No. 3 Washington Welcomes Dartmouth for Match
No. 3 Washington (3-0) vs. Dartmouth (0-0)
When: Friday, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Husky Soccer Stadium
Stream: Washington Livestream-2 (Jason Dorow)
SEATTLE -- The Washington men's soccer team looks to keep up the strong play on Friday night when it welcomes Dartmouth to town. The Big Green will be playing their first match since 2019, while the Huskies will be playing their fourth consecutive home match to open the 2021 season.
• Washington welcomes Dartmouth all the way from the east coast for its fourth match of the season on Friday.
• This will mark the Big Green's first match since 2019, as the IVY League did not participate during the 2020-21 season.
• UW improved to 3-0 on the season with a 2-0 win over Grand Canyon last Friday.
• Lucas Meek was the College Soccer News Player of the Week and named to the TopDrawerSoccer and College Soccer News Teams of the Week after scoring both goals in the Husky win.
• Meek now leads the Pac-12 with 9 points, is tied for first with 3 goals and is second with three assists. His 9 points also lead all power-five players.
• Sam Fowler has two shutouts in three matches and his .32 GAA is second in the conference.
• Charlie Ostrem and Dylan Teves were both named to the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list. The trophy is the top individual honor in collegiate soccer.
• Washington is now ranked in the top-5 in both the United Soccer Coaches Poll and the TopDrawerSoccer Poll and has spent a combined 19 weeks in the top-5 in those polls since the start of the 2019 season.
• Reigning Pac-12 Coach of the Year Jamie Clark enters year 11 on the Washington touch line on heels of back-to-back appearances in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament
• The Huskies have had a winning record in all 10 of Clark's seasons and have had winning seasons in 11 straight years. UW has also had at least 12 wins in each of the last five seasons and in nine of Jamie Clark's 10 seasons as head coach.
• Washington was picked to finish second in the Pac-12 Preseason Poll, as voted on by the conference coaches, narrowly following first-place Stanford. The Huskies received two of the six available first pace votes.
• The Huskies bring back their top 13 players from the 2020 season in regard to minutes played.
• The Huskies return eight All-Pac-12 honorees, highlighted by Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year Charlie Ostrem. He was also named First Team All-Pac-12 along with Dylan Teves and Christian Soto.
• Teves was named First Team All-American last season by United Soccer Coaches, while Ostrem was named Third Team.
• Charlie Ostrem's 11 assists led the Pac-12 and were second in the country.
• Centerback duo Kendall Burks (3G/1A) and Ryan Sailor (4G) were both named Second Team All-Pac-12 and anchor a stout UW backline.
• Goalkeeper Sam Fowler was also named Second Team All-Pac-12. He set the Washington record for postseason shutouts with three. He has a 13 career shutouts in two seasons.
• Lucas Meek and Nick Scardina each slotted home 6 goals last season, tied for second on the team. Meek had two game-winning goals while Scardina had both a brace (vs. UCLA) and hattrick (vs. Northwest).
• Gio Miglietti returns goal-scoring experience to UW, as he scored 3 last season and was named Honorable Mention All-Pac-12.