The Daily Evergreen

Soccer falls to Illinois

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Cougar fans experienced déjà vu Saturday as the WSU soccer team fell to the Illinois Fighting Illini in the first round of the NCAA Division-I Women’s Soccer Championship.For the second straight year, Head Coach Keidane McAlpine’s squad faced its kryptonite during the penalty kick period, which...

Cougs upset Trojans

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The WSU volleyball team pulled off the impossible Sunday, taking down No. 4 USC in five sets in front of 661 fans in Bohler Gym.The Cougars’ (17-12, 4-12) highly improbable upset of USC (22-5, 12-4) kept WSU within reach of making the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009.“This team was re...

WSU women’s basketball returns, 1-2 for the tournament

WSU women’s basketball returns, 1-2 for the tournament

Trevor Williams Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State Women’s Basketball team left Hawaii, posting a 1-2 record in the Rainbow Wahine Classic.“We had three tough games in three days,” said Head Coach June Daugherty after the tournament. “I thought that we played pretty well against West Virginia and then we built on that with the...

Volleyball attempts to defend home court

Volleyball attempts to defend home court

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Bohler plays host to a pair of California schools this weekend as the Washington State University volleyball team takes on UCLA tonight and No. 4 USC Sunday afternoon.The Cougars (16-11, 3-11) are coming off a pair of sweeps on the road with mid-week matches against Arizona State and Arizona.This is...

WSU will say ‘aloha’ to the Rainbow Wahine Classic

WSU will say ‘aloha’ to the Rainbow Wahine Classic

Trevor Williams Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU will say ‘aloha’ to the Rainbow Wahine Classic.Just as snow begins to threaten the Cougars’ natural habitat in Pullman, the WSU women’s basketball team will escape the cold and play in the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii.The Cougars will play three games over the weekend, starting ...

Soccer hosts first NCAA Championship match since 2000

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

For the first time since the 2000 season, the Washington State soccer team will host an NCAA Tournament game, exceeding preseason expectations.Although this will be the first home tournament game in more than a decade, Head Coach Keidane McAlpine said he has instead turned his focus to preparing for...

Bridging the gap: a former rival turned head coach

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Women's Golf reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Experiences are what gave Washington State women’s golf coach Kelli Kamimura’s the ambition to pursue a career as a coach.A graduate from the University of Washington, Kamimura has much to appreciate from the Purple and Gold and the coaches that helped her evolve into the leader she is today. ...

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...

Cougs earn first victory, knocking off Redhawks

Cougs earn first victory, knocking off Redhawks

Trevor Williams Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

November 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Washington State found solace on the road Tuesday, when they defeated the Seattle University Redhawks 81-72 at the Connolly Center.The win was the first to count toward WSU’s regular season record (1-1, 0-0). Head Coach June Daugherty and the Cougars started their four game road-trip off by holding...

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...

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...

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