Football’s conference status forces scheduling gymnastics

Throwing together a new calendar in 18 months is a lot like finding partners for a group project the day before it’s due.

In a unique twist to the term “student athletics,” the Washington University football team had to do just that for the 2017 season.

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Men’s tennis earns dramatic victory over No. 5 Chicago

In a heavyweight battle between the sixth-ranked Bears and the No. 5 Maroons, Jeremy Bush pulled through, winning the third set 8-6.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Softball drops three of four as Venturella returns to Chicago

Venturella returned to the city where she spent eight seasons and won 195 games as the head coach of the University of Illinois at Chicago, when the Bears travelled to the Windy City to take on the University of Chicago. The series, however, was largely disappointing for Wash. U., which dropped three out of four games.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Women’s soccer clinches conference title with OT win over Chicago

The Washington University women’s soccer team scored the lone goal in overtime to defeat No. 8 University of Chicago 1-0 and claim the conference title for the second year in a row.

Anna Schoenfeld | Contributing Reporter

Swimming teams capture runner-up finishes at UAA Championships

In the final meet before nationals, the Washington University men’s and women’s swimming teams both came away with runner-up finishes at the University Athletic Championships from Wednesday through Saturday in Rochester, N.Y.

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Football tops Chicago 37-23 in last regular season game

In the Washington University football team’s final game of the season, senior tailback Cody Ratermann rushed for 171 yards on 30 carried, both career highs, to lift the Bears to a comfortable 37-23 victory over Southern Athletic Association (SAA) opponent University of Chicago.

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On the pitch: Women’s soccer clinch UAA, men fall in double OT to Chicago

On Saturday, both the Washington University men’s and women’s soccer teams travelled to the Windy City to take on the University of Chicago in their regular season finales. With a University Athletic Association title on the line, women defeated the Maroons 2-0, clinching the conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament in the process.

Nivan Lakshman | Staff Reporter

Senior trip moves to Kansas City, Mo.

After years of being held in Chicago, this year’s senior class trip will be held on the other side of the state in Kansas City, Mo.

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Women’s tennis falls short

Midwest Invitational loss to Chicago follows two strong wins against regional foes Denison and DePauw

The No. 13 Washington University women’s tennis team reached the championship of the Midwest Invitational before falling to No. 6 University of Chicago Saturday in Madison, Wis. The Bears dominated against Denison University and No.

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Volleyball splits five-setters against ranked conference opponents

The Washington University women’s volleyball team was reeling. Already with one weekend loss smearing the team’s record, the Bears had just squandered a two-set lead against rival Emory University and were forced to enter a fifth set with all the momentum on the Eagles’ side.

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