After a 2012 season in which the South Siders went 26–11, this year’s 17-15 record was a little disappointing, but the team is already focused on improving for next year.
The Maroons split their last doubleheader of the season against Elmhurst (17–15) on Tuesday.
In a doubleheader at North Park (19–11) this Friday, the Maroons (17–15) bounced back for a decisive win in their second game after suffering a shutout loss in their first.
Wednesday and Thursday brought four low-scoring games and a 1–3 record for the Maroons.
The South Siders (13–11) ended their five-game losing streak at home on Sunday against Wheaton (15–12), winning the first game of their doubleheader 4–0 before dropping the second, 3–2.
Despite the Maroons’ strong showing on defense, their offense just couldn’t deliver as they dropped both games of their doubleheader against Illinois Wesleyan (22–7) at home on Tuesday.
On Saturday, the Maroons (12–8) dropped both games of their doubleheader to No. 23 North Central (25–1) in Naperville, IL.
Since their game against Illinois Wesleyan on Tuesday was postponed due to inclement weather, the Maroons have shifted their focus to defeating No. 23 North Central College (23–1) on Saturday.
This weekend, the Maroons capped off two victories against Lawrence by handing UW–Whitewater its first loss of the season. The South Siders (12–6) secured two wins against the Vikings, and then split their doubleheader against the Warhawks.
After sweeping a doubleheader against Lake Forest on Thursday, the Maroons prepare for weekend games against UW-Whitewater and Lawrence.
The pressure is on for the 14 Maroons that qualified for the upcoming D-III Nationals. After a six-month-long season, everything comes down to this final meet for these select athletes, and the Maroons are hoping for their best finish ever.
Four members of the team competed in Diving Zones to qualify for Nationals this weekend, only two members made the cut and will compete in D-III Championships.
This weekend, the South Siders will compete at the NCAA Diving Zones. Four members of the diving team will be competing at Zones, their only chance to qualify for Nationals.
The team took a backseat at the Midwest Invitational this weekend as the Maroons shift their focus toward individual qualification for the NCAA Championships next month.
On the women’s side, the Maroons achieved a second place finish behind an unyielding Emory with a total of 1,435 points. On the men’s side, the South Siders tallied 1,230.5 points to finish at a solid third place behind Emory and Carnegie Mellon.
The Maroon women’s tennis team got off to a rough start this season, losing their opening dual contest in a 7–0 landslide to UIC. Considering UIC is a D-I team, the South Siders faced some of the toughest competition they will face all year in the Flames, and can only improve from this match on.
The Maroons traveled to Greencastle, IN, and split the results of their dual meet against DePauw. The women’s team won 176–123; the men’s team lost 187–110.
Chicago wasn’t expected to beat the visiting UW–Milwaukee Panthers last weekend, but that wasn’t the Maroons’ primary concern. Despite losses on both the men and women’s sides, both teams were able to log valuable experience against a heavily favored DI squad.
The South Siders face DI UW–Milwaukee after both the men’s and women’s sides lost to them last year.
The long winter layoff for the Maroons did no harm, as they swept the Chicago Invitational this weekend with decisive victories on both the men’s and women’s sides.
Twelve teams will be coming to compete against Chicago in the Invitational, including traditionally competitive teams Lincoln College and Calvin College.
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After a long three days of competition, the men’s swim team took a decisive first place at the Phoenix Fall Classic, while the women’s team was narrowly defeated and had to settle for second.
After a 3–1 victory over Benedictine (30–5) on Friday, the Maroons fell to the third-ranked Bears 3–0 on Saturday to cut their postseason short.
Chicago (12–6–0, 4–3–0) held their own against Wash U but suffered defeat in a 2–1 loss.
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The South Siders (12–5–0, 4–2–0) played two conference matches last weekend against Case and Rochester, and emerged victorious in both.
The pressure is on for the Maroons as they head into their last few conference games, starting with a weekend doubleheader against Case Western and Rochester.
Despite less than ideal weather and muddy conditions, the South Siders came out strong and captured the team title.
The Thunder (13–2–2) scored in the fifth minute, and the South Siders (9–4–0, 2–2–0) spent the rest of the game trying to catch up.