2009 SOFTBALL team

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Sport: softball
‣ Record: 51-12

‣ Won Washington’s first-ever NCAA championship in softball
‣ Finished the season 51-12 overall
‣ Pitcher Danielle Lawrie was the National Player of the Year (NFCA, USA Softball and Honda Award), and Womens’ College World Series MVP
‣ Niki Williams set a Women’s College World Series record for most RBI in a game (7) and series (10)
‣ Morgan Stuart set a WCWS record for most doubles in a series (4)
‣ Five Huskies were named to the All-Tournament team, including freshmen Kimi Pohlman and Niki Williams, sophomore Morgan Stuart, junior Danielle (Lawrie) Locke and senior Ashley Charters

‣ Pitcher Danielle Lawrie named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year
‣ Team needed a 15-inning, five-hour, 13-minute win at UMass to advance to Super Regionals. Lawrie went the distance in that one, allowing one run and striking out 24 over 15 innings, during which she threw 251 pitches
‣ UW swept Florida in two games in the WCWS championship series. Lawrie, who pitched every inning of the Huskies’ 12 postseason games, finished the year 42-8
‣ Coached by Heather Tarr