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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the second straight year, junior Connie Zhou won the highly competitive Golfweek Fall Preview Championship to guide the Washington University women’s golf team to a repeat runner-up finish at this week’s tournament in Sandestin, Fla.
In the 95th minute, junior midfielder Jack West’s shot was saved by Carnegie Mellon University’s goalkeeper, and the Tartans were able to draw a penalty kick of their own in the 108th minute. The ensuing shot snuck past sophomore goalkeeper Daniel Geanon’s outstretched hands, and Carnegie stole a 1-0 victory on Saturday.
Playing in front of the largest home crowd of the season, the Washington University football team capitalized on big plays from on all sides of the ball to stain Hendrix College’s spotless 4-0 record with a 59-19 victory on Saturday at Francis Field.