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Huskies Host Seattle U Wednesday In First Midweek Tilt

Huskies Host Seattle U Wednesday In First Midweek Tilt

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SEATTLE – Facing its first midweek competition of the season, Washington plays host to Seattle U on Wednesday, taking on the Redhawks in a 6:05 p.m. PT first pitch at Husky Ballpark.
Fans will be able to stream the matchup live through Pac-12 Insider. Links to live coverage are available at


• Dollar Dog Night – Hot dogs available for just $1 at Husky Ballpark concessions, while supplies last


• Wednesday’s matchup will be the first of three meetings between the Huskies and Redhawks this season.


• Washington swept the Redhawks in three matchups in 2023.


• The Huskies are coming off of a 2-1 series win over rival Washington State in Seattle, topping the Cougars 14-5 and 11-5 in the final two games of the series.


• UW has won three straight series over its in-state rivals.


• Friday’s 14 runs were a season-high for the Huskies, while UW’s 13 hits in the game were one shy of its season-high.


• On the mound, Husky starter Calvin Kirchoff struck out a career-high eight batters.


Sam DeCarlo led Washington with a .400 average during the series.


Aiva Arquette recorded three home runs in the series, driving in six runs overall.


Washington leads the all-time series with Seattle U 86-56, including a 58-24 record against the Redhawks on the Huskies’ home field. The Dawgs have won four straight against their crosstown neighbors, and 11 of the last 12 meetings between the two sides. Since Seattle U returned to the Division I level in 2010, Washington is leading the series 28-10.


After scoring double digit runs just once over the first 19 games, the Huskies reached double digits in back-to-back affairs to secure the Apple Cup series over Washington State. A key to the offensive surge was timely hitting, with UW posting a .375 average during the series with runners in scoring position. Overall, the Dawgs are hitting just .214 with RISP.


Washington ranks seventh in the nation at 1.10 double plays per game, having turned 23 double plays overall. The Huskies have turned at least one twin killing in 14-of-21 games in 2024.


The bullpen triumvirate of Sam Boyle, Grant Cunningham and Gianluca Shinn has been an extremely effective one for the Huskies, surrendering just 17 runs over 64.0 innings, collectively…

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