In a statement released Thursday, Wash. U. athletic director Josh Whitman pointed towards a new direction for the program as a reason for the change in leadership.
Battling through the Florida rain and heat, the No. 11 Washington University women’s tennis team placed third for the second consecutive season at the University Athletic Association Championships from Thursday-Saturday in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
From academic crisis to a nationally televised sucker punch to the rise of women’s sports, numerous members of the Washington University community have lived, played and worked through headline events in Division I sports.
In a battle between top-five opponents, the No. 5 Washington University men’s tennis team lost its stranglehold on No. 2 Emory University and fell short of winning its third consecutive University Athletic Association championship.
The Washington University men’s track and field team could not outrun a surging Emory University squad, as the Eagles battled back from a fifth place finish in day one to win the University Athletic Association Championship in Atlanta, Georgia.
With the bases loaded and two outs against Webster University on April 17, it was just another high pressure at bat for senior Chris Lowery, Washington University baseball’s corner outfielder. Already leading 5-2 and given a chance to break the game open, Lowery smacked a two-run single through the middle of the infield for his record-breaking 217th career hit in front of a home crowd at Kelly Field.
By posting four consecutive shutouts, the No. 15 Washington University softball team came away with four convincing wins this weekend. Highlighted by two complete-game performances from junior starting pitcher Annie Pitkin, it was the first time since 2008 that the Bears registered four straight shutouts.
A week before Washington University’s track and field team hopes to extend one record and tie another as a group, junior Josh Clark set a school mark of his own on Friday.
The Washington University baseball team could not hold onto their 9-1 lead as the University of Chicago battled back with 15 unanswered runs to down the Bears 16-13 in a Saturday afternoon affair at Kelly Field.
The Washington University crew team has achieved national notoriety, and all it took was a few flying fish.