The men captured two shutout victories while the women beat Fontbonne University for their first victory under interim head coach Stephanie Gabbert.
Washington University’s women’s basketball team opened the season with a split in the Loras College Tipoff Tournament this weekend, falling to Loras College on Friday night, 93-81, before responding with a win in the tournament’s consolation game against Augustana College, 75-64. The Bears came home from their trip to Dubuque, Iowa with a 1-1 season record.
For the eighth year in a row, the Washington University women’s soccer team kicked off the season 2-0. This weekend, the Bears picked up a pair of road shutout wins over No. 22 Loras College and Augsburg University, 3-0 and 2-0, respectively.
Entering its weekend matchup against Loras College, the Washington University women’s basketball team had dominated its opponents, winning all of their five games by 23 or more points. Saturday’s afternoon contest proved no different as the No. 5 Bears easily handled the Duhawks in a 78-51 rout at the Field House.
Not even the weather could stop the No. 9 Washington University women’s soccer team. The Red and Green withstood the storm, the early advances of the Loras College Duhawks and the clock to steal a 1-0 win in double overtime. Senior Emily Gosché scored with 2:30 left in the second overtime of the game off a wild free kick that found its way into the back of the net.
The Washington University men’s soccer team fought hard but suffered 1-0 defeats to Berry College and No. 4 Loras College over the weekend. In preparation for the Loras match, the men’s soccer team devoted much of its strategy to substitution in Friday night’s game against provisional Division III opponent Berry College.
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