‘Now we build from here’: Softball’s regional run sparks hope for next season

Coming off a 20-18 2023 season, the Bears improved to 28-12 in head coach Casey Cromwell’s second season at WashU. The team clinched a berth in the NCAA regional tournament, which the Bears hosted for the first time in program history, before being eliminated in the regional finals.

| Staff Writer

“Training on the numbers”: How WashU track turned its women’s 400/800 program into a national powerhouse

During the 2024 indoor track season, times set by Kelley, Sarussi, and graduate student Danielle Schultz made the WashU trio three of the 15 fastest runners in the 800 in all of Division III. Their success is emblematic of over a decade of dominance by the WashU track & field team’s women’s 400/800 meter training group.

| Junior Sports Editor

From senior athletes: Reflections on four years as a WashU Bear

After countless hours spent dedicating themselves to Washington University athletics, seven senior student-athletes – Jabari Chiphe (basketball), Caraline Oakley (golf), Emma Kelley (track), Jared Phillips (tennis), Emily Talkow (softball), and Johnathan Smith (football) – sat down with Student Life to reflect on their four years as a part of the WashU Bears athletic program.

Men’s and women’s tennis run into roadblock against Denison and UChicago

Entering the weekend of April 12, the Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams had a lot on the line.

| Staff Writer

‘A little bit of vengeance’: Softball earns series win over No. 6 Case Western Reserve

“The Case weekend is definitely the series we always have circled on our calendar. They’re definitely our biggest in-conference rivals. We were coming back this year with a big chip on our shoulder, a little bit of vengeance.”

| Staff Writer

Baseball goes winless in crucial weekend series against Emory

For the Bears, however, the four-game stretch against the Eagles was a weekend to forget.

| Staff Writer

Bear Breakdown: Track and field, softball continue strong April

Here’s everything you need to know about Bears’ athletics from the week of April 8-14. 

| Junior Sports Editor

Softball rides “punch first” mentality to road sweep over NYU

This weekend, however, the Bears left no doubt as to who the better team was. WashU swept the four-game series, securing two victories by mercy rule and outscoring NYU 33-3 across the weekend on April 5-7.

| Staff Writer

Strong performance at WashU Invite wraps up first half of women’s golf season

Washington University women’s golf’s junior Sydney Kuo won the WashU Spring Invite by two strokes with a score of 145 (one stroke over par) across two rounds on April 6 and 7. Led by Kuo, the No. 11 Washington University women’s golf team finished second, recording a score of 610 (34 strokes over par) on the par 72 course.

| Junior Sports Editor

Bear Breakdown: WashU athletics dominate the first week of April

WashU athletics had a strong first week of April, highlighted by a road conference sweep by softball. Baseball won a key non-conference game on a walk-off homer, and the golf, track and field, and tennis teams all put up strong performances.

| Junior Sports Editor

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