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.
Jack Kurzu is a graduate student, pursuing an M.B.A. at the Olin School of Business. He is a member of the Washington University football team, where he plays guard. In many ways, he’s a normal, high-achieving student at the Wash. U. However, the path from high school to Olin for Kurzu has taken many turns.
Saturday afternoon, as the seasons turned from summer to fall, the Washington University football team showed that it is ready for its own adjustment to the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), with a 51-31 victory over Carthage College.
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.
This past Thursday, the Washington University women’s soccer team picked up another impressive win against their Wydown rivals, Fontbonne University by a score of 4-0.
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.
The fall sports season is in full swing, with a number of electric matchups each day, from MLB to the NFL to NCAA football to Washington University sports. We asked our writers what games they expect to be the most exciting this weekend as Wash. U. students search for a respite from the weekly grind.
This weekend, four members of the Washington University men’s tennis team traveled to Newport, R.I., for the third annual Hall of Fame Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Grass Court Invitational. The four athletes, seniors Konrad Kozlowski and Radha Vishnubhotla, junior Bernardo Neves and sophomore Benjamin van der Sman, competed against players from Bowdoin College, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Colleges and Trinity University in a showdown of the nation’s best Division III tennis players.
Taking place in Claremont, Calif. this past weekend, the East-West Challenge pitted Wash. U. against three ranked teams, including the defending national champions, Claremont Mudd Scripps.
This weekend, the Washington University women’s soccer team continued their undefeated season with wins over Rhodes College and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.