Washington University in St. Louis had a school-record 28 student-athletes named to the seventh annual University Athletic Association (UAA) Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team, as announced by the conference office. Eight student-athletes on the list are students in the School of Engineering & Applied Science.
Headlining Washington University’s selections were women’s cross country and track & field’s Lucy Cheadle (EN '15) and baseball’s Zack Kessinger, who earned the honor for the third-straight season.
Engineering students include:
Lucy Cheadle (EN '15) – Cross Country/Track & Field
Michael Lagieski (Mechanical Engineering) – Swimming & Diving
Ben Lake (Mechanical Engineering) – Football
Chris Lowery (Mechanical Engineering) – Baseball
Joey Pasque (Computer Science) – Track & Field
CJ Price (Mechanical Engineering) – Baseball
Brendan Stone (Chemical Engineering) – Track & Field
Ellen Toennies (Mechanical Engineering) – Cross Country
The UAA Presidents Council created the special recognition in 2009. The original recommendation to establish the honor came from the UAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and was supported by the Athletic Administrators and Delegates Committees.