Keep taking shots and they will eventually go in — that’s been the strategy all season for the No. 5 Washington University women’s soccer team. So far, it has worked brilliantly.
The Bears improved to 24-3 on the year, but there are not automatic playoff spots this year.
The Washington University track and field team had not competed in person in over a year before this weekend’s meet. But they made the best of it, winning the meet to get the season started after numerous pauses due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Washington University tennis teams encountered success this weekend, as both the men and women beat DePauw University in Forest Park on Saturday afternoon and the men defeated Maryville University at home at the Tao Tennis Center Monday.
Lori White is leaving Wash. U. next month to become the president of DePauw University. But her impact on athletics here will remain, from a bolstered sense of school spirit to the athletic director’s motivation to better the experience of every student athlete.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White will serve as the next president of Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, effective July 1. She will end her tenure at Washington University, May 31, the University announced Tuesday.
The Washington University swimming and diving team put on an impressive performance in their home dual meet on Saturday against DePauw University, beating the Tigers by a combined score of 317-200, as the men’s and women’s teams both won their competitions with scores of 155-94 and 162-106, respectively.
Friday, the Washington University men’s soccer team traveled to Greencastle, Ind. to face DePauw University, dropping a tight game, 1-0, in the final early season match ahead of the home opener.
Both men’s and women’s basketball traveled to Ohio to compete in a few tournament games, while most of us were working our way through leftover turkey.
The crowd watched tensely as freshman Sean Connors stepped up to take his corner kick. Stepping back, then running forwards, Connors whipped the ball into the box, where a mass of Bears and Tigers were waiting. The ball dipped and senior Anthony Law headed it home to make the scoreline 3-0, capping off the Washington University men’s soccer team’s first home game of the 2017 season.
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