Apple Cup 2009: Once Again Strictly for Pride in Washington

Posted by Todd Williams on November-25-2009 Add Comments

Washington and Washington State first squared off in 1917 in what was to be known as the Apple Cup. Washington State won the first game. The series did not stay close for long as Washington won four games in a row in the 1920’s and have not looked back, holding a 26 game advantage on the series.

The last decade, however, has provided a closer head to head record for the schools, with Washington holding a six to four advantage over Washington State. If anything, this last 10 years has shown that the old adage is true, anything can happen in a rivalry game.

Let’s take a look at the last 10 games played between the two.

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