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Roundup: Golf and tennis postseason action continues

May 22, 2018


Stanford women’s golf advanced to the match-play portion of the NCAA Championships before locking up a semifinals berth this morning (we’ll have it covered for you in our NCAA Women’s Golf Championships article on Meanwhile, Stanford women's tennis is also playing for an NCAA title against Vanderbilt in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


UCLA men’s tennis lost to in the NCAA semifinals to Ohio State 4-1 Monday at Wake Forest. The Bruins finish the 2017-18 season 30-3 overall after winning the Pac-12 regular-season and tournament titles.

Arizona State

Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports features Arizona State football coach Herm Edwards in this article and writes that the Sun Devils hiring Edwards was “a substantial risk worth taking.” A lot of stuff about his days at Cal as a student as well.


In the first mock draft from The Los Angeles Times, Broderick Turner has Deandre Ayton being the No. 1 overall pick and Euroleague MVP Luka Doncic going second.

Oregon State

Oregon State’s Luke Heimlich was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week for the second week in a row and fourth time this season (The Oregonian/OregonLive).


We missed this from late last week – USC cornerback Jack Jones will not play in the 2018 season for the Trojans, the school said Friday (Los Angeles Times).


Former Utah defensive tackle Filipo Mokofisi has retired after signing a rookie free-agent deal with the Green Bay Packers, Christopher Kamrani of The Salt Lake Tribune reports.


Cal men’s tennis seniors Billy Griffith and J.T. Nishimura begin NCAA Doubles Championship play on Thursday, while Griffith begins NCAA Singles Championship play on Wednesday.


Brian Howell features incoming Colorado football freshman Dimitri Stanley, a three-sport star in high school who figures to play receiver in Boulder but also has experience as a defensive back.


John Canzano talked Oregon football recruiting with Greg Biggins of 247sports on his Bald Faced Truth radio show, and you can listen to the full interview and read key quotes in the link (The Oregonian/OregonLive).

Washington State

The folks at CougCenter point out that Bill Connelly of SB Nation has Washington State football going 7-5 in 2018.


Here’s your reminder that Bark in the Park is Friday at Husky Ballpark for the Washington-Stanford baseball game. It’s $15 for a human and pet ticket (you get a UW doggy bandana as well, apparently). Now waiting on Arizona to host a Cats on the Court game at McKale next year; Bacon and I will make the trek out to Tucson if it happens.