Women’s tennis players have worked this summer to find a replacement for head coach Kelly Stahlhuth, who resigned in July.
Kelly Stahlhuth began by hitting tennis balls against a wall and rallying with her father on courts that are now covered by parking lots. Now, she has won 200 matches as the head coach of the Washington University women’s tennis team.
After three years under center for the Washington University football team and a brief stint in the professional world, J.J. Tomlin took the field for the Geneva Seahawks of the Swiss A League, the highest level of professional American football in Switzerland.
Ogunbowale’s Notre Dame University and the University of Connecticut share one of basketball’s elite rivalries, but the Fighting Irish entered the semifinal matchup on a seven-game losing streak against the Huskies.
It was actually not until halfway through her Wash. U. career, when she was home for summer vacation after her sophomore year, that Gretsch’s Paralympic dream began to crystallize.
Now an assistant coach with the Washington University men’s tennis program, Bandres took part in his second Davis Cup this past weekend, representing Venezuela once again at the Doral Park Country Club in Doral, Florida.
His senior year of high school, Mintz and friend Jordan Shusterman started the baseball blog “Cespedes Family BBQ” and have since accrued national recognition and over 48,000 Twitter followers.
In a year that has included milestone victories, individual national championships and multiple playoff appearances, Washington University has had a memorable 2014 sports season. Take a look at our list of the best Wash. U. sports moments of this past year.
While replacing longstanding athletic director John Schael is no easy task, newly hired Washington University Athletic Director Josh Whitman takes over the athletic department with the hopes of developing the best athletics program in Division III.
From an early age, Washington University senior Corinne Rauck knew she wanted to play Division III tennis. Rauck has been passionate about the sport for years, and tying together with her love of medicine, she knew exactly where she wanted to be. “I’ve known since I was little that I wanted to be a physician, so I thought that Division III was the way to go for me.
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