Washington baseball rallies for 8-7 victory over Grand Canyon
Huskies score five runs in eighth inning.
Washington scored five runs in the eighth inning to rally for an 8-7 nonconference baseball victory over Grand Canyon at Husky Ballpark on Monday.
In the eighth, Austin Rei hit a two-run double and Alex Schmidt doubled in a run. Erik Forgione singled in the tying run and Robert Pehl’s single scored Rei for the go-ahead run.
Branden Berry also homered for the Huskies (33-11-1)
Troy Rallings retired the Antelopes (25-20) in order in the ninth.
•In U.S. Open qualifiers, Washington’s Jonathan Sanders and Corey Pereira each won their qualifiers, while Chris Babcock also advanced from his local qualifier. In other UW men’s golf news, the team earned the No. 2 seed at the NCAA Regional in Raleigh, N.C., May 15-17.
• Hooch Fagaly of Washington was named Pac-12 softball player of the week after batting .667 with one homer and four runs batted in last weekend.
• Jill Hultquist has resigned from her position as head women’s tennis coach at Washington. Hultquist joined the Huskies in 2005 and led the Huskies to four NCAA tournament appearances. She had a ecord of 97-98 at UW.
• Western Washington shot 309 and is tied for 14th among 20 teams at the NCAA Division II men’s golf South Central/West Regional at the Grey Rock Golf Course in Austin, Texas.
• Western Washington’s Kristen Hansen is tied for 28th at 10-over 82 after the first round of the NCAA Division II women’s golf West Super Regional in Mansfield, Texas.
From sports-information reports.