UW softball sweeps two games at UCLA
For just the second time, the Washington softball team won two straight games at UCLA, 1-0 and 5-4 in nine innings Tuesday night. It was also the...
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LOS ANGELES — For just the second time, the Washington softball team won two straight games at UCLA, 1-0 and 5-4 in nine innings Tuesday night.
It was also the first series win for the Huskies (27-10, 5-3 Pac-12) over UCLA (25-10, 2-6) since winning two out of three in 2010 in Seattle. The Huskies, who have won three straight Pac-12 games, seek their first regular-season series sweep against the Bruins at noon Wednesday.
In the opener, the Huskies' only hit proved to be enough as a solo home run by sophomore Kylee Lahners in the top of the fifth gave UW the win.
In the second game, Victoria Hayward doubled and scored on a double by freshman Missy Taukeiaho to give UW a 5-4 lead in the ninth inning.
The Washington baseball team had 20 hits and Trevor Dunlap gave up only two hits over his six innings for the win as the Huskies beat Seattle University 12-1 at Bannerwood Park.
Dunlap (1-1), a junior making his second UW start, gave up a leadoff single and then retired 17 in a row. He allowed one run on two hits and no walks while striking out six in his six innings.
Six Huskies collected multiple hits in the game and 12 (all nine starters and three substitutes) had at least one. Second baseman Robert Pehl finished 2 for 4 with three runs batted in and Andrew Ely and Braden Bishop each had three hits to lead UW (7-19).
For Seattle U (10-17), starter Andrew Olson (1-4) took the loss, allowing seven runs, five earned, on 11 hits over five innings.
• Marco Gonzales was 3 for 3 with two RBI and Gonzaga defeated Washington State 7-2 in nonconference game at Bailey-Brayton Field.
With the victory, the Bulldogs (17-10-1) have taken the first two meetings this season against the Cougars (16-11).
Led by co-medalist Han Wu, the Gonzaga women won the Challenge at Onion Creek in Austin, Texas, with an 862, three strokes ahead of host Texas State. Wu shot a final-round 1-over-par 71 for a 54-hole score of even-par 210. Washington State placed fifth at 874, and Mallory Kent tied for third at 212. Seattle University was 10th at 913.
• Western Washington placed 14th with a 666 at the Grand Canyon Spring Invitational at the Wigwam Golf Club Gold course in Litchfield, Ariz.
• Team USA, consisting of Lynnwood's Brady Clark and Sean Beighton, Philip Tilker and Darren Lehto, all of Seattle, picked up its second straight win with a last rock steal over Scotland at the World Men's Curling Championship in Victoria, B.C. The team defeated David Murdoch's Scottish rink, 8-6. The win improves Team USA to 3-4 with four games remaining in the round robin
Compiled from sports-information departments and other sources.