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Women's Soccer Earns 19th Consecutive United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award

October 05, 2018

The 2017 Webster University Women’s soccer team earned the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year. The Women's soccer team has received the Team Academic Award every year of the program's existence which first began play in 1999. The squad posted a cumulative 3.41 grade point average (GPA) for the 2017-18 season.

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Webster University Athleteics

Softball Earns 6th Consecutive NFCA Team Academic Award; 6 Players Individually Recognized

October 05, 2018

The Webster University’s 2018 softball team was recognized by the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and received the 2017-18 Easton NCAA Division III All-Academic Team Award. This is the sixth consecutive season the team has received the Easton/NFCA Academic Award. Six players from the 2018 roster were also recognized as NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes.

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Webster University volleyball team's 10th annual Dig Pink match

Webster Volleyball to Host Fontbonne for Annual Dig Pink Match on Oct. 3

September 19, 2018

The Webster University volleyball team will host its 10th annual Dig Pink match on Oct. 3 in support of the Sideout Foundation, which raises money and awareness of breast cancer. There will be 50/50 raffles, games and a silent auction for the fans to participate in and the fans are encouraged to wear pink to the match. The Gorloks will welcome its Big Bend Avenue rivals Fontbonne University for a SLIAC match inside Grant Gymnasium at 7 p.m.

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Nominations Open for Webster Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019

August 08, 2018

The Webster University Athletics Department has now begun accepting nominations for new members into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations for the Class of 2019 is Sept. 15, 2018. Former Webster players, coaches, and teams, and other individuals who have made significant contributions to the Athletics program are eligible for selection to the Hall of Fame.

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Webster's women's track and field team won an all-academic team award for the fourth time in the last five years.

Women's Track and Field, Illig Honored for Academics

July 30, 2018

Webster University's women's track and field team was honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with a 2017-18 All-Academic Team Award. Senior women's track and field athlete Meghan Illig also earned NCAA Division III All-Academic Honors for 2017-18. Webster has now earned a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Award for the fourth time in the last five years, including three straight awards from 2013-16.

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The 2017-18 team compiled a 3.62 GPA that placed Webster in the Top 25 of all NCAA D-III programs nominated for the award.

Webster Volleyball Earns 10th Consecutive AVCA Team Academic Award

July 18, 2018

For the 10th consecutive year, Webster University was recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association with a Team Academic Award. The award recognizes teams who have matched their dedication to the sport of volleyball with excellence in the classroom. During the 2017-18 school year, Webster's volleyball team compiled a 3.62 team grade point average that placed the Gorloks in the Top 25 of all NCAA Division III programs nominated for the award.

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27 Webster Students on Spring All-Academic Team, 62 for 2017-18

June 11, 2018

Webster University had 27 student-athletes named to the 2018 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Spring All-Academic Team, with representation from the women's tennis and softball teams, the baseball team, the golf team and the men's and women's track teams. Including the fall and winter seasons, Webster had a total of 62 SLIAC All-Academic Team selections in the 2017-18 academic year.

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The competition gathers competitive cheerleaders from across the country

Webster Cheerleading Places 6th in National Competition

March 21, 2018

Webster University Competitive Cheerleading competed for the second year at Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Webster Cheer was one of over 500 teams at this national competition and represented Webster University well with a 6th place national ranking. They demonstrated school spirit and stunting skills for the second year in a row, and only the second time ever in Webster University’s 103 year history.

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Jake Anderson, freshman pitcher

Gorlok Baseball Extends Win Streak to Eight Games

March 16, 2018

Webster University used a six-run second inning here Friday morning en route to posting a 12-5 victory over 24th-ranked Wheaton (Mass.) College in its sixth game of the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational at Lake Myrtle Park. With the victory, Webster extends its win streak to eight straight games and improves its record to 9-2 overall, while Wheaton falls to 4-6 on the year.

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The Gorloks are NCAA Tournament bound!

Women's Basketball Wins SLIAC Tournament Title, Earns NCAA Tournament Berth

February 26, 2018

Saturday's SLIAC Tournament championship is the first since Webster earned the 2011 title. The Gorloks also claimed the SLIAC Tournament title in 2005. In addition, Webster also earned its fourth-ever NCAA Tournament appearance and its first since 2011 when Webster fell 82-70 in the first round to Illinois Wesleyan. The NCAA will unveil the 64-team field for this year's tournament online on Monday afternoon.

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