Senior Jayce Ray knocks four hits in final Husky game.
Huskies wrap up road schedule with third straight win over Cougars.
Huskies get three hits each from Meggs, Mitsui and Wiggins.
Huskies hand Mustangs first loss of season in home opener.
Our final segment of the season preview looks at the pitching staff.
PERSONAL: Born in Seattle, Wash. ... son of Kim and Tom Kane ... has two brothers, Mitch and Steven ... both parents, older brother, grandfather and two uncles all attended the UW ... father played golf for the Huskies ... majoring in biology.
2013: Pitched 26 games, all but two of them in relief ... finished the season ranked No. 3 in UW history with 77 career appearances ... pitched two perfect innings for the save in first outing, the third game of the UC Davis series (Feb. 16) ... struck out one vs. the Aggies ... also pitched a 1-2-3 inning in the fourth game at UC Davis, striking out one ... took the loss in relief Feb. 23 (game two) at Lamar, allowing four runs in an inning of work ... earned second save March 1 vs. Cal Poly, retiring all four batters he faced ... also worked two scoreless innings (one hit) in March 3 game vs. Cal Poly ... pitched the final two innings of the win over SeattleU on March 5 ... didn't get a save (came in with a 4-0 lead), but did work out of a jam to close out the win over the Redhawks ... pitched in the third game of the series at LSU, working three and one-third innings, allowing one run on three hits ... pitched final one and one-third innings March 17 at UCLA, allowing a run on two hits ... earned two saves in the USC series ... pitched the ninth inning the 3-1 win on March 23, allowing a hit and fanning one ... went three innings the following day, allowing one run on three hits ... pitched twice in the Oregon series, totaling 3.1 perfect innings ... went one and one-third on March 28, retired all four he faced ... pitched two innings two days later, retiring all six ... struck out two in a 1-2-3 ninth inning in the April 5 win at Pepperdine ... also pitched an inning April 7 in Malibu ... took the loss in relief April 8 at Cal State Northridge ... pitched the final inning April 14 at Stanford ... worked one and one-third innings, retiring all four he faced with two Ks, for the win April 20 (game two) vs. No. 5 Oregon State ... pitched a third of an inning April 24 at Gonzaga ... made just second start of career April 28 vs. Cal ... didn't figure in the decision vs. the Bears, allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits over four innings ... also a no decision in a start May 5 at Arizona, where he gave up two runs (one earned) on two hits over three innings ... pitched in two of the three games vs. Utah ... pitched a scoreless inning May 14 at Portland ... picked up fifth save of the year May 19 vs. Washington State, pitching two scoreless innings ... pitched two and two-thirds innings in relief May 26 vs. No. 19 Arizona State, allowing one run on one hit as the Huskies closed the season with a win.
2012: For the second straight season, led the UW in appearances, with 26, all in relief ... pitched in five shutouts ... shared the team lead with seven wins ... gave up an earned run in only five of 26 outings ... struck out four in two innings March 4 (game two) vs. Saint Joseph's, a 6-0 Husky win ... pitched a scoreless inning in each of the Huskies' two wins over Oregon March 16-17 ... got the win with 2.2 no-hit innings March 31 at Oregon State, a 3-2 Husky victory ... also got a win in his next outing, April 6 at Stanford, holding the Cardinal scoreless on two hits over 1.1 innings ... pitched a perfect inning for the win April 22 vs. Arizona ... got two victories in the sweep at USC, winning games May 5 and 6 ... went 1.1 in the first and 2.0 in the second ... pitched a total of 3.1 scoreless innings over two outings vs. UCLA ... worked one and two-thirds innings for the victory May 22 at Seattle University .. got the win in relief May 25 vs. Washington State ... pitched 2.1 innings in that one, allowing two hits while fanning two in a 5-2 Husky win ... also contributed a scoreless inning the following day vs. the Cougars in another 5-2 win ... helped lead the Wenatchee (Wash.) AppleSox to the West Coast League title over the summer ... set a league record with 13 saves ... over 28 innings, struck out 26 and walked only five while posting a 1.92 ERA ... had three more saves in the playoffs ... named the first-team all-league reliever.
2011: Pitched in a team-high 25 games, with one start, as a freshman ... pitched in the Huskies' season-opener, allowing a run on two hits over two innings ... struck out four over two one-hit innings March 8 vs. SeattleU ... worked two innings at Oklahoma State, allowing no runs on one hit ... earned first win March 27 vs. Nevada, retiring the two batters he faced ... went three innings, allowing no runs on one hit, March 29 vs. Portland ... struck out four, didn't walk anyone and allowed one run over three and two-thirds April 8 at Oregon ... four straight scoreless outings (two each vs. USC and at WSU) April 21-May 1 ... picked up a save in the last of those, retiring the one Cougar he faced May 1 ... only start of the season was May 13 vs. Oregon State, when he worked four innings, allowing two runs on four hits with no walks and three Ks (no decision) ... walked only one over his last nine outings ... played for the Mohawk Valley (N.Y.) DiamondDawgs of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League ... went 1-1 with a 1.93 ERA over 13 outings ... in 28 innings, gave up 21 hits and only one walk while striking out 33 ... didn't allow a run through first even appearances ... earned second-team All-PGCBL.
ARCHBISHOP MURPHY HIGH SCHOOL: Played three seasons on the varsity under coach Stan Taloff ... captained the team as a senior ... named the Cascade Conference Player of the Year and the Everett Herald Player of the Year as a senior ... first-team 2A all-state pitcher ... also a first-team all-league pick as a pitcher and third baseman ... as a senior, batted .400 with six homers and went 7-1 with a 1.81 earned run average and 63 strikeouts on the mound ... helped lead the Wildcats to a 22-4 record, league and district titles and a third-place state finish as a senior ... earned first-team all-league at third base as a junior ... hit .543 with seven homers while going 3-1 with a 1.95 ERA as a junior ... led team to 22-2 mark and a district title as a junior ... also won the district his sophomore year ... graduated with a 3.9 grade point average.