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Strong strokes, stronger grades

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen swimming reporter

August 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Washington State University women’s swimming team received the Team Scholar All-America Award from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic efforts earlier this month.As a team, the Cougars attained a 3.38 GPA this past spring semester, which ranked second in ...

Rowing builds on past success

Rowing builds on past success

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen rowing reporter

August 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The WSU women's rowing team has been one of the most successful varsity sports teams on campus. With seven NCAA championships in the last 12 years and a 14th place team finish at the NCAA Championships last season, the Cougars feel more can be done to continue their success on the water.In order to con...

Women’s soccer brings the thunder to TCU

Women’s soccer brings the thunder to TCU

From staff reports

August 25, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Though Mother Nature did her damage and caused a two hour and 24 minute rain delay, the WSU women’s soccer team found a way to take the field for the first time in the 2014 season.The delay did not slow down the Cougars, as they were in control the entire game and won by a score 3-0.“Our kids played...

Countdown to kickoff

Countdown to kickoff

From staff reports

August 22, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

High expectations and a Texas Christian University team looking for an upset await the No. 24 ranked WSU women’s soccer team Friday, when they open their season.The Cougars’ first match since their early exit in the 2013 NCAA tournament is scheduled at 5 p.m. on the newly renovated Lower Soccer Fiel...

Swedish standout signs to women’s soccer team

From staff reports

July 23, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Attacking midfielder Sofia Anker-Kofoed has signed a national letter of intent to play this fall with the WSU women’s soccer team.Anker-Kofoed has played on Sweden’s U-17 and U-19 national teams. The U-19 team won the 2012 UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship. She was also named as an alternate for the ...

Derby women hit hard, help community

MONTANA BURKE | Evergreen sports editor

July 23, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

They skate fast, hit hard, and wear short skirts, fishnets and punk rock T-shirts.Women’s roller derby is thriving on the Palouse, with several leagues active in the area. The Rolling Hills Derby Dames, for instance, have skated here for nearly seven years. The league is comprised of around 30 wome...

Setterlund starting for Sounders women

From staff reports

July 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU soccer midfielder Nicole Setterlund has started all seven matches and scored a goal this summer while playing for the Sounders women.A native of Surrey, British Columbia, Setterlund has helped the Cougars reach three consecutive NCAA postseasons, a first for WSU.Setterlund has scored 12 goals, includ...

Harkins gets chance to play at FIFA World Cup

From staff reports

July 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU freshman soccer forward Chelsea Harkins is vying for a spot on the team that will compete at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.Harkins, a native of Surrey, British Columbia, has been invited to the Canada U-20 National Team Camp. The World Cup will take place from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 at several locatio...

Women’s rowing wraps up season

KYLE SHULTZ | Evergreen reporter

June 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The WSU women's rowing team finished its season June 1 with a 14th-place finish at the NCAA Rowing Championships in Indianapolis.“We were very happy with our performance this year,” said Megan McDonald, the varsity eight stroke seat. “I felt like we gave it our all, and we’re proud with the res...

Women’s rowing team to ‘make some noise’ in Indianapolis

KYLE SHULTZ | Evergreen reporter

May 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The WSU women's crew team has rowed itself to national championships.After a successful season of racing, the team is set to return to the NCAA Division I Rowing Championships in Indianapolis. This is the second consecutive year and fourth time in the last five years that the team has gone.The team l...

Cougar women dubbed smart off the court

From staff reports

May 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The WSU women’s basketball team made a habit of breaking records on the court last season, but last week the program received a familiar off-the-court honor.The NCAA announced on May 7 that the team had earned a Public Recognition Award for the academic performance of its players during the 2012-13...

A matter of time; Ruby Roberts propels WSU past Huskies

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

May 5, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

In track, winners and losers are often separated by just hundredths of a second. In dual meets, every single point can make a huge difference and because of senior Ruby Roberts’ third place finish in the 3,000-meter distance run, the Cougar women squeaked out a victory against rival Washington.Senior...

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