I sat at a desk on the second floor of Olin Library, nominally reviewing for my midterm the next day, but really watching one of the biggest disasters in American soccer history unfold on my laptop screen.
While most Washington University students are taking a quick recess home, catching up on Netflix or sleeping off midterms, the Red and Green sports teams will continue to push towards the playoffs during fall break.
Men’s soccer took on a conference foe, the golf team traveled to Ohio and while fall WILD was taking place in Brookings, swimming and diving and volleyball both hosted competitions.
The Washington University football team faced another tough defeat this weekend at the hands of Washington and Lee University, dropping to 1-5 with a 28-21 loss Saturday in Lexington, Va.
The Washington University women’s soccer team continued on their winning run this week, beating Principia College 4-0 Monday and the University of Rochester 6-0 Sunday in its UAA home debut.
The Yankees were in first place. The Yankees were surprising. They were taking on the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs. I just had to go.
The way that people talk about sports can sometimes verge on the thin line between nerdy and sporty. With that in mind, here is a brief rundown of some fall sports stats, what they mean and what they can tell us.
The Washington University football team allowed 29 second-quarter points to high-powered No. 4 North Central College, falling short, 43-24 Saturday at Francis Field.
On a warm Saturday afternoon, the Washington University men’s soccer team fell 2-1 to Emory University in a hotly-contested match in Atlanta, Ga.
On the one hand, the Bears picked up two wins against conference rivals. On the other, Wash. U. fell short in their biggest match of the weekend against tenth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University.