Washburn softball continues fantastic opening season
The Washburn softball team moves to 17-6 and is keeping its foot on the pedal as they take down opponents one by one in the start to their season. Recently, the Ichabods defeated Missouri Southern State and Pittsburg State University with ease and hold a 5-1 conference record. The Ichabods will face Minot State University Friday, March 16 to add to their impressive record.
Men’s basketball dips out in the first round
The Washburn men’s basketball team had a very successful season this year under first-year head coach Brett Ballard. With multiple seniors parting ways from the Ichabods next year, Ballard looks to restock the team for another impressive conference run. The Ichabods lost in the first round of the NCAA tournament to Northern State University by a score of 75-91 as a seventh seed in the Central Region.
Men’s tennis looks to stay on top with win this Friday
The men’s tennis team is on a roll after starting their season 6-1 as they ended a huge drought against Northwest Missouri State March 7, beating the No. 16 ranked Bearcats. The Ichabods will go head-to-head with the University of Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Friday, March 16 to keep their impressive season going strong, entering conference play with a 1-0 record.
Washburn women headline HyVee student athletes of the week
Junior Savannah Moore and freshman Rachel Mayberry both earned HyVee student athlete honors this week as they had monumental performances in their respective sports. Moore has led her softball team to an incredible start to the season with her consistent and impressive offensive performances. Mayberry ended her indoor track season with a school record and another impressive performance in the pole vault among her numerous well performed meets over the season.