Celebration of Champions Set for Feb. 12 in Field House

Celebration of Champions Set for Feb. 12 in Field House


St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 23, 2017 – The Washington University in St. Louis Department of Athletics will hold a Celebration of Champions on Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Field House following the conclusion of the men's and women's basketball doubleheader against the University of Rochester.

The men's game is set to begin at 11 a.m., followed by the women's game at 1 p.m.

The 2016 NCAA Division III National Champion women's soccer team will be recognized, along with the national runner-up volleyball and women's cross country teams. The fourth-place men's cross country team and NCAA qualifiers football and men's soccer teams will also be honored. WashU qualified all six fall teams to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.

Festivities will include the unveiling of the 2016 women's soccer national championship banner, a presentation of the national championship trophy and comments from the team. FREE championship posters and FREE 2016 NCAA National Championship tee-shirts will be available while supplies last. The Bears will hold an autograph session immediately following the event. 

The Celebration of the Champions will be streamed live on the Bear Sports Network at washubears.com.