Kamari Pleasant, a three-star athlete from Etiwanda, Calif., announced his verbal commitment to the Huskies on Friday morning, three days after he backed off his commitment to Arizona State.
Kamari Pleasant, a three-star athlete from Etiwanda, Calif., announced his verbal commitment to the Husky football team on Friday morning, three days after he backed off his commitment to Arizona State.
He is the 16th public recruit for UW’s Class of 2016 and third recruit to commit to the Huskies in the past three days, joining defensive end Levi Onwuzurike (Allen, Texas) and cornerback Byron Murphy (Scottsdale, Ariz.).
Pleasant, listed at 6 feet 2, 185 pounds on his hudl.com page, played running back and safety at Etiwanda. The Huskies like him as a bigger running back to complement smaller backs Myles Gaskin, Jomon Dotson and fellow 2016 recruit Sean McGrew.
PORTLAND — Newly acquired goaltender Landon Bow made 30 saves as the Seattle Thunderbirds blanked the Portland Winterhawks 3-0.
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Donovan Neuls and Keegan Kolesar scored goals for Seattle (26-16-3-0) in the second period. Neuls’ goal was short-handed, while Kolesar’s came during a power play.
Kolesar added an empty-net goal in the third period.
The teams play again Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at ShoWare Center in Kent.
EDMONTON, Alberta — Payton Lee stopped 27 shots as the Edmonton Oil Kings shut out the Everett Silvertips 1-0.
Carter Hart made 23 saves for the Silvertips (28-13-2-2), who still lead the U.S. Division of the Western Hockey League.
Everett plays Saturday at Red Deer.
U.S. national team stalwart Hope Solo was named the 2015 CONCACAF female goalkeeper of the year. The Seattle Reign goalie also was named to the CONCACAF Female Best XI.
Sounders FC defender Román Torres from Panama was named to the CONCACAF Male Best XI.
Washington defeated East Tennessee State 5-2 at Nordstrom Tennis Center.
The teams of Piers Foley-Enzo Sommer and Mitch Stewart-Kawika Lam each won in doubles.
In singles, No. 1 Stewart, No. 2 Gal Hakak, No. 3 Jake Douglas and No. 4 Sommer each prevailed.
Seattle University (2-2) won the doubles point, which would prove to be the difference, as each team won three singles matches in a 4-3 victory over host Colorado State.
The teams of Michelle Lui-Kelli Woodman and Kristen James-Sari Kwee won their doubles matches for the Redhawks.
In singles, No. 1 Lui, No. 2 Woodman and No. 3 Madison Maloney were victorious for SU.
Host Washington State defeated Oregon State 154-100 at Gibb Pool. The Cougars earned the top time in 12 of 14 events to give WSU its fourth straight victory over the Beavers. Three Cougars contributed 18 points to the win: Jasmine Margetts, Addisynn Bursch and Presley Wetterstrom each picked up two wins.
Kristi Hayashida scored a season-best 9.85 on the balance beam to highlight Seattle Pacific’s loss to Sacramento State, 194.425 to 188.425 at Brougham Pavilion.
Track and field
Washington State’s Greer Alsop broke the women’s triple-jump record with a leap of 40 feet, 8¾ inches during the first day of the WSU Open indoor meet.