September 23, 2020

Sports

Tony Morales, Webster University men's cross-country runner
Tyler Jensen, Webster University disc golfer

Golf team wins SLIAC championship

Webster University’s golf team claimed a first-place title and two records at the men’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Golf championship, held April 18 and 19 at the Forest Park Golf Club.

Track and field star shatters records

Even though Webster University junior Gretchen Rieger is a record-setting javelin thrower on the women’s track and field team and a starting outside hitter on the volleyball team, she is not just a two-sport star. She is a special education major who has already dedicated to help today’s youth by participating in the UrbanFUTURE tutoring program.

Lindsey Hays, Webster women's tennis

Spring Sports Roundup

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.

Bowling retains spot as Webster’s most popular intramural sport

Other intramural sports don’t compare to the buzz and participation of the widely-popular spring bowling league. Basketball, flag football and intramural volleyball, which are programs made available to students by Webster University’s Campus Activities department, don’t have the high rate of participation that bowling does.

The Sporting Insider: Underclassmen Overachieve

Teams typically rely on their veterans to carry them into postseason play, but that’s not the case this year. Even though many juniors and seniors are having All-Conference type seasons, it’s freshmen and sophomores who are coming up big, and in several cases, carrying their respective squads.

Webster University baseball team

Baseball team keeps rolling, wins 8 of 9 games

After losing three of four games from March 19 through 30, the Webster University baseball team reeled off eight wins in a row by an average margin of 9.9 runs per game. But the Gorloks’ winning streak ended April 12, as they lost the second game of a doubleheader against Westminster College.

Former Webster University student, TV actor returns to field of dreams

The last two days have been busy for Stephen Martines. After a 3:30 a.m. flight from Los Angeles to Nashville, Martines traveled to a music studio to record a couple songs. The next morning he is back on an airplane, taking a connecting flight to Dallas and then back to Los Angeles. Martines makes soccer practice in the afternoon and, in the coming days, will be working on the production of an independent film. His schedule would be daunting for any professional. But Martines, a 35-year-old former Webster University student, knows what he wants.