Division wandering: Memories from college basketball’s biggest stages

That young girl was Jenn Dynis, current senior and captain of the Washington University women’s basketball team. She’s one of three players on the women’s basketball team who transferred from Division I programs, the other two being senior Zoe Vernon and sophomore Madeline Homoly.

Anna Schoenfeld | Staff Reporter

Women’s basketball tied for first in UAA after two close conference victories

The Washington University women’s basketball team came out victorious in two tightly contested conference matchups this weekend. After beating Emory University by an 82-78 score on Friday and squeaking out an 80-77 win against the University of Rochester on Sunday, the No. 9-ranked Bears sit with their 9-2 conference record on top of the University Athletic Association (UAA), tied with University of Chicago.

Anna Schoenfeld | Staff Writer

Knupp not enough as men’s basketball struck down by Rochester

After weeks of torching opponents on the offensive end, the Washington University men’s basketball team was held punchless against the University of Rochester.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men finish second, women come in fifth at swimming and diving UAAs

The Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off its postseason this weekend, traveling to Chicago for the University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships. The men matched their conference result from last year, finishing second, while the women dropped three spots, to fifth place overall.

Jon Lewis | Staff Reporter

Hitting the gym in a new way, or the time barre fitness kicked my butt

A barre workout, as it was explained to me, utilizes small twitch movements to target leg and core muscles without weights. Small movements? No weights? How hard could it be—especially for a beefcake like myself?

Isaac Jacobson | Contributing Writer

Bears’ dominance doesn’t hibernate

Here are some critical stats from the first two months of the winter sports season.

| Senior Sports Editors

Men’s basketball continues surge on home court

Five weeks into conference play last season, the Bears were 2-7m with five losses coming by three points or less. Now, Wash. U. is 9-0 in the UAA, with a chance to crack the top-five national rankings for the first time since January 2015.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball wins two convincing conference games at home

The Washington University women’s basketball team won two games for the second straight weekend, defeating conference rivals Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University 79-69 and 95-66, respectively.

Jon Lewis | Staff Reporter

Track and field earns pair of wins at Keck Invitational over weekend

The men’s and women’s track and field teams collected a pair of victories at the Keck Invitational, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University Saturday.

Francis Paek | Contributing Reporter

True patriots: Super Bowl Sunday predictions

Two good quarterbacks, two good offenses, one Bill Belichick. The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will head down to Houston for Super Bowl LI this Sunday.

Sports Staff