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Webster Baseball, Softball Win National NCAA D-III Stat Awards

July 17, 2017

Webster University students have been recognized as NCAA Division III national statistical champions in several categories on the baseball and softball fields. A week after graduating softball player Karissa Cardenas was declared the "Toughest to Strike Out" in 2017, baseball players Josh Fleming (lowest ERA) and Kyle Uhrich (strikeouts per nine innings) were also recognized for their champion performances. The baseball team itself was also NCAA D-III's top performer in strikeouts per nine innings.

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Kyle Uhrich became the second Gorlok to land a contract, signing with the Gateway Grizzlies of the independent Frontier League.

Second Baseball Player Joins Professional Team

June 22, 2017

Webster University baseball had a rare feat in 2017 for an NCAA III program, with two players signing professional contracts, including one drafted to the MLB. Josh Fleming was drafted in the fifth round of the MLB draft with the 139th pick overall by the Tampa Bay Rays, and Kyle Uhrich became the second Gorlok to land a contract, signing with the Gateway Grizzlies of the independent Frontier League.

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Webster University junior Josh Fleming

Webster Student Selected in 5th Round of MLB Draft

June 14, 2017

Webster University junior business administration major Josh Fleming is in rarified air. The left-handed conference pitcher of the year had his name called in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball draft, when he was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays on June 13. The 139th pick overall, he was just the second SLIAC player ever selected in baseball's annual draft.

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Cardenas Selected for NCAA Career In Sports Forum

May 31, 2017

Webster University senior student and softball team member Karissa Cardenas has been selected to attend the NCAA Career In Sports Forum. This is the eighth year the NCAA has invited student-athletes with an interest in working in the sports industry to attend the forum. Cardenas will be the lone representative from St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schools.

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Baseball Players Earn All-American, Pitcher of the Year Honors

May 26, 2017

Webster University students Josh Fleming and Kyle Uhrich have received national recognition for their performances on the baseball field this past season. D3baseball.com has named Fleming the 2017 Pitcher of the Year, as well as placing him on their All-American First Team; Uhrich was named a Third Team All-American for a second straight year. Additionally, the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-America Team named Fleming a First Team selection at pitcher and Uhrich a Second Team choice at utility.

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Gorlok golfers made it into the NCAA finals for the first time.

Webster Golf Makes History by Advancing to NCAA D-III Championship Finals

May 18, 2017

The Webster University golf team made the cut for the finals of the NCAA Division-III Championships, shooting a second round 315, on Wednesday, May 17, at the Mission Inn Resort & Club, in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL.  For the first time in team history the Gorloks advanced to the 3rd and 4th rounds, keeping alive their quest for a national title.  

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Webster SAAC and FCA Sponsor Division III Week

March 29, 2017

The Webster University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) are sponsoring events for Division III Week, April 3-7, with a week of events to engage the community in celebrating D-III sports. From watching the NCAA basketball championship while getting a massage and eating free pizza, to a pool party with free Chick-fil- A, there will several fun activities, a collection drive for an alumna-founded nonprofit, and a free raffle for Cardinal tickets.

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2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class Ceremony

Webster Inducts 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

February 07, 2017

The 2017 Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame class was inducted in a Feb. 4 ceremony as part of a "pack the house" weekend coinciding with men's and women's basketball games on campus. Scott Kilgallon, director of Athletics, along with Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble and Athletics coordinator Amy O'Brien, presented the inductees and award winners.

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Pack the House for Gorloks Basketball, Alumni Hall of Fame on Feb. 4

January 27, 2017

It's time to pack the house: Come cheer current students, salute the 2017 Hall of Fame class, and wear your blue and gold on Feb. 4 as the women's and men's basketball teams face off Iowa Wesleyan. Women's Basketball begins at 1 p.m. and men's begins at 3 p.m. Giveaways and snacks will be provided in the Athletic Lobby during the women's halftime and between the games.

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Webster to Host 2017 NCAA Baseball Championships

January 09, 2017

The 2017 Central Regional will take place at in Sauget, IL, on May 17-20, with the winner advancing to the NCAA World Series in Appleton, WI. This will be the second straight year Webster has hosted the Central Regional. The Webster University baseball team has advanced to the NCAA III World Series three of the last five years, and has won 10 straight St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season titles.

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The women's soccer team received NSCAA honors for ethics, sportsmanship and academic achievement.

Women's Soccer Wins Ethics and Sportsmanship Award for 5th Straight Year

December 23, 2016

Adding to its 17th consecutive Team Academic Award, the Webster University women's soccer team has earned its fifth consecutive National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) 2016 Silver Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award. The Gorloks were the only team in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to qualify for the award.

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Webster Athletics Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class

December 15, 2016

Webster University and Director of Athletics, Scott Kilgallon, are pleased to announce five Gorlok greats as the newest members of its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2017 inductees include the two most prolific scorers in Webster women’s soccer history, a first-team All-American pitcher, one of the top scorers in men’s basketball, and a Josten’s Trophy national finalist.

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