Zeitgeist’s got numbers — good, bad, amusing, intriguing — that take the pulse of the Seattle sports scene
Feb. 6-12, 2011
UW's Matthew Bryan-Amaning will join Chris Welp in an exclusive club / Drew McKenzie, Sportspress Northwest
Pitchers in Mariner camp who longtime team trainer Rick Griffin said he’d never seen throw before this week. That includes kids up from the farm system and veterans who were in different organizations last year.
Pitchers who will be healthy enough to throw for Mariners when Spring Training camp opens in Peoria Monday. The number making the opening day roster is probably 12.
Years for Dave Cutaia as Pac-10 Coordinator of Football Officiating. Cutaia will be stepping down and the newly formed Pac-12 says it will perform an overhaul of its officiating structure.
Consecutive home wins by the Washington men’s basketball team by 10-or more points, the longest streak in Hec Ed history.
Players with 1,500 career points, 300 assists and 100 steals in Husky history. Isaiah Thomas joined Eldridge Recasner with his 23 points against California on Thursday night.
Number of blocks needed by Matthew Bryan-Amaning for 100 steals and 100 blocks in his Husky career. He would join Chris Welp as the only other to do that.
Times Mariner starting pitchers went seven or more innings while allowing one or zero runs in 2010. How that adds up to 101 losses we have no idea.
Parent who forged the signature of her son on a National Letter of Intent this year. Floyd Raven, a defensive back who will be going to Texas A&M, had to explain to Mississippi that his mom actually signed his name.
Number of top 10s that junior guard Isaiah Thomas has reached in the University of Washington basketball record book. He is in the top 10 in scoring, assists and steals. Only one other player is in all three, Eldridge Recasner.
Number of teams in college football’s big six conferences that do not have a player attending the NFL combine. Duke, Kansas, Minnesota, Northwestern and Vanderbilt will not be represented. Washington is sending three players: Mason Foster, Jake Locker and Nate Williams.
Number of touchdown passes that Aaron Rogers, then of California, now of the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers, threw against Washington in his two starts against the Huskies in the 2003 and 2004 seasons. In 2003, Rogers riddled UW for 348 yards and 3 TDs in a 54-7 win at Berkeley. In 2004, he threw for 161 yards and 2 TDs, including a 29-yarder to current Seahawk Marshawn Lynch, in a 42-12 Cal romp at Husky Stadium.
Longest losing streak for Lorenzo Romar during his tenure with the Huskies. Romar-coached teams have lost five in a row twice, during the 2003 season (his first year at UW) and again in 2004. Romar teams have also had two four-game losing streaks, in 2007 and 2008. The team’s current three-game losing streak is the longest since last January.
Points scored by Washington in two games against Cal this season, a school record against any Pac-10 opponent.
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