It was that type of feel-good weekend for the No. 17 Washington University men’s soccer team, who remain undefeated after beating rival Wheaton College 1-0 on Friday and dominating No. 16 Luther College 4-0 on Sunday in a pair of home games.
In what has become a common theme this year, the Washington University women’s soccer team called upon the foot of senior Olivia Lillegraven to inject much-needed offense—and for the fourth and fifth time this season she provided, netting two goals in six minutes and leading the Bears to a 3-1 victory over No. 23 Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon.
Playing in front of the largest crowd of the season under the lights of Francis Field, the Washington University men’s soccer team came up short in a 1-0 loss to No. 14 Wheaton College on Friday.
Last season, the Washington University women’s soccer team entered overtime against Wheaton College in a scoreless game, but a Wheaton goal in the 95th minute delivered a crushing loss to the Bears on their home field and dashed any hopes of an unbeaten season.
A solid game plan, proper adjustments, and strong team effort put the No. 3 Washington University women’s soccer team in position to take out national No. 1 and familiar Bears’ foe Wheaton College Saturday at Francis Field. But missed opportunities and one Wheaton shot that found the back of the net led to a 1-0 overtime loss.
The Thunder curse continued for the Washington University women’s soccer team Saturday night. Playing without University Athletic Association co-player of the year Anna Zambricki, the third-ranked Washington University Bears couldn’t find a steady rhythm on offense.
The No. 9 Washington University women’s soccer team had an up-and-down road trip this past weekend, losing to No. 3 Wheaton College 4-0 on Saturday in Illinois but rebounding Sunday with a 4-0 victory of its own against DePauw University in Indiana. The Wheaton game was a rematch against the extremely talented team that knocked it out of the playoffs last season.
The 11th-ranked Washington University men’s tennis team dominated Wheaton College 9-0 on Saturday as no Bear lost a set. The win allowed the Red and Green to maintain a perfect record at home and improved Wash. U.’s record under head coach Roger Follmer to 96-8 at home.
After shocking No. 1 Augustana College last weekend, the Washington University men’s basketball team upset another ranked opponent on Saturday, defeating No. 17 Wheaton College 77-68 at home. The victory was the Bears’ fifth in a row, continuing a hot streak that began on Nov. 26 against Principia College. Wash. U.
Up two goals to nil against No. 6 Wheaton College (Ill.) with just 18 minutes to go, the Washington University women’s soccer team had a trip to the NCAA semifinals within its sights. In just a handful of minutes, however, that view vanished, as The Thunder scored three goals in 2:16.
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