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Bears fall short in attempt to repeat as national champions

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – The No. 12 Washington University women’s basketball team saw its bid to repeat as national champions fall short in the championship game, with a 64-55 loss to No. 2 Amherst in the final of the 2011 NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championships.

| Sports Editor

Bears reach third consecutive title game

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – The Washington University women’s basketball team excelled at both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor to earn a trip to the national championship game of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships on Friday night.

| Staff Reporter

Bears advance to national championship game

The Washington University women’s basketball team defeated No. 7 Illinois Wesleyan University to move into the national title game of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships in Bloomington, Ill.

| Executive Editor

WU offers fan bus to NCAA tournament

Washington University is offering students free transportation, lodging and tickets to the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill. The No. 12 Bears face host and No. 7 Illinois Wesleyan in the second national semifinal on Friday night. Wash. U. fell to the Titans 73-68 on Nov. 20 at the Tip Off Tournament.

| Executive Editor

Bears advance to national semifinal

The Washington University women’s basketball is heading to the national semifinal game of the Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship for the third consecutive season. The defending national champions fought back from an early 11-2 deficit to defeat No. 6 University of Chicago 63-58 on the campus of Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky.

| Executive Editor

Bears advance to Sweet 16

The Washington University women’s basketball team defeated Hope College 56-52 on Saturday night on Hope’s campus in Holland, Mich., to reach the third round of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.

| Executive Editor

Women’s basketball defeats Denison 71-55 in opener of NCAA tournament

The No. 12 Washington University women’s basketball team toppled No. 10 Denison University 71-55 in the first round of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship tournament on Friday night in Holland, Mich.

| Senior Sports Editor

Bears pitching starts year strong, offense lacking

The Washington University baseball team’s pitching staff has surpassed expectations to start the season. Entering Thursday’s game against No. 5 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the Bear’s pitchers had held their previous four opponents to an average of 2.27 runs per game. While an 11-1 loss to the Warhawks has inflated the team earned run average to 3.

| Senior Sports Editor

Bears receive at-large bid to NCAA tournament

The defending national champions have reached the postseason for the 22nd straight season. The No. 12 Washington University women’s basketball team will face No. 10 Denison University in the opening round of the 2011 Division III NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship tournament on Friday night in Holland, Mich., as announced Monday by the NCAA Selection Committee.

| Executive Editor

Bears defeat NYU, set up showdown with Emory

The Washington University women’s volleyball team defeated New York University 3-0 on Friday night in the Wash. U. Field House to advance to the semifinals of the Division III NCAA Volleyball Championship against No. 1. Emory University.

| Sports Editor

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