Huskies DT undergoes surgery

Updated: October 16, 2004, 9:21 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Washington defensive tackle Dan Milsten was taken off the field in an ambulance Saturday after breaking his left leg and dislocating his ankle midway through the first quarter against Oregon State.

Milsten was sandwiched while tackling the Beavers' Ryan Cole from behind on a screen pass with 6:25 left in the quarter.

Medical personnel rushed onto the field and quickly loaded Milsten onto a stretcher and into the ambulance.

He underwent surgery Saturday afternoon. His condition was not known Saturday evening.

Oregon State won the game 29-14.

Washington receiver Charles Frederick reinjured his hamstring on a punt return in the fourth quarter.

"I don't have an answer for it," Washington coach Keith Gilbertson said. "We work hard and train hard and lift hard, but it just sometimes happens."

In the past week, starting offensive tackle Khalif Barnes broke his right wrist in practice and defensive lineman Donny Mateaki was ruled out for the season with a foot tendon injury.


Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press

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