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 opposite Katy Ryan celebrates with her teammates after scoring a point during an NCAA volleyball match against UW, Nov. 25.

Cougs ranked in preseason volleyball poll just before season start

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief August 16, 2023

WSU volleyball is just over a week from their 2023 season, beginning with their 1 p.m. Aug. 25 matchup with Wright State in Louisville, Kentucky. Before the season starts, AVCA volleyball released its...

WSU middle blocker Magda Jehlarova (15) and outside hitter Pia Timmer (7) attempt to block a spike from Utah middle blocker KJ Burgess during an NCAA volleyball match, Nov. 18.

Top matches for WSU volleyball in 2023 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief June 27, 2023

A laser of a spike off the hand of Magda Jehlárová hits off a UW defender and hits the ground. A record-breaking sold-out crowd erupts as the No. 25 ranked Cougs take down their arch-rivals in a sweep...

Head volleyball coach Jen Greeny embraces Montana coach following scrimmage, April 2 at Bohler Gym.

WSU volleyball announces 2023 schedule

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief June 19, 2023

Nearing ever closer to the 2023 volleyball season, WSU unveiled its schedule for the upcoming year. With a tough schedule throughout, the Cougs look to build off their seven-consecutive NCAA Tournament...

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 29, 2023

The end of the athletic season is here and after reviewing each of WSU's program's seasons, there were five players that stood out among their peers for their performances. From being named to their respective...

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, Editor-in-chief May 22, 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...

Graduate quarterback Gardner Minshew II throws a pass during the 2018 Alamo Bowl against Iowa State on Friday night in San Antonio. Minshew now holds the Pac-12  single season passing record with 4,779 yards, breaking Cals Jared Goffs 4,714 yards in 2015. WSU beat ISU 28-26.

WSU: A tale of two transfer portals

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 13, 2023

The transfer portal debuted in the NCAA in 2018, allowing a streamlined way for collegiate athletes to transfer from one university to another for any reason they so chose. It was a massive step forward...

Pia Timmer lobs a soft attack against Montana defense in spring match, April 2 at Bohler Gym.

WSU Volleyball debuts new court, new faces in exhibition match 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 4, 2023

To celebrate the newly renovated Bohler Gym, WSU volleyball hosted Montana in an open-to-the-public exhibition match. Alongside the new court, a new face debuted for the Cougs and looked strong.  Iman...

WSU recognizes senior outside hitter Laura Jansen before an NCAA volleyball game against UW, Nov. 25.

WSU volleyball banquet bittersweet for team 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief February 14, 2023

To celebrate the prolific success of the coaching staff and players of WSU volleyball, the team held a banquet Friday.  Headlining the celebration was that of the team having made the seventh-straight...

WSU volleyball players high-five fans after sweeping UW, Nov. 25.

Why Washington is a hotbed for international athletes

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief February 10, 2023

Washington is one of the most beautiful states in the U.S. However, in the sphere of professional and collegiate sports, it has been building a reputation for being a place where international athletes...

Former Coug Carrie (Couturier) Yerty dies 

Former Coug Carrie (Couturier) Yerty dies 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief January 27, 2023

Former WSU volleyball player Carrie (Couturier) Yerty died Tuesday of Colon Cancer. Yerty was a four-year starter at WSU and was tenured coach at multiple levels.  Her Cougar tenure was between 1988–91...

WSU volleyball players celebrate after sweeping UW, Nov. 25.

Cougs newest addition is another international star with Pac-12 experience

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief January 23, 2023

Even in the offseason, WSU volleyball never rests. On Saturday, the team announced the addition of outside hitter Iman Isanovic from Arizona State University.  Isanovic is a Bosnia and Herzegovina native...

The WSU womens volleyball team celebrates after defeating CSU Bakersfield in an NCAA volleyball match, Sep. 2.

Cougar volleyball a source of family

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor December 8, 2022

As over 3,000 people in a standing-room-only Bohler Gym eagerly watched each serve of the Apple Cup, Karly Basham knew exactly what she needed to do. “I look around at my teammates and I say that...

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