Tyler Kratky captures second place at fall tennis regionals

In the Washington University men’s tennis team’s only tournament of the fall season, junior Tyler Kratky won six straight matches en route to a finals berth in the USTA/ITA Central Region Singles Championship in Indianapolis, Ind., this weekend. However, Kratky fell in straight sets to Nicolas Chua from the University of Chicago in the championship match.

Molly Charney | Contributing Reporter

Senior gives football team boost after return to defense

Following a two-year hiatus, Washington University senior linebacker Jonathan Paramore has shown no rust en route to anchoring a Bears’ defense that lost many key contributors from a season ago.

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Swimming teams fall to SLU despite strong start to meet

In the opening meet of the season, the Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams fell short to NCAA Division I Saint Louis University on Friday.

Gadiel Rosenblut | Contributing Reporter

Men’s soccer shut out by Wheaton in front of large crowd

Playing in front of the largest crowd of the season under the lights of Francis Field, the Washington University men’s soccer team came up short in a 1-0 loss to No. 14 Wheaton College on Friday.

Tarun Chally | Contributing Reporter

Football surrenders 50 points in blowout loss on the road

After starting last season 1-2, Washington University’s football team defeated Centre College to spark a seven-game winning streak and make the playoffs for just the second time in school history. But the 2014 Bears squandered a chance at a repeat on Saturday in a dispiriting 50-20 loss at Centre.

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Women’s soccer draws with Wheaton in top-10 battle

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.

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Sheredy and Dupont making history with offensive performances

Sophomores Rexi Sheredy and Caroline Dupont are inching their way toward the Washington University Volleyball record book one kill at a time.

Aaron Brezel | Contributing Reporter

Rebecca Ho wins tourney, advances to Small College Nationals

Sophomore Rebecca Ho of the Washington University women’s tennis team won seven matches from Friday through Monday to capture the tournament title in the USTA/ITA Central Regional Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Molly Charney | Contributing Reporter

Football holds on for first win of the season

In his first career start, senior quarterback Sam Van Doren led the Bears to a 24-19 win over North Park University, the team’s first victory of the season.

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Cheadle, Padgett lead cross-country to top finishes in invitational

Senior Lucy Cheadle placed first to lead the No. 19 Washington University women’s cross-country team to a first-place finish, while senior Andrew Padgett also claimed first place to lead the No. 11 men’s cross-country team to a second-place finish in the Wheaton Gil Dodds Invite on Saturday in Wheaton, Ill.

Gadiel Rosenblut | Contributing Reporter