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UW-La Crosse’s Josh Whitman named new athletic director

After a lengthy search to find a replacement for longtime Director of Athletics John Schael, Josh Whitman has been named Washington University’s next athletic director, Provost Holden Thorp announced in a press release Wednesday. Whitman will take over the role Aug. 1.

Women’s tennis clinches a third place finish in the UAA

In its final tournament before the NCAA Championships, the No. 9 Washington University women’s tennis team bounced back from a loss in the conference semifinals with a spirited performance to earn third place in the University Athletic Association Championships in Altamonte Springs, Fla. The Bears cruised past No.

Men’s tennis rolls to second straight UAA championship

The No. 2 Washington University men’s tennis team cruised through University Athletic Association competition en route to its second straight conference championship in Altamonte Springs, Fla., this weekend. The Red and Green’s opponents never won more than two matches in each round as the Bears topped ranked foes at each stage of the three-day tournament.

Men and women sweep UAA track titles for first time since 2009

For the seventh time in school history, the Washington University men and women’s track-and-field teams both won University Athletic Association outdoor titles by scoring across a variety of events over the weekend in Chicago.

Softball wins 30th game to close out regular season

With the regular season coming to a close, the Washington University softball team recorded its 30th victory after winning its fourth game of the weekend, but two losses against a regionally ranked opponent left the Bears wondering whether they will make the postseason.

2013-14 athletics achievements by the numbers

2013-14 was a banner year for Washington University athletics. Three teams earned No. 1 rankings, and 10 University Athletic Association championships were brought back to the Danforth Campus. Ten student-athletes were named UAA MVPs, and the Bears’ rosters featured 28 All-Americans. Here is a review of each team’s accomplishments from the year through April 27.

Tennis: Men aim for title repeat, women for first win

Men’s tennis Hoping to repeat as University Athletic Association champions, the No. 2 Washington University men’s tennis team is riding a six-match winning streak and a 16-2 overall record into this weekend’s UAA tournament in Altamonte Springs, Fla. The Bears begin the three-day tournament on Thursday against No.

Track hopes for two titles at UAA Outdoor Championships

Men’s track and field Looking for its sixth straight University Athletic Association outdoor title, the Washington University men’s track-and-field team is projected to be in a dead heat with Carnegie Mellon University at the UAA Outdoor Championships in Chicago. According to head coach Jeff Stiles, the two are tied on paper.

Softball honors seniors, sweeps two home doubleheaders

The Washington University softball team’s weekend was full of drama—walk-off wins, an explosive offense and Senior Day—mixed with an optimistic ending as the Bears came out with four exciting victories. Wash. U.

Baseball wins 3 of 4 games against DePauw

Behind freshman CJ Price batting 7-for-10 on Friday and senior Kyle Billig setting a school record for all-time career runs scored on Saturday, the Washington University baseball team bested DePauw University in three of four games at home.

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