Wash. U. stifled the Yellowjackets from the perimeter, holding Rochester to one of 22 from three.
Back to back wins against University of Rochester and Emory University in back to back weeks. The Bears are 18-2.
Freshman Jack Nolan and senior Matt Highsmith provided an offensive spark against the Yellowjackets and Eagles, respectively.
A three-pointer barrage couldn’t save Wash. U. from the Yellowjackets. Two days later the bench came up big against the Eagles.
Just like many other Wash. U. students, the Bears traveled to Chicago, Ill. over fall break. Instead of taking pictures of the Chicago Bean, however, the volleyball team matched up with four UAA rivals, including two heavyweight bouts with ranked opposition.
The Washington University women’s soccer team continued on their winning run this week, beating Principia College 4-0 Monday and the University of Rochester 6-0 Sunday in its UAA home debut.
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: To kick off University Athletic Association play for the season, both the Washington University men’s and women’s soccer teams hosted the University of Rochester. Both Bears teams combined to outshoot their opponents by a plus-14 margin, but only the women walked away with a victory, beating the Yellowjackets 2-0. The men would play to a 1-1 double overtime draw.
Despite a second-half scoring barrage, the No. 7 Bears’ rally fell short against the University of Rochester in a 76-75 road defeat on Sunday, just the team’s second defeat this season.
In their highest-scoring weekend of the season, the Bears fell to No. 20 Emory University, 93-87, on Friday before salvaging a weekend split against the University of Rochester with a 94-87 victory on Sunday.
It took fewer than three years and fewer than 75 games for junior Melissa Gilkey and senior Chris Klimek to each score their 1,000th career point as Washington University basketball players. Years of hard work and some tough choices led each player to the Bears and the success they are enjoying on the hardwood.