The Daily Evergreen

Luzina making a statement as a tennis team player

Luzina making a statement as a tennis team player

Jonah Simental Evergreen Tennis reporter

November 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Growing up, Elizaveta Luzina had the potential to excel in tennis, skiing and ballet. However, it was tennis that took Luzina from Russia to the Palouse.“First day here was pretty interesting. I flew to Lewiston; I’ve never seen such a small airport in my life,” Luzina said. “It was way di...

Shooting for the top

Shooting for the top

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Rowing reporter

November 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Athletes are sometimes portrayed as individuals with obsessive body building habits and a lack of a social life, but not for sophomore rower Morgan Cathrea.Growing up, Cathrea had an interest obtaining her black belt in Karate. However, she was only able to acquire a brown belt before changing hig...

A sweet shutout

A sweet shutout

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

November 12, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State soccer team extended its undefeated streak against the Washington Huskies to a decade on Friday, proving once again that you can’t teach an old Dawg new tricks.When junior midfielder Jocelyn Jeffers went out with an injury late in the match, Head Coach Keidane McAlpine was force...

Cougars take on Redhawks in first road game

Cougars take on Redhawks in first road game

Trevor Williams Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

November 12, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State women’s basketball team will say goodbye to the friendly confines of Beasley Coliseum this week. The Cougars get to play the role of road warrior for the next four games, starting with a contest tonight against the Seattle University Redhawks.Seattle, coming off a home-opening loss t...

Women’s basketball falls to the Orange

Robin Dich Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

November 10, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The WSU Women’s basketball team lost a nail biter today to the Syracuse Orange with a final score of 69-65.This game had 18 different lead changes and came down to the wire. The Cougs had one last chance when Syracuse’s Brittney Sykes attempted a full court pass to their center, Shakeya Leary and ...

Cougars out to avenge 2012 loss against Orange

Trevor Williams Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

November 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University women’s basketball team will open its 2013-14 regular season against a familiar foe. At Beasley Coliseum on Sunday, the team faces off against Syracuse Orange, a team which defeated Washington State at the Carrier Dome in December 2012.This weekend, Cougars get a shot at...

Soccer faces ‘big brother’ in regular season finale

Soccer faces  ‘big brother’ in regular season finale

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

November 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

On an Oct. 12 episode of ESPN College GameDay, former University of Washington Huskies soccer star Hope Solo called Washington State “our little brother.”Little brother is coming to town carrying a four game winning streak, something the Huskies have yet to do this season.Coming off of two top 25 w...

Volleyball goes winless on Arizona road trip

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The second sweep in two days was handed to the Washington State University volleyball team, who will leave the desert without a win, bringing a 16-11 (3-11) record back to Pullman.The Cougars were taken down 3-0 (25-18, 25-14, 26-24) by Arizona Thursday night after being swept by Arizona State the previous...

Volleyball swept by Sun Devils

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

There would be no upset a second time for the WSU volleyball team, who fell to Arizona State 3-0 last night in Tempe, Ariz.The Cougars fell to the Sun Devils with set scores of 22-25, 22-25 and 17-25 while being out-hit .242 to .144. The loss moves the Cougars to 16-10 on the season overall, 3-10 in c...

Playing to the team’s potential

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

   Physicality, strength, and talent are three things the WSU volleyball team is nothing short of. Harnessing these abilities and applying them in game situations is a different story. One of the Cougars’ biggest assets is their offense, particularly their power-house hitters.           ...

Cougs looks for big wins to build tournament resume

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University volleyball team follows up their emotional weekend at home with a trip to the desert.Sitting at 59th in RPI following last weekend, which included a win over No. 17 Utah in RPI, the Cougars face two opponents this week, which could bolster their tournament resume.The C...

Home schoolin’

Home schoolin’

Trevor Williams Evergreen Soccer reporter

November 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

When redshirt freshman defender Susie White laces her cleats and sets foot on the soccer pitch, she intends to teach the opposing team’s offense a lesson.However, White’s intent to school Pac-12 forwards goes beyond helping the Cougars’ dominant defense collect shutout after shutout. It extends in...

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