Washington University’s highly ranked volleyball program has been placed on probation and faces severe penalties after it was discovered that the team had been putting bounties on opposing players, according to a report released by the University Athletic Association Friday.
The Washington University baseball team bounced back from the pair of losses that closed its conference tournament to sweep three home games on Friday and Saturday. The Bears rallied for a 5-4 win in 10 innings against No. 24 Illinois Wesleyan University on Friday before eking out a 1-0 victory Saturday against St.
While most Washington University students headed home or to the beach for their spring break, many of the Wash. U. winter and spring athletic teams were in competition through part if not all of the break.
With a 10-1 record and top-five ranking to its name, the Washington University men’s basketball team was riding high into Illinois on Jan. 5 for its University Athletic Association opener against the University of Chicago. But the Bears endured a humbling defeat, scoring a season-low 60 points and losing by eight.
After two recent disappointing defeats, the No. 22 Washington University women’s basketball team needed another win. On Senior Day, the team’s regular season finale, it got just that as it beat the University of Chicago in a 65-48 wire-to-wire victory.
Two days after possibly finding itself on the precipice of the NCAA tournament bubble, the Washington University men’s basketball team did everything it could to make sure it wouldn’t end up on the outside looking in.
Bouncing back from a close loss to Brandeis University that was marred by poor free throw shooting, the No. 24 Washington University men’s basketball team picked up a pair of road victories this weekend.
With just one goal on Saturday against the University of Chicago, the Washington University men’s soccer team would have guaranteed itself a spot in the Division III tournament. But all the Bears’ shot attempts sailed wide, high or straight at the Maroons’ goalkeeper.
The Washington University football team was staring at a bleak 1-4 record halfway through the season, but coach Larry Kindbom remained confident in his team, and the Bears focused on improving each week, knowing they could still finish the season on a high note. On Saturday, Wash. U.’s focus and perseverance paid off against Case Western Reserve University.
On its Senior Day, when teams honor the hard work and achievement of their longest-tenured players, the Washington University women’s soccer team notched another win, making another big step toward this season’s goals.