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Huskies host Hawaii in WNIT opener Friday night

Cougars open at Montana on Wednesday night


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Washington’s first-round game in the WNIT is set for 7 p.m. Friday, against Hawaii at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Washington, 17-13 overall, finished sixth in the Pac-12 at 10-8. Hawaii, also 17-13, went 10-6 in the Big West Conference.

Friday’s winner will play the Oregon-Pacific winner, at a date and site to be determined.

The Huskies are playing in the WNIT for the third year in a row and the sixth time overall. They are 5-0 in first-round WNIT games.

Washington State opens play in the WNIT at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Montana. The winner of that game plays the Cal Poly-San Diego winner in the second round.

Ex-Storm player joins coaching staff

Former Storm player Shaquala Williams has been named assistant coach.

Williams, a former star at Oregon, has spent the past two seasons as an assistant at Seattle University.

Notes

Tom Whalen, a 6-foot-5 center from West Seattle whose 21.6 career scoring average from 1962 to 1964 is the best in Pacific Lutheran University basketball history, died following a serious illness at age 72. A memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Sunday at South Life Church, 3425 176th St. E., in Tacoma.

• Right fielder Will Sparks hit a two-run single in the first and a two-run double in the second as Washington jumped to a 7-0 lead and held on to beat Portland 7-6 in nonleague baseball at Tacoma’s Cheney Stadium. 1B Brian Wolfe and 3B Alex Schmidt went a combined 7 for 8 at the plate for UW (13-5-1). The Pilots are 5-15.

• Freshman Wes Leow collected his first collegiate hit — a pinch-hit, three-run home run in the seventh for a 9-3 lead — as visiting Washington State beat San Diego, 9-7. The Cougars are 7-9.

• UW 2B Andrew Ely was named Pac-12 Baseball Player of the week after hitting .400 in three games at Arizona State.

• The Seattle U women, led by 12th-place Nicole Gaddie (22 over 238), placed seventh at the Jackrabbit Invitational tournament at the Primm Valley (Calif.) Golf Club.

• In the men’s Jackrabbit tournament, David Torres finished 14th with a 54-hole total of 5-over 221 and SU placed 13th.

From sports-information reports.



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