Sports

“A comet for good”: Remembering Justin Hardy

On Sunday, May 29, Justin Hardy passed away at 22 years old after a 13-month-long battle with stomach cancer. Hardy epitomized bravery and courage in the face of the most challenging circumstances imaginable.   Hardy was diagnosed in the spring of 2021, and after a summer filled with chemotherapy treatments and doctors’ appointments, he returned to […]

| Managing Sports Editor

“This has to be a collective effort”: A conversation with the new Associate Athletic Director of External Affairs

In late April, D’Angelo Solomon took over the position as Senior Associate Athletic Director of External Affairs. Solomon brings with him a wealth of experience from the Division I Miami University.

| Managing Sports Editor

From hacky-sack to a 15-inning game, softball narrowly loses at NCAA regionals

WashU softball captured two wins at NCAA Regionals before dropping the second two games by one run.

| Managing Sports Editor

New Sports Performance Center to be added to the Athletic Complex, student-athletes cautiously optimistic

The new sports performance center, which is aimed to be completed by fall 2022, has been met with both excitement and uncertainty.

| Junior Sports Editor

“It felt like anything that could go wrong, did”: Breaking down baseball’s 12-24 season

Baseball lost 12-2 to Fontbonne to conclude their season. “We didn’t meet our standards, and we’re far from where we want to be as a program, and far from where we’ve been,” head coach Pat Bloom said.

| Managing Sports Editor

Not just athletics: Gonzalez discusses Azama’s role as Associate Vice-Chancellor For Student Affairs

Azama, who has been at the University since 2017, was promoted to the role of Associate Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs in August 2021.

| Junior Sports Editor

Women’s golf swings three top-two finishes to conclude regular season

The Bears are currently ranked eleventh in the nation and hope to be awarded a place to compete in the NCAA National Championship.

| Staff Writer

25-9 Softball takes three games off Carnegie Mellon, cruises toward potential postseason bid

The team’s ERA slots them in the top 25 of all Division III pitching staffs. Opponents have a .208 batting average against WashU’s pitchers and have scored 81 runs in comparison to WashU’s 231. 

| Managing Sports Editor

Maggie Baumstark’s journey from being the only girl on her baseball team to RBI leader

The freshman has totaled 42 hits in 32 games played and leads the team in runs batted in. She has a .460 on base percentage and has only struck out swinging four times.

| Junior Sports Editor

Baseball, bested by Webster and Emory, loses five games in five days

The team struggled over the weekend against local and conference rivals. “We just have not been able to replace what we had last year, and I didn’t think we would; we’re just really struggling to find it right now,” head coach Pat Bloom said.

| Managing Sports Editor

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