Swimming: Beyer repeats as 400-IM champion; men 10th, women 23rd at NCAAs

When senior co-captain Alex Beyer touched the wall after the last length of his 400 individual medley, he was alone at the finish for nearly two seconds. The win also placed him alone in the Washington University history books: Beyer is the only swimmer to repeat as a national champion. The meet in Minneapolis was highlighted by multiple All-American swims and Beyer’s performance.

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Swimming: Bears pummel Panthers

Washington University swimmers took to the starting blocks and left the Principia College Panthers in their wake as the men’s team routed the competition 134-76 and the women picked up a 116-73 win.

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Swimming: 11 NCAA marks at Wheaton meet

The Washington University men’s and women’s swim teams underscored their third and fourth place finishes at the Wheaton Invitational with 11 NCAA-qualifying times for the weekend. This event was the Bears’ last competition of the fall season and is considered their most important meet behind the University Athletic Association and NCAA championships.

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Bears finalize preparation for Wheaton at WU Thanksgiving meet

Senior co-captain Jessie Lodewyk’s NCAA provisional cut in the 1,650-yard freestyle highlighted a strong weekend of Washington University swimming. The men placed fifth while the women took third at the Washington University Thanksgiving Invitational meet on November 20 and 21. Lodewyk earned the top spot in the mile with a 17:47.25 performance, and took third […]

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Swimming: Relay propels men, freshmen lead women to wins over DePauw

Coming off a loss at Division I Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the men’s and women’s swim teams both claimed victory over DePauw on Saturday. With a first-place finish in Saturday’s last event, the 400 freestyle relay, the men secured a 151-147 win, while the women’s squad bested the Tigers, 155-129.

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Recent Top Performers

Dylan Richter, men’s basketball: The freshman has earned significant playing time for the No. 3 Bears, averaging more than eight points per game. Richter led the team in scoring to open UAA play against the University of Chicago on Jan. 10, when he scored 13. Richter has scored in double figures in five of 12 […]

Records broken at invite

The Washington University swimming and diving team broke five school records and saw 15 swimmers provisionally or automatically qualify for nationals at the Wheaton Invitational during the weekend. “I thought they did a great job. What you try to do in a meet like this is try to gauge the effectiveness of your training and […]

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Men demolish DePauw, Women barely fall

One millisecond separated Washington University junior Dan Arteaga and DePauw University’s Brogan Runion in the 100-yard butterfly. “I tried to keep my head down and pushed as hard as I could. I looked up and saw I won,” Arteaga said. “Getting first was a big deal.” Arteaga’s time of 53.99 gave the Bears an extra […]