This time, a win: Women’s soccer wins program’s first national championship

Because of a strong defense, a little bit of luck and a perfect string of penalty kicks, the Red and Green are national champions.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball rides bench play to keep undefeated record

The No. 7 Washington University women’s basketball team defeated University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 89-58, Saturday at Platteville’s Bo Ryan Court, moving to 6-0 in large part due to stellar bench play.

Anna Schoenfeld | Contributing Reporter

Men’s basketball offense goes quiet in final minutes vs. Eau Claire

Held without a field goal for the final seven and a half minutes of play, the Washington University men’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season in the 33rd Annual Lopata Classic Championship game to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Saturday night at the Wash. U. Field House.

| Senior Sports Editor

Swimming and diving completes fall season with Miami, Wheaton Invitationals

The Washington University swimming and diving team competed in its last meet of 2016 this weekend, participating in both the Wheaton Invitational in Wheaton, Ill. and the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

And then there were four, again

For the second year in a row, the Washington University women’s soccer team has made it to the NCAA Division III tournament Final Four.

| Senior Sports Editor

One stop short of miraculous

Pulling upset after upset and riding a suddenly fierce offense, the Washington University volleyball team’s improbable run in the NCAA tournament finally came to an end on their final night in Oshkosh, Wis.

| Senior Sports Editor

Cowgirls, Tigers and Bears, oh my

The Washington University women’s soccer team will play in the Final Four for the second time in two years after two tight victories this past weekend. The No. 8-ranked Bears defeated No. 10 Hardin-Simmons University (HSU) in penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw on Saturday, and the following day pulled out 1-0 win over No. 2 Trinity University.

Anna Schoenfeld | Contributing Reporter

Women’s, men’s cross country cap off season with pair of top-four finishes

The Washington University women’s cross-country team finished second, while the men’s team finished fourth Saturday at the NCAA Division III Championships at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville, Ky.

| Sports Editor

Football falls short in NCAA playoff game at Oshkosh

The Washington University football team will have to go at least another year without an NCAA playoff win, after losing in their first-round matchup to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 49-13 on Saturday.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer faces challenges on both sides of the field in Sweet 16

After years of sustained success—winning four conference championships since 2011, with a combined 104-16-6 record in that time period and an appearance in the NCAA tournament finals last season—the Washington University women’s soccer team has one more box to check off: the national championship.

Anna Schoenfeld | Contributing Reporter