Friday, June 2, 2023

Rieger, Oberneufemann shine for Webster track and field teams

Though they hadn't participated in a meet in 36 days, the Webster University track and field teams performed admirably at the Rhodes College Invitational.

Men’s and women’s track teams prepare for start of outdoor seasons

With the indoor seasons behind them, the Webster University men's and women's track teams have their eyes set on improvement during the outdoor seasons.

Webster track teams break 5 records at IC Alumni Classic

Freshman Kristen McDowell, the Gorloks' first-ever female high jumper, was one of five athletes who broke a school record at the Illinois College Alumni Classic.

Freshman Jenny Howard has strong performance in track team’s third meet

Sprinter Jenny Howard was one of a handful of athletes who had solid performances for the Webster University track and field program.

VIDEO: Freshman Zack Zurfluh-Cunningham breaks track record

Webster University freshman Zack Zurfluh-Cunningham's high GPA makes him stand out on the track team. He broke a track record two weeks into the season and hopes to break even more.

Track teams show improvement in second meet of season

Freshmen Jenny Howard and Zachary Zurfluh-Cunningham helped the Webster University track and field teams break several records at the Principia Indoor Relays.

Track teams open season at Illinois College indoor meet

The Webster University men’s and women’s track and field teams began their seasons Jan. 21, but much of the team didn’t make the trip. Still, with several multisport athletes on the squads, they are primed for successful seasons.

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.
Webster University track and field team

Track teams continue record-breaking season at WashU Invitational

The Webster University men’s and women’s track and field teams were led by freshman Eroica Stackhouse and junior Gretchen Rieger at the Washington University Invitational on April 1 and 2. Stackhouse broke her third and fourth school records while Rieger finished second in the javelin throw.
Webster Track and Field

Track and field teams have strong showing at meet

Aided by junior Gretchen Rieger’s sensational performance in the javelin throw, the Webster University track and field program opened the season on a high note at the Rose-Hulman Early Bird meet on March 19. Rieger won her event and set a school record with a throw of 38.94 meters. It was an outstanding day for the Gorloks, as several athletes either broke school records or had personal bests.