The Maroons were left out of the NCAA D-III tournament last spring, despite a strong season against a tough schedule and all indications as late as the night of the announcement that they would be included. This year, the South Siders are out to end up where they believe they should have last year.
The South Siders will take on Denison, who lost 9–0 to California (PA) in its first match of the year. The Maroons, on the other hand, had a strong showing last weekend, beating DI UW–Green Bay 6–1.
For the second time in two years, the Maroons finished second in the UAA Championship, behind NYU. Chicago beat Case 40–9 before losing to NYU, 24–15, in the final.
The South Siders will take on Augustana at Henry Crown tonight. The two teams enter the meet in the midst of vastly different seasons. The Vikings have had a much busier schedule than the Maroons and already have 13 wins under their belts. The matchup against Augustana will be Chicago’s ninth of the season, which boasts four win
After qualifying for the NCAA DIII Championships as a team, Chicago placed 15th out of 32 teams this weekend at the competition in Terre Haute, IN.
FOOTBALL: This Saturday’s home game against Wash U (4–5, 0–2 UAA)—the battle for the Founders Cup—is the last contest of the year for Chicago (4–5, 0–2 UAA). It is also Wash U’s final regular season game.
After a disappointing loss to Case Western Reserve at Homecoming last Saturday, the Maroons (4–4, 0–1 UAA) are looking to break above the .500-mark on the season against Carnegie Mellon (5–3, 0–1 UAA) this weekend.
If you were surprised to see that this Saturday is Homecoming, if you thought that a DIII school might not have such a celebration, you’re just a few years too late. While we do now honor our Maroons with a Homecoming every year, the event is a relatively new development.
After the Monsters of the Midway (4–3) handed the Hiram Terriers their seventh loss (0–7) of the season by a score of 23–7, all eyes are now on UAA play.
The Maroons (3–3) are looking at their game against Hiram (0–6) this Saturday just like any other game.
The Monsters of the Midway (3–2) continued to add to their win total against Allegheny (3–2), posting a 10–0 victory this past Saturday.
This Saturday, Chicago (2–2) takes on Allegheny (3–1). The Gators are coming off a convincing victory over a good Wabash team.
The Maroons’ disappointment will not fade away overnight, but the fact that they were disappointed at all speaks to the quality of their season.
Changes to the postseason selection process by the NCAA left the baseball team on the outside looking in.
The South Siders’ exclusion from this year’s national tournament demonstrates the fallible nature of the NCAA’s current postseason selection process.
Bids to the NCAA DIII tournament were announced Sunday night, and the South Siders were not awarded entrance to the playoffs.
The Maroons showed against Northwestern that sometimes, a talented DIII team is better than a struggling DI team. The South Siders beat the North Siders 6–3.
Chicago’s Senior Day game against Carthage was stopped in the middle of the second inning and never resumed. Next, the South Siders travel to Evanston to play Northwestern.
The energetic South Siders suffered a rainy 7–2 loss to North Central on Tuesday, scoring their only two runs in the bottom of the first inning.
The Maroons (22–11) swept a Saturday doubleheader at Eureka (10–27), winning 8–1 in the first game and 16–5 in the second.
Though the Maroons (20–11) dropped Tuesday’s game to Elmhurst (18–13) by a score of 11–3, they hope that their subsequent 5–4 walk-off win over North Park (24–10) has jump-started their momentum heading into the final six games of the season.
Over the course of a packed weekend, Chicago extended its road winning streak to five games before losing the second game of a doubleheader to the Bears late on Sunday afternoon.
After three weeks of inconsistency, the South Siders (16–9) finally won two games in a row against DIII opponents.
In a doubleheader against Monmouth (9–15) this weekend, Chicago (14–9) was yet again unable to capitalize on momentum.
Yet again, Chicago (13–8) won a game and then lost one, further demonstrating the team’s inability to keep their momentum.
Chicago dropped yet another disappointing game to Aurora on Friday by a final of 14–7. The Maroons redeemed themselves somewhat on Monday, coming from behind to beat Hope 10–9.
The South Siders’ (11–6) two games this week can best be described as polar opposites.
In a doubleheader at home against Rochester College (15–13), the Maroons (10–5) won the first game 10–8 and the second game 5–4.
In their home opener on Tuesday, the Maroons (8–5) lost to Wheaton College (10–6) by a score of 6–4.
The Maroons will compete against Rochester in a doubleheader at home on Tuesday.
The start of the Maroons’ season was forced to take a rain check this weekend. The season opener, which was set for a doubleheader against Robert Morris–Springfield on Saturday, was canceled because of inclement weather.
Five Maroons on the women’s team and two Maroons on the men’s team secured spots in the national championship meet, which will be held at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis from March 21–24.
In their season finale, the Maroons finished third at the Midwest Invitational over the weekend at Ratner Athletics Center. All that is left now are the NCAA D–III Championships in March.
With the UAA Championship out of the way, the men’s swimming and diving team has one meet left on the season: the Midwest Invitational. Chicago will look to add depth heading into the NCAA Championship with a strong showing at home this weekend.
The Maroons amassed 1,197 points, placing them well behind Emory’s 1,897. Case Western came in third with 1,153.5 points.
The men and women are each in second place at UAA’s with 404 and 381 total points, respectively.
Starting Wednesday, the Maroons will participate in a three-day meet along with the rest of the UAA.
In their final dual meet of the season, Chicago (4–2) fell to DePauw (6–0) by a score of 153.5–146.5 at Ratner Athletics Center on Saturday.
With the defeat no longer on their minds, Chicago (4–1) will take on DePauw (5–0) this Saturday with the hope of adding one more to the win column before the UAA Championships on February 15–18.
The men’s swimming & diving team (4–1) suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday against DI opponent UW-Milwaukee.
The average winter break for a student from the University of Chicago consists of little more than rest and relaxation. One swimmer had a different idea.
The men’s swimming and diving team (4–0) beat Kalamazoo College (4–2) by a score of 214–86 on Saturday. In a strong performance, the Maroons won each event in swimming, and all but one in diving.
Fresh off a training trip to Florida, the men’s swimming and diving team is ready to resume its season with the first meet of winter quarter this Saturday.
Collection of short stories chronicles DeLillo’s growth.
At a meet that showcased the team’s depth, Chicago’s wrestling team swept three duals at the Concordia Wisconsin Duals on Saturday. The wins bumped the team’s record up to 3–1 on the season, with a lot of wrestling left to go.
In a game that was both the team’s final non-conference matchup and last road trip of the season, the Chicago women’s soccer team (8–4–2) won 4-0 at Millikin University (7–6–1) on Saturday.
The baseball world is waking up. Spring training games in Arizona and Florida are in full swing, and the World Baseball Classic is starting to garner headlines as well. Did you hear? New York Mets third baseman David Wright is…