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Cougar volleyball slipping in conference standings

Cougar volleyball slipping in conference standings

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen columnist

October 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports, Womens

After three consecutive losses, WSU volleyball (13-7, 2-6) has fallen behind in the Pac-12 standings. Following Sunday’s heartbreaking defeat to Oregon State (13-7, 3-5), the Cougars have dropped to ninth place. At the end of the year, the team could be on the outside looking in to the NCAA tournament...

‘100 percent dedicated’ to rowing

‘100 percent dedicated’ to rowing

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

Paige Danielson was a four-sport athlete in high school, participating in cross-country, track and field, swimming and basketball. When she came to WSU, she decided to try a new sport — rowing. “How many times do you have a chance to try something completely new, especially once you get this...

Soccer shutout for second straight game

Soccer shutout for second straight game

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU soccer (7-5-2, 2-4) closed out its road trip with a 0-2 loss to No. 18 University of California, Berkley (11-2-1, 4-1-1) at Edwards Stadium. The Golden Bears got out to an early lead in the sixth minute with a goal from junior forward Miranda Nild. Freshman midfielder Luca Deza flicked a pass...

WSU swimming comes up short against Wildcats

WSU swimming comes up short against Wildcats

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

Tough competition led to WSU (2-1, 0-1) winning five races, however, No. 24 Arizona’s (1-0) swimming and diving team finished with a 161-101 win over the Cougs in Gibb Pool. This was the Cougars’ third meet of the season, while it was the first competition of the year for the Wildcats. “Very...

Volleyball drops third straight conference match

Volleyball drops third straight conference match

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

Cougar volleyball (13-7, 2-6) fell in another conference game, this time to Oregon State (13-7, 3-5) by a score of 2-3 Sunday. The Cougars now have a three-game losing streak for the first time this season. “Oregon State is a good team, but I didn’t think we played extremely well,” WSU Head...

Volleyball takes on Oregon teams at home

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU Volleyball (13-5, 2-4) hosts Oregon (10-4, 3-3) and Oregon State (11-7, 1-5) this weekend in Bohler Gym. The Cougars look to bounce back after dropping their last contest against No. 13 Utah on Sunday. After an 11-1 start to the season, WSU lost four of their last six games, with all four losses...

Jocelyn Urias traveled far to represent WSU

Jocelyn Urias traveled far to represent WSU

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Womens

Pullman is a long way from home for redshirt sophomore middle blocker Jocelyn Urias, who grew up in Tijuana, Mexico. Urias has adapted to the rural setting since moving to Pullman in 2015. She has also learned English, played for her national team, and is starting to make her presence known in the...

Volleyball takes down No. 25 Colorado, loses to No. 17 Utah

Volleyball takes down No. 25 Colorado, loses to No. 17 Utah

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball defeated No. 25 Colorado 3-1 on Friday night in Bohler Gym. The Cougs played without junior outside hitter McKenna Woodford due to injury. This was the Cougars’ first win against a ranked opponent of the season. “Playing without McKenna was a big hole to fill, for sure,” junior...

Soccer defeated in double overtime

Soccer defeated in double overtime

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

Cougar soccer (7-4-2, 2-3) was unable to capitalize as they fell to Oregon State (4-6-3, 1-3-1) in double overtime Sunday. After escaping Eugene with a victory, WSU fell 0-1 to a solid OSU defense as the Cougars continued their Pac-12 campaign on the road. Playing away for the second time this weekend,...

Volleyball heads home after tough road trip

Volleyball heads home after tough road trip

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball (12-4, 1-3) will face off against No. 25 Colorado (12-3, 2-2) on Friday in Pullman, and then Utah (12-3,3-1) Sunday. This is the first of two meetings between WSU and Colorado this year. Colorado enters the game on a two-game win streak, while WSU has two straight losses. “This conference...

Gender inequality in sports broadcasting apparent to viewers

Gender inequality in sports broadcasting apparent to viewers

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen columnist

October 5, 2017


Filed under Columns, Columns, Sports, Womens

As modern American society has begun to accept and give more attention to female professional and college athletes, there is still an unacceptable amount of stigma for the other side of athletics: the media. While this is not exclusive to sports, the media is strongly dominated by men. Women are extremely...

Cougar soccer takes down No. 24 Utah

Cougar soccer takes down No. 24 Utah

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Womens

Cougar soccer (6-3-2, 1-2-0) notched their first Pac-12 win against No. 24 Utah (5-4-2, 0-2-1) with a 3-0 victory. WSU and Utah fought to a stalemate in the first half, before 3 aerial goals in the last 45 minutes sealed the win for the Cougars. The team finished off their sixth shutout at home this...