With two big wins women’s soccer secures Challenge Cup

The No. 10 Washington University women’s soccer team picked up two big wins against DePauw University and Rhodes College as part of the DePauw Challenge Cup.

Heman Duplechan | Staff Reporter

Men’s basketball wins nailbiter, women’s team dominates in opener

While it’s still playoff season for most Washington University fall sports teams, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are just getting started. In this week’s season openers, the Washington University men’s basketball team held on for a slim 60-59 victory at Webster University, while the women’s team coasted to an 83-60 win against Westminster College at the Field House.

| Staff Reporter

Arends’ redemptive double pushes softball past DePauw

When Taylor Arends stepped up to the plate with two-on and two out the top of the ninth tied 4-4 against DePauw University, she did so while mired in a mini-slump—or whatever counts as such for a freshman shortstop who currently ranks fifth or better on the Washington University softball team in just about every meaningful offensive category.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women falter early, earn 5th place at ITA indoors

The seventh-seeded Washington University women’s tennis team battled to a fifth-place finish in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Indoor Championship Friday through Saturday at DePauw University.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s soccer loses 8-7 in penalty kicks to DePauw

By the time junior back Kevin Goon stared down the DePauw University goalkeeper from about 12 yards, eight other members of the Washington University men’s soccer team had assumed the same lonely position.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s basketball looks to advance past second round

After earning an at-large bid to the 2015 tournament with a 20-5 overall record and 9-5 University Athletic Association mark, the Red and Green will look to finally get over the hump and reach the postseason’s second weekend this season. Here is a quick look at what to expect from the Bears at this stage of tournament play.

Aaron Brezel | Sports Editor

Tennis sweeps DePauw for pair of wins over ranked teams

In a competitive matchup against No. 11 DePauw University, the No. 8 Washington University women’s tennis team won four of six singles matches to eke out a 5-4 victory in its final tuneup before the indoor championships.

| Editor-in-Chief

Softball splits four games during season-opening weekend

After reeling off eight consecutive wins to begin last season, the Washington University softball team began this season in much different fashion, suffering two defeats while earning two blowout victories over the weekend in Conway, Ark.

| Senior Sports Editor

Baseball wins 3 of 4 games against DePauw

Behind freshman CJ Price batting 7-for-10 on Friday and senior Kyle Billig setting a school record for all-time career runs scored on Saturday, the Washington University baseball team bested DePauw University in three of four games at home.

| Associate Editor

Women’s tennis takes fifth in ITA indoor tournament

Playing three matches in two days, the No. 12 Washington University women’s tennis team battled fatigue and exhaustion to bounce back from a first-round loss to No. 9 Carnegie Mellon University and finish fifth at the ITA Indoor Championship in Greencastle, Ind. Despite the loss in the tournament opener, the Bears picked up strong wins over two ranked teams, No.

Gad Choi | Contributing Reporter

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