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Bears mauled by NYU Violets, blasted 95-42 in New York City

“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.

| Senior Sports Editor

Football drops blowout to No. 5 Wheaton in first loss since week two

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.

Will Slatin | Contributing Reporter

The beauty in defeat: Lessons from a season of high expectations

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.

| Senior Sports Editor

Thyrsus puts on an intimate, meaningful performance of ‘Stop Kiss’

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.

| Staff Writer

Buzzer-beater gives men’s hoops first loss of the season

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.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s soccer falls to Ohio Wesleyan in second round

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.

| Sports Reporter

Bears fall a game short of championship repeat

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.

Bears open UAA play 0-3 for the first time in 25 seasons

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.

| Sports Reporter

Volleyball’s title run ends with loss to Emory in semifinals

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.

| Sports Editor

University of Chicago ends football’s season

The little things that went the Washington University football team’s way through the 2010 season did not come through against the University of Chicago.

| Sports Reporter

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