Millikin University proved too difficult for the Washington University men’s soccer team on Saturday, as the Bears fell 2-1 in a hard-fought away contest. The loss marked the team’s second out of five games so far this season, highlighting the challenges it has faced to start the year.
Both teams won a game this weekend, with the men’s team beating North Park and the women’s defeating Carthage after a draw against Loras.
The StudLife sports editors argue that a full slate of fall sports gives the community the chance to fully embrace athletics on campus.
From football to soccer and cross country, athletes and coaches have never been more excited to step back onto the field and compete with some modicum of normalcy.
Men’s soccer’s goalkeeper, senior Connor Mathes, began his college career over three years ago at Division I Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Now Mathes, who is from Overland Park, Kansas, is preparing for his final regular season game as a Washington University Bear.
After three games without scoring, the Washington University men’s soccer team scored on Sunday, but the goal was not enough and the Bears lost to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2-1, falling to 6-6-1 on the year.
Despite outshooting New York University and Brandeis University this weekend, the Washington University men’s soccer team dropped both matches, falling to 6-5-1 on the year. Wash. U. has lost three straight games and has not scored in 237 minutes of game time.
As Washington University students fanned out across the country in search of an autumn reprieve or lounged in an eerily empty campus, athletes kept at their game, playing anywhere from Arkansas to Francis Olympic Stadium to Atlanta. Here’s what you missed:
After a long, scoreless game against the University of Rochester Yellowjackets, a free kick at the 78th minute allowed the men’s soccer team to pull ahead.
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