At first it seemed as if the Bears were destined for their fifth straight loss. The Bears stormed back against Carnegie Mellon, scoring three goals to win, 3-1, snapping a four-game losing streak that extended back to Oct. 12. They then added another victory on Sunday, beating Case Western Reserve University, 2-0, to clinch their first winning season since 2016 as they advanced to 8-6-1 with one game remaining.
The Washington University women’s soccer team punched its ticket to the postseason this weekend, beating Carnegie Mellon University, 1-0, and Case Western Reserve University, 2-1, to clinch its fifth straight University Athletic Association title.
Five weeks into conference play last season, the Bears were 2-7m with five losses coming by three points or less. Now, Wash. U. is 9-0 in the UAA, with a chance to crack the top-five national rankings for the first time since January 2015.
The Washington University women’s basketball team won two games for the second straight weekend, defeating conference rivals Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University 79-69 and 95-66, respectively.
In a Sunday afternoon battle between the University Athletic Association ceiling and basement, the Washington University men’s basketball team (7-0) rode an opportunistic defense and a career night from junior forward Andrew Sanders to an unexpectedly close victory over Case Western Reserve University (0-7) in Cleveland.
With just three games remaining this season, the Washington University men’s and women’s soccer teams hit the road this weekend in pursuit of two wins apiece to bolster their playoff chances.
The Washington University football team’s five-game winning streak came to an end Saturday, as the Bears fell 56-38 to No. 25 Case Western Reserve University at Francis Field.
The No. 3 Washington University men’s tennis team arrived at the ITA Indoor championship in Cleveland, Ohio, with a top seed and lofty expectations. Both were swiftly tempered after back-to-back upset losses to the host, No. 14 Case Western University 6-3 in the first round, and defending ITA champions, No. 8 Trinity University (Texas) 7-2 in the consolation bracket. The Bears did, however, avoid a last-place finish with a win against Kenyon College, 5-4.
Katie Chandler has had quite a hectic weekend out on Francis Field. On Friday evening, the junior knocked in a game-winning goal late in the second overtime period to propel the Washington University women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over the previously undefeated No. 3 Carnegie Mellon University.
This weekend, the Washington University football team could not overcome junior quarterback J.J. Tomlin’s career-high six interceptions on their way to a 34-16 drubbing on the road against No. 23 Case Western Reserve University. In total, 28 of the Spartan’s points came off interceptions.
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