Champs at the close: 4x400m relay seals women’s track and field national championship

Every athlete dreams of being just one breath away from a championship, of feeling the sensation as they cross the finish line, and hard work instantaneously transforms into sweet victory. For senior Daisy Ogede and the rest of the women’s track and field team, that moment arrived March 11.

| Sports Editor

Fahey heads north to Illinois

Early yesterday morning, women’s basketball coach Nancy Fahey sent out an email to her players calling for a team meeting at noon. Fahey had just accepted the head coaching position at the University of Illinois.

| Senior Sports Editor

Spring break sports roundup

While many Washington University students hit the beach or headed home for spring break, the school’s athletic programs didn’t miss a beat.

Jon Lewis | Staff Reporter

BREAKING: Fahey hired by University of Illinois

Nancy Fahey, longtime head coach of the Washington University women’s basketball team will join the University of Illinois to lead its Division I program, according to the Champaign, Ill. based News Gazette.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball to host NCAA sectional round against Oshkosh

For the third straight season, the Washington University women’s basketball team is in the sectional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. But this time, they get to host.

Anna Schoenfeld | Staff Reporter

Baseball rolls in Wydown Showdown against Fontbonne, 10-2

The Washington University baseball team wrapped up a five-game home stand with ease, defeating neighbor Fontbonne University 10-2 Wednesday afternoon at Kelly Field.

| Sports Editor

Women’s tennis finishes fourth at ITA indoor nationals

It was a mixed weekend for the Washington University women’s tennis team, who traveled to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Team Indoor Championships.

Jon Lewis | Staff Reporter

Women’s basketball advances to Sweet 16, will host Oshkosh on Friday

Down one and nearly halfway through the third quarter, the No. 6 Washington University women’s basketball team was battling for tournament survival against No. 24 Wheaton College. But back-to-back buckets from sophomore forward Madeline Homoly ignited a 14-4 run to put the Bears up for good.

| Associate Editor

Eye-popping performance ends men’s basketball’s season against Hope

If you didn’t know Cody Stuive’s name before Saturday, no one would blame you. He’s a senior, he plays for Hope College and prior to his team’s second round clash with Washington University, he was a fairly nondescript small forward–the third or fourth scoring option for a pretty good basketball program.

| Senior Sports Editor

2009 Called: Men’s basketball looks to advance past first weekend

After a one-year hiatus, the Washington University men’s basketball team is back in the NCAA tournament.

| Senior Sports Editor