For the fourth year in a row, The Journal continues its tradition of extending the End of the Year Athletic Awards to athletes who have excelled this year in their respective sports. Find out who won our top honors.
Sophomore photography major Gabrielle Deimeke always loved taking pictures as a child, but after a house fire destroyed nearly all her family’s photographs, her love for photography ignited into a passion.
Tony Bryan fathered his first child, Nolan, when he was 15 and failed three semesters of college. But graduated from Webster with an MBA, married his high school sweetheart and helped found one of the most successful veteran-focused non-profits in the United States.
Ryan was one of Webster University’s first male graduates. Ryan said he found his love for building sets and props while he attended Webster College. He reflected on his time at Webster as one of the first male students.
“No one lives forever, except through what they leave behind.” This reads at the bottom of Terri Reilly’s emails. This is more than just her tagline – for this adjunct professor it represents her motivation behind her teaching career, and it sheds light on her dedication to represent adjuncts on the Faculty Senate at Webster University
When he looks back on his first year of Webster soccer, Jacob Stieb lights up.
“It was the greatest year of soccer I ever played by a long shot,” Stieb said.
A starter in high school and at Southwest Illinois College (SWIC), Stieb said he never achieved the recognition he received while playing for Webster.
On Jan. 23, the Spalding University (Ky.) men’s basketball team traveled to Webster University with the hope of staying undefeated in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC). Coming into the game, the Gorloks had lost three straight to the Golden Eagles.
On March 7, Webster Univerity lost by one point to the eventual No. 3 team in the nation, Illinois Wesleyan University in the Division III National Championship tournament. It was after that losss, Head Coach Chris Bunch said, that other teams have started to take Webster University basketball seriously.
The Extra Point: Webster pitcher racks up the strike outs after switch to NCAA Division-III
Webster Pitcher Chris Jansen leads the Gorloks in strikeouts.
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