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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Three events — one each in Spokane, Tri-Cities and the Seattle area — raised $300,000 for student-athlete scholarships and WSU Athletics.

Wazzu Weekly: June 27, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor June 27, 2022

Hello, and welcome to the Wazzu Weekly roundup of Washington State sports news. This is a collection of the week’s top stories and articles from your dedicated Daily Evergreen Sports Section and links...

Michaela Bayerlova (left) and Maxine Murphy (right) prepare for an incoming serve during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against Stanford, April 10.

Bayerlova boldly goes where no Coug has gone before in NCAA Singles Championships

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor May 26, 2022

Thanks to her exceptional, record-breaking play which netted her a chance to represent WSU tennis on a national stage, fifth-yearMichaela Bayerlova continues to impress well into the month of May as she...

WSU forward Grayson Lynch dribbles across the field in the first half on Sept. 5 at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

All Cougs deserve support

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2021

WSU is home to a plethora of high-quality sports teams. From baseball to rowing, there are sports going on year-round that compete with some of the top teams in the nation and are able to hold their own. Even...

Fifth-year senior Melisa Ates will finish her career as a Cougar with 197 total wins and 106 singles wins.

‘Everyone’s always looked up to her’

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

For fifth-year tennis player Melisa Ates, a calm demeanor belies relentless optimism, strong internal character and unmatched heart for the game. The Turkish star is one of the most accomplished tennis...

Sophomore Pang Jittakoat celebrates after winning her singles match, clinching the victory against Arizona Sunday afternoon at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis ends season with loss in Pac-12 championship

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 26, 2021

The WSU tennis team finished up their season at the Pac-12 Championships when they lost to the UCLA Bruins 4-0 on Saturday. The Cougars opened the championships with a 4-0 victory against Colorado which...

Senior Michaela Bayerlova is ranked No. 78 nationally in the ITA Poll.

Tennis faces Colorado in first round

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 23, 2021

WSU tennis has completed their regular season and will now head into the Pac-12 championships this weekend. The Cougars are seeded No. 8 in the tournament and their first competitor will be No. 9 Colorado...

Then-freshman Yang Lee hits the tennis ball back towards her opponent on Mar. 31, 2019 at the Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis gets swept on four-match road trip

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2021

The WSU tennis team finished up their regular season by losing all four matches in their six-day road trip from last Friday to Wednesday. The Cougars will now face the Colorado Buffaloes on Friday in...

Senior Melisa Ates recently tied Elizaveta Luzina for most combined wins in WSU history with 194.

Tennis finishes out regular season on road

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 16, 2021

The WSU tennis team is wrapping up their regular season with a four-match road trip against No. 45 Washington on Friday, No. 4 Pepperdine on Sunday, UC Santa Barbara on Monday and San Diego on Wednesday. These...

Then-freshman Savanna Ly-Nguyen hits the tennis ball back toward her opponent on March 31, 2019, at the Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis wins big on Senior Night

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2021

The WSU tennis team won 4-0 when they hosted Gonzaga for senior night Tuesday afternoon on the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts. Fifth-year Melisa Ates was the lone Cougar honored for senior night. She was...

Sophomore Pang Jittakoat makes a backhand return during a singles match against Arizona March 14 at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis earns much needed in-conference win over Ducks

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 12, 2021

The WSU tennis team was victorious in their home win over the No. 37 Oregon Ducks on the Outdoor Tennis Courts on Friday. The victory improved the Cougars to 12-11 on the season and 4-5 in Pac-12 play. Oregon...

Then-senior Michaela Bayerlova returns the ball during a singles match against Arizona March 14, 2021 at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

WSU heads home to Outdoor Tennis Courts

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 9, 2021

The WSU tennis team is set to host the Oregon Ducks on Sunday at the Outdoor Tennis Courts in Pullman. WSU is coming off a tough weekend of competition where they went 1-3, falling to BYU, Colorado...

Freshman Fifa Kumhom reaches to return ball at WSUs Outdoor Tennis Courts.

WSU struggles in four-match roadtrip

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2021

The WSU tennis team went 1-3 in their four games on the road this weekend against BYU, Utah, Colorado and Denver. After the long road trip, the Cougars fell to 11-11 on the season and 3-5 in conference...

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