The Washington University football team returned home for its final game of the regular season against Carroll University, hosting Senior Day as it conquered the Pioneers with ease, 44-6, Saturday at Francis Field. The Bears jumped ahead early and managed to make quick work of the struggling Carroll team on a cold Saturday afternoon.
The Washington University football team walked away with a thrilling win Saturday at Millikin University, coming back from a two-touchdown deficit to beat the Big Blue, 49-42, in Decatur, Ill.
Wash. U. scored on the first four possessions of the second half to show Augustana that they hungered more for the win. The Bears went on to take the game, 38-24.
Though the scoreboard went from 21-7 to 21-21 by the middle of the third quarter Wash. U.’s ferocious comeback ultimately fell short, with the Bears falling 27-21 Sunday at Francis Field as they saw their four-game winning streak come to an end.
Still, through six games, the Bears have shattered expectations. At 5-1, they’re currently second in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) and could easily move into a tie for first with a win this week at home against No. 17 Illinois Wesleyan University.
While Washington University students rested during Fall Break, the Red and Green sports teams kept on chugging along, completing a successful four-day weekend to enter the home stretch. Here’s a snapshot of what you may have missed while you were letting loose (or catching up on your snoozes).
All but one fall team is ranked; women’s golf and women’s soccer stand No. 1 in Division III; the cross country squads and volleyball remain top-10; and men’s soccer just entered the top-25 in the nation. Things are getting serious around Danforth Campus—here’s what’s in store as we transition from the former portion of the calendar to the latter.
The name of the game for Washington University’s football team this weekend was defense in a 23-10 victory over Elmhurst College
Fresh off an impressive offensive performance against Carthage College, the Washington University football team looked to continue their momentum against North Park University Saturday afternoon.
Saturday afternoon, as the seasons turned from summer to fall, the Washington University football team showed that it is ready for its own adjustment to the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), with a 51-31 victory over Carthage College.