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WSU women lose to Stanford, again, and baseball is around the corner

Colorado v Washington State Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images

Good morning Coug fans. We’re in the thick of winter, but that doesn’t mean the news coming from our Washington State Cougars is frozen. There’s plenty happening, especially with soccer and volleyball moving to a spring season this year. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know this weekend:

WSU women downed by Stanford

Nothing is normal this year, as evidenced by the WSU women playing Stanford in consecutive games, much like the men did with Colorado. And, like the men, the WSU women fell short for the second time in as many games. In fact, they fell to Stanford for the 69th time in their history. I don’t need to remind you, dear readers, that the WSU women have zero wins against Stanford. Just 69 losses. Not nice.

Bella Murekatete scored a career high 17 points. Charlisse Leger-Walker had just two points, as the Cardinal defense keyed in on her all afternoon.

WSU hosts UCLA on Feb. 5.

The 2021 WSU baseball schedule is out

It’s baseball season, folks! The first year of Brian Green’s tenure at WSU was cut short, so let’s consider 2021 his first true season. He’ll take his team on the road for 24 straight games before WSU gets to play at home on April 1. At first, I was shocked when I saw the schedule, but—all due respect to God’s country—I wouldn’t want to play a baseball game in 30 degree weather, either.

Also, in case you missed it, the team got to see its new digs as the new clubhouse is ready to go:

Cougar swimmers take Battle of the Palouse

A WSU team coached by a guy named Leach, wins.


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