Dawgs Host WAC 101 Club Cup In Two-Game Week
SEATTLE - Back in the top ten, the #9 Washington Huskies will face their crosstown rival this week, hosting the Seattle U Redhawks in the annual Washington Athletic Club 101 Club Cup on Wednesday. Washington currently holds the cup after last year's 3-0 win at Seattle U. The Huskies will return to Pac-12 play after that game, heading to Los Angeles to take on UCLA on Sunday.
The game on Wednesday will be the fifth annual WAC 101 Club Cup matchup between Seattle U and Washington. The Washington Athletic Club sponsors the cup, with the winning team receiving a donation to its soccer program from the WAC. The Washington Athletic Club is committed to supporting amateur athletics and providing opportunities for youth athletes to continue their path in sports.
Washington and Seattle U meet for the 59th time in program history and 12th consecutive year this week. Over the last six meetings, the series is tied 3-3-0, with neither team winning more than two games in a row in that time. In that time, the overall goal differential is 10-8 in Washington's favor.
Washington will also face UCLA on the road, where the Bruins hold a 17-9-1 series advantage. However, Washington is 6-2-0 against UCLA since the beginning of 2016, including three road wins in four matches.
Against San Diego State, the Huskies tied the game with just 59 seconds left in the game before winning in overtime. That was the latest goal scored by the Huskies to tie or take the lead since 2014, when Garret Jackson scored at 89:58 to tie the game, also against San Diego State.
Ryan Sailor's goal last week was the first of the senior's career. Sailor is the third Husky defender to score a goal this year, with all four regular defensive starters (Sailor, Burks, Ostrem, Crowley) having recorded points already. Washington's back four have combined for three goals and three assists thus far.
Washington allowed two total shots, both on goal, against San Diego State. The Huskies have now held all five opponents to two or fewer shots on goal this season. Oregon State is the only team to manage more than five shots, with the Beavers getting six. Washington has outshot the opposition 103-16 this season.
Dylan Teves has scored penalty kick goals in each of the last two games, against San Diego State and Cal. Teves had not taken a penalty kick before this season. The Huskies have not missed a penalty kick since September 17, 2017, making 11 straight since then.
Lucas Meek has been a part of three of Washington's last five goals, scoring one and drawing the penalties leading to PK goals on two more. Since the 6-0 win over Northwest, Meek has been a part of five of Washington's nine goals.
Entering this season, Charlie Ostrem had one goal and two assists in 38 career games. He has matched that point total in the last two games.
Imanol Rosales and Dylan Teves each have three assists so far, putting them tied for third in the Pac-12 in assists. The duo are tied for 13th in the country in assists.
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