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Cougar Soccer heads to Hawaii

Cougar Soccer heads to Hawaii

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2019

The WSU Cougars soccer team will play the University of Hawai'i and Pepperdine in the Rainbow Wahine Shootout starting Thursday in Honolulu, Hawaii. No. 24 WSU (5-1-0) dropped 11 spots after the University of Michigan defeated them last weekend. “I think when we gave up that one goal, heads started...

‘Heart of the team’

‘Heart of the team’

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...

Cougars bounce back against Lions

Cougars bounce back against Lions

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2019

The WSU Cougars (5-1-0) hosted the Loyola Marymount Lions (0-5-2) in a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon on the Lower Soccer Field. The last time the Cougars and Lions played was over a decade ago in 2004. The match marked head coach Todd Shulenberger’s 50th win as head coach of Washington State. “I...

Early upset for the Cougars

Early upset for the Cougars

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2019

“We just had a four bad minutes of soccer,” junior forward Elyse Bennett said. The nation's longest non-conference winning streak in women’s college soccer came to an end last night for the #13 ranked WSU soccer team (4-1-0) against the University of Michigan Wolverines (5-2-0) in a tough 2-1 l...

Bennett is back for Cougars

Bennett is back for Cougars

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen deputy sports editor

September 13, 2019

Elyse Bennett came back this season ready to play. After tearing her ACL for the second time in a game against Arizona State University last season, she knew she wouldn’t play again until this fall. She missed the feeling of being around the team and wants to make a run in the NCAA tournament this...

Wolverines, Lions come to Pullman

Wolverines, Lions come to Pullman

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

The No. 13 WSU soccer team will face the Michigan Wolverines and Loyola Marymount Lions this weekend at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman. The Cougars (4-0-0) are coming off a 1-0 overtime victory against Gonzaga last Thursday with a late goal from graduate midfielder Averie Collins. Collins earned...

Athlete of the Week: Averie Collins

Athlete of the Week: Averie Collins

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2019

Gonzaga University held the No. 17 WSU soccer team scoreless Thursday night until graduate student Averie Collins scored a goal after regulation to give the Cougars a 1-0 victory. WSU is now 4-0 against their opponents this season, which can largely be attributed to star midfielder Collins, who transf...

Cougars go to overtime, beat Gonzaga

Cougars go to overtime, beat Gonzaga

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2019

Neither the field lights nor the Gonzaga Bulldogs could stop the No. 17 WSU soccer team during the Cougars 1-0 win in Thursday's match. In the 23rd minute, the field’s lights went out during a Cougar corner kick. A timeout was taken after Gonzaga goalkeeper Isabel Jones saved WSU defender Hannah...

From ‘Cardinal’ to crimson

From ‘Cardinal’ to crimson

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...

Cougars head north to face Gonzaga

Cougars head north to face Gonzaga

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

The Cougar women’s soccer team heads to Spokane to compete against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in a game at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Luger Field. In their last matchup in 2016, the Zags upset Washington State (3-0-0) for the first time in program history with a score of 1-0. The Cougars outscored their...

Cougars claw Grizzlies

Cougars claw Grizzlies

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2019

No. 23 WSU soccer defeated the Montana Grizzlies 6-0 in the home opener Friday night at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman. Senior forward Morgan Weaver put the Cougars (2-0-0, 0-0-0) on the board first by scoring under four minutes into the game. About seven minutes later, she found her second goal...

WSU’s first half attack too much for Dukes

WSU’s first half attack too much for Dukes

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2019

The No. 23 WSU soccer team defeated the James Madison Dukes 6-3 to finish off their home-opening weekend Sunday afternoon at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman, Washington. The Cougars scored six goals in the first half. The most in a first half since 2002 when WSU scored seven against Montana. “We...

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