If you are a fan of WSU sports and winning, you likely had a very good Sunday. Several Cougar teams were in action to close out February and there wasn’t a loss to be found.
Starting on the basketball court, the WSU women’s basketball team surged past Washington to end the regular season, as Craig noted in the recap. The Cougs will head into the Pac-12 Tournament with an NCAA Tournament berth in their sights as they continue one of the better seasons in program history.
Over on the baseball field, the Cougar baseball team continued to score runs in bunches. The Cougs won 10-3 on Sunday, securing a four-game sweep against Dixie State. The Cougs sit at 7-1 on the season and are off to the best start since 2010. This was also their first four-game road series sweep since 1993. And first road series sweep of any kind since 2006. The Cougars didn’t just escape with a narrow road sweep either. They pummeled Dixie State 50-12 over four games. You know the offense is on fire when they score 10 runs in a game and it’s only the third highest-run total of the four-game series.
COUGS WIN! It's a 4-game road sweep!— Washington State Baseball (@wsucougarbsb) February 28, 2021
WSU records its first road series sweep since 2006 at Northern Colorado and its first four-game road sweep since 1993 at Hawaii-Hilo!#GoCougs | #TogetherCougs pic.twitter.com/mXrYwJHGoF
On the volleyball court, the Cougs made quick work on Cal, posting a 25-16, 25-13, and 25-21 victory. The No. 17 Cougs also swept Cal on Friday, making it a perfect weekend. WSU improved to 8-2 on the season and will take on USC next.
Finally, the No. 15 women’s soccer team capped the weekend with a 2-0 victory against Utah. The Cougs played to a tie against Utah on Friday, despite clearly being the better team. They left no doubt on the scoreboard this time around with senior Elyse Bennett scoring a pair of goals in the first 15 minutes of action to put the game away. The game against the Utes was technically a non-conference contest so the Cougs improve to 4-0-1 on the season and 0-0-1 in Pac-12 play.
And because that wasn’t enough for the day, sophomore golfer Yuya Eguchi aced a Par-3 during a qualifying round.
142yds. Slight breeze off the left. Pitching wedge. 1!! @yuya_golf with his first ever hole-in-one during qualifying today at Lewiston Country Club! Awesome to see! #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/CvGFYlTfpF— Washington State Men's Golf (@WSUCougarMGolf) March 1, 2021
It’s always a good day to be a Coug, but Sunday was an especially good day.
Women's Basketball Earns No. 7 Seed in this Week's Pac-12 Tournament - Washington State University Athletics
The Washington State women's basketball team has earned the No. 7-seed in the upcoming 2021 Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament, presented by New York Life. The Cougars will take on No. 10-seed Utah this Wednesday, March 3, in Las Vegas. Tip-off from the Michelob ULTRA Arena, formerly Mandalay Bay Events Center, is set for 5 p.m. PT and will air live on the Pac-12 Network.
Cougs Sweep the Huskies to Close Out the 2020-21 Regular Season - Washington State University Athletics
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State women's basketball team closed out the 2020-21 season the same way it began, with a win over rival Washington, as the Cougars
Cougars Post 10-3 Win, Sweep Four-Game Series at Dixie State - Washington State University Athletics
WSU records it first 4-game series road sweep since 1993.
Dixie Sun News » DSU baseball loses against Washington State University
Hot dogs, the seventh-inning stretch, sun burns, and home runs returned to Bruce Hurst Field as the Trailblazers hosted Washington State University in a four game home-stand over the weekend.
WSU baseball puts up impressive numbers in sweep | Sports | lmtribune.com
ST. GEORGE, Utah — Senior outfielder Collin Montez had a double and a home run among his three hits Sunday as the Washington State baseball team finished off a four-game
Volleyball Sweeps Away Cal - Washington State University Athletics
Dominate serving and a powerful offensive attack leads WSU to a 3-0 victory.
Bennett Nets Two in Win over Utah - Washington State University Athletics
Cougars improve to 4-0-1 on the season.