Though not as notorious as New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles, St. Louis is a sports city. With successful professional teams in three of the four major U.S. sports, St. Louis is a great city for the sport enthusiast to spend his or her college years. Here is what St.
On May 15, the Washington University men’s tennis team captured its first national championship after defeating Emory University 5-3 in Lewiston, Maine. The Golden Eagles suffered their second consecutive loss in the championship match while Wash. U. won the title in its first appearance in the title match.
The post season appearance of Washington University’s softball came to a screeching halt as DePauw University and Coe College shut them out.
The Red and Green (25-15) came into the NCAA Tournament after edging No.1 DePauw 1-0 in its regular season finale.
Senior Zach Feinstein doesn’t fit the image of a professional NBA player, but he’s officially part of the 2008 National Basketball Association draft.
The 5-foot-8-inch, 130 pound, applied mathematics and systems engineering major wasn’t part of the 2008 Division III men’s basketball national championship team. Feinstein hasn’t even played organized basketball since third grade.
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If you love the thrill of competition but are not quite ready for varsity action, check out Washington University’s club and intramural sports scene. With 40 IM events andÃ¿over 30Ã¿club teams, it is very easy to find an athletic niche.
This year has been a historic one for Washington University athletics. Volleyball recaptured the national title after a three-year hiatus, overcoming top opponents, whom that it had lost to earlier in the season in the NCAA tournament. Men’s soccer reached the Sectional Finals of the NCAA Division III Championship, ending the year as the sixth-ranked team nationally.
Washington University’s track and field teams had another highly successful meet this weekend. Following its first-place finish at last weekend’s UAA championships, the women’s team finished fourth out of 20 at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Twilight Open.