The footprints lingered when the stadium stood still, and for the Washington Huskies, they’ll linger for a lifetime.
Someday they’ll tell their children about how they danced on the infield clay, leaving their imprint on the ground and the Washington baseball program. Soon those prints will be smoothed, grated and forever erased from the Goodwin Field clay. But the Huskies will remember.
Cal State Fullerton will remember too. The Titans will remember the night Omaha slipped away.
That was clear in Hank LoForte’s eyes when he entered the postgame news conference following Fullerton’s 6-5 loss to the Huskies in the deciding Game 3 of the super regional. There were no tears...