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Athlete of the Week: McKenna Woodford

Athlete of the Week: McKenna Woodford

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, Womens

Senior outside hitter McKenna Woodford led the Cougars in kills in a four-set match against University of California, Berkeley, on Sunday, earning her Evergreen Athlete of the Week honors. Woodford accumulated 22 kills and tallied two blocks in the match. WSU lost the first set, before taking the...

No. 21 Cougars fall to Cal Berkeley on road

No. 21 Cougars fall to Cal Berkeley on road

COLIN CONNOLY, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 21 WSU volleyball lost in four sets to the University of California, Berkeley, on Sunday afternoon. Without senior outside hitter Taylor Mims, who sustained an injury in Friday’s match against No. 2 Stanford University, other players had to step up. Sophomore outside hitter Penny Tusa and se...

No. 19 Cougs fall short against No. 2 USC

No. 19 Cougs fall short against No. 2 USC

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 19 WSU soccer lost its first game at home this season against No. 2 University of Southern California 3-2 Saturday night in a high intensity matchup. The Cougars have now lost three straight games after starting the season 10-0. This is WSU's longest losing streak since they dropped three consecutive...

No. 21 Cougs fall to No. 2 Stanford

No. 21 Cougs fall to No. 2 Stanford

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 21 WSU volleyball fell to No. 2 Stanford in three straight sets Friday night at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal (15-1) came out hot, starting the first set up 10-4 early against the Cougars (13-4). WSU started to adjust, however, cutting into the Cardinal lead but still trailing 18-12. From there...

Stanford swims past Cougs

Stanford swims past Cougs

Ty Eklund, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's swim competed at home in Gibb Pool for the first time this season against No. 1 Stanford University. The last time the Cardinal visited was in 2015, when Stanford won 149-119. The match Friday was similar as the Cardinal won 169 to 86. Of the top 10 individual-scoring athletes from the ...

No. 19 Cougs face No. 2 USC

No. 19 Cougs face No. 2 USC

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

Every team has ups and downs during the season, but the key is to recover from downs as quick as possible. After a tough road trip for No. 19 WSU soccer, the Cougs have an amazing opportunity to do just that against No. 2 University of Southern California at the Lower Soccer Field on Saturday. There...

Volleyball faces No. 2 Stanford

Volleyball faces No. 2 Stanford

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 21 WSU volleyball is set to make another difficult road trip coming off four straight Pac-12 victories. The Cougars (13-3, 4-2) most recently snagged a comeback victory against then-No. 21 University of Arizona on Sunday. The team was down 2-0 after the second set and trailing in the third before...

Swim faces No. 1 Stanford

Swim faces No. 1 Stanford

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU swimming will be home at Gibb Pool against defending national champion No. 1 Stanford University on Friday. This will be the second official meet of the season for both undefeated teams, as WSU and Stanford are each standing at 1-0 on the season so far. Looking forward into the upcoming meet against...

Cougars take sixth in weekend tournament

Cougars take sixth in weekend tournament

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s golf finished sixth at the Ron Moore Women’s Invitational in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, this weekend with a score of 887 (+23). Head Coach Kelli Kamimura said it’s exciting to see her team’s hard work pay off and is looking forward to what’s ahead for the Cougars. “This...

Mylonas shines at Long Beach

Mylonas shines at Long Beach

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Senior Tiffany Mylonas dominated as WSU tennis participated in the three-day Long Beach Invitational event in California this weekend. Mylonas won the Flight A singles championship and the Flight A doubles championship along with freshman teammate Hikaru Sato. The Long Beach Invitational hosted nin...

Swim finishes fourth in weekend tournament

Swim finishes fourth in weekend tournament

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU swimming traveled to Fresno, California, for the Chick-Fil-A Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The invite consisted of three sets of races spread out over the course of two days. In overall results the Cougars placed fourth of six teams with a score of 380 points. WSU had seven top-five finishes...

WSU wins fourth straight match

WSU wins fourth straight match

JOSEPH CERVANTES, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 22 WSU volleyball took down No. 21 University of Arizona 3-2 in a thrilling five set comeback victory Sunday to improve its record to 4-2 in Pac-12 play. Three Cougars led the team for a combined 52 kills. Senior outside hitter McKenna Woodford led the team with 18 kills, and senior outside hitter...

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