Spring sports roundup: How they got here, and where they’re going next

It’s been a busy spring for Washington University athletics. But, for the most part, scheduled spring games are over, and Wash. U. athletes, just like the rest of us, are now strapping in for the push through finals week, all the while preparing for playoff matches on the other side of their exams.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Ben Browdy sets his sights on professional career, national title

At Division III schools, most athletes end their career after their graduate. One Bear, however, is not letting his dream die when he receives his diploma in Brookings Quadrangle this May.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Diamond duo: Baseball, softball share splits with Case Western

The Washington University baseball and softball teams must have been given the same script this weekend, because each went win-loss-win-loss against Case Western Reserve University Friday and Saturday, with each respective pair of wins and losses following a similar pattern.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Baseball completes four-game sweep against 10th-ranked Emory

Pitching on his birthday, senior Brad Margolin delivered a performance worth celebrating. On Friday, in the first game of Washington University’s series against 10th-ranked Emory University, Margolin struck out nine and allowed only one hit in a complete game shutout.

Bradley Schlesinger | Contributing Reporter

Baseball begins home stand with sweep of Illinois Wesleyan

Despite nature postponing the Washington University baseball team’s doubleheader with Illinois Wesleyan University until Sunday, the Bears made the most of the afternoon, beating the Titans 14-1 and 5-2 at Kelly Field.

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Baseball rolls in Wydown Showdown against Fontbonne, 10-2

The Washington University baseball team wrapped up a five-game home stand with ease, defeating neighbor Fontbonne University 10-2 Wednesday afternoon at Kelly Field.

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On the World Series, anachronism and perfect 10s

When I was a little girl, I loved to hear my dad talk about baseball. He grew up watching the legends: Ernie Banks, Billie Williams, Ron Santo.

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Underdog is a compliment to someone from ‘Believeland’

Less than six months after winning its first sports title in over 50 years, the city commonly referred to as “The Mistake on the Lake” is stepping up to the plate for a chance at another championship and to prove itself a legitimate sports city.

Isaac Jacobson | Contributing Reporter

World Series predictions: Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago Cubs

hat do you get when you try to predict a playoff series between “the best team in baseball by a long-shot” Chicago Cubs and a banged-up Cleveland Indians roster that somehow sailed through the postseason with unlikely performances from its pitching staff?

Sports Staff

Baseball triumphs in extra innings against Chicago

It took 15 innings, 4 1/2 hours, six pitchers, 18 hits and one botched ground ball, but the Washington University baseball team pulled out a long-winded 6-5 victory over the University of Chicago Saturday afternoon, in the first game of a doubleheader.

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