The Washington University volleyball team’s season came to a close Saturday afternoon in Chicago’s Ratner Center, as the Bears fell 3-1 to No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University in the NCAA Tournament second round.
Playing deep into November is nothing new for Washington University’s volleyball team. When the Bears got formal confirmation that they would be in the field of 64 for the 2018 NCAA tournament, it was the 32nd consecutive year they received that news.
In their last game before the University Athletic Association championship tournament, the Washington University volleyball team picked up a 3-1 victory against Greenville University on the road.
The Washington University volleyball team had a solid weekend at the Baden Invitational. The Bears rebounded from a tough loss Friday with three straight wins.
The Washington University volleyball team rebounded from a 3-0 loss at the hands of then-No. 12 Emory University to beat Westminster College in straight sets Tuesday. The now-No. 12 Bears have won eight of their last nine games, bringing their record to 19-5.
The Washington University Volleyball team emerged from the Wash. U invitational this weekend unconquered and with a win over a top five team.
Down 10-18 and trailing by two sets, the Washington University volleyball team dug in and fought back, putting together a 5-1 run and closing the distance. But it wasn’t enough, as the Maroons of the University of Chicago were able to hold on to take the set and match 0-3.
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.
After defeating No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan University Wednesday night, the Bears hosted four opponents during this weekend’s Bear Invite and dispatched all of them in turn, including a trio of 3-0 sweeps and a victory over No. 13 Carthage College.
The volleyball team played their first games of the season on the road at Transylvania University this past weekend