McWilliams Classic

Neither size nor press defense stops women’s basketball

Trailing for just 12 of the 80 minutes of game time, the Washington University women’s basketball team defeated Greenville University and No. 25 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges by wide margins this weekend. With these wins, the Bears have now won three straight games and improve to 5-2 on the season.

| Senior Sports Editor

After loss to Texas-Dallas, women’s basketball bounces back against Blackburn

The No. 18-ranked Washington University women’s basketball team started out their regular season this past weekend. Hosting the 18th annual McWilliams Classic tournament, they faced off against No. 22 University of Texas at Dallas.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Frontcourt lifts women’s basketball to McWilliams title

When forward Melissa Gilkey graduated last year, the Washington University women’s basketball team lost its second all-time leading scorer and third-leading rebounder. While it may be difficult for any one player to fill Gilkey’s shoes this season, the No. 11 Bears were treated to a trio of strong frontcourt performances on their way to capturing their ninth straight McWilliams Classic title.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball opens season with two home wins

A strong weekend for the No. 9 Washington University women’s basketball team kicked off what it hopes will be a season of achievement. The Bears trounced Buena Vista University 95-73 Friday night and followed with a close 63-60 win over Ohio Northern University to win the 12th annual McWilliams Classic in the WU Field House.

Danny Schwartz | Sports Reporter

Lady Bears dominate the McWilliams Classic

The Washington University women’s basketball team controlled almost every minute of the McWilliams Classic over the weekend, with a 82-62 victory in the championship game against Rhodes College and a 75-37 rout over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

| Senior Sports Editor

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