#4 - Football to NCAA playoffs for Second Time in School History

#4 - Football to NCAA playoffs for Second Time in School History


St. Louis, Mo., July 22, 2014 – The football team made its first NCAA appearance and second all-time in school history, falling to Franklin College 17-10 in the first round. Washington U. finished the 2013 season with an 8-3 overall record and won its 10th University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship.

The Bears ended the season with seven straight wins, their first regular-season seven-game win streak since 1948.

Senior safety Tate Byers and senior defensive lineman Nelson Nwumeh concluded their careers by being named to the 2013D3football.com all-South Region Team. Nwumen participated in the Fourth Annual National Bowl Game presented by East Preps Dec. 8, at at FIU Stadium in Miami.

Senior quarterback Eric Daginella was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Offense Player of the Year and Nwumen earned Defensive Player of the Year honors to highlight 22 student-athletes on the 2013 all-UAA Football Team. 

In addition, freshman wide receiver Hank Childs was named the UAA Rookie of the Year and head coach Larry Kindbom and assistant coaches Brian Allen, Jamie Corona, Brett Fischer, A.J. Haase, Marc Manning, Kerman Mason, Scott Mueller, Jim Ryan, Nick Sheehan and Dwight Tungett earned UAA Coaching Staff of the Year honors.

#1 - July 31
#2 - July 29
#3 - July 24
#4 - Football to NCAA Playoffs for Second Time in School History
#5 - Men's Cross Country Finishes Fourth at NCAA Championship
#6 - Women's soccer has Record-Setting Season
#7 - Men's Tennis wins 2013 ITA Indoor National Championship
#8 - Bears Win 10 UAA Titles
#9 - Women's Golf Ranked No. 1
#10 - Coaching Successes