The No. 9 Washington University women’s soccer team had an up-and-down road trip this past weekend, losing to No. 3 Wheaton College 4-0 on Saturday in Illinois but rebounding Sunday with a 4-0 victory of its own against DePauw University in Indiana. The Wheaton game was a rematch against the extremely talented team that knocked it out of the playoffs last season.
Coming off an upset victory over No. 14 DePauw University earlier in the week, the Washington University baseball team picked up two key road wins Sunday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. First, the Bears held on for a 5-4 win over Coe College and then outhit Grinnell College en route to an 11-7 victory.
The rubber match between the Washington University and DePauw women’s tennis teams did not go quite the way the Bears were hoping. Despite a good start in doubles, the No. 11 Bears were tripped up by No. 12 DePauw, dropping a 5-4 contest on Saturday morning at the Tao Tennis Center.
After sailing through its final contest before the University Athletic Association championships next weekend, the Washington University men’s tennis team is playing its best tennis at the right time. Playing at home for the final time this season, the No. 17 Bears topped No.
From Friday through Sunday, the No. 14 Washington University women’s tennis team competed in the 2012 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Indoor Championship in Greencastle, Ind. Although the Bears had a good start to the season, they faced three highly ranked teams at the championship, winning against No. 6 Denison University and losing to both No.
The Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams split victories this past weekend against DePauw University Saturday, Oct. 29, with the women’s team taking a 168-126 win while the men’s fell 173-120. The women’s side won 11 events overall, with sophomores Chi Pham and Meghan Lam taking two victories each. Pham won the 200-yard freestyle (1:58.
As another week passed, another quality victory came for the No. 3 Washington University women’s golf team. The Bears (304-306, 610) led from beginning to end at the Pat Clouse Invitational in Springfield, Ohio, as they defeated No. 2 DePauw University (316-317, 633) by 23 strokes. Rounding out the top five teams of the competition were No.
The No. 5 Washington University women’s golf team left the Katman Klassic hosted by No. 2 DePauw University with a lot to feel good about following their score of 647. While the Bears only managed a third-place finish, they finished just one stroke out of second place and ahead of three other ranked opponents.
The No. 17 Washington University women’s tennis team (12-3) traveled to Madison, Wis., for the 2011 Midwest Invitational as the fifth seed and finished in third place overall with victories over No. 11 Gustavus Adolphus College and No. 14 DePauw University. The team’s only loss came to No. 3 University of Chicago.
The defending national champions have reached the postseason for the 22nd straight season. The No. 12 Washington University women’s basketball team will face No. 10 Denison University in the opening round of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship tournament on Friday night in Holland, Mich., as announced Monday by the NCAA Selection Committee.