Jamie Clark faces his former team Stanford this weekend.
Oct. 13, 2011
Weekly Release 10/13/11
SEATTLE - Husky head coach Jamie Clark captured his first Pac-12 win on Sunday and hopes to get a streak going as Washington travels to California this weekend. The Dawgs will play Stanford Friday at 7 p.m. On Sunday, UW goes to Berkeley to play against California at 2 p.m. Live stats will be available on www.gohuskies.com.
After a 1-1 draw at home against California, Stanford is currently 0-2-1 in the Pac-12 and 3-6-2 overall. The Cardinal lost their Pac-12 openers to USC and SDSU on the road, but is 3-1-2 at home, scoring nine goals in nine games. Junior forward Adam Jahn leads the team with three goals while junior Eric Anderson has tallied three assists. Sophomores Jason Dodson and Drew Hutchins have started this year in goal, Dodson starting in eight games with 31 saves and Hutchins starting in two games with six saves. The Dawgs swept the Cardinal last season, winning both games away and at home. UW leads the all-time series against Stanford 13-7-0.
California is currently 0-2-1 in Pac-12 play and 3-4-3 overall after a 1-1 tie against Stanford. Sunday's match marked Cal's fourth overtime game of the season, and the Bears are 2-1-2 at home. Junior forward John Fitzpatrick has netted three goals to lead the team and freshman midfielder Seth Casiple has six assists so far. In goal, sophomore Robby Gogatz has started in the first six games, getting 33 saves and allowing 11 goals. Redshirt freshman Kevin Peach has started the last three games in goal, recording 20 saves and allowing three goals. Last season, the Huskies lost to then-No. 14 Cal at home and then lost again at Berkeley in double overtime when Cal moved up to No. 10 in the rankings.
Two Late Goals Power Huskies Past Aztecs
Washington used senior Jacob Hustedt's penalty-kick score in the 86th minute, and a header from senior Casey McCool in the 79th minute to come back from a 201 deficit and edge visiting San Diego State. Senior forward Brent Richards opened the day's scoring in the first half off of sophomore Michael Harris' flip throw-in. SDSU tied the game with a penalty kick in the second half and then took the lead before the Huskies scored two goals in the final 11 minutes.
UCLA Downs Huskies, 4-1
Sophomore Quinton Beasley provided Washington's lone goal of the night, while UCLA scored four times from four different contributors. The Bruins scoring attack opened in the first ten minutes and then scored another in the first half. Washington tightened the game to within a score when Beasley capitalized on an assist from freshman Andy Thoma, but UCLA added two more goals in the second-half.