Taking place in Claremont, Calif. this past weekend, the East-West Challenge pitted Wash. U. against three ranked teams, including the defending national champions, Claremont Mudd Scripps.
After defeating No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan University Wednesday night, the Bears hosted four opponents during this weekend’s Bear Invite and dispatched all of them in turn, including a trio of 3-0 sweeps and a victory over No. 13 Carthage College.
The volleyball team played their first games of the season on the road at Transylvania University this past weekend
Walby is looking to continue facing tough teams but with an extreme change of scenery. In January, she plans to take Wash. U.’s current team to Brazil to face the competition south of the equator and reward the team’s hard work with a “bit of a working vacation.”
Members of Washington University’s athletic community are taking part in Division III week this week, with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) promoting events highlighting Wash. U. student-athletes.
The Washington University volleyball team ended their season by squandering a 14-10 fifth set lead against No. 2 Calvin.
Once again Wash. U. volleyball’s season is on the line against Calvin College. The key may lie in getting Malek, Ufondo and King clean looks.
It was vintage Bears this weekend as the Wash. U. volleyball team toped Emory with a little help from Teri Clemens.
Just like many other Wash. U. students, the Bears traveled to Chicago, Ill. over fall break. Instead of taking pictures of the Chicago Bean, however, the volleyball team matched up with four UAA rivals, including two heavyweight bouts with ranked opposition.
While most Washington University students are taking a quick recess home, catching up on Netflix or sleeping off midterms, the Red and Green sports teams will continue to push towards the playoffs during fall break.