NCAA Playoffs

No school, more tennis: What life has been like for one student-athlete who took the year off

Last summer, Daniel Li chose to step back from school for the year. He told Student Life about his experience of the last few months in a December phone call.

| Senior Sports Editor

Basketball teams in limbo as UAA cancels conference competition

Individual players have been limited to masked shooting and non-contact practices, and it is still uncertain whether men’s or women’s basketball will be able to practice with contact, yet alone play against other teams.

| Senior Sports Editor

Once a bear, always a bear: Madara returns

“When someone is a student of the game and has expertise and enthusiasm, that’s a scary combination,” Director of Athletics Anthony Azama said.

Clara Richards | Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer sails through opening rounds of playoffs

Seeing freshman Katie Stender-Moore in goal was a testament to the Bears’ early success in their NCAA tournament first round match against Maryville College, a sign of how Wash. U. had coasted through the game to an overpowering victory, 4-0. After beating Maryville, the Bears kept fighting for more on Sunday, beating Adrian College, 2-0, to advance to the Sweet 16.

| Senior Sports Editor

Football falls short in NCAA playoff game at Oshkosh

The Washington University football team will have to go at least another year without an NCAA playoff win, after losing in their first-round matchup to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 49-13 on Saturday.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer falls in tournament’s first round on a last-minute header goal

By conceding a goal in the final minute of a scoreless game, the Washington University women’s soccer season ended on the Bears’ home field in devastating fashion for the second straight year.

| Senior Sports Editor

Football falls short against Franklin in NCAA playoff game

Fulfilled dreams of playing in the NCAA Division III playoffs again came combined with bitter cold and wind for the Washington University football team on Saturday afternoon in Franklin, Ind. Tied 10-10 late in the fourth quarter, the Bears looked to pull off another close win in a season full of them, this time against No. 20 Franklin College.

| Managing Editor

Football loses playoff game against Franklin College

With temperatures below freezing level on windy Saturday afternoon, the Washington University football fell short to Franklin College 17-7 after Grizzlies’ quarterback Jonny West threw a 35-yard, game-winning touchdown with less than a minute left in the game.

| Managing Editor

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