As she strode to the batter’s box for her first plate appearance on Senior Day, catcher Sondra Polonsky had a promise to keep. “I actually told my dad that I was going to hit a home run in my first at-bat because my parents are always late, and I wanted them to be on time for Senior Day.
Earlier this month, the head men’s basketball coach at Rutgers University sparked a national firestorm with his violent and abusive treatment of players. In recently publicly released videos from team practices, the since-dismissed Mike Rice can be seen shoving and throwing basketballs at his players and repeatedly yelling a homophobic slur.
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.
One week after falling to conference and regional rival University of Chicago at the end of a busy weekend in Madison, Wis., the Washington University women’s tennis team came home and got some revenge—and, along with it, its biggest win of the spring season. The No. 10 Bears jumped out to a 2-1 lead over No.
The No. 14 Washington University men’s tennis team extended its winning streak to nine with a trio of impressive wins over the weekend. After sweeping Missouri Baptist University without dropping a set, the No. 14 Bears defeated No. 29 University of Chicago 6-3 and No. 18 Gustavus Adolphus College 7-2. The three doubles matches against U.
Just as Tiger Woods’ final charge failed to bring him the green jacket during this weekend’s Masters Tournament, the No. 3 Washington University women’s golf team’s best efforts to win the 2013 Illinois Wesleyan University Spring Fling tournament came up short.
With only two weeks left before the University Athletic Association Outdoor Championships, the Washington University men’s and women’s track-and-field teams showed just how prepared they are at the Saint Louis University Invitational.
Behind an offensive outburst from junior Stacy Berg and strong pitching on Sunday, the Washington University softball team finished its weekend on a three-game winning streak. The Bears dropped a road game against No. 20 Illinois Wesleyan University at the IWU Invitational Saturday. But Wash. U.
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.