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Cougars hire new swimming coach

Cougars hire new swimming coach

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

July 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Matt Leach has been hired as the new WSU women's swimming head coach, Director of Athletics Patrick Chun announced Thursday. Leach has spent the past three seasons at Indiana State University, where he created the swimming and diving programs at the university in 2015 and was the head coach the past...

Rowing earns at-large bid to NCAA Championships

Rowing earns at-large bid to NCAA Championships

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 15 WSU rowing has been selected to compete in the NCAA Championships, the NCAA announced today. The Cougars earned an at-large bid to the championships after finishing fifth at the Pac-12 Championships on Sunday. Twenty-two teams were selected to the team championships with 11 conferences being...

Rowing looks for bid to NCAA Championships

Rowing looks for bid to NCAA Championships

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

In search of a Pac-12 title and a bid to the NCAA Championships, WSU rowing will head to California where they hope to bring its ambitions to fruition. “It always boils down to just having your best race when it counts the most,” Head Coach Jane LaRiviere said. “We have the privilege of racing...

Wanderscheid finds balance in senior season

Wanderscheid finds balance in senior season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Sports, Womens

Senior Bree Wanderscheid’s career came to an end last week with the conclusion of the women’s golf Pac-12 Championships in Seattle. Looking back, Wanderscheid said she will remember all the development she underwent and the good times she had while at WSU. “It’s cool to see over the past...

Morrow looks to end career with ‘an epic finish’

Morrow looks to end career with ‘an epic finish’

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Sports, Womens

Long before senior oarswoman Emily Morrow sat in the stroke seat for WSU at the 2017 NCAA Championships, she modestly characterized herself as simply, “a girl from Canada.” “This opportunity as a whole was not something I expected to have,” Morrow said. Truth be told, Morrow doesn’t quite...

Senior reaches peak performance in final season

Senior reaches peak performance in final season

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Sports, Womens

Senior Barbora Michalkova’s time on the tennis court has come to an end. The Czech Republic native has finished her NCAA eligibility. Michalkova said she will miss everything about playing for the Cougars, especially her teammates, who she shares a close bond with. However, Michalkova has found a way to...

Ethridge adds two international players to team

Ethridge adds two international players to team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball Head Coach Kamie Ethridge has signed her first two players for the 2018-19 season. Shir Levy and Ula Motuga will join Cherilyn Molina, who signed with WSU during the early signing period in November, as part of the Cougars 2018 signing class. Levy, a native of Ness Ziona,...

Rowing concludes regular season with sweep

Rowing concludes regular season with sweep

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 15 WSU rowing completed a sweep and captured its second-straight Fawley Cup against inland Northwest rival Gonzaga University on Saturday in Spokane. In the final regatta before the Cougars set their sights on the Pac-12 Championships, WSU notched wins in each event, including the Fawley Cup,...

WSU battles Zags as season winds down

WSU battles Zags as season winds down

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

In its final regatta before the Pac-12 Championships, WSU rowing will make the quick trip north to race in a dual-meet against Gonzaga University. The Cougar oarswomen will be on the water early Saturday morning to battle the Zags at Silver Lake in Spokane. The dual-meet with Gonzaga will be the...

Cougars get revenge on Golden Bears

Cougars get revenge on Golden Bears

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 48 WSU tennis took its 21st win of the season in the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday, which Head Coach Lisa Hart said would be vital to earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Its first match gave the team a second chance at University of California, Berkeley, which defeated the Cougars...

Women’s golf closes out season at Pac-12 Championships

Women’s golf closes out season at Pac-12 Championships

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s golf finished the Pac-12 Championships at the Broadmoor Golf Club on Tuesday in a tie for eighth place with University of Oregon. The Cougars shot their best score of the tournament in the last round. They posted a 297 (+9) in the third and final round, bringing their total score to...

Odiorne within striking distance at Pac-12 Championships

Odiorne within striking distance at Pac-12 Championships

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s golf was one stroke better as a team Monday at the Pac-12 Championships in Seattle after shooting a 299 (+11), but fell into 10th place overall in the standings. After two days of play, the team is sitting at a score of 599 (+23). No. 1 University of California, Los Angeles, grew its...

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