College World Series Team Capsules: Washington baseball

If you're looking for an underdog to root for in this year's College World Series, Washington might be it. The Huskies are making the programs first-ever trip to Omaha in 2018.

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How they got here: Washington swept its way through the Conway Regional to the Super Regionals, picking up wins over Connecticut (7-1, 9-6) and Coastal Carolina (11-6) along the way. 

Cal State Fullerton took the Huskies to three games, but Washington came out on top with a walk-off in the bottom of the ninth of the Super Regionals to advance to their first ever College World Series. 

What to watch for: Senior Joe Wainhouse is the team's power hitter and a 2018 All-Pac 12 selection. He leads the team with 19 home runs and 59 RBI this season. 

When they play: Washington will take on Mississippi State Saturday, June 16 at 7 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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