Southland Next for WSU Volleyball
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
The Washington State University volleyball team (2-6 in Pac-12, 15-6 overall) takes to the road Friday, Oct. 25 at No. 4 USC (7-1 Pac-12, 17-2 overall) at 6 p.m. in the Galen Center...match will be broadcast on Pac-12 Networks Washington...Saturday, Oct. 26, WSU will be at UCLA (2-6 Pac-12, 11-7 overall) at 7 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion...WSU-UCLA match is expected to be webcast online...all WSU road matches are broadcast on radio at KQQQ-AM in Pullman and online at wsucougars.com.
COUGAR COACHING STAFF
Jen Stinson Greeny is in her third season as WSU’s head coach (40-45 at WSU, 3 years; 152-69 in career, 7 years) - complete Greeny bio on page 4...assistant coaches Burdette Greeny (3rd year) and Shannon Hunt (first year)...volunteer coach Kali Gesser...all four coaches are former WSU student-athletes...Katie Hinrichs is coordinator of operations (3rd year) who played for the Greenys at Lewis-Clark State College.
* In the series with USC, WSU’s last win was in 2009 in Pullman and last win at USC was in 2004.
* In the series with UCLA, WSU’s last win was in 2002 in Pullman and the last win at UCLA was in 1997 when Head Coach Jen (Stinson) Greeny and Assistant Coach Shannon (Wyckoff) Hunt were WSU players.
* WSU’s 3-2 win over No. 16 Arizona State Oct. 11:
> first win over a ranked team in Jen Greeny’s three seasons
> first Cougars win over a ranked team since Oct. 23, 2009 when WSU defeated No. 4 Washington 3-1 in Pullman
* 2009 was the last season WSU advanced to the NCAA Championships.
* WSU’s 13-0 start in the 2013 season was the second-best in school history...the 1997 team, which had Head Coach Jen (Stinson) Greeny and Assistant Coach Shannon (Wyckoff) Hunt as players, raced to a school record 16-0 start.
* Setter Camryn Irwin is in fourth place in WSU career assists with 3,039 (800 from third place).