At 6-6-1, the Bears entered the weekend on the cusp of the playoffs, with the opportunity to put themselves further in the hunt with wins against Brandeis and New York University. The Bears defeated Brandeis, 2-0, and tied NYU, 1-1.
The Washington University women’s soccer team won two games against conference opponents this weekend. The first was a close contest with a thrilling ending. The latter was a victory on Senior Day that officially clinched a conference title for the Bears.
The Washington University baseball team capped off a successful weekend of play on Sunday, winning their third game and clinching the series against New York University.
Wash. U. has not lost a game in 2018. That includes a undefeated UAA record.
Despite leading by 14 with 10 minutes to play, the Bears lost in overtime to NYU.
The Washington University women’s soccer team began its final string of road games this weekend with a decisive win against Brandeis University on Friday before a narrow win over No. 25 New York University.
Two overtime periods were not enough to separate two conference rivals on a rainy Sunday in New York, as the Washington University men’s soccer team played to a draw with New York University.
On the one hand, the Bears picked up two wins against conference rivals. On the other, Wash. U. fell short in their biggest match of the weekend against tenth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University.
Traveling northeast for their penultimate regular season weekend, the Washington University men’s and women’s basketball teams arrived in Waltham, Mass., under very different circumstances. The No. 9 women were locked in a dogfight for the University Athletic Association crown with No. 12 University of Rochester while the men, long out of the postseason race, looked to extend their recent run of strong play and put to bed memories of their recent six-game skid. Up against Brandeis University and New York University, both teams got what they came for, securing a pair of victories each.
For two straight games, Washington University Men’s Basketball found itself in need of a three-point play in its final possession. Each time, the team came up short.