The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU midfielder Sydney Pulver tries to stop Stanford midfielder Naomi Girma’s attack on Oct. 7 at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

Fifth-year senior pulverizes opposition

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

Only one person can hold the record for overall games played for WSU soccer.  That person is Sydney Pulver, fifth-year phenom and quiet leader on the soccer team. Pulver has played 90 matches...

WSU wrestling’s 2019 team poses for a team photo. The team featured 12 national qualifiers and an All-American.

Club team searches for national championship

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

Cougar wrestling is one of the highest achieving teams on the Pullman campus, despite not receiving much recognition from students or WSU Athletics. Currently, WSU wrestling competes in the National...

WSU goalkeeper Marissa Zucchetto guards her goal Sept. 9, 2021, at the Lower Soccer Field.

Canadian international finds home on Palouse

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter September 16, 2021

Fifth-year senior goalkeeper Marissa Zucchetto has had an incredible soccer career so far, playing for the Canadian national team and setting collegiate school records. The Cougar starting goaltender...

WSU golfer Max Sekulic swings away on a golf course.

Star golfer sets eyes on NCAA season

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter September 16, 2021

Determination, focus and poise are some of the traits that stick with Max Sekulic. He is currently a rising star here in Pullman, and the ambition he carries for himself and the men’s golf team...

I want to be known as one of the greats

‘I want to be known as one of the greats’

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2021

Redshirt junior Nakia Watson has spent his college career chasing the greatest and best the world has to offer him. The oldest son of four children and a self-described “mama’s boy,” Watson grew...

Fifth-year senior Melisa Ates will finish her career as a Cougar with 197 total wins and 106 singles wins.

‘Everyone’s always looked up to her’

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

For fifth-year tennis player Melisa Ates, a calm demeanor belies relentless optimism, strong internal character and unmatched heart for the game. The Turkish star is one of the most accomplished tennis...

Recent transfer quarterback Jarrett Guarantano takes and throws his only snap before injury in the Crimson and Gray game last Saturday at Martin Stadium.

Different journeys, same destination

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor April 29, 2021

This fall, the Cougar football team will be returning a lot of starting talent to Gesa Field. However, there are two names that WSU fans have not heard called out over the loudspeakers in Martin Stadium...

Freshman forward Andrej Jakimovski drives the ball down the court as he looks for teammates against Utah on Jan. 21 in Beasley Coliseum.

Never accepting defeat

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter March 18, 2021

After a memorable season to say the least, one of WSU’s top recruits in program history reflects on his freshman season. Freshman forward Andrej Jakimovski’s recruitment thrilled Cougar fans coming...

Freshman Kiana Swain earned 15 points in the swim meet against the University of Utah on Jan. 15, 2021 in Gibb Pool.

“She’s got no where to go but up”

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter March 4, 2021

WSU swim has been on the rise for the last several seasons, most notably when Matt Leach took over as head coach three years ago. His recruiting skills have brought in several top talents that have made...

Freshman Dishon Jackson attempts free-throw after being fouled against Montana State on Dec. 18 in Beasley Coliseum.

Striving for improvement everyday

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2021

In an age where WSU tries to revitalize its men’s basketball program, freshman center Dishon Jackson gives fans a great example of what iconic players in Cougar history will look like in the coming years. The...

Sophomore Yuya Eguchi drives a ball as he looks down the course.

“The possibilities we can achieve are endless”

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

WSU men’s golf is a program that expects a lot of hard work and determination out of its athletes, and sophomore Yuya Eguchi embodies that perfectly. Eguchi was born in Chiba, Japan, and played golf...

Forward Makamae Gomera-Stevens dribbles past UNC defender.

Heart and soul of WSU soccer

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

The WSU women’s soccer team has been the program to watch for the last couple of years. One player has helped make history for the WSU women, and that is forward Makamae Gomera-Stevens. The program...

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