Washington University men’s tennis, ranked second in the nation, cruised to the UAA title match only to fall to seventh-ranked Emory University 2-6 in the championship match. The team ends the season at 16-4 while Emory is now 15-6. Emory recorded its 29th consecutive title, last falling to Brandeis University in 1989.
Washington University baseball concluded UAA play this weekend with three resounding victories and one close loss against the University of Chicago and host Case Western Reserve University. The team is now 14-11 (6-4 UAA).
The Bears opened both Saturday and Sunday with games against the Maroons, who were not at the University Athletic Association Championship over spring break.
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.
The Washington University men’s tennis team is ready and prepped to begin its second season.
The nationally-ranked No. 2 Bears concluded regular season play on Wednesday with a 7-2 victory over McKendree University and now sets its sights on this weekend’s University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships.
Washington University Crew still has two more regattas before the season ends, but both the men’s and women’s teams have raced successfully over the 2007-2008 school year.
On March 30, the team traveled to Butler, Pa. for the 2008 University Rowing Association (URA) Championship Regatta, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University.
After weeks of scrambling for funding, Washington University’s coed club tennis team obtained the necessary money to attend the Club Tennis National Championships in Caary, N.C. this past weekend. Nationwide, only 64 teams were awarded offers to attend the tournament, and Wash. U. placed 47th over the weekend.
Washington University’s women’s tennis placed third at the UAA Championships, bouncing back from a 2-1 deficit in doubles play to defeat the University of Chicago 6-3.
The Bears entered singles play after winning only one doubles match against New York University in their opening match.