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Clanton leaves legacy of dedication as career nears end

Clanton leaves legacy of dedication as career nears end

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Four years of hard work behind the scenes culminated in peak performance on the field and recognition off of it. That’s the legacy WSU senior outfielder Blake Clanton leaves behind for future players to strive toward. Clanton received the Oviatt-Lang Award at the 36th Annual Senior Recognition...

Cougars close out regular season at home

Cougars close out regular season at home

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

Nine seniors will step on Bailey-Brayton Field for the final time when WSU baseball hosts University of Utah for a three-game series starting Thursday. The teams will battle for last place in the conference standings this weekend with WSU (15-31-1) holding a game and a half lead over the Utes for...

Stanford sweeps Cougars

Stanford sweeps Cougars

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 4-2 as No. 3 Stanford University completed the series sweep Sunday. Junior right-handed pitcher Parker McFadden started on the mound for the Cougars (15-31-1). He allowed one run on two hits while striking out a career high nine batters in four and two-third innings. A leadoff...

Late rally falls short against Stanford

Late rally falls short against Stanford

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball scored six runs in the ninth inning but could not dig themselves out of an early hole in a 9-6 loss to No. 3 Stanford University on Saturday. WSU (15-30-1) senior left-handed pitcher Scotty Sunitsch entered the game with a 2.95 ERA, among the leaders in the Pac-12. The Cardinal (42-8)...

Stanford dominates Cougs

Stanford dominates Cougs

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball never led in a 10-1 defeat to No. 3 Stanford University on Friday. The Cardinal (41-8) piled up 14 hits and scored three runs in each the fifth, sixth and seventh innings in their victory. Freshman right-handed pitcher Hayden Rosenkrantz pitched into the fifth inning as the Cougars...

Cougars hit road for final time this season

Cougars hit road for final time this season

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball will travel to California to face No. 3 Stanford University in its last road series of the season. The Cougars (15-28-1) lost to Gonzaga University 3-2 in a 13-inning game Tuesday after dropping two of three to University of Southern California over the weekend. Head Coach Marty Lees...

Zags top Cougs in extra innings

Zags top Cougs in extra innings

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

Gonzaga University took a 3-2 lead on a balk in the 13th inning to edge out WSU baseball Tuesday at Bailey-Brayton Field. Locked in a 2-2 game after 12 innings, the Bulldogs (27-21) got a runner on third base after a hit by pitch, sacrifice bunt and a wild pitch by the Cougars (15-28-1). The hom...

Cougars stumble in final game against USC

Cougars stumble in final game against USC

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 13, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 9-3 in the final game of a series with University of Southern California on Sunday. The Cougars (15-27-1) faced USC (23-23) junior pitcher Solomon Bates and struggled to string together hits. Bates allowed two runs on five hits over seven innings of work while striking out seven...

Sunitsch shuts down Trojans

Sunitsch shuts down Trojans

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

Senior left-handed pitcher Scotty Sunitsch threw seven shutout innings as WSU baseball defeated University of Southern California 8-4 Saturday. Defense was on display early for the Cougars (15-26-1). Sunitsch allowed Trojans (22-23) junior infielder Chase Bushor to reach second base on a single and...

Trojans storm past Cougs

Trojans storm past Cougs

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

Senior outfielder Blake Clanton homered twice but WSU baseball lost 8-6 to University of Southern California on Friday. Freshman right-handed pitcher Hayden Rosenkrantz entered the game with a 4.88 ERA and made his fourth start of the season for the Cougars (15-25-1). He worked four innings, allowing...

Cougars battle Trojans hoping to end winless streak

Cougars battle Trojans hoping to end winless streak

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball continues its seven game home stand against University of Southern California on Friday looking to end a four-game winless streak. The Cougars (14-25-1) wrapped up a three-game series with No. 3 Oregon State University with a 7-7 tie on Sunday. It was the first tie for WSU since 1992 an...

Weather forces series finale to end in tie

Weather forces series finale to end in tie

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 6, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball tied No. 3 Oregon State University 7-7 Sunday in a game that was stopped in the top of the 10th inning due to lightning. It was the first tie for WSU since 1992 and first in a conference game since 1936. The Cougars (14-25-1) jumped on OSU (35-7-1) sophomore right-handed pitcher Grant...

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