In March, the University of Washington baseball team was in line at SeaTac Airport to check bags for a flight to Los Angeles. Junior pitcher Jack Enger milled about, joking with teammates while mentally preparing to pitch the next day.
It was opening weekend of Pac-12 Conference play. The Bellevue native was scheduled to take the mound for the first time on Friday night, the spot generally reserved for each staff’s ace. When asked if he was excited, he flatly responded, “It's just another start.”