Apple Cup Of Baseball On Tap
May 24, 2006
THIS WEEK: The Washington baseball team (34-24 overall, 9-12 in the Pac-10 Conference) closes out the regular season this week when the Washington State Cougars (35-21, 9-12 Pac-10) come to Husky Ballpark for a three-game series that marks the final weekend of the regular season. Friday's game gets underway at 6:30 p.m., Saturday's game starts at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday's regular-season finale is set for a 1:00 p.m. start. The Huskies are expected to send RHP Tim Lincecum to the mound Friday night, but at this point, the starters for Saturday and Sunday's game have yet to be determined. Entering the weekend, the Huskies are still hoping to make the NCAA Tournament, which begins June 2 and this series could prove crucial in that regard. The 64-team tournament field will be announced Monday, May 29, at 9:30 a.m. PDT on ESPN. Here's a look at this weekend's games.
Fri., May 26: WSU at UW, Husky Ballpark, 6:30 p.m. - live video & stats at gohuskies.com
Sat., May 27: WSU at UW, Husky Ballpark, 2:00 p.m. - live video & stats at gohuskies.com
Sun., May 28: WSU at UW, Husky Ballpark, 1:00 p.m. - live video & stats at gohuskies.com
SERIES HISTORY: Washington State leads the all-time series against the Huskies, 225-172. This Sunday's game will mark the 400th UW-WSU game. Under 14th-year head coach Ken Knutson, the UW is 55-25 against its cross-state rival, including a 26-12 record in games played at Washington. Last year, the Huskies swept a three-game series in Pullman in the only three UW-WSU games of the season. In the opener, the UW trailed, 4-0, after three innings, but scored four in the fourth and then 11 over the final three innings for a 17-5 win. Curt Rindal hit two doubles and Matt Hague homered. In game two, the Huskies got three two-run homers in the second inning - from Rindal, Mike Rundle and Zach Clem - in a 13-5 win. In the series finale, Clem went 4-for-4 with a homer and four RBI while Rindal belted two homers in a 14-2 win. Brandon McKerney threw seven innings in his first conference start for the win.
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 495-319-2 (.608). 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 244-108-2 (.692) record in home games. He is 203-147 (.580) 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 undergraduate 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. .267-11-42 Has hit 3 homers over his last 5 games Joey Dunn, So. .243-0-5 10 starts at C this season; UW is 9-1 those games1B - Curt Rindal, Jr. .362-10-47 2005 vs. WSU: 8-for-15, 2 2Bs, 3 HRs, 12 RBI2B - Ryan Anderson, So. .260-2-9 34 starts at 2B; shares team lead with 7 SBs3B - Matt Stevens, So. .249-17-46 Hit for the cycle Feb. 18 at CSUN; 17 Hrs 2nd in Pac-10SS - Danny Cox, Fr. .266-1-11 Stated 49 of 58 so far at SS; missed last weekend with inj.IF - Bradley Boyer, Fr. .252-2-12 Has seen recent starts at SS, 2B, 3BOF - Zach Clem, Sr. .298-20-52 2 short of UW single-season HR record; 1 short of career markOF - Matt Hague, So. .386-5-43 Career .398 BA is highest in UW historyOF - Andy Lentz, So. .267-5-13 Could return to starting CF spot this week after injuryOF - Brett Kaluza, Fr. .259-2-13 Started 14 of last 23 in CF; HR May 14 vs. StanfordDH - Cory Rickard, Sr. .249-1-4 Started 7 of last 9 in RF; 12-for-26 (.462) as a starterDH - Jake Rife, Fr. .233-1-11 Usually starts at DH vs. RHPs; has also started at CF, LFDH - Trevor Petersen, Fr. .282-1-6 Played in 16 of last 25; often 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 32 of the 34 players on the current 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 32 in-state players, 26 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 477, he's notched 174 more than Jeff Heaverlo's old mark of 303) and April 28 vs. Arizona, he took over the top spot in career wins with his 28th, passing Mark Smith's record of 27. He's also moved into the top spot on the UW career start and innings charts and has broken his own single-season strikeouts record (he actually has the top three single-season Ks totals). May 5 at Oregon State, he passed USC's Rik Currier as the Pac-10's career strikeouts record-holder. And, with a good end to the season (with 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 (51) HBPs, has hit 20 home runs this season and 41 in his career, placing him only two behind the school record for home runs in a season (22, Chad Boudon, 2003) and only one short of the career mark of 42 (Ed Erickson, 1997-2000).
POSITION PLAYER NOTES (in alphabetical order):
Ryan Anderson, Soph. IF: Started last three at 2B ... 1-for-4, 2 RBI last Fri. at Pacific ... 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 IF: 2-for-7 in 2 starts at 2B vs. Portland last week ... 2-for-4, 2 runs last Fri. at Pacific ... 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.
Michael Burgher, Soph. OF: Has started 12 games, all in center field ... started two at Pacific in center ... 3-for-5, 2 RBI, 3 runs, triple in start last Tue. at Portland ... had two-run single to tie the game at 3-3 Feb. 10 at NMSU.
Nick Burnham, Senior OF: Homered off bench last Fri. at Pacific ... 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: 20 homers lead the Pac-10 and are two short of UW record of 22 (Chad Boudon, 2003) ... 41 career homers are second in Husky history, one short of Ed Erickson's record of 42 ... missed all of last week after suffering a concussion May 14 vs. Stanford ... last year vs. WSU: 6-for-11, 2 HR, 7 RBI ... over his last 24 games: 32-for-91 (.352), 10 HRs, 28 RBI ... 20th homer May 9 vs. Portland ... hit two homers in USC series and won Pac-10 Player of the Week ... hit two more 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 49 of 58 at shortstop ... sat out last 3 with deep bruis in right triceps ... last 23 games: 22-for-72 (.306) ... 9 of his 11 RBI have come over last 22 games ... 3-for-5 last Sat. vs. Stanford ... hit first Husky homer Apr. 13 vs. BYU ... 5-for-13, 3 RBI in ASU series ... drafted by Minnesota in the 34th round of the 2005 draft.
Joey Dunn, Soph. C: Last year vs. WSU: 5-for-11 with 3 doubles ... 1-for-2, 2 BBs in starts Apr. 30 vs. Arizona and May 8 vs. Portland ... 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: After only 1 AB, has three starts in last eight ... first hit Sat. vs. Stanford ... 0-for-6, but 2 walks, 1 HBP, 2 runs in Portland games last week ... helped Clemson to NCAA Super Regionals last year.
Matt Hague, Soph. OF: Enters weekend with a .398 career average (135-for-339) ... had 17-game hit streak broken with 0-for-3 May 2 ... has been starting at DH due to flu & injury ... 5-for-12 in OSU series and 5-for-13 vs. Stanford ... 4-for-9 in Arizona 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 freshman, hit .419 with eight homers and 34 RBI in 124 at bats ... 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 15 of last 23 in OF ... 3-for-4 in Pacific series ... HR May 14 (2-for-3) vs. Stanford ... 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) ... Seattle Times' Eastside Athlete of the Year as HS senior.
Matt Lane, Junior C: Has started 47 of 58 at C ... 2 homers Sat. vs. Stanford and another Tue. vs. Portland ... homered Mar. 28 and Apr. 11 vs. Portland ... 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: After missing seven weeks with groin injury, returned as starting DH May 9 vs. Portland (1-for-3, RBI, BB) ... came off bench in all three vs. Stanford ... 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: Started 7 of last 9 in RF ... 12-for-26 (.462) over that stretch ... HR off bench May 20 vs. Pacific ... doubled off bench Mar. 12 vs. Santa Clara ... 1-for-2 Mar. 19 vs. Cal Poly.
Jake Rife, Freshman OF: A regular DH vs. RHPs ... started in LF last Fri. ... 2-for-4, RBI May 2 vs. L-C State ... 2-for-6 with 3 walks in two starts at Cal ... 3-for-6, 3 RBI in 3 games during USD, Santa Clara week ... 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: Over last 7 games: 12-for-27 (.444) ... last year vs. WSU: 8-for-15, 2 2Bs, 3 HRs, 12 RBI ... 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 ... 5-for-11 in Stanford series ... 2-for-4, 3 RBI, HR vs. Portland last Tue. ... after 21-game hit streak was broken, went 5-for-10 with two doubles, two homers in last two ASU games ... 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 17 HRs, fourth in UW single-season history ... four homers in last 12 games ... 17th homer May 13 vs. Stanford ... 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 (Sat. & Sun. starters TBD):
FRI. - Tim Lincecum, Junior RHP: May 5 at OSU, broke Pac-10 career strikeouts record (477 now) and his own single-season record (now 185) ... named National and Pac-10 Pitcher of the week after 16-K, 8.0-IP win at Oregon State ... with 185 Ks this year, owns three of five 100-K seasons in UW history ... has been named National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball six times this year, and has made the College Baseball Foundation's weekly honor roll seven times, more than any player ... leads the nation in both strikeouts (14.3 per 9) and wins (12) ... 12 wins are a school record ... had scoreless innings streak broken at 37.1 Apr. 21 at USC ... beat Pacific last Fri.: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 5 BB, 11 K ... took loss May 12 vs. Stanford (7.0 IP, 10 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K) ... 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 ... 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 four weeks in a row ... threw the first six innings of a no-hitter Mar. 12 vs. Santa Clara ... in that game, walked 7, but fanned 11 ... won Mar. 26 at Cal, throwing 8.0 shutout IP (5 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 8 K) ... tough-luck loss March 18 vs. Cal Poly, allowing only 1 ER on 3 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 30-12 with a 2.86 ERA for his career ... in his career, has struck out 477 and allowed only 212 hits in 333 career innings ... 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.
BULLPEN/POSSIBLE STARTERS NOTES: Tyler Cheney (Fr. LHP) lost last Sat. at Pacific (4.1 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 2 K)...worked 6.0 IP May 13 vs. Stanford (5 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 2 Ks) ... only six walks over last 44.2 IP ... 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 ND: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K ... Elliott Cribby (So. RHP) made starts but is still closing ... 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. 29 vs. Arizona, May 7 at Oregon State, May 14 vs. Stanford ... got a save May 7 at OSU and last Fri. at Pacific ... second the Pac-10 with 10 saves ... earned a win Apr. 4 vs. Portland ... 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. 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) worked 7.0 scoreless relief May 16 at Portland (3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 Ks) ... started Sun. at Pacific, but game rained out after 2 innings ... threw two scoreless innings May 8 vs. Portland ... threw a five-inning start Mar. 22 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) ... Nick Hagadone (So. LHP) worked 5.0 IP May 14 vs. Stanford (5 H, 3 R, 3BB, 2 K) ... won May 8 vs. Portland as starter (5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 2 K) ... 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 ... Nick Haughian (Fr. LHP) threw 2.0 IP May 16 vs. Portland (1 unearned run) ... 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) has allowed 3 hits over last 7.1 IP ... threw twice at OSU and vs. Stanford (3.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 3K) ... 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) ... Richie Lentz (So. RHP) is back in the mix after nearly 14 months off due to an injury ... worked 1.0 IP in win May 8 vs. Portland ... 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) got no decision in start May 9 vs. Portland (5.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 3 K) ... over last 8.2 IP: 7 H, 4 ER, 4 BB ... threw 3.0 of relief May 2 vs. L-C State (3 H, 1 R, 1 BB 3 K) ... struck out 2 in scoreless inning Apr. 25 vs. St. Martin's ... led the Huskies with 25 appearances as a freshman last season ... earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... Bryce Mooney (Fr. RHP) suffered loss May 9 vs. Portland .. 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 ... 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 ... Kyle Parker (Jr. RHP) took loss May 6 at OSU (5.1 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 5 BB, 2 K) and May 13 vs. Stanford (1.2 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 3 BB, 1 K) ... beat Arizona Apr. 30 (7.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K) ... 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 9-3 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.
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