Record falls for swimming at UAA Championships

The Washington University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are both in contention for conference titles through two days of competition at the 2011 University Athletic Association Championships in Rochester, N.Y. The women sit in third out of seven teams while the men are in fourth place. Both teams have already contributed some strong performances.

| Sports Editor

Rochester, Emory sweep season series with Bears

Entering this past weekend with just five games remaining in the regular season, the Washington University men’s basketball team couldn’t afford any more miscues in order to keep its playoff hopes alive.

| Sports reporter

Women’s tennis: Bears upset in first round, take 5th at UAAs

The No. 14 Washington University women’s tennis team was unable to maintain its lead over the University of Rochester and fell 5-4 to the Yellowjackets to start the University Athletic Association tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. “The effort was there. We definitely wanted to do well, but I think it was all in the preparation.

| Associate Editor

Men’s crew edges Rochester in URA championships

Just 1.6 seconds and two points separated the Washington University men’s crew team from a race victory and the overall points trophy. When the Washington University men’s crew team reached the end of the final race in the University Rowing Association championships, it had earned both. The Wash. U.

| Sports Editor

Bears avenge loss in weekend sweep at home

After falling 61-53 at the University of Rochester for their first conference loss of the season, the Washington University women’s basketball team was back home this weekend—and they had little trouble returning the favor. In both of the weekend’s games, the Bears grabbed control early on and never gave up the lead.

| Sports Reporter

In defense of D-III

This letter is in response to Andrew Gottlieb’s column “Why Washington University should consider starting a Division I basketball program” appearing in Monday’s edition of Student Life. Gottlieb’s article, though apparently well intentioned, was unfortunately fraught with many inaccuracies and misconceptions regarding the state of the athletic programs at Wash. U.

Tricia Brandt, Miki Carter & Brianne Monahan

Bears finish their road trip undefeated, reclaim top of UAA

The Washington University men’s basketball team capped off a four-game road trip unscathed, highlighted by two victories this weekend against conference rivals University of Rochester and Emory University.

| Sports Reporter

Analysis: UAA playoff scenarios

One weekend will make the difference for three Washington University varsity sports teams as they finish up their University Athletic Association conference schedules. Here are some of the potential scenarios heading into the weekend.

| Senior Sports Editor

Basketball: Tough games mix with festive weekend

After the Washington University men’s and women’s basketball teams swept road games against New York University and Brandeis University this past weekend, they will now face the same teams at their home court, hoping for repeat wins. The No. 16 women’s team (14-4, 6-1 UAA) will rematch No. 15 NYU (16-2, 5-2 UAA) tonight at […]

| Sports Editor

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