Chandler Kropp making waves, but don’t expect him to bring it up

That was the first time Kropp thought about the prospect of being transgender and becoming a man. It was also one of the first times Kropp ever wanted something badly.

While he grew up playing soccer and basketball, he dropped those two sports in favor of rowing at the beginning of his freshman year of high school. He quickly found success within the St. Louis rowing scene, setting his sights on the Division I and Division III levels.

Benjamin Simon | Staff Reporter

Auggie in the outfield: Mense leads as baseball’s lone senior

But on the field, Mense excels, first among Bears in walks and second in on-base percentage with a .435 mark. He’s just what you want from a leadoff hitter, getting on base early and often and letting the guys behind him bring him home.

| Staff Reporter

Baseball starts strong, finishes slow in key series with No. 10 Case Western

The Washington University baseball team faced off against No. 10 Case Western Reserve University at Kelly Field this past weekend for a four game series. The Bears split the series 2-2, winning Friday and Saturday by margins of 6-1 and 4-3 respectively, before dropping the final two contests, 9-1 and 4-0.

Josh Davis | Contributing Reporter

Softball stumbles through series against Case Western

After a successful two-game outing at Greenville University, the Washington University softball team suffered three losses against Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, before salvaging the final game of the set, 3-0.

Frank Yang | Staff Reporter

Men’s, women’s tennis score dominant wins in final home matches of 2018

The sun finally came to St. Louis this week, and that meant that after three long months of indoor tennis, the Washington University tennis teams this weekend finally emerged to the courts at the Tao Tennis Center.

| Associate Editor

Women’s tennis rallies past NAIA William Woods on senior day

The Wash. U women’s tennis team had an impressive series of comebacks to defeat NAIA No. 7 William Woods University Tuesday.

| Senior Sports Editor

Weekend recap: Men’s, women’s tennis, golf, track all see action

It was a busy spring weekend for Washington University sports teams. Both tennis teams, the women’s golf team and the track team all played and had some impressive showings.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

Softball scores 11 back-to-back to sweep Greenville, get back on track

The Washington University softball team bounced back from last weekend’s four-game sweep at the hands of Emory University, completing a sweep of its own at Greenville University Thursday in Greenville, Ill.

| Senior Sports Editor

Polar Bears: Figure skating marches to Mile High City for first nationals

They are the Wash. U. figure skating team, one of the University’s 40 sport clubs. And the next time they lace up, it won’t be from the usual 3:50 to 4:50 p.m. at Creve Coeur Ice Arena. No, this time, they’ll spend the weekend at the University of Denver competing in the United States Figure Skating Association Intercollegiate Championships in Colorado.

| Senior Sports Editor

The beauty in defeat: Takeaways from a year of losing

Having joined the Washington University community this year, I started following the results of our sports teams. The results of the year fit with the results of my other favorite teams. The Wash. U. women’s soccer team had an impressive season, but they exited their pursuit of another championship earlier than expected.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor