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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 infielders Kyle Russell (1) and Kodie Kolden (5) high five during an NCAA collegiate baseball game, April 2, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Cougs down No. 10 Zags in Pullman

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

WSU baseball (17-22) continued their late-season surge, taking down No. 11 Gonzaga (26-12) Tuesday night in Pullman, 6-5. WSU had some late-game heroics at the plate, which helped propel them to victory. Caden...

Yang Lee swings at the ball during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against UW, April 15.

Cougars prove Husky bark bigger than bite

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 21, 2022

Fifth-year senior Michaela Bayerlova and senior Savanna Ly-Nguyen had never beaten University of Washington. On Friday, they finally did. The No. 32 Huskies were a loud bunch, but the Cougs (7-14, 2-8)...

WSU pitcher Duke Brotherton throws a pitch during an NCAA collegiate baseball game, April 2, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Walk-off snaps 10-game losing streak

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter April 4, 2022

WSU baseball (10-17) earned a hard-fought win at home against the Utah Utes (17-10-1) in the last game of the series. Utah defeated the Cougs in two of three games, but the one win could prove to be a...

WSU forward Andrej Jakimovski (23) dribbles the ball toward the hoop during the first half of an NIT first round matchup against Santa Clara, March 15, in Beasley Coliseum.

Flowers crowned single season three-point king in win over BYU

Branson Virgen, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2022

The WSU men’s basketball team (22-14) came out of Provo, Utah with a win over BYU (24-10) in a game that ended 77-58 Wednesday night at the Marriott Center. WSU ended the home team’s season in front...

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

Cougar tennis beats northern neighbors

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor March 24, 2022

WSU tennis (6-9, 1-3) beat Gonzaga (6-6) 5-2 Friday in Spokane, with sophomore Fifa Kumhom delivering the final blow. Kumhom was the hero of the day, winning her match to clinch the Cougars’ third straight...

Savanna Ly-Nguyen celebrates a point during a doubles match against Idaho, Saturday, Jan. 29, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

Cougar tennis climbs the mountain of victory against Colorado, falls to Utah

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor March 24, 2022

WSU tennis (6-9, 1-3) beat Colorado (5-10, 0-6) in a nailbiter March 11 and lost to Utah (13-5, 2-4) in a tense battle March 13. Seniors Michaela Bayerlova and Savanna Ly-Nguyen led the way, clinching...

WSU forward Andrej Jakimovski (right) dribbles past Oregon center Nate Bittle (left) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, March 5.

Cougs advance to second round of Pac-12 Tournament

Branson Virgen, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

The No. 7 WSU Cougars (19-13, 12-9) opened the Pac-12 Tournament with a 66-59 win in Las Vegas, sending the No. 10 California Golden Bears (12-20, 5-15) home on Wednesday night. WSU got off to a hot...

WSU forward Efe Abogidi (0) dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon in Beasley Coliseum, March 5.

Cougs roll on Senior Night

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter March 7, 2022

WSU (18-13, 11-9) closed out their 2021-22 regular season in dominating fashion, defeating the Oregon Ducks (18-13, 11-9) 94-74 at home. “Our guys really like each other,” WSU head coach Kyle Smith...

WSU guard TJ Bamba (5) dribbles around Oregon State forward Glenn Taylor Jr. (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, March 3.

Cougs hold on for tight win

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter March 4, 2022

Despite the Beavers (3-25, 1-17) fielding just six scholarship players Thursday night, it came all the way down to the wire before the Cougs (16-13, 9-9) eventually grabbed a close 71-67 victory.  “We’re...

WSU center Dishon Jackson (middle) jumps for a layup during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UW in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 23.

Cougs outlast Beavs in overtime thriller

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter March 3, 2022

Despite coming into the game as a heavy favorite, it took overtime theatrics for the Cougars (16-13, 9-9) to defeat the Oregon State Beavers (3-25, 1-17), 103-97.  The Cougars were expected...

WSU guard Grace Sarver jumps for a layup during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 18.

Cougs finish historic season in style

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter March 1, 2022

The Cougs returned to the Palouse with a historic win, securing the No. 3 seed in the Pac-12 tournament.  The Cougs' 73-67 win over the University of California Bears yesterday set the record for...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker drives to the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 18.

Cougs torch Sun Devils

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 21, 2022

The WSU women’s basketball team secured their 17th win of the season against the Arizona State Sun Devils, 65-58, Friday at Beasley Coliseum.  With Friday’s win, WSU improves to 17-8 overall...

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