Huskies Set For Boeing Apple Cup Matchup
SEATTLE – The Huskies are set for their final match of Pac-12 play on Friday night when No. 18 Washington State (12-2-4, 6-1-3) comes into town for the Boeing Apple Cup. UW (6-7-4, 4-3-3) is coming off a big road trip at the Oregon schools, earning two wins and six points, as the Dawgs have climbed to fifth in the Pac-12 standings.
The match is set for 6:00 p.m. and will be televised on the Pac-12 Networks. Tickets to the match can be purchased here.
The Huskies took down Oregon State 2-1 on a late winner by Olivia Van der Jagt this past week. UW followed up that performance with a 3-1 victory at Oregon on Sunday to secure the weekend sweep as the Huskies continue their push toward postseason play.
In conference play, UW has scored 18 goals, tied for fourth most in the Pac-12. The Huskies hold a goal differential of +3 in Pac-12 contests. Washington is currently on a three match unbeaten streak, tied for the longest such streak this season. So far in the fall 2021 campaign, the Huskies have had 11 different goal scorers, with 10 players recording assists.
Olivia Van der Jagt set the program record for 87 career games played on Sunday, passing Kate Deines. Van der Jagt has now recorded a point in four of her last five matches, with seven of her eight points on the year coming in that span.
On Sunday, Summer Yates scored her fifth goal of the season. Yates also leads the team in assists (4), and points (14). Her 56 career points are currently 8th in program history. Yates' 20th career goal scored also puts her in a tie for 10th all-time in UW history. Yates' SOG% of .619 is highest in conference of any player with more than 20 shots attempted.
The Huskies are currently on a three match unbeaten streak against the Cougars. WSU holds the all-time series lead at 14-9-8. In the most recent matchup, the teams played to a scoreless draw in Pullman during the spring season of 2021.
Goalkeeper Olivia Sekany holds a .770 save percentage in conference play, which is tied for sixth in the Pac-12. She has recorded 69 saves so far, an average of 4.05 per game. Sekany's eight saves on Sunday at Oregon were her second most of the fall. Her third shutout of the season and 11th of her UW career came against Cal, as she recorded three saves in that contest.
Kyla Ferry scored the game-winner against Oregon, her second goal as a Husky, with both coming in the last three outings. Ferry has started the last five matches for UW, recording a shot in four of those five.
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