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Volleyball sets up for new season

Volleyball sets up for new season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball will head to the East Coast for the opening weekend of its 2018 season. The Cougars will travel to Raleigh, North Carolina, to face Virginia Commonwealth University as well as North Carolina State University in their first two matches of the season. In 2017, WSU lost in the second round of the ...

Cougs clinch it in overtime

Cougs clinch it in overtime

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer (2-0) was nearly held at home by the visiting Grand Canyon University in a tight match, but was finally able to break through in the opening minutes of overtime to win the game 1-0. The Cougs dominated the encounter but were frustrated by a resolute GCU defense throughout regulation...

Soccer storms past Redhawks

Soccer storms past Redhawks

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer won its first game of the season by defeating Seattle University 3-1 on Friday night in Pullman. The Cougs bolstered their home opener record with the victory, bringing their mark to 23-5-2 in home openers all-time. WSU Head Coach Todd Shulenberger said he wanted to start the...

Soccer kicks off season against Redhawks

Soccer kicks off season against Redhawks

RYAN MOSHER and DANI PARAMO

August 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 21 WSU soccer will start their season this weekend when they face Seattle University and Grand Canyon University in Pullman. It starts Friday with a night game against the Redhawks. Then the Cougs will rest up Saturday before they battle GCU on Sunday. Speaking about the first match against Seattle,...

Other Cougs need your love too Wazzu

Other Cougs need your love too Wazzu

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports, Womens

One of the many great things WSU has to offer is its Division I athletic programs. The most popular sport by far is football; it attracts the most fans as well as the national media. The football program at WSU deserves the attention it gets. Home football games are a staple of WSU and one of the...

Cougars hire new swimming coach

Cougars hire new swimming coach

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

July 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Matt Leach has been hired as the new WSU women's swimming head coach, Director of Athletics Patrick Chun announced Thursday. Leach has spent the past three seasons at Indiana State University, where he created the swimming and diving programs at the university in 2015 and was the head coach the past...

Rowing earns at-large bid to NCAA Championships

Rowing earns at-large bid to NCAA Championships

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 15 WSU rowing has been selected to compete in the NCAA Championships, the NCAA announced today. The Cougars earned an at-large bid to the championships after finishing fifth at the Pac-12 Championships on Sunday. Twenty-two teams were selected to the team championships with 11 conferences being...

Rowing looks for bid to NCAA Championships

Rowing looks for bid to NCAA Championships

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

In search of a Pac-12 title and a bid to the NCAA Championships, WSU rowing will head to California where they hope to bring its ambitions to fruition. “It always boils down to just having your best race when it counts the most,” Head Coach Jane LaRiviere said. “We have the privilege of racing...

Wanderscheid finds balance in senior season

Wanderscheid finds balance in senior season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Sports, Womens

Senior Bree Wanderscheid’s career came to an end last week with the conclusion of the women’s golf Pac-12 Championships in Seattle. Looking back, Wanderscheid said she will remember all the development she underwent and the good times she had while at WSU. “It’s cool to see over the past...

Morrow looks to end career with ‘an epic finish’

Morrow looks to end career with ‘an epic finish’

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Sports, Womens

Long before senior oarswoman Emily Morrow sat in the stroke seat for WSU at the 2017 NCAA Championships, she modestly characterized herself as simply, “a girl from Canada.” “This opportunity as a whole was not something I expected to have,” Morrow said. Truth be told, Morrow doesn’t quite...

Senior reaches peak performance in final season

Senior reaches peak performance in final season

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Sports, Womens

Senior Barbora Michalkova’s time on the tennis court has come to an end. The Czech Republic native has finished her NCAA eligibility. Michalkova said she will miss everything about playing for the Cougars, especially her teammates, who she shares a close bond with. However, Michalkova has found a way to...

Ethridge adds two international players to team

Ethridge adds two international players to team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball Head Coach Kamie Ethridge has signed her first two players for the 2018-19 season. Shir Levy and Ula Motuga will join Cherilyn Molina, who signed with WSU during the early signing period in November, as part of the Cougars 2018 signing class. Levy, a native of Ness Ziona,...

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