Sports over spring break: By the Numbers

| Senior Sports Editor

While most Washington University students headed home or to the beach for their spring break, many of the Wash. U. winter and spring athletic teams were in competition through part if not all of the break. Included below are the seven teams that competed between the Friday before break and the conclusion of it last Sunday, with a brief summary of results and a statistic about the team.

Women’s Track

• Sixth at NCAAs (20.5 points)

• Emily Warner fifth in 800-meter run (2:13.31)

• Lucy Cheadle fifth in 5k (17:05.29)

• Anna Etherington fourth in pole vault (3.85m)

• Anne Diaz-Arrastia sixth in triple jump (11.77m), fourth in pentathlon (3413 points)

4: All four athletes in nationals received All-America recognition.

Men’s Tennis: 2-2

• L, 3-6, to No. 44 Brigham Young University-Hawaii (Division II)

• W, 8-1, to No. 13 Whitman College

• L, 0-9, to No. 5 Hawaii Pacific University (Division II)

•W, 7-2, to No. 26 Whittier College

12-1: the men’s tennis team went 12-1 in the time between its spring break trip last year and its loss in the NCAA Semifinals on May 22.

Women’s Tennis: 3-1

• W, 9-0, to Chapman University

• W, 7-2, to No. 27 Whitman

• W, 9-0, to Rochester University

• L, 4-5, to No. 10 Bowdoin College

8: Freshman Jamie Silverberg is on an eight-match winning streak in singles, the only member of the team who has won in all eight dual matches this season.

Sophomore Noah Doppelt dives back into first base on a pickoff attempt against Fontbonne University on March 7 as the Fontbonne first baseman misses the throw. Doppelt advanced to second but was stranded on third base in the Bears’ 4-3 loss to the Griffins.

Baseball: 5-3, tied for University Athletic Association Championship with Case Western Reserve University

• W 5-4 Brandeis

• W 6-2 Emory University

• L 13-3 Case Western University

• W 13-5 Brandeis University

• W 6-0 Emory

• W 11-4 Rochester

• L 6-2 Case Western

• L 8-4 Rochester

8: number of years since Wash. U. has won the UAA championship in baseball

Softball: 5-3, finished second in UAA Tournament

• W 11-3 Case Western

• W 14-6 Brandeis

• L 11-3 No. 4 Emory

• W 9-6 Rochester

• W 4-3 Case Western

• W 11-7 Brandeis

• L 4-3 No. 2 Emory

• L 6-3 Rochester

.365: the team’s batting average—only 10 teams that have played at least 10 games have a higher average.

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Junior Tim Cooney dribbles up the floor during the men’s basketball team’s first round win over Spalding University. Cooney led the Bears’ comeback against Illinois Wesleyan University and finished with 11 points in the 71-67 loss.

Men’s Basketball: defeated in second round of NCAA Tournament

• L 71-67 vs. No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan University

5.7: three members of the men’s basketball team had at least 5.7 rebounds per game; no Wash. U. team has done that since the 2000-01 season.

Women’s Basketball: defeated in sectional semifinal round of NCAA Tournament

• L 59-42 at No. 1 DePauw University

17: Wash. U. turnovers in the loss to DePauw; in 2012-13, the Bears were 6-5 when turning the ball over 17 times or more and 16-1 when committing fewer than 17 turnovers.

Women’s Golf: 2nd of six teams at George Fox Invitational

• Olivia Lugar, 4, 153 (74, 79)

• Connie Zhou, T-6, 157 (77, 80)

• Andi Hibbert, 13, 161 (76, 85)

• Hannah Buck, T-14, 162 (84, 78)

33: Sophomore Olivia Lugar has shot below 80 in 33 of her 37 total rounds and has a career average round of 75.76.

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