The No. 1-ranked and defending NCAA Division III national champion men’s tennis team will make its third straight appearance in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals following a pair of 5-0 wins over DePauw University and Carthage College in the NCAA regional.
WUSTL improves its school-record winning streak to 18 straight matches. The Bears also have won their past seven NCAA tournament matches dating back to last year.
WUSTL (21-2) picked up its 21st win of the season, tying the school record set in 2008. The Bears will face No. 9 Gustavus Adolphus College in the quarter-finals Tuesday, May 19, in Claremont, Calif.
Softball wins three at Midwest Regional
The No. 20-ranked softball team ended its season with a 27-13 overall record. A 3-2 record at the Midwest Regional last weekend was not enough for the Bears to continue play.
After dropping a 1-0 loss to Luther College in the opening game, the Bears posted victories over No. 3-ranked Central College, No. 12-ranked Wartburg College and Luther in the loser’s bracket to stay alive. WUSTL’s run, however, came to an end May 10 with a 7-2 loss to Webster University.
Alyssa Abramoski, Lindsay Cavarra, Carter Malouf and Claire Voris were named to the Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team.
Baseball earns at-large NCAA berth
The baseball team earned an at-large berth into the NCAA Division III championship tournament, the NCAA announced May 11.
It is the fourth postseason trip over the past five seasons and seventh in school history.
WUSTL is 25-10 overall in 2009 and enters postseason play on a hot streak, winning 10 of its past 11 contests.
The Bears faced University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the tournament opener May 13. For the result, visit bearsports.wustl.edu.
Women’s tennis falls in NCAA tournament
The No. 14 women’s tennis team dropped a tight contest to No. 12 DePauw University, 5-4, in the 2009 NCAA Division III tournament May 9 in Greencastle, Ind.
WUSTL defeated Manchester College in its tournament opener May 8 but fell to DePauw in the semifinal.
WUSTL was making its second straight trip to the NCAA tournament and the third overall under head coach Kelly Stahlhuth.
17th annual W Club Golf Scramble
The 17th annual W Club Golf Scramble will take place June 15 at the Meadowbrook Country Club in Ballwin, Mo.
This event is the biggest fund-raiser of the year for the W Club and is important for WUSTL’s student-athletes.
Even if you don’t play golf, there are many ways to participate in this fund-raiser. For more information, contact Joe Worlund at email@example.com or 935-5247.