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Cougar swim team hits road for Pac-12 Championships

Cougar swim team hits road for Pac-12 Championships

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's

This Wednesday marks the first day of the Pac-12 Championship tournament the WSU swim team has been looking forward to all season. This meet is a big deal for Head Coach Matt Leach. For him and many of his players this will be their first time competing in the Pac-12’s. With the new territory and...

Cougars comeback falls short in Utah

Cougars comeback falls short in Utah

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball dropped its final road game of the season 75-67 to Utah on Sunday in Salt Lake City. The Cougars (9-18, 4-12) were tied with the Utes (20-7, 9-7) at halftime but a 24-point third quarter allowed Utah to pull away for the win and hand WSU its second straight loss. “It’s...

No. 15 WSU tennis falls to No. 47 Zags in Spokane

No. 15 WSU tennis falls to No. 47 Zags in Spokane

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

No. 15 WSU tennis dropped a hard-fought battle with No. 47 Gonzaga 5-2 on Sunday in Spokane. The Cougars (10-2) entered the contest with the Bulldogs (5-2) coming off a pair of home victories over Brigham Young University and Seattle on Friday. Head Coach Lisa Hart said the Bulldogs were the better...

Tennis grabs two more wins at home Friday

Tennis grabs two more wins at home Friday

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2019


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's

No. 15 WSU tennis notched a pair of victories Friday against BYU and Seattle inside Hollingbery Fieldhouse. The Cougars (10-1) returned home for the first time in over a month and Head Coach Lisa Hart said she was encouraged by her teams fight. “I’m really proud of our team,” Hart said. ...

Cougs fight not enough in Colorado

Cougs fight not enough in Colorado

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball fell 72-61 to Colorado Friday night at the CU Events Center in Boulder, Colorado. WSU (9-17, 4-11) opened the game with a seven-point run. After a Colorado (12-14, 2-13) timeout, the Buffaloes got on a role and outscored the Cougars 16-7. They led 16-14 after the first quarter. In...

Tennis battles pair of familiar foes Friday in Pullman

Tennis battles pair of familiar foes Friday in Pullman

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

The wait is over as Cougar tennis returns home to host a doubleheader Friday in Hollingbery Fieldhouse. The newly ranked No. 15 Cougars (8-1) will battle Brigham Young University and Seattle University. Head Coach Lisa Hart said she expects teams to get after the Cougars more as they continue to...

Women’s golf escapes Pullman snow for the desert

Women’s golf escapes Pullman snow for the desert

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU women’s golf will travel to Peoria, Arizona this weekend to take part in the Westbrook Invitational. The invitational will consist of 15 teams and competition begins Sunday with a 36-hole tournament and ends Monday with an 18-hole round. Senior Madison Odiorne said she has had enough of the...

Tennis team earns highest ranking in school history

Tennis team earns highest ranking in school history

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

WSU tennis received its highest ranking in program history in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings released Wednesday. The Cougars (8-1) are ranked No. 15 in the nation after defeating Purdue 4-0 on Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana. WSU’s previous highest ranking occurred du...

Cougars hit road after sweep against Huskies

Cougars hit road after sweep against Huskies

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball hits the road for the final time this season when they head down to Boulder, Colorado, to try to get the season sweep against the Buffs on Friday. After two straight wins for the Cougs, including a blowout win against UW last Friday, they look to keep the momentum rolling...

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 7

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 7

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen columnist

February 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

No. 2 Oregon (Last: 1) The Ducks (24-2, 13-1) are by far the best team in the Pac-12 but their 17-game winning streak was snapped by No. 12 Oregon State on Monday night in Corvallis. Oregon defeated the Beavers 67-62 Friday in Eugene. Oregon will look to bounce back from only its second loss of ...

Tennis sweeps Purdue for eighth win

Tennis sweeps Purdue for eighth win

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's

Cougar tennis claimed a 4-0 victory on the road over Purdue on Saturday in Indiana. The sweep over the Boilermakers (5-3) is WSU’s fifth shutout victory this season. The Cougars (8-1) also defeated Purdue 7-0 last season in Pullman. The Cougars claimed the doubles point thanks to victories ...

Cougars lose final meet of regular season to Utah

Cougars lose final meet of regular season to Utah

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU swimming dropped its final meet of the regular season 167-93 to Utah on Saturday at Gibb Pool. The Cougars (4-7, 1-5) honored senior Linnea Lindberg in her last meet at Gibb Pool. “This was a great send off for our senior Linnea,” Leach said . “It’s important we make sure we’re healthy...

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