Before the Washington University volleyball team rallied to crush the Gorloks of Webster University for their 29th consecutive victory in the Battle of Big Bend, they looked to be on their backfoot.
University of Chicago is Wash. U.’s sports rival and volleyball head coach Vanessa Walby’s former school. The team that, last season, beat Wash. U. twice and eliminated them from the UAA conference tournament, and this season continues to best Wash. U.
Near the end of the East to West Battle, the Washington University volleyball team stood tall, forcing a California Lutheran University shot wide left to regain the serve, 26-25, before junior Tricia Brown smashed a spike, stunning the Regals and securing the set victory for Wash. U.
The spotlight is on the women’s soccer team at Francis Field after its dominant season last fall. Yet, off the field and inside the gym, the Washington University volleyball team has quietly put together a long string of successes, one that the Bears will look to continue this year as they search for their 33rd consecutive NCAA postseason appearance and strive to push farther into the tournament.
The Washington University volleyball team’s season came to a close Saturday afternoon in Chicago’s Ratner Center, as the Bears fell 3-1 to No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University in the NCAA Tournament second round.
Playing deep into November is nothing new for Washington University’s volleyball team. When the Bears got formal confirmation that they would be in the field of 64 for the 2018 NCAA tournament, it was the 32nd consecutive year they received that news.
In their last game before the University Athletic Association championship tournament, the Washington University volleyball team picked up a 3-1 victory against Greenville University on the road.
The Washington University volleyball team had a solid weekend at the Baden Invitational. The Bears rebounded from a tough loss Friday with three straight wins.
The Washington University volleyball team rebounded from a 3-0 loss at the hands of then-No. 12 Emory University to beat Westminster College in straight sets Tuesday. The now-No. 12 Bears have won eight of their last nine games, bringing their record to 19-5.
The Washington University Volleyball team emerged from the Wash. U invitational this weekend unconquered and with a win over a top five team.
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