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UW Athletics reports one active positive COVID-19 case for the second consecutive week.— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) April 2, 2021
- Christian Caple from The Athletic ($) revisits 10 memorable plays from the shortened 2020 season.
- This was all but done, and now senior safety Brandon McKinney has officially entered the transfer portal as of Thursday.
Football Roster official additions:
DB Bookie Radley-Hiles will wear #23 for the Huskies:
There were four more names added to the official @UW_Football roster Thursday, including former Oklahoma DB @Bookie_44. @Dawgman247 #PurpleReign #GoHuskies #DeathRow #woof https://t.co/DBvm6k1hzR— Chris Fetters (@Chris_Fetters) April 1, 2021
Another Hopkins recruit moving on:
Hameir Wright, one of Mike Hopkins' first recruits, leaves Washington men's basketball team. He's the sixth Husky to enter NCAA transfer portal.https://t.co/aoID1llJQ3 pic.twitter.com/QVpw6BZUr3— Percy Allen (@percyallen) April 2, 2021
Commissioner search, the Pac-12 comes alive in the NCAA tourney, and more in the latest Podcast Of Champions.
Freshman kicker enrolled early, and drilling 50-yarders with ease:
First day at the office @UW_Football pic.twitter.com/fL82XNYd5z— Jarrett North (@jarrettnorth1) April 2, 2021
A two-run home run from fifth-year senior Morganne Flores in the first inning put the UW ahead for good, as it was easy cruising the rest of the way with Gabbie Plain (15-0) throwing another complete game shutout.
Domination from Gabbie Plain in the circle and powerful bats on the offensive side highlight @UWSoftball's 8-0 victory over Cal | via @edwardsanthonyb https://t.co/VTbGQwwMMl— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) April 2, 2021
Baylee Klingler hit a two-run bomb in the 5th inning to end the game on run-rule.
Baylee CRUSHES this one to end the win!#MightyAreTheWomen pic.twitter.com/465UBHteVo— Washington Softball (@UWSoftball) April 2, 2021
A dozen Dawgs contribute today to the Husky win!— Washington Volleyball (@UWVolleyball) April 2, 2021
One more on Saturday for a Pac-12 title‼️#PointHuskies pic.twitter.com/ArBPESDfFO
Thursday’s first set looked eerily familiar to last weekend’s game against Stanford, but after improving hitting, no sets fell out of the Huskies’ hands all night.
#7 Washington improves to 16-3.
After sneaking by in the first set, @UWVolleyball comes alive in quick sweep of Cal | via @sydneym_nash https://t.co/GaZMw3fYbs— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) April 2, 2021
DAWGS WIN!!— Washington Baseball (@UW_Baseball) April 2, 2021
Davis Delorefice slams the door for the four-out save and we pick up the win over No. 10 UCLA!
Logan Gerling with 7 masterful innings for his first win of the season!#DaWgStrong /// #GoHuskies pic.twitter.com/jTdL7zMte4
After entering the Pac-12 slate two games above .500, the UW had been swept by both USC and No. 21 Oregon State, making it 19 days since Washington had registered a win.
Washington kicked off its series with No. 10 UCLA by stunning the Bruins with an 8-6 upset win Thursday
Facing a top-10 UCLA squad, it looked unlikely that @UW_Baseball would snap its seven-game losing streak.— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) April 2, 2021
But that's exactly what happened, as the Huskies' bats heated up for an 8-6 victory | via @ANYamashita https://t.co/VAtXlb341N
Men’s Tennis remains on the road
So far this season, the Huskies (9-7, 0-3 Pac-12) have continuously struggled away from home, as they started off the season with an 0-6 away record.
After winning on the road for the first time this season, @UW_MTennis shoots to find its first Pac-12 win against the LA schools | via @spencerssmith24 https://t.co/NBOcqmOCoJ— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) April 1, 2021
After their sole loss of the season to Stanford on March 12, Washington wasted no time getting back to winning ways: downing Washington State in the Apple Cup, then beating Utah 1-0 in a hard-fought matchup.
The Huskies take on the USC Trojans (4-3-1, 3-3 Pac-12) on Friday, April 2, at 6 p.m., followed by No. 5 UCLA (8-1-1, 5-1 Pac-12) on Sunday, April 4, at 2 p.m.
After a strong start to the season, @UW_WSoccer faces one of its toughest challenges yet, with a weekend road trip to LA | via @RajanHans14 https://t.co/DJuaiQmf06— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) April 1, 2021