UChicago Athletics Preview: February 25 - March 3

UChicago Athletics Preview: February 25 - March 3

Women's Lacrosse

Fresh off its collegiate program debut, UChicago (1-0 record) continues its home stand with Concordia University Chicago (1-0) on Tuesday and Calvin College (1-0) on Saturday.

Last Saturday, the Maroons defeated DePauw University 18-4 in their inaugural game on the Stagg Field turf. First-year midfielder Karina Schulze provided eight goals on eight shots to pace the offense. First-year defender Kathleen Harrigan caused four turnovers.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, Feb. 26 @ 5:00 PM – Concordia Chicago at UChicago

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Mar. 2 @ 1:00 PM – Calvin at UChicago

 

Women's Tennis

The No. 10-ranked Maroons (5-0 record) travel down to Nashville, Tenn. for the eight-team Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Indoor Championship, hosted by Sewanee. UChicago is the No. 5 seed and will face No. 4-seed MIT on Friday morning to kick off the three-day tournament.

At last year's ITA Indoor Nationals, the Maroons finished fourth as a team with a win over Washington & Lee (7-2), followed by losses to Pomona-Pitzer (6-3) and Carnegie Mellon University (5-0). So far this season, UChicago is undefeated at No. 1 singles, No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.

DATE/TIME: Friday-Sunday, Mar. 1-3 – UChicago at ITA Indoor Nationals (Nashville, Tenn.)

 

Swimming & Diving

UChicago will be well represented at the upcoming NCAA Diving Regional on Friday and Saturday. Wabash College will be the site host. The Maroon women have four divers in the field – junior Agnes Lo, first-year Elizabeth Cron, first-year Alice Saparov and senior Anna Girlich.

Lo is fresh off setting the school, pool and University Athletic Association records in the one-meter (529.60) and three-meter dives (551.45) at the UAA Championships. Two years ago, Lo finished third on both boards at the NCAA Regional. Girlich is now a four-time regional qualifier in her career.

DATE/TIME: Friday-Saturday, Mar. 1-2 @ 2:00 PM / 12:00 PM (ET) – UChicago at NCAA Diving Regional (Crawfordsville, Ind.)

 

Indoor Track & Field

In a final tune-up before the national meet, the Maroons will participate in final qualifier meets at Carthage College and Wartburg College this weekend.

At last weekend's UAA Indoor Championships, the women finished in second place as a team and the men placed third. UChicago collected wins in seven different events and totaled 29 All-UAA performances.

DATE/TIME: Friday, Mar. 1 @ 3:00 PM – UChicago at Carthage Final Qualifier

DATE/TIME: Friday-Saturday, Mar. 1-2 @ 5:00 PM / 11:00 AM – UChicago at Wartburg Final Qualifier

 

Women's Basketball

The No. 23-ranked Maroons (19-6 overall, 10-4 UAA) head off to the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament with a regional hosted by Transylvania University on Friday and Saturday. UChicago opens the first round with Oglethorpe University (22-6), while Transylvania (25-2) and Piedmont College (23-5) also face off.

UChicago has qualified eight times for the NCAA postseason and three years in-a-row. The Maroons own an all-time postseason record of 9-8. They've reached at least the second round of the tourney in their past four appearances. UChicago's defense has limited six of its past nine opponents to 60 points or fewer.

DATE/TIME: Friday, Mar. 1 @ 4:00 PM (ET) – UChicago vs. Oglethorpe (at Lexington, Ky.)

               

Baseball

UChicago kicks off its spring season with a three-game series at Transylvania (1-2) on Saturday and Sunday.

Read the season preview here.

DATE/TIME: Friday, Mar. 1 @ 6:00 PM (ET) – UChicago at Transylvania

DATE/TIME: Saturday, Mar. 2 @ 12:00 PM / 3:00 PM (ET) – UChicago at Transylvania