The Daily Evergreen

Tennis runs the courts at Cougar Classic

Chet Broberg | Evergreen tennis reporter

September 29, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The home courts were kind to the WSU women’s tennis team this weekend.The Cougars took the top spot in three out of four flights in the Cougar Classic. The tournament was the second of the year for WSU, and the first one they hosted.In the Crimson singles flight, senior Elizaveta Luzina defeated freshm...

Cougs hope to beat the Beavs in Corvallis

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

September 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The undefeated Washington State Cougars open Pac-12 play against the winless Oregon State Beavers.The Cougs (5-0-2) look to open conference play on a winning note as they travel to Corvallis. The team said in their preparation for Oregon State (0-6-3), every conference game is a must-win.“I am prett...

‘She is a racer’

‘She is a racer’

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen women's rowing reporter

September 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Women's

Moments are funny things. It’s impossible to know which ones will define us forever and which ones will become just another step along the way. For junior rower Nicole Hare, a simple, not-so-glamorous moment started what she now refers to as her life.“The first day that I was actually able to go in a b...

Battle in Boise; women’s tennis looks strong in season opener

From staff reports

September 22, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Boise was kind to the WSU women’s tennis team as they smashed the competition in their season-opening tournament.The Cougars faced off against Weber State, Boise State and Montana over the course of three days at the Jack Taylor Classic in Boise, Idaho, last weekend. The Jack Taylor Classic is played...

LMU knocks off the Cougs in first volleyball home tournament

From staff reports

September 22, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU volleyball wrapped up its preseason, taking two wins and a loss in the Cougar Challenge tournament.  The tournament took place at Bohler Gym beginning Thursday against neighboring Idaho, followed by Portland State and Loyola Marymount.The first match against Idaho was a strong start for the Couga...

Competition propels Prolux

Competition propels Prolux

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen women's swimming reporter

September 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Women's

In the sport of swimming, competition is everything — whether it’s in the pool or in the classroom. For senior swimmer Nicole Proulx, there is no such thing as being too competitive."She’s a good racer and she doesn’t like to get beat," WSU women’s swimming head coach Tom Jager said.Proulx, originall...

Women’s tennis to come out swinging

Chet Broberg | Evergreen tennis reporter

September 19, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Cougar women’s tennis team will be looking for victory on the clay courts today.The Cougars open their season at the Boise State Invitational where they will compete against Boise State, Weber State, and Montana."I mean, it’s still the first match of the season," Captain Lize Leenknecht said. "Y...

The unselfish striker

The unselfish striker

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

September 17, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

When watching a sporting event, most fans look for the big goal or the big play. What many fail to see is the selfless play that sets up the big score.Some may call this person a facilitator, one who sets the table for their teammates to score and have that spot light.Senior Jocelyn Jeffers is that p...

Women’s soccer wins two regional rivalry matchups

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Leadership continues to pay dividends as Washington State (5-0-2) finished their non-conference schedule undefeated.The Cougars defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs (3-4-0) and Idaho Vandals (0-0-7) in the final weekend before the start of Pac-12 play.In front of a record crowd of 1,441 at Gonzaga on Friday...

Two wins at Middle Tennessee

Two wins at Middle Tennessee

From staff reports

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU women’s volleyball continued their hot run through the preseason, winning two of their three matches this weekend at the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider Bash.The Cougars had a strong start, kicking off the tournament Friday night with a 3-0 win over Virginia Tech (25-22, 25-22, 25-22). Sophomo...

Expressing herself; Shalie tells her story

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

September 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The first thing you notice about Shalie Dheensaw is her towering height of 6 feet 3 inches which sets her apart in a crowd. But the more exciting numbers pertaining to Dheensaw are her numbers on the court. Last year she started all 34 games and averaged 7.3 points per game and a team best 6.6 reboun...

One stroke at a time; Aylard succeeds

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen women's rowing reporter

September 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Women's

The appearance of the varsity eight shell sliding across the water looks graceful, elegant, even effortless.The faces of the rowers, starting at the bow where Mickey Aylard sits with her face tightened in concentration and effort, all follow that same pattern of focus, pain and stubborn determination...

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