Unfortunately for the Bears, however, all three goals scored in the UAA conference opener were scored by players sporting Emory’s white and yellow jerseys.
“This does not happen to the Wash. U. Bears,” the New York University play-by-play announcer declared as the Washington University women’s basketball team continued to slog through the first half of their eventual loss to the Violets.
After falling behind early, the Washington University football team was unable to catch up with No. 5 Wheaton College on Saturday, losing the game 52-13 and falling to 4-2 on the season. The loss was their first since taking a week two drubbing from North Central College and cut short a three-game winning streak.
I’ve had the misfortune of watching two of my favorite teams—each an apparent juggernaut in their sport—suffer unexpected losses this season. In the moments after these losses, I felt the urge to overreact, but as time went on, I felt something I hadn’t expected: relief.
From Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31, Thyrsus, Washington University’s oldest student theatre group, put on a production of Diana Son’s “Stop Kiss.” Directed by senior Catey Midla, the cast of seven delivered a heartwarming and thought-provoking performance of the play.
Every time down the court during the second half of Saturday night’s Top 25 men’s basketball matchup, Wheaton College looked like it had taken the step that would put it ahead for good—a three-pointer, an and-one lay-in, a steal on the defensive end; each time, however, Washington University came right back and brought it back within reach.
The Washington University Men’s soccer team finished its season with a 1-0 loss to the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Bears were on their heels from the beginning, as they were outshot 15-1 in the first half.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—The sixth top-10 team that the Washington University women’s basketball team faced in the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship finally proved to be too much for the defending national champions. The No. 12 Bears saw their bid to repeat fall short in the championship game, as they suffered a 64-55 loss to No.
While other students were relaxing at home or off on family vacations, the men’s basketball team returned to Washington University early to continue its winter season. After an out-of-conference win over Benedictine University, the Bears (6-8, 0-3 UAA) lost each of their next four contests by six points or less.
There will be no national championship repeat for the Washington University women’s volleyball team. The third-ranked Bears fell to No. 1 Emory University, 3-1, ending the team’s season in the Wash. U. Field House in front of a crowd of 1,722.
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