||Athletic Update, September 1, 2009
Niel DeVasto, Sports Information
Fall sports are upon us as the Womenís Volleyball and Men and Womenís Soccer and Cross-Country teams prepare to open their seasons on September 1. In addition, Menís Baseball, Menís Golf, and Womenís Softball play abbreviated fall schedules as well, creating a whirlwind of activity on and off campus. Ninety-two new Gorlok student-athletes have enrolled for the fall semester, including 61 freshmen and 31 transfers.
Potential milestones and accomplishments will make this an exciting fall for sports. In menís soccer, Coach Marty Todtís first win this fall will be one to remember as he will have reached the coveted 200 victory plateau. Todt is the dean of the Webster University coaching staff as he begins his 22nd season.† With the most wins by a menís soccer coach in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) history, Todt has compiled a 101-59-18 conference record and a 199-160-42 record overall.
Menís Cross-Country will field a team made up of dedicated cross-country athletes for the first time in Webster athletic history. Coach Dusty Lopez has six freshmen on his nine-man roster. Womenís Volleyball looks for a ďthree-peatĒ as they try to win their third consecutive conference championship. Merry Grafís squad has been picked to finish first in the SLIAC Conference pre-season poll. Womenís soccer will look to recapture the SLIAC Conference title they have won seven of the last nine years.
For all games and athletic events, please visit www.websterathletics.com for times and places.