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Dots: Washington Crew Earns Three National Championships

A big weekend for the men’s crew team at Lake Natoma, the women’s softball team falls just short of a World Series championship bid, and 2018 quarterback Jacob Sirmon impresses at the Elite 11 Finals.

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  • The women’s softball season came to an end yesterday in the World Series semifinal at the hands of the dominant Florida Gators. The Dawgs made a valiant comeback effort with two outs in the seventh inning thanks to a Julia DePonte two-run homer, but Florida pitcher Delanie Gourley’s complete game, 10-strikeout performance was in the end just too much to overcome.
  • The ongoing saga Lonzo Ball’s battle with Markelle Fultz for pole position in the upcoming NBA Draft has taken a new twist, thanks in part to the clownish antics of Lonzo’s father LaVar.
  • ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports that Fultz is reportedly spending today meeting with the Boston Celtics, who own the first pick in the upcoming NBA Draft.
  • 2018 quarterback commit Jacob Sirmon spoke to’s Greg Biggins at last weekend’s Elite 11 competition, where Sirmon reaffirmed his commitment to the Huskies and stated unequivocally that he will not take any official visits to schools other than Washington.
  • SB Nation’s Bud Elliot shared his own thoughts on Sirmon’s performance at the event, as well.
  • Fellow Husky 2018 quarterback commit Colson Yankoff was at the Elite 11 Finals, as well.