Each spring, various Wash. U. teams travel thousands of miles, flying to preseason warm ups, tournaments against high-ranking opposition and even national championships.
Men’s soccer took on a conference foe, the golf team traveled to Ohio and while fall WILD was taking place in Brookings, swimming and diving and volleyball both hosted competitions.
The Washington University women’s golf team finished up its season this weekend, traveling to Normal, Illinois to compete with 22 other schools in the Kathy Niepangan Spring Fling, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University. The Bears had a strong outing, finishing second overall and first among Division III teams.
The spring sports season has passed its midpoint, with a little less than a month left for most of Washington University’s teams. This weekend offers plenty of Red and Green on the docket, with only the No. 18 baseball team out of action. Let’s take a look at the other five Bears teams playing this weekend.
As the school year races towards the finish line, so too does Washington University’s spring sports regular season.
The No. 14 Washington University golf team used a final round 307 to snag fourth place in its final match of the season at the 2016 Kathy Niepagan Spring Fling this weekend in Joliet, Ill.
Just because you were chilling on a beach in Aruba over spring break doesn’t mean Student Life Sports wasn’t keeping careful tabs on the Washington University athletic scene. Now that you’re back, we’ve assembled the highlights for your reading pleasure.
A road victory over the No. 2 men’s soccer team in the country highlighted a busy first weekend of the Washington University fall sports calendar, in which the Bears nearly went undefeated across a spate of sports.
The third annual WUSTL Spring Invitational came down to one stroke, and the No. 1 Washington University women’s golf team was on the wrong end of the final standings. Despite the narrow loss to NAIA No. 6 William Woods University, which has now won every rendition of the tournament, the Bears chose to dwell on the positives.
After having difficulty with cold and rainy conditions on the first day, the No. 3 Washington University women’s golf team placed fourth at the O’Brien National Invitational in South Bend, Ind., this past Sunday and Monday. The Bears shot an overall two-day score of 652, finishing 26 strokes behind tournament champion and No.