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Bears reach third consecutive title game

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – The Washington University women’s basketball team excelled at both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor to earn a trip to the national championship game of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships on Friday night.

| Staff Reporter

Bears suffer 1st conference setback in 5 weeks

For the first time since the opening weekend of University Athletic Association play, the Washington University women’s basketball team was unable to come away from a weekend unscathed.

| Sports Editor

Bears continue to roll through conference play

With six straight wins by double-digits, the Washington University women’s basketball team appears to have hit its stride. “It’s this time of year where you’re supposed to [peak],” head coach Nancy Fahey said.

| Sports Editor

Third time’s the charm: women’s basketball beats No. 4 Hope to return national title to WU

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — After a third appearance in the championship game in four years, Jaimie McFarlin and the veteran Washington University women’s basketball team would not be denied. “Even when I was shooting those last free throws, I was thinking [that] it’s still not over,” McFarlin said. “I just couldn’t believe it until the confetti started falling, and it was real confetti, not the confetti in my dreams.

| Student Life Editors

Overtime victory clinches spot in national championship game

The No. 6 Washington University women’s basketball team has some unfinished business after punching its ticket to the national championship game at 2 p.m. on Saturday with an 86-75 overtime victory over No. 1 Amherst College. The Bears face No. 4 Hope College for the national title. It was a game with three different stories.

| Senior Sports Editor

Lady Bears advance to final 16

The Washington University women’s basketball team continued its recent postseason success with an 80-64 victory over No. 13 Thomas More College. With the win, the No. 6 Bears advance to the round of 16 of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Tournament.

| Managing Editor

Women’s Basketball: Bears pull out finale with 2nd-half surge

In the final game of the regular season for the Washington University women’s basketball team, the Bears put forth an effort that they can only hope is reflective of things to come as they reach the NCAA Tournament. Graduate student Jaimie McFarlin and junior Alex Hoover both matched their season highs in points, and a strong second-half attack from Wash. U. put away the University of Chicago on Saturday, 71-60.

| Sports Reporter

Women’s basketball honors seniors, grabs conference title

This weekend was for the Washington University women’s basketball team’s seniors. Although Stacey Niese, Zoë Unruh, Janice Evans and graduate student Jaimie McFarlin were the ones who were honored before Friday night’s game, there were plenty of points to go around come gametime.

| Sports Reporter

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.

| Sports Reporter

Some kind of summer

This past summer, Wash. U. students preoccupied themselves with many interesting activities, from traveling to different countries or staying at their home sweet home. Now back at school, they are lucky enough to share the scoop from exciting summers, filled with worldly travels and fun occupations.

| Scene Reporter

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