Volleyball Hosts Cougar Challenge Tournament
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
The Washington State University volleyball team (3-0), winner of the Army Black Knight Invitational tournament last weekend in West Point, NY, hosts the five-team Cougar Challenge Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 & 7, in Bohler Gym...Eastern Washington (1-2 - pending 9/2 at Seattle U), Montana (1-2), South Dakota (2-2), and Texas Tech (3-1 -pending 9/3 vs. Abilene Christian)...for ticket information go to wsucougars.com...WSU matches will be webcast free.
COUGAR CHALLENGE SCHEDULE, all matches in Bohler Gym
Friday, Sept. 6
10:30 a.m. Texas Tech vs. Montana
12:30 p.m. Washington State vs. Eastern Washington
2:30 p.m. South Dakota vs. Montana
6 p.m. South Dakota vs. Eastern Washington
8 p.m. Washington State vs. Texas Tech
Saturday, Sept. 7
11 a.m. Texas Tech vs. South Dakota
1 p.m. Washington State vs. Montana
6 p.m. Texas Tech vs. Eastern Washington
8 p.m. Washington State vs. South Dakota
COUGAR COACHING STAFF
Jen Stinson Greeny is in her third season as WSU’s head coach (28-39 at WSU, 2 years; 140-63 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).
* WSU volleyball has won its season-opening match 25 of the past 27 years.
* Cougars hit .900 in the fifth set in the 3-2 win over Seton Hall (10-0-11)
* Kyra Holt named Army Black Knight Invite MVP
* Camryn Irwin and Ver’Leea Hardaway named to Army all-tournament team
* WSU won the 2012 Cougar Challenge Tournament and hit a school record .516 against Alabama State
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