Swimming and diving athletes travelled in and out of state this weekend to face NCAA Division II teams from Lindenwood University and Truman State University.
The Washington University women’s and men’s indoor track and field teams had a strong showing in their first event of the year Saturday afternoon at the I-55 Triangular in Bloomington, Ill. The No. 1 women’s team snagged eight titles to finish first, while the No. 17 men’s team won six en route to a second-place finish.
In what could have been a trap weekend series, the surging Washington University men’s basketball team exorcised its demons, continuing its remarkably consistent level of play with a pair of smooth 89-72 and 88-61 victories over New York University and Brandeis University, respectively.
After getting pushed out of the top-10 national rankings for the first time all season, the Washington University women’s basketball team responded with a pair of definitive home victories against two conference foes. The Bears crushed New York University 80-48 on Friday, before defeating Brandeis University 70-54 two days later.
The Office of Judicial Affairs has completed its investigation into allegations of misconduct and inappropriate behavior by the men’s soccer team, with an official resolution likely coming before the end of the month.
Washington University senior goalkeeper Lizzy Crist has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer National Player of the Year the association announced Thursday. By winning the award, Crist becomes the first Bear to ever win NSCAA player of the year honors.
Washington University is launching an investigation into allegations of “inappropriate behavior” by the men’s soccer team towards members of the women’s soccer team, according to a statement released by the University.
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On Nov. 21, 2015, Aly Wayne, not a member of the Washington University women’s cross-country team just a month earlier, was the second-fastest Bear and the 47th fastest Division III runner at the NCAA Championships in Wisconsin, far from the fields of St. Louis.
Because of a strong defense, a little bit of luck and a perfect string of penalty kicks, the Red and Green are national champions.