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Keeper pushes her boundaries

Freshman goalkeeper Aly Hay talks about being a goalkeeper on the WSU women’s soccer team and her transition of coming to Washington from Canada, as well as her experience in Australia on Oct. 22 in the Bohler Athletics Complex.

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2019

Just over a month ago as fall began on the Palouse, WSU soccer had some of its best wins of the season at the Rainbow Wahine Shootout against the University of Hawai’i and Pepperdine University. But the wins for freshman Canadian goalkeeper Aly Hay, 18, began earlier. Before the trip to the warm...

Cougar childhood, Cougar uniform

Then-junior Cameron Dean runs in the WSU Alumni Open meet on Aug. 31, 2018 at the Colfax Golf Club in Colfax, Washington.

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2019

Senior Cameron Dean participated in his first WSU cross country season in 2017, but has been a Cougar at heart for much longer. Cameron Dean was raised in Spokane, Washington, by his mother Robin Dean and father Jeff Dean, who is a WSU graduate. Cameron Dean said his family has been his biggest...

Taylor has the “Charisma”

Taylor has the

DAMIEN ALVARADO, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2019

Sophomore Charisma Taylor left a university that offered her a full-ride scholarship to pursue her track and field goals at WSU. Charisma set the WSU indoor freshman records in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.30, and the triple jump at 12.96-meters, which places her third all-time in WSU history...

Lund-Hansen spreads love of golf

Sophomore Marie Lund-Hansen follows through with her swing during the Ping/ASU Invitational in Tempe, Arizona.

ALLEN LEISTER, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2019

Growing up with her father, mother and older brother in Denmark, Marie Lund-Hansen was no stranger to sports. Her mother grew up in a sports family and her uncle was an avid golfer since childhood. Lund-Hansen played golf for the first time at the age of 9, but although golf would soon become a pa...

Duarte works for repeat year to NCAA Champs

Duarte works for repeat year to NCAA Champs

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2019

Mackenzie Duarte has put WSU Swimming on her back since she joined the team as a freshman. Last year, she represented WSU in multiple events at the NCAA Championships. Now a junior, Duarte accomplished many things [just say what the things were] in her collegiate career. For her, going to the NCAA Championships...

‘Women’s sports are on the rise’

Junior forward Morgan Weaver scored the second goal of the game, making her way past multiple Idaho Vandal players in the match on Sept. 6, 2018 at the Lower Soccer Field.

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2019

For the past four years WSU soccer player Morgan Weaver brought the same energy and grit to her game every time she stepped on the field. “I want to be known as a hard worker. No matter what, I am not going to give up,” Morgan said. “I don’t want to take a day off.” The Missouri Athletic...

Kemp found her home at WSU

Kemp found her home at WSU

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2019

During the time Renee Kemp attended high school and rowed in New Zealand, an unfamiliar man approached her at a regatta. That man was Karl Huhta, former Cougar rowing assistant coach. He told her he represented Washington State University and was interested in recruiting her to the rowing team. She...

Hristova building something special

Then-redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova pushes past the Warner Pacific defense in an attempt to score on Oct. 29, 2018 at Beasley Coliseum.

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2019

Five years ago, she said she did not originally intend on playing basketball at WSU. After a visit though, Borislava Hristova, also known as Bobi Buckets, ended up enjoying the environment. Now, Hristova is preparing for her redshirt senior year as a Cougar. “I’m just trying to achieve better...

‘Heart of the team’

Freshman forward, MacKenzie Frimpong-Ellertson, takes the ball down the field during the game against Loyola Marymount on Sunday afternoon at the Lower Soccer Field.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

The WSU Soccer team is a veteran team led by graduate goalkeeper Ella Dederick, senior forward Morgan Weaver and junior defender Hanna Goff, but the true surprise is coming from the underclassmen, and the success they have brought to this season. Freshman forward MacKenzie Frimpong-Ellertson said...

Athlete of the Week: Pia Timmer

Freshman outside hitter Pia Timmer spikes the ball against the Liberty University on Saturday in Bohler Gym.

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

The Daily Evergreen’s athlete of the week is WSU volleyball freshman outside hitter Pia Timmer. Timmer helped lead the Cougars to a three-game sweep over the opponents this weekend at the Cougar Challenge, a volleyball tournament held at WSU’s Bohler Gym. She had 32 kills over the three games...

From ‘Cardinal’ to crimson

Graduate midfielder Averie Collins protects the ball from Montana junior forward Alexa Coyle on Friday at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

No. 17 WSU women’s soccer, starting out 3-0-0 and still in the top 25, is on a path toward the NCAA tournament. With leaders like sixth-year goalkeeper Ella Dederick and junior defender Hanna Goff, there is one athlete in particular that proves to be a top-star on the team. Graduate transfer midfielder...

Dederick continues to make WSU history

Graduate student goalkeeper Ella Dederick high-fives her teammates. Dederick returned for a sixth year to help herself reach her professional soccer goals of one day making it to the national stage.

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen deputy sports editor

August 30, 2019

If graduate student goalkeeper Ella Dederick’s soccer career was a person, it would be a sophomore in college. Dederick played soccer for the first time at age 3 and never looked back. “I’ve always been around it, and I’ve always just loved it,” Dederick said. The NCAA granted the 23-year-old...

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