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Yates Brace Leads Huskies To 2-1 Win

Feb 28, 2021

Box Score

SEATTLE – The Washington Huskies finished off a dominant 2-1 victory over the Colorado Buffaloes Sunday to move to 3-0-1 on the season. Summer Yates scored a brace for the Huskies, who peppered the goal with shots all game long.

Olivia Van der Jagt had two assists in the game. Shae Holmes and Ruby Hellstrom picked up assists as well, starting both goals from set pieces.

After outshooting Colorado 24-8 on Friday, the Huskies had a 24-5 advantage today, allowing just one shot on goal for the second game in a row. Hellstrom and Karlee Stueckle were dangerous all game, with five shots each. Yates and Ameera Hussen had four shots each, with Yates putting three on goal.

The Huskies had a 1-0 lead before Colorado even recorded a shot, taking the lead 18 minutes in. After Yates' late goal made the score 2-1, the Huskies locked down, allowing no shots and just one ball in the box in a frenetic final five minutes.

 

 SCORING
  • 18' | Hellstrom took the long throw, finding Van der Jagt high in the box. The senior headed the ball along to Yates, whose volley home found the back of the net.
    44' | Colorado knotted the game up off a free kick. The long ball in found a head, with the redirect just out of reach to make it 1-1.
    86' | Yates finished off her brace with an impressive volley goal. Holmes started the set piece with a long free kick into the box, with Van der Jagt again flicking the ball along. Yates beat her defender deep in the box for her second goal of the day.

 

 NOTES
  • This was the second brace of Yates' career. She also had a brace against Cal Poly on September 19, 2019.
  • Colorado's goal was the first goal allowed by Washington this season.
  • This was the first multi-assist game of Van der Jagt's career.
  • Hellstrom now has two assists this year after entering 2021 with none in her career.

 

 UP NEXT
The Huskies hit the road for the first time next week, facing off with Arizona on Friday, March 5 and Arizona State on Sunday, March 7. The Arizona game will be a free live stream, while the Arizona State game will air on the Pac-12 Network. Any changes to the schedule will be made public via social media and GoHuskies.com.

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