Through 10 games, the Washington University women’s soccer team is one of five teams not to have suffered a defeat in the nation. They have dominated opponents to this point, and much of the reason why has to do with their defensive play.
That year, 2007, James Shadrach Schoenke moved to St. Louis from Atlanta. Friday, he stood front and center as the St. Louis Sports Commission unveiled an Olympic rings “Spectacular” at Washington University, reviving a now-114-year-old legacy. There was no shortage of enthusiasm in the crowd.
In the past two weeks, campus has seen this group of female athletes unite in a more official fashion outside of a group chat and social events. Athletes have been seen sporting black or white t-shirts with the lettering, “FEMALE ATHLETE,” with the world “FEMALE” struck through and in smaller type below, “JUDGED BY ACHIEVEMENTS NOT BY GENDER”.
The No. 1-ranked Wash. U. women’s soccer team remained undefeated as they pulled out a 2-1 home victory over the Emory Eagles.
A 2-1 victory breaks a streak of four years where Emory dominated the Bears. Heading into the game Emory were ranked No. 6 in the league and with a season record of 8-0.
Fresh off an impressive offensive performance against Carthage College, the Washington University football team looked to continue their momentum against North Park University Saturday afternoon.
The Washington University men’s tennis team finished the fall phase of its 2018-19 season on a high note this weekend at the International Tennis Association Central Regionals, as sophomore Ethan Hillis made it to the tournament final and will face the University of Chicago’s Jeremy Yuan in the championship match Monday morning.
After eight undefeated games, the Washington University women’s soccer team reached No. 1 in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 Poll Tuesday. Now 10-0 for their best start since also going 10-0 in 2007, the Bears are one of six remaining undefeated teams in Division III.
The Washington University swimming and diving teams beat Division I Saint Louis University Friday at the I.E. Millstone Pool, the No. 6 men dominating with 11 of 12 first place finishes and the No. 11 women edging out the Billikens, 114-110, with an eight-point swing in the final event.
Down 10-18 and trailing by two sets, the Washington University volleyball team dug in and fought back, putting together a 5-1 run and closing the distance. But it wasn’t enough, as the Maroons of the University of Chicago were able to hold on to take the set and match 0-3.