Sports Briefs

The University of Washington Student Newspaper Friday, May 10, 1996


Sports Briefs Daily Staff

Huskies finish regular seasonSOFTBALL - The No. 1 UW softball team finishes its regular season tomorrow and Sunday with respective doubleheaders against Arizona State and No. 4 UCLA at Husky Softball Stadium. Game times are 1 p.m. and noon.Washington (21-3 Pac-10, 51-7 overall) has been ranked No. 1 for three straight weeks and has a chance to host one of the NCAA's regional playoffs next week. The tournament field will be announced Sunday evening.UCLA is the only Pac-10 team the Huskies have never swept; the two teams split a doubleheader in Los Angeles earlier this year.Washington rows against BeaversCREW - The varsity crew takes its unblemished 5-0 record on the road to meet Oregon State in Vancouver, Wash. tomorrow. The final races of the Huskies' regular season are slated to start at 10 a.m. on Vancouver Lake.The Husky/Beaver dual regatta dates back to 1987, with both Husky varsity crews holding an edge over OSU. The men have won six of eight contests and the women have compiled an 8-1 record. However, rowing in the varsity races this weekend will be Washington's junior varsity squads - the same teams that emerged victorious in the Windermere Cup last weekend. UW top women's doubles draws NCAA bidWOMEN'S TENNIS - Junior Katherine Costain and sophomore Kori Sosnowy, currently ranked 19th in the nation, earned a bid to the 1996 NCAA Tennis Championships to be held in Tallahassee, Fla. May 22-26.The field consists of 32 doubles teams though the pairings have yet to be announced.Costain and Sosnowy posted a 19-9 record this season and faced seven doubles teams that are ranked among the top 20, coming out with wins in four of those meetings.They are the first Husky duo to travel to nationals since 1991.

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