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No. 28 WSU drops Pac-12 opener in Salt Lake City

No. 28 WSU drops Pac-12 opener in Salt Lake City

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's

No. 28 WSU tennis lost its conference opener 4-3 to Utah on Friday in Salt Lake City. The close match started with doubles play where the Utes (8-2, 1-0) took two out of the three matches to grab a 1-0 lead. Junior Melisa Ates quickly tied the match at 1-1 by winning her singles match in straight...

Cal knocks out WSU in first round of Pac-12 tourney

Cal knocks out WSU in first round of Pac-12 tourney

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

In a city that is known for gambling, women’s basketball put all of their chips on the table as they took on Cal in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, the No. 10 seed Cougars (9-21, 4-15) fell short and lost 77-58 to the No. 7 seed Golden Bears (19-11,...

Tennis looks to extend three-match win streak

Tennis looks to extend three-match win streak

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's

After they led a successful charge this season, the No. 31 Cougar tennis team has another series of road games coming this weekend when they face both Utah and Colorado. Head Coach Lisa Hart is looking forward to when they face the upcoming Pac-12 teams. “We’re excited to finally start conference play,”...

WSU gears up for Pac-12 Tournament

WSU gears up for Pac-12 Tournament

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

When a calendar turns to the month of the March, it usually means only one thing — March Madness. As the regular season winds down for WSU women’s basketball, the Pac-12 teams prepare for the most important week of the season. All eyes will turn to Las Vegas, Nevada when the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball teams...

Athlete of the Week: Mackenzie Duarte

Athlete of the Week: Mackenzie Duarte

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

Mackenzie Duarte put on a show in the 2019 Pac-12 Championships. The sophomore won her preliminary heat of the 200-yard breaststroke with a school record time of 2:09.47, a full two seconds faster than the prior mark set in 2015. This seeded Duarte second in the A-Final. She then finished seventh...

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

No. 6 Oregon (Last: 1)   The Ducks were able to cap off an impressive season on their way to another number one seed in the Pac-12 Tournament. After a dominant regular season, it seems they’re in contention for a deep run at a possible national championship.   No. 7 Stanford (Last: 2) &nbs...

Cougs fall to Cal, bid farewell to pair of seniors

Cougs fall to Cal, bid farewell to pair of seniors

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

It was a bittersweet Sunday afternoon at home for the WSU women’s basketball team as the seniors were honored when the team took on Cal in their final test before the Pac-12 Tournament. The Cougars (9-20, 4-14) looked to send their two seniors off on a high note in their last game at Beasley Coliseum....

No. 31 Cougar tennis claims two wins in Nebraska

No. 31 Cougar tennis claims two wins in Nebraska

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

March 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

No. 31 WSU tennis earned a pair of victories over host Nebraska and Iowa State on Saturday in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Cougars (13-2) took down the Cornhuskers 4-1 first in the afternoon. WSU opened the match by claiming the doubles point as duos senior Tiffany Mylonas and freshman Hikaru Sato and junior...

Duarte makes history at Pac-12 Championships

Duarte makes history at Pac-12 Championships

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

The last day of the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday saw WSU swimming post seven top-10 times in program history and sophomore Mackenzie Duarte qualify for the NCAA Championships. Duarte earned a spot in the NCAA Championships in the preliminary round of the 200-yard breaststroke. She swam a 2:09.47...

Cougs fall to Stanford

Cougs fall to Stanford

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU women’s basketball fell 67-42 to No. 7 Stanford Friday night in Beasley Coliseum. After a minute into the game, Stanford (24-4, 14-3) scored first on a free throw to take a 1-0 lead. Freshman forward Ula Motuga hit a three to put the Cougars (9-19, 4-13) ahead and on the board. The score...

Cougar swim posts handful of lifetime bests Friday at Pac-12 Championships

Cougar swim posts handful of lifetime bests Friday at Pac-12 Championships

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

March 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's

Cougar swimming completed their third day of competition at the Pac-12 Championships on Friday. WSU collected four more lifetime-bests and two season-bests. Senior Linnea Lindberg posted a preliminary time of 1:02.28 in the 100-yard breaststroke which earned her a chance to swim again in the finals....

Cougs have upset on their mind

Cougs have upset on their mind

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU women’s basketball will finish its regular season at home with a pair of games against No. 7 Stanford on Friday and Cal on Sunday. The Cougars (9-18, 4-12) are looking to rebound from a two-game road trip where they fell to Utah and Colorado. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said WSU knows how they...

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