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Washington softball tops Nebraska, 6-3

The fifth-ranked Washington softball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 6-3 victory over No. 22 Nebraska on Sunday...

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Nice start for the softball team; they beat, what - 4 ranked teams over the weekend... MORE


CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. — The fifth-ranked Washington softball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 6-3 victory over No. 22 Nebraska on Sunday to conclude play in the Cathedral City Classic.

Kaitlin Inglesby (8-0) earned the complete-game victory, allowing three runs — one earned — on four hits with six strikeouts. Taylor Smith led the Huskies (14-1) on offense, going 2 for 4 with two runs batted in.

Track and field

Seattle University's Cali Cull won the women's triple jump with a leap of 36 feet, 5 ½ inches at the Great West Conference indoors in Sterling, Ill.


Washington scored four runs in the fourth inning and used solid relief pitching to hold on for a 4-3 victory over host UC Irvine. Robert Pehl and B.K. Santy drove in two runs apiece for the Huskies (4-3).

• Seattle University (3-4) held a five-run lead after 5 ½ innings, but host Sacramento State came back with runs in the sixth, seventh, and ninth innings to pull out an 8-7 victory.

• Sunday's doubleheader between host Washington State and Nebraska-Omaha was suspended in the bottom of the fifth inning of the first game due to snow. The game will resume Monday at noon. The second game will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game 1.

Other softball

Seattle University (2-7) dropped a 3-2, eight-inning decision to Santa Clara on the final day of the PSCS Crossover Tournament in Moraga, Calif.

• Western Washington (2-12, 0-4 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) dropped a doubleheader, 8-5 and 3-1, to Simon Fraser in Burnaby, B.C.

• Central Washington (5-8, 4-4 GNAC) fell to Western Oregon, 7-4 and 8-4, in Selah.

Women's tennis

Denise Dy's 6-0, 6-0 victory over Catherine Isip at No. 1 singles was among the few highlights for Washington (6-3) in a 5-2 loss to St. Mary's at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.


• Former UW standouts Brad Walker (19-2 ¾) and Scott Roth (18-4 ½) went 1-2 in the pole vault at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., both earning spots on Team USA for the upcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships.

• Northwest University's Jessalyn Jackson has been named the Cascade College Conference women's basketball player of the year. The senior center from Vancouver, Wash., led the CCC in scoring (19.4), rebounding (11.6) and blocked shots (4.5).

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