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No. 7 women’s tennis ends “special season” with highest ranking in program history

For the Washington University women’s tennis team, the 2024 season was one to remember. The team finished with a 19-5 record, logging their highest win total in the last decade. After missing out on the NCAA tournament as a team the last two seasons, they not only punched their ticket, but hosted and won a regional to earn a berth in the Elite Eight for just the sixth time in program history. 

| Managing Sports Editor

Women’s tennis falls in NCAA tournament Sweet 16

The team finished the year with an 9-4 record, with an eight-game win streak in the middle of the season.

| Senior Sports Editor

After long wait, track and field opens season with home win, while women’s tennis and golf keep on rolling

The Washington University track and field team had not competed in person in over a year before this weekend’s meet. But they made the best of it, winning the meet to get the season started after numerous pauses due to COVID-19 restrictions.

and | Staff Reporters

What the approval process looks like for spring sports

Through careful planning and weighing the risk factors on a case-by-case basis, the athletic department is making decisions on whether to host games and begin each sport’s competitive season.

| Staff Reporter

With victory over Division I University of Northern Iowa, Madara secures first victory as head coach

With the win, the Bears improved to 1-1 on the season.

| Associate Editor

Women’s tennis finishes fourth in UAA

The No. 10 Washington University women’s tennis team returned from Florida Saturday night with a fourth-place finish in the University Athletic Association Championships. Women’s tennis could be the most competitive sport in the UAA, with six of eight teams ranked in the top 25 nationally. Throw in the 80-degree heat and the humidity of Altamonte Springs, Fla.

| Editor-in-Chief

Women’s tennis splits season-opening pair of matches

The 13th-ranked Washington University women’s tennis team opened its season with a split of two road matches, losing 5-4 to 10th-ranked DePauw University on Saturday before coming back the next morning and beating Case Western Reserve University, 7-2.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s tennis nets two big weekend wins

The No. 11 Washington University women’s tennis team’s three-match winning streak screeched to a halt Sunday with an 8-1 road loss to No. 6 University of Chicago. After attaining their highest national rank in head coach Kelly Stahlhuth’s seven-year tenure, the Bears defeated Case Western University 5-2 in Chicago on Friday.

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