UW stops Arizona State, coach Lindsay Meggs earns 800th victory
Huskies take rare road series in Tempe with 6-1 win after a lengthy rain delay.
The Huskies endured a 2 hour, 26-minute rain delay in the top of the fourth inning and left the unseasonably rainy desert with a 6-1 win and a series victory over Arizona State on Sunday at Phoenix Municipal Park.
Three Washington (16-11, 7-5 Pac-12) pitchers combined to hold Arizona State (17-12, 4-8) to two hits and the Huskies batted around in the fifth and eighth innings – scoring three runs both times – to give coach Lindsay Meggs the 800th win of his 22-year career.
The Huskies clinched just their third series win on the road against Arizona State in team history.
• Maria Hundley won her record seventh national championship with a vault gold medal and collected two silvers while Seattle Pacific teammate Ariana Harger tied for the title on the floor exercise during the individual event finals of the USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships in St. Charles, Mo.
• Kimberlee Souza’s two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning broke a tie and sparked Washington (26-8, 7-5) to a 12-9 victory at Arizona State (27-13, 3-6). UW’s Taylor Van Zee homered twice and drove in four runs.
• Washington State dropped the rubber game of the Pac-12 Conference series 7-3 at Arizona.
The Cougars (10-19, 3-9 Pac-12) received three hits from freshman catcher Ty Johnson. The Wildcats (20-12, 5-7) got a strong starting pitching performance from Bobby Dalbec, who allowed three runs on six hits in 72/3 innings.
• Seattle University (20-10, 8-1 WAC) allowed North Dakota (6-17, 3-6 WAC) two large innings in a 15-2 loss. UND took a 6-0 lead through the first inning, four of which came with two outs, before extending its lead to 14-2 with eight in the bottom of the third.
• Washington senior Charlotte Thomas carded her 23rd career top-10 finish at the PING/ASU Invitational as she tied for seventh at 1-over 217, leading UW to a fifth-place finish at 16-over 880.
Washington State (30-over 894) tied for eighth. No. 3 UCLA won at 12-under 852.
• Seattle University men’s tennis (9-14, 1-4 WAC) ended regular season WAC play with a 6-1 win over Chicago State (2-19, 0-5 WAC) in Kansas City, Mo.
• Washington (2-1) swept Sacramento State in beach volleyball.
• Fred Maxie led his Washington rink to the region’s 14th mixed national title after defeating Alaska, 8-2, at the USA Curling Mixed National Championship in Tempe, Ariz. Maxie (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and teammates Em Good (Seattle), Mac Guy (Seattle), and Frances Walsh (Burien) qualified for the World Mixed Championship Oct 15-22 in Russia.
From sports-information reports.