The Washington baseball team played its first home stand of the season, playing three games against UC Davis at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma. The Huskies were scheduled to play four games but Sunday's finale was rained out. The Huskies swept the Aggies, winning one game on Friday and two on Saturday. The Huskies are now 6-4-1 overall.
Game 1: Washington 4, UC Davis 1- The Huskies put up a four-run eighth inning to rally and defeat the Aggies in the first game of the series Friday night. A wild pitch gave the Huskies a 2-1 lead, and with the bases loaded, junior Alex Schmidt hit a single to left field, scoring two runs. Junior Jared Fisher started for the UW and pitched 6 1/3 innings of one run ball, but came away with the no-decision. Sophomore Trey Rallings earned his first career victory in 1 2/3 innings of relief.
Game 2: Washington 2, UC Davis 1- A costly error by the Aggies in the bottom of the ninth gave the Huskies their second straight win in the first game of Saturday's double header. A Brandon Berry fly ball was dropped by UC Davis center fielder Kevin Barker, allowing freshman Kyle London to score from second base. The Huskies tied the game 1-1 in the fourth inning when senior Brian Wolfe hit a solo home run, his first of the season.
Game 3: Washington 8, UC Davis 3 (7 Innings)- The Huskies completed Saturdays double header with a convincing win in seven innings. The Huskies were the first team on the board for the first time of the weekend, as senior Ryan Wiggins hit a triple in the first inning, scoring Brian Wolfe. UW starter Tyler Davis (2-1) earned the win, allowing just one run on four hits over 4 2/3 innings. Junior Erik Forgione and sophomore Austin Rei each had two hits to lead the Huskies offensively.
The Huskies will travel to California to play four games in the Jack Gifford Memorial Tournament beginning Friday. The Huskies kick off the tournament against host Santa Clara Thursday. Friday the team travels to San Jose to face San Jose State. Saturday the Huskies return to Santa Clara to face Pacific, and the tournament wraps up Sunday with a rematch against Santa Clara.
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