The Washington University men’s soccer team had plenty of opportunities but failed to make the chances count in a loss to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in double overtime Sunday at Francis Field, dropping their record to 7-5-1.
The Washington University football team lost a tough one to the University of Wisconsin Whitewater Saturday at Francis Field, dropping the third and final game of their season-opening home stand, 40-21.
The Washington University women’s soccer team beat Illinois Wesleyan University 2-0 Saturday before a 1-0 thriller over host No. 8 University of Wisconsin Whitewater Sunday to win the W Challenge and improve to 6-0 on the season.
Because Washington University has historically had one of the most successful athletic programs in Division III, it is generally not difficult for the Bears to schedule top opposition. It is not often, however, that three separate Wash. U. teams face highly ranked competitors on the same weekend this early in season.
This was not the first time the Washington University women’s soccer team exited Francis Field with tears running down their face—but on Sunday afternoon, the players were crying tears of joy.
Last week’s loss to the University of Chicago marked the fifth straight time Washington University’s volleyball team dropped a match against a ranked opponent, a virtually unprecedented run of futility for the historically dominant program. But a 16-14 win in the fifth set against No.
A 5-4 upset win over No. 10 DePauw University highlighted a successful weekend for the No. 13 Washington University women’s tennis team in Madison, Wis., at the Midwest Invitational. Facing off with four ranked teams, the Bears managed to win three—all with a score of 5-4, against No. 22 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, No. 17 Denison University and No.
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