In their three matchups, the Bears, who broke into the top 25 nationally earlier this week at No. 18, went 2-1 to bring their record to 6-2 on the season.
The men’s team’s performance raised them 14 spots in the rankings, from No. 25 to No. 11, while the women fell two spots, from No. 10 to No. 12
The Washington University women’s soccer team continued its undefeated season Saturday with a 2-1 win over No. 9 Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill.
After home wins against Wartburg College and Fontbonne University last week, the Bears hoped to keep the momentum going as they hosted Wheaton College. Getting that win, however, proved to be an uphill battle for Wash. U., as the game went all the way to double overtime.
After sneaking into the playoffs, the Bears topped Wheaton College in the first round. But a day later they could not overcome Hope’s timely runs.
UW-La Crosse is the Washington University women’s soccer team’s next hurdle. Beyond that, either University of Chicago or Wheaton College lie in wait.
In the most dramatic moment of the 2017 Washington University men’s soccer season so far, freshman forward Will Sproule scored in the 102nd minute in his first college appearance, and the Bears moved to 5-0-1 with a 1-0 win Saturday at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill.
The Washington University women’s soccer team played two games at Francis Field last week, rolling past Fontbonne University, 5-0, in Wednesday’s Wydown Showdown before they couldn’t quite put away Wheaton College in a double overtime 2-2 tie Saturday.
Down one and nearly halfway through the third quarter, the No. 6 Washington University women’s basketball team was battling for tournament survival against No. 24 Wheaton College. But back-to-back buckets from sophomore forward Madeline Homoly ignited a 14-4 run to put the Bears up for good.
With a last-second victory against the University of Chicago last weekend, the Washington University women’s basketball team clinched the UAA championship, guaranteeing them an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament and their 28th consecutive playoff appearance.
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