Jack West’s breakout season carrying men’s soccer offense

It took two long years, but junior midfielder Jack West felt the relief wash over him when his penalty kick for the Washington University men’s soccer team ended up in the back of the net in an early September game against Greenville College.

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Football falls to Chicago, drops first UAA game in three years

Five turnovers, an ineffective offense and a fatigued defense added up to the Washington University football team conceding the most points in its 27-year Founders Cup history in a 44-23 loss to the University of Chicago Maroons on Saturday in Chicago, Ill.

Weber Gaowen | Contributing Reporter

Hawaii connection paying big dividends for volleyball

Hawaii is a hotbed for volleyball talent, and Washington University has taken full advantage.

Sophomore libero Hua Katagiri and recently graduated Kelly Pang (class of 2013), the volleyball team’s all-time digs leader, played for the same volleyball club in Hawaii under the same coach and went to high schools only 15 minutes away from each other.

Aaron Brezel | Contributing Reporter

29 ways for Royals fans to enjoy this World Series

We were so close to an I-70 showdown. With the Kansas City Royals making the World Series in their first playoff appearance in 1985, all the Cardinals had to do was win the National League pennant for the third time in four years to show the Show Me State to the sports world.

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Football adds home game to replace cancelled Maranatha forfeit

Following a 40-point victory over Hendrix College, the Washington University football team was in a good position to build on its recent success before playing a winless Maranatha Baptist University team, but the game was cancelled last week.

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Volleyball beats Emory, wins top conference seed

The last four regular-season matchups between Washington University and Emory University in volleyball had gone a full five sets, with Wash. U. winning three of four tight matches. Fifth set number 5 came on Saturday, with the No. 7 Bears defeating the No. 3 Eagles in a battle for University Athletic Association supremacy.

Luke Friedman | Contributing Reporter

Cheadle races to first at AAE Invite as women finish 7th, men 8th

Senior Lucy Cheadle finished first overall against a field of over 550 runners to lead the No. 6 Washington University women’s cross country team to a seventh place finish at the UW-Oshkosh AAE Invite on Saturday. The No. 16 Wash. U. men’s team placed eighth in the invite, which featured over 40 schools and several top-ranked NCAA Division II and Division III teams.

Gadiel Rosenblut | Contributing Reporter

Men’s soccer remains winless in conference, doesn’t score in loss and tie over weekend

Looking for its first conference victory, the Washington University men’s soccer team conceded two goals in a 2-0 loss to the Case Western Reserve University Spartans on Friday, and then played to a scoreless draw against the University of Rochester Yellojackets on Sunday.

Weber Gaowen | Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer suffers first defeat in overtime road game

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.

| Senior Sports Editor

New admins aim to stay the course for Wash. U. athletics

New athletic director Josh Whitman hasn’t even been on the job for three months, and he’s already the longest-tenured member of the Department of Athletics’ administrative team.

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