WashU Club Gymnastics vaults to the top
Having its most successful year ever, WashU Club Gymnastics boasts 50 members — 30 competitive members who are currently training for the National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs National meet this month in Memphis, Tenn., and another 20 recreational members who attend practices on a drop-in basis. Athletes represent a range of ages and experience levels.
Bears win two NCAA titles at Indoor Track Championships
Washington University in St. Louis’ women track and field athletes won two national titles at the 2023 NCAA Division III Indoor National Championship March 10-11 in Birmingham, Ala.
City SC is game changer for downtown St. Louis, MLS
St. Louis City SC will stand out in Major League Soccer for its gameday experience, top-of-the-line technology and commitment to sustainability, says Olin Business School sports economist Patrick Rishe. But how much of an impact will the new team have on downtown St. Louis and the economy?
Contra Ultimate players committed to winning, each other
Contra, the WashU men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, is making another run for USA college championships. The team spends hours training and even more bonding. “We are there for each other on and off the field,” says player Elie Weitzman.
Washington University Orthopedics teams up with St. Louis CITY Soccer Club
St. Louis CITY Soccer Club has chosen physicians with Washington University Orthopedics as the club’s official team doctors and BJC HealthCare as medical services provider.
Justin Hardy Courage Fund established to support scholar-athletes
In memory of recent graduate and basketball star Justin Hardy, an anonymous donor has made a pledge of $500,000 to endow the Justin Hardy Courage Fund at Washington University in St. Louis. To encourage support for the fund, the donor has committed another $500,000 to match tribute gifts made by others.
Scholars, athletes and champions
A new mural honors some of the university’s athletes and a program that lets students shine both on the field and off.
Men’s track and field team shares national title at indoor championship
For the first time in program history, the Washington University in St. Louis men’s track and field team won a team national championship March 12 in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Track and field teams win UAA indoor championship
The Washington University men’s and women’s track and field teams both won the University Athletic Association Indoor Championship Feb. 27 in Cleveland.
Five reasons to cheer for men’s basketball
Fans of Bears men’s basketball are encouraging more people to join them at the Field House to cheer on the team. The play is exciting and the players — including Justin Hardy, who is fighting Stage 4 stomach cancer — are inspiring. The Bears close the regular season Saturday, Feb. 26.