Kevin Dowd

Year in review: Athlete of the year

This has been a year full of memorable performances from athletes who will be remembered at the UW for years to come.

I wish I could have redshirted

After four years, a Daily columnist says farewell

Year in review: Moment of the year

It’s been a dramatic year on Montlake. From the opening of new stadiums to multiple Washington teams making runs in the NCAAs, there have been quite a few notable achievements in the 2013-14 academic year. Those achievements will be remembered as snapshots, moments in a year filled with fantastic ones. Here are a few Daily sportswriters’ picks for the best moment of the year.

Battle Royale

Daily sportswriters debate about UW baseball, the World Cup, and bobble heads.

Gator bait

A stormy end to UW softball’s postseason run

Not so super

Huskies lose big in first game with Gators

WCWS trip on the line as Huskies visit Gators

At the start of the year, both Washington and Florida thought they would be here: among the final 16 teams still with a shot at the national title.

Huskies advance to Super Regional on third straight run-rule win

When the folks at the NCAA wrote down their softball rulebook a quarter century ago, they included the mercy rule for performances like this one.

Jones’ bat, Walker’s arm lead UW to regional final

The centerfield fence at Husky Softball Stadium is 220 feet from home plate. Behind the fence are five rows of metal bleachers, then a strip of turf, maybe 15 feet wide, and then a tall black net that separates the stadium from the football practice field behind it.

Aguilar slams Huskies to first-round win

The Huskies did most of their damage on a first-inning grand slam by freshman Ali Aguilar. From there, with a comfy lead to protect, Kaitlin Inglesby just kept mowing down Iona batters.