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Soccer teams start off seasons with commanding wins

The men captured two shutout victories while the women beat Fontbonne University for their first victory under interim head coach Stephanie Gabbert.

and | Contributing Reporter and Senior Sports Editor

‘Every day I feel like there’s a little bit more light’: Anthony Azama on the uneasy yet hopeful start for this semester’s sports

There appears to be ample reason for optimism about the winter and the spring. If exhaustion laced Azama’s voice when we spoke, it was weaved with equal parts hope.

| Senior Sports Editor

Softball moves over .500 in walloping Fontbonne, 7-1

Taking on a struggling Fontbonne University Tuesday in St. Ann, MO—the Griffins entered the contest 4-11 on the season—the Washington University softball team took care of business, jumping out to a 3-0 lead and sailing to a 7-1 victory.

| Senior Sports Editor

Baseball loses back-and-forth affair with Fontbonne, 6-5

The Washington University baseball team got off to a quick start but relinquished two leads to fall to undefeated Fontbonne University, 6-5, Wednesday at Kelly Field. The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak for the Bears in the Wydown Showdown.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s soccer continues to dominate local rivals, defeats Fontbonne

This past Thursday, the Washington University women’s soccer team picked up another impressive win against their Wydown rivals, Fontbonne University by a score of 4-0.

Heman Duplechan | Staff Reporter

Sproule conquers Fontbonne with OT game-winner in Wydown Showdown

The Washington University men’s soccer team won its second straight home game, beating local rival Fontbonne University, 3-2, in overtime Tuesday at Francis Field. Senior forward Ryan Sproule played the role of hero, tying the game in the 89th minute and then winning it in the 94th.

Liza Nami | Contributing Reporter

Features of fall: Sports staff’s picks for game of the weekend

The fall sports season is in full swing, with a number of electric matchups each day, from MLB to the NFL to NCAA football to Washington University sports. We asked our writers what games they expect to be the most exciting this weekend as Wash. U. students search for a respite from the weekly grind.

Sports Staff

Women’s soccer duels to 2-2 draw with Wheaton

The Washington University women’s soccer team played two games at Francis Field last week, rolling past Fontbonne University, 5-0, in Wednesday’s Wydown Showdown before they couldn’t quite put away Wheaton College in a double overtime 2-2 tie Saturday.

Dorian DeBose | Contributing Reporter

Wydown sweep: Softball wins pair against rival Fontbonne

In one of the NCAA’s most local rivalries, the Washington University softball team took care of Tuesday at home Tuesday, beating neighbor Fontbonne University twice.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s and women’s soccer teams defeat Fontbonne on Tuesday

On Tuesday evening, the Washington University men’s and women’s soccer teams both shut out their Wydown Boulevard rival, Fontbonne University. The women dominated the Griffins by a 2-0 score, while the men were able to convert late in the game and push to a 1-0 win.

Anna Schoenfeld | Contributing Reporter

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