AotW

Maggie Baumstark’s journey from being the only girl on her baseball team to RBI leader

The freshman has totaled 42 hits in 32 games played and leads the team in runs batted in. She has a .460 on base percentage and has only struck out swinging four times.

| Junior Sports Editor

‘Maybe in the future I’ll get to do that again’: With indoor track season canceled and practices on pause, one jumper reminisces about his time on the runway and in the pit

Despite a year of repeated frustrations, sophomore Abayomi Awoyomi still has hope for the future of track and field.

| Associate Editor

Athlete of the week: DeVaughn Rucker has saved his best for last

In DeVaughn Rucker’s senior season, the forward has averaged more than 12 points per game while shooting a career-best 52% from the field.

Josh Shapiro | Contributing Reporter

Athlete of the Week: As Alex Bird nears the finish line, we look back at his impressive swimming career

As a captain of the No. 7 men’s Swimming and Diving team, senior Alex Bird has helped lead the Bears to wins in two of their three duals in 2020. I had a chance to talk to Alex about leadership, how he got into swimming and how he embodies his favorite fruit.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

AOTW: Talking academic excellence and playoff preparation with Katy Mockett

Katy Mockett has started all but one game in the last two years for the Washington University women’s soccer team. Ahead of Saturday’s first round playoff matchup with Maryville University in Tennessee, I sat down with Mockett to discuss how she balances academics and soccer as well as her mentality heading into the playoffs.

| Senior Sports Editor

Athlete of the Week: Connor Mathes looks back on leadership, competition and leaping saves

Men’s soccer’s goalkeeper, senior Connor Mathes, began his college career over three years ago at Division I Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Now Mathes, who is from Overland Park, Kansas, is preparing for his final regular season game as a Washington University Bear.

| Senior Sports Editor

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