career starts Mar. 24-25 at WSU: 4-for-6, 2 RBI ... first hit was single Mar. 3 vs. UC Irvine ... along with UW teammate Cam Nobles, led Jackson HS to 27-0 record, 4A state title and No. 2 final national ranking last season ... hit .455 with a school-record 46 RBI in 27 games last season.

#32 Travis Nishioka, Fr. OF/IF: Versatile freshman can play OF or IF ... lone action so far came Mar. 3 vs. UC Irvine (game 2) ... first-team all-ILH as a senior at Iolani School in Honolulu ... also all-state football player.

#9 Brian Pearl, Fr. IF: Has started 28 of last 35 at SS ... 4-for-7 over the last two games vs. UCR ... 3-for-5 in two starts vs. ASU (missed Sun. with back spasms) ... 6-for-13, 4 RBI during 5 games on spring break trip ... 3-for-12, 2 2Bs, HR vs. CSUN ... homered Mar. 18 ... 4-for-12 with 4 RBI in Pacific series ... solo HR Mar. 5 vs. Southern Utah ... started at 2B Feb. 18 at Cal Poly, (1-for-5 with an RBI 2B in first AB) ... one relief pitching appearance.

#33 Trevor Petersen, So. 1B: Returned from bout of mono Mar. 20 ... 2-for-2 off bench Apr. 20 vs. USC ... started at DH Apr. 21 vs. Trojans ... 2-for-3 in start Apr. 10 at BYU ... started twice at UCLA: 3-for-9, 2 RBI ... pinch hit twice vs. ASU: walk and sac fly ... singled off bench Mar. 24 at WSU ... 1-for-3 as starting DH vs. ECU ... played in 23 games last year, starting 8 (1 at 1B, 7 at DH) ... 3-time captain at Seattle Christian ... state 1A co-MVP as a senior in 2005.

#25 Ty Rasmussen, RS-Fr. OF: 31 starts as Husky DH, 5 in LF ... injured arm in Apr. 27 game at UVSC and missed Apr. 28 game ... 4-for-9 with HR, 3 RBI in USC series ... in 5 games during BYU/UCR week: 8-for-13 (.615), 6 runs, 6 RBI, 2 2B, 2 HR, 7 BB ... 3 HRs in last 6 games ... 6-for-9, 5 BB in UCR series ... 3-for-3 with 4 RBI off bench Mar. 24 at WSU ... 3-for-10 in CSUN series ... hit RBI single in 11th to beat Pacific March 10 ... 3-for-6 in that game ... homer vs. UCI came in 1-0 Husky win ... spent last season redshirting at Louisiana-Lafeyette.

#6 Jake Rife, So. OF: Started 24 of last 29 in LF ... 3-for-10 in OSU series ... 5-for-15 in UVSC series ... 3-for-9 in 2 games in USC series ... homered Apr. 5 at UCLA and Apr. 11 vs. BYU ... 3-for-7 in two starts vs. ASU ... 3-for-9 at WSU ... 3-for-4 at Portland ... started all 3 vs. CSUN: 4-for-11, 3 doubles ... 2-for-4 in start in 6-5 win over Pacific ... saw action in 42 games as freshman, starting 30 ... batted over .450 in each of his last 3 seasons at Lakewood High ... 2A state MVP as a senior.

#21 Curt Rindal, Sr. 1B: Team's lone senior in 5th season at the UW ... 5-for-14, 2 doubles in Oregon State series ... 5-for-14, HR, 3 RBI in UVSC series ... 3-for-10 in USC series ... great week vs. BYU, UCR (Apr. 10-15): 9-for-23 (.391) with 11 RBI and 6 runs ... drove in winning run in 9th Apr. 15 vs. UCR ... five RBI the day before ... homer Apr. 13 vs. Riverside ... 2nd career triple Apr. 6 at UCLA ... 2-for-5 Sun. at UCLA ... 5-for-9, 5 RBI in last 2 ASU games ... 3-for-5 with 2B, HR, 3 RBI at Portland Mar. 20 ... 4-for-6, 3 RBI Mar. 24 at WSU ... 3-for-13, 2 RBI in CSUN series ... big series vs. Pacific (8-for-14, 2 2Bs, HR, 3 RBI), winning Pac-10 player of the week ... 4-for-5 in 6-5 win over Pacific and 7-for-10 in doubleheader that day ... 3-for-4, 3-run double, solo homer Mar. 6 vs. SUU ... hit two homers at ECU Invitational, going 3-for-10 with four RBI on the weekend ... 2-for-12 as starter in all 3 at Cal Poly ... redshirted his second season (2004) due to an elbow injury in left (non-throwing) arm ... earned first-team All-Pac-10 last year after batting .350 with 10 homers, 21 doubles and 48 RBI ... four in the Pac-10 in doubles, seventh in homers ... only player to play in all 61 games last year.

#43 Aaron Russell, Fr. IF: Started last two USC games at 3B ... 3-for-7 over those 2 starts ... also started Apr. 26 at UVSC (1-for-3) ... singled in first AB Mar. 3 (game 2) vs. UC Irvine ... started at 3B Mar. 4 vs. UCI ... first-team all-league SS at Interlake HS last season.

#13 Matt Stevens, Jr. OF: After no ABs since Apr. 3, started last 2 at UVSC and went 6-for-9 with 2 RBI to increase average from .075 to .184 ... 4-for-6 Apr. 28 at UVSC ... 2-for-11 in 3 starts last weekend vs. Oregon State ... got first start in 8 games Sun. vs. ASU ... started 2 games in Pacific series ... also saw action at 1B ... started 2 of 3 at ECU Invitational, both in RF ... started last 2 at Cal Poly in RF (1-for-9) ... belted 17 home runs last season, second in the Pac-10 (behind teammate Zach Clem's 20) and fourth in UW single-season history ... hit for the cycle at CS Northridge on Feb. 18, 2006, finishing the game 5-for-6 with two homers ... six homers in league play were most in the Pac-10 ... first-team Academic All-Pac-10 last year ... saw freshman season (2005) cut short by broken bone in hand.

#44 Brett Wilcox, So. C: Catcher joined team Mar. 26, first day of spring quarter ... 9-for-15 (.600) at the plate so far ... started last 2 at UVSC, going 2-for-3 Apr. 26 and 4-for-4 Apr. 28 ... started at C in Apr. 7 win at UCLA, going 1-for-5 with RBI double ... also started Apr. 11 at BYU, going 2-for-3 with a run ... caught an inning Sat. vs. ASU ... played last season at Bellevue CC ... MVP of KingCo 4A Conference as senior at Bothell High in 2005.

PROBABLE STARTING PITCHER NOTES (Wednesday starter TBD):
TUE. - Nick Haughian, So. LHP:
Has started 12 games ... took loss Apr. 27 at Utah Valley (1.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 K) ... suffered loss Apr. 21 vs. USC (5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 2 K) ... no decision Apr. 15 vs. UCR (4.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 5 BB, 6 K) ... suffered loss Apr. 5 at UCLA (1.2 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 0 K) ... took the loss Apr. 10 at BYU: 4.0 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 4 BB, 3 K ... earned the win Mar. 30 vs. No. 16 Arizona State: 7.0 IP, 11 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K ... has gone 7.0 IP in 5 of 7 starts ... no decision in UW's 5-3, 11-inn. win at WSU Mar. 23: 7.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 5 K ... worked 7.0 shutout innings for win Mar. 16 vs. CSUN: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 4 Ks ... got the win Mar. 9 vs. Pacific (7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 7 K) ... suffered loss Mar. 3 (game 2) vs. UC Irvine ... pitched well, but took loss vs. ECU (7.0+ IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 6 K) ... left game with 4-2 lead, but no decision in first career start Feb. 18 at Cal Poly: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 Ks ... made the WCCBL all-star team and led the league with 10 saves last summer, pitching for the league champion Wenatchee.

FRI. - Jason Erickson, Soph. RHP: Beat #8 Oregon State last Fri. at Safeco Field (6.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 6 BB, 2 K) ... went 5.0 IP in win at Utah Valley State Apr. 28 (5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K) ... started Apr. 18 vs. Portland (ND), Apr. 22 vs. USC ... combined with Nick Hagadone on 3-hit shutout vs. USC: 4.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K) ... first career save Apr. 13 vs. UCR (3.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 3 K) ... threw 3.0 IP Apr. 11 at BYU (3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K) ... worked 6.1 IP of relief Apr. 5 at UCLA, allowing 1 run on 1 hit ... threw 0.2 in UW loss at Gonzaga ... 1.0 scoreless IP in 7-0 win over CSUN Mar. 16 ... worked final 1.2 IP in 8-0 win over Pacific March 10 ... drafted by the Reds in the 45th round in 2005.

SAT. - Elliott Cribby, Jr. RHP: Beat #8 OSU in first start of season, May 5: 6.0 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K ... threw 5.2 in relief Apr. 27 at Utah Valley (8 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K) ... pitched 2.0 IP in UW win Apr. 14 vs. UCR (1 H, 0 R) ... notched 2.0 scoreless innings in UW win Mar. 25 at WSU ... threw 2.0 hitless IP in relief Mar. 18 vs. CSUN ... picked up first save Mar. 6 vs. Southern Utah ... threw 2.1 relief (no dec.) in 6-5 win over Pacific ... All-Pac-10 honorable mention last year in his first season at UW ... 10 saves in 2006 were second in the Pac-10 and 4th-most in UW history.

SUN. - Jorden Merry, So. RHP: Has pitched exclusively as a starter before working 0.2 in relief May 4 at Safeco Field ... took loss as starter May 6 vs. OSU (3.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R 1 BB, 1 K) ... took loss Apr. 26 at Utah Valley (4.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K) ... suffered loss Apr. 20 vs. USC (5.2 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 2 BB, 5 K) ... earned sixth win Apr. 13 vs. UCR (6.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 5 BB, 4 K) ... had string of five straight wins broken in Mar. 31 loss to ASU ... in ASU loss: 6.1 IP, 10 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 0 BB, 4 K ... picked up 5th straight win Mar. 24 at Washington State ... worked 7.0 IP, allowing 8 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K ... saw string of consecutive scoreless innings snapped at 22.2 Mar. 17 vs. CSUN, but got win: 8.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 6 Ks ... worked 2nd straight combined shutout Mar. 10 vs. Pacific (7.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 3 K) ... notched victory Mar. 3 (game 1) vs. UC Irvine, the first 1-0 game in Husky Ballpark history ... vs. UCI (7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 Ks) ... won Feb. 24 vs. St. John's (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 6 K) ... all-league at Lower Columbia CC after leading the league with 0.51 ERA.

PITCHER NOTES: Harrison Bishop (Jr. RHP) worked 1.2 IP in UW's May 5 win over No. 8 Oregon State ... threw 2.0 IP in relief Apr. 26 at Utah Valley (2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K) ... worked season-long 3.1 IP in relief Apr. 20 vs. USC ... threw 1.2 scoreless IP of relief Apr. 6 at UCLA ... 1.2 IP in UW win April 14 vs. UCR ... worked 2.0 IP in Apr. 1 loss to ASU (5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB) ... threw 1.0 IP Mar. 16 vs. CSUN (1 H, 0 R) ... fanned 2 in 1.0 IP Mar. 20 at Portland ... 2.0 IP of scoreless relief Mar. 24 at WSU ... missed 2005 season due to "Tommy John" surgery ... drafted by the Orioles in the 40th round of the 2004 draft ... Tyler Cheney (Soph. LHP) pitched in two games vs. Oregon State (combined 4.0 IPO, 3 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 3K) ... pitched 2.0 IP Apr. 26 at UVSC (2 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K) ... worked 1.2 scoreless IP in UW's 12-6 win over UCR ... took loss Apr. 11 at BYU ... went 3.0 innings for loss in start Apr. 1 vs. ASU ... got no decision at WSU Mar. 25 (4.0 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K) ... picked up win Mar. 18 vs. CSUN: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K ... no decision in 6-5, 11-inning win over Pacific (6.0 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2K) ... started Mar. 4 vs. UC Irvine and took the loss as UW was one-hit (4.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB 1 K) ... got the save vs. St. John's, throwing 3.0 shutout IP ... threw 2.1 IP in relief Feb. 17 at Cal Poly, allowing 1 run on 3 hits ... started 12 games and appeared in relief 3 times during the 2006 season ... walked only 4 batters over last 31.1 innings last season ... Johnny DuRocher (Jr. RHP) has pitched in 3 games in relief ... 2.0 IP Mar. 20 at Portland (2 H, 2 R) ... is playing baseball for the first time since his sophomore year of high school ... a QB on the UW football team the last three years ... had successful surgery to remove a brain tumor last Nov. ... the state's Gatorade player of the year for football in 2002, originally began his career at Oregon before transferring after a season ... appeared in 7 games as a UW quarterback ... Nick Hagadone (Jr. LHP) has worked out of pen his last 17 outings, combining for 41.2 innings, with 38 hits and 6 ER (1.30 ERA) ... got 8th save May 5 vs. OSU (3 Ks in 1.1 IP) ... seventh save Apr. 28 at Utah Valley State, going final 4.0 IP ... got the win Apr. 22 vs. USC, combining with Jason Erickson on 3-hit shutout ... worked 4.1 no-hit innings in that one ... got the win Apr. 15 vs. UCR (4.2 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 5 K) ... got win Apr. 7 at UCLA with 5.1-inning outing (7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K) ... save No. 6 in 5-4 win over ASU Mar. 30 (1.1 IP, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K) ... gave up first ER in relief Apr. 1 vs. ASU on a solo homer ... fifth save in 6-5 win at WSU Mar. 25 ... got win with 3.0 of relief at Portland Mar. 20 ... got win with 2.2 perfect innings in UW's 11-inn. win at WSU Mar. 23 ... fourth save in 2-1 win over CSUN (1.0 IP, 2 Ks) ... third save Mar. 9 vs. Pacific ... earned saves Mar. 3 vs. UCI and Mar. 5 vs. SUU .. has made two starts ... worked the final three innings of a no-hitter (combining with Tim Lincecum) March 12, 2006, vs. Santa Clara, retiring all nine batters he faced ... Brandon McKerney (Jr. RHP) had two brief scoreless outings vs. OSU ... got win in relief Apr. 14 vs. UCR (1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R) ... gave up first runs of year Apr. 11 at BYU (4.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K) ... missed first 5 weeks with injury, and appeared Mar. 18 vs. CSUN (1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 K) ... appeared twice vs. ASU, combining for 2.2 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 Ks ... got the win Mar. 25 at WSU with 1.0 inning ... threw scoreless inning Mar. 21 at Gonzaga and 1.1 in win at WSU Mar. 23 ... pitched in 14 games for UW last season and had good summer at Newport, R.I., posting a 0.31 ERA and .106 opponent batting average ... earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention in 2005 ... Bryce Mooney (So. RHP) worked an inning Apr. 11 at BYU ... got no dec. in start at Portland Mar. 20 .. (4.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 0 K) ... got win in a start Mar. 6 vs. SUU (5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 Ks) ... pitched Feb. 17 vs. Cal Poly ... pitched in 27 games as a freshman in 2006, starting 1 and appearing in relief 25 times ... had a string of 10 straight innings of no-hit relief from March 10-28 last year ... Geoff Nichols (So. RHP) threw 3.1 innings of 1-hit, no-run relief Apr. 21 vs. USC (1 walk, 3 Ks) ... worked 1.2 IP Apr. 6 at UCLA ... struck out 2 in a 1-2-3 inning Mar. 31 vs. ASU ... took loss in start Mar. 21 at Gonzaga (UW shut out, 12-0) ... got win in 6-5, 11-inn. victory over Pacific Mar. 10 (2.2 IP., 1 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 0 K) ... no decision in start vs. Portland Feb. 27 (3.0 IP) ... worked 3.1 innings of relief opening day vs. Cal Poly, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits ... appeared in relief 3 times and started once last season ... got the start at Hawaii Pacific, earning a win.

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