Congratulations to Lindsey McKone '16 for being selected as a nominee for the 2021 Tewaaraton Award. An Inside Lacrosse Women's Preseason D1 All-American for the Northwestern Wildcats, McKone ended the abbreviated 2020 season with third-team Inside Lacrosse Media All-American honors. She was also placed on the Tewaaraton Watch List the last two seasons. Northwestern, 11-0 and #2 in the Inside Lacrosse poll, will start post-season play this Friday in the Big Ten tournament semifinals. McKone was also selected as first-team All-Big Ten.
Denise Pan '20 of Carnegie Mellon Women's Golf made an immediate impact in her first collegiate event. She finished fourth out of 82 participants at the Jekyll Island Collegiate, paced the Tartans to 3rd place, and was named UAA Women's Golf Athlete of the week.
Congratulations to Phillip Sampson '86 for being inducted into the Washington and Lee University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Sampson was a captain in both track & field and football for the Generals. He set the school record in the pole vault and received Honorable Mention All-American accolades as the starting quarterback for W&L. Sampson was a four-sport letterman in football, basketball, track & field, and baseball for St. John's.
A trio of former Mavericks helped lead Washington University Bears Women’s Tennis team to a 6-3 victory over Northern Iowa in their home opener. Katherine Johnston ’20 won her # 2 doubles match 8-6, while Hannah Johnston ’18 won #5 singles in three sets (7-5, 6-7, 6-2) and Sophia Huynh ’19 captured the # 6 singles match 6-0, 7-5.