Oct. 13, 2008
PULLMAN, Wash. - Fresh off signing the most heralded recruiting class in school history, Head Coach June Daugherty and the Washington State University women's basketball team open the 2008-09 season with their first official practice Friday (Oct. 17), from 5-7 p.m. in the Physical Education Building (PEB).
WSU will also practice Saturday (Oct. 18) from 8-10 a.m. in PEB. The Cougar women will hold their first scrimmage Friday (Oct. 24) in Beasley Coliseum. A complete first-week practice schedule follows:
Friday, Oct. 17 5-7:30 p.m. (PEB) Saturday, Oct. 18 8-10 a.m. (PEB) Sunday, Oct. 19 9-11 a.m. (Beasley) Monday, Oct. 20 1:30-3:30 p.m. (PEB) Tuesday, Oct. 21 Off Wednesday, Oct. 22 1:30-3:30 p.m. (PEB) Thursday, Oct. 23 1:30-3:30 p.m. (PEB) Friday, Oct. 24 1:30-3:30 p.m. (Beasley) - SCRIMMAGEPractices are open to the general public. To attend practice, please contact Kate Werner via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
WSU returns nine players from last year's squad, including five players that started 20-or-more games, and added the nation's 16th-ranked recruiting class according to Blue Star Basketball. The recruiting class was also the second-highest ranked group in the Pacific-10 Conference.