UW Huskies Insider

Archives: May 2007


Tacoma home for soccer Huskies

Six Huskies are making Tacoma their base of soccer operations this summer as part of the Tacoma Tides, a member of the Premier Development League of the United Soccer Leagues.

They are defender Taylor Hoss, forward Beau Macaluso, defender Taylor Cochran, defender Stefan Tangen, defender Stephan Mohn and midfielder Emmanuel Luvert.

The Tides return to action at 7:05 tonight against the BYU Cougars at Curtis High School.


Huskies in the (lower) pros

Most UW fans know that Isaiah Stanback is now a Dallas Cowboy and Dashon Goldson a San Francisco 49er. But sometimes it’s easier to lose track of former Huskies in some of the lower depths of pro football.

Here is a list provided by UW sports information director Richard Kilwien:

NFL Europe

Cody Pickett – Rhein Fire

Greg Carothers – Amsterdam Admirals (on IR apparently)

Arena League

Jermaine Smith – Los Angeles Avengers

Charles Frederick – Los Angeles Avengers

Jeremiah Pharms – New York Dragons

Lincoln Kennedy – Tampa Bay Storm

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Top recruit down to Huskies or Bruins

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that the mother of Jrue Holiday — the nation’s No. 2 prep basketball prospect — says her son has narrowed his choice down to either joinging the reassembling dynasty at UCLA or playing alongside his brother at Washington.

Holiday, a 6-foot-4 junior guard at North Hollywood Campbell Hall, is rated as the nation’s No. 2 prep hoops prospect by at least one recruiting service. He is scheduled take an unofficial visit to UW on June 10. Holiday’s brother, Justin, signed with the Huskies last November and will be a freshman in the

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Legal troubles for Artem Wallace

Washington center Artem Wallace is in legal trouble following a reported hit-and-run accident.

The Associated Press is citing police reports saying Wallace was one of two “highly intoxicated” people arrested and released following a car-motorcycle collision early Sunday in West Seattle.

A decision on whether to bring charges is up to King County prosecutors.

Wallace, a native Russian who played at Toledo High School, moved into the rotation last season and started seven games. He would likely be a contender for the starting lineup next season if Spencer Hawes leaves for the NBA, especially if Joe

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NCAA grants Juan Garcia an extra season

The University of Washington reported today that the NCAA has granted center Juan Garcia an additional season of football eligibility.

Here is a look at Garcia’s college career, past and future:

2003 – Did not play

2004 – Injured

2005 – Injured

2006 – Started all 12 games at center.

2007 – Eligible to compete

2008 – Eligible to compete