Women's Soccer To Face Sounders Women In Spring Battle
April 20, 2010
SEATTLE - The Washington women's soccer team will conclude its 2010 spring schedule against the Seattle Sounders women on May 6 at 7 p.m., a match that will air on Comcast On Demand.
The match will take place at Starfire Soccer Complex in Tukwila with game time shifted to 7 p.m., one hour earlier than previously scheduled. Comcast Digital customers can view the game for FREE with On Demand. Tickets for the match are available on the Sounders Women website - www.SoundersWomen.com. Tickets are just $5 for students and $10 for adults. Groups pay $4 & $8.
The Huskies are coming off a solid 2009 campaign in which they advanced to the NCAA Second Round for the second straight season. UW returns leading scorer McKenna Waitley along with All-West Region midfielder Kate Deines, goalkeeper Kari Davidson and top defender Kendyl Pele. All in all, UW returns seven starters from last year's squad that finished 12-6-4.
The Sounders women's club competes in the United Soccer League's W-League, the second-highest level of women's professional soccer in the U.S. After her release from the UW this spring, Kate Deines will also play for the Sounders Women during the 2010 season before returning to UW in the fall. This campaign is the 10th year of Sounders Women soccer. They have made the national semi-finals four times in their history. The club finished third last year in the Western Conference.
The Huskies kick off their spring campaign on Wednesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. against Seattle Pacific at Husky Soccer Field. They will also host Gonzaga on Sunday, April 25 at 12 p.m. and Oregon on Saturday, May 1 at 7 p.m. The Huskies also play a friendly at cross town rival Seattle U at Starfire on Friday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m.