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

Pitching shines as baseball sweeps Brandeis in critical series

Baseball embraced their “road warrior” mentality this past weekend and swept a crucial four-game series against the last-place Brandeis University Judges from April 19-21. The sweep comes at a critical time of the season and bolsters WashU’s tournament resume with one weekend remaining in the regular season.

| Junior Sports Editor

Men’s and women’s tennis run into roadblock against Denison and UChicago

Entering the weekend of April 12, the Washington University men’s and women’s tennis teams had a lot on the line.

| 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

Track wins WashU Invite, notches 17 Top 15 finishes at Distance Carnival

Across both the Distance Carnival and WashU Invite, the women’s team notched 17 Top 10 performances in program history, and the men’s team notched four.

| 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

Baseball wins three out of four against NYU to open conference play

After last weekend’s tough losses to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, the Washington University baseball team bounced back for a dominant 3-1 series win over the New York University Violets to start conference play on March 29-31. 

| Staff Writer

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