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Beavers Head Back Into Pac-12 Play Versus Huskies

Apr 21, 2022

Oregon State (28-8, 10-5) vs. Washington (16-18, 6-12)
April 22, 2022 • 5:35 p.m. PT • Corvallis, Ore. • Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
LHP Cooper Hjerpe (8-0, 1.81) vs. RHP Jared Engman (2-5, 6.10)

The Game
Oregon State heads back to conference play when beginning a three-game series with Washington Friday night at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. First pitch is scheduled for 5:35 p.m. PT.

All games air on the Beaver Sports Network with pre-game 30 minutes before first pitch. Affiliates include KEJO 1240-AM (Corvallis), KKNX 840-AM (Eugene), KCFM 1250-AM & 104.1-FM (Florence), KLAD 960-AM & 93.3-FM (Klamath Falls), KTMT 880-AM & 96.1-FM (Medford, weekend games), KEX 1190-AM (Portland), 102.3 FM (weekday games prior to 5:30 p.m.), KSKR 1490-AM (Roseburg) and KBZY 1490-AM (Salem, weekend games).

Listen Online
Catch the game online by visiting, and find the live broadcast on the Oregon State baseball schedule page. The games can be heard via the Varsity Network, which is available for users with smartphones and tablets. Download the free Varsity Network application for live games and archived broadcasts.

The game will not be broadcast.

Live Video
A live stream will be available and produced by Oregon State. Visit the baseball schedule page on for the direct link.

Live stats for the game can be accessed by clicking on the live stats link located on the baseball schedule page on

Last Game
Wade Meckler drove in three on a third-inning double to put the second-ranked Beavers ahead for good in a 9-4 win over No. 12 Gonzaga Tuesday night at Goss Stadium. OSU scored four in the second after the Bulldogs scored four in the first. Justin Boyd hit an eighth-inning home run and drove in two on two hits. Garret Forrester and Paul Myro IV both picked up two hits as well.

Against Washington
• Oregon State is welcoming Washington to Corvallis for the first time since 2018. The Beavers and Huskies did not play in 2020 due to Covid-19.
• OSU is 247-194-2 all-time in the series and 140-74 in games played in Corvallis.
• Kevin Abel, Joey Mundt, Chase Watkins and Jake Mulholland combined to throw the seventh no-hitter in school history when OSU blanked the Huskies, 3-0, to open the 2021 series in Seattle.
• The Beavers have won seven consecutive series over UW, and are 16-5 over that stretch.

Oregon State Notes
• Cooper Hjerpe, Friday's probable starter, has struck out 50 to just four walks in 27 1/3 innings at Goss Stadium this season. His WHIP at home is 0.70.
• Hjerpe's WHIP overall this season is 0.86.
• Hjerpe leads the Pac-12 with 88 strikeouts this season. He has recorded at least one strikeout in 49 of his nearly 55 innings of work.
• Hjerpe and Mitchell Verburg are the only Oregon State pitchers returning this season who pitched against the Huskies last season.
• Paul Myro IV picked up his first two career hits and first RBI in his first career start in the win over Gonzaga Tuesday.
• Wade Meckler has reached base safely in all 36 games this season. Jacob Melton has reached base safely in all 33 games he has played. USC's Adrian Colon-Rosado (30) and Utah's TJ Clarkson (34) are the only other Pac-12 players to reach 30 at any point this year.
• OSU has out-scored opponents, 46-16, this season. In the eighth, that number is 46-15 in favor of the Beavers.
• Oregon State leads the nation in fielding percentage (.989) and fewest errors per game (0.4). The NCAA single-season fielding percentage record is .985 set by San Francisco (2011), Stony Brook (2011) and West Virginia (1971).