For the year in review, the Maroon takes a look back at the best and brightest in UChicago sports.
After a solid turn-out at the North Central meet last weekend, both the men and women of the track and field squads headed back to the same location for North Central’s Gregory Invite. This meet is also known as the Last Chance Meet because it is the last opportunity for many athletes to qualify for the National Championship next week.
Fourth-year swimmer Brian Weisbecker does it all: he is an Economics major and UAA All-Academic member, places in the top 10 in the school records for two events, and is President of the Order of the C.
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.
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.
Second-year Natalie Demuro and first-year Anna Gilrich represented Chicago this past weekend at the NCAA DIII Regional Diving Championships.
For the second year in a row, the women’s basketball team utilizes the services of a scout team composed of three star football players.
On the surface, fourth-year Jordan Smith has contributed much to the men’s basketball program in the form of baskets scored. However, the guard means much than just the points he puts up every night; Smith has fostered a culture of winning throughout his four years.
The women’s swimming and diving team continued their hot start, beating conference foe WashU by 40 points. Although the men’s squad also started the season strong, they fell to WashU 108–101.
The men’s tennis doubles tandem of Nicholas Chua and David Liu took third place at the ITA Small College National Championship, while Chua and Ariana Iranpour, the singles representatives, fell in their fifth and third place matches, respectively.
Volleyball returns to the South Side after going 2–1 on the weekend at the first UAA Round Robin of the season.
This weekend, the men’s soccer team finally returns home for its first conference game of the season against the Eagles of Emory.
Fourth-year Megan Tang and first-year Ariana Iranpour prepare to represent women’s tennis at the singles and doubles NCAA DIII Championships, individually and as a pair.
Having already made history by making the Elite Eight in the NCAA DIII National Tournament, men’s tennis prepares for their match against Amherst College on Monday.
The Chicago baseball team went 3–1 over the weekend with two wins over IIT and one over Eureka. The wins bring their season record to 17–17.
Halted by the UAA Champion Emory Eagles, the Maroons recover with clutch play to put down Carnegie and finish fourth the UAA tournament.
The men’s tennis squad heads south to compete in the UAA Championship. Chicago will head into the post-season seeking revenge as their first opponent, Case Western, edged the Maroons 5–4 earlier this season.
With UAA Championships looming, the South Siders will try to close out their season with a win against Gustavus Adolphus.
Maroons miss out on chance to knock off the No. 4 team in the country in strong start to season.