Sports

South Siders to Honor Fourth-Years in Final Home Game

By the end of this week, the softball team would have played eight games in seven days if not for the postponement of its double-header against Lawrence on Sunday. It swept Carthage on Monday by a total of 12 points, and faces Wheaton and Elmhurst twice on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Team Takes Fourth in UAA After 1–2 Weekend

In the loaded UAA Championship tournament, the No. 5 men’s tennis team fell to No. 8 Carnegie Mellon in the third-place match. It easily dispatched Rochester in the first round but lost to No. 7 Wash U the day before it played Carnegie.

Second-year Ade Ayoola competes in a track meet on February 6, 2016.

Warm Weather Spurs Encouraging Results

The UChicago Men’s and Women’s track teams both performed in the Wheaton Twilight meet. The men finished fifth while the women finished second, promising signs as both prepare the conference championship next weekend.

Fourth-year Nkemdilim Nwaokolo participates in UChicago's Windy City Rumble earlier this season.

Chicago Takes First at Chicagoland Championships

The women’s track and field team continued its dominant performance from indoor season at the first outdoor meet of the year. It completed the sweep of the Chicagoland Championships as it won both the indoor and outdoor versions of the event this year.

South Siders Sweep Trio of Weekend Games

The baseball team has come out strong in April, winning four of their last five including a three-game win streak that began this past weekend against Robert Morris-Peoria and Lawrence. They will look to continue their hot streak this Tuesday against Lewis.

Maroons Split Weekend Double

The baseball team finished a three-game home stretch this weekend that included a win against Elmhurst last Wednesday and a split with UW-Platteville this weekend. They will face Dominican on Wednesday on the field of the minor league the Schaumburg Boomers.

First-year Kat Stevanovich prepares to serve.

No. 15 South Siders Sweep Trio of Weekend Matches

Although their last game of spring break was a loss to No. 22 Tufts, the women’s tennis team rebounded strongly at the Midwest Invite. They went 19–5 in the tournament, including a 9–0 shut out of their first round opponent Carthage.

Track and Field to Start Spring Season with Ted Haydon Invitational

Coming off an indoor season in which the women’s track and field squad boasted two All-American and one National Champion performances, the ladies will look to build on this success in the great outdoors. The men’s team finished in a respectable 4th place at the UAA Indoor Championship, but they have plans to improve at the Ted Haydon Invitational this weekend.

040116 SPORTS Tennis (Courtesy of University of Chicago Athletics)

Tennis Finds Spring Break Success in California

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to sunny California for their spring break competitions. The No. 4 men took on four ranked teams and managed to finish 3–1, while the No. 14 women went 1–1 against their own pair of ranked opponents.

Maroons Surge Into NCAA Championships

The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Carthage College Final Qualifier as a tune-up for the upcoming NCAA Championship meet this weekend. With a handful of athletes heading to the biggest meet in DIII Track and Field, the Maroons will look to make an impact on the national stage.

030816 SPORTS Jorge Bilbao (Courtesy of University of Chicago Athletics)

Senior Spotlight: Jorge Bilbao

Jorge Bilbao is the definition of a student-athlete: a three year All-Academic and a two time Second Team All-UAA midfielder. However, the fourth-year would tell you the most important thing to him is his team and the friends he has made.

031416 SPORTS Track and Field (Courtesy of University of Chicago Athletics)

Chicago Competes in Last Chance Meet

The men’s and women’s track and field teams will head north to UW–Stevens Point in hopes of securing and improving late season qualifying marks for NCAA Nationals. The women placed second in last weekend’s UAA Championship while the men received fourth.

030416 SPORTS Baseball (Courtesy of University of Chicago Athletics)

South Siders Take to St. Louis in Season Opener

In their first competition of the year the Chicago baseball team will face off against Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday followed by a game against Fontbonne the next day. The double-header will take place in St. Louis and marks the beginning of the season with fourteen new faces added to the Maroon roster.