The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU tennis player Eva Alvarez Sande winds up to serve the ball during an NCAA tennis match against Eastern Washington, Jan. 20, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU tennis vs Portland: Cougs drop second straight in five-game road trip

SETH STERN, Evergreen reporter/Copy Editor February 14, 2024

The WSU Cougars (4-1) are coming off their first loss of 2024 to an impressive Baylor squad. This loss came in the midst of the five game road trip where WSU has now won two of three games. Looking to...

Eva Alvarez Sande shows her acrobatics as she hits the ball behind her body to keep a rally alive, Jan. 20, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU tennis returns: Cougars ready to ace competition in 2024

SETH STERN, Evergreen reporter/Copy Editor January 24, 2024

WSU tennis is back with the Cougs beginning their 2024 campaign Saturday in Pullman against Eastern Washington University.  The day began with the round of doubles with WSU winning two of the three...

A tennis player readying themself to hit an incoming ball.

Ask Life: How to improve tennis skills? How does tennis scoring work?

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter October 10, 2023

Dear Life Section, I love tennis. I do not play competitively, so scoring is often confusing. Could you provide some explanations? Also, some advice to up my game would be appreciated. Thanks! Sincerely, Tennis...

WSU tennis player Eva Alverez Sande serves the ball during an NCAA tennis match against UCLA, Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU Tennis returns, Cougs look to serve up many dominant victories in 2023

SETH STERN, Evergreen reporter/Copy Editor October 5, 2023

Washington State Tennis is back as the Cougs kicked off their 2023 fall season last weekend, traveling to Cary, N.C. for the ITA Women’s All-American Championships. The Cougs sent sophomore Eva Alvarez...

WSU women’s basketball team dances to “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain  after winning an NCAA womens basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

2022–23 WSU athletics: year in review

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor May 23, 2023

  All but Track and Field is over for WSU athletics in the 2022-23 athletics year. With that brings a flood of memories of the good and the bad of the past year. Several programs had their best years...

WSU tennis player Eva Alverez Sande serves the ball during an NCAA tennis match against UCLA, Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU’s Alvarez Sande named All-Pac-12 Second Team

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor May 5, 2023

Following her impressive freshman campaign for the WSU tennis team, Eva Alvarez Sande has been awarded the recognition of All-Pac-12 Second Team.  Her recognition as a freshman is the sixth time in...

Hania Abouelsaad prepares to return a serve during a tennis match against Eastern Washington, Feb. 24, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU tennis ends season with loss to USC 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor May 3, 2023

Despite grabbing the first point with two victories in doubles action, the Trojan might of USC became too much to handle for the Cougs. No. 11 seed WSU (7-15, 0-10 Pac-12) was the prey to No. 6 USC...

WSU women’s tennis team prepares for their NCAA tennis match against UCLA, Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU tennis begins Pac-12 Championship with USC 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor April 26, 2023

Despite going winless in Conference play during the regular season, WSU tennis will continue its season in the Pac-12 Tennis Championship Wednesday. No. 11 seed WSU (7-14, 0-10 Pac-12) begins their...

WSU tennis head coach Raquel Atawo talks with WSU tennis player Yura Nakagawa during an NCAA tennis match against UCLA, Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU finishes regular season with a loss in Seattle 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor April 25, 2023

The regular season has come to an end and the 2023 WSU tennis season will be in the back of the minds of nearly every player on the roster following the postseason. WSU (7-14, 0-10 Pac-12) finished...

WSU tennis player Fifa Kumhom celebrates with her partner Yang Lee during an NCAA tennis match against UCLA, Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU tennis set to conclude regular season with Apple Cup

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor April 20, 2023

The 2023 regular season for WSU tennis is coming to an end, as just one match remains between the Cougs and the end of their 2023 season. WSU (7-13, 0-9 Pac-12) will head to Seattle to take on Washington...

WSU tennis player Eva Alverez Sande hits the ball during an NCAA tennis match against UCLA, Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

The Golden State was too cloudy for the Cougs 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor April 18, 2023

The WSU tennis team (7-13, 0-9 Pac-12) played twice in the Golden State as the end of the season draws close. Against No. 30 California (11-7, 7-2) and No. 11 Stanford (17-2, 9-0), the Cougs went 0-2. Against...

WSU tennis player Eva Alverez Sande goes to hit the ball during an NCAA tennis match against UCLA, Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU tennis heads to the Golden State looking for a golden ticket 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor April 14, 2023

The Cougs (7-11, 0-7 Pac-12) have just three Conference games left in the 2023 season. The next two are in the Bay Area as they take on No. 30 California Golden Bears (9-7, 5-2) and No. 11 Stanford Cardinal...

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