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Tennis selected to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2012

Tennis selected to NCAA Tournament for first time since 2012

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

No. 34 WSU tennis was selected to the NCAA Tournament on Monday and will face No. 19 Miami in the first round Friday in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Cougars (19-10) were one of 64 teams selected to the tournament. The winner of WSU's match with the Hurricanes (18-7) will face the winner of the match...

WSU claims Fawley Cup over Zags

WSU claims Fawley Cup over Zags

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU rowing won the Fawley Cup for the 25th time Sunday morning at Wawawai Landing after sweeping Gonzaga in all five races. It’s the third year in a row the Cougars have won the cup over the Bulldogs. Head Coach Jane LaRiviere said both WSU and Gonzaga have improved over the past month, which...

Cougars shut out by Beavers in series finale

Cougars shut out by Beavers in series finale

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

No. 2 Oregon State swept WSU baseball in a three-game series over the weekend after securing a 2-0 win in a low-scoring pitching battle on Sunday. WSU freshman right-handed pitcher Brandon White started and kept the Beavers’ bats quite early in the game. White pitched 4 1/3 innings for the Cougars...

Track and field fights through poor weather conditions at Cougar Invitational

Track and field fights through poor weather conditions at Cougar Invitational

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field battled through wind, rain and hail to capture 24 event victories during the Cougar Invitational on Saturday at Mooberry Track. Wayne Phipps, director of track and field, said the team stepped up and competed even when conditions were not ideal. “The weather didn’t cooperate...

OSU edges WSU by one run in extra innings

OSU edges WSU by one run in extra innings

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

WSU baseball fought through 16 innings but ultimately dropped its third straight game with a 4-3 loss to No. 2 Oregon State on Saturday in Corvallis.  It was the second-longest game in terms of innings in WSU history. Junior left-handed pitcher AJ Block took the mound for the Cougars (8-30-1, 1...

Beavers crush Cougs in series opener

Beavers crush Cougs in series opener

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

WSU baseball was crushed 18-4 in its series opener against No. 2 Oregon State on Friday night in Corvallis. The Cougars (8-29-1, 1-14-1) started freshman left-handed pitcher Ky Bush. In the first inning, Bush threw a wild pitch and gave up a sacrifice fly to allow the Beavers (29-10-1, 15-4) to take...

WSU track and field competes in two different meets

WSU track and field competes in two different meets

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

WSU’s track and field teams will wrap up their regular season over the weekend in Corvallis, Oregon and Pullman. Director of Track and Field Wayne Phipps said most of the athletes will compete in Pullman with the exception of four distance runners who will compete at the Oregon State High Perfor...

WSU rowing prepares for final home meet Sunday

WSU rowing prepares for final home meet Sunday

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU rowing returns home for its final regular season contest on Sunday against Gonzaga before flying down to Sacramento for the Pac-12 championships. This is the third time this season the Cougars and Bulldogs will clash and the second time at Wawawai Landing on the Snake River. The Cougars hav...

Baseball looks to rebound against No. 2 Oregon State

Baseball looks to rebound against No. 2 Oregon State

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball makes its way to Corvallis, Oregon, to take on the No. 2-ranked Oregon State Beavers for a three-game series starting Friday. The Cougars (8-28-1, 1-13-1) are coming off of a series loss against USC, including a tie in the series finale. WSU also dealt with a loss against Gonzaga 8-5...

Stanford sweeps Cougs for third time this season

Stanford sweeps Cougs for third time this season

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's

No. 9 seeded WSU couldn’t find success Thursday afternoon. They lost 4-0 in the quarterfinals match against the No. 1 seed Stanford. This is the third time this season the Cardinal has swept the Cougars 4-0. Stanford (20-1, 10-0) is still undefeated against the Cougars (19-10, 3-7) franchise, holding a 20-0 re...

Tennis sweeps No. 8 seed Colorado in first round

Tennis sweeps No. 8 seed Colorado in first round

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

No. 9 seed WSU tennis swept No. 8 seed Colorado 4-0 in the first round of the Pac-12 Championships on Wednesday.  The Cougars now advance to face No. 1 seed Stanford, the No. 4 team nationally, on Thursday. WSU (19-9, 4-7) got revenge on the Buffaloes (10-14, 3-8) after falling to them 4-3 in...

Zags even season series with Cougs

Zags even season series with Cougs

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Gonzaga got revenge on WSU baseball on Tuesday night in Spokane as they evened the season series 1-1 after defeating them 8-5. The game was tied 5-5 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, but the Bulldogs (20-17) scored three runs and held off a ninth inning effort by the Cougars (8-28-1) to secu...

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