If you managed to jump over the temporary wall around the Athletic Complex this past weekend, you’d know that there’s no debating whether the Washington University fall sports season is in full swing.
In a competitive matchup against No. 11 DePauw University, the No. 8 Washington University women’s tennis team won four of six singles matches to eke out a 5-4 victory in its final tuneup before the indoor championships.
2013-14 was a banner year for Washington University athletics. Three teams earned No. 1 rankings, and 10 University Athletic Association championships were brought back to the Danforth Campus. Ten student-athletes were named UAA MVPs, and the Bears’ rosters featured 28 All-Americans. Here is a review of each team’s accomplishments from the year through April 27.
After a two-week hiatus for winter break, it was back to the hardwood for Washington University’s basketball teams, and the No. 2 women and No. 7 men spent the early days of January adding to their ongoing winning streaks. Joining them in the victory column was Wash. U.’s women’s swimming-and-diving team, with its winning performance […]
Sadly, spring break is officially closer to the end than the beginning for most of us here at Wash. U. But that’s also true for the several athletic teams that have been going at it during the week. Here are some updates on the four teams that have been in competition while the rest of […]
A look at how Washington University sports teams moved, jumped, and fell in the rankings over the past week.
The Washington University softball team continued its hot pitching streak against Westminster College on Wednesday. Senior Claire Voris and junior Olivia Cook combined to allow only two unearned runs over two games, and sophomore Alex Fjeldheim and freshman Kelsey Neal led the offense as the Bears pushed their record to 26-7-1.
The Washington University softball team (20-7-1) split its doubleheader with NCAA Division-II Maryville University at home on Wednesday. The offense came up big in game one, as Wash. U. recorded 11 hits, four of which were homeruns. Freshman Maggie Mullen hit her team-leading sixth homer of the season, junior Corissa Santos and senior Ally Berenter hit back-to-back homeruns in the second inning and Santos hit another home run in the sixth inning to seal a 7-5 victory.
Junior Brandon Rogalski earned his second win of the season, driving in the game-winning run in the 11th inning of Washington University’s 8-7 victory over Millikin University on Wednesday night.
The Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are both in contention for conference titles through two days of competition at the 2011 University Athletic Association Championships in Rochester, N.Y. The women sit in third out of seven teams while the men are in fourth place. Both teams have already contributed some strong performances.