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Women’s soccer to battle for DIII national championship

Winter is coming, and while the thought of relaxing at home for the holidays may pacify some students, the Washington University women’s soccer team must stay sharp for its final week of tournament action. On Friday, the Bears will square off in the city of fountains against No. 1 Messiah College (22-0-2) with a chance to advance to the finals the next day.

Nivan Lakshman | Staff Reporter

Women’s soccer charges into Sweet 16 with playoff victories

The weather is colder and the days are shorter, but the Washington University women’s soccer team does not seem to be slowing down. In the opening rounds of the NCAA Division III tournament in Granville, Ohio, the Bears took down York College 4-0 on Saturday afternoon, and then followed up with a 1-0 victory against Denison University on Sunday.

| Staff Reporter

On the pitch: Women’s soccer clinch UAA, men fall in double OT to Chicago

On Saturday, both the Washington University men’s and women’s soccer teams travelled to the Windy City to take on the University of Chicago in their regular season finales. With a University Athletic Association title on the line, women defeated the Maroons 2-0, clinching the conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament in the process.

Nivan Lakshman | Staff Reporter

Lillegraven leads women’s soccer to win over Emory

Senior forward Olivia Lillegraven notched two goals late in the second half to propel the No. 7 Washington University women’s soccer team over University Athletic Association (UAA) rival Emory University 2-0 on Saturday afternoon in Atlanta.

Nivan Lakshman | Contributing Reporter

Lillegraven returns from injury to spark offensive resurgence

It was November of last year when Olivia Lillegraven had to watch from the sidelines as the Washington University women’s soccer team was upset 1-0 by University of Puget Sound in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.

| Contributing Reporter

Lillegraven powers women’s soccer over Wheaton

In what has become a common theme this year, the Washington University women’s soccer team called upon the foot of senior Olivia Lillegraven to inject much-needed offense—and for the fourth and fifth time this season she provided, netting two goals in six minutes and leading the Bears to a 3-1 victory over No. 23 Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon.

Nivan Lakshman | Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer wins, looks to build on early success

Behind a balanced scoring attack, the No. 1 Washington University women’s soccer cruised to a 4-0 victory over Greenville College on Tuesday night at Francis Field to improve to 6-0 on the young season.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s soccer wants deeper playoff run after record 2013

Following a record-setting 20 victories last season, but a third consecutive heartbreaking defeat in the NCAA Quarterfinals, the No. 4 Washington University women’s soccer team returns to the field this fall hungrier than ever for a deep postseason run.

| Senior Sports Editor

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