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Huskies victors, await tourney

Mon., May 26, 2014

The Washington Huskies broke a four-game losing streak to end the regular season with a 6-1 baseball win over UCLA on Sunday in Seattle.

The eighth-ranked Huskies finished second in the Pac-12 behind Oregon State and are a sure pick for the 64-team NCAA tournament field when it is revealed today.

Jeff Brigham (7-3) gave up four hits and an unearned run in seven innings to get the win for Washington (39-14-1, 21-9) over the Bruins (25-30-1, 12-18). Brian Wolfe had two hits for Washington, including a two-run home run.

The 16 teams that were named Sunday to host regional play are:


• Indiana

• Virginia

• Miami (Fla.)

• Oregon State

• South Carolina


• Florida

• Rice

• Louisville

• Vanderbilt

• Mississippi

• Cal Poly

• Oklahoma State

• Florida State

• Louisiana-Lafayette

(21) Arizona State 6, Washington State 3: A four-run fourth inning lifted the Sun Devils over the Cougars in a Pac-12 finale at Pullman that ended the host Cougars’ season.

With the victory, the Sun Devils (33-22, 19-11 Pac-12) clinched third place in the Pac-12 and expect to receive an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.

Yale Rosen had two hits, including his fifth homer of the season, a two-run shot, for WSU (24-30, 14-16). Ian Sagdal added two hits.


Florida (50-12) defeated Washington 8-0 in five innings at Gainesville, Fla., winning their best-of-3 super regional series 2-1 and ending the Huskies’ season.

The second game was delayed twice for nearly six hours total because of rain.

The Huskies (37-15) forced a deciding game by beating Florida 4-3 in an earlier game Sunday.

The eight teams to qualify for the World Series are:

• Florida State

• Alabama

• Baylor

• Lousiana-Lafayette

• Oklahoma

• Oregon

• Kentucky

• Florida

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