Sept. 3, 2012
The Washington State University volleyball team (4-2) travels to Reno for the Nevada Wolf Pack Invitational this weekend...Friday, Sept. 7 WSU takes on Cal State Fullerton (3-3) at 10 a.m. and meets host Nevada (1-5) that night at 6 p.m...Sat., Sept. 8 Cougars take on CSU Bakersfield (1-2) at 9 a.m...all matches will be at Nevada's Virginia Street Gym...all WSU volleyball road matches broadcast live on KQQQ-AM Radio and on the internet (see below).
WSU won the Cougar Challenge tournament with sweeps of Alabama State (25-16, 25-9, 25-9), Seattle U (25-8, 25-13, 25-16) and Weber State (25-21, 25-14, 25-16)...five Cougs were named to the all-tournament team: Rachel Todorovich, Marcelina Glab, Camryn Irwin, Jaicee Harris and Kate Sommer...WSU hit a school record .516 against Alabama State and .474 vs. Seattle U.
COUGAR COACHING STAFF
Head Coach Jen Stinson Greeny (16-22 at WSU, 2nd year; 129-46 in career, 6th year)...during her first season Greeny's team doubled the total number of wins from the previous season, including four more wins in the elite Pac-12 Conference action...the Cougar team also won 23 of 25 sets in the spring of 2012...senior Meagan Ganzer became the first Cougar to be named to All-Pac-12 and All-Pacific Region teams since 2002 when Greeny was as assistant coach, and All-American, the fourth in WSU history and the first since 1996....assistant coaches Pat Stangle (former head coach at Wyoming, former asst. coach at Washington) and Burdette Greeny (former asst. coach at LCSC)...Katie Hinrichs, coordinator of operations (former player at LCSC)...volunteer coach Shannon Wyckoff Hunt was the first WSU player to reach 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in a career.
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