The men's lacrosse club split a pair of road games in Louisiana last weekend. WashU topped Southeastern Louisiana 20-5 on Friday, March 3, in Hammond, La. before falling to Louisiana-Lafayette 14-9 on Saturday, March 4, in Lafayette, La. Jimmy Wyderko tallied 8 goals and 5 assists over the weekend while Hayden von Hoffman picked up 8 goals and 3 assists and Andrew Montgomery added 7 goals and 7 assists. Henry Sippel won 39 of 53 faceoffs for WashU while Jackson Kleeman made 21 saves on the weekend.
The WashU tennis club repeated as Sectional Champions after going undefeated at the USTA Tennis On Campus Missouri Valley tournament March 4-6 in Des Moines, Iowa. WashU defeated Drake, Kansas State, Northern Iowa, Iowa State and Iowa to take its second-consecutive Sectional crown and advance to nationals, which will be held in April in Orlando. WashU team members included Luke Foreman, Sam Cohen, Jenna Brambora, Mackenzie Phillips, Alex Qin, Alex Gerson, Kelly Reger and Christina Zhou.
The men's rugby club suffered a home loss to Nebraska on Saturday, March 4, at South Campus Field. Sean Lundergan scored a try and Lucas Taub converted a penalty for the Griffins. WashU remains in 5th place in the D1-AA Conference with its season finale against Iowa State coming up in April.
The women's rugby club suffered a 22-17 loss to Mizzou on Saturday, March 4, at South Campus Field. Maddy Yaggi scored two tries for WashU while Alice Hsu scored a try and kicked a conversion for the Bears.
The women's lacrosse club suffered a 9-8 loss to Saint Louis University on Saturday, March 4, at South Campus Field.
The women's ultimate club "WUWU" hosted the Midwest Throwdown Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, in Columbia, Mo. WashU's A squad "Iron Horse" finished the tournament in a tie for 10th while the B squad "Locamotive" finished 35th.
Iron Horse went 1-2 in pool play with an 11-10 over St. Olaf and a pair of losses to Kansas (13-5) and Northwestern (9-8). WashU opened bracket play with a 10-7 loss to Winona State before rebounding with a 9-5 win over Saint louis University. Iron Horse suffered a close 9-8 loss to Carleton College in the ninth-place game.
Locamotive went 0-3 in pool play before opening up bracket play with a 11-10 win over North Park. The B squad suffered a pair of losses to Oklahoma (11-6) and Wisconsin-Eau Claire (7-2) before closing out the tournament with a 15-6 win over Mizzou.
The men's ultimate club competed in the Midwest Throwdown Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, in Columbia, Mo. WashU's A squad "Contra" finished the tournament in third place while the B squad "Contraband" finished 27th.
Contra went 1-2 in pool play with a win over Missouri (15-9) and close losses to Northwestern (13-12) and Iowa State (14-12). WashU rebounded in bracket play with wins over Kansas State (13-7) and St. John's (15-9) before falling to Northwestern 15-7 in the semifinals. Contra rounded out the tournament with a 15-2 win over Kansas in the third-place game.
Contraband also went 1-2 in pool play with a win over Wisconsin Milwaukee B (15-2) and losses to Missouri S&T (15-3) and Truman State (15-5). In bracket play, Contraband defeated Wisconsin C (12-6), lost to Drury (12-9) and topped Nebraska-Omaha (15-2).
The fencing club competed in the Join the Pirate Crew tournament on Saturday, March 4, at buccaneer Blades Fencing in Wentzville, Mo. Porter Durham finished first in Foil while Dylan Coe came in second and Aaron Bialer was third. In Epee, Durham finished first and John Lewis came in third. Durham received his E 2017 in both Foil and Epee as a result of his wins.
The men's volleyball club finished 11th in the Midwest Plains Volleyball Conference crossover tournament on Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, in Edwardsville, Ill.
The swimming club suffered a narrow 52-49 defeat at crosstown rival Saint Louis University on Sunday, March 5.
WashU Men's Results
Jonathon Zhu - 50 backstroke 33.38, 100 breaststroke 1:38.1, 50 freestyle 35.92
David Sykes - 100 freestyle 55.2, 25 butterfly 13.65, 25 freestyle 11.92, 50 freestyle 26.26
Matt Auda - 100 freestyle 52.7, 100 backstroke 1:03.4, 50 breaststroke 28.06
Matt Jeffries - 50 butterfly 26.93, 25 butterfly 12.53
WashU Women's Results
Natalie Klug - 50 fly 33.46, 50 backstroke 35.63
Meredith Brus - 200 freestyle 2:24.1, 100 backstroke 1:15.0
Gina Bruscianelli - 50 freestyle 29.38, 50 breaststroke 36.93
Hannah Nakatsuka - 50 butterfly 30.77, 100 freestyle 1:06.4, 50 freestyle 28.92
Mixed Mens and Women 200 Freestyle Relay - 1:51.0
The figure skating club competed in the Skate On Wisconsin event last weekend in Madison, Wisc. WashU finished ninth out of 18 teams in the event.
Sarah Perlin: pre-preliminary freeskate -- 7th
Regan Banvard: preliminary freeskate -- 4th
Kayla Steinberg: pre-juvenile freeskate -- 3rd, preliminary dance -- 5th, juvenile dance -- 4th
Jasmine Zhang: juvenile freeskate -- 2nd
Kendall Spina: intermediate short -- 5th, intermediate freeskate -- 5th
Gracie Liu: novice freeskate -- 6th, juvenile dance-- 5th
Ashley Ferguson: senior short -- 9th
Caitlyn Smith: senior dance -- 3rd, gold dance -- 4th