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The Cathedrals
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 22, 2012
The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again
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August 22, 2012

The Cathedrals

The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again

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WASHINGTON HUSKIES HUSKY STADIUM

CAPACITY 72,500

FIRST GAME Nov. 27, 1920 Dartmouth 28, Washington 7

FIRST-GAME ATTENDANCE 24,500

MOST RECENT RENOVATION Ongoing (will play 2012 season at CenturyLink Field)

PATRON SAINT Coach Don James (153-57-2)

SIGNATURE FEATURE Lake Washington

INDELIBLE MOMENT With his team down five and under three minutes left against Arizona on Oct. 10, 2009, linebacker Mason Foster intercepted a pass that had bounced off the intended receiver's shoe and returned it 37 yards for a TD, a play dubbed the Immaculate Interception. The Huskies won 36--33.

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE Husky Stadium wasn't completed until 12 hours before its opener was scheduled to kick off. Reason for the close call: During the six months of construction, rain fell on 46 days.

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