Kylie Pang knew she had a long line in the Washington women’s soccer team during her minutes.
But how long is the series?
“I knew it, but I did not know the exact number,” said Issaquah, a senior ombudsman who was recently renamed All-Pac-12.
The answer is 5,201. It’s 86.7 hours.
In the last three seasons, Pang has played every minute of every game. The series will undoubtedly continue on Tuesday, when the 23rd-ranked Haskell (9-3-3) will play in the NCAA Open Open (7-5-5) in Matthews, North Carolina (all games are played in North Carolina).
“Usually my position should not be destroyed as much as the others ((series) is something I have accepted,” Pang said.
On November 3, 2017, after taking his first year in the second half of the first year, Pang played 55 games every minute.
That was a good thing for UW. Last season, he was part of the second-team All-Pac-12 team, helping the Huskies return to the NCAA for the first time since 2015.
The Hassans lost in the second round to South Florida in the last game of Leslie Galimor’s 26-year coaching career at UW.
Nicole Van Dyke took over as coach, and Haskier maintained a high level of play with the help of Pang. He said that by missing his first two seasons in the NCAA, he would be more grateful to be in the tournament.
“I think it’s a huge testament to the culture of our team, the quality of the players we have in our team,” Pang said, with two different coaches taking part in the NCAA tournament.
Defense was Haski’s strength this season. They conceded the fewest goals in the Pac-12 with 11, the first time the program topped that category.
“I think our defense was so strong because everyone on the team is committed to defending, not just attacking, which is huge,” said Pang, who has three career goals, all in his sophomore year. “We all trust each other, we are committed to having a defense organization. “It took us out of some difficult situations, allowed us to be ready for different kinds of attacks.”
Pang said. “I am not the most adaptable person to change people,” he said, adding that it is a bit difficult to learn the expectations and standards of a new coaching staff, as well as new training.
“There was definitely a learning curve. When we got mixed up, we understood what they wanted from each other,” Pang said. “I think there has been a fairly smooth transition since then.”
Van Dijk said Pang was “huge in breaking counterattacks, he responds really well to the games”, but the coach said the captain’s leadership was just as important.
“He really served as the leader of the pitch,” said Van Dyke. “Not only did he do that, he was the permanent starting central defender there. He had to adjust to bringing people back with him because of all the new faces. “I think where he has had the most impact is his ability to bring other people with him.”
During Pang’s four years at UW, one consistent behavior in the classroom was excellence. Pang, a mechanical engineer, plans to graduate in the spring.
“I definitely do not have much social life,” Pang said. “Everything for me is to have good time management, I give priority to school, to football.”
She has won several science-athlete awards and twice received $ 5,000 grants for Mary Gates Research Scientist for the project she was working on.
Pang is looking for a job in management consulting in late August, but he is currently focused on football, finishing his style in his final season.
“I think we can go quite far in the tournament,” he said. “I know we are not seeds, but I think we do better when we have low thinking. It’s all about reaching the peak on time, և I think we have improved a lot in the last few games. I think we are still climbing, we will reach the peak at the right time. “