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Looking back at the top 10 WU sports stories of 2019

2019 was an eventful year for the Bears. Here’s a look at the top 10 Wash. U. sports stories of the year.

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Neither size nor press defense stops women’s basketball

Trailing for just 12 of the 80 minutes of game time, the Washington University women’s basketball team defeated Greenville University and No. 25 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges by wide margins this weekend. With these wins, the Bears have now won three straight games and improve to 5-2 on the season.

| Senior Sports Editor

Volleyball knocked from tourney in first round

The Bears Volleyball faced Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earlier this year and lost a close, hard-fought match. Their match this past weekend reflected the first one on Sept. 13.

Benjamin Simon | Staff Reporter

Volleyball suffers narrow loss, earns narrow victories in East to West Battle

Near the end of the East to West Battle, the Washington University volleyball team stood tall, forcing a California Lutheran University shot wide left to regain the serve, 26-25, before junior Tricia Brown smashed a spike, stunning the Regals and securing the set victory for Wash. U.

| Senior Sports Editor

Volleyball rides blistering offense to sweep No. 3 Wittenberg

With the Washington University volleyball team already up two sets to zero, sophomore Ifeoma Ufondu went up for a kill against Wittenberg University, only to have it stuffed by a pair of blockers at the net. Without missing a beat, she volleyed the ricochet over the net and into open court, behind the surprised Tigers defenders.

| Senior Sports Editor

Volleyball downs No. 2 Calvin, finishes Emory Invite 3-1

In the end, it was the highest-ranked opponent that proved the easiest test for Washington University’s volleyball team. During a weekend that saw parity among the fraternity of top-ranked teams, No. 6 Wash. U. used a resounding three-set victory over No. 2 Calvin College to stake its claim as one of the country’s leading contenders for the Division III title.

| Senior Editor

Women’s soccer sweeps weekend tournament

Washington University’s women’s soccer team commanded the Washington University Classic, outscoring their opponents 13-1 and boasting eight different goal-scorers, including one hat trick. The first victim of women’s soccer was Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The Athenas kept the ball mostly on Wash. U.’s side in the first half. Thirteen minutes into the game, CMS’s Nicole Sady-Kennedy struck from […]

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