Each spring, various Wash. U. teams travel thousands of miles, flying to preseason warm ups, tournaments against high-ranking opposition and even national championships.
Spring sports have begun in earnest, and this weekend was highlighted by women’s tennis traveling to Chattanooga, Tenn. for indoor nationals and baseball playing its first home games of the year.
It’s cold out, but spring sports are starting.
The ITA Regional can be vitally important in establishing individual and team rankings for the Spring season. Senior Grace Deering and freshman Ally Persky took full advantage of that opportunity, running through the doubles field to take home the regional crown.
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.
It was a weekend of extremes at the UAA Championship in Altamonte Springs, Fla. for the Washington University women’s tennis team. On one hand, the No. 10 Bears ended their weekend with two straight losses for a fourth place finish, but on the other, senior Rebecca Ho reached a huge career milestone, breaking the all-time Wash. U. wins record with her 184th career victory.
It was a tale of two matches this weekend for the Washington University women’s tennis team. The No. 10 Bears coasted to a lopsided 8-1 victory of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Friday, then found themselves on the other side of the same scoreline Sunday afternoon against the University of Chicago.
Both Washington University tennis teams were in action this weekend, with the women traveling to the Midwest Invite in Madison, WI, and the men hosting their first home matches of the spring.
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.
Both Washington University tennis teams traveled out of state this weekend. With the congested spring break schedule behind them and UAA championships on the horizon, both teams picked up two wins away from home.