The Daily Evergreen

Australia native Doyle hits hard for the Cougs

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

A former rugby player, senior defender Rachael Doyle, gives the word “defense” a new meaning on the soccer pitch.With a big smile, Doyle picked one aspect of her rugby game that transferred over to the pitch.“Hitting people hard and crushing people,” she said while laughing.A native of New Sou...

Soccer takes on UNLV

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

After an unbeaten road trip over the weekend, the WSU women’s soccer team will host the UNLV Rebels Friday at 2:30 p.m.The Cougars will go into the match with a defense that has not given up a goal in over 349 minutes, and their 0.19 goals against average is good for 10th nationally, according to Wash...

Freshman finds a home

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Friends don’t let friends go to UW and neither does family.“I don’t even want to say it,” freshman soccer forward Kailiana Johnson said. “I was a Husky fan before my brother went to WSU. Then I actually had a team to root for and a reason to root for them.”Unfortunately for the Huskies, ...

Taylor Ellingsen continues a Cougar family legacy

Taylor Ellingsen continues a Cougar family legacy

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Before Taylor Ellingsen became a part of WSU volleyball’s 14th nationally ranked recruiting class, her great-grandfather, great-uncle, grandfather and father all donned the crimson and gray.Carl “Tuffy” Ellingsen, Taylor’s great-grandfather, competed in football, baseball and boxing and was indu...

Cougars look to remain undefeated

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Washington State University volleyball team ventures into Texas this weekend, bringing a 7-0 record along with them.The Cougars will look to keep their record unblemished as they compete in the Sam Houston Invitational in Huntsville, Texas. Also at the tournament will be Jackson State (1-7), Lamar (1-...

Can’t be beat; volleyball dominates home tournament

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 9, 2013


Filed under Women's

Two weeks into the season, and the Washington State University volleyball team has yet to lose.With three sweeps in four matches, WSU won the Cougar Challenge Tournament over the weekend to move to 7-0 on the season.Cougar junior middle blocker Ver’Leea Hardaway was named tournament MVP, while juni...

Soccer snags win over the Wildcats

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 9, 2013


Filed under Women's

The undefeated record is still intact for the Washington State University women’s soccer team after a win Sunday afternoon against the Weber State Wildcats.The team improved its record to 4-0-1 after the 1-0 win courtesy of a seventh minute goal from junior midfielder Nicole Setterlund.Setterlund’...

Soccer plays to a stalemate in Boise

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under Women's

The Washington State University women’s soccer team left the field in Boise, Idaho, Thursday with a double overtime draw.Weather was an issue during the game, and the start time was pushed back 30 minutes due to a lightning storm.At the beginning of the 14th minute, another 30 minute lightning storm...

Cougs host weekend tournament

Cougs host weekend tournament

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under Women's

The Washington State University volleyball team looks for a second tournament victory during the Cougar Challenge Tournament in Pullman.The Cougars (3-0) will make their 2013 home debut Friday and Saturday after winning the Black Knights Invitational in West Point, N.Y. last weekend.“There were defi...

Women’s Soccer travels to Idaho to battle Broncos

Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 5, 2013


Filed under Women's

After strong performances at home over the weekend, the WSU women’s soccer team heads to southern Idaho to take on the Boise State Broncos today at 4 p.m.The Cougs hope to carry the momentum of two shutout victories over the weekend on the road and continue the solid all-around play.“We went out and ha...

Soccer stays perfect during two-game homestand

Soccer stays perfect during two-game homestand

Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen soccer reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Women's

WSU women’s soccer protected their home field against two regional opponents over the weekend.The team defeated the Idaho Vandals 5-0 in its first home game of the season Friday afternoon, and then followed with a 1-0 victory over Eastern Washington Sunday.Scoring was hard to come by in Sunday’s...

Volleyball serves the competition in Black Knights Invitational

Volleyball serves the competition in Black Knights Invitational

Brett Gleason, Evergreen volleyball reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Women's

Freshman Kyra Holt powered the Washington State University volleyball team to three wins and a tournament victory this past weekend in West Point, N.Y. at the Black Knights Invitational.The Cougars (3-0) followed a sweep of Alabama (2-1) on Saturday morning with a 3-2 victory over Seton Hall (1-2) t...

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