Washington State’s Ron Stone Jr. and Sydney Pulver were both named winners of a Pac-12 weekly award on Monday. Stone Jr. took home the Pac-12 defensive lineman of the week for football while Pulver was named the Pac-12 defensive player of the week for soccer.
Stone Jr. earned his first award of the season after helping lead the Cougs to a 34-21 victory over Arizona State. The Cougar defense tallied five takeaways throughout the game and had three of those in the first quarter. The redshirt junior out of San Jose, California tallied six tackles, four that were solo, two for a loss, one sack, and added in a fumble recovery. He heads into the bye week second in the conference in tackles-for-loss with 10.5 on the season. He is also third on the team with 47 tackles this season.
Pulver helped lead the Cougar soccer team to their 12th shutout of the season in a 1-0 victory over Oregon on Thursday. Pulver assisted on the game winning goal in the 89th minute, the latest game winning goal since 2008. On Sunday, against Oregon State, the senior from Parker, Colorado scored the tying goal in the 89th minute in an eventual 3-2 overtime victory over the Beavers.
Pulver and the Cougar soccer team will head over the mountains on Friday to play their final game of the season against Washington. That game will be televised on Pac-12 Network at 6:00 pm.
Stone Jr. and and the rest of the football team will get the week off before heading to Oregon to take on the Ducks. It was announced Monday that kickoff for that game will be at 7:30 on ESPN on Saturday, November 13th.
The Pac-12 today announced its 2021 football season’s ninth weekly performance awards, presented by Nextiva.
Washington State EDGE Ron Stone Jr. earned his first career Pac-12 Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week accolade following the road win over Arizona State, the conference office announced Monday.
Washington State’s Ron Stone Jr. had another impactful performance in what’s shaping up to be a stellar junior campaign, and for his work in the Cougars’ defense-driven rout of Arizona State, the spirited edge-rusher was named the Pac-12’s defensive lineman of the week Monday.
Washington State’s first late game since Week 1 is a big one. The Cougars will kick off against No. 7 Oregon at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13, the school announced Monday.
For the second-consecutive week the Cougars have picked up a weekly award as super senior Sydney Pulver was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sydney Pulver, Sr., WASHINGTON STATE (Parker, Colo.) 2 games, 1 goal, 1 assist, 3 points
The Washington State women’s golf team had two freshmen place inside the top-30 on the player leaderboard to highlight the first day for the Cougars at the 2021 Pac-12 Preview.
Washington State has two players named to Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association watch lists for NCAA Division I postseason awards