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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

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

Cougar tennis finished preseason at Baylor Invitational 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 1, 2022

WSU tennis completed their final preseason tournament on Sunday with the conclusion of the three-day Baylor Invitational. Over the course of the weekend, the Cougs competed against the schools of the...

Maxine Murphy swings at the ball during a singles match against Idaho, Jan. 29, at Hollingberry Fieldhouse.

One Coug makes top 16 at ITA Northwest Championships

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 18, 2022

WSU tennis competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northwest Championships, a single-elimination tournament for both singles and doubles. For the Cougs, the results were not representative of...

Maxine Murphy during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against Stanford, April 10. 2022.

Husky invitational tough draw for Cougs

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 11, 2022

The WSU Cougar tennis team concluded their three-day trip to Seattle to compete in the Washington Invitational. On the weekend, they went 10-16 overall which included a 0-6 final game.  The invitational...

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

WSU tennis pre-season continues at Husky Invitational

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 6, 2022

WSU tennis is set to continue the fall preseason as they head to Seattle to take on the Husky Invitational. The team will be competing against three other schools: University of Oregon, DePaul University...

The WSU womens tennis team celebrates Fifa Kumhoms win during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against UW, April 15.

Cougs impress at Gonzaga Invitational

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 26, 2022

“We’re fighters,” said head coach Raquel Atawo before the invitational. And fight they did. The fight paid off as well, as they overall had an extremely strong performance. In each of the three...

WSU womens rowing competed in the NCAA Championships, where each of three units secured a top 15 finish.

Cougar student athletes join Conference Honor Roll

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 13, 2022

A total of 71 WSU student-athletes were recognized by the Pac-12 for their success in the classroom, being named to the 2022 Spring Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll, announced by the conference office Tuesday. Student-athletes earned...

WSU wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) lines up against USC cornerback Joshua Jackson Jr. (23) during a college football game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Wazzu Weekly: July 4, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor July 3, 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...

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 26, 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 25, 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 29, 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 28, 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 25, 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...

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