The fifth-ranked Washington Huskies swept Portland State and held off Gonzaga to claim the Northwest Challenge on Saturday afternoon.
In the first game of the day, the Dawgs had little trouble with Portland State, defeating the Vikings 25-22, 25-17, 25-10.
The Huskies hit just .283, but limited Portland State to a .038 hitting percentage.
The second game of the day was a different story for the Dawgs, as Gonzaga pushed the Huskies to five sets before Washington pulled off the 25-18, 25-21, 26-28, 30-32, 15-9 victory.
The Huskies outhit Gonzaga .356 to .306, drilling 81 kills to 18 errors. Nelson led the Dawgs with 18 kills, while Vansant notched 16 kills and 14 digs. Jenna Orlandini corralled a game-high 18 digs, as the Huskies pulled out their first five-set win of the season.
Washington (3-0) returns to Seattle for their home opener against Seattle University on Tuesday.