It’s been a busy spring for Washington University athletics. But, for the most part, scheduled spring games are over, and Wash. U. athletes, just like the rest of us, are now strapping in for the push through finals week, all the while preparing for playoff matches on the other side of their exams.
At Division III schools, most athletes end their career after their graduate. One Bear, however, is not letting his dream die when he receives his diploma in Brookings Quadrangle this May.
The Washington University baseball and softball teams must have been given the same script this weekend, because each went win-loss-win-loss against Case Western Reserve University Friday and Saturday, with each respective pair of wins and losses following a similar pattern.
Pitching on his birthday, senior Brad Margolin delivered a performance worth celebrating. On Friday, in the first game of Washington University’s series against 10th-ranked Emory University, Margolin struck out nine and allowed only one hit in a complete game shutout.
Despite nature postponing the Washington University baseball team’s doubleheader with Illinois Wesleyan University until Sunday, the Bears made the most of the afternoon, beating the Titans 14-1 and 5-2 at Kelly Field.
While many Washington University students hit the beach or headed home for spring break, the school’s athletic programs didn’t miss a beat.
The Washington University baseball team wrapped up a five-game home stand with ease, defeating neighbor Fontbonne University 10-2 Wednesday afternoon at Kelly Field.
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When I was a little girl, I loved to hear my dad talk about baseball. He grew up watching the legends: Ernie Banks, Billie Williams, Ron Santo.
As the school year races towards the finish line, so too does Washington University’s spring sports regular season.