The Daily Evergreen

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...

Volleyball takes on top 25 team

From staff reports

September 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU volleyball hits the road for Tennessee to participate in the third tournament of their preseason. The team is currently 5-1, having won its previous two tournaments.“This whole preseason we’ve tried to play tougher teams than we have in the past preseasons.” Head Coach Jen Greeny said Tuesday...

Wetterstrom: Showing signs of a champion

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen women's swimming reporter

September 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Women's

Junior swimmer Presley Wetterstrom’s work ethic is unmatched.“Every day, we can turn our back and know that Presley is doing the right thing,” assistant coach Adriana Quirke said. “Her intrinsic motivation is unmatched.”Wetterstrom, originally from Colfax, Calif., began her swimming career on a recr...

Women’s soccer continues win streak

From staff reports

September 8, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Consistency and grit continue to be the name of the game for the Washington State women’s soccer team.After drawing with the No. 11 Pepperdine Waves on Friday, the Cougs (3-0-2) took on the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (2-4-0) to wrap up the Outrigger Resorts Soccer Classic.The Cougars gave...

Notre Dame no problem for volleyball

Notre Dame no problem for volleyball

From staff reports

September 8, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Cougars swept the Golden Dome Invite over the weekend, beating IUPUI (3-0), Notre Dame (3-1), and Western Michigan (3-1) in Notre Dame, Ind.The Cougars are now 5-1 for the season. Team captains Chelsey Bettinson, Jaicee Harris and Kate Sommer were awarded spots to the all-tournament team. Bettinso...

Haley Anderson; just keep swimming

Haley Anderson; just keep swimming

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen swimming reporter

September 5, 2014


Filed under Women's

WSU senior swimmer Haley Anderson has always been driven, both in and out of the pool.“Her and her team would go through some of the most miserable workouts I’ve ever seen a swimmer have,” said Anderson’s former Olympic Cascade Aquatics club coach John Walker. “But at the end of the day, she was al...

The Notre Dame games

From staff reports

September 5, 2014


Filed under Women's

WSU volleyball travels to South Bend this weekend to square-off against some stiff competition in the Golden Dome Invite.The tournament at Purcell Pavilion will pit the Cougs (2-1) against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (1-3) and host team Notre Dame (0-2) today at 9 a.m. and 4:40 p.m., resp...

Get to know Greeny

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen women's volleyball reporter

September 4, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Women's

A great coach, a great athlete and a familiar Cougar background: that is what probably comes to mind when you think about WSU women’s head volleyball coach Jen Greeny. Greeny’s Cougar pride runs deep; she played basketball and volleyball during her days as a student athlete at WSU. Greeny got the opp...

The streak continues

The streak continues

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

September 2, 2014


Filed under Women's

The Montana Grizzlies (2-2-0) had no answers for what continued to be a dominant Washington State defense (2-0-1) on Sunday.Not only did the Cougars post another shutout win, but they now find themselves atop the nation in an important defensive category. The team has not been scored on in 652 conse...

Volleyball rallies, wins two in Montana

Volleyball rallies, wins two in Montana

From staff reports

September 2, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

A rocky start led to a strong finish for Cougar Volleyball at last weekend’s Montana Invitational.The Cougar volleyball team started with a 3-0 loss against Wyoming, but rallied and came back to beat Montana (3-0) and Cal Poly (3-2).“I think overall it’s starting to come (together), and we’re gett...

Cougs look for second win against Montana at home

Cougs look for second win against Montana at home

staff reports

August 29, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Following a draw to the No. 22 BYU Cougars on Monday, the WSU women’s soccer team (1-0-1) takes on the Montana Grizzlies (1-1-0) Sunday at the Lower Soccer Field.The Cougars have had two positive results in as many matches to start off the season. However, as Head Coach Steve Nugent preaches to his ...

Volleyball set for season to start

Volleyball set for season to start

From staff reports

August 29, 2014


Filed under Women's

WSU volleyball begins its season Friday at the Montana Invitational in Missoula.“I think we’ve been able to advance faster than we have in our previous pre-season,” Head Coach Jen Greeny said in an interview earlier this month. “You can tell that their conditioning is really fantastic, and j...

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