The No. 5 Washington University women’s golf team left the Katman Klassic hosted by No. 2 DePauw University with a lot to feel good about following their score of 647. While the Bears only managed a third-place finish, they finished just one stroke out of second place and ahead of three other ranked opponents.
With gusts up to 40 miles per hour at The Links in Jacksonville, Ill., No. 5 Washington University did just enough to withstand the weather and earn its first victory of the spring. The team defeated No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University and No.
Battling horrendous conditions that would make even the most rugged of golfers cringe, the No. 5 Washington University women’s golf team showed its tenacity this weekend.
The Washington University club squash team will compete for the Collegiate Squash Association Hawthorn Cup in its inaugural season. The cup is awarded to the champion of the “G” division.
For those of us with siblings, we could characterize our relationships with them as “love-hate.” Sometimes, it’s a “what have you done for me lately?” attitude. But for the Washington University women’s basketball team, senior Alex Hoover and her younger sister, junior Dani Hoover, it’s different.
In the wake of the women’s golf team’s quick successes, including reaching the NCAA Championship in its second year of existence, junior Zack Cupkovic and freshman Kyle Bank are working with Washington University’s Athletic Department in an effort to transform the club golf team into a varsity program. If successful, Washington University will field a men’s golf team for the first time since 1992, when the sport fell victim to budget cuts.
For the third time this season, no player recorded thirty minutes or more of court time as the bench sparked the No. 6 Washington University women’s basketball team to a 61-36 victory over Elmhurst College on Saturday night. The bench accounted for 37 points in the win, the team’s eighth McWalliams Classic championship in the tournament’s 10 year history.
Wash. U. alumnus Jeff Lesser talked with the Olin Sports Management Organization and the Olin Business Council on Friday about how he found his current job with the St. Louis Blues. Student Life spoke with Lesser about working for a professional sports team, something he called a “dream job”; the Blues; and the sports industry.
After jumping 11 spots in the Division III women’s golf rankings, from 17th to 6th, the Washington University women’s golf team claimed second place at the University of Illinois-Springfield Prarie Star Shootout, the last tournament of the fall.
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