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Track and field teams take first, second place at second meet, while golf and men’s tennis continue to roll

Many Bears teams have found their stride as the weather starts to warm.

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Baseball prepares for Dubuque after roaring start against Illinois Wesleyan

What you missed from the Bears’ first weekend back after nearly a year without competition

| Staff Reporter

Out of the blocks, track and field is off to a hot start

The Washington University men’s track and field team finished first at the I-55 Triangular against Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) and the University of Chicago on Saturday, while the women were bested by Chicago and came second.

| Senior Sports Editor

Swimming and diving wins third straight meet at Illinois Wesleyan Invite

The Washington University swimming and diving teams won the Illinois Wesleyan Invite on Saturday, continuing its early season successes. On the men’s side, the No. 5 Bears earned 144 points, outpacing second-place Augustana College by 43 points. In the women’s competition, No. 6 Wash. U. tallied 177 points, beating second-place Illinois Wesleyan University by 62 points.

Daniel Cohen | Contributing Reporter

WU shuts out Illinois Wesleyan with solid rushing, stellar defense

Coming into Saturday’s rain-soaked match in Bloomington, Ill., Washington University and Illinois Wesleyan University had been locked in a 9-9 tie all-time. Ever since the teams’ first matchup in 1899, neither one had the overall upper hand. That changed on Saturday, as the Bears blew away the Titans, 21-0, to improve to 5-2 on the year.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Softball sweeps No. 4 Illinois Wesleyan, swept by No. 8 Coe

The Washington University softball team went into this past weekend with a 5-5 record looking to break .500 and get their positive momentum flowing for the remainder of the season. To do so however, they had to face off against not one, but two ranked teams in a total of four games.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Baseball continues hot streak, sweeping Illinois Wesleyan

The Washington University baseball team won three games this weekend against Illinois Wesleyan to sweep the series, continuing a hot streak that stretches back to the beginning of March. The Bears shut out the Titans on Saturday, 6-0, before eeking out the double-header’s second game, 2-1, and finishing in dominant fashion on Sunday, 6-2. With the wins, the team has now won 10 of its last 11 games and has improved to 12-3-1 on the season.

| Staff Reporter

WU basketball teams continue season over Thanksgiving break

While many students went home for some time off and turkey last week, there was little rest for the Washington University basketball teams this Thanksgiving break as they continued their seasons through the holiday weekend.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

Volleyball ousted from NCAA Tournament second round after 3-1 loss to No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan

The Washington University volleyball team’s season came to a close Saturday afternoon in Chicago’s Ratner Center, as the Bears fell 3-1 to No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University in the NCAA Tournament second round.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s soccer perfect in advancing to fourth consecutive Sweet 16

The Bears made a mockery of the postseason’s opening weekend, treating it as a continuation of the regular season with a pair of shutouts at Francis Olympic Stadium. With a 5-0 win over Westminster College Saturday and a 3-0 victory over Illinois Wesleyan University Sunday, Wash. U. moved to 19-0 in 2018.

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