Next Game: Yale 8/31/2023 | 7:00 PM Washington Live Stream-2 Next Game Full Schedule Aug. 31 (Thu) / 7:00 PM Yale History Tatum with the early tally to put the Dawgs on top! ?? Pac-12 Insider ?? https://t.co/eoE8ClRJ7c pic.twitter.com/1VQAVyLhDk — Washington Women's Soccer (@UW_WSoccer) August 27, 2023 – Washington (2-1-1) Scored just 2:31 into its match against San Diego (1-2-1) on Sunday and never looked back, securing a dominant 5-0 victory on its home soil at Husky Soccer Stadium.Five different Huskies found the back of the net, four of which bagged their first goal of the season.The UW keepers weren't called into action too often, with the Dawgs garnering a 16-5 shot advantage in the affair, but came up with the goods when tested asandcombined for the clean sheet.After a pair of early corner kick opportunities for Washington,got the Huskies on the board in the third minute, finishing off a reservice into the 18, the sophomore beat the keeper low, putting UW up 1-0.Less than two minutes later, Thomason had the ball in the back of the net again.
However, the goal was chalked off for a handball in the buildup, nonetheless sending a precursor for how the proceeding 85 minutes would go.Just over 12 minutes in,sent home the Huskies' second and this one would hold up. Taking advantage of a turnover in the defensive third by USD, the true freshmen scored with her left, hitting the far corner of the goal to double the Husky lead.It was another Dawg rookie getting on the scoresheet in the 29minute asscored for the first time in her career.
Getting on the end offree kick service from the right flank, the Seattle native's header looped over the keep, bulging the net for 3-0.Just over five minutes from the halftime break,free kick golazo made it 4-0 for the Huskies. Set up just a couple of yards outside of the left side of the 18, the Greek international hit a sumptuous bending strike, pinpointing her shot into the up 90.The Husky dominance continued in the second half and in the 71minute,made it 5-0.
Breaking on the counter, Papatheodorou slipped a perfectly timed through ball in as Eichenberger beat the offside trap. With just the keeper to beat, the Cal State Bakersfield transfer lifted a chipped shot over and hit the side netting to close out scoring for the afternoon.The Huskies remain home for two matches next week, hosting Yale on Thursday and CSUN on Sunday at Husky Soccer Stadium.For more information on the UW women's soccer team, follow @UW_WSoccer on X and Instagram.