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No. 3 Washington Ready For San Diego State On Sunday

Nov 6, 2021

No. 3 Washington (13-1-1, 5-1-1) at San Diego State (8-5-2, 2-5-0)
When: Sunday, 3:00 p.m.
Where: San Diego, Calif. 
Watch: Aztec Digital Network (Nick Rice and Tom Pool)

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The No. 3 Washington men's soccer team will take on San Diego State in its penultimate Pac-12 match on Sunday afternoon. 
Match Notes

Washington wraps up its southern California road swing on Sunday afternoon when it visits San Diego State for the second match of the season between the two sides.  

In their first matchup of the season, Dylan Teves scored the golden goal in overtime to lift the Huskies to a 1-0 victory in a defensive battle.

UW remains a consensus Top-5 team, ranked No. 2 in the NCAA RPI Rankings and No. 3 in the TopDrawerSoccer and United Soccer Coaches polls.

Washington is coming off a 3-0 win at UCLA on Thursday, when Dylan Teves had 2 goals, Ryan Sailor added another Sam Fowler made six saves.

Fowler's six saves against the Bruins tied a career high and he now has 45 saves on the season, the most in his UW career. 

As a centerback, Ryan Sailor is second on the team with 12 points and joins Dylan Teves and Lucas Meek as the Huskies with double-digit points.  He is tied for 4th in the conference in goals and 7th in points.

Sam Fowler's career GAA of 0.65 is second all-time at UW behind just Mark Schuur (0.56).

With 21 career assists, Dylan Teves is currently in a tie for 10th-place all-time at Washington.

Washington has 12 different goal scorers this season and 16 different point scorers. 

The Huskies have scored 15 goals this season as a result of set pieces (6 corner kicks, 3 free kick headers, 3 long throw-ins, 1 direct free kick, 1 penalty and 1 penalty rebound). These 15 goals have all occurred in the last 13 matches (1.15 Goals per Game).

The Huskies currently lead the Pac-12 in Corner Kicks per Game, Goal Differential, Points Per Game, Save Percentage, Goals Per Game, Shots Per Game, Shots on Goal Per Game, Shutout Percentage, Goals Against Average, Total Goals, Total Points and Won-Lost-Tied Percentage.

As a team, Washington leads the country in save percentage (0.857) with the goalie combo of Sam Fowler and Andrew Morrison.

Sam Fowler leads in the Pac-12 in GAA (0.553), Save Percentage (0.849). Dylan Teves leads the conference in Game-Winning Goals (4), Shots Per Game (3.00) and Shots on Goal per Game (1.33)

Team Notes

• 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.