Fans cheer as the Huskies convert a field goal in the third quarter. The University of Washington Huskies played the Washington State University Cougars in the the 110th Apple Cup at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.
Fans cheer as the Huskies convert a field goal in the third quarter. The University of Washington Huskies played the Washington State University Cougars in the the 110th Apple Cup at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Fans cheer as the Huskies convert a field goal in the third quarter. The University of Washington Huskies played the Washington State University Cougars in the the 110th Apple Cup at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com

Lauren Kirschman is the UW Huskies beat writer for The News Tribune. Previously, she covered the Pittsburgh Steelers for PennLive.com. A Pennsylvania native and a University of Pittsburgh graduate, she also covered college athletics for the Beaver County Times from 2012-2016.