About: Alex Leichenger
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Despite the cancellation of a Sunday doubleheader at DePauw University due to wet field conditions, the Washington University softball team came away from its weekend with three wins in four games. The Bears recovered from a tough start to the week with a two-game sweep of Monmouth College Saturday in Monmouth, Ill. Wash. U.
In a crucial weekend in terms of its regional standing, the Washington University baseball team split four matches with conference rival University of Chicago this past weekend, winning and losing one match each on Saturday and Sunday. The games left the Bears at 22-14 overall in 2013 with four games left in the regular season.
While scanning College Confidential four years ago as a high school senior, avid sailor and senior Michael Rudokas discovered that his nautical opportunities would not have to evaporate in the Midwest—Washington University’s website mentioned a sailing club. In fact, Wash. U.
Despite a late-game rally, the Washington University baseball team could not overcome a 10-run deficit and had its three-game win streak snapped by No. 10 Webster University Wednesday at Kelly Field. In a game postponed by rain on Tuesday, Webster jumped on the Bears’ pitching for all of its runs in the first five innings. Wash. U.
As she strode to the batter’s box for her first plate appearance on Senior Day, catcher Sondra Polonsky had a promise to keep. “I actually told my dad that I was going to hit a home run in my first at-bat because my parents are always late, and I wanted them to be on time for Senior Day.
Earlier this month, the head men’s basketball coach at Rutgers University sparked a national firestorm with his violent and abusive treatment of players. In recently publicly released videos from team practices, the since-dismissed Mike Rice can be seen shoving and throwing basketballs at his players and repeatedly yelling a homophobic slur.
Women’s tennis freshman Jamie Silverberg has not lost in singles play since the fall season, a streak spanning 14 matches. She hasn’t lost a set in the last five matches and helped the No. 10 Bears upset No. 7 University of Chicago, one of Wash. U.’s top opponents in the University Athletic Association.
Behind an offensive outburst from junior Stacy Berg and strong pitching on Sunday, the Washington University softball team finished its weekend on a three-game winning streak. The Bears dropped a road game against No. 20 Illinois Wesleyan University at the IWU Invitational Saturday. But Wash. U.
For those who love the game of basketball, outdoor pickup games are a favorite pastime. Numerous NBA players got their starts on the blacktop circuit, and some still take the courts at pickup locations like Harlem’s legendary Rucker Park. Now that the sun is finally shining in St.
A 1-1 weekend at home against No. 15 Webster University fluctuated between the strongly positive and the strongly negative for the Washington University baseball team. Bad news first—the Bears’ ace pitcher Stephen Bonser, a senior, who entered Saturday morning with a 2.