Women’s soccer wants deeper playoff run after record 2013

Following a record-setting 20 victories last season, but a third consecutive heartbreaking defeat in the NCAA Quarterfinals, the No. 4 Washington University women’s soccer team returns to the field this fall hungrier than ever for a deep postseason run.

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Five soccer players earn regional honors, Conlon named top coach

After a record-setting season that ended in playoff disappointment, Washington University head women’s soccer coach Jim Conlon earned Division III Central Region Coach of the Year honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Conlon received the award for the second straight season. He led the Bears to the second No.

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No. 1 women’s soccer bows out in national quarterfinals

A historic season came to a close this Sunday as the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer team lost a penalty shootout to Capital University in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III tournament at Francis Field. A 3-0 Saturday victory over No.

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Women’s soccer hosts NCAA sectional with season on line: A breakdown of the matchups between Wash. U. and the three visiting schools

One week after the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer team overcame two early deficits in home playoff victories, the Bears will play at Francis Field again in an effort to advance to the semifinals in San Antonio. The Bears will take on No. 18 University of Puget Sound on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 11 a.m.

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Women’s soccer rallies twice in opening playoff weekend

While two early deficits almost turned the weekend sour for the No. 1 ranked Washington University women’s soccer team, the Bears fought back in both home games to advance to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament. The Bears defeated St. Norbert College 5-2 on Friday and No. 19 Calvin College 3-1 on Saturday.

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First-year starting goalkeeper French leads No. 1 women’s soccer into playoffs

After a stellar regular season that led to its second- ever No. 1 national ranking, the Washington University women’s soccer team will try to maintain that perch in the postseason. At the center of the push is sophomore goal- keeper Amy French, who has been nearly unflappable throughout her first season in the net. While Wash. U.

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Women’s soccer ends regular season on win

The No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer team closed out its regular season with a 2-0 victory at the University of Chicago on Saturday, finishing the season with a 17-1 record and an undefeated 7-0 record in the University Athletic Association. The Bears’ 17 regular-season wins are the most in team history.

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Women’s soccer clinches share of UAA title in weekend matches

With a 2-1 road victory over conference foe New York University on Sunday, the Washington University men’s soccer team positioned itself better for an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament. An 86th-minute goal by freshman midfielder/back Jake Shapiro, assisted by freshman midfielder Grant Baltes, gave Wash. U. the lead for good.

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Women’s soccer heads into weekend games with No. 1 ranking

For only the second time in school history, the Washington University women’s soccer team has attained a No. 1 ranking in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll, announced Tuesday. The Bears defended their top ranking later that day, beating Millikin University 4-0 on the road in Decatur, Ill. Wash. U. dominated the game, outshooting Millikin 35-8.

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Women’s soccer rolls on to victory over extended weekend

Friends and family of the Washington University women’s soccer team filled the stands at Francis Field as seniors were honored in front of the home fans Sunday. On the field, the No. 2 Bears took care of business with a 4-2 victory over the University of Rochester, which followed Friday’s 2-0 win over visiting Case Western Reserve University.

Albert Mo | Contributing Reporter