Sadie Mackay

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Varsity Red: Two squads, one team

Every Washington University women’s basketball season, there is a team that goes unnoticed by most of the Wash. U. community.

Varsity Red, the junior varsity-esque squad, exists as a “training team” to develop players’ skills. Varsity Red’s purpose is to serve as a way for players who normally don’t receive much, if any, playing time in regular varsity games. In Varsity Red games, they may hone abilities that will be used in the more physical, faster-paced varsity matches. The roster is constantly rotating, depending on which personnel are needed and on recent performances on the court. For an away game, which requires plane travel, the varsity squad generally takes 14 players. If the squad travels by bus, it usually takes between 15 and 17.

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Athletes stuff bears for Children’s Hospital

Washington University student athletes visited Build-A-Bear Workshop at the Galleria Mall stuffing bears for children in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

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Women’s soccer: Underdog Bears fall short of NCAA title upset

The rankings would have put No. 1 Messiah College five goals ahead of No. 17 Washington University, the same score the Falcons won with last year. But the underdog gave the No. 1 team a true batttle, allowing only one Messiah goal in 90 minutes and nearly sending the game into overtime. “The score was […]

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Bears’ thoughts on the Final Four

As the Washington University women’s soccer team travels south to San Antonio, the excitement and anticipation within the team is growing.

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Athlete of the Week: Clara Jaques

Freshman goalie Clara Jaques was recently named the University Athletic Association’s Rookie of the Year. She posted a .842 save percentage, a mere .015 points behind the league leader. Jaques has completed nine shutouts of the soccer team’s 16 wins.

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Women’s soccer: Bears advance to Sweet Sixteen with OT wins

Francis Field’s atmosphere was electric and tense this weekend as Washington University’s women’s soccer team defeated both Webster University and Illinois Wesleyan University in sudden death overtimes.

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Women’s soccer: Bears fall to Chicago, tie for UAA crown

Despite holding an undefeated streak dating back to Sept. 5, the Washington University women’s soccer team (14-3-1, 5-1-1 UAA) could not overcome the University of Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 7. The Bears, who entered the game one point ahead of the University of Rochester, failed to secure an outright University Athletic Association (UAA) title with the 3-0 loss.

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Bears one point from UAA crown

With this past weekend’s wins over Brandeis University and New York University, the No. 8 Washington University women’s soccer team held on to its top spot in the UAA standings.

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Women’s soccer: Rosoff achieves milestone as Bears roll over Fontbonne

The Washington University women’s soccer team made it a long afternoon for their across the street rivals, the Fontbonne University Griffins in the 2009 Wydown Showdown.

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Rosoff achieves 100-point mark as Bears sweep weekend matches

The Washington University women’s soccer team seized control of first place in the University Athletic Association (UAA) after a strong weekend. The Bears defeated both the University of Rochester and Case Western Reserve on Sunday and Friday, respectively.

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