soccer

Matt’s Musings: Not having sports sucks, but at least we get this out of it

Sports are gone for now and that’s unfortunate, but with so many events being pushed back next year is going to be more packed with excitement than ever before.

Matt Singer | Sports Columnist

Matt’s Musings: Morons are ruining VAR in the Premier League

Video assistant referree (VAR) recently came to the Premier League and has been controversial, mostly because the people in charge are idiots.

Matt Singer | Staff Columnist

Matt’s Musings: February sucks…but hey, at least the Champions League is back

It’s February right now, and that means something we’ve been waiting for is coming. Is it a good night’s sleep? The Iowa caucus results? The actual Iowa caucus results? No, February means the return of…

Matt Singer | Sports Columnist

Women’s soccer stunned: With a single stop, the season was over

“It was a great battle, a heck of a fight with Pomona,” head coach Jim Conlon said as he held back tears. “The ball just didn’t bounce our way today.”

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s soccer sails through opening rounds of playoffs

Seeing freshman Katie Stender-Moore in goal was a testament to the Bears’ early success in their NCAA tournament first round match against Maryville College, a sign of how Wash. U. had coasted through the game to an overpowering victory, 4-0. After beating Maryville, the Bears kept fighting for more on Sunday, beating Adrian College, 2-0, to advance to the Sweet 16.

| Senior Sports Editor

AOTW: Talking academic excellence and playoff preparation with Katy Mockett

Katy Mockett has started all but one game in the last two years for the Washington University women’s soccer team. Ahead of Saturday’s first round playoff matchup with Maryville University in Tennessee, I sat down with Mockett to discuss how she balances academics and soccer as well as her mentality heading into the playoffs.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s soccer routed by University of Chicago, 3-0, in season finale

For the sixth year in a row, the Washington University men’s soccer team lost to No. 6 University of Chicago. The 0-3 loss on Saturday marks the end of the Bear’s season. Wash. U. finished the year with an 8-7-1 record.

Daniel Cohen | Contributing Reporter

Soccer ties against Chicago to end season

After a long and exciting season, it’s nearly playoff time for the Washington University women’s soccer team. Before finding out who they will be facing in the postseason, the Bears rounded out their regular season this past Saturday in the Windy City.

Heman Duplechan | Staff Reporter

Matt’s Musings: Racism in European soccer continues to rear its ugly head

In 2013, ESPN writer Wright Thompson penned an article for “ESPN the Mag” titled, “When The Beautiful Game Turns Ugly: A journey into the world of Italy’s racist soccer thugs.” Six years later, the problem is just as bad, if not worse.

Matt Singer | Contributing Writer

Athlete of the Week: Connor Mathes looks back on leadership, competition and leaping saves

Men’s soccer’s goalkeeper, senior Connor Mathes, began his college career over three years ago at Division I Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Now Mathes, who is from Overland Park, Kansas, is preparing for his final regular season game as a Washington University Bear.

| Senior Sports Editor

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