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Huskies Start Season With 1-0 Shutout

Feb 12, 2021

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SEATTLE – The Washington Huskies began the year on the right foot, winning 1-0 over their crosstown rival Seattle U. Washington outshot Seattle U a stunning 19-7 in the win.
 
The only goal in the game came on an own goal after a Karlee Stuekcle cross into the box let Sianna Siemonsma pressure the keeper. Washington had plenty of chances, including a few strong runs from MaKayla Woods and some laser shots from Ameera Hussen, keeping Seattle U from ever gaining momentum.
 
After outshooting the Redhawks 7-4 in the first half, Washington took over in the second. The Huskies had 12 shots in the final 45 minutes. After taking the lead, the Huskies allowed only three shots, with just one coming in the final 20 minutes.
 
Olivia Sekany played the full 90 in goal for Washington, earning her first win and first shutout as a Husky with three saves.

 SCORING
  • 64' | Stueckle fired a cross toward the net with Husky bodies crashing in. That was enough to create a scrum, with a Seattle U defender eventually knocking the ball back into the net as the keeper lay prone and Siemonsma pressured.

 

 NOTES
  • Four Huskies made their debut for Washington: Sekany, Kala McDaniel, Hailey Still, and Katie O'Kane. For O'Kane and Still, it was their collegiate debut.
  • Summer Yates and Ruby Hellstrom led the way with four shots each.
  • Hussen had three shots, two on goal.

 

 UP NEXT
The Huskies will stay at home and host Seattle Pacific next week. That game will be on Saturday, February 20 at 2:00 pm. Any changes to the schedule will be made public via social media and GoHuskies.com.

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