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Taege overcomes injuries to earn All-American accolades

Great athletes are known for not only their physical ability but also their passion and desire to overcome challenges. For the Washington University swimming team, junior Sara Taege’s embodiment of these traits has made her a great collegiate swimmer.

Gad Choi | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. basketball teams open season on Saturday

Washington University’s basketball teams both kick off their 2013-14 seasons on Saturday. Here’s what to expect from these two highly ranked teams: Women’s basketball The Breakdown Returning their top nine scorers from a squad that advanced to the third round of the 2013 NCAA tournament, the Bears enter this season ranked No. 2 in Division III.

| Senior Sports Editor

Zambricki named first team All-American

Sophomore Anna Zambricki of the Washington University women’s soccer team capped an outstanding 2012 season with another individual accolade Tuesday as she was named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) first-team All-American. “It was kind of funny when [head coach Jim Conlon] first told me.

| Managing Editor

Swimming: Beyer repeats as 400-IM champion; men 10th, women 23rd at NCAAs

When senior co-captain Alex Beyer touched the wall after the last length of his 400 individual medley, he was alone at the finish for nearly two seconds. The win also placed him alone in the Washington University history books: Beyer is the only swimmer to repeat as a national champion. The meet in Minneapolis was highlighted by multiple All-American swims and Beyer’s performance.

| Sports Editor

All-American Wallis to return to Bears next season

Senior point guard Sean Wallis has racked up a lot of accomplishments in his Washington University basketball career: two national championships, a Final Four Most Outstanding Player, second-team All-America honors, and schools records for assists in a season (251) and career (566).

| Sports Editor

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