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WSU Football wide receiver Vince Mayle named All-American Honorable Mention by Sports Illustrated

WSU Football wide receiver Vince Mayle named All-American Honorable Mention by Sports Illustrated

Washington State wide receiver Vince Mayle received All-America honorable mention from Sports Illustrated Tuesday.

 

Mayle, an All-Pac-12 Conference second-team selection, tied for the national lead with 106 receptions and posted a Pac-12-best 1,483 yards, both WSU single-season records. The Natomas, Calif. native caught nine touchdowns, led the Pac-12 with six 100-yard games and was the only player in the country with two 250-yard games (263-Cal, 252-Arizona State), the only player in conference history to own two such games.

 

Mayle, a redshirt-senior and Biletnikoff Award semifinalist, also led the Pac-12 with 123.6 yards-per-game and was third in the league in all-purpose yards-per-game (138.3). He finishes his career tied for seventh in school history with 148 receptions for 2,022 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Cougar Soccer freshman selected for U-20 Camp

Cougar Soccer freshman selected for U-20 Camp

Washington State soccer’s Chelsea Harkins is currently participating in Canada’s Women’s National EXCEL camp.

 

Harkins is part of a group that arrived in Vaughan, Sunday with training beginning, Monday. A variety of sessions will take place through, Friday, December 19.

 

A native of Surrey, British Columbia, Harkins will be eligible for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2016. A site for that event has yet to be determined. There are 20 players at the camp and Harkins is one of five forwards.

 

“Chelsea is a very talented young player in the Pac-12,” Cougar Head Coach Steve Nugent said. “She earned significant minutes for us this season and made an immediate impact, especially offensively. I am excited for her, not only for this opportunity, but for her future at Washington State.”

 

Harkins played in each of the Cougars’ 19 matches in 2014 as Washington State reached the postseason for the fourth-straight year. She recorded two goals as a freshman, including the game-winner in a 1-0 victory at then-No. 9 California.

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

Washington State University will induct Steve Gleason as the 178th member of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame during this year's Apple Cup game. The ceremony is set to take place during an on-field ceremony between the first and second quarters of Saturday's game against Washington.

 

“I'd encourage fans to be there to make sure they don't miss anything,” said Associate Director of Athletics, Bill Stevens.

 

Stevens said each year a selection committee determines who is elected into the hall of fame.

 

Mayle to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl

Mayle to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl

Washington State senior wide receiver Vince Mayle has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, the organization announced Monday. Former Cougar Deone Bucannon played in the game last year.

 

Mayle, a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist, enters the week tied for the national lead with a school-record 101 receptions, second in the country with a school-record 1,404 receiving yards and tied for 11th nationally with nine touchdown catches. The Natomas, Calif. native is tied for first nationally with 9.2 receptions-per-game, second averaging 127.6 receiving yards-per-game and owns a Pac-12 best six 100-yard games this season.

 

18 Cougars named to Pac-12 All-Academic Cross Country Teams

18 Cougars named to Pac-12 All-Academic Cross Country Teams

Seven men and 11 women from Washington State University were named to the 2014 Pac-12 Conference Cross Country All-Academic teams, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Wednesday. WSU had the third highest total of all-academic honorees, behind Stanford’s 20 and Oregon’s 19.

WSU wide receiver Vince Mayle named 2014 Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist

WSU wide receiver Vince Mayle named 2014 Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist

Washington State senior wide receiver Vince Mayle has been named a 2014 Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club announced Monday.

The Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to the nation's outstanding college football receiver by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., (TQC). The award defines receiver as any player who catches a pass regardless of position. Mayle is the first Cougar to be named a finalist since Jason Hill in 2005.

March Madness returns in 2016

March Madness returns in 2016

The University of Idaho and the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena are pleased to announce that March Madness will return to Spokane in 2016. The NCAA revealed this morning that Spokane has been selected as a host city for the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First & Second Rounds.

The Spokane games are currently scheduled to take place on Friday, March 18, 2016 and Sunday, March 20, 2016. Over those two days of heated competition, Spokane will witness six games and cheer on eight teams as they vie for a chance to advance to the Sweet Sixteen. The 2016 games will mark the tenth time since 2001 that the Spokane Arena has hosted either a Men’s or Women’s NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament. This marks the first time the University of Idaho and the Spokane Arena have teamed up to present an NCAA Basketball event. Both organizations are thrilled with the NCAA’s announcement.