Over spring break, the Washington University women’s track and field team placed second at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championship. They were narrowly edged out of first place after Williams College surged ahead on the final day of competition. The men’s track and field team placed fifth.
There is no more margin of error. The initial 21 wins in the rearview, Wash. U. needs to collect two more without a loss to claim the title of best in Division III. The Red and Green face No. 3 Middlebury College in the Final Four Friday at UNCG Stadium in Greensboro, N.C.
The winter season in Division III college sports has officially been put to rest, and while Washington University has brought back one national championship (women’s cross country) through the first two seasons of the year, it’s easy to think about what else could have been for so many other sports.
Washington University unleashed a flurry of kills and aces en route to sweeps over No. 23 Christopher Newport University, Endicott College, Williams College and Illinois Wesleyan University this weekend at the Wash. U. Invitational II.
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