HUSKIES LOSE OPENER IN CLOSE FINISH

HUSKIES LOSE 16-13 , ON A MISSED 46 YARD FIELD GOAL THAT WOULD HAVE TIED THE GAME.  HUSKIES MADE SOME KEY SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYS THAT INCLUDED A BLOCKED PUNT AND A 76 YARD PUNT RETURN FOR TOUCHDOWN BY DANTE PETTIS. THE HUSKIES DEFENSE KEPT THEM IN THE GAME IN THE SECOND HALF WITH AT TIMES A STIFLING DEFENSIVE EFFORT. TRUE FRESHMAN JAKE BROWNING WAS MEDIOCRE AS WOULD BE EXPECTED IN HIS FIRST START. JAKE FINISHED WITH 150 YARDS AND AN INT.