After finishing the season ranked sixth in the UAA, the Bears concluded their NCAA bid with a PK loss against Messiah.
Last weekend, the WashU women’s soccer team won both matches in their first two rounds of the DIII NCAA Championship, prevailing past St. Catherine University in the first round and Wartburg College in the round of 32. In doing so, they now look ahead to a clash with UAA for Carnegie Mellon in the Sweet 16.
Senior Maggie Brett, soccer’s leading scorer, tore her three ACLs. In her first full season for WashU, she’s been a key part of the Bears’ offense.
The women’s soccer team battled for forty-five minutes on the pitch for an even first half this Sunday against No. 16 Trinity. Then, minutes after the team returned to play, it started pouring. But Jess Greven squeezed out her ponytail and took a shot on goal, a missile to the goalie in the bottom half. […]
“He has seen us since we’ve been in high school and he knows how we play…. Just looking at the success he’s had, it’s super comforting to know that he’s taken this team to great places before,” said junior Tyler Wilson.
This was the second consecutive season for the Bears to end in heartbreak, as they also were eliminated in 2019 by penalty kicks in the Elite Eight.
Sophomore Sidney Conner, who was named the University Athletic Association’s Sophomore Rookie of the Year this week, said the Bears are “really prepared” to face UW – La Crosse Saturday.
The Bears will face the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse next Saturday in their sixth straight Sweet 16 appearence.
Kate and Erin Flynn thought they were done playing soccer together after high school. That wasn’t the case.
Head coach Stephanie Gabbert said the team will need to get better at finishing on its opportunities going into the tournament.
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