No. 3 California Falls to No. 14 Washington, 3-0

Oct. 9, 2004

Seattle, WA - No. 3 California dropped its first game of the season, 3-0, to the University of Washington at Husky Stadium. Cal's record falls to 7-1-2, 0-1-1 Pac-10, while Washington improves to 9-3-1, 2-0-0.

The Huskies went ahead at 29:48 when Klaas attacked on a give-and-go from senior Casey Armstrong and struck a shot from 17 yards out which skipped over Cal goalkeeper Eric Kronberg's hands and buried in the lower left corner to . The goal was Klaas' third of the year and Armstrong picked up the assist.

Washington pushed their lead to 2-0 right before the half at 43:11 when sophomore Kevin Forrest netted an eight-yard blast off a scramble from a corner kick from Klaas. It was the team-leading fifth goal for Forrest with the assist going to Klaas.

After not scoring off a corner kick all season, the Huskies converted their second of the game at 50:24 when once again Klaas took the corner and found sophomore Ty Harden for the 12-yard header and a 3-0 lead. The goal was Harden's first on the year.

California outshot the Huskies by a 21-7. Junior goalkeepers Eric Kronberg and Mike Oseguera did not record a save on the night. Washington's junior keeper Chris Eylander recorded five saves.

California next plays against Oregon State on Sunday in Corvallis, Ore., on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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