The Daily Evergreen

Tennis set to take on Fresno State

Sophomore Hikaru Sato connects with the ball against Gonzaga on Feb. 8 at Hollingbery Fieldhouse. The Cougars won the match 4-1.

NICK OLDHAM, Evergreen tennis reporter

February 20, 2020

The WSU tennis team will finish its four-match homestand against the Fresno State University Bulldogs at noon Thursday in the Hollingbery Fieldhouse. The Cougars come into the match ranked 34th in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Cougars (6-1) will look to get their fourth wi...

Track and field travels for regular season end

Then-sophomore weights thrower Lovely Tukuafu prepares to throw at the WSU Open Indoor Open on Jan. 18, 2019.

JAN RAC, Evergreen track and field reporter

February 20, 2020

The WSU track and field team will compete in their last regular season action on Friday. The Cougars will split up again to compete in the Matador Qualifier at the Sports Performance Center in Lubbock, Texas and the Last Chance College Elite at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle. These will be the final meets...

Athlete of the Week: Charisma Taylor

Then-freshman Charisma Taylor competes in the long jump during the WSU Indoor Meet at the Indoor Practice Facility, Jan. 19th, 2019.  Taylor placed second in the meet with a jump of 5.77 meters.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

February 19, 2020

The WSU track and field team sent some members of its squad to the Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque, New Mexico, over the weekend. One member of the women’s team was able to take home first place: sophomore Charisma Taylor. Taylor finished first in the triple jump with a jump of 44 feet 2 3/4 inc...

Wildcats defeat Cougars in Arizona

Junior Guard Johanna Muzet dribbles against Utah on Feb. 9 at Beasley Coliseum.

CARSON BROWN, Evergreen women's basketball reporter

February 18, 2020

WSU’s women’s basketball team lost to the No. 12 Arizona Wildcats 72-57 Sunday afternoon in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats (21-4, 10-4) led by 24 points with under four minutes left to play. The Cougars (11-15, 4-10) decreased the deficit to 15 with under a minute left in the game. They never ma...

Cougars finish Don Kirby Elite, Husky Classic

JAN RAC, Evergreen reporter

February 18, 2020

The WSU men and women’s track and field teams competed in two locations this weekend: Albuquerque, New Mexico and Seattle. At the Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque, sophomore Charisma Taylor and senior Sam Brixey both got personal records, and victories in their events. Taylor jumped 44 feet 2 3/4 inche...

Cougars fall just short in Tempe

CARSON BROWN, Evergreen sports reporter

February 15, 2020

The WSU women’s basketball team lost to the Arizona State Sun Devils 62-59 Friday night in Tempe, Arizona. The Sun Devils led by as many as 12 points at one point in this game, but the Cougars managed to make a late comeback that fell short. The Cougars (11-14, 4-9) continued their second half...

Cougars face two ranked teams on Arizona road trip

Senior Forward Borislava Hristova gets by a Cal defender as she looks to score on Jan. 31, at Beasley Coliseum.

CARSON BROWN, Evergreen sports reporter

February 14, 2020

The WSU women’s basketball team is on this road this weekend in Arizona. The first stop is in Tempe, Arizona to face No. 22 Arizona State University Sun Devils at 6 p.m. Friday. The team will then travel to Tucson to play the No. 12 University of Arizona Wildcats at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The ...

Track and field competes in Seattle, Albuquerque

Then-redshirt Senior Janet Okeago competes in the 4k race on August 30 2019 at the Colfax Golf Course for the WSU XC Open.

CODY SCHOELER and JAN RAC

February 13, 2020

The Cougars’ track and field squad is once again splitting up and competing in two different meets. The women’s team will be led by seniors Jordyn Tucker and Kaili Keefe. Both finished first in their events last week and are looking to repeat. Keefe will compete in the women’s one mile run a...

Cougars defeat Cougars, lose to Spartans

Then-freshman Amy Chu refines her driving skills along with teammates Madison Odiorne and Emily Baumgart during a practice session on April 1 at WSU's practice facility before a tournament this week. Chu says the team practices five days a week, but the athletes are able to use the grounds any time.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen women's golf reporter

February 12, 2020

The WSU women’s golf team competed in two of three matches in the Lamkin Invitational Monday in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The WSU Cougars beat the Brigham Young University Cougars when they went head-to-head in the first match Monday morning. Four of the WSU players won in their pairings, ...

Track, field teams finish fourth in Idaho

Then-junior Max English competes in high jump during the WSU Indoor on Jan. 19 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

JAN RAC, Evergreen sports reporter

February 11, 2020

The WSU men’s and women’s track & field teams both received fourth place in the Idaho Team Challenge on Friday in the Kibbie Dome in Moscow. For the women’s team, senior Jordyn Tucker and senior Kaili Keefe both finished first in their events. Tucker finished the 60m dash with a time ...

Women’s basketball suffers loss

Senior Forward Borislava Hristova sprints past a Utah defender as she goes for a lay up on Sunday evening at Beasley Coliseum.

CARSON BROWN, Evergreen women's basketball reporter

February 10, 2020

The WSU women’s basketball team lost against the Utah Utes 78-66 Sunday afternoon in Pullman. Freshman guard Brynna Maxwell and redshirt senior wing Daneesha Provo led Utah (12-11, 5-7) in the win. Maxwell finished the game with 22 points on seven of nine shooting from the field. Provo added 20 p...

Cougar tennis dominates Bulldogs

Senior Melisa Ates swings upward at a ball during a match against Gonzaga on Saturday at Hollingberry Fieldhouse.

NICK OLDHAM, Evergreen sports reporter

February 10, 2020

The Washington State women's tennis team put on two dominating performances in a double header against Gonzaga University and Eastern Washington University on Saturday. The two matches were won by scores of 4-1 and 7-0 in two one-sided affairs. The team was led by junior Michaela Bayerlova, who won...

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