Roundup: Arizona baseball begins run in Omaha on Saturday

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Here are the Arizona baseball game notes at the onset of the College World Series. The journey in Omaha begins Saturday against Miami.

Oregon State

According to reports, Oregon State baseball coach Pat Casey interviewed for the Texas job but will remain in Corvallis. Danny Moran has more.


Oregon has named Katrina Dowd its new lacrosse coach. Dowd won three NCAA titles at Northwestern as a player and two at North Carolina as an assistant coach. Not a bad pedigree, yo.


Washington has hired Yasmin Farooq as its women’s rowing head coach. Farooq was the head coach at Stanford for 10 seasons, winning an NCAA title in 2009.


From earlier in the week – Stanford women’s tennis player Carol Zhao is turning pro. She would have been a senior in 2017 for the defending champs.


We got another Devin Lucien/Brennan Scarlett situation on our hands with an intra-conference transfer – former Utah defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolovatu will transfer to USC. As a grad transfer, he can play immediately, and will actually play at Rice-Eccles Stadium this season on Sept. 23 on the enemy sideline.


UCLA wide receiver Cordell Broadus signed with a modeling and talent agency Thursday. Snoop’s son returned to the Bruins as a walk-on before spring practice after quitting before his freshman season.

Arizona State

Jeff Metcalfe lets us know that Arizona State’s Tim White is hoping to long jump at the Olympic trials. The football player finished fourth in the high jump at the NCAA Championships on part-time training.


How will Cal replace Jared Goff and his top six receivers? That’s a question for David Lombardi, and he tackles it in the preceding link.


Uncle Ted tells us that Chidobe Awuzie and Colorado are ready for a bump up in the Pac-12 standings. The Buffs have some veteran leadership with 15 fifth-year seniors and 56 upperclassmen in all.


Kyle Goon features former Utah pitcher Dalton Carroll, who was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 21st round. He hasn’t signed yet but told Goon that he is pretty much set on joining the Braves’ organization.

Washington State

Have time to dive into some numbers? Then check out CougCenter’s analysis of the Washington State football defense in 2015. Thanks for the number-crunching, Brian Anderson.

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