Athletic Department News

“This has to be a collective effort”: A conversation with the new Associate Athletic Director of External Affairs

In late April, D’Angelo Solomon took over the position as Senior Associate Athletic Director of External Affairs. Solomon brings with him a wealth of experience from the Division I Miami University.

| Managing Sports Editor

New Sports Performance Center to be added to the Athletic Complex, student-athletes cautiously optimistic

The new sports performance center, which is aimed to be completed by fall 2022, has been met with both excitement and uncertainty.

| Junior Sports Editor

Not just athletics: Gonzalez discusses Azama’s role as Associate Vice-Chancellor For Student Affairs

Azama, who has been at the University since 2017, was promoted to the role of Associate Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs in August 2021.

| Junior Sports Editor

New Athletic Department hires look to make an early impact

First-year students aren’t the only new arrivals to Washington University this semester. A number of fresh faces will be on the sidelines this fall, including the successor to long-time men’s basketball coach and staple of the athletic department, Mark Edwards.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

Pat Juckem announced as new men’s basketball head coach

For the first time in 37 years, Washington University has a new basketball coach.

| Associate Editor

Student-athletes celebrate, reflect during Division III Week

Members of Washington University’s athletic community are taking part in Division III week this week, with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) promoting events highlighting Wash. U. student-athletes.

Dorian DeBose | Senior Sports Editor

WU announces Randi Henderson as women’s basketball coach

This March, when Nancy Fahey announced her move to the University of Illinois, Washington University was faced with finding a new women’s basketball head coach for the first time since 1986. This Monday, the University announced that this search was over, unveiling Randi Henderson as just the third head coach in the history of the women’s basketball program.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

Bear athletics make strides toward winning Learfield Directors’ Cup

After successful finishes across several sports this academic year, including two national championships, Washington University is in position to win one of the most coveted awards in Division III athletics: the Learfield Directors’ Cup.

Anna Schoenfeld | Staff Reporter

Washington University hires new athletic director

Washington University has named Anthony J. Azama the John M. Schael Director of Athletics, effective July 1, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Lori White announced Tuesday.

| Senior Sports Editor

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