The Daily Evergreen

Volleyball remains unbeaten after sweep of Idaho

Volleyball remains unbeaten after sweep of Idaho

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Improving to 11-0 for the season and matching its 2002 and 2009 seasons for the second-best start in program history, the WSU volleyball team swept Idaho 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-17) last night in front of more than 1,200 people in Bohler Gym.The best start in program history belongs to the 1997 team, wh...

Setterlund shows Cougar toughness

Setterlund shows Cougar toughness

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

When the horse landed on Nicole Setterlund's left hand, the ambulance was two hours away, the nearest hospital another hour away, and help seemed non-existent.Setterlund, a seasoned and cultured WSU women’s soccer forward, was stuck.She loved riding horses as a child on a Canadian ranch, and said she t...

Cougars take on Titans in California

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The still undefeated Washington State University women’s soccer team will head to Southern California to take on the Cal State Fullerton Titans Friday at 6 p.m.The Cougars are fresh off a 2-0 home win Sept. 13 against UNLV and a 2-2 draw against Oklahoma State on the road.Head Coach Keidane McAlpine wa...

Striving for crew success

By Daniel Rodriguez, Evergreen Rowing reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Washington State women’s rowing: the most successful sport many people don't know about.Last year, the Cougars qualified for the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships held at Indianapolis’s Eagle Creek Park, placing 14th overall with 62 points. They also qualified for the national championships t...

Serving up the Palouse

Serving up the Palouse

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball Reporter

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU's volleyball team will carry a perfect 10-0 record into its second home tournament of the season, hosting the Cougar Invitational today and tomorrow.Also set to compete in the tournament are cross-state rivals Idaho (6-4), Seattle (2-11) and Nevada (2-7).“It will be great to be back home,” WSU ...

Staying perfect; volleyball takes home 10th win.

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

With a trio of sweeps last weekend, the Washington State University volleyball team won the Sam Houston Invitational and improved its season record to 10-0. “We played well all weekend, especially offensively,” WSU Head Coach Jen Greeny said in a press release. “I am really proud of our team.”Freshman ...

Cougars beat Rebels; tie Cowgirls

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

One phrase encapsulated the Washington State University women’s soccer weekend: Record-breaking.The WSU women’s soccer team (5-0-2) played to a 2-2 draw in a non-conference road matchup against the Oklahoma State Cowgirls (3-2-3) Sunday.Senior Micaela Castain continued her hot streak by tallying her se...

Taylor Ellingsen continues a Cougar family legacy

Taylor Ellingsen continues a Cougar family legacy

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Before Taylor Ellingsen became a part of WSU volleyball’s 14th nationally ranked recruiting class, her great-grandfather, great-uncle, grandfather and father all donned the crimson and gray.Carl “Tuffy” Ellingsen, Taylor’s great-grandfather, competed in football, baseball and boxing and was indu...

Cougars look to remain undefeated

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University volleyball team ventures into Texas this weekend, bringing a 7-0 record along with them.The Cougars will look to keep their record unblemished as they compete in the Sam Houston Invitational in Huntsville, Texas. Also at the tournament will be Jackson State (1-7), Lamar (1-...

Kyra Holt shining brightly for Cougar volleyball

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Kyra Holt first followed her friends onto the volleyball court in eighth grade.Now the WSU freshman outside hitter finds herself collecting awards in college, from an MVP honor in her first collegiate tournament to being Pac-12 Freshman of the Week.Holt plays to win matches, not awards. In fact, she didn't ...

Linton ready to run into a new year

Linton ready to run into a new year

By Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Womens

When it comes to competitive running, sophomore CharLee Linton does whatever it takes to out run her opponent.Whether running in a state qualifier meet while battling the flu and still managing to cross the finish line, or proving a college coach wrong about her ability to run at WSU, Linton will never slo...

Australia native Doyle hits hard for the Cougs

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

A former rugby player, senior defender Rachael Doyle, gives the word “defense” a new meaning on the soccer pitch.With a big smile, Doyle picked one aspect of her rugby game that transferred over to the pitch.“Hitting people hard and crushing people,” she said while laughing.A native of New Sou...

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