The Georgia State football team checked another ‘first’ off the list this weekend by traveling across the Rocky Mountains for the first time. The Panthers left for Seattle, Wash., on Thursday and landed at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on Sunday morning at 3:45 a.m.
Here is a photo blog of the trip. Enjoy.
Thurs., 11:22 a.m. ET – Panthers load up for the trip to Seattle.
Thurs., 3:37 p.m. ET – Off in the distance is the top of Mount Rainer as the Panthers approached Seattle.
Thurs., 1:15 p.m. PT – The Panthers land at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Thurs., 3:15 p.m. PT – The Panthers spent a couple of hours exploring Pike Place Market.
Thurs., 3:45 p.m. PT – Several members of the team visited the Fish Market with multiple players getting to throw fish.
Thurs., 4 p.m. PT – After a visit to Pike St., the Panthers headed to the team hotel.
Fri., 11:15 a.m. PT – Having traveled a day early, the Panthers got in a practice at nearby Interlake High School where coach Luke Huard played.
Fri., 11:45 a.m. PT – GSU concludes practice before spending the afternoon getting some rest in preparation for the game on Saturday.
Fri., 4:45 p.m. PT – Several members of the staff traveled back into downtown Seattle to do some sight-seeing. Notice Mount Rainer off in the distance from atop the Space Needle.
Sat., 1:15 p.m. PT – The Panthers arrive at Husky Stadium.
Sat., 2:55 p.m. PT – Head coach Trent Miles lead the Panthers onto the field.
Sat., 3:35 p.m. PT – The Panthers matched the Huskies in the first half, moving the ball effectively down the field.
Sat., 4:19 p.m. PT – The Panthers score their second touchdown to take a 14-0 lead over the Huskies.
Sat., 4:25 p.m. PT – Georgia State led a Power-5 conference opponent for the first time in school history and went into the half leading 14-0.
Sat., 4:31 p.m. PT – Pac-12 Networks’ Ashley Adamson interviews head coach Trent Miles at halftime.
Sat., 5:24 p.m. PT – The Panthers continued to fight in the second half before Washington started to pull away.
Sat., 6:19 p.m. PT – The final scoreboard: Washington 45, Georgia State 14.