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Huskies dire wolves on last night’s Game of Thrones. We’ll have to settle for some Monday Dots to get our Dawgs fix.
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- The big news of the weekend came from the softball diamond where the Huskies women beat Stanford 3-0 to earn a share of the Pac-12 Softball Championship, the school’s first since 2010. Up next, the Huskies will host Fordham in the Regionals on Friday at 7:00 PM as the nation’s #3 seed.
- While we’re on the subject of softball, check out this profile of catcher Morganne Flores from Scott Hanson at the Seattle times.
- In baseball, the Huskies kept their postseason hopes alive with a sweep of Utah.
- A banner season for the women’s tennis team came to an end with a loss to UCLA in the Sweet Sixteen.
- Both the men and women finished in the top 5 at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships. Among the individual winners were Elijah Mason in the discus and Izzi Batt-Doyle in the 10,000 meters.
⏰ WAKE BACK UP!!!— Washington Track & Field (@UWTrack) May 12, 2019
Izzi Batt-Doyle is the Pac-12 Champion at 10,000-meters!!
She ran 1 lap, 2 laps, 3 laps ... ... HUH?! Oops. 25 laps after midnight in 33:31.30 for her first Pac-12
more for the Dawgs to close it out!#GoHuskies // #Pac12TF pic.twitter.com/D3dLAgTrf1
- The football team got some good news on the recruiting trail when one of the nation’s top receivers, California’s Jalen McMillan, listed UW in his top 4.
- Not too far up the road from McMillan, Husky QB commit Ethan Garbers took home MVP honors at the Elite 11 camp in Oakland. Garbers has been shooting up recruiting rankings and has solidified himself as a four-star prospect.
- How does a coach unwind after a long week of recruiting? If he’s one of the nation’s best paid assistants, he puts that salary to good use.
- Finally, many of the Husky teams sent out great Mother’s Day wishes. Here are some of the best.