Starting last spring, the quarterback field for the Washington University football team was wide open. Heading into preseason this August, not even head coach Larry Kindbom was sure who would be under center for the Bears.
Washington University’s fall sports teams have been in action for nearly three weeks now, which is usually enough time to gauge where they stand.
The Washington University football team lost a tough one to the University of Wisconsin Whitewater Saturday at Francis Field, dropping the third and final game of their season-opening home stand, 40-21.
Coming off a 3-0 win against Heidelberg University in the second match of a Friday evening doubleheader, the Washington University volleyball team was unable to break down a tough No. 3 Wittenberg University.
The Washington University women’s soccer team beat Illinois Wesleyan University 2-0 Saturday before a 1-0 thriller over host No. 8 University of Wisconsin Whitewater Sunday to win the W Challenge and improve to 6-0 on the season.
This Sunday, with the Washington University men’s soccer team clinging to a one goal lead against Illinois Wesleyan, a defender on the line saved the match for the Bears.
Just two weeks ago, senior goalkeeper Colin McCune had played a total of seven minutes, 45 seconds in three years with the Washington University men’s soccer team. Now he’s starting in goal for the undefeated Bears.
Because Washington University has historically had one of the most successful athletic programs in Division III, it is generally not difficult for the Bears to schedule top opposition. It is not often, however, that three separate Wash. U. teams face highly ranked competitors on the same weekend this early in season.
The Washington University football team was able to rebound from last week’s loss to claim a 28-12 win over the University of Chicago Saturday at Francis Field.
Volleyball picked up three wins and a loss in a return to Oshkosh, WI.