The Washington University men’s soccer team won its second straight home game, beating local rival Fontbonne University, 3-2, in overtime Tuesday at Francis Field. Senior forward Ryan Sproule played the role of hero, tying the game in the 89th minute and then winning it in the 94th.
The Bears seemed casual and free-spirited, in spite of the 0-3 record that preceded the night. And they capitalized on that energy, defeating Wartburg College 2-0 over the next 90 minutes for their first victory of 2018.
Friday, the Washington University men’s soccer team traveled to Greencastle, Ind. to face DePauw University, dropping a tight game, 1-0, in the final early season match ahead of the home opener.
The Bears dropped two matches over the weekend to open the season.
After an hour-long lightning delay, the Washington University men’s soccer team finished its season with a 2-1 loss to No. 11 University of Chicago Saturday.
The University of Chicago provides a litmus test for the championship-hopeful women’s soccer team. For the men, the Maroons are an outside shot at the playoffs.
Two overtime periods were not enough to separate two conference rivals on a rainy Sunday in New York, as the Washington University men’s soccer team played to a draw with New York University.
The Washington University men’s soccer team had plenty of opportunities but failed to make the chances count in a loss to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in double overtime Sunday at Francis Field, dropping their record to 7-5-1.
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.