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Washington Heads to Las Vegas Holiday Classic

Nov 22, 2022

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- The Washington women's basketball team (4-0) hits the road for the first time this season, heading to the Las Vegas Holiday Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. for two games at Orleans Arena. First up is Fordham (3-2) for the second meeting all-time between the programs. The game tips off Friday at 1:30 p.m. PT and will be aired via the Be The Beast live stream (subscription required). Gary Hill will call the action on 1090 KPTR-AM.

Road Trip

This trip to Las Vegas, Nev. for the Las Vegas Holiday Classic marks the first road trip of the 2022-23 season for the Huskies. Washington is set to take on Fordham on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and Santa Clara on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Last Time Out

Sunday night, Washington defeated Idaho State 56-39 at Alaska Airlines Arena to improve to 4-0. Four Huskies scored in double digits (Dalayah Daniels, 12; Haley Van Dyke, 10; Hannah Stines, 10; Elle Ladine, 10). The 10 points each from Stines and Ladine were career highs. The Huskies showed off their depth, with the bench contributing 30 points. The Washington defense held Idaho State to 32% from the field, and forced 18 turnovers. Jayda Noble tied her career high in steals (four), set last game vs. UC Irvine. 11.20 GAME RECAP

The Team

Washington returns eight Huskies from last season with Lauren Schwartz, Jayda Noble, Haley Van Dyke, Nia Lowery, TT Watkins, Trinity Oliver, Lexi Griggsby, and Darcy Rees. Fans will see six new faces on the team this season, as the Huskies welcomed four freshmen from California - Hannah Stines, Teagan Brown, Shayla Gillmer, and Elle Ladine - and two transfers, Dalayah Daniels (Cal) and Emma Grothaus (Lehigh). 

Preseason Nods

Van Dyke earned Preseason All-Conference Honorable Mention recognition, and Grothaus was one of 20 players named to the 2023 Lisa Lisa Award Watch List.

Home Tickets

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