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UW Athletics reports zero active positive COVID-19 cases for the fourth consecutive week.— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) March 12, 2021
Spring Game set for Saturday, May 1:
You better believe that if Jimmy Lake is allowed to have fans at UW's spring game, he's going to have fans at UW's spring game.— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) March 11, 2021
- Jon Wilner is calling a certain Saturday in September “J-Day” for the Pac-12, with three huge non-conference games including UW/Michigan.
- Former UW DBs were sixth in the NFL last season in total snaps played, led by Pro-Bowlers Budda Baker and Marcus Peters.
- Chrisitan Caple from the Athletic ($) answers mailbag questions including those from fans “standing on the ledge.”
28 points for Jaylen Nowell, Jaden McDaniels chips in a 20; both career highs for the former Dawgs.
Baseball gets the win
Coach Meggs has preached about his team getting its offense going early. UW put up a five-spot in the first inning en route to a 7-3 win over Seattle.
Despite being out-hit 10-8, Dalton Chandler's three-run blast in the Huskies' first-inning explosion gives them a solid victory in game one over the Redhawks.— Nick Mendro (@m_mendro) March 12, 2021
FINAL: UW 7, SU 3
WP: C. Charnholm (1-0), UW
LP: N. German (1-1), SU
S: D. Rhodes (1), UW
Track and Field
Husky Weight Thrower tops among all freshman in NCAA
Jayden goes 69-6 1/4 on his third attempt, that lands him in 10th-place, agonizingly just 3/4 of an inch out of 9th and three more attempts.— Washington Track & Field (@UWTrack) March 12, 2021
But Jayden is the top finishing freshman in the NCAA!
: ESPN3#GoHuskies pic.twitter.com/bVDPL13qvs
After two fouls on Jayden White’s opening two throws at the NCAA Indoor Championships, he finally had a legal throw, reaching a distance of 69 feet and 6.25 inches. Unfortunately for White, that distance was ¾ of an inch short of tying for ninth place, the cut off for being rewarded three more throws.
Jayden White ends the NCAA Indoor Championship in 10th place, finishing just shy of another throw opportunity. White ends the season with the @UWTrack record in weight throw | via @NathanMathisen https://t.co/shNUb0ebKF— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) March 12, 2021
Softball back home
After four weeks on the road to open the 2021 season, the Huskies (16-2) are finally gearing up to play their first home game in Husky Softball Stadium since the Super Regionals in 2019.
For the first time in 657 days @UWSoftball is back on Montlake— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) March 11, 2021
And for several players, this will be their first time running out at Husky Softball Stadium
"There’s no prettier stadium than ours."
After a rough start in their Pac-12 schedule, Men’s tennis (6-5, 0-2) looks for third straight non-conference win: