Per Team Release
The Washington women’s basketball team (11-9, 3-7) closed out the weekend with a 55-53 win at Arizona State (7-12, 0-10) Sunday afternoon.
Washington shot 46% from the field, putting up a battle in the second half with the game tied as late as 3:49 remaining. In the final seconds, the Huskies showed a lot of fight and poise to keep the Sun Devils at bay.
“Great road win, as road wins are hard to get in the Pac-12,” head coach Tina Langley said. “While it’s obvious that you can always count on this team’s fight, we are learning to stay focused and execute down the stretch. So proud of how this team just continues to grow.”
Two Huskies scored in double digits – Dalayah Daniels and Hannah Stines. Daniels finished the day leading all scorers with 14 points. She also added eight rebounds and four assists. Stines went 5-6 to record 10 points.
Lauren Schwartz hit her 125th career made three in the second quarter, and finished the day with seven points and five assists.
Jayda Noble recorded her seventh-straight game with a steal, grabbing two in the game. Noble got it done on both ends of the court, continuing to be a strong defensive presence, and also recording four assists and getting the bucket to put UW up in the third.
Haley Van Dyke recorded six points, and for the second game in a row, tied her career high rebounds with eight. Trinity Oliver also had a solid performance, finishing the game with six points, five rebounds, and two steals.
Washington out-rebounded Arizona State 41-30, and forced 13 turnovers on a team that had been averaging 10.7 per game in conference play.
The Husky defense kept ASU to shooting 33% from the field, below their conference average. The 53 points scored by the Sun Devils was their lowest-scoring game of the season.
Up next for the Huskies, Washington is back at home to host the Bay Area schools California and No. 3 Stanford. First up is vs. Cal on Friday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. PT for the Pink Game in Alaska Airlines Arena.