Fall sports finally return this week: Here’s what the coaches and players are saying

From football to soccer and cross country, athletes and coaches have never been more excited to step back onto the field and compete with some modicum of normalcy.

| Senior Sports Editor

Athlete of the Week: Volleyball senior Kirby Knapp on getting up after the sun and a fall without round robins

One of two seniors on the team, Knapp was third in the UAA in assists per set last year. She would likely have surpassed 3,000 career assists this year, vaulting herself even further into the University’s top 10. 

| Associate Editor

Volleyball knocked from tourney in first round

The Bears Volleyball faced Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earlier this year and lost a close, hard-fought match. Their match this past weekend reflected the first one on Sept. 13.

Benjamin Simon | Staff Reporter

Volleyball takes Emory to five sets before coming third at UAAs

The playoff fate of the Washington University volleyball team now rests with the NCAA tournament selection committee. After sweeping Case Western Reserve University in the first round of the University Athletic Association tournament, the Bears could not beat No. 1 Emory University on Friday afternoon to advance to the UAA title match and vie for an automatic bid to the tournament.

| Senior Sports Editor

Volleyball loses stunner to Millikin

The Washington University volleyball team’s nine-game winning streak came to an end this Saturday as the No. 24 Bears fell to Millikin University in straight sets, 3-0. The Bears had beaten Centre College earlier in the day, 3-1, but could not finish against the Big Blue.

Daniel Cohen | Contributing Reporter

Volleyball rides hot streak to two more victories

Just days after securing the third seed in the University Athletic Association, the Washington University volleyball team kept winning on Friday night at the Holiday Inn Express Classic III, beating the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Augustana College.

| Senior Sports Editor

The story behind Teri Clemens and WU’s first national championship

Teri Clemens coached the Bears to their first ever national championship. Here’s how she did it.

Ben Simon | Staff Writer

Volleyball sweeps UAA round robin with wins against CMU, Brandeis

A first-set loss in the second match of Sunday afternoon’s double-header did not deter the Washington University volleyball team. The Bears stormed back against No. 15 Carnegie Mellon University to collect their second four-set victory of the day, adding to an earlier win over Brandeis University and improving to 18-6 on the season.

| Senior Sports Editor

With many wins and one tough loss, the Bears keep chugging over Fall Break

As Washington University students fanned out across the country in search of an autumn reprieve or lounged in an eerily empty campus, athletes kept at their game, playing anywhere from Arkansas to Francis Olympic Stadium to Atlanta. Here’s what you missed:

| Senior Sports Editor

UAA Round Robin and more highlights from a busy October sports weekend

It was a full weekend for Washington University athletics. From conference competition to regional competitions, the Bears were active both at home and around the country.

Dorian DeBose and Will Slatin | Sports reporters

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