Softball splits against Fontbonne, baseball picks up two road wins over the weekend

The baseball team (15-5 record) succeeded, posting 5-4 and 9-7 road victories against Greenville College (5-10) on Saturday. However, the No. 18 softball team (21-7) settled for a split against Fontbonne University (9-9) by winning 6-4 and falling 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at home.

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Softball finishes week with three wins

Despite the cancellation of a Sunday doubleheader at DePauw University due to wet field conditions, the Washington University softball team came away from its weekend with three wins in four games. The Bears recovered from a tough start to the week with a two-game sweep of Monmouth College Saturday in Monmouth, Ill. Wash. U.

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Baseball gets back on track after rough loss v. Webster

A 1-1 weekend at home against No. 15 Webster University fluctuated between the strongly positive and the strongly negative for the Washington University baseball team. Bad news first—the Bears’ ace pitcher Stephen Bonser, a senior, who entered Saturday morning with a 2.

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Fontbonne sophomore admits to fake ‘Wash U Confessions’

After a tumultuous week for the wildly popular Facebook page, Fontbonne University student, Jedediah Jones, confessed to making up at least half a dozen confessions on Wash. U. Confessions.

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Dance Marathon donates millionth dollar to charity

Eight hundred and twenty-nine students danced away the twelve hours between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m. last Saturday to Sunday.
They were raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network through Dance Marathon, an event that Washington University has hosted twelve times since 2000.

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Women’s soccer finishes non-conference season with victories

In its bye week from University Athletic Association play, the Washington University women’s soccer team crushed the Fontbonne Griffins 7-0 on Saturday, Oct. 23 and beat the Concordia College (Minn.) Cobbers 2-1 in overtime on Monday, Oct. 25. With the wins, the Bears are now 8-5-2 (2-0-2 UAA).

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Undefeated Bears hang on to beat Loras

Division III powerhouse Loras College was the most recent victim of the undefeated Washington University men’s soccer team. With the victory, the Red and Green improved to 5-0-2 and a perfect 2-0 on Francis field.

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Softball: Bears stun No. 8 Augustana and thrash Fontbonne

An 8-0 drubbing at the beginning of a tournament might spoil the weekend for many softball teams. But the No. 15 Washington University Bears did not let their Friday loss to No. 8 Augustana College get them down. Wash. U. recorded only one hit and three errors in the defeat, but Saturday was a different story for the Bears, as they toppled Augustana 10-8 in nine innings and thrashed Fontbonne University 14-2 in five innings.

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Women’s basketball: Bench comes up big in Chi-Town victory

The No. 5 Washington University women’s basketball team continued its strong start to the 2009-10 campaign with a 77-60 victory over the Elmhurst College Blue Jays on Saturday in Chicago.

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