Spring Sports Update
LAST MEET: The Bears defeated Cornell College by the score of 8-1.
TEAM NOTES: The Bears nearly swept Cornell College by winning all six singles matches and two out of the three doubles matches. With the exception of the one doubles loss, the Bears refused to drop a single set to Cornell College.
NEXT MEET: The Bears will host Lindenwood University on Wed., March 23 at 4:00 p.m.
NATIONAL RANKING: No. 16
LAST GAMES: Wash U sweeps Milwaukee School of Engineering 13-1, 17-3
TEAM UPDATE: Sophomore Andy Shields went three-for-four with two runs scored in the first game. Shields also pitched a complete game win, allowing just one earned run on two hits. The Bears amassed a total of 13 hits in the first game. Junior Jim Haley went three-for-five with a team-high seven RBIs. Junior Brent Marlis had a pinch-hit three-RBI triple.
DID YOU KNOW: The Bears have now won seven straight games.
NEXT GAME: The Bears host Greenville College on Mon., March 21 at 2:00 pm.
LAST GAMES: Wash U 4, Central College 3; Wash U 2, Clarke 0
TEAM NOTES: Freshman Laura D’Andrea hit a walk-off home run to dead center field in the bottom of the seventh inning to upend 12th ranked Central College in dramatic fashion. Sophomore Laurel Sagartz allowed just one hit in her first four innings against Central College. Against Clarke, senior Victoria Ramsey allowed just one hit and struck out eight en route to her sixth victory of the year.
DID YOU KNOW: The Bears have opened the season with 16 consecutive wins for the second straight season.
NEXT GAME: The Bears are slated to participate in the 5th Annual Midwest Regional Invitational from March 25-26.
NATIONAL RANKING: No. 9
LAST MEET: The Bears narrowly beat out Graceland University by a score of 4-3.
NEXT GAME: The Bears will participate in the Jack Swartz Invitational at Bannockburn, Ill., from April 1-2.
NATIONAL RANKING: No. 13
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