About: Derek Shyr
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Behind freshman CJ Price batting 7-for-10 on Friday and senior Kyle Billig setting a school record for all-time career runs scored on Saturday, the Washington University baseball team bested DePauw University in three of four games at home.
Holi is one of the South 40′s most beloved traditions–check out photos of students enjoying the annual event Friday. Photos by Megan Magray | Student Life
Strong winds greeted the Washington University track-and-field teams at Saint Louis University’s Billiken Invitational, but those gusts didn’t keep the Bears from taking care of business on Friday and Saturday as both the men’s and women’s teams finished first overall and combined for seven event winners. Competing against 14 teams, the men’s team scored 172.
Miss the Hijabi Monologues? Student Life has you covered with nine photos of the event. Photos by Megan Magray | Student Life
With a focus on making adjustments and improvements before the University Athletic Association Outdoor Championships, the Washington University track-and-field teams took home three first-place finishes on Saturday at the Greenville Select Meet in Greenville, Ill. Competing against nine teams, the men’s team placed third with 94.
Hitting a tough stretch of close games that end in losses can easily break a team. For the Washington University softball team, keeping its unwavering confidence helped end the Mizuno Invitational this weekend on a positive note. A 1-3 record in the invitational left the Bears with a 13-6 mark on the season and only five wins in their last 11 games.
She is a physics major and flutist who dreams of becoming an astronaut and artist and is known for her funny, friendly personality. But when she puts her uniform on for the Washington University softball team, her fierce presence and deadly spinning pitches terrify opponents who are praying that their at-bats don’t end with a strikeout.
The season couldn’t have started any better for Washington University’s softball team, which opened the year with a sweep of a tripleheader and a no-hitter from sophomore pitcher Annie Pitkin. On Saturday at the Warrior Spring Fling in Conway, Ark., Wash. U.
Despite temperatures back to below freezing after a brief respite, the softball diamond on the South 40 will soon be in regular use once again. The 17th-ranked Washington University softball team will start its season Saturday in Conway, Ark., against Austin College.
In the professional sports world, St. Louis may be best known for predominantly being a baseball city. But one would be mistaken to assume that the city’s fans historically have cheered for just America’s pastime.