Sports

Athlete of the Week: Tennis player Jared Phillips discusses attaining WashU’s top singles spot

Student Life sat down with the graduating senior to discuss his athletic career thus far, his future plans after graduating, and his overall history with the sport of tennis. 

| Junior Sports Editor

Softball slugs record-tying six home runs in one game, takes series over Carnegie Mellon

The win was one of three that the Bears secured over the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans across their two doubleheaders from April 20-21, leaving the Bears one game behind conference leaders Case Western Reserve University, with one week remaining in the regular season.

| Staff Writer

Pitching shines as baseball sweeps Brandeis in critical series

Baseball embraced their “road warrior” mentality this past weekend and swept a crucial four-game series against the last-place Brandeis University Judges from April 19-21. The sweep comes at a critical time of the season and bolsters WashU’s tournament resume with one weekend remaining in the regular season.

| Junior Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: WashU nearly goes undefeated throughout weekend as Bears prepare for postseason

Baseball secured an emphatic sweep of Brandeis University, keeping their conference title hopes alive. Softball outmatched Carnegie Mellon University, while women’s tennis only dropped a single set in two matchups. Finally, golf and track and field took first-place finishes at competitions against regional opponents.

| Senior Sports Editor

Student Life’s 2024 NFL Mock Draft

With the 2024 National Football League Draft only a few days away, 32 talented young men will hear their names called on April 25, the first night of the three-day event, by Commissioner Roger Goodell. As always, speculation is running wild, with analysts and everyday fans alike attempting to predict who will end up where.

| Contributing Writer

Men’s and women’s tennis run into roadblock against Denison and UChicago

Entering the weekend of April 12, the Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams had a lot on the line.

| Staff Writer

‘A little bit of vengeance’: Softball earns series win over No. 6 Case Western Reserve

“The Case weekend is definitely the series we always have circled on our calendar. They’re definitely our biggest in-conference rivals. We were coming back this year with a big chip on our shoulder, a little bit of vengeance.”

| Staff Writer

Baseball goes winless in crucial weekend series against Emory

For the Bears, however, the four-game stretch against the Eagles was a weekend to forget.

| Staff Writer

Athlete of the Week: Maria Brooks’ keys to becoming a pitching ace in her first collegiate softball season

Student Life sat down with Brooks to discuss her life outside of softball, how Division III softball compares to growing up playing competitively in Florida, and how she stays calm under pressure on the mound.

| Contributing Writer

Bear Breakdown: Track and field, softball continue strong April

Here’s everything you need to know about Bears’ athletics from the week of April 8-14. 

| Junior Sports Editor

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