Husky Women Earn No. 9 Seed for NCAA Tourney

March 13, 2006

Seattle - The Washington Husky women's basketball team (18-10) was named a No. 9 seed for the 2006 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament on Monday afternoon. The Huskies will face No. 8 seeded Minnesota (19-9) in Nashville, Tenn., in the first round of the San Antonio Regional on Saturday, March 18.

The Huskies were one of six teams named to the NCAA Tournament from the Pac-10 Conference. This will be the 15th time the Huskies have made the NCAA Tournament and their first appearance since 2003.

Head Coach June Daugherty has led Washington to the tournament now five times in 10 seasons as the Husky head coach.

Fans wishing to travel to Nashville, Tenn., for the first- and second-rounds of the NCAA Tournament can check back later on for information or contact the Husky Ticket office at 206-543-2200.

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