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Monday morning trivia - ESPN College GameDay edition

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Washington State just won its third straight Pac-12 game and is suddenly sitting at 5-2 on the season. We could dig deep into the history of winning streaks and road wins and so much more. But, let's be honest it's borderline illegal to have written 45 words about WSU football and not said the words College GameDay.

With the decision likely, possibly, hopefully, maybe coming on Monday (maybe by the time you read this!) let's instead dive into some ESPN College GameDay trivia ... you know just in case.

Q1: How many schools have hosted GameDay on their campus?

Q2: Where was the very first on campus GameDay?

Q3: WSU has twice played in games on the GameDay location. Who were the opponents?

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Football:

Cougars back in the spotlight | WSU Sports | yakimaherald.com
It has been said that the Washington State football program lost its innocence when it hired Mike Leach. Now its lost its anonymity, too.

First look at Washington State vs. No. 8 Stanford | The Seattle Times
By the numbers: 84-31: The margin by which Stanford has outscored opponents in the third quarter – which, incidentally seems to be WSU’s Achilles heel this season. Cougars have only 28 third quarter points through seven games. 9 – The number of passing touchdowns Stanford has given up this season.

Five reasons why the Cougs are so dangerous
The Washington State football team is on a roll right now. The Cougs have won three straight conference games, the team is averaging a total of 47 points during that stretch and are receiving votes in both the Associated Press and Coaches' Poll. The team is firing on all cylinders, but what's working? Why are the Cougs looking this good?

Endorse Washington State University to get College GameDay on October 31st vs Stanford. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government
We would like the White House to publicly endorse Washington State University to receive College GameDay on October 31st vs Stanford. This could include tweeting your endorsement and or contacting the producers of College GameDay and requesting that we receive GameDay personally.

Soccer

Soccer Falls to No. 14 California on Senior Day - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
In its final home match of the regular season, the Washington State soccer team fell to the visiting No. 14 California Golden Bears, 1-0, Sunday at Lower Soccer Field. The Bears (12-4-2, 5-3-0) secured the lone goal of the match in the 56th minute to spoil the No. 25 Cougars’ (11-5-0, 4-4-0) Senior Day festivities.

Volleyball

Volleyball Loses at Cal in Tight Sets - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
The Washington State volleyball team (14-8 overall, 3-7 Pac-12) battled hard but lost to California (8-13, 2-8) Sunday afternoon at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley in set scores of 28-26, 25-19 and 26-24.