This year has been full of excitement for Chicago athletics, as ten of the 17 varsity teams made their respective NCAA Championships. The women contributed six of these berths while the men’s side chipped in four NCAA bids.
For the year in review, the Maroon takes a look back at the best and brightest in UChicago sports.
Fourth-year pole vaulter Michael Bennett will travel Waverly, Iowa this weekend to compete for a national championship.
After taking a hiatus from the NCAA Tournament last year, the softball team is back and ready to take down Wheaton in the first round of regionals.
Fourth-year softball star Jordan Poole is approaching her final days on the mound for the Maroons and is certainly going… Read more »
Playing doubleheaders against both North Park and North Central, UChicago Softball took three games out of four, improving to 16-5 on the season.
The softball team has embarked on a 12-game home stand, and they will have completed half of it by the end of this weekend. The squad faces two double-headers against two CCIW teams: North Park and North Central (IL).
Playing four games in two days, the softball team bounced back after being swept by Lake Forest last week. The Maroons defeated Kalamazoo easily, but split with UW-Whitewater, finishing 3–1 on the weekend.
From a top 25 ranking to joining a new conference, fourth-year wide receiver Sam Coleman recently finished his collegiate career… Read more »
A four-year starter, Nicole Mullen has been the cornerstone to building a nationally-ranked soccer program and led the squad to three NCAA tournaments.
Catt Young, fourth-year All-American cross country runner, has proven to dominate her collegiate career on and off the course. The Women’s Athletic Association president will leave women’s athletics at the University better than the way she found it.
Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams did extremely well at the extremely competitive AAE Invite, with the women finishing in third place. The men held their own; striding into 14th place out of 45 teams.
The women’s soccer squad heads to Boston and New York this weekend with high goals of defeating two nationally ranked teams.
After 102 minutes of even play, the men’s soccer team fell in double overtime to long-time rival Emory University, 1–0.
Before most UChicago students even arrived on campus, the men’s and women’s tennis squads have found extreme success against Division I competition in their fall seasons.
Shining on and off the field, Manquist cements his Chicago legacy.
After beating the defending champion Amherst College, the Maroons fell in two consecutive matches to bring their historic season to… Read more »
With just a week to go before the NCAA DIII National Championships, the men’s and women’s track and field squads competed among a field of talented athletes at North Central College in a last chance effort to qualify and hone their skills.
The men’s tennis squad defeated Coe and Gustavus Adolphus this weekend to earn the program’s first invitation to the DIII National Championship. Led by first-year Nick Chua, the squad will face Amherst in their first match.
Against the odds, Eirene Kim has cemented her legacy as a true Maroon through her will, determination, and perseverance.
A standout on the women’s soccer team, midfielder and top student, Sara Kwan, will be missed on and off the turf
The Chicago softball team lost two games to No. 10 North Central and picked up an extra inning win over Case Western to go 1-3 on the weekend.
Maroons cap off impressive season with a host of All-Americans and a National Championship in the men’s relay.
The No. 17 men’s tennis team defeated No. 26 DePauw to kick off their stretch of ranked opponents. The Maroons came away with a 7-2 victory.
First-year Devan Richter qualified for Nationals after an impressive showing at regionals last weekend.
Chicago will host the NCAA Diving Regional this weekend. The two day meet will be home of 59 divers, four of which are Maroons.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving team will look to make their final adjustments and qualifying times for Nationals this weekend in the Midwest Invitational. The meet will be hosted by Chicago.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams placed second and third, respectively, at the UAA championships with 52 Maroons earning NCAA “b” cuts.
At UAA Championships at Emory, the men’s diving squad got off to a strong start and contributed 141 points at the conclusion of day 1.
The No. 12 women’s tennis squad faces a full weekend of competition against No. 28 Denison, No. 23 Case Western, Kenyon, and No. 32 Oberlin.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams took on Lewis, DePauw, and Trinity last weekend in their final competition before UAAs.
The men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads suffered decisive losses to DI UW-Milwaukee this weekend. It was both team’s first loss since early November.
Lead by a squad of premier divers, men’s and women’s swimming and diving earned a decisive victory at the Chicago Invitational this past weekend.
Maroon swimmers and divers return from training trip and break to kick off winter competition in the Myers-McLoraine pool.
The men’s basketball team defeated Beloit and Bethany decisively in its first home games of the season to improve to 5–1.
The wrestling team had a solid showing at the Concordia Open last weekend in Wisconsin with three wrestlers placing in the top eight of their weight classes.
Women’s volleyball ends season with loss to DePauw in the first round of the NCAA tournament
Women’s soccer dropped its last regular season game to Wash U 1–0. The squad ended the season ranked second in the UAA and earned a NCAA tournament bid.
Chicago women’s soccer team hopes to finish the regular season with a victory this Saturday against Wash U.
No. 16 women’s soccer takes on NYU and Brandeis in their last UAA home weekend doubleheader.
Women’s soccer faces regional rival Wheaton in final non-conference match.
This weekend, volleyball (19–8) hosts the second UAA Round Robin, hoping to bounce back from a mediocre performance last week at the Tiffany Robinson Memorial.
Chicago cross country candidly cruises to conquests over competitors as men finish third, and women take fourth