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Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Rachel Thompson

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Rachel Thompson

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week for Sept. 16-23 is WSU redshirt junior goalkeeper Rachel Thompson. After redshirt senior goalkeeper Ella Dederick was shelved due to an injury suffered while playing against University of Idaho on Sept. 6, Thompson stepped into fill Dederick’s position. Since then,...

Swim grabs first win under Leach in San Diego

Swim grabs first win under Leach in San Diego

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

The WSU swim squad trav­eled to San Diego to take on San Diego State University and the University of Nevada, Reno, in a dual swim meet Friday. The fol­lowing day WSU would take on the University of San Diego. The dual meet on Friday against San Diego State and Nevada ended in a third-place fin­ish...

Volleyball falls to Ducks after close match

Volleyball falls to Ducks after close match

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 22 WSU volleyball fell only three points short of the victory in the fifth set of the match against No. 12 University of Oregon on Sunday. The team traveled west for the weekend to face the University of Washington and Oregon but ended with two more losses added to the record. The Cougars started ...

No. 14 WSU upsets No. 8 Bruins

No. 14 WSU upsets No. 8 Bruins

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 14 WSU soccer passed every test to date in the season so far. However, the undefeated Cougs had their biggest challenge yet as they opened conference play Friday against the No. 8 University of California, Los Angeles, on the road. The Cougars left undefeated and have beaten UCLA two years in...

No. 22 Cougars fall to No. 13 Huskies

No. 22 Cougars fall to No. 13 Huskies

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 22 WSU women’s volleyball took on No. 13 University of Washington on Thursday in Seattle. The team was ultimately defeated in the fifth set. The first conference match of the year for the Cougars (9-2) didn’t end how they hoped it would, but they showed a lot of heart as the Huskies (9-2)...

Soccer takes on No. 8 Bruins in LA

Soccer takes on No. 8 Bruins in LA

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 14 WSU soccer will begin play within the Pac-12 on Friday when the team travels to Los Angeles. The undefeated Cougars will try to take down No. 8 University of California, Los Angeles. In the past five years, WSU (7-0-0) has held a 2-3 record against UCLA (5-1-1), with both wins being in Pullm...

Cougar Classic marks start of tennis season

Cougar Classic marks start of tennis season

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

The WSU tennis season will start with its opening Cougar Classic event Friday. With three new student-athletes and a new assistant coach, tennis fans have a lot of new faces to look forward to this year. For the season-opener, the Cougar forces are divided between the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu,...

Cougar swim dives into new season

Cougar swim dives into new season

SIGMUND SEROKA and RYAN MOSHER

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Summer may be over, but swimming is just getting underway. The season-opener for the Cougs will include three teams over two days in California. They will face San Diego State University and the University of Nevada, Reno, on Friday, then the University of San Diego on Saturday. San Diego State and...

WSU volleyball goes west for Apple Cup match

WSU volleyball goes west for Apple Cup match

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Womens

No. 22 WSU women’s volleyball team heads on the road for two tough matches to start Pac-12 play. First, the Cougars (9-1) will face No. 13 University of Washington (8-2). After that match, they will head down to Oregon to face No. 12 University of Oregon (7-3). Coming off a 2-1 record and second...

Cougars tame Mustangs

Cougars tame Mustangs

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 16 WSU soccer came away from the weekend with another win after taking down California Polytechnic State University 4-1 Sunday. WSU Head Coach Todd Shulenberger said the win gave them important momentum for upcoming Pac-12 matches. “It means a lot, we wanted to go out with a lot of momentum,”...

Volleyball served first loss of season

Volleyball served first loss of season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 22 WSU women’s volleyball went to five sets for the first time this year and was handed its first loss of the season against East Tennessee State University. The final match of the WKU Tournament at E.A. Diddle Arena for the Cougars saw the first set go to the Bucs. A 10-2 run wasn’t enough...

Cougs down Grizzlies

Cougs down Grizzlies

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 16 WSU soccer defeated University of Montana 3-1 on a cold Friday night in Pullman. The Cougars improved to 6-0 and are now just one win away from equaling their best ever start to a season since 2015. The Cougs scored early in the game and kept pressure on their opponents, preventing the visitors...

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