Football

August 27, 2014
Washington U. Favorite in UAA Football Preseason Coaches’ Poll
Washington University in St. Louis was selected as the favorite in the 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Football Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced Wednesday by the Association. The Bears are seeking their third straight and 11th conference championship in school history.

August 18, 2014
Washington U. Bears Football begins season 1st-and-2,539
For a handful of seniors on the Washington University in St. Louis Bears football team, the 2014 season unofficially began with a 2,539-yard drive at 5 a.m. Mountain Time July 26.

August 18, 2014
Former Football Coach Lynn Hovland Passes Away at Age 98
Former Washington University in St. Louis football coach Lynn Hovland passed away Friday, Aug. 15, at the age of 98.

August 1, 2014
UAA Announces Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
Washington University in St. Louis had 19 student-athletes named to the sixth annual University Athletic Association (UAA) Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team, as announced by the conference office.

July 30, 2014
Alex Hallwachs Named to 2014 Fred Mitchell Award Watch List
Washington University in St. Louis junior Alex Hallwachs, Chagrin Falls, Ohio (Chagrin Falls) was one of 36 kickers named to the 2014 Fred Mitchell Award Watch List, as announced Wednesday by the organization.

July 22, 2014
#4 - Football to NCAA playoffs for Second Time in School History
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 UAA Championship.

July 21, 2014
Fade Oluokun Named to BSN Preseason All-America Team
Washington University in St. Louis senior linebacker Fade Oluokun has been selected to the 2014 Beyond Sports Network Preseason Division III All-America Team, as announced Monday by the organization. Oluokun, a third-team selection, was one of 93 players named to the preseason All-America Team.

July 14, 2014
Football Announces Class of 2018
Washington University in St. Louis head football coach Larry Kindbom will welcome 36 new faces to the football program this fall for the opening of camp Monday, Aug. 14.

April 30, 2014
Football Lands Seven on NFF Hampshire Honor Society
Washington University in St. Louis had seven student-athletes named to the 2014 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.

April 23, 2014
Washington U. Football Announces 2014 Schedule
Five home games, including a season-opening matchup against Ohio Northern University, highlight the 2014 Washington University in St. Louis football schedule, as announced by head coach Larry Kindbom.

December 13, 2013
Nelson Nwumeh a Finalist for Top Small College Defensive Player
Washington University in St. Louis defensive lineman Nelson Nwumeh has been named a finalist for the inaugural Cliff Harris Award, presented annually to the top small college defensive football player in the country.

December 10, 2013
Byers and Nwumeh Named D3football.com All-South Region
Washington University in St. Louis senior safety Tate Byers and senior defensive lineman Nelson Nwumeh concluded their careers by being named to the 2013 D3football.com all-South Region Team, as announced by the website.

December 5, 2013
Nwumeh Participates in National Bowl Game Dec. 8 in Miami
Washington University in St. Louis senior defensive lineman Nelson Nwumeh has been selected to participate in the Fourth Annual National Bowl Game presented by East Preps Sunday, Dec. 8, at Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium in Miami. Kickoff is set for Noon (ET) on the campus of Florida International University.

November 26, 2013
Football Lands 22 on All-UAA Team; Daginella, Nwumeh Named Player of the Year
Senior quarterback Eric Daginella was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Offense Player of the Year and senior defensive lineman Nelson Nwumeh earned Defensive Player of the Year honors to highlight 22 student-athletes on the 2013 all-UAA Football Team, as announced by the league office.

November 23, 2013
Football Falls to No. 20 Franklin 17-10 in First Round of NCAA Playoffs
Franklin College quarterback Johnny West hit wide receiver Kendal Butler over the middle for a 35-yard touchdown with 17.7 seconds left to lift the Grizzlies to a 17-10 win over Washington University in St. Louis in the first round of the NCAA Playoffs Saturday on a windy day in Franklin, Ind.

November 17, 2013
Football Receives NCAA Bid and Will Play at No. 20 Franklin Saturday
The Washington University in St. Louis football team received a Pool B bid to the 2013 NCAA Division III Football Championship, the NCAA Committee announced Sunday. Washington U. was one of three teams (Framingham State, Wesley) that received Pool B bids.

November 16, 2013
Bears Get Past Chicago 17-7 to Win UAA Title and Retain Founders Cup
The Washington University in St. Louis football team claimed the outright University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship and retained possession of the Founders Cup with a 17-7 victory at home against the University of Chicago Saturday afternoon at Francis Field in St. Louis.

November 9, 2013
Bears Shut Out Case 29-0 to Claim Share of UAA Title
The Washington University in St. Louis football team broke out of its offensive slump and pitched its second shutout of the season in a 29-0 win over Case Western Reserve University Saturday at Francis Field in St. Louis.

November 7, 2013
Bears Have Six Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team
Washington University in St. Louis had six student-athletes named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Five Division III Football First Team, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

November 2, 2013
Bears Rally For 9-7 Win At Carnegie On Alex Hallwachs 45-Yard FG
Sophomore Alex Hallwachs booted a season-long 45-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining as the Washington University in St. Louis football team rallied for a 9-7 win at Carnegie Mellon University in the University Athletic Association (UAA) opener for both teams Saturday in Pittsburgh.

October 26, 2013
Defensive Effort Leads Bears to 7-0 Win at Macalester
The Washington University in St. Louis football team put together its best defensive effort of the season in a 7-0 win at Macalester College Saturday afternoon in St. Paul, Minn.

October 12, 2013
Late Defensive Stop Leads Bears to 45-41 Win at Hendrix
The Washington University in St. Louis football team stopped Hendrix College one-yard short of a game-wining touchdown as the Bears held on for a 45-41 victory at Hendrix College Saturday at Young-Wise Memorial Stadium in Conway, Ark.

October 9, 2013
Strittmatter Named 2013 NFF High School National Scholar-Athlete
Washington University in St. Louis freshman wide receiver Zach Strittmatter is one of five winners of the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) National High School Scholar-Athlete Award, as announced by the NFF and College Hall of Fame.

October 7, 2013
Skalman Named Semifinalist for 2013 NFF Scholar-Athlete Award
Washington University in St. Louis senior defensive back Andrew Skalman was announced as a semifinalist for the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete Award, presented by Fidelity Investments.

October 5, 2013
Bears Overpower Berry 44-7 For Third Win of Season
The Washington University in St. Louis football team ran for a season-high 276 yards in a 44-7 win over Berry College Saturday at Francis Field in St. Louis. Washington U. had a 508-149 advantage in total offense and scored a season-high 44 points in the win.

October 2, 2013
Q and A With Former Football All-Americans
Washington University in St. Louis graduates Jeff Doyle, Matt Gomric, Michael Lauber and Tim Runnalls sat down with Bearsports for a Question and Answer session to discuss their four years on the Danforth Campus and what it meant to be named an All-American.

September 28, 2013
Offense Breaks Through for 31-14 Win Over Centre
Washington University’s offense broke out of a slump by scoring four touchdowns in a 31-14 win over Centre College Saturday at Francis Field in St. Louis. The 31 points scored by Washington U. was a season-high and surpasses the season total of 17 scored in the first three games.

September 21, 2013
Offense Stalls as Bears Falls at No. 20 Coe College 10-0
No. 20 ranked Coe College limited Washington University in St. Louis to six first downs and 124 yards of total offense as the Kohawks posted a 10-0 win Saturday afternoon at Clark Field in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

September 14, 2013
Hallwachs Game-Winning FG Leads Bears to 10-7 Double OT Win vs. Rhodes
Sophomore kicker Alex Hallwachs booted a 27-yard field goal in the second overtime as the Washington University in St. Louis football team posted a 10-7 come-from-behind win over Rhodes College in the 2013 home opener Saturday afternoon at Francis Field in St. Louis.

September 7, 2013
Fourth Quarter Rally Lifts No. 9 Whitewater Past Washington U. 17-7
No. 9 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scored 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter en route to a 17-7 victory over Washington University in St. Louis in the season opener for both teams Saturday afternoon in front of 4,282 fans at Perkins Stadium in Whitewater Wis.