All but one fall team is ranked; women’s golf and women’s soccer stand No. 1 in Division III; the cross country squads and volleyball remain top-10; and men’s soccer just entered the top-25 in the nation. Things are getting serious around Danforth Campus—here’s what’s in store as we transition from the former portion of the calendar to the latter.
The Washington University men’s soccer team tied No. 6 University of Rochester on the road 2-2 in double overtime on Sunday.
The Washington University men’s soccer team’s five-game winning streak was broken Monday night in Franklin, Tenn., as the Bears fell, 3-2, to Oglethorpe University.
A 2-1 victory breaks a streak of four years where Emory dominated the Bears. Heading into the game Emory were ranked No. 6 in the league and with a season record of 8-0.
Compared to the intensity of the previous week’s games, the Washington University men’s soccer team’s game at Greenville University in Greenville, Ill. was a breeze. The Bears jumped out to an early 2-0 lead courtesy of a pair of goals by senior forward Ryan Sproule, then cruised through the second half on the way to a 5-0 victory to move to 4-3 on the season.
After home wins against Wartburg College and Fontbonne University last week, the Bears hoped to keep the momentum going as they hosted Wheaton College. Getting that win, however, proved to be an uphill battle for Wash. U., as the game went all the way to double overtime.
The Washington University men’s soccer team won its second straight home game, beating local rival Fontbonne University, 3-2, in overtime Tuesday at Francis Field. Senior forward Ryan Sproule played the role of hero, tying the game in the 89th minute and then winning it in the 94th.
The Bears seemed casual and free-spirited, in spite of the 0-3 record that preceded the night. And they capitalized on that energy, defeating Wartburg College 2-0 over the next 90 minutes for their first victory of 2018.
Friday, the Washington University men’s soccer team traveled to Greencastle, Ind. to face DePauw University, dropping a tight game, 1-0, in the final early season match ahead of the home opener.
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