Freshman Anne Diaz-Arrastia from Dallas started her college career off with a bang at the Illinois Wesleyan University Triangular meet, where she placed third in the long jump and won the triple jump.
Senior Dan Arteaga, co-captain of the men’s swim team, has been an important part of his No. 6 team’s success.
Senior Chris Malaya took first in the 400-meter dash and helped lead a 4×400 squad to a first place finish at the Illinois College Snowbird Open.
Washington University student athletes visited Build-A-Bear Workshop at the Galleria Mall stuffing bears for children in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
After coming off bouts of both the flu and pneumonia, sophomore Michael Burnstein led the Washington University men’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional championships this past weekend.
Junior David Chao was the lone Washington University swimmer to win an individual event against Division I SIU-Carbondale on Oct. 30. Chao won the 200-yard freestyle against DePauw and swam the anchor leg in a 400 free relay that was decided by a second on Oct. 31. His accomplishments in the pool have earned him Athlete of the Week honors.
Taryn Surtees finished first with a 21:07 as the women’s cross country team won the 2009 UAA championship. Surtees earned the UAA Most Valuable Athlete title for the second year in a row and is the Student Life Athlete of the week.
Senior soccer co-captain Becca Heymann scored two goals and had an assist in Sunday’s 8-0 victory against Fontbonne University.
In the football team’s 24-12 win on Oct. 24 over Ohio Wesleyan University, Washington University senior linebacker Bryce Buchanan recorded a team-high eight tackles.
Sophomore middle hitter Lauren Budde of the No. 3 Washington University women’s volleyball team has been saving her best performances of the year for the team’s biggest games. Last weekend, against No. 4 Emory University, she racked up 16 kills and zero errors on the attack, playing a key role in the Bears’ 3-0 victory. Her performances last weekend and throughout the entire season have earned her Student Life’s Female Athlete of the Week.