The Daily Evergreen

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...

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...

Soccer takes on Zags

Soccer takes on Zags

From staff reports

September 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Washington State women’s soccer team will travel to Spokane Friday to take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs. This rivalry has been dominated by the Cougars (3-0-2) who are 21-0-1 all-time against Gonzaga (3-3-0).Coming off a three score performance against Hawaii, the Cougs look to take that momentum into Spokane....

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...

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...

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