Washington State’s Collin Slaybaugh from Puyallup was named to the Academic All-America Baseball team.
Slaybaugh is a kinesiology major with a 4.0 grade-point average. The senior, who switched from catcher to outfielder in his final year of eligibility, was also a first-team Academic All-America selection in 2013. He started 51 of 52 games this year and was second on the team in batting average (.299).
Track and field
Four Washington Huskies advanced to the NCAA championships with good finishes Friday in the NCAA West prelims in Fayetteville, Ark.
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Three UW women earned return trips to the NCAA finals, in Eugene, Ore., from June 11-14. Gianna Woodruff and Kayla Stueckle advanced in the 400-meter hurdles and Liberty Miller in the 3,000 steeplechase. Derrick Daigre advanced in the 800.
Two Washington State men advanced: Jesse Jorgensen in the 800 and Andrew Gonzales in the 3,000 steeplechase.
Eastern Washington had two individuals advance to Eugene. Catie Arrigoni advanced in the women’s steeplechase and Jordan Arakawa moved on in the men’s hammmer throw.
• Washington softball seniors Hooch Fagaly and Bryana Walker were named first-team on the all-Pac-12 Academic team.
Fagaly carries a 3.40 grade-point average with majors in medical anthropology and American ethnic studies, and Walker has a 3.61 GPA with a major in psychology.
• The Washington volleyball team has finalized its nonconference schedule for the fall. The highlights are a visit from 2013 NCAA runner-up Wisconsin and a match at Brigham Young, an NCAA tournament Round-of-16 participant the last two seasons.
From sports-information reports