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Cougar swim prepares for return to the water

Cougar swim prepares for return to the water

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU swimming and diving (2-3, 0-3) has three meets remaining in the season, but the team won’t finish the long multi-semester year until February. To end the season, the Cougars will face Arizona State University, Oregon State University and University of Utah, before heading to the Pac-12 Championships. Cougar...

Cougars suffer fifth loss of season to Bulldogs

Cougars suffer fifth loss of season to Bulldogs

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

It was a back-and-forth game with 11 lead changes throughout the night, but WSU made just four of their 20 attempted shots in the final quarter and ultimately fell 64-56 to University of Gonzaga on Wednesday. The game was tied at 43 going into the fourth quarter, but the Bulldogs scored 21 points...

Cougars look for fifth straight win against Zags

Cougars look for fifth straight win against Zags

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball (5-4) will play its third game in six days when it takes on Gonzaga University (4-3) on Wednesday. The Cougars are coming off a 85-63 victory over Saint Louis University on Monday. The win gave the team four straight after starting their season with a 1-4 record. The WSU...

Cougars take down Billikens

Cougars take down Billikens

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball beat Saint Louis University 85-63 at Beasley Coliseum on Monday. The Cougars have now won four straight games after starting the season 1-4. Redshirt sophomore forward Borislava Hristova lead the team with 21 points, making nine of her 18 attempted shots. Head Coach June...

WSU looking to extend winning streak

WSU looking to extend winning streak

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball will host Saint Louis University after beating Idaho State University on Friday for its third win in a row. Friday’s win had three Cougars (4-4) in double-digit scoring. Leading the team was redshirt junior forward Louise Brown, who finished the night with a double-double....

‘Big step in the right direction’ for Cougars

‘Big step in the right direction’ for Cougars

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball evened its regular season record with a victory over Idaho State University on Friday night. The Bengals entered the contest averaging over 76 points per game, but were held to a season-low 55 points to the Cougars' 72 in Beasley Coliseum. “Big step in the right direction...

Cougar volleyball advances to second round of NCAA tourney

Cougar volleyball advances to second round of NCAA tourney

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball (18-15) defeated Florida State University (18-11) in the first round of the NCAA tournament in four sets Friday. The match was the first-ever meeting between the Cougars and the Seminoles. “I'm very proud of this team for beating a very, very good Florida State team … it was a little...

Unable to play, McKenzie impacts team from the bench

Unable to play, McKenzie impacts team from the bench

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball senior guard Krystle McKenzie saw an end to her basketball career when she was medically retired by doctors over the summer. It was not the first time. McKenzie sustained several concussions throughout her early life. She was first medically retired after suffering one at...

Women’s basketball looks for fourth win of season

Women’s basketball looks for fourth win of season

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball (3-4) will host Idaho State University (5-1) Friday, after winning two of three games at the Gulf Coast Showcase last weekend. The Cougars finished fifth out of the eight teams at the tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Borislava Hristova averaged 15 points per game during...

Athlete loves challenge of distance running

Athlete loves challenge of distance running

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

Junior cross country distance runner Vallery Korir began running five years ago when she moved to America from Iten, Kenya. She originally attended Murray State University, where she began her competitive running career, although rather unsuccessfully at first, she said. “It was really hard,”...

Cougars and Seminoles meet for first time

Cougars and Seminoles meet for first time

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

Cougar volleyball is set to play Florida State University on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament. WSU is one of 64 teams competing for the championship, and one of nine teams from the Pac-12, the most of any conference. “I think it’s a fresh start, especially...

Shulenberger’s contract extended through 2023

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

Following a historically successful season, WSU soccer Head Coach Todd Shulenberger has signed a restructured contract that will run through 2023. The agreement was announced by Interim Director of Athletics John Johnson on Tuesday. “I am excited to announce the contract extension for Todd, as he...