SEATTLE – Student-athletes at the University of Washington continue to perform well in the classroom, according to the most recent Academic Progress Rate (APR) data tracked by the NCAA. The data, which was released today, indicated that the program average APR rate for Washington athletics rose to 989, marking the sixth consecutive year that the average rate has risen.
At some point after Jake Browning threw his first touchdown pass of the 2015 season, but before Dejounte Murray started throwing down dunks in December, the rumblings began ... This freshman class is pretty darn good.
SEATTLE - The University of Washington's Husky Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2016 class, which will be inducted at a ceremony taking place at Alaska Airlines Arena on Sunday, Oct. 23. Fans wishing to nominate individuals or teams for the 2016 Husky Hall of Fame class can do so at GoHuskies.com/HallOfFame.
Over the past three years, the Intercollegiate Athletics Purple Passports Program has sent student athletes to French Polynesia three times and Japan twice. This year, the Huskies are headed to Rome. Five student athletes – Kyle Coffee (men's soccer), Ivan Piton (rowing), Brittany Porter (women's soccer), Justin Schmidt (men's soccer) and Shannon Simon (women's soccer) – along with four other Washington students leave Sunday to spend 12 days abroad in a pilot program called Classics Rome: Sport and Spectacle.
SEATTLE – The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) announced the honorees for the 2016 MTR Western Sports Star of the Year, the Northwest's premier celebration of Washington sports. Included in the honorees are current Washington women's basketball player Katie Collier and Husky legend Warren Moon.
Jennifer Cohen, senior associate athletic director at the University of Washington, has been named interim athletic director, UW President Ana Mari Cauce announced Tuesday.
Secure your spot today for an exciting night with Husky Athletics – the 2016 National Signing Day Celebration is on Wednesday, February 3rd. The festivities will begin at 5:30 pm in the Don James Center as we celebrate this year's Signing Day class with Coach Petersen and his staff. The evening will include a reception, dinner, live auction and a short program highlighting next year's exciting newcomers.
For the second straight year, the University of Washington co-ed cheer team will compete at the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) National Championship on January 15-17 at ESPN's Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The cheer squad will compete in the Division 1A Coed semifinals against 21 other teams, taking the stage on Saturday, January 16 at 2:18p.m. PT / 5:18p.m. ET.
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The Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) has finalized the nominees for the 2016 MTR Western Sports Star of the Year, the Northwest's premier celebration of Washington sports.
SEATTLE – University of Washington student-athletes continue to graduate at a rate ranking among the best in the country, according to figures released today by the NCAA. The UW received an overall Graduation Success Rate of 85 from the data released, which measures the single-year GSR of the 2005-08 cohort.