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Swimming and diving wins third straight meet at Illinois Wesleyan Invite

The Washington University swimming and diving teams won the Illinois Wesleyan Invite on Saturday, continuing its early season successes. On the men’s side, the No. 5 Bears earned 144 points, outpacing second-place Augustana College by 43 points. In the women’s competition, No. 6 Wash. U. tallied 177 points, beating second-place Illinois Wesleyan University by 62 points.

Daniel Cohen | Contributing Reporter

Women’s basketball has mixed season opener, splits tournament

Washington University’s women’s basketball team opened the season with a split in the Loras College Tipoff Tournament this weekend, falling to Loras College on Friday night, 93-81, before responding with a win in the tournament’s consolation game against Augustana College, 75-64. The Bears came home from their trip to Dubuque, Iowa with a 1-1 season record.

Daniel Cohen | Contributing Reporter

Volleyball rides hot streak to two more victories

Just days after securing the third seed in the University Athletic Association, the Washington University volleyball team kept winning on Friday night at the Holiday Inn Express Classic III, beating the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Augustana College.

| Senior Sports Editor

Led by Davidson’s career day, football bounces back with win against Augustana

Wash. U. scored on the first four possessions of the second half to show Augustana that they hungered more for the win. The Bears went on to take the game, 38-24.

Miguel Campos | Contributing Reporter

No. 18 Bears goes 2-2 in Mizuno Invitational at home

Although it came away with two wins over a ranked opponent, the No. 18 Washington University softball team split four games in the Mizuno Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at home.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball knocks off Augustana College, Trinity University to win McWilliams Classic

A week after giving up its season high in points and being outrebounded for the first time this year in a road loss to No. 1 DePauw University, the Washington University women’s basketball team returned to its strengths, winning the McWilliams Classic for the seventh consecutive year. Playing at home for the first time this season, the No.

| Staff Reporter

Swimming sweeps team titles at Illinois Wesleyan Invitational

Winning eight of 12 events apiece, the Washington University swimming and diving teams both claimed first place Saturday at the Illinois Wesleyan University Invitational. The women’s team routed its competition, with a point total of 172 well ahead of runner-up Augustana College, which had 102 points.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s basketball takes fifth straight with win over No. 17 Wheaton

After shocking No. 1 Augustana College last weekend, the Washington University men’s basketball team upset another ranked opponent on Saturday, defeating No. 17 Wheaton College 77-68 at home. The victory was the Bears’ fifth in a row, continuing a hot streak that began on Nov. 26 against Principia College. Wash. U.

| Sports Reporter

Women’s basketball dominates behind strong second half

A week after ending DePauw University’s 50-game home winning streak, the Washington University women’s basketball team came back to its own home court – a place where the Bears have their own streak that certainly is nothing to scoff at.

| Sports Editor

Men’s basketball: Barrage of 3’s boosts Bears in Lopata Classic

The No. 1 Washington University men’s basketball team was deadly this weekend in the 26th annual Lopata Classic—deadly, of course, from beyond the arc.

| Sports Editor

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