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UW Covid Update
Down from two active cases a week ago:
Weekly @UWAthletics COVID-19 testing update:— Anthony Edwards (@edwardsanthonyb) May 7, 2021
"We have 602 student-athletes who have gone through testing and have one active positive case. This individual is going through our COVID-19 care and quarantine protocols."
- Mike Vorel from The Seattle Times looks at the Huskies’ wide receiver group. Lots of talented young players join the steady Terrell Bynum, and everyone is at least 6-1, 190.
- Dan Raley from Husky Maven profiles Kyler Gordon, who looks to make a big splash in the UW secondary this fall.
Jimmy Lake on NFL Now
UW at around five penalties per game:
Penalties over Last 4 Years (2017-2020)— SportsPac12 (@SportsPac12) May 6, 2021
Men’s Soccer advances
After being bounced in the Elite Eight in 2019, No. 7 Washington will have a chance to redeem itself this season. They advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive year with a 2-0 win against Missouri State.
For the second straight season, @UW_MSoccer is back into the Elite Eight.— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) May 6, 2021
Lukas Meek provided the fireworks Thursday with a header in the 65th minute to put the UW ahead for good over Missouri State | via @luka_kucan https://t.co/N1FKOIXiFI
May is officially observed as the heritage month to celebrate the history, honor the sacrifices, and acknowledge contributions of all who identify as Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders:
“We’ve never had it easy, and it just shows the resilience and how tough and strong we are as a community.” - @trapp07@UW_Football alum Taylor Rapp with a passionate message about celebrating the #AAPI community and #APAHM— Washington Athletics (@UWAthletics) May 6, 2021
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2021 marks the first time since the 2016 season that the Huskies have had three student-athletes recognized by the conference in the same year:
Congrats to Henry Lee, Jan Schneider and Teddy Lin for earning All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honors!! Lin was also an honorable mention selection for the Pac-12 All-Newcomer Team #GoHuskies— Washington Men's Golf (@UW_MGolf) May 6, 2021
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At 5 minutes, fall in love with GFG all over again: