Jan. 19, 2004
THIS WEEK: The Washington State University women's swim team hosts the University of Nevada, Saturday, Jan. 24...the Cougars face off against the Wolf Pack in a dual meet at 11 a.m. in Gibb Pool...the meet against Nevada is the third consecutive home meet of the season for WSU.
"Nevada's a great team," Quam said. "They're going to come in ready to go and I think we're going to be ready for the challenge. We match up very well, hopefully we can make it exciting."
LAST WEEK: Washington State hosted Pacific last weekend for a relay meet Friday and a dual meet Saturday...the Cougars fell to the Tigers in both meets, with each competition coming down to the wire...Pacific won, 206-196 Friday, and 150-111 Saturday.
COACH QUAM: WSU Head Coach Erica Quam is in her second season as the women's swimming coach.
AGAINST THE WOLF PACK: the Cougars competed against the Reno school in a dual meet earlier this season at San Jose State. Nevada defeated WSU, 149-133, Oct. 17...in that same meet, Washington State defeated San Jose State, 163-97.
THIS SEASON: The Cougars added 11 newcomers to the 10 returning letter winners...WSU currently has a record of 1-5 in dual meets this season.
ACADEMICS: WSU finished third in the nation academically spring semester 2003 (3.5).
UP NEXT: The Cougs remain at home next weekend to take on Oregon State University in two Pac-10 dual meets...the two teams hit the pool Friday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. in Gibb Pool...the three WSU seniors will be honored at Saturday's meet.