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Trevor Dunlap, who is tied for ninth in the Pac-12 with 29 appearances, will be honored as part of UW Senior Day on Sunday.
No. 8 UW Hosts UCLA For Senior Weekend
Release: 05/22/2014
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SEATTLE - Something’s gotta give as UCLA (23-29, 10-17 Pac-12) takes on Washington (38-13-1, 20-7 Pac-12) to conclude the regular season this weekend at Husky Ballpark. The defending NCAA-champion Bruins have lost 10-straight games but have beaten the Huskies in 17-consecutive games dating back to 2006.

Besides fighting for NCAA seeding and Pac-12 stature, UW will honor five seniors this weekend: Trevor Dunlap, Dae Yang Kim, Ryan Wiggins, Brian Wolfe and Zach Wright. Senior ceremonies will be held Sunday, starting at 2:42 p.m.

UW is ranked sixth in Perfect Game, eighth in Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball, and 13th in NCBWA and USA Today/Coaches polls.

Friday’s game will be streamed live on GoHuskies.com with Gary Hill calling the action. Saturday and Sunday’s games will be televised on the Pac-12 Network with Paul Sunderland and Eric Byrnes calling the action. Live scoring will also be available on GoHuskies.com and live tweets will be @UW_Baseball.

THIS WEEKEND:
Friday, May 23
UCLA at Washington
Husky Ballpark, Seattle, Wash.
7:00 p.m. PT • Live video and live stats
RH Jared Fisher  (6-3, 4.23) vs. RH James Kaprielian (6-6, 2.48)

Saturday, May 24
UCLA at Washington
Husky Ballpark, Seattle, Wash.
7:00 p.m. PT • Pac-12 TV & live stats
RH Tyler Davis (10-2, 1.71) vs. LH Grant Watson (4-9, 3.90)

Sunday, May 25
UCLA at Washington
Husky Ballpark, Seattle, Wash.
3:00 p.m. PT • Pac-12 TV & live stats
RH Jeff Brigham (6-3, 3.20) vs. RH Cody Poteet (3-4, 4.00)
Note: Senior Day ceremonies will be held at 2:42 p.m.

UW-UCLA SERIES HISTORY:
UCLA leads the Huskies 44-17 in the overall series, and holds a 17-game winning streak dating back to 2008. The Huskies last win against the Bruins was 5-2 in the first game of the series on April 25, 2008 in Seattle. The last series win dates back to 2006, where they defeated UCLA 2-1. Coach Lindsay Meggs graduated from UCLA in 1985 and played third base for the Bruins from 1981-85. He is 0-12 against the Bruins through his first four seasons of leading the Huskies.

INTERESTING FACTS:
• Last week UW lost its first series out of 11 this season and snapped a streak dating back to last season of winning 14 straight series, including 12 straight Pac-12 series.
• The Huskies have their most wins (38) since 2004 when they went 39-20-1. If they can reach 40 wins, it will be the first time they have achieved that milestone since going 42-18 in 2003. UW has won 40 games four previous times in school history (42-2003, 41-1998, 46-1997, 46-1994).
• The Huskies’ 20 wins in Conference action are the most since the north and the south merged to form the Pac-10 in 1999. The 20 wins are the most since 1997 when the Huskies were 20-4 in the Pac-10 North. UW’s high for Conference wins is 22 in 1993. The Dawgs have had 20 wins three other times in school history.
• UW is 34-2-1 when scoring four or more runs and 33-5 when keeping opponents under four runs.  The Dawgs are 27-1 when leading after four innings and 14-0 when leading after the first inning. The Huskies are 27-0 when leading after seven innings and 31-0 when ahead after 8.
• UW leads the Pac-12 in batting average (.284) and are 2nd in slugging pct (.388), RBIs (277) and HRs (24). As a pitching staff, they rank 3rd in ERA (3.24) and 2nd with 16 saves. Defensively, the team’s fielding percentage of .981 leads the Conference and is 5th nationally.
• 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-April 7. Andrew Ely took home honors on the 17th and Brian Wolfe won on the 24th and 31st. Tyler Davis got into the action April 7.

SPOTLIGHTED HUSKIES
Brian Wolfe (.383), Austin Rei (.375)and Trevor Mitsui (.370) own the top three spots, respectively, in batting average in Pac-12-only play. All three are also top-five in on-base percentage.
Troy Rallings is 4th in the Pac-12 with 9 saves and has 7 in Pac-12 play to rank tied for 1st. Nine saves is tied for 8th most in UW single-season history.
Braden Bishop leads the Pac-12 with 19 stolen bases in 20 attempts. His only caught stealing came when he overslid second base after initially reaching safely.
Andrew Ely leads the nation with 22 sacrifice bunts and the team is also the national leader with 81.
Tyler Davis, a Golden Spikes, Gregg Olson watch list member and Dick Howser semifinalist, is trying to become the 4th Husky with 11 or more wins in a season.


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.    .331-2-26    Hitting .375 in Pac-12 play to rank 2nd; thrown out 12 of 30 SB atts.
    1B/DH –    Branden Berry, RS-So.    .239-1-17    .353 avg in May (6x17, HR, 5 R); 30 starts at 1B, 6 at DH, 2 RF
    2B –    Andrew Ely, Jr.    .309-2-31    Leads Pac-12 turning 44 double plays; Pac-12 POW Mar. 17
    3B –    Alex Schmidt, Jr.    .238-5-26    Hitting .333 (13 for 39, 4 doubles, 2 homers, 8 RBI) in May
    SS –    Erik Forgione, Jr.    .247-0-21    Leads Pac-12 w/180 assists, 2nd 40 double plays; 22x56 RISP
    OF –    Braden Bishop, So.    .299-0-25    1st in Pac-12 w/19 SB, started all 52 gms at CF; made SC#1 play Mar. 31
    OF –    Robert Pehl, Jr.    .265-5-32    Started 128-straight games; 13 multi-hit gms; hit for cycle vs. SJ St.
    OF –    Brian Wolfe, Sr.    .361-4-32    Gregg Olson Award watch list; 2nd Pac12 in avg, 3rd slugging pct
    DH/1B –    Trevor Mitsui, Jr.    .349-5-32    16x41 (.390), 12 runs, 10 RBI in May; reached base in 45 of 48 games
    RHP –    Jared Fisher, Jr.    6-3, 4.23    4-0, 2.10 ERA in last 6 starts; leads staff with 55 strikeouts
    RHP –    Tyler Davis, Jr.    10-2, 1.71    14th player in UW history with 10 wins; T2nd P-12 wins, 3rd ERA
    RHP –    Jeff Brigham, Jr.    6-3, 3.20    Allowed 1 run or less in 8 starts; 10-5, 3.92 ERA in 48  career games

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