Women’s tennis freshman Jamie Silverberg has not lost in singles play since the fall season, a streak spanning 14 matches. She hasn’t lost a set in the last five matches and helped the No. 10 Bears upset No. 7 University of Chicago, one of Wash. U.’s top opponents in the University Athletic Association.
For those who love the game of basketball, outdoor pickup games are a favorite pastime. Numerous NBA players got their starts on the blacktop circuit, and some still take the courts at pickup locations like Harlem’s legendary Rucker Park. Now that the sun is finally shining in St.
He has an affinity for what his friends call “sex music.” He is not embarrassed to say that he cried when Steve Irwin died. He can throw down a 360-dunk and hurl a spear almost 60 meters. He is the most interesting man at Washington University. The only true way to describe Connor Duermit is as a renaissance man.
Through 39:50 of his team’s contest at conference rival Emory University, Washington University junior Alan Aboona already had a game for the record books. His nine three-pointers thus far tied a University Athletic Association record, and his 32 points were a career high. Aboona did one better. With nine seconds on the clock and Wash. U.
In her four years at Washington University, Liz Phillips picked up seven All-America honors and countless national academic awards and was the captain of Wash. U.’s first-ever national-championship-winning cross country team. But there’s a chance she’ll be adding one more award to that list.
Despite a small frame and no guarantees of playing college baseball when he enrolled at Washington University, freshman relief pitcher Max Zhang leads the Bears with a miniscule 0.42 earned run average. Yet saying Zhang came out of nowhere would be a slight to his past achievements on the baseball field.
The Washington University women’s soccer team earned a 2-1 overtime victory over Principa College on Tuesday, the improving its season record to a flawless 6-0. It is not the only Bears squad that has had a perfect start to the fall.
For those of us with siblings, we could characterize our relationships with them as “love-hate.” Sometimes, it’s a “what have you done for me lately?” attitude. But for the Washington University women’s basketball team, senior Alex Hoover and her younger sister, junior Dani Hoover, it’s different.
Senior Zoë Unruh faced a dilemma in the game against Emory University on Jan. 31. Down 13 points in the first half, the Bears faced their second loss in just as many University Athletic Association conference games. That’s when Unruh, a co-captain, caught fire, scoring 11 of a career-high 25 points in the 70-60 victory. Her actions have earned her Student Life’s Athlete of the Week award.
Sophomore Dan Davis started his indoor track season with a provisional qualifying mark in the 55-meter dash. Later in the season, he added a school-record and NCAA provisional-qualifying time in the 55-meter hurdles to his list of accomplishments. Davis has led the men’s track and field team in points in each of its meets this season. These achievements earned him Student Life’s Athlete of the Week award.