Huskies sweep Washington State in doubleheader
Washington earns 2-1 victory in opener and four pitchers combine for shutout in 2-0 shutout in second game.
Four Washington pitchers combined on a six-hit shutout and the Huskies beat Washington State 2-0 for a Pac-12 doubleheader sweep at Husky Ballpark on Sunday.
The Huskies (29-10-1, 16-5 Pac-12) swept the twinbill after edging the Cougars (18-22, 8-10) 2-1 in the opener and won two of three games in the weekend series.
In the opener, Andrew Ely had three hits, scored the go-ahead run and knocked in an insurance run.
UW men second in Pac-12 golf
Runner-up Cheng-Tsung Pan finished second and helped Washington to a second-place finish at the Pac-12 men’s golf championships at The Gallery Golf Club in Marana, Ariz.
Pan shot a 4-under 68 in the final round for a 5-under 283. His total was two shots back of Patrick Rodgers of Stanford.
Pan’s runner-up finish was the best for a Husky at the Pac-12 Championships since Darren Wallace won the Pac-12 title in 2009.
Washington shot 14-under 346 for a four-round total of 13-over 1,453. Stanford won at 1,438. Washington State was 11th (1,509) and Cougar senior Blake Snyder tied for fourth at 1-under 287.
• The No. 8 Husky women finished sixth at the Pac-12 Championships at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, Ore., finishing with a round of 13-over 301.
The Huskies finished at 20-over 884. No. 9 Stanford won the conference title at 5-over, one better than No. 11 Arizona.
UW’s SooBin Kim finished in a tie for 13th at 4-over 220. Washington State was 10th at 49-over 913.
• Seattle University finished third in the WAC championships at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz. Dorsey Addicks finished in a tie for eighth at 20-over 236 for the Redhawks, who shot 965 overall.
• No. 11 Washington (28-12, 8-8) defeated host Oregon State, 10-2, in six innings, clinching a second straight series sweep of the Beavers (13-29, 3-16).
Dani Braun was 3 for 3 and Victoria Hayward reached base and scored four times.
• Grant Newton was 3 for 4 with a homer and Cash McGuire hit a two-run homer as Seattle U (20-19, 9-6) defeated host North Dakota, 12-9.
• Seattle Pacific crews finished fifth in the men’s and women’s varsity four grand final races at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championships on Lake Natoma. Western Washington’s varsity four won and the varsity eight placed second in two six-boat grand finals.
Seattle University’s women advanced to the Grand Finals and the Novice 8, finished second.
• Assessment, the 2009 Longacres Mile winner, rallied to defeat Edge Forward in the eighth race and snapped a 19-race losing streak that dated nearly four years. Although he’s been competitive, the 10-year-old gelding last won Sept. 19, 2010. On Sunday, with Gallyn Mitchell riding for trainer Howard Belvoir, Assessment ran 6 furlongs in 1 minute, 10.23 seconds on a sloppy track to score a 1-length victory vs. $15,000 claimers and he paid $19.40 to win. Assessment, 10 for 53 lifetime, ranks third all-time in Emerald Downs earnings with $450,680.
From sports-information reports.