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Third time’s the charm

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — After a third appearance in the championship game in four years, Jaimie McFarlin and the veteran Washington University women’s basketball team would not be denied. “Even when I was shooting those last free throws, I was thinking [that] it’s still not over.”

| Managing Editor

Overtime victory clinches spot in national championship game

The No. 6 Washington University women’s basketball team has some unfinished business after punching its ticket to the national championship game at 2 p.m. on Saturday with an 86-75 overtime victory over No. 1 Amherst College. The Bears face No. 4 Hope College for the national title. It was a game with three different stories.

| Senior Sports Editor

Women’s basketball: Ladies off to NCAA-record 9th semifinal

The words of senior co-captain Zoë Unruh resonated throughout the Washington University Field House after the No. 6 Washington University women’s basketball team defeated defending-champion George Fox University 59-52. With the win on Saturday, the Bears earned a trip to the semifinals of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament in Bloomington, Ill.

| Sports Editor

Lady Bears off to NCAA record ninth semifinal

“Revenge is sweet.” The words of senior, co-captain Zoë Unruh resonated throughout the Washington University Field House after the No. 6 Washington University women’s basketball team defeated the defending NCAA Division III champion George Fox University 59-52. With the win, the Bears earned a trip to the semi-finals of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball tournament. The No. 5 Bruins defeated the No.

| Sports Editor

Lady Bears advance to final 16

The Washington University women’s basketball team continued its recent postseason success with an 80-64 victory over No. 13 Thomas More College. With the win, the No. 6 Bears advance to the round of 16 of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Tournament.

| Managing Editor

Athlete of the Week: Zoë Unruh

Senior Zoë Unruh faced a dilemma in the game against Emory University on Jan. 31. Down 13 points in the first half, the Bears faced their second loss in just as many University Athletic Association conference games. That’s when Unruh, a co-captain, caught fire, scoring 11 of a career-high 25 points in the 70-60 victory. Her actions have earned her Student Life’s Athlete of the Week award.

| Senior Sports Editor

Bears suffer first UAA loss, split weekend

In a conference as tough as the University Athletic Association, even the best teams hit a couple of setbacks now and then. This season, the Washington University women’s basketball team is no exception.

| Sports Reporter

Women’s basketball: Bench comes up big in Chi-Town victory

The No. 5 Washington University women’s basketball team continued its strong start to the 2009-10 campaign with a 77-60 victory over the Elmhurst College Blue Jays on Saturday in Chicago.

| Sports Reporter

Recent Top Performers

Dylan Richter, men’s basketball: The freshman has earned significant playing time for the No. 3 Bears, averaging more than eight points per game. Richter led the team in scoring to open UAA play against the University of Chicago on Jan. 10, when he scored 13. Richter has scored in double figures in five of 12 […]

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