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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Yang Lee swings at the ball during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against UW, April 15.

Cougars prove Husky bark bigger than bite

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2022

Fifth-year senior Michaela Bayerlova and senior Savanna Ly-Nguyen had never beaten University of Washington. On Friday, they finally did. The No. 32 Huskies were a loud bunch, but the Cougs (7-14, 2-8)...

Michaela Bayerlova swings at the ball during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against Stanford, April 10.

Cougs to chase hardware in Pac-12 Championships

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2022

WSU tennis (7-14, 2-8) left for Ojai, Calif., on Monday for the 2022 Pac-12 Championships.  The Cougs are the 10th seed in the bracket and opened the championships with an immediate rematch with their...

Michaela Bayerlova (left) and Maxine Murphy (right) prepare for an incoming serve during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against Stanford, April 10.

Bayerlova climbs record books

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2022

WSU tennis (6-14, 1-8) returned to a windy Pullman on Friday to play against the top-10 California Golden Bears, falling just short of victory. The Cougs added another loss to the record on a snowy Sunday...

Savanna Ly-Nguyen prepares to strike the ball during a singles match against Idaho, Saturday, Jan. 29, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

WSU’s LA dreams crushed against USC and UCLA

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter April 7, 2022

WSU tennis (6-12, 1-6) spent the weekend in Los Angeles, where they saw their comeback stalled by No. 21 USC (12-10, 5-3), 4-3, and were overpowered by No. 15 UCLA (10-3, 6-0), 6-1. 4-3 loss to USC In...

Michaela Bayerlova (left) and Maxine Murphy (right) compete in a doubles match against Idaho, Jan. 29, at Hollingberry Fieldhouse.

WSU downed by Ducks, 5-2

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter March 31, 2022

WSU tennis (6-10, 1-4) lost to No. 45 Oregon (11-5, 3-3) 5-2 on Friday in Eugene, Ore. despite heroic come-from-behind wins by Savanna Ly-Nguyen and Michaela Bayerlova. In doubles, Ly-Nguyen and Elyse...

Maxine Murphy swings at the ball during a singles match against Idaho, Jan. 29, at Hollingberry Fieldhouse.

Cougar tennis beats northern neighbors

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter March 24, 2022

WSU tennis (6-9, 1-3) beat Gonzaga (6-6) 5-2 Friday in Spokane, with sophomore Fifa Kumhom delivering the final blow. Kumhom was the hero of the day, winning her match to clinch the Cougars’ third straight...

Savanna Ly-Nguyen celebrates a point during a doubles match against Idaho, Saturday, Jan. 29, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

Cougar tennis climbs the mountain of victory against Colorado, falls to Utah

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter March 24, 2022

WSU tennis (6-9, 1-3) beat Colorado (5-10, 0-6) in a nailbiter March 11 and lost to Utah (13-5, 2-4) in a tense battle March 13. Seniors Michaela Bayerlova and Savanna Ly-Nguyen led the way, clinching...

Then-senior Michaela Bayerlova returns the ball during a singles match against Arizona March 14, 2021 at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Cougar tennis outshined in California

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter February 24, 2022

After starting the season with four straight home wins, WSU tennis lost four games on the road, including two blowout losses this weekend. WSU tennis suffered their two recent losses at the...

Yang Lee prepares to strike down an incoming serve during a doubles match against Idaho, Saturday, Jan. 29, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

WSU suffers first two losses

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

WSU tennis dropped their first two road games of the season against two talented and undefeated Utah and Minnesota teams. 4-3 loss to Utah The Cougs and Utes entered Friday’s match undefeated in...

Yang Lee (left) high-fives teammate Fifa Kumhom during a doubles match against Idaho, Jan. 29, at the Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

WSU tennis looks to remain undefeated through first road trip

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2022

WSU tennis (4-0) heads to Salt Lake City this weekend to play fellow undefeated teams, Utah (7-0) and Minnesota (9-0) WSU WSU is off to a hot start with head coach Raquel Atawo who is undefeated...

Maxine Murphy swings at the ball during a singles match against Idaho, Jan. 29, at Hollingberry Fieldhouse.

Cougar tennis off to hot 4-0 start

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter February 3, 2022

In a jam-packed weekend, WSU tennis (4-0) beat three regional rivals and kept the undefeated season alive. WSU beat Montana on Friday (5-2), Eastern Washington on Saturday (4-2) and Idaho on Saturday...

Then-Freshman Savanna Ly-Nguyen prepares to return a ball during her singles match Jan. 12, 2019 against Idahos Anna Stefani. Ly-Nguyen won the match in two sets winning 6-4 and 6-0 respectively.

Cougs welcome three regional rivals this weekend

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2022

Fresh off her first career win, WSU tennis head coach Raquel Atawo looks to rack up three more victories against regional rivals. The Cougs will host Montana at 2 p.m. on Friday. Next, the Cougs...

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