Volleyball wins 10th National Championship, Women’s Soccer to Final Four

| Senior Sports Editor

The Washington University’s women’s volleyball team won its Division III record tenth national title, and the women’s soccer team advanced to the Final Four for the second time in school history.


In a rematch between two familiar foes, Washington University triumphed over Juniata College 3-1.

With the victory, the Bears extended their NCAA record to ten national championship titles. This is the 17 NCAA team title in Washington University history.

Staking an 18-12 lead in the second set, the Bears held on for the 26-24 win.  The Bears took the momentum into set three with a 25-17 win.

Juniata brought the fourth set to 10-8 but the Bears came back with an 18-12 lead.

Washington University extended their lead and won the championship with a 25-21 on a Juniata serving error.

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Women’s Soccer:

The Washington University women’s soccer team advanced to the Final Four in San Antonio, Texas with a 2-1 win over Calvin College.

Senior Becca Heymann scored for the Bears to knot the game at one all in the 43rd minute. Sophomore Lee Ann Felder one timed the game winner off a cross from senior Caryn Rosoff.

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Editor’s Note: Stick with studlife.com for  full coverage of both teams. Updates from Cleveland, Ohio can also be found on Twitter (@studlifesports).

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