Coming off a 1-0 shutout win over previously undefeated and No. 4 Carnegie Mellon University last weekend, Washington University’s women’s soccer team lacked similar execution this weekend.
The No. 2 Bears struggled defensively in a 2-1 loss at Case Western Reserve University on Friday before bouncing back to blank the University of Rochester, 1-0, on Sunday.
Playing against its third top-10 opponent in four games, the Washington University women’s soccer team defeated previously undefeated No. 4 Carnegie Mellon University 1-0 behind a smothering defensive effort on the road Saturday.
A goal in the 14th minute for the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer team gave rise to thoughts of last season’s win at Emory University, when the Bears jumped out to an early lead and stood firm for a 1-0 victory.
This time around, No. 5 Emory responded in rapid fashion with an equalizer just 35 seconds later to tie the score, and the game ended in a 1-1 draw after two overtimes on Sunday at Francis Field.
Last season, the Washington University women’s soccer team entered overtime against Wheaton College in a scoreless game, but a Wheaton goal in the 95th minute delivered a crushing loss to the Bears on their home field and dashed any hopes of an unbeaten season.
Behind a balanced scoring attack, the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer cruised to a 4-0 victory over Greenville College on Tuesday night at Francis Field to improve to 6-0 on the young season.
Sophomore goalie Lizzy Crist has proven to be reliable in her first few stabs at filling junior Amy French’s shoes.
An Olivia Lillegraven header knocked past Rhodes College’s sprawling goalie turned a potentially devastating upset into a thrilling victory as the No. 2 ranked Washington University women’s soccer team took down its opponent in a 1-0 overtime contest Saturday evening at Francis Field. On Sunday, the Bears routed Benedictine University by scoring eight goals in a shutout to improve to 5-0 on the season.
Following a record-setting 20 victories last season, but a third consecutive heartbreaking defeat in the NCAA Quarterfinals, the No. 4 Washington University women’s soccer team returns to the field this fall hungrier than ever for a deep postseason run.
After a record-setting season that ended in playoff disappointment, Washington University head women’s soccer coach Jim Conlon earned Division III Central Region Coach of the Year honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Conlon received the award for the second straight season. He led the Bears to the second No.
A historic season came to a close this Sunday as the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer team lost a penalty shootout to Capital University in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III tournament at Francis Field. A 3-0 Saturday victory over No.