St. Louis, Mo., June 5, 2019 – Washington University in St. Louis head football coach Larry Kindbom will welcome 38 new faces to the program this fall.
"We have an exciting freshman class coming through the door. We have outstanding scholar-athletes in this class to add to our strong tradition on the field and in the classroom," said Kindbom, the winningest coach in school history with a 185-116 (.615) overall record. "The strength of this class will be in their athleticism, as shown by the large number of two- and three-sport athletes. Our coaching staff did a great job in connecting with so many champions on the field and in the classroom."
The class of 2023 features representatives from 17 different states, including nine from Illinois and eight from California.
Illinois (9), California (8), Missouri (4), Georgia (2), New Jersey (2), Texas (2), Arizona (1), Arkansas (1), Florida (1), Iowa (1), Maryland (1), Minnesota (1), Mississippi (1), New York (1), Ohio (1), Oklahoma (1), Pennsylvania (1).
Kindbom led the Bears to an 8-2 overall record in the program's first season as an associate member in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) in 2018. The Bears finished in third place in the CCIW with a 7-2 mark.
WashU opens the 2019 season on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the University of Chicago. The home opener is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, against North Central (Ill.).
|Name||Position||Hometown / High School||Highlights|
|Michael Allison||WR||Benton, Ark. / Benton||LINK|
|Ian Becker||TE||Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. / Briarcliff||LINK|
|Nolen Bowerman||OL||Downers Grove, Ill. / Downers Grove North||LINK|
|Connor Burke||LB||Trabuco Canyon, Calif. / Santa Margarita||LINK|
|Alan Chen||OL||Livingston, N.J. / Livingston||LINK|
|Gus Christensen||DB||Frankfort, Ill. / Lincoln-Way East||LINK|
|Toby Clark||WR||Tulsa, Okla. / Holland Hall||LINK|
|Henry Collins||OL||St. Davids, Pa. / Radnor||LINK|
|Blake Comeaux||RB||Diamondhead, Miss. / Hancock||LINK|
|Kieran Conjar||DB||Chicago, Ill. / Mount Carmel||LINK|
|JJ Cunningham||WR||Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. / The Webb Schools||LINK|
|Evan Dahm||LB||Wheelersburg, Ohio, / Wheelersburg||LINK|
|Simon Dawson||WR||Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. / The Webb Schools||LINK|
|Jacob Dodd||DB||Raytown, Mo. / Raytown South||LINK|
|Peter Fadlovich||DL||Hopkins, Minn. / Breck School||LINK|
|Nick Falshaw||DB||San Clemente, Calif. / St. Margaret's Episcopal School||LINK|
|Brad Hamilton||DB||High Ridge, Mo. / Rockwood Summit||LINK|
|Trey Hardy||LB||Clive, Iowa / Waukee||LINK|
|Caleb Hughes||RB||St. Louis, Mo. / John Burroughs||LINK|
|Jake Jacobs||LB||Potomac, Md. / Winston Churchill||LINK|
|Jack Jopes||DB||Naperville, Ill. / Naperville Central||LINK|
|Treyton Lamphier||WR||Moline, Ill. / Moline||LINK|
|Chris Mabley||DL||Austin, Texas / St. Stephen's Episcopal School||LINK|
|Sam Mattecheck||DB||Moline, Ill. / Alleman Catholic||LINK|
|Charlie Monroe||LB||Columbia, Mo. / Hickman||LINK|
|Cole Okmin||QB||Lincolnshire, Ill. / Adlai E Stevenson||LINK|
|Tomás Quiroz||P||Pasadena, Calif. / St. Francis||LINK|
|Matt Rush||QB||Hinsdale, Ill. / Hinsdale Central||LINK|
|Mauricio Santamarina||LB||Naples, Fla. / St. John Neumann||LINK|
|Ben Schmiedt||LB||Orinda, Calif. / Miramonte||LINK|
|Richard Sims||OL||Cusseta, Ga. / Chattahoochee County||LINK|
|Josh Slavin||DL||Oswego, Ill. / Yorkville||LINK|
|Matt Spichiger||OL||Annandale, N.J. / North Hunterdon||LINK|
|Jamel Streater||DL||Roswell, Ga. / The Westminster School||LINK|
|Ray Sullivan||WR||Los Angeles, Calif. / Sierra Canyon School||LINK|
|Danny Taylor||WR||Keller, Texas / Nolan Catholic||LINK|
|Chris Vartanian||K||Newport Beach, Calif. / St. Margarets Episcopal School||LINK|
|Alex Vogel||OL||Phoenix, Ariz. / Mountain Pointe||LINK|