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Cougars Show Up For Practice at Updated Facility

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© Washington State began practices on Monday in their remolded practice facility (Photo: SWX) © Washington State began practices on Monday in their remolded practice facility (Photo: SWX)

With the start of the season just 25 days away, Washington State's women's basketball team tipped of practice this week. And they welcomed back four starters and 11 letter winners from last year's squad.

The team worked through a number of shooting drills on Monday, as well as some defensive drills and a scrimmage for the final 10 minutes of practice – a practice, in fact, in the newly branded practice facility.

"I think we were all like, ‘wow, this is awesome,'" said forward Sage Romberg. "Everybody is supporting us. [Athletic Director] Bill Moos really wants us to do well and he's given us everything he can to do well."

"We all came back for one weekend in the summertime and walking in [the new facility] we were blown away, we didn't think it would be this amazing."

The updated practice facility includes new Cougar logos throughout, as well as new banners and padded walls. A video system was also installed for film study.

The Cougars ended last season tied for seventh in the Pac-10, their highest finish since the 1997-98 season .

Washington State starts the season off with a pair of exhibition games: Oct. 29 against Seattle-Pacific and Nov. 6 against Lewis & Clark State.

 

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