No rest for the weary: Baseball, softball get to business over spring break

With the Washington University women’s basketball team’s postseason hopes dashed in the NCAA Division III Sectional Final March 9, the Bear sports calendar officially flipped to spring. Here’s a roundup of what you might have missed as the Red and Green played ball.

| Senior Sports Editor

Once a softball star, WU grad Maggie Mullen now chases Olympic handball

Mullen, who played four years of softball at Wash. U. before graduating in 2014, was working at a marketing firm and perusing LinkedIn for her next career move when she saw a post about open tryouts for the United States national handball program.

| Associate Editor

Baseball and softball struggle against Emory

The Washington University baseball and softball teams had rough outings this weekend as both teams dropped their series against Emory University.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

Red and Green: Spring is somewhat in the air in St. Louis

Yes, April is here, snow, thunderstorms and all. And that means just one month remains in this year of Bear sports. Welcome to the final edition of Red and Green, where we digest and regurgitate the best and worst that represent Wash. U. athletics.

| Senior Sports Editor

WU teams set out for spring break games

Each spring, various Wash. U. teams travel thousands of miles, flying to preseason warm ups, tournaments against high-ranking opposition and even national championships.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Bears awake from hibernation: Spring sports take on new season

It’s cold out, but spring sports are starting.

Rohan Gupta and Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editors

Spring sports roundup: How they got here, and where they’re going next

It’s been a busy spring for Washington University athletics. But, for the most part, scheduled spring games are over, and Wash. U. athletes, just like the rest of us, are now strapping in for the push through finals week, all the while preparing for playoff matches on the other side of their exams.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Wydown sweep: Softball wins pair against rival Fontbonne

In one of the NCAA’s most local rivalries, the Washington University softball team took care of Tuesday at home Tuesday, beating neighbor Fontbonne University twice.

| Senior Sports Editor

Diamond duo: Baseball, softball share splits with Case Western

The Washington University baseball and softball teams must have been given the same script this weekend, because each went win-loss-win-loss against Case Western Reserve University Friday and Saturday, with each respective pair of wins and losses following a similar pattern.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Softball drops three of four as Venturella returns to Chicago

Venturella returned to the city where she spent eight seasons and won 195 games as the head coach of the University of Illinois at Chicago, when the Bears travelled to the Windy City to take on the University of Chicago. The series, however, was largely disappointing for Wash. U., which dropped three out of four games.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

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