Bear Breakdown: Women’s track and field wins seventh-straight conference title as six WashU teams compete for UAA championships

Women’s track and field took home their seventh straight conference crown, while the other teams all finished in the top four of the conference, with many setting themselves up well for the NCAA championships in the coming weeks.

| Managing Sports Editor

Softball slugs record-tying six home runs in one game, takes series over Carnegie Mellon

The win was one of three that the Bears secured over the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans across their two doubleheaders from April 20-21, leaving the Bears one game behind conference leaders Case Western Reserve University, with one week remaining in the regular season.

| Staff Writer

‘A little bit of vengeance’: Softball earns series win over No. 6 Case Western Reserve

“The Case weekend is definitely the series we always have circled on our calendar. They’re definitely our biggest in-conference rivals. We were coming back this year with a big chip on our shoulder, a little bit of vengeance.”

| Staff Writer

Athlete of the Week: Maria Brooks’ keys to becoming a pitching ace in her first collegiate softball season

Student Life sat down with Brooks to discuss her life outside of softball, how Division III softball compares to growing up playing competitively in Florida, and how she stays calm under pressure on the mound.

| Contributing Writer

Bear Breakdown: Track and field, softball continue strong April

Here’s everything you need to know about Bears’ athletics from the week of April 8-14. 

| Junior Sports Editor

Softball rides “punch first” mentality to road sweep over NYU

This weekend, however, the Bears left no doubt as to who the better team was. WashU swept the four-game series, securing two victories by mercy rule and outscoring NYU 33-3 across the weekend on April 5-7.

| Staff Writer

Bear Breakdown: WashU athletics dominate the first week of April

WashU athletics had a strong first week of April, highlighted by a road conference sweep by softball. Baseball won a key non-conference game on a walk-off homer, and the golf, track and field, and tennis teams all put up strong performances.

| Junior Sports Editor

Softball searching for “consistent energy” after back-and-forth split with Brandeis

The Washington University softball team went 2-2 in its first four games of University Athletic Association (UAA) play, splitting its weekend series against the Brandeis University Judges on March 29-31.

| Contributing Writer

Bear Breakdown: Track and field hosts Distance Carnival and Invite, baseball and softball begin conference play

Here’s everything you need to know about WashU athletics from the past week, March 25-31.

| Junior Sports Editor

Softball splits final weekend series before conference play

The Bears’ 2-2 record over the weekend puts them at 11-5 overall entering conference play.

| Contributing Writer

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