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Husky baseball moves up to 8th in Collegiate Baseball rankings

Husky baseball moves up to 8th in Collegiate Baseball rankings

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The University of Washington Husky baseball team has jumped in the polls for the second straight week, moving up to 8th in the Collegiate Baseball rankings.

The Huskies, who took two of three from nationally ranked Oregon over the weekend, is now ranked 9th by Baseball America, 12th in the Perfect Game rankings, 17th in the USA Today/Coaches’ Poll, and 20th by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

The Huskies had their match-up with Seattle University rained out on Tuesday but return to action on Friday, April 11th against Stanford at Husky Ballpark.

(KPUG Newsroom – Tysen Allumbaugh)

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