The Bears suffered their first defeat on home turf to No. 4 University of Chicago Saturday at Francis Olympic Stadium, falling to 7-7-2, where their record will remain.
Though the two teams will be wearing the same colors in both games Saturday afternoon, the stakes will be very different, with the women looking to wrap up the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament and the men fighting for their playoff lives.
At 6-6-1, the Bears entered the weekend on the cusp of the playoffs, with the opportunity to put themselves further in the hunt with wins against Brandeis and New York University. The Bears defeated Brandeis, 2-0, and tied NYU, 1-1.
Crunch time is approaching for the Washington University men’s soccer team as three crucial UAA matches near. However, a 1-0 loss Sunday afternoon at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Whitewater, Wis. complicated the Bears’ momentum heading into that crucial stretch.
The Washington University men’s soccer team tied No. 6 University of Rochester on the road 2-2 in double overtime on Sunday.
The Washington University men’s soccer team’s five-game winning streak was broken Monday night in Franklin, Tenn., as the Bears fell, 3-2, to Oglethorpe University.
A 2-1 victory breaks a streak of four years where Emory dominated the Bears. Heading into the game Emory were ranked No. 6 in the league and with a season record of 8-0.
Compared to the intensity of the previous week’s games, the Washington University men’s soccer team’s game at Greenville University in Greenville, Ill. was a breeze. The Bears jumped out to an early 2-0 lead courtesy of a pair of goals by senior forward Ryan Sproule, then cruised through the second half on the way to a 5-0 victory to move to 4-3 on the season.
After home wins against Wartburg College and Fontbonne University last week, the Bears hoped to keep the momentum going as they hosted Wheaton College. Getting that win, however, proved to be an uphill battle for Wash. U., as the game went all the way to double overtime.
The Washington University men’s soccer team won its second straight home game, beating local rival Fontbonne University, 3-2, in overtime Tuesday at Francis Field. Senior forward Ryan Sproule played the role of hero, tying the game in the 89th minute and then winning it in the 94th.