That young girl was Jenn Dynis, current senior and captain of the Washington University women’s basketball team. She’s one of three players on the women’s basketball team who transferred from Division I programs, the other two being senior Zoe Vernon and sophomore Madeline Homoly.
Up against Division I University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—a program with 17 Big Ten championships—the Washington University men’s basketball team led for most of the first half, fell behind by as much as 29 and finally went on a 18-1 run to close the gap. It was enough to make the sparse exhibition game crowd shift in their seats but not enough to beat a team that occasionally sends players to the NBA.
Washington University’s rugby team, which currently competes at the USA Rugby Division II level, will be moving up to Division I in fall 2016.
The Washington University swimming and diving teams made a splash in their season opener with a pair of victories over Division I Saint Louis University.
The Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will face stiff competition when they face a pair of Division I opponents in their opening two weeks.
From academic crisis to a nationally televised sucker punch to the rise of women’s sports, numerous members of the Washington University community have lived, played and worked through headline events in Division I sports.
Though cross-country meets before November serve primarily as tune-ups for conference, regional and national championship meets, the Greater Louisville Classic presents an annual opportunity for Washington University to test its mettle against opponents from Divisions I and II. “It’s good experience—our goal is to do well at nationals, and so to have that experience prior […]
To kick off its season, the Washington University men’s tennis team hit the road for West Lafayette, Ind. to take part in the Purdue Invitational. Early showers on Friday cleared up over the weekend as the Bears played tough against a bevy of stiff Division I competition.
College athletics, particularly basketball and football, were my main source of entertainment during the duller moments of winter break. While I enjoyed and appreciated the great skills of the players and coaches, I never had an avid interest in who won each game.
The Washington University swimming and diving team split a dual meet against Division I rival St. Louis University over the weekend. The men defeated the Billikens 122.5-100.5 while the women lost to SLU 163-83.