Kurt Rohrbeck

Kurt Rohrbeck is the senior sports editor for Student Life.

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Men’s basketball splits two on the road

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.

Men’s tennis wins first of spring

The fourth-ranked Washington Unviersity men’s tennis team picked up its first win of the spring season with a 5-4 victory over Division II No. 28 Southwest Baptist University on Saturday afternoon at King’s Point Racquet Club in Belleville, Ill. The breakdown of results was very similar to the team’s season-opening loss to Drury University the previous weekend.

The pitch to Wash. U. athletic recruits

One week ago, the college football landscape was fixated on one of its favorite days of the year: national signing day.

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Men’s tennis drops spring opener 5-4 to Div. II Drury

The Washington University men’s tennis team’s first match of the spring season ended in a bit of a setback as the Bears lost a 5-4 contest to Division II Drury University on Saturday evening at the Creve Coeur Racquet Club. It was the Bears’ first home loss in nearly two years with the last being a 5-4 loss to the University of Chicago on April 2, 2011.

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A brief history lesson in Wash. U. sports malfunctions

One of the most notable moments in last Sunday’s Super Bowl occurred just 1:32 into the third quarter, when half of the lights in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans went out. It took 34 minutes for the crews there to fix the problem and get the game going again.

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Women’s basketball bounces back with two big wins

The No. 12 women’s basketball team came out and won two games at home, easily beating Carnegie Mellon University 85-54 on Friday before exacting their revenge on Case Western Reserve University with a 58-35 win on Sunday.

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Venue change doesn’t hold back Bears, with three weekend wins

A last-minute change in the location of Saturday’s swim meet didn’t stop the Washington University swim and dive teams from cruising to three wins out of four in their final meet before conference championships. Relocated to Principia College in Elsah, Ill., due to issues with the I.E.

Inter-class dynamic propels women’s swim team: With freshmen ready to compete, swimming team grows stronger

The jump from high-school to college athletics typically involves a bit of a learning curve, and that’s certainly true for most student-athletes here at Washington University.

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By the numbers: Obscure stats from the break

While Alan Aboona’s jaw-dropping performance from behind the arc on Jan. 11 was almost certainly the most noteworthy stat line in the Washington University athletic program since Student Life’s last publication on Dec. 10, it certainly wasn’t the only one that raised some eyebrows. Here are some numbers and achievements from the winter athletic teams.

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Buzzer-beater gives men’s hoops first loss of the season

Every time down the court during the second half of Saturday night’s Top 25 men’s basketball matchup, Wheaton College looked like it had taken the step that would put it ahead for good—a three-pointer, an and-one lay-in, a steal on the defensive end; each time, however, Washington University came right back and brought it back within reach.

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