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Cougs crush Dawgs by 33 points

Cougs crush Dawgs by 33 points

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 16, 2019


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

WSU women’s basketball routed UW 94-61 on Friday night in Beasley Coliseum to earn a season-sweep over the Huskies for the first time since 2014. The Cougars (9-16, 4-10) had their fourth-best shooting effort in history, outshooting UW (8-17, 1-12) 60.7 percent to 37.1 percent. WSU had 29 assists...

Tennis travels to Indiana for next contest

Tennis travels to Indiana for next contest

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

The WSU tennis team (7-1) will make the nearly 2000-mile journey from Pullman to play its next match in West Lafayette, Indiana. Their opponents from the Big Ten conference, the Purdue Boilermakers (5-1), will host at their home court, the Schwartz Tennis Center. This is Purdue’s third match at...

WSU goes for sweep over UW

WSU goes for sweep over UW

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU will host bitter-rival UW on Friday night as the Cougars look to complete the season sweep of the Huskies, who are currently on an eight-game losing streak. WSU (8-16, 3-10) is coming off of a narrow victory last Saturday against Arizona. The final result was a 90-88 Cougar victory. Head Coach...

Swim hosts Utah in last meet before Pac-12 Champs

Swim hosts Utah in last meet before Pac-12 Champs

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU swim will host Utah for their final home meet of the season on Saturday at Gibb Pool. The Cougars won their last outing and third away meet of the season against Oregon State by a score of 148-114. This moves WSU’s record to 4-6 overall and 1-4 in the conference. This meet was just what the...

Lone senior reflects on WSU career

Lone senior reflects on WSU career

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


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

When most people think of Sweden or Pullman, they might only think of a cold-weather place. However, WSU swimmer Linnea Lindberg thinks of both places as home. Lindberg, the lone senior on the WSU swimming team, is from Stockholm, Sweden. “It is difficult to come to a new culture and experience...

Dederick receives sixth-year of eligibility

Dederick receives sixth-year of eligibility

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Women's

WSU goalkeeper Ella Dederick was granted a sixth-year of eligibility by the NCAA on Tuesday. Dederick only played in the Cougars first five games last season after suffering an injury in a game against Idaho on Sept. 6. Among WSU goalkeepers all-time, Dederick ranks sixth in win percentage, second...

Athlete of the Week: Borislava Hristova

Athlete of the Week: Borislava Hristova

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen columnist

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

Redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova is this week’s Evergreen Athlete of the Week after a stellar performance against Arizona on Saturday. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge needed a big performance from her star forward to get the Cougars back in the win column and end a seven-game losing streak. Hristova...

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 6

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 6

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen columnist

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

No. 3 Oregon (Last: 1) The Ducks (23-1, 12-0) have outclassed the rest of the Pac-12 so far, remaining undefeated in conference play after facing every team. In fact, they might have had their most impressive win of the season Sunday when they beat Stanford by 40 points. No. 7 Oregon St...

Cougs break seven game losing streak

Cougs break seven game losing streak

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women's basketball earned a thrilling 90-88 victory over Arizona on Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. The win ends the Cougars seven-game losing streak. Redshirt junior Borislava Hristova and junior guard Chanelle Molina led the way for the Cougars scoring 37 and 28 points respectively.  Head C...

Tennis slips past Baylor for seventh win

Tennis slips past Baylor for seventh win

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis, Women's

WSU tennis edged out Baylor 4-3 on Friday in Waco, Texas to improve to 3-1 on the road this season. The Cougars (7-1) opened up the match by claiming the doubles point. WSU and Baylor split the first two doubles matches before freshman Hikaru Sato and senior Tiffany Mylonas won the third to help the...

Sun Devils scorch Cougs in Beasley

Sun Devils scorch Cougs in Beasley

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball fell to No. 20 Arizona State 61-46 on Thursday night in Beasley Coliseum after leading at halftime. The defeat gave the Cougars (7-16, 2-10) their seventh straight as the Sun Devils (16-6, 7-4) spoiled the annual Wave Pink game. “We couldn’t muster up any points from...

Cougars look to break six-game losing streak in Beasley

Cougars look to break six-game losing streak in Beasley

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball (7-15, 2-9) is set to take on No. 20 ranked Arizona State (15-6, 6-4) on Thursday and Arizona (14-7, 4-6) Saturday at Beasley Coliseum. Coming off their third straight weekend being swept, the Cougars are excited to be playing back at home. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said she...

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