“We’re exactly where we want to be. We worked pretty hard and played really well against super-talented and very strong opponents. So there were no hard feelings. We’re just looking forward to getting back on the field for our next game,” senior goalkeeper Sid Conner said after the weekend’s matches.
There are 1,893 NCAA men’s and women’s soccer teams. All but one of them have conceded a goal over the last two months. Eight games into its season, the Washington University women’s soccer team is the sole exception: college soccer’s only clean sheet.
Both teams won a game this weekend, with the men’s team beating North Park and the women’s defeating Carthage after a draw against Loras.
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.
2019 was an eventful year for the Bears. Here’s a look at the top 10 Wash. U. sports stories of the year.
In the last 20 minutes of both games that the Washington University women’s soccer team played this weekend, the Bears found themselves level on the scoreboard against a conference opponent. In both games, the Bears managed to convert late chances into game-winning goals, securing a 2-1 victory over No. 21 New York University on Friday and a 1-0 win over Brandeis University on Sunday.
I’ve had the misfortune of watching two of my favorite teams—each an apparent juggernaut in their sport—suffer unexpected losses this season. In the moments after these losses, I felt the urge to overreact, but as time went on, I felt something I hadn’t expected: relief.
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:
The No. 5 Washington University women’s soccer team’s come-from-behind victory against the University of Rochester this past Sunday marked head coach Jim Conlon’s 200th victory as coach of the Wash. U. women’s soccer team.
For the first time after 1111 minutes of play, the Wash. U. women’s soccer team found themselves behind against the University of Rochester. However, the Bears would not be behind for long.
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