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Cougs finish first day of Cougar Challenge undefeated

Cougs finish first day of Cougar Challenge undefeated

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

Cougs top McNeese State No. 23 WSU volleyball opened the Cougar Challenge with a clean sweep of McNeese State University on Friday in Bohler Gym. The Cougars came out slow in the first couple of sets due to an early start time and a lack of communication by senior outside-hitter Taylor Mims and ...

Coaching with Hart

Coaching with Hart

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

There is a familiar face back in Pullman — Trang Huynh has returned to the Palouse. Huynh was a member of the 2015-16 tennis team for her senior year of college after she transferred from Troy University to join the Cougars. The native of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, left WSU with degrees in psychology...

Volleyball coaches were teammates, roommates

Volleyball coaches were teammates, roommates

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

From a recruitment host to being in each other’s weddings, WSU women’s volleyball Head Coach Jen Greeny and Assistant Coach Shannon Hunt have stronger relationship than most coaches. Hunt is a year older and hosted Greeny on her recruitment trip to WSU. Greeny said there were a lot of factors...

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

WSU and University of Idaho are separated by nine miles; however, at the Lower Soccer Field on Thursday night, it was three goals that separated the Cougars and Vandals. Head Coach Todd Shulenberger was impressed with his team’s performance. “Coming off two big road wins, I wanted to see how...

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 23 WSU volleyball hosts the Cougar Challenge, a three-game tournament featuring non-conference opponents. The match against McNeese State University will serve as WSU’s home opener. Beating a high ranked team on the road is no easy task, but WSU volleyball accomplished that feat twice last weekend. Those...

No. 17 Cougar soccer takes on Palouse rivals

No. 17 Cougar soccer takes on Palouse rivals

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 17 WSU begins a 3-game home streak, opening against the University of Idaho on Thursday. This will be the first time in three years the Palouse rivals meet. This season, the Cougs remain undefeated with a 4-0 record, while the neighboring Vandals are 2-3. “They’re [Idaho] a hard, physical...

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Mims

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Mims

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week for Aug. 26 - Sept. 1 is Cougar volleyball’s senior outside hitter Taylor Mims. Mims has played a crucial role in the success of the undefeated No. 23 WSU (4-o) volleyball team so far this season. Each match this season, Mims has led the team in kills and started...

Volleyball sweeps Northern Iowa

Volleyball sweeps Northern Iowa

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The cougars stay undefeated after upsetting the University of Northern Iowa

Volleyball upsets No. 17 Panthers in first of two games

Volleyball upsets No. 17 Panthers in first of two games

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball took down No. 17 University of Northern Iowa on Friday in four sets at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Cougars (3-0) started the first set just how they had left off their last match, on a run that helped them pull away from their opponent. The Cougars started the first...

WSU wins tough battle in Nebraska

WSU wins tough battle in Nebraska

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU improved to 4-0 on the season after taking down the University of Nebraska on Friday in a comeback victory. The Cougs fell behind early as the Cornhuskers capitalized on a penalty kick, but the hosts would have their unbeaten streak snapped when WSU struck twice in the second half to win the...

No. 18 WSU takes on tough Nebraska

No. 18 WSU takes on tough Nebraska

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU takes on University of Nebraska on Friday in a rematch of last season’s epic upset. This time around, the Cougs are going into the match as the favorites, having conceded only one goal in regular season play to their hosts’ three. “It’s going to be a battle, it’s going to be rowdy,”...

Cougs face No. 17 Northern Iowa

Cougs face No. 17 Northern Iowa

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Womens

WSU volleyball looks to keep their hot start going as they head to Cedar Falls, Iowa, to face the University of Northern Iowa for a double header. The Cougars started the season 2-0 after sweeping Virginia Commonwealth University and beating North Carolina State 3-1. Senior outside hitter Taylor Mims...

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