• Thursday: Dawg Pack Night – First 100 students receive a t-shirt
• Saturday: Senior Day
SEATTLE – One of the hottest teams in all of college baseball, No. 24 Washington concludes the regular season at the Diamond on Montlake, hosting Cal Thursday through Saturday for a three game series at Husky Ballpark.
Saturday’s finale will be Senior Day for the Huskies, who will be honoring McKay Barney, Dalton Chandler, Christian Dicochea, Jared Engman, Stu Flesland III, Nick Hovland, Jarred Mazzaferro, Cole Miller, Will Simpson, Michael Snyder and Johnny Tincher before the day’s action.
All three games will air on Pac-12 Washington, with Saturday’s matchup also being featured on Pac-12 Bay Area and Pac-12 Oregon. Links to live stats are available on the GoHuskies.com schedule page and HuskyStats.com.
• Washington hosts the final series of the regular season, welcoming Cal to Husky Ballpark for the weekend.
• The Huskies are coming off of a historic weekend in Eugene, sweeping the Ducks for the first time since 2009.
• The Huskies have won 11 of their last 12 games, including six in a row.
• Washington has surged up to No. 2 in the Pac-12 standings
• With the weekend sweep, UW has rocketed up the RPI rankings from No. 48 to No. 32, a 16-spot jump.
• The Huskies have entered the top-25 polls for the first time all season, coming in as high as No. 24.
• Will Simpson homered twice in Friday’s win, retaking the Pac-12 league with 17 for the year. The slugger is tied with Arizona’s Chase Davis.
• Washington is the only team in the Pac-12 without a three-game losing streak in 2023.
SERIES HISTORY VS. CAL
Washington and California have met up 90 times all-time, with the Golden Bears owning a slight advantage in the all-time series at 51-39. Cal has had the better of the meetings in recent years, winning seven of the last eight against the Huskies. Washington will be seeking it’s first series win over Cal since 2017, taking 2-of-3 games in Seattle.
KEEP ‘EM COMING SKIP!
In his first season at the helm of the Husky program, Jason Kelly‘s Dawgs have racked up 32 wins, the second most wins by a first year head coach in program history. Kelly is seven victories shy of the 39 wins posted by Ken Knutsen in his first campaign in 1993.
EYES ON THE PRIZE
If the Huskies can pull off a second consecutive sweep this weekend…