Fewer than five minutes into its road game at Fontbonne University, Washington University’s women’s basketball team had already built an 11-1 lead and forced the host Griffins into calling a timeout. Fontbonne never cut the lead to single digits the rest of the way, and the Bears coasted to an 83-53 win over their cross-street opponent. Wash. U.
After the passing of Nelson Mandela last week, sports websites lauded the former South African president for his masterful ability to make sports a pathway for social change. “Mandela realized the transformative and unifying power of sports, and used that power to make changes that protests and diplomacy could not,” read the featured story on Yahoo! Sports.
While the Washington University football team’s season may have ended, senior defensive lineman Nelson Nwumeh had the opportunity to extend his collegiate career on Sunday afternoon at Florida International University.
In a battle between two frequent Division III championship contenders and top-10 teams, No. 5 Illinois Wesleyan University routed the No. 8 Washington University men’s basketball team 98-73 on Saturday night in Bloomington, Ill.
Freshman Michael Lagieski took home two first-place finishes and beat his own school record in the 100-yard breaststroke to place an exclamation mark on a weekend featuring dominant individual performances by the Washington University swimming-and-diving teams at the Wheaton Invitational. Lagieski swam to a record time of 56.
A week after giving up its season high in points and being outrebounded for the first time this year in a road loss to No. 1 DePauw University, the Washington University women’s basketball team returned to its strengths, winning the McWilliams Classic for the seventh consecutive year. Playing at home for the first time this season, the No.
The Washington University men’s and women’s track-and-field teams as they took home six event titles from the Titan First Chance meet Saturday in Bloomington, Ill. to kick off the indoor season in 2013. The day featured a strong performance from senior Jasmine Williams as she garnered two individual titles for the women. Williams cleared a height of 1.
Though the top-ranked Washington University women’s soccer team missed out on a travel opportunity to San Antonio for this weekend’s national semifinals, the women’s club soccer players had punched their tickets to the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Soccer Championships Nov. 21-23 in Phoenix.
After a record-setting season that ended in playoff disappointment, Washington University head women’s soccer coach Jim Conlon earned Division III Central Region Coach of the Year honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Conlon received the award for the second straight season. He led the Bears to the second No.
A historic season came to a close this Sunday as the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer team lost a penalty shootout to Capital University in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III tournament at Francis Field. A 3-0 Saturday victory over No.