Hall of Fame class of 2004 named
The University, in conjunction with its athletic support organization, the W Club, has announced its 11th induction class for the University’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Induction ceremonies will be held at a brunch at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 18 at the Whittemore House. Later that day, the men’s and women’s basketball teams battle Carnegie Mellon University, beginning with the women’s game at 6 p.m.
The Hall of Fame class will be recognized at halftime of the women’s game. Including Distinguished Service honorees, the WUSTL Hall of Fame now boasts 112 members.
This year’s induction class features seven former student-athletes, one former coach and one former administrator who will be inducted as a Distinguished Service member.
The seven student-athletes include Charlie Borsheim (basketball), Amy (Schweizer) Fisher (basketball), Stan Gardner (football), Nancy Pearce Jeffett (tennis), Mitch Margo (baseball), Anne (Quenette) Kruer (volleyball) and Chris Scaglione (soccer).
Former men’s soccer coach Joe Carenza Jr. and administrative assistant Josephine Simpson round out the group.
Women’s basketball wins conference games
The women’s basketball team won a pair of key University Athletic Association games last weekend at the WUSTL Field House.
The Bears opened play Jan. 14 with a 79-51 win over Case Western Reserve University. Senior point guard Leslie Berger registered a career-high nine rebounds and six assists; senior Kelly Manning led all scorers with 21 points and seven rebounds.
On Sunday, WUSTL (12-2 overall, 2-1 UAA) upended Emory University, 83-57, behind senior Hallie Hutchens’ 21 points and nine rebounds and Manning’s 18 points and six assists. The Bears never trailed and jumped out to a 14-2 lead behind a balanced attack.
Men’s basketball team splits two UAA contests
The men’s basketball team split its two UAA contests at the WUSTL Field House.
On Jan. 14, the Bears (9-5, 1-2) dropped a 76-74 decision to Case Western Reserve University. Trailing 66-46, the Bears rallied to within two points (72-70) with less than two minutes remaining. Junior Mike Grunst led the way with a career-high 20 points.
Two days later, the Bears bounced back for an 84-74 win over Emory University. Washington U., which never trailed, opened the game with a 12-3 run and hit its first six field goal attempts.
Junior Scott Stone led the Bears with 16 points.
Women’s tennis squad hosts ‘Meet the Team’
The women’s tennis team, in conjunction with The W Club, is hosting its annual Meet the Team night Feb. 5 at the Frontenac Racquet Club (10455 German Blvd.).
Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. and should last until 11 p.m.
Guests will have a chance to play against WUSTL tennis players and local professionals in a fun-filled evening of tennis. A silent auction will be held, as well as a light buffet-style dinner. Those interested in attending should call head coach Lynn Imergoot (935-5204) no later than Jan. 27.