St. Louis, Mo., May 22, 2019 – The Washington University in St. Louis outdoor track & field team had 19 Bears earn 24 Midwest All-Region honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), and head coach Jeff Stiles was named the Midwest Region Women's Coach of the Year.
Stiles earns the honor after helping WashU claim its fourth straight University Athletic Association (UAA) title. The Bears won five events at the UAA Championships and enters the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships with 12 entries.
The No. 1-ranked WashU women had nine women garner 12 All-Region accolades, while the No. 5-ranked WashU men had 10 men earn 12 All-Region nods.
Brad Hodkinson – 5,000m
Matt Jenkins – 3,000m Steeplechase
Nick Matteucci – 1,500m
Marco Quaroni – 3,000m Steeplechase
Arthur Santoro – 800m
Jack Sebok – 3,000m Steeplechase
Jason Singer – 4x400m Relay
John Harry Wagner – 400m and 4x400m Relay
Andrew Whitaker – 4x400m Relay and 110m Hurdles
Eddie Wintergalen – 4x400m Relay
Julia Dannenbaum – Pole Vault
Eka Jose – Long Jump and Triple Jump
Heidi Nassos – Pole Vault and Triple Jump
Jay Pittman – 100m Hurdles
Natalie Rogus – 1,500m
Molly Shepherd – 3,000m Steeplechase
Caira Watson Haynes – 100m Hurdles
Sophie Watterson – 10,000m
Aly Wayne – 5,000m and 10,000m
The three day DIII National Championships begin on Thursday as the Bears first event starts at 10 a.m. (ET). Fans can watch Thursday's action HERE with live results recorded HERE. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.