Roundup: Utah baseball back into a tie for 1st
Oh those pesky Utes – Utah baseball defeated Washington State 3-2 Monday night, getting back into a tie for first with Washington in the process. The 18-24 Utes just won't die, and they'll get a shot at the Huskies on the last weekend of the season at home.
Washington State football’s Riley Sorenson won the Pac-12 Sportsmanship Award for 2015-16 for the hardship he faced with family health issues.
Doug Haller and Jeff Metcalfe report that Arizona State Vice President for Athletics Ray Anderson is confident that Sun Devil Stadium will be ready for the start of the football season. The stadium is undergoing the second major phase of its renovation.
Former Cal rower Jake Wetzel was named Pac-12 Men’s Rower of the Century, while Ky Ebright was named Pac-12 Men’s Crew Coach of the Century.
On the women’s side, former Stanford rower Elle Logan was named Pac-12 Woman’s Rower of the Century. She is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist (2008, 2012).
Thuc Nhi Nguyen of Inside UCLA lets us know that former UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr is starting a foundation with his mother. The Anthony Barr Foundation will launch next month and “will provide scholarships for tuition and child care for single mothers who want to pursue their college educations.” Lori Barr gave birth to Anthony when she was 19 and in college.
Cameron DaSilva of FOX Sports believes Washington is one of the five most underrated college football teams in 2016. The Huskies figure to be a contender in the Pac-12 North.
Chantel Jennings takes a look at the tight quarterback competition at Oregon. Sounds like Travis Jonsen is giving Dakota Prukop more than just a run for his money.
Bruce Pascoe tells us that former Arizona basketball forward Ryan Anderson is working out for NBA teams. He played at the Portsmouth Invitational last month but didn’t get a combine invite.
Somewhat narrowly missing out on the NCAA Tournament, Colorado women’s lacrosse is hungry to make the postseason in 2017. Pat Rooney of BuffZone.com has the details.
Andy Green of Conquest Chronicles gives us a thorough explanation of USC defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast’s 5-2 defense. In-depth stuff, yo.
Gina Mizell reviews the Oregon State defensive line and how it looked during spring practice.
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