Each spring, various Wash. U. teams travel thousands of miles, flying to preseason warm ups, tournaments against high-ranking opposition and even national championships.
It’s been a busy spring for Washington University athletics. But, for the most part, scheduled spring games are over, and Wash. U. athletes, just like the rest of us, are now strapping in for the push through finals week, all the while preparing for playoff matches on the other side of their exams.
The Washington University women’s track and field team won the UAA Championship, while the Red and Green men finished second at Stagg Field and Hayden Track in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
Every athlete dreams of being just one breath away from a championship, of feeling the sensation as they cross the finish line, and hard work instantaneously transforms into sweet victory. For senior Daisy Ogede and the rest of the women’s track and field team, that moment arrived March 11.
With the indoor track and field nationals fast approaching, Washington University delivered a dominant weekend in the UAA championships, winning nine events and 19 top-five finishes.
Here are some critical stats from the first two months of the winter sports season.
The men’s and women’s track and field teams collected a pair of victories at the Keck Invitational, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University Saturday.
The Washington University women’s and men’s indoor track and field teams had a strong showing in their first event of the year Saturday afternoon at the I-55 Triangular in Bloomington, Ill. The No. 1 women’s team snagged eight titles to finish first, while the No. 17 men’s team won six en route to a second-place finish.
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