June 24, 2018

Author: Tim Doty

Thompson’s preventive mind — on and off the diamond

After coming to Webster in 2010 from Xavier College Preparatory (Ariz.), Trisha Thompson is currently third in the Gorlok softball record books with 11 shutouts. Off the field, Thompson has her mind set on earning a doctorate in psychology and working with prevention of mental illnesses. Read to find out what motivates the right-hander on the field and in life.

Sports Shorts

One SLIAC site’s gym was named on ESPN’s list of most significant noncompetition moments at North American sports venues. Find out which one along with how the Webster University golf team did and more in this installment of Sports Shorts.

Petri dishes about experiences in sports communications

Webster alumnus Preston Petri works with professional athletes on a daily basis as a basketball communications assistant for the New Orleans Hornets of the NBA. Before that, Petri worked as an intern with the Houston Astros and New York Yankees of the MLB. Read for the story of the Webster graduate’s journey from San Antonio to Webster Groves to New York and beyond.

Webster men’s basketball win streak reaches 5 games

In mid-December, the Webster University men’s basketball team was on the outside looking in at the conference standings with a 4-9 record. Now, the Gorloks are in a three-way tie for second place in the conference. Read to find out how the Gorloks are winning and what they need to do to keep the streak going.

Sports Shorts: Jan. 30, 2013

Find out about the Webster University men’s and women’s track and field teams’ performance at Illinois Wesleyan University and what the baseball team was ranked in D3 News’ 2013 preseason poll.