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Cougs grab biggest upset win in program history

Cougs grab biggest upset win in program history

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

In front of a Mom's Weekend crowd, No. 42 WSU tennis secured its biggest upset in program history by defeating No. 10 UCLA 4-2 on Friday at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.  With the victory, the Cougars (18-7, 3-6) pushed their record to 8-1 at home. This is WSU's highest ranked win ever and only its sec...

Track and field claims five event wins in Cheney

Track and field claims five event wins in Cheney

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field wrapped up the Pelluer Invitational in Cheney, Washington on Saturday with 19 top-10 finishes and five event victories. In the women’s 1,500-meter, sophomore Kiyena Beatty placed first with a time of 4:54.60. Freshman Geneva Schlepp followed in second at 4:57.57. WSU freshmen...

Surging Ducks come to Pullman to visit lowly Cougs

Surging Ducks come to Pullman to visit lowly Cougs

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

WSU baseball will look for its third series win of the season when they host Oregon for a three-game series starting Friday. The Cougars (7-23, 0-9) are coming off losses in a three-game road series against Cal this past weekend. WSU was set to play Seattle University on Tuesday at Bailey-Brayton...

‘She was always there for me’

‘She was always there for me’

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Features, Men's, Mom's Weekend, Sports

This Mom’s Weekend, WSU baseball will take on Oregon in a three-game series with their mothers in attendance. For the majority of players on the team, it’s an exciting time as it brings back memories of their Little League days where it all began.   Junior infielder Dillon Plew said he’...

‘Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness’

‘Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Mom's Weekend, News, Sports, Top-feature

In just over a month, the 3 FOR 3 Burpee Challenge has raised about $10,000 for the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation. The campaign was started by a group of six WSU sport management students with the goal of raising mental health awareness and destigmatizing the illness. All people have to do is record...

Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

One common theme for WSU football over the past few years is there has been a battle in the spring to decide who the starting quarterback will be. The quarterback battle was on full display Thursday afternoon at Martin Stadium as the Cougars took the field for another spring practice. The Cougars...

Tennis faces two ranked opponents at home

Tennis faces two ranked opponents at home

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

After two consecutive road losses, the No. 42 Cougar tennis team returns home to Hollingbery Fieldhouse to face UCLA in their next contest. With three matches to go before the Pac-12 Championships, WSU is going to need to pick up every win it can get. The Cougars' struggles have mostly come from...

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Many Coug fans remember the WSU football game against Colorado in 2017 when endless rain and whipping wind forced many fans out of Martin Stadium before the end of the first quarter. That’s how it felt during spring practice Tuesday as the rain fell in Pullman and the Cougars continued to make improvements. “I...

Men’s golf travels for final meet before Pac-12s

Men’s golf travels for final meet before Pac-12s

RYAN NGO, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU men’s golf will travel to California to compete in the El Macero Classic starting this Friday. The Cougars' last meet was at the Duck Invitational in Oregon where WSU finished 13th out of 16 teams. Over the last few meets, juniors Nicklaus Chiam and Daniel Kolar have led the way for Cougar team. A...

WSU track competes in Cheney starting Friday

WSU track competes in Cheney starting Friday

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field will travel to Cheney, Washington, to compete in the Pelluer Invitational this Friday. The invitational will be two days long and will be hosted by Eastern Washington University. Track and Field Director Wayne Phipps said this meet will be important for the entire team. “T...

Cougars conclude Silverado Showdown

Cougars conclude Silverado Showdown

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU women's golf completed the Silverado Showdown on Tuesday in Silicon Valley, California with a total score of 917 (+53) to secure a 14th place finish. Leading the way for the Cougars was senior Madison Odiorne. She posted a 73 (+1) in the third round to reach an overall score of 223 (+7) to finish...

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men's basketball forward Jeff Pollard will return to the Cougars for his senior season after testing the waters by putting his name in the NCAA transfer portal. Pollard made the announcement in a post on Twitter Tuesday. In the tweet, Pollard explained his reasoning for putting his name in the...

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