Washington University Athletics Launches New Website
The Washington University in St. Louis Department of Athletics will launch its new website on Friday, October 1. The website address will remain the same as the old site, http://bearsports.wustl.edu.
The source for all news, information, scores and schedules for the 19 intercollegiate athletic programs at Washington University, the new athletics website will launch with a unique new design and a number of innovative features, including a focus on multimedia content. The site will feature video clips, a reconfigured headlines display to improve the highlighting of top athletic stories and plenty of content for fans of Washington University athletics
"The launching of the new edition of the Bear Sports website is an outstanding accomplishment by the Public Affairs staff and Sports Information," said Washington University Director of Athletics John Schael. "The site achieves a new standard and promises to be a page-turner that will fascinate, excite, entertain and dazzle our visitors."
The content on the new website will encompass all aspects of intercollegiate athletics department at Washington University, such as information pertaining to the W Club and the facilities associated with the Washington University Athletic Complex.
The website also enables the athletic programs at Washington University to become more visible through the use of social media applications, including Facebook and Twitter. The new site utilizes YouTube for sport highlights and other major happenings within the athletic department.
Washington University offers 10 women’s and nine men’s varsity sports, and competes at the NCAA Division III level in the University Athletic Association (UAA). Perennially one of the strongest Division III athletic departments in the country, the Bears have won a total of 18 NCAA National Championships and 139 UAA titles, and have finished in the top-10 of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Division III standings in each of the past 10 seasons.