Sept. 3, 2004
PULLMAN, Wash. - Labor Day will be just that for the Washington State University women's swim team as it participates in the Snake River Challenge Monday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. The event consists of a two mile swim from Grainite Point to the WSU Boathouse followed by a two mile run back to Granite Point. The Snake River Challenge is a time honored tradition for the Cougar swim team. Cougar fans and alumni are welcome to attend. "We hope it will be a fun and challenging experience for the team," WSU Head Coach Erica Quam said. "We want to be able to get out and enjoy the area where we live and give the new swimmers a chance to experience it first hand." The Cougars open their season at Gibb Pool with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. Directions to Washington State's Boathouse: From Highway 195 (north or south), turn west on Wawawai Road at the blinking yellow light...travel on Wawawai Road for 10 miles...the road will end at a stop sign...turn right and drive down into the canyon...six miles at the bottom of the canyon...go past the county park on the right and over the railroad tracks the boathouse is a cinderblock building on the right park on the side of the road or in the parking lot south of the boathouse.