That young girl was Jenn Dynis, current senior and captain of the Washington University women’s basketball team. She’s one of three players on the women’s basketball team who transferred from Division I programs, the other two being senior Zoe Vernon and sophomore Madeline Homoly.
The Washington University women’s basketball team came out victorious in two tightly contested conference matchups this weekend. After beating Emory University by an 82-78 score on Friday and squeaking out an 80-77 win against the University of Rochester on Sunday, the No. 9-ranked Bears sit with their 9-2 conference record on top of the University Athletic Association (UAA), tied with University of Chicago.
The Washington University women’s basketball team won two games for the second straight weekend, defeating conference rivals Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University 79-69 and 95-66, respectively.
The No. 11 Washington University women’s basketball team secured two road wins over conference opponents this weekend.
After getting pushed out of the top-10 national rankings for the first time all season, the Washington University women’s basketball team responded with a pair of definitive home victories against two conference foes. The Bears crushed New York University 80-48 on Friday, before defeating Brandeis University 70-54 two days later.
The No. 7 Washington University women’s basketball team defeated University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 89-58, Saturday at Platteville’s Bo Ryan Court, moving to 6-0 in large part due to stellar bench play.
While it’s still playoff season for most Washington University fall sports teams, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are just getting started. In this week’s season openers, the Washington University men’s basketball team held on for a slim 60-59 victory at Webster University, while the women’s team coasted to an 83-60 win against Westminster College at the Field House.
After a pair of emphatic victories in the opening two rounds of the NCAA tournament, the Bears set their sights on Crestview Hills, Ky. where a familiar pair of foes lie in wait.
With the Bears clinging to a five-point lead one minute into the fourth quarter, senior guard Katybeth Biewen poked the ball out at half-court. The next Bears’ possession, junior forward Jenn Dynis, in just her second game back after a two-week absence, found fellow junior forward Lily Sarros for the open layup.
On Monday afternoon, about 20 members of the Washington University women’s basketball team, several varsity coaches and various athletic department personnel squeezed into the Danforth University Center Fun Room to watch the Division III women’s basketball tournament selection show.