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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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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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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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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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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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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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