As Clarke mentioned, the WashU men’s soccer team has had a rocky, unprecedented start to the UAA conference this season. This past weekend, however, the WashU reversed their losing streak, winning both games against UAA rivals by a decisive margin.
“We’re exactly where we want to be. We worked pretty hard and played really well against super-talented and very strong opponents. So there were no hard feelings. We’re just looking forward to getting back on the field for our next game,” senior goalkeeper Sid Conner said after the weekend’s matches.
This past weekend, the Washington University men’s soccer team (4-6-1) went head-to-head with the New York University Violets (4-5-3) in their third game of the University Athletic Association (UAA) tournament. The game took place in New York, and as spectators filed into the Frederick Douglass Field, they were buzzing with excitement, eager to watch the UAA game.
With the victory, WashU handed the Violets their second loss of the season in a closely fought game, dropping them to 1-1 in University Athletic Association (UAA) conference play and bringing the Bears to 3-0.
In a thrilling showdown this past weekend, the Washington University men’s soccer team (3-4-1) took on the formidable #5 Emory University Eagles in its inaugural University Athletic Association (UAA) conference match. The Francis Field stadium buzzed with anticipation as eager students and parents poured in to witness the Bears’ UAA opener at home.
There are 1,893 NCAA men’s and women’s soccer teams. All but one of them have conceded a goal over the last two months. Eight games into its season, the Washington University women’s soccer team is the sole exception: college soccer’s only clean sheet.
As the Washington University volleyball team entered the University Athletic Association (UAA) conference play this past weekend, it searched for consistency. After having an unexpected yet outstanding performance a few weeks ago at the East to West Battle — a tournament held in California bringing in different Division III teams — the team has struggled, losing three of its last four.
As the team ranked 4th in the nation, Washington University women’s soccer was expected to handle its business this week. Through five games, the squad had shut out its opponents with a combined score of 23-0, so anything short of two dominant performances would’ve been disappointing.
While freshman college athletes sparsely play their first year, Sam Buckley isn’t like most. Last year for the women’s volleyball team, Buckley was named All-UAA First Team and UAA Rookie of the Year. She also helped power the team to a 30-6 record and second round appearance in the NCAA tournament.
This past Sunday, women’s soccer fought its way to a commanding 4-0 victory against Rhodes College to record its second win in three days. The Bears had previously beaten DePauw College 4-0 Friday evening. With these wins, the team improves their season record to 5-0, remaining undefeated.
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