The name of the game for Washington University’s football team this weekend was defense in a 23-10 victory over Elmhurst College
If watching the team you like lose is kind of like getting your teeth cleaned, watching the team you like lose in a 13-inning, five-hour-long elimination game is kind of like getting your wisdom teeth extracted by a fresh-out-of-medical-school oral surgeon who doesn’t believe in using anesthesia.
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.
Through 10 games, the Washington University women’s soccer team is one of five teams not to have suffered a defeat in the nation. They have dominated opponents to this point, and much of the reason why has to do with their defensive play.
That year, 2007, James Shadrach Schoenke moved to St. Louis from Atlanta. Friday, he stood front and center as the St. Louis Sports Commission unveiled an Olympic rings “Spectacular” at Washington University, reviving a now-114-year-old legacy. There was no shortage of enthusiasm in the crowd.
In the past two weeks, campus has seen this group of female athletes unite in a more official fashion outside of a group chat and social events. Athletes have been seen sporting black or white t-shirts with the lettering, “FEMALE ATHLETE,” with the world “FEMALE” struck through and in smaller type below, “JUDGED BY ACHIEVEMENTS NOT BY GENDER”.
The No. 1-ranked Wash. U. women’s soccer team remained undefeated as they pulled out a 2-1 home victory over the Emory Eagles.
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.
Fresh off an impressive offensive performance against Carthage College, the Washington University football team looked to continue their momentum against North Park University Saturday afternoon.
The Washington University men’s tennis team finished the fall phase of its 2018-19 season on a high note this weekend at the International Tennis Association Central Regionals, as sophomore Ethan Hillis made it to the tournament final and will face the University of Chicago’s Jeremy Yuan in the championship match Monday morning.