Whenever I feel a lump in my throat, that famous saying always sticks in my head: “There’s no crying in baseball.” I could feel the tears building on Homecoming Saturday as I walked off the field against Macalester.
Kiko Wemmer is a fourth-year on the cross country team from Menomonie, WI. We chatted with her to get some insider info on the life of a Maroon athlete.
After an up-and-down season with athletes performing at high levels at certain times, Chicago wrestling (0–4) is looking to compete more consistently for the remainder of its season.
Chicago women’s basketball (3–2) lost 80–65 to Carthage (5–1) Sunday, following a second-half offensive explosion in which Carthage put up 52 points to overcome a 40–28 halftime deficit.
Last Tuesday, the men’s basketball Maroons (4–2) spanked Illinois Tech (0–6) by a score of 109–46 and proceeded to beat Kalamazoo (3–1) 100–83 on Sunday.
Matt Veldman is a second-year on the swim team from Orland Park, Illinois. We chatted with him to get some insider info on the life of a Maroon athlete.
At the Lopata Classic in St. Louis, men’s basketball (2–2) dramatically defeated Whitman (0–3).
Wrestling (0–4) attended the 21st Concordia Open tournament this past Saturday, where it placed three of its 15 wrestlers.
At this past weekend’s Phoenix Fall Classic, both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swam away with their share of victories.
Women’s basketball (3–1) faced the Manchester Spartans (1–2) in front of a raucous home crowd at a Saturday afternoon game.
This weekend, for the first time in Chicago history, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the NCAA DIII Championship.
After a 76–56 loss against Augustana (4–0) and a 99–54 destruction of Lake Forest (1–1) in their home opener, trying to get a read on how the season will shake out for this men’s basketball squad hasn’t been easy.
It’s that time of year again: both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads are preparing for their annual Phoenix Fall Classic, where the Maroons will compete against seven other Midwest schools over a period of three days.
Wrestling (0–4) will compete at the Concordia University Wisconsin Wrestling Open this weekend, a tournament it is viewing, above all, as a learning opportunity.
Women’s basketball (2–1) returned to action against No. 2 UW–Whitewater (3–0) on Tuesday evening.
Taking a look at the week’s key storylines
This weekend, the men’s and women’s cross country teams will make their way to Hanover, IN to compete in the NCAA National Championship.
Jen Law is a second-year on the swim team from Naperville, IL. We chatted with her to get some insider info on the life of a Maroon athlete.
The women’s basketball Maroons (2–0) kickstarted their season in grand fashion over the weekend, winning their home Tip-Off Tournament with two victories, one over Rockford (1–1) and one over Coe (1–1).
In a game where Chicago women’s soccer (11–5–3) dominated Capital (17–4–1) for almost the entirety of the game, the Crusaders were able to score to 1–0 and eliminate the South Siders from the tournament.
At the Midwest Regional qualifier Saturday, the women took first and the men sixth. Both fields featured nearly 40 teams, with nine men’s teams and four women’s teams that are nationally ranked.
Thursday was Chicago’s first match, against the Buffalo State Bengals (25–10). The game was intense, but the squad emerged with a 3–1 victory over the Bengals.
In the season’s final football game on Saturday, the Wash U Bears (8–2, 3–0) defeated the South Siders (6–4, 1–2 UAA) as Chicago fell by a score of 17–7. Wash U captured the UAA title along with the win.
Men’s basketball suffered a 76–56 opening loss against Augustana but quickly rebounded to smash Lake Forest at home by a score of 99–54.
This Saturday, women’s soccer starts what they hope will be a long postseason run with a match against Capital University (16–4–1) in Whitewater, WI.
The time has come for cross country to prove they belong on the national stage. This weekend in Rock Island, IL, the men’s and women’s seasons will either lead to national berths or early exits.
Tonight, men’s basketball will kick off their season with a match against regional powerhouse Augustana.
The earliest record of archery at the University of Chicago is a 1900 photo of a fully suited gentleman drawing back a simple bow, in what looks like a fully wooded area. Let’s just say archery at UChicago has come a long way since.
Coming off an exciting victory over Carnegie (3–6, 0–2 UAA), women’s basketball (6–3, 1–1) travels to St. Louis to take on Wash U (7–2, 2–0) this Saturday.
Women’s basketball will open their 2013–14 season under a new head coach and assistant coach.
Taking a look at the week’s key story lines.
After a brief scare in the second and third sets, No. 16 volleyball (27–10) won its first round match in the NCAA DIII tournament 3–1 over Buffalo State (25–10) yesterday.
Chicago volleyball took Waltham, MA by storm this past weekend at the UAA Championship at Brandeis University.
Griffin Brunk is a fourth-year on the cross country team. We chatted with him to get some insider info on the life of a Maroon athlete.
The Chicago men’s swimmers dominated early and placed first in all but one of their events, outscoring the Bears by almost 100 points with a final score of 190.5–93.5. The women’s squad also had a strong showing, coming in first in 10 out of its 16 events and beating its opponents 157–139.
Chicago men’s soccer (9–6–2, 3–4–0 UAA) gave up two goals to send the game to overtime and another shortly after to lose the final game of its season against the No. 19 Wash U Bears (10–4–3, 3–3–3) by a score of 4–3.
In a contest that came down to the last minute, Chicago football (6–3, 1–1 UAA) defeated Carnegie Mellon (3–6, 0–2) by a score of 14–12 on Saturday.
The women’s soccer Maroons (11–4–3) fell to No. 1 Wash U (17–1–0) 2–0 at home on Saturday. Chicago finished third in the conference with a 3–2–2 record.
After last Thursday’s loss to Wheaton, the Maroon wrestlers suffered a 35–3 defeat at their dual meet against the Elmhurst College Blue Jays this past Saturday.
Chicago’s cross country team ran with a younger, but not necessarily hipper, crowd this past weekend at the three-mile North Central Red and White Open, as the men placed 3rd, and the women placed 5th.
Though Wheaton’s 16–point win appeared dominant, four of the 10 wrestling matches came down to two points or less.
Taking a look at the week’s key storylines.
Men’s soccer now ranks dead-center in the UAA with a conference record of 3–3 and overall record of 9–5–2. Their hopes of being selected for the NCAA DIII tournament rest on their final regular-season game against the Wash U Bears.
Volleyball (23–10, 6–1 UAA) flew out yesterday to Waltham, MA for the UAA Championships at Brandeis. The South Siders will play their first match this afternoon against Rochester.
Women’s soccer (11–3–3) will take on No. 1 Wash U (16–1–0) at home Saturday at Senior Night.
Football (5–3, 0–1 UAA) will take on Carnegie Mellon (3–5, 0–1) at home this weekend, and the Maroons must win to remain hopeful of a UAA title.
Swimming and diving will face off against Wash U in their only UAA meet of the season.
The Maroon swimmers continued their early season success this weekend in Wheaton IL, defeating Wheaton 147-97 in the men’s events and 130-118 on the women’s side in the meet. Chicago diving faced an early challenge as they went up against DI competition UIC and UW–Milwaukee.
This past Saturday, the Maroon wrestlers suffered defeats in their season-opening dual meet against No. 20 Northwestern (2–0) and Stevens Tech (1–1) by scores of 38–0 and 22–9, respectively.
Maggie Vaughn is a fourth-year middle blocker from Texas. We chatted with her to get some insider info on the life of a Maroon athlete.