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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

Daginella and clutch defense pick up second win for football

On head coach Larry Kindbom’s 60th birthday, the Washington University football team fought hard for 60 minutes, hoping to reward him with a win. With only a minute left in the fourth quarter and the score 18-13 in Wash. U.’s favor, the Bears’ defensive players knew that it was up to them to close the tight game against Denison University.

| Sports Editor

Bears football rallies for season’s first win

Three losses—including two in the previous two weeks by less than a touchdown—had left the Washington University football team with a 0-3 start, its worst since the 1989 season. Senior quarterback Dan Burkett had been taken out of the starting quarterback position. But on Saturday, Burkett got a chance to redeem himself.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s basketball closes out regular season with big win

The week after clinching the conference title and a bid to the NCAA tournament, the No. 24 Washington University men’s basketball team trounced rival University of Chicago in its regular season finale.

| Sports Editor

Women’s golf notches first win of spring

With gusts up to 40 miles per hour at The Links in Jacksonville, Ill., No. 5 Washington University did just enough to withstand the weather and earn its first victory of the spring. The team defeated No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University and No.

| Sports Reporter

Bears record first conference wins of season

Coming off of a four-game losing streak and six straight losses away from home, the Washington University men’s basketball team released some of its frustration on the court this past weekend. This took the form of an 80-76 win over New York University and a 70-36 trouncing of No. 21 Brandeis University. The Bears now stand at 8-8 (2-3 in conference) on the season.

| Sports Reporter

Bears earn overtime upset over Carnegie

Scratch “overtime win” off the Washington University men’s soccer team’s to-do list. The Bears’ undefeated streak, their best start since 1979, is still alive after the twelfth-ranked squad upset No. 11 Carnegie Mellon on Sunday.

| Sports Editor

Football scores upset over No. 19 Wabash College

Senior quarterback Stephen Sherman took a three-step drop from the 18-yard line and let the ball fly down the left sideline. Junior wide receiver Easton Knott brushed off a defender as the ball dropped into his hands in the back left corner of the end zone, tiptoeing in bounds for the winning touchdown catch.

| Sports Reporter

Women’s soccer finally shows offensive might

After having trouble scoring in the first half of the season, the Washington University women’s soccer team’s offense was on display in a 3-2 win over Webster University and in a 4-0 victory over University Athletic Association opponent Carnegie Mellon.

Football puts it all together in blowout win over Westminster

Washington University football rolled back to an even record Saturday night in front of a crowd of 2,128, who weathered the cold, rain and wind to see a 36-6 victory over Westminster College.

| Sports Reporter

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