Seattle U. Downs Husky Men's Soccer 1-0 In Exhibition Play

Aug. 20, 2003

SEATTLE - Seattle University downed Washington men's soccer 1-0 in an exhibition match at Husky Soccer Field, Wednesday evening.

The Redhawks blasted 11 shots in the first half, including Pat Doran's header in the 40th minute off a corner kick from James Vert that proved to be the game-winner. Seattle U. finished the match with 16 shots, while the Huskies, who outshot the Redhawks 6-5 in the second half, took 11.

Washington lost the services of junior forward Brett Wiesner 24 minutes into the first half. Wiesner suffered a strained hamstring just as he was about to break free in front of the goal and left the game. His replacement, senior Sean Giudice was ejected in the 50th minute after a red card violation, forcing to Huskies to play a man down almost the entire second half.

Six Husky newcomers saw action in the match, including starts for freshman Will Flanagan, sophomore transfer Hans Esterhuizen and freshman Derek Crismier. Flanagan, a defender, led the Husky attack with three shots, while sophomore Kevin Murray and junior C.J. Klaas each added two. Senior goalkeeper Danny Waltman made two saves and allowed the one goal.

Alex Chursky led the Redhawks with six shots, while Nick McCluskey, Bobby McAlister and Doran added three apiece. Starting SU goalkeeper Brandon Sewell did not record a save in the game.

The Huskies will have one more exhibition match before opening the regular season, hosting Seattle Pacific, Sat., Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. Washington's official start to the 2003 season will be at the Portland Nike Invitational, Sat., Aug. 30, and Mon., Sept. 1. The Huskies will face UNLV on Friday and Oakland University on Monday.

NCAA Men's Soccer
Exhibition Game
Seattle University 1, Washington 0
Husky Soccer Field, Seattle, Wash.

Scoring--1, SU, Pat Doran (James Vert), 39:14.

Shots - SU 16, UW 11
Saves - SU 0 (Brandon Sewell), UW 2 (Danny Waltman)
Corner Kicks - SU 4, UW 8.
Fouls - SU 17, UW 21
Offsides - SU 1, UW 0.
Attendance - 664.

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