The Top 10 Huskies of the Decade

  • Tuesday, December 29, 2009 2:30pm
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1. Tim Lincecum (Baseball)

Became first player to be named both the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year

2. Brandon Roy (Basketball)

That rare breed of college basketball player who stayed four seasons and went on to be a star in the NBA

3. Marques Tuiasosopo (Football)

Became first quarterback to rush for 200 yards and throw for 300 in a game, and led UW to first Rose Bowl since 1994

4. Hope Solo (Soccer)

The former Husky was the starting goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s team in the 2008 Summer Olympics

5. Danielle Lawrie (Softball)

The ace and cleanup hitter on the 2009 UW softball team that went on to win the national championship

6. Jon Brockman (Basketball)

The rugged forward from Snohomish became the UW all-time leading rebounder before going to the NBA

7. Christal Morrison (volleyball)

Four-time All-American helped lead Huskies to 2005 national championship

8. Jake Locker (Football)

One of the best athletes to ever play QB at the UW made Husky fans happy when he decided to stay for his senior year

9. Nick Taylor (Golf)

Three-time letterwinner was lowest amateur at 2009 U.S. Open

10. Nate Robinson (Basketball)

Pint-sized guard is now a slam-dunk sensation in the NBA

Compiled by Scott M. Johnson, Herald Writer

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