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

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

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

Bear Breakdown: Recapping a busy spring break for WashU athletics

This week, a few winter sports seasons came to an end with national championships in indoor track and field, as well as basketball, while spring sports, including baseball, softball, tennis, and golf competed against elite opponents in spring break matchups.

| Managing Sports Editor

No. 2 men’s and No. 17 women’s tennis teams put on a masterclass against North Central and DePauw

After placing second in the 2024 ITA national indoor tennis championship, the No. 9 Washington University men’s tennis team was looking to take this momentum into the outdoor part of the season. They did just that, going 2-0 to start this new part of the season. The women’s team, ranked No. 15 in the country, similarly dominated, winning their only match of the weekend 8-1 over North Central College.

| Staff Writer

Women’s tennis pulls off first round upset, finishes fourth at UAA

The Bears rallied in the first round, defeating No. 14 Carnegie Mellon to clinch a spot in the semifinals. From there, however, the Bears struggled against tougher opposition, losing 5-0 to   No.7 Emory, the conference’s second seed, but fell 5-3 to No. 18 New York University (NYU) to finish fourth in the conference.

| Sports Editor

Men’s tennis goes on a run at UAA championship, falls short in final round

“I wanted to win not for myself, really, but for the team overall,” Phillips said. “Having all my teammates on the next court over watching me and screaming for me after every point didn’t really make me nervous. It honestly just made me really excited to be out there and just be playing on behalf of my team and just trying to do everything for them to win.”

| Sports Editor

He studied at WU. Seventeen years later, he’s on ‘The Amazing Race.’

Washington University alumnus Chee Lee (’04) competed on the most recent season of “The Amazing Race,” the reality television series where teams of two race around the world solving clues and completing crazy challenges of any form, from watermelon launching to mountain climbing.

| Staff Writer

After Stahlhuth resigns, women’s tennis looks for someone to continue her legacy

Women’s tennis players have worked this summer to find a replacement for head coach Kelly Stahlhuth, who resigned in July.

| Associate Editor

‘There’s not actually a lot of hitting going on’: From Houston to St. Louis, women’s tennis pair keeps up the fight

Freshman Sophia Huynh and sophomore Hannah Johnston have spent years playing tennis together both in St. Louis and St. John’s School in Houston.

| Senior Sports Editor

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