Men’s soccer nabs 1-0 victory on goal with 10 minutes left

Despite generating numerous scoring chances and dominating possession, the Washington University men’s soccer team was stuck in a scoreless deadlock for most of the game against Westminster College (Mo.). Yet, sophomore Jake Shapiro’s goal in the 80th minute lifted the Bears to a 1-0 victory and gave head coach Joe Clarke his 200th victory as Wash. U.’s coach in his 18th season at the helm.

Gadiel Rosenblut | Contributing Reporter

Zhou captures tournament title, women’s golf finishes third

Battling through sickness, rain and stiff competition, junior Connie Zhou fired the best two-day score (152) of the tournament to lead the Washington University women’s golf team to a third-place finish on Monday at the O’Brien Invitational at the Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind.

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Women’s soccer wins, looks to build on early success

Behind a balanced scoring attack, the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer cruised to a 4-0 victory over Greenville College on Tuesday night at Francis Field to improve to 6-0 on the young season.

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Volleyball outplays and upsets No. 1 Calvin, finishes 3-1 over weekend

The Wittenberg Fall Classic started off rocky for the Bears with a narrow, five-set loss to No. 5 California Lutheran University, but the Red and Green recovered to reel off three consecutive victories against Calvin, Otterbein University and Heidelberg University.

Aaron Brezel | Contributing Reporter

Football loses to Rhodes on road, suffers second loss in a row

Miscues and a lack of focus plagued the Washington University football team on Saturday as the Red and Green struggled in all phases of the game in a 46-22 loss against Rhodes College.

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Ray Rice case demonstrates issues in media, victim blaming and league response

Let’s start here with the Ray Rice case: do not blame Janay Rice under any circumstances. If you are blaming Janay Rice under any circumstances, then stop. Immediately. Domestic violence is a remarkably complex issue, and Janay choosing to marry Ray does not negate her victimhood.

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Getting to know new women’s soccer goalkeeper Lizzy Crist

Sophomore goalie Lizzy Crist has proven to be reliable in her first few stabs at filling junior Amy French’s shoes.

| Sports Editor

Volleyball defeats top-five opponent, wins tourney

Through eight matches of the 2014 season and another four sets against No. 5 Wittenberg University, the Washington University volleyball team had struggled to maintain consistency on offense. But in the fifth set against Wittenberg, the No. 12 Bears hit a blistering .846 attack percentage to upset the Tigers.

Aaron Brezel | Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer survives overtime scare to remain undefeated

An Olivia Lillegraven header knocked past Rhodes College’s sprawling goalie turned a potentially devastating upset into a thrilling victory as the No. 2 ranked Washington University women’s soccer team took down its opponent in a 1-0 overtime contest Saturday evening at Francis Field. On Sunday, the Bears routed Benedictine University by scoring eight goals in a shutout to improve to 5-0 on the season.

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Men’s soccer ties on road after allowing late goal to Dominican

Playing its third consecutive road game, the Washington University men’s soccer team jumped out to a 1-0 lead before conceding a goal late against Dominican University (Ill.) in a 1-1 double-overtime draw that evened the Bears’ record to 1-1-1 this season.

Tarun Chally | Contributing Reporter