published this Murrow News Service story by Braden Johnson on Sept. 6, 2018.

PULLMAN — Staunch defensive play, which includes two shutouts in this young season, has vaulted Washington State’s undefeated women’s soccer team to a No. 17 national ranking in the United Soccer Coaches poll as they aim tonight for a fifth-straight victory.

Fifth-year senior goalkeeper Ella Dederick has conceded just two goals through four games and two Cougs — freshman Mykiaa Minniss and senior Maddy Haro — Cougs have earned Pac-12 defensive player of the week honors.

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Photo by Dean Hare/Washington State University