April 29, 2013
SEATTLE - The women's crew Varsity 8 team has been named the GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of April 22-28.
For the first time since 2003, the No. 6 women's crew team upset No. 2 Cal on Saturday on the Montlake Cut. Washington took the lead by a couple of seats through the first 500 meters.
Cal took a four-seat lead through the second 500 but the UW came back to level the race. The Huskies picked up speed in the third 500 and pushed through to the finish line for a 6:24.0, two seconds ahead of Cal.
Other nominees include: Varsity 8 (men's crew), Trevor Dunlap (baseball), Jax Thoirs (men's track and field), Logan Miller (women's track and field), Kyle McMorrow (men's tennis), SooBin Kim (women's golf) and Grace Ysidora (women's tennis).