Volleyball captures two of three in first taste of conference play

The Washington University volleyball team beat No. 16 Carnegie Mellon University in four sets to kick off its first University Athletic Association round robin of the season Saturday in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Lily Wu | Contributing Reporter

Basketball rolls past Brandeis and NYU, women secure UAA title

Traveling northeast for their penultimate regular season weekend, the Washington University men’s and women’s basketball teams arrived in Waltham, Mass., under very different circumstances. The No. 9 women were locked in a dogfight for the University Athletic Association crown with No. 12 University of Rochester while the men, long out of the postseason race, looked to extend their recent run of strong play and put to bed memories of their recent six-game skid. Up against Brandeis University and New York University, both teams got what they came for, securing a pair of victories each.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s Basketball drops 2 games in last-second fashion

For two straight games, Washington University Men’s Basketball found itself in need of a three-point play in its final possession. Each time, the team came up short.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s soccer shuts out NYU and Brandeis on the road

While most Washington University students were enjoying fall break on campus, the Wash. U. men’s soccer team had different plans, making a statement with back-to-back road shutouts at New York University and No. 7 Brandeis University this weekend.

| Contributing Reporter

Women’s basketball suffers season’s first loss in clash of top-10 teams

In a conference battle between two teams ranked in the top 10, No. 3 Washington University fell from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 64-58 road loss against No. 7 New York University on Friday. But Wash. U. turned things around on Sunday, erasing a 12-point halftime deficit against Brandeis University to salvage a split of the road trip and improve to 15-1 overall and 4-1 in the University Athletic Association.

Albert Mo | Contributing Reporter

Men’s basketball loses in blowout on road against NYU

Faced with an early 11-0 deficit, the No. 4 Washington University men’s basketball team needed its sharpshooters to close the gap on the road against New York University. Instead, the Bears were hampered by strong perimeter defense from the Violets while NYU hit three-pointer after three-pointer en route to a 91-67 beat down of the Bears on Friday, its second 20-point loss of the month.

| Sports Editor

Tennis: Men aim for title repeat, women for first win

Men’s tennis Hoping to repeat as University Athletic Association champions, the No. 2 Washington University men’s tennis team is riding a six-match winning streak and a 16-2 overall record into this weekend’s UAA tournament in Altamonte Springs, Fla. The Bears begin the three-day tournament on Thursday against No.

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Women’s soccer takes two more in conference

The No. 5 Washington University women’s soccer team held its spot at the top of the University Athletic Association with a pair of wins this past weekend, beating New York University 2-1 on Friday evening and defeating No. 20 Brandeis University 2-1 on Sunday afternoon. “The UAA is an absolutely tremendous conference,” head coach Jim Conlon said.

Volleyball rolls through opening weekend of conference play

Given two weeks to stew after ending its last tournament with a loss, the No. 1 Washington University women’s volleyball team was eager to return to the court and reestablish its winning ways.

| Sports Reporter

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to four

On Sunday afternoon, the Washington University women’s basketball team pulled away late to defeat New York University 76-59. Five players scored in double figures, led by senior Brianne Monahan’s 17 points and 12 rebounds. Senior Claire Schaeperkoetter stepped into the point guard position and performed well, scoring 12 points and recording six assists.

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