2018 Washington Huskies baseball team

The 2018 Washington Huskies baseball team were representing the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington in the 2018 NCAA Division I baseball season. Head Coach Lindsay Meggs was in his 9th year coaching the Huskies. They play their home games at Husky Ballpark and were members of the Pac-12 Conference.

2018 Washington Huskies baseball
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Fullerton Super Regional champions
Conway Regional champions
ConferencePac-12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
CBNo. 8
2018 record35–26 (20–10 Pac-12)
Head coachLindsay Meggs (9th season)
Associate head coachJason Kelly (6th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Donegal Fergus (5th season)
  • Dave Nakama (1st season)
Pitching coachJason Kelly (6th season)
Home stadiumHusky Ballpark
Seasons
← 2017
2019 →
2018 Pac-12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
No. 18 Stanford  ‍‍‍y 22 8 0   .733     46 12 0   .793
No. 1 Oregon State ‍‍‍y 20 9 1   .683     55 12 1   .816
No. 8 Washington ‍‍‍y 20 10 0   .667     35 26 0   .574
No. 25 UCLA  ‍‍‍y 19 11 0   .633     38 21 0   .644
California  ‍‍‍ 16 14 0   .533     32 22 0   .593
Arizona  ‍‍‍ 14 16 0   .467     34 22 0   .607
Arizona State  ‍‍‍ 13 17 0   .433     23 32 0   .418
Southern California  ‍‍‍ 12 18 0   .400     26 28 0   .481
Oregon  ‍‍‍ 12 18 0   .400     26 29 0   .473
Washington State  ‍‍‍ 8 21 1   .283     16 33 1   .330
Utah  ‍‍‍ 8 22 0   .267     16 39 0   .291
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 29, 2018; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The Huskies finished third in the Pac-12. They won the Conway Regional and Fullerton Super Regional to reach the 2018 College World Series, their first time advancing to Omaha.

RosterEdit

2018 Washington Huskies roster[1]
 

Pitchers

  • 17 Cole Eigenhuis - Freshman
  • 18 Adam Davenport -   Sophomore
  • 19 Jordan Jones - Sophomore
  • 20 Josh Burgmann -   Sophomore
  • 21 Channing Nesbitt - Senior
  • 23 Dylan Lamb - Freshman
  • 24 Joe DeMers - Junior
  • 28 Chris Miceles - Sophomore
  • 29 Lucas Knowles -   Freshman
  • 31 Stevie Emanuels - Freshman
  • 32 Leo Nierenberg - Sophomore
  • 37 Jack Enger - Freshman
  • 41 Jack DeCooman - Freshman
  • 42 Cole Galvagno - Freshman
  • 51 Alex Hardy - Senior
 

Catchers

  • 16 Nick Kahle - Sophomore
  • 27 Michael Petrie -   Freshman
  • 43 Casey Longaker - Junior

Infielders

  • 2 Nick Roberts - Sophomore
  • 3 Jonathan Schiffer - Freshman
  • 5 Christian Jones - Sophomore
  • 8 Noah Hsue - Freshman
  • 9 Willie MacIver - Junior
  • 10 A. J. Graffanino - Junior
  • 22 Ben Baird - Sophomore
  • 25 Jack Johnson -   Sophomore
  • 26 Levi Jordan - Senior
  • 33 Brandon Leitgeb - Freshman
  • 34 Harrison Goonewardene - Sophomore
  • 44 Joe Wainhouse - Senior
 

Outfielders

  • 1 K. J. Brady - Senior
  • 6 Mason Cerrillo - Junior
  • 7 Braiden Ward - Freshman
  • 12 Kasier Weiss - Freshman
  • 36 Blake Burton - Sophomore
 

Schedule and resultsEdit

Legend
  Washington win
  Washington loss
Bold Washington team member
2018 Washington Huskies Baseball Game Log[2]
Regular Season
Postseason
College World Series
Date Opponent Rank Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record CWS Record
June 16 No. 8 Mississippi State No. 7 TD Ameritrade ParkOmaha, NE L 0–1 Neff (4–3) Hardy (5–3) None 24,758 35–25 0–1
June 18 vs. (3) No. 1 Oregon State No. 7 TD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE L 5–14 Abel (5–1) Hardy (5–4) None 16,881 35–26 0–2

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final 
Coaches'[3] * * RV RV* RV* RV* RV* 8 
Baseball America[4] RV RV* RV* RV* RV* 9 
Collegiate Baseball^[5] RV 30 13 7 8 8 
NCBWA[6] RV RV 17 17* 17* 8 
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^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 Baseball Roster". Washington Huskies. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 Baseball Schedule". Washington Huskies. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  3. ^ USA Today Coaches Poll
  4. ^ Baseball America Poll
  5. ^ Collegiate Baseball Poll
  6. ^ NCBWA Poll