No. 22 Dawgs Head Down I-5 To Face No. 5 OSU
May 3, 2006
THIS WEEK: The 22nd-ranked Washington baseball team (30-17 overall, 8-7 in Pac-10 play) plays its final conference road series of the seasons this weekend when the Huskies travel down Interstate 5 to face fifth-ranked Oregon State (32-10, 9-3) in a big three-game series at Goss Stadium. Friday's game time is 5:00 p.m. and first pitch Saturday and Sunday is at 1:00 p.m. All three games will air live on KKNW AM-1150 while Saturday's game will also be shown live on FSN in the Northwest. After the Huskies return home, they'll play host to Portland Monday (6:30 p.m.) and Tuesday (3:00 p.m.) in a pair of non-conference games. Friday night, UW ace RHP Tim Lincecum will square off with OSU All-American Dallas Buck. Saturday, RHP Kyle Parker will start for the Huskies and on Sunday, RHP Elliott Cribby gets the ball.
Fri., May 5: UW at OSU, 5:00 p.m. - KKNW AM-1150 radio (also on gohuskies.com)
Sat., May 6: UW at OSU, 1:00 p.m. - KKNW AM-1150 radio (also on gohuskies.com); FSN-TV
Sun., May 7: UW at OSU, 1:00 p.m. - KKNW AM-1150 radio (also on gohuskies.com)
Mon., May 8: Portland at UW, 6:30 p.m. - live video, audio & stats at gohuskies.com
Tue., May 9: Portland at UW, 3:00 p.m. - live video, audio & stats at gohuskies.com
SERIES HISTORY: Oregon State leads the all-time series vs. Washington, 216-178-2. The teams first played one another during the 1911 season. With 396 total meetings, the UW has played more games against the Beavers than any other opponent aside from Washington State (397). Husky head coach Ken Knutson is 40-35 all-time vs. OSU. Last year, the Beavers swept a series from the Huskies in Seattle, 7-0, 7-4 and 3-1. The UW batted just .140 (13-for-93) in the series, with only one extra-base hit. Two seasons ago in Corvallis, the Huskies took two of three, losing the opener (7-3) before winning the next two, 26-14 and 8-5. The Huskies are 79-41-1 all-time against next week's opponent, Portland, including two wins and a loss this season.
COACH 'K': In 2004, Husky 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. Now in his 14th season 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. His career record now stands at 491-312-2 (.611). 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 243-104-2 (.699) record in home games. He is 202-142 (.587) in Pac-10 games. He's coached 46 first-team All-Pac-10 selections 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, Tighe Dickinson and undergrad assistant Mike Rundle.
PROBABLE STARTERS: Here's a look at the probable starters at each position, with 2006 stats and notes:
Pos. Player, Year 2006 Avg.-HR-RBI Notes C - Matt Lane, Jr. .279-8-37 Has started 43 of 47 games, including 37 at catcher Joey Dunn, So. .229-0-5 Nine starts at catcher this season; UW is 8-1 those games1B - Curt Rindal, Jr. .361-9-40 3-for-4, 2B, HR Tue.; 1st in league slugging .661 in Pac-10 play2B - Ryan Anderson, So. .292-2-7 Over his last 10 games: 13-for-37 (.351), 4 doubles3B - Matt Stevens, So. .268-14-37 Hit for the cycle Feb. 18 at CSUN; 14 homers 2nd in Pac-10SS - Danny Cox, Fr. .267-1-10 Stated 41 of 47 so far at SS; last 10 games: 17-for-53 (.368)IF - Bradley Boyer, Fr. .274-2-12 Has seen recent starts at shortstop, second and third baseOF - Zach Clem, Sr. .301-19-47 3 short of UW single-season HR record; 2 short of career markOF - Matt Hague, So. .393-5-40 Career .404 batting average; 17-game hit streak broken Tue.OF - Brett Kaluza, Fr. .225-1-11 Has started last 12 games in CF; 4-for-10 in Ariz. seriesOF - Kyle Conley, Fr. .263-4-14 12 starts in right field and eight as DH this seasonOF - Nick Burnham, Sr. .174-0-3 Senior has started four games in center field this seasonDH - Jake Rife, Fr. .247-1-9 Usually starts at DH vs. RHPs; 7 walks in last 10 gamesDH - Trevor Petersen, Fr. .286-1-5 Has played in 11 of last 14 games; starts at DH vs. LHPs
NO-HITTER & THE CYCLE: Husky players have already pulled off two of the rarest feats in baseball this season as sophomore third baseman Matt Stevens hit for the cycle Feb. 18 and Tim Lincecum and Nick Hagadone combined for a no-hitter Mar. 12. Stevens went 5-for-6 with a single, a double, a triple and two home runs Feb. 18 at Cal State Northridge to become the first Husky to hit for the cycle since Jon Vander Griend in 1994. March 12 vs. Santa Clara, Lincecum threw six innings and Hagadone three in a 9-0 no-hitter over Santa Clara, the first no-hit game by the Huskies since April 3, 1985, when Bob Goucher and Pete Tjaarda combined for a rain-shortened, five-inning no-hitter over Seattle U. (10-0).
NO-HITTER UNCOVERS HISTORY: Both the Pac-10 Conference and UW baseball media guides have long listed only three no-hitters in Husky history, all during the 1950s. However, the incomplete statistical records for most years prior to the 1990s left plenty of room for other past no-no's that had been lost in history. Since Tim Lincecum and Nick Hagadone combined for their no-hitter March 12 vs. Santa Clara, the existence of four previously unacknowledged Husky no-hitters have come to light. First was March 22, 1969, when Gary Huson threw a seven-inning no-hitter in a 6-0 win over San Jose State in the Huskies' season-opener. On March 30, 1974, Steve Bazoski threw a seven-inning no-hitter in a 9-0 win at Portland. On April 14, 1978, Rick Anderson threw 10 innings of no-hit ball in a 0-0 tie vs. Oregon State. The game was suspended by darkness after 10 and went down in the books as a tie. Finally, on April 3, 1985, Bob Goucher (four innings) and Pete Tjaarda (one) combined for a rain-shortened, five-inning no-hitter in a 10-0 win over Seattle University.
NORTHWEST FLAVOR: As is usually the case, the Husky baseball roster is made up primarily of players from the state of Washington. This year, however, it's nearly unanimous as 33 of the 35 players on the preseason roster are from the state of Washington. The only non-Washingtonians on the team is are freshman pitchers Bryce Mooney (Lake Oswego, Ore.) and Geoff Nichols (Portland, Ore.). For those unfamiliar with Northwest geography, both Lake Oswego and Portland are within a few miles of the border with Washington. Of the 33 in-state players, 28 are from the western part of the state (west of the Cascades).
CHASING THE RECORDS: Two veteran Huskies have taken aim at some of the Huskies' (and the Pac-10's) big single-season and career records this season: senior left fielder Zach Clem and junior right-handed pitcher Tim Lincecum. Lincecum has already knocked off several major records as he broke the school's career strikeouts record early this season (with 444, he's notched 131 more than Jeff Heaverlo's old mark of 303) and last Friday vs. Arizona, he took over the top spot in career wins with his 28th, passing Mark Smith's record of 27. Three more starts will give him that UW career record as well and he's already holds the career innings and walks records, as well as the single-season strikeouts mark (he actually has the top three single-season Ks totals). With just six more strikeouts, he'll break the Pac-10 record (444, Rik Currier, USC, 1998-2001). And, with a good end to the season (and possible postseason action), he could possibly became only the seventh pitcher in NCAA Division I history to record 500 career strikeouts. Clem, who already holds the less auspicious school records for single-season (24) and career (48) HBPs, has hit 19 home runs this season and 40 in his career, placing him only three behind the school record for home runs in a season (22, Chad Boudon, 2003) and only two short of the career mark of 42 (Ed Erickson, 1997-2000).
POSITION PLAYER NOTES (in alphabetical order):
Ryan Anderson, Soph. IF: 13-for-37 (.351) over last 10 games ... 5-for-12 in USC series ... 2-for-4 with 2 doubles Apr. 25 vs. St. Martin's ... homered in start Apr. 9 at Arizona State ... broke 11-game hit streak Apr. 17 at Portland ... 5-for-11 in BYU series ... tied April 1 game vs. UCLA with two-out single in bottom of the ninth ... went 6-for-11 with five runs during NMSU weekend ... hit first career homer opening day at NMSU.
Bradley Boyer, Freshman 2B: Saw first action at 3B Apr. 9 at ASU (off the bench) and then started two games at 3B ... started one each at 2B and SS at USC ... 5-for-11 in UCLA series ... went 3-for-4 Mar. 28 at Portland as starting SS ... homered Mar. 7 vs. San Diego ... 3-for-5 with 2 RBI Mar. 10 vs. Santa Clara ... pinch-hit, two-out RBI triple in the ninth Mar. 4 at Hawaii broke a 7-7 tie in 8-7 win ... started two at Northridge at 2B, going 4-for-9 with HR and 4 RBI ... first college hit was HR Feb. 18 at CSUN ... tripled in next AB that game.
Michael Burgher, Soph. OF: Has started nine games, all in center field ... had two-run single to tie the game at 3-3 in the fifth Feb. 10 at New Mexico State ... played 26 games, starting seven, as a freshman last year.
Nick Burnham, Senior OF: 1-for-3 in start Mar. 25 at Cal ... started Mar. 12 vs. Santa Clara, driving in a run in 3 ABs ... 2-for-4 with 2 runs, 1 RBI Mar. 1 at Hawaii Pacific ... 1-for-4 with an RBI in 8-7 over Hawaii on March 4.
Zach Clem, Senior OF: 19 homers lead the Pac-10 and are three short of UW record of 22 (Chad Boudon, 2003) ... 40 career homers are second in Husky history, two short of Ed Erickson's record of 42 ... over his last 16 games: 24-for-62 (.387), 9 HRs, 23 RBI ... hit two homers in USC series and won Pac-10 Player of the Week ... hit two more Tue. vs. St. Martin's ... hit three homers Apr. 4 vs. Portland, the fourth three-HR game in UW history ... 5-for-14 with HR in ASU series, earning Pac-10 Player of the Week ... 5-for-9, 6 RBI in BYU series ... 5-for-11 with two homers, five RBI in Cal series ... seventh homer was in Mar. 19 loss to Cal Poly ... belted sixth homer Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga ... hit HRs Feb. 19 and 20 at Northridge, including a ninth-inning, two-run shot Feb. 20, which gave UW a 7-6 lead ... had a big weekend at New Mexico State, hitting 3 homers and driving in 9 runs ... hit a grand slam and a three-run homer opening day (Feb. 11) ... provided the winning run with an RBI single Feb. 11 and the winning run with a solo homer Feb. 12 ... All-Pac-10 first-teamer in 2004 and an honorable mention selection last year.
Kyle Conley, Freshman OF: Has made 12 starts in RF and 8 at DH ... 4-for-12 in UCLA series ... homered and doubled in Mar. 20 win over Cal Poly ... in three games the previous week (vs. San Diego and Santa Clara): 6-for-9, 4 runs, 3 RBIs ... hit two homers Feb. 26 in win over Gonzaga, including one in the seventh that broke a 5-5 tie ... homered off bench Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga ... along with fellow freshman Tyler Cheney, led Richland High to the 4A state title last year.
Danny Cox, Freshman SS: Started 41 of 47 at shortstop ... last 10 games: 16-for-49 (.327) ... 8 of his 10 RBI have come over last 14 games ... 2-for-5, 2 RBI vs. St. Martin's ... hit first Husky homer Apr. 13 vs. BYU ... 5-for-13, 3 RBI in ASU series ... went 4-for-10 in the NMSU series ... drafted by Minnesota in the 34th round of the 2005 draft.
Joey Dunn, Soph. C: 1-for-2, 2 BBs in start Sun. vs. Arizona ... 1-for-3 off bench Apr. 2 vs. UCLA ... 1-for-4 with an RBI in a start Mar. 22 vs. Puget Sound ... started 3 games on Hawaii trip ... tripled March 1 at Hawaii Pacific ... doubled in four ABs on Feb. 12 ... started 29 games last year, all at C ... due to an injury to Matt Lane, started 21 of the season's last 22 games, including 19 Pac-10 games.
Jesse Ferguson, Junior OF: Saw first action as PH Mar. 1 at Hawaii Pacific ... walked Mar. 19 vs. Cal Poly ... spent two years at Clemson after one at Bellevue (Wash.) CC ... helped Clemson to NCAA Super Regionals last year.
Matt Hague, Soph. OF: Enters weekend with a .404 career average (120-for-297) ... had 17-game hit streak broken with 0-for-3 Tuesday ... 4-for-9 in Ariozna series ... 6-for-14 in USC series ... 6-for-8 with 4 walks in BYU series ... 2-for-5 with 3-run homer Apr. 17 vs. Portland ... homered Apr. 4 vs. Portland ... 4-for-15, 3 2Bs, 1 HR in Arizona State series ... 4-for-10 in UCLA series ... hit second homer in Mar. 26 win at Cal ... 4-for-5 the following day ... 2-for-3, homer, 5 RBI Mar. 11 vs. Santa Clara ... went 9-for-19 with five walks, two steals and eight runs during Hawaii trip, making all-tourney ... 5-for-13, 3 RBI in NMSU series; 5-13, 4 RBI at CSUN; 6-for-10 vs. Gonzaga ... as a frshman, hit .419 with eight homers and 34 RBI in 124 at bats ... preseason All-Pac-10 by Baseball America ... a second-team freshman All-America and honorable mention All-Pac-10 last year.
Jeff James, Junior 1B: Saw first game action in March 19 loss to Cal Poly ... originally attended Cal Baptist (redshirted) before two seasons at Bellevue (Wash.) CC ... grandson of former UW football coach Don James.
Brett Kaluza, Freshman OF: Has started the last 12 in CF ... 4-for-10 in Arizona series, including 3-for-3 Apr. 28 ... drove in tying run in eighth Sun. vs. Arizona and scored winner ... first career HR Apr. 22 at USC ... 1-for-2, BB, 2 runs Apr. 15 vs. BYU ... 2-for-4 with 2 RBI Mar. 10 vs. Santa Clara ... started three games in Hawaii (3-for-12, 3 RBI) ... Feb. 19 at CSUN, drove in 1 of 2 UW runs in a 2-1 win ... Seattle Times' Eastside Athlete of the Year as HS senior.
Matt Lane, Junior C: Has started 37 of 44 at C ... hit seventh homer Mar. 28 at Portland and eighth Apr. 11 vs. the Pilots ... 1 of 4 Huskies with 30-plus RBI ... had a good week at Hawaii, going 10-for-24 with 10 RBI in six games (five starts) ... RBI double in win over #11 Arkansas ... two doubles, a triple and 3 RBI in win over Hawaii Pacific ... 3-for-5 with four RBI in Mar. 4 loss at Hawaii ... 4-for-15, 2 HRs, 8 RBI in CSUN series ... five RBI in 7-3 win at CSUN Feb. 17 ... solo homer in first AB of the season.
Andy Lentz, Soph. IF/OF: Has missed last six weeks with groin injury ... has seen action at 3B, CF, RF, 1B and DH ... hit a game-tying grand slam in the eighth March 20 vs. Cal Poly (UW won it in the 10th) ... hit a game-tying, three-run, pinch-hit homer in March 4 loss to Hawaii ... 5-for-8 with 6 runs, 1 double, 3 homers, 3 RBI, 2 steals in Gonzaga series, earning Pac-10 Player of the Week ... brother of UW P Richie Lentz and former third baseman Ryan Lentz.
Matt Miller, Freshman OF: Outfielder will redshirt this season ... drafted by Atlanta in 25th round in 2005 ... batted .450 with six homers, 21 RBI and 20 runs in 20 games as a senior at Redmond High.
D.J. Neyens, Senior C: Had a 2-run single Apr. 15 vs. BYU ... got first start of '06 Feb. 20 at CSUN ... played in 16 games with one start last year, going 3-for-8 at the plate ... played previous two seasons at nearby Edmonds CC.
Trevor Petersen, Freshman 1B: 2-for-4, 2 RBI in start Apr. 17 at Portland ... has become semi-regular starter at DH vs. LHPs ... 3-for-4 with first homer Apr. 4 vs. Pilots ... first UW action was pinch-hit appearance Feb. 25 vs. Gonzaga ... started at 1B vs. Hawaii Pacific (2-for-3) ... state 1A co-MVP as a HS senior (.609 avg.).
Cory Rickard, Senior OF: Saw action off the bench Feb. 10 at NMSU and in 3 of 4 at CS Northridge ... doubled off bench Mar. 12 vs. Santa Clara ... 1-for-2 Mar. 19 vs. Cal Poly ... played in 21 games, starting 10, last season.
Jake Rife, Freshman OF: Has become regular DH vs. RHPs ... 2-for-4, RBI Tue. vs. L-C State ... 2-for-6 with 3 walks in two starts at Cal ... 3-for-6, 3 RBI in 3 games two weeks ago (USD, Santa Clara) ... drove in game-winning run in ninth with a pinch-hit single Mar. 2 vs. UT-Arlington .... homered Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga... 2A state MVP as a senior.
Curt Rindal, Junior 1B: Saw 21-game hit streak come to an end Apr. 7 at Arizona State ... had hit safely in 30 of 32 (52-for-125 (.416)), before going hitless in Arizona series ... 3-for-4, homer and double Tue. vs. L-C State ... after 21-game hit streak was broken, went 5-for-10 with two doubles, two homers in last two ASU games ... 4-for-11, 3 doubles vs. BYU ... 2 homers, 3 RBI in UCLA series (5-for-12) ... drove in the winning run in the 10th March. 20 vs. Cal Poly with a bases-loaded, two-out single ... made all-tourney team at Hawaii, going 8-for-23 (.348) on the trip ... hit an 0-2 pitch for a two-out RBI single in the ninth to tie the Mar. 2 game vs. UT-Arlington ... four RBI in Feb. 24 win over Zags.
Matt Stevens, Soph. 3B: Second in Pac-10 with 14 home runs ... homered last Fri. vs. Arizona and Tue. vs. L-C State ... 2 HRs in USC series ... hit 10th homer in April 2 win over UCLA ... hit ninth homer March 19 vs. Cal Poly ... hit four homers over last two games of Santa Clara series, two in each game ... in four games that week: 7-for-14, 4 HRs, 11 RBI, earning second Pac-10 Player of the Week honor ... became first Husky since Jon Vander Griend (1994) to hit for the cycle Feb. 18 at CS Northridge ... went 5-for-6 with a single, double, triple, two home runs and four RBI in the game ... was 1-for-11 on the season prior to that breakout day ... also homered Feb. 20 at Northridge and Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga ... Pac-10 Player of the Week (Feb. 21).
PROBABLE STARTING PITCHER NOTES:
FRI. - Tim Lincecum, Junior RHP: Had scoreless innings streak broken at 37.1 Apr. 21 at USC ... only third player in Pac-10 history to strike out 400 career batters (444, five short of Rik Currier's record of 449) ... with 152 Ks this year, has third straight 100-strikeout season and three of five in UW history ... has been named National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball five times this year, and has made the College Baseball Foundation's weekly honor roll six times, more than any player ... leads the nation in both strikeouts and wins ... got a win and a save vs. Arizona (8.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 11 K in start Apr. 28) ... won Apr. 21 at USC: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 4 BB, 11 Ks ... beat BYU Apr. 13 with 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 14 Ks ... got the save Apr. 17 at Portland (2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 6 Ks) ... threw an 18-strikeout, two-hit shutout March 31 vs. UCLA ... Apr. 7 at ASU, threw second straight 2-hit shutout, fanning 12 ... was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week for weeks in a row (first time that happened since 1990 (Sean Rees, ASU)) ... threw the first six innings of a no-hitter Mar. 12 vs. Santa Clara ... in that game, walked 7, but fanned 11 for fourth win ... got the win Mar. 26 at Cal, throwing 8.0 shutout innings (5 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 8 K) ... over his last 65 innings, has allowed 26 hits and six earned runs (0.83 ERA) ... suffered a tough-luck loss March 18 vs. Cal Poly, allowing only one earned run on three hits over 8.0 IP ... broke the UW career strikeouts record Feb. 17 at CS Northridge when he fanned 15 in 6.0 IP ... won Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 13 Ks ... got the win over #11 Arkansas Feb. 28: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 8 Ks, earning Most Outstanding Pitcher in Hawaii tournament ... currently 28-11 with a 2.84 ERA for his career ... in his career, has struck out 444 and allowed only 193 hits in 310.2 career innings ... has the top three single-season strikeout totals in Husky history: 161 in 2004, 152 this year and 131 last year ... now holds UW wins record with 28 ... second in career starts with 47 (record is 49) and first in career innings with 310.2 (record was 283.1) ... drafted by the Cubs in 2003 and by the Indians last season ... last summer, led the Cape Cod League with a 0.69 ERA and a .104 opponent BA ... Pac-10 Pitcher and Freshman of the Year in 2004 ... has the best breaking pitch in the nation, according to Baseball America's season preview.
SAT. - Kyle Parker, Junior RHP: Beat Arizona Apr. 30 (7.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K) in his last outing ... suffered first loss Apr. 22 at USC ... solid start Apr. 15 vs. BYU, when he allowed 2 hits and 0 runs over 5.0 for the win ... UW is 9-1 in his starts ... worked in relief twice at ASU, throwing 2.0 innings Apr. 8 (4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 1 K) and 2.0 on Apr. 9 (0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K) ... threw 2.1 in relief Mar. 24 at Cal ... due to long rain delay, only threw 4.0 IP Mar. 10 vs. Santa Clara (4.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 5 BB, 4 K), but left with the lead ... no decision Mar. 2 vs. Texas Arlington (6.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 6 BB, 1 K) ... won Feb. 25 vs. Gonzaga ... won Feb. 11 at New Mexico State: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K ... the nation's No. 92 college prospect by Baseball America.
SUN. - Elliott Cribby, Soph. RHP: Has moved into rotation after serving as closer most of year ... won first starts, Apr. 17 at Portland (6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K) and Apr. 23 at USC (6.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 B, 1 K) ... lost Apr. 20 vs. Arizona (7.1 IP, 10 H, 6 R, 1 BB, 3 K) ... second the Pac-10 with eight saves ... earned a win Apr. 4 vs. Portland ... got a save Mar. 22 vs UPS and a win Mar. 20 vs. Cal Poly ... earned saves Mar. 10 and 11 vs. Santa Clara ... got two wins and a save during Hawaii trip (wins over UTA and Hawaii, save vs. Arkansas) ... earned fourth save Feb. 25 vs. Gonzaga ... third save in 2-1 win Feb. 19 at CS Northridge ... earned a save with 2 no-hit IP Feb. 17 at CSUN.
BULLPEN NOTES: Tyler Cheney (Fr. LHP) took the loss vs. L-C State Tuesday ... had solid long-relief outing Apr. 22 at USC: 5.2 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 1 K ... had a good outing but took the loss Apr. 14 vs. BYU (7.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K) ... ND Apr. 8 at ASU (4.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 3 BB, 0 K) ... ND in good start April 1 vs. UCLA (8.2 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K) ... tough-luck loss Mar. 25 at Cal, allowing only 2 runs on 7 hits and no walks over 6.2 IP ... threw 7.2 shutout innings for win at CSUN Feb. 19, allowing 5 hits and no walks with 2 Ks ... pitched well in first career start Feb. 12 at NMSU, but no decision: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K ... Jason Erickson (Fr. RHP) threw a scoreless inning Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga ... got the win at CSUN Feb. 18, allowing one unearned run over 2.2 IP ... drafted by the Reds in the 45th round in 2005 ... Adrian Gomez (Fr. RHP) threw a five-inning start Wed. vs. Puget Sound ... got first start March 1 at Hawaii, taking the loss (3.2 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 1 K) ... saw first action Feb. 18 at CSUN (1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 4 Ks) ... Nick Hagadone (So. LHP) threw 3.2 scoreless relief innings at USC over 2 outings ... threw 2.2 IP of relief in BYU series (2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K) ... got no decision Apr. 9 at ASU (4.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K) ... started April 2 vs. UCLA (4.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K) ... got first start Mar. 24 at Cal ... went only three innings in loss, largely due to a rain delay in the fourth (3.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 0 BB, 2 K) ... threw three perfect innings in no-hitter Mar. 12 vs. Santa Clara for the save ... named a National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball for his part in the no-hitter ... notched saves vs. Texas-Arlington & Gonzaga ... Nick Haughian (Fr. LHP) 1 IP each vs. BYU (Apr. 13) and Portland (Apr. 17) ... threw 2.0 IP Apr. 8 at ASU (1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K) ... threw 1.0 IP Feb. 25 vs. Gonzaga (3 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 1 K) ... got a save Feb. 18 at CSUN with 2.1 hitless IP, 3 Ks ... pitched twice at NMSU, combining for two innings of scoreless relief ... earned the save in 5-3 win at NMSU on Feb. 11 ... Matt Kasser (Sr. RHP) threw an inning of scoreless relief Mar. 24 at Cal ... got the win Feb. 26 vs. Gonzaga with 3.0 IP (3 H, 1 R, 0 ER) ... no decision Mar. 4 at Hawaii (3.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 4 BB, 1 K) ... started Feb. 20 at CSUN (no decision, 4.1 IP) ... pitched twice in relief at NMSU ... the lone senior on the UW pitching staff ... Richie Lentz (So. RHP) is back in the mix after nearly 14 months off due to an injury ... threw ninth inning Apr. 23 at USC and Apr. 25 vs. Saint Martin's ... struck out the side in order in 1 IP Apr. 13 vs. BYU and fanned 2 of 3 batters in inning Apr. 15 vs. BYU ... saw first mound action in more than a year Apr. 4 vs. Portland (started, threw one IP, fanning two) ... threw only two innings last year before undergoing 'Tommy John' surgery ... 9 Ks in 5.0 IP ... Brandon McKerney (So. RHP) threw 3.0 of relief Tue. vs. L-C State (3 H, 1 R, 1 BB 3 K) ... struck out 2 in scoreless inning Apr. 25 vs. St. Martin's ... solid Apr. 13 in 1.0 perfect IP (2 Ks) ... led the Huskies with 25 appearances as a freshman last season ... earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... Bryce Mooney (Fr. RHP) threw 2.2 relief IP Tue. vs. L-C State (3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K) ... worked 4.2 one-hit innings off relief for win April 2 vs. Cal (4.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K) ... had a string of 10 straight innings of no-hit relief broken Mar. 28 at Portland ... worked 1.1 perfect relief IP Mar. 25 at Cal ... got the win Mar. 22 vs. UPS, throwing three perfect innings of relief, fanning six ... threw in three games in Hawaii ... threw one scoreless inning Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga ... got the win Feb. 12 at NMSU, fanning four in 1.2 innings ... Geoff Nichols (Fr. RHP) got a win in a start Mar. 1 at Hawaii Pacific (5.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 Ks) ... threw a scoreles inning Mar. 19 vs. Cal Poly ... saw his first action Feb. 20 at CS Northridge, facing one batter.
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