Wash. U. sports brief: Up and down weekend for Bears

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.

Rohan Gupta and Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editors

Men finish second, women come in fifth at swimming and diving UAAs

The Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off its postseason this weekend, traveling to Chicago for the University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships. The men matched their conference result from last year, finishing second, while the women dropped three spots, to fifth place overall.

Jon Lewis | Staff Reporter

Looking at the margins: Lagieski finds motivation in narrow defeat

During last year’s NCAA Swimming and Diving National Championships, senior Michael Lagieski was the top seed, and he raced a career-best 53.70 in the 100-yard breaststroke. But, when he looked up at the time board, the number next to his name was two—he got beat by three hundredths of a second.

Jon Lewis | Staff Reporter

Swimming and diving men pick up wins against Lindenwood, Truman State, women fall to Truman

Swimming and diving athletes travelled in and out of state this weekend to face NCAA Division II teams from Lindenwood University and Truman State University.

Lily Wu | Staff Reporter

Swimming and diving completes fall season with Miami, Wheaton Invitationals

The Washington University swimming and diving team competed in its last meet of 2016 this weekend, participating in both the Wheaton Invitational in Wheaton, Ill. and the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

Men’s, women’s swimming and diving teams defeat Chicago

Both the Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up wins against the University of Chicago at Millstone Pool this weekend.

| Staff Reporter

Swimming teams capture runner-up finishes at UAA Championships

In the final meet before nationals, the Washington University men’s and women’s swimming teams both came away with runner-up finishes at the University Athletic Championships from Wednesday through Saturday in Rochester, N.Y.

| Staff Reporter

Swimming bests Truman State in final home meet after losing to Lindenwood

Facing a pair of NCAA Division II squads, the Washington University swimming and diving teams kept their heads above water, falling to nationally ranked Lindenwood University before soundly defeating Truman State University.

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Swimming wins 2 team titles at Wheaton Invitational

The Washington University swimming teams coasted to a pair of victories at the Wheaton Invitational over the weekend, with two individuals and two relay teams setting new school records at the meet.

| Senior Editor

Swimming defeats SLU in season opener for first time in 25 years

The Washington University swimming and diving teams made a splash in their season opener with a pair of victories over Division I Saint Louis University.

| Senior Editor