Webster University’s spring sports teams near the end of their respective seasons. In photos, here’s a look at some of their recent games as the teams prepare for postseason play.
BLAKE TOULOU / The Journal Webster University freshman Dylan Dean Smith prepares to pitch in the Gorloks’ 7-1 win over Eureka College on April 16 at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Illinois. Smith threw eight innings, struck out nine and allowed only one unearned run to improve his record to 4-0.
JOSH SELLMEYER / The Journal Sophomore men’s tennis player Agustin Villalba prepares to hit a groundstroke at the SLIAC individual championships on April 15. Villalba was one of six men’s tennis players to be named an All-Conference performer.
SCOTT LAYNE / The Journal Sophomore women’s tennis player Lindsey Hays practices at the Webster Groves Tennis Center on April 19. Hays won her No. 3 singles flight at the SLIAC individual championships on April 15 and 16 to earn a first team All-Conference bid. She was the only women’s tennis player named to the first team, but five other players were named to the second team or earned honorable mention accolades.
KAITLIN DRAKE / The Journal Freshman softball player Kristie Konersmann swings at Eureka College starting pitcher Sarah Jesse’s pitch April 16 at Blackburn Park. Webster won 2-1 to take the first game of the doubleheader.