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

Baseball wins three out of four against NYU to open conference play

After last weekend’s tough losses to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, the Washington University baseball team bounced back for a dominant 3-1 series win over the New York University Violets to start conference play on March 29-31. 

| Staff Writer

No. 10 women’s tennis dominates No. 9 Trinity and No. 29 Southwestern

After losing to No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on March 11, the Bears have now rattled off five straight wins, all of which have come away from home against teams ranked in the Top 32 of the nation. The Bears shot up from No. 17 to No. 10 in the national rankings released March 27, and are likely to keep rising after two more impressive wins.

| Contributing Writer

Athlete of the Week: Pole vaulter Peter Lichtenberger reflects on his record-breaking indoor season

Student Life sat down with Lichtenberger to discuss his life outside of pole vaulting, his love for track and field, and his future goals. 

| Junior Sports Editor

Swim and dive earns 20 All-American honors as Alex McCormick wins individual national championship

For Washington University senior Alex McCormick, becoming a national champion was a dream four years in the making.

| Junior Sports Editor

New men’s soccer head coach Andrew Bordelon looks to take program to “new heights”

For the first time in 27 years, the Washington University men’s soccer program has a new head coach. Months after Joe Clarke announced his retirement in late November after nearly three decades at the helm, WashU Athletics announced Andrew Bordelon as his successor and the seventh head coach in the program’s history in a statement on March 7. 

| Managing Sports Editor

Softball splits final weekend series before conference play

The Bears’ 2-2 record over the weekend puts them at 11-5 overall entering conference play.

| Contributing Writer

Bear Breakdown: WashU athletics return from Spring Break

 Swim and dive competed at NCAA DIII nationals, both track and field teams won a home meet, and baseball and softball competed in key home series as they geared up for conference play. Here’s everything you need to know about WashU athletics from the past week, March 18-24.

| Senior Sports Editor

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