The Daily Evergreen

WSU heads to Tucson hoping to snap losing streak

WSU heads to Tucson hoping to snap losing streak

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball will travel to the desert to face University of Arizona on Friday after dropping two home games in three days last weekend. Despite the defeats, junior guard Alexys Swedlund said she saw improvements on the team. "I feel like it was a huge step for our team,” she said. “...

Tennis returns to home court after two road victories

Tennis returns to home court after two road victories

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU tennis will hold its third home match of the year against Purdue University in Hollingbery Fieldhouse on Saturday. Head Coach Lisa Hart said she is impressed by her team’s performance so far this season, but her athletes aren’t satisfied. “Our players are so focused and so excited about...

Hailey looks to leave impact in final season at WSU

Hailey looks to leave impact in final season at WSU

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Womens

Senior guard Caila Hailey grew up in Southern California, where basketball was embedded in her family’s culture. The sport was a constant presence during her childhood. Her father, William, played at Whittier College, and her brother Cameron currently plays at Western Oklahoma State College. “My...

Tennis claims three road wins to stay undefeated

Tennis claims three road wins to stay undefeated

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU tennis swept University of Montana 7-0 in two separate matches Friday. In the first set of doubles matches, senior Barbora Michalkova and sophomore Melisa Ates defeated Montana’s freshman Bianca Bostrom and senior Cam Kincaid 5-2. The second consecutive win came from WSU sophomore Guzal Yusupova...

UCLA escapes Pullman with victory

UCLA escapes Pullman with victory

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball lost to University of California Los Angeles 79-71 after the Cougars held a 20-13 lead after the first quarter. Interim Head Coach Mike Daugherty said the team played well, despite the loss. "First quarter was our best quarter of the year,” Daugherty said. “I think that's...

Cougars crush Beavers in final home meet of season

Cougars crush Beavers in final home meet of season

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU swimming emerged victorious from Gibb Pool after a commanding 163-74 win over Oregon State University on Friday. This was the Cougars’ last home meet of the season, and it was especially important for WSU swimmers Anna Brolin, Rachel Thompson and Talisa Wibmer, who celebrated senior night wit...

Turnovers plague women’s basketball in loss to Trojans

Turnovers plague women’s basketball in loss to Trojans

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball surrendered an 8-0 run to University of Southern California late in Friday’s game, ultimately leading to a 73-72 loss to the Trojans. Prior to giving up the lead, WSU (9-12, 2-7) had control of the game for over 24 minutes. USC (14-6, 4-5) led for a lmost nine minutes....

Cougs hope to trounce Trojans

Cougs hope to trounce Trojans

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

After losing to University of Washington in Seattle, despite a 13-2 fourth quarter run, women’s basketball will look to bounce back against University of Southern California on Friday. Senior guard Caila Hailey said the Cougars (9-11, 2-6) will try to use that late-game momentum heading into the...

Cougars hold first night meet of season against Beavers

Cougars hold first night meet of season against Beavers

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU Swimming will have its last home meet of the season this week when they face Oregon State University. It will also be senior night for the team, as senior swimmers Anna Brolin, Rachel Thompson and Talisa Wibmer will compete for the last time in Pullman. Head Coach Tom Jager spoke about the three...

Finding a love for the water

Finding a love for the water

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

Swimming was never at the forefront of freshman Emily Cook’s childhood. It wasn’t something she started at a young age and fell in love with. Cook’s parents, both swimmers, pushed her to just try swimming and see if she liked it around the age of 11. She did and has put in a lot of work to get...

Tennis wins every match in first dual this season

Tennis wins every match in first dual this season

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Cougar Tennis completed a two-match sweep on Saturday, defeating both University of Idaho and Montana State University by scores of 7-0 at Hollingbery Fieldhouse. As a salute to the passing of WSU redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski earlier this week, the Cougars opened their dual match...

Rough shooting night leads to loss in Seattle

Rough shooting night leads to loss in Seattle

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball lost to its rival University of Washington in Seattle on Sunday 56-49. The Cougars were going for a season sweep of the Huskies after beating UW on Wednesday night in Pullman. Cougar sophomore guard Chanelle Molina led WSU in scoring with 17 points, including three made field...

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