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Women’s basketball head coach Randi Henderson leaves WashU to become Iowa assistant coach

Washington University women’s basketball head coach Randi Henderson is stepping down from her role with the Bears, the WashU Athletic Department announced on Wednesday, June 26. Henderson will become an assistant coach at the Division I University of Iowa

| Managing Sports Editor

No. 7 men’s tennis loses to No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 9 Trinity, wins against Skidmore

Following the weekend, the Bears move to 9-7 on the season with four more matches to go before the University Athletic Association (UAA) and NCAA championships.

| Managing News Editor

No. 1 women’s track and field dominates I-55 Triangular Meet while No. 22 men’s team finishes second

On Jan. 23, just three days after the meet, the women’s team clocked in as Division III’s best team in the first national rankings of the indoor season. The men’s team was also honored in their respective top 25, slotting in at No. 22.

| Junior Sports Editor

“Exactly where we want to be”: #1 Women’s soccer earns top national ranking with strong conference performances.

“We’re exactly where we want to be. We worked pretty hard and played really well against super-talented and very strong opponents. So there were no hard feelings. We’re just looking forward to getting back on the field for our next game,” senior goalkeeper Sid Conner said after the weekend’s matches. 

| Sports Editor

Football falls to Augustana 17-35, ends undefeated streak

The loss marks the first loss of the season for Washington University Football (5-1, Bears), now sitting 5-1 overall and 4-1 in conference play.

| Staff Writer

#2 women’s soccer breaks through late fighting #20 NYU for third-straight conference win

With the victory, WashU handed the Violets their second loss of the season in a closely fought game, dropping them to 1-1 in University Athletic Association (UAA) conference play and bringing the Bears to 3-0. 

and | Contributing Reporter and Sports Editor

#3 women’s soccer preserves clean-sheet streak, defeats #25 Emory 2-0

There are 1,893 NCAA men’s and women’s soccer teams. All but one of them have conceded a goal over the last two months. Eight games into its season, the Washington University women’s soccer team is the sole exception: college soccer’s only clean sheet. 

and | Sports Editors

#6 women’s soccer continues winning ways with 5-0 victory in home opener

“We have a lot of work to do to get where we’ve got to go, but the best way of learning is learning while winning,” said Coach Jim Conlon in his message to the Washington University women’s soccer team following their home opener against Carroll University on Friday afternoon. If the best way of learning includes winning, then the 10th ranked squad in the country has definitely learned a lot through three games.

| Sports Editor

Men’s soccer routs Principia, draws with Aurora in weekend split

The Washington University men’s soccer team (2-1-1) continued their out-of-conference season with mixed results, convincingly defeating Principia College on Thursday evening and drawing with Aurora University on Sunday afternoon. While the Bears exploded for five goals against Principia, WashU’s failure to convert opportunities and controversial penalties hindered their chance to sweep their weekend series. 

| Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer wins big against Centre College, Piedmont University

An old sports gambling adage states the following: “Good teams win, great teams cover.” While the sports betting craze has yet to make its way to Division III Women’s Soccer, the Washington University Bears would have certainly covered the spread this weekend. The squad is off to a 2-0 start after a trip to Kentucky, beating Centre College by a 2-0 margin on Sunday and routing Piedmont College in an 8-0 drubbing on Monday afternoon.

| Sports Editor

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