With the wins over Wheaton and Rose-Hulman, the Bears imrpoved to 7-0-1 on the year.
The weekend left the Bears 7-4 on the season.
The men captured two shutout victories while the women beat Fontbonne University for their first victory under interim head coach Stephanie Gabbert.
The win allowed the Bears to continue building on a string of recent successes.
The men’s team’s performance raised them 14 spots in the rankings, from No. 25 to No. 11, while the women fell two spots, from No. 10 to No. 12
If Kevin Hao was rusty after an extended break from competition, he didn’t show it.
While many students went home for some time off and turkey last week, there was little rest for the Washington University basketball teams this Thanksgiving break as they continued their seasons through the holiday weekend.
With a last-second victory against the University of Chicago last weekend, the Washington University women’s basketball team clinched the UAA championship, guaranteeing them an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament and their 28th consecutive playoff appearance.
The No. 3 Washington University men’s tennis team beat Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference favorite Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 8-1 in its first action of 2016 on Saturday at Kings Point Racquet Club in Belleville, Illinois.
In its first home games of the season, the Washington University women’s basketball team used a stifling defense to spark its offense as it nabbed two blowout victories this weekend.
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