Fulfilled dreams of playing in the NCAA Division III playoffs again came combined with bitter cold and wind for the Washington University football team on Saturday afternoon in Franklin, Ind. Tied 10-10 late in the fourth quarter, the Bears looked to pull off another close win in a season full of them, this time against No. 20 Franklin College.
Basketball stars Kevin Love, Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge and Washington University sophomore Connie Zhou all either were raised in or currently reside in Lake Oswego, Ore., a suburb of Portland. All were also featured in this past week’s issue of Sports Illustrated magazine, the NBA preview issue. Zhou is not an NBA player, but a golfer.
While raising awareness and money to fight breast cancer, the No. 9 Washington University women’s volleyball won two matches and lost one in the WU Invitational Friday and Saturday. The University hosted its second annual Dig for Pink event on Friday, raising over $1,500, and the Bears defeated the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in straight sets.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HapnZo1dqSo&feature=youtu.be Washington University men’s soccer goalkeeper Jonathan Jebson gives editor-in-chief Sahil Patel some pointers on stopping penalty kicks before the pair compete in a shootout of their own. Shot by Matt Lauer.
Even before the event had officially started, many Washington University students gathered on the Swamp Friday to celebrate Holi were plenty colorful.
Managing Editor Sahil Patel participates in a 3-point shootout with Ben Hoener and Lucy Montgomery of the Washington University basketball teams.
Some of them donning nothing more than Israeli-flag underwear, tighty whities or Superman briefs—complete with cape—more than 40 students paid for the opportunity to strip and sprint 1.2 miles around campus Saturday night.
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