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Athlete of the Week: Shir Levy

Athlete of the Week: Shir Levy

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

Normally, the Evergreen Athlete of the Week is a player coming off a huge statistical game, a player who just set a record, or a player who made a game-winning play. This week is a little different. Shir Levy, freshman forward on WSU women’s basketball team, might not pop off the stat sheet, but...

Cougs crush Buffs to end losing streak

Cougs crush Buffs to end losing streak

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

A three-game losing streak for WSU women’s basketball came to an end Sunday when they defeated Colorado 74-48 in Pullman. The Cougars (7-9, 2-3) had just a seven-point lead at halftime, but outscored the Buffaloes (10-6, 0-5) 46-27 in the second half to pull away. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said...

Tennis sweeps pair of opponents Saturday

Tennis sweeps pair of opponents Saturday

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

In the air-conditioned Hollingbery Fieldhouse, Cougar tennis had no trouble turning up the heat during a pair of matches Saturday as they swept both Idaho and Eastern Washington 7-0. Head Coach Lisa Hart was proud of her team’s performance and is looking forward to the remainder of the season. “Really...

Swim falls to pair of Pac-12 foes in Arizona

Swim falls to pair of Pac-12 foes in Arizona

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU swimming traveled to the desert to take on a pair of Pac-12 foes Friday and Saturday. The Cougars (3-6, 0-4) battled No. 14 Arizona (3-2, 2-2) first on Friday and failed to start their road trip with a win as they fell 150-107. Although they didn’t earn the victory, Head Coach Matt Leach...

Cougars comeback attempt falls short against Utah

Cougars comeback attempt falls short against Utah

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball lost its first home conference game of the season 72-68 to Utah on Friday night in Beasley Coliseum. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said the Cougars played slow and let the Utes do what they wanted. She said it really hurts the team when multiple players aren’t ready to go at...

Struggling Cougs battle soaring Utes

Struggling Cougs battle soaring Utes

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball will play in front of its home crowd for the first time since Dec. 1 when they host Utah on Friday night. The Cougars (6-8, 1-2) return to Beasley Coliseum after a six-game road trip where the team went 3-3. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said the team had to reintroduce themselves...

Tennis returns home to compete in pair of matches

Tennis returns home to compete in pair of matches

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU tennis will come home for the first time this spring season when they play against a pair of teams Saturday. The Cougars will compete against rival University of Idaho first before taking on Eastern Washington University later in the day. WSU is coming off a successful showing at the Rainbow...

Minshew, Weaver nominated for Seattle Sports Star of the Year

Minshew, Weaver nominated for Seattle Sports Star of the Year

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II and WSU soccer player Morgan Weaver have both been nominated for Seattle Sports Star of the Year. The award recognizes achievements by athletes in the state of Washington and is given annually to one male and one female athlete. Minshew finished this season with...

Taylor Mims signs professional contract with team in Spain

Taylor Mims signs professional contract with team in Spain

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU volleyball player Taylor Mims signed a professional contract with CV Haris in Tenerife, Spain, according to a WSU news release. Mims was named to the All-Pac-12 First Team this past year and was selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Europe for the second time. Mims had 411 kills, a...

WSU heads to Arizona for doubleheader

WSU heads to Arizona for doubleheader

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

This Friday will be the beginning of what will be a very busy weekend for the WSU swim team. Their doubleheader weekend begins with a Pac-12 matchup against Arizona at 1 p.m. in Tucson, Arizona. The next morning, WSU will travel up the road to Tempe, Arizona, to take on their other conference rival,...

WSU begins indoor season Saturday

WSU begins indoor season Saturday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

The WSU track and field teams start their indoor season on Saturday, in Nampa, Idaho and Seattle, Washington. The Cougars heading to Nampa will compete in the Bronco Invite in the Jacksons Indoor Track at the Idaho Sports Center. The field events will start the Bronco Invite with men’s high jump...

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