The No. 18-ranked Washington University women’s basketball team started out their regular season this past weekend. Hosting the 18th annual McWilliams Classic tournament, they faced off against No. 22 University of Texas at Dallas.
Facing opponents with a combined 17-47-1 record heading into the weekend, the No. 18 Washington University softball team dominated and earned six victories.
With the regular season coming to a close, the Washington University softball team recorded its 30th victory after winning its fourth game of the weekend, but two losses against a regionally ranked opponent left the Bears wondering whether they will make the postseason.
As she strode to the batter’s box for her first plate appearance on Senior Day, catcher Sondra Polonsky had a promise to keep. “I actually told my dad that I was going to hit a home run in my first at-bat because my parents are always late, and I wanted them to be on time for Senior Day.
The No. 24 Washington University softball team took three of four games this weekend to keep its NCAA tournament hopes alive. On Sunday, the Bears split a doubleheader with Blackburn College on the road, winning the first game 9-1 but falling 5-1 in the second game.