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Huskies Welcome Cal on Sunday Afternoon

Oct 8, 2022

SEATTLE – No. 1 Washington men's soccer hosts Cal on Sunday afternoon at Husky Soccer Stadium. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. and airing on Pac-12 Network.
 
The Huskies (10-0-1, 3-0-0 Pac-12) opened the home conference schedule with No. 5 Stanford and came away with the 3-0 victory over the Cardinal on Thursday. Nick Scardina kicked off the scoring with a goal in the 29th minute. Lucas Meek followed with a pair of goals in the 57th and 78th minutes.
 
Meek had a career-high five points against the Cardinal with the two goals and an assist.
 
UW-CAL HISTORY
Washington leads the all-time series against Cal, 36-20-10. At Husky Soccer Stadium, UW leads 18-8-5 and are 20-12-5 in conference matchups.
 
HUSKIES IN THE PAC-12 RANKINGS
Washington ranks first in the Pac-12 in assists per game (3.18), goal differential (26), points per game (8.82), scoring offense (2.82), total assists (35), total goals (31), total points (97) and win-loss-tie percentage (.955).
 
Individually, Chris Meyers is leading the conference is assists per game (0.64) and total assists (7). Lucas Meek leads the Pac-12 in game-winning goals (3), points per game (2.18), total points (24), total goals (9). Sophomore Ilijah Paul leads in shot accuracy (0.64).
 
NATIONAL LEADER
Following his second brace of the season, Lucas Meek became the national leader in points with 24. The Huskies also lead the nation with a .955 winning percentage.
 
CAL SCOUTING REPORT
Cal is 3-3-4 overall on the season with a 1-2-1 mark in conference action. Fahmi Ibrahim leads the team with five goals on the year, while Juan Martinez leads with two assists. Collin Travasos holds a 1.31. goals against average, allowing 13 goals over the 10 contests. Travasos leads the conference with 3.50 saves per game and total saves with 35.
 
HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE
Since 1997, the Huskies have posted a 174-60-19 overall record at Husky Soccer Stadium, winning at least eight matches in 13 seasons including a 10-1-2 mark in 2013.
 
Earlier this season, the Huskies set a new program record for single-game attendance when 3,876 packed Husky Soccer Stadium to watch Washington take on Seattle U on Sept. 21.
 
INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITION
Following his game winning goal over No. 21 UCLA, Nick Scardina was named to the TopDrawerSoccer National Team of the Week.
 
UP NEXT
The Huskies conclude the homestand against Gonzaga on Friday, Oct. 14. Tickets for all remaining home games can be found by clicking here.
 
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