No. 6 UW baseball clinches series win against California
The sixth-ranked Washington baseball team won at California for the second straight day, defeating the Golden Bears 6-2 Friday night in Berkeley.
Tyler Davis got the win for Washington (27-7-1,14-3 Pac-12), allowing two runs in six innings on nine hits and two walks. He struck out three.
Trevor Dunlap allowed just a hit in three scoreless innings in relief of Davis to get the save.
Washington beat Cal (15-19,4-10) 4-3 in the opening game of the three-game series.
The series concludes Saturday.
• Seattle University split a doubleheader at New Mexico State, winning 9-3 and losing 6-5.
The Redhawks (17-17, 7-5 WAC) fell behind 6-0 in the second game and nearly came all the way back as they had the tying run at third in the ninth before the Aggies escaped.
• Central Washington (23-14) beat visiting Holy Names 15-2 and 9-0 in a nonleague doubleheader.
• Host Oregon (30-10, 9-5 Pac-12) scored five times in the fourth inning as Washington State (17-18, 7-7 Pac-12) lost 6-3 to the No. 10 Ducks.
• Seattle University (16-28, 5-5 Western Athletic Conference) scored three early runs, then held on to beat host Cal State Bakersfield (11-35, 1-9 WAC) 4-3.
Lisa Maulden had a three-run double in the first inning to stake the Redhawks to the early lead.
• Pitcher Jenna DeRosier won her ninth straight decision, scattering six hits and striking out four, and shortstop Haylee Baker hit her seventh home run of the season, as Western Washington won the opener 3-2 in a sweep of visiting Northwest Nazarene.
Western Washington (25-11, 12-6, Great Northwest Athletic Conference) won the second game 6-2.
• Oregon Tech swept visiting Northwest University (1-26, 1-21 Cascade Collegiate Conference) i3-0 and 10-1.
• Seattle University coach Joan Bonvicini announced the signing of point guard Jazmine Johnson from Lynwood, Calif., and guard Crystal Allen from Fort Worth, Texas. Both will join the Seattle U women’s basketball team starting with the 2014-15 season.
• Seattle University is in 10th place after the first round of the El Macero (Calif.) Classic, co-hosted by UC Davis and Nevada at the El Macero Country Club.
Seattle U is at 17-over-par 305. UC Davis shot 5-under 283 for a two-stroke lead over Cal State Fullerton.
Ross Kukula led Seattle U with a 1-over 73 and is tied for 14th.
Track and field
• Washington State’s Ruby Roberts was third in the Women’s Olympic Development Elite 1,500-meter race at the 56th annual Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., with a lifetime best of 4 minutes 18.57 seconds, the third-best time ever for a WSU woman.
Teammate Abby Regan won the women’s University/Open 1,500 in a field of 137 with a personal-best time of 4:19.49, the fourth-best time in WSU’s records.
Freshman CJ Allen was runner-up in the men’s 400 hurdles with a personal-best 51.44 seconds. The WSU women’s 4x400 relay was the runner-up in the 22-squad field.
• Freshmen Blake Nelson and Nick Harris had top-10 all-time UW marks in the 1,500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa, Calif.
Running in the same heat, Nelson and Harris crossed nearly together, with Nelson edging his teammate with a time of 3:43.39, and Harris finishing in 3:43.44. Nelson’s time is No. 8 in the UW record books and Harris’ time is No. 10. UW also had contingents at the Mt. Sac Relays and the Oregon Relays.
• Two Western Washington records fell as Frank Catelli won the men’s shot put with a mark of 58 feet, 7½ inches and Tanya Bjornsson was second in the women’s long jump with a leap of 19-4¾ in Azusa (Calif.).
From sports-information reports.