UAA PRESIDENTS COUNCIL
St. Louis, Mo., July 30, 2019 — Washington University in St. Louis had 22 student-athletes named to the 11th annual University Athletic Association (UAA) Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team, as announced by the conference office.
Emory University had a conference-best 23 student-athletes named to the team, while WashU (22) was second and Carnegie Mellon University (21) was third. Case Western Reserve University (19), University of Chicago (18), New York University (7), University of Rochester (4) and Brandeis University (3) rounded out the conference honorees.
This year's team is comprised of 117 student-athletes representing eight UAA member institutions across 12 men's sports and 11 women's sports. To achieve this recognition, a student-athlete must earn first-team All-Association honors and carry a 3.50 or greater cumulative GPA during that playing season.
Headlining WashU's selections were Taylor Arends (Softball), Heidi Nassos (Women's Track & Field) and David O'Gara (Men's Cross Country), who picked up the accolade for the third-straight season. In addition, Tim Goblirsch (Men's Track & Field), Madeline Homoly (Women's Basketball), Julianne Malek (Volleyball), Nick Matteucci (Men's Track & Field), Jason Singer (Men's Track & Field), Sophie Watterson (Women's Cross Country) Eddie Wintergalen (Men's Track & Field) garnered the honor for the second-straight season.
WashU honorees include:
Taylor Arends – Softball
Darcy Cunningham – Women's Soccer
Tim Goblirsch - Men's Track and Field
Madeline Homoly - Women's Basketball
Eka Jose - Women's Track & Field
Paige Lawler – Women's Cross Country
Ryan Loutos - Baseball
Julianne Malek - Volleyball
Nick Matteucci - Men's Track & Field
Heidi Nassos - Women's Track & Field
Jack Nolan – Men's Basketball
David O'Gara - Men's Cross Country
Arthur Santoro – Men's Track & Field
Jack Sebok – Men's Track & Field
Jason Singer - Men's Track & Field
Ryan Sproule – Men's Soccer
John Harry Wagner – Men's Track & Field
Caira Watson Haynes – Women's Track & Field
Sophie Watterson - Women's Cross Country
Aly Wayne – Women's Cross Country, Women's Indoor Track & Field
Andrew Whitaker – Men's Track & Field
Eddie Wintergalen - Men's Track & Field
The UAA Presidents Council created the special recognition in 2009. The original recommendation to establish the honor came from the UAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and was supported by the Athletic Administrators and Delegates Committees.