The best sports moments of fall 2011

9. Men’s soccer goes viral – From Student Life’s front page to the local NBC station’s morning news, the men’s soccer team hit the big time with its road trip music videos. They “rocketeered” to Atlanta, hit the waves in Iowa and finally “made it.” Don’t be too mean, folks; these videos made the bus […]

| Senior Sports Editor

WU students win prize for shorts program

Janji, a sports apparel company founded by Washington University students, won first place in the 2011 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) Sports/Outdoors Business Plan Competition last weekend. The company beat out 15 other teams to win the first place prize of $20,000.

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Phillips sets provisional qualifying time at Fighting Scot Invitational

Junior co-captain Liz Phillips set a provisional qualifying mark in the mile run, to go along with the Washington University track and field team’s five first-place finishes on Saturday at the Monmouth Fighting Scot Invitational.

| Senior Sports Editor

Best male athlete

We couldn’t ignore Michael Burnstein’s staggering accomplishments during his career at Wash. U. In just two years, since his transfer here in 2009, Burnstein has established himself—not only as one of the best male runners in University history, but also as one of the best runners in the nation.

Track and Field: Davis and Hoppenot steal the show in record fashion

Sophomore Dan Davis finally reached his automatic qualifying time for the 55-meter hurdles, while setting a new Washington University indoor record in the process with a time of 7.53 seconds, en route to another victory at Monmouth College. But Davis, who broke his own record set last week, was more excited about the meet’s implications for this season.

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Cross country: Women ahead of the pack, men strong at Oshkosh

Only the number one team in the country could beat Wash. U.’s women’s cross country team in Saturday’s meet at Oshkosh, Wis. The men’s team finished seventh out of 35 as the women beat out 32 other squads.

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