The Washington University volleyball team’s season came to a close Saturday afternoon in Chicago’s Ratner Center, as the Bears fell 3-1 to No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University in the NCAA Tournament second round.
Playing deep into November is nothing new for Washington University’s volleyball team. When the Bears got formal confirmation that they would be in the field of 64 for the 2018 NCAA tournament, it was the 32nd consecutive year they received that news.
In their last game before the University Athletic Association championship tournament, the Washington University volleyball team picked up a 3-1 victory against Greenville University on the road.
The Washington University volleyball team had a solid weekend at the Baden Invitational. The Bears rebounded from a tough loss Friday with three straight wins.
The Washington University volleyball team rebounded from a 3-0 loss at the hands of then-No. 12 Emory University to beat Westminster College in straight sets Tuesday. The now-No. 12 Bears have won eight of their last nine games, bringing their record to 19-5.
While Washington University students rested during Fall Break, the Red and Green sports teams kept on chugging along, completing a successful four-day weekend to enter the home stretch. Here’s a snapshot of what you may have missed while you were letting loose (or catching up on your snoozes).
All but one fall team is ranked; women’s golf and women’s soccer stand No. 1 in Division III; the cross country squads and volleyball remain top-10; and men’s soccer just entered the top-25 in the nation. Things are getting serious around Danforth Campus—here’s what’s in store as we transition from the former portion of the calendar to the latter.
The Washington University Volleyball team emerged from the Wash. U invitational this weekend unconquered and with a win over a top five team.
Down 10-18 and trailing by two sets, the Washington University volleyball team dug in and fought back, putting together a 5-1 run and closing the distance. But it wasn’t enough, as the Maroons of the University of Chicago were able to hold on to take the set and match 0-3.
After defeating No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan University Wednesday night, the Bears hosted four opponents during this weekend’s Bear Invite and dispatched all of them in turn, including a trio of 3-0 sweeps and a victory over No. 13 Carthage College.