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.
In a tightly contested 32-team field, the Washington University women’s cross country team finished fifth Saturday at the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships at the Lake Breeze Golf Club in Oshkosh, Wis.
In a competitive field of 46 teams, including 12 ranked in last week’s U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association rankings, the Washington University women’s cross country team took the title at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh AAE Invitational Pre-National race on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Wash. U. men finished sixth in their field of 45.
Saturday afternoon saw no thunderstorms like the last time the Washington University cross-country team raced in Oshkosh, Wis., yet the day was bittersweet. With a third-place finish, the men’s team advanced to this Saturday’s NCAA championships in Terre Haute, Ind.
Only the number one team in the country could beat Wash. U.’s women’s cross country team in Saturday’s meet at Oshkosh, Wis. The men’s team finished seventh out of 35 as the women beat out 32 other squads.
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