men's indoor track & field team won its first University Athletic
Association Championship. Individual athletes took first place
in several events, including second-year Patrick Sullivan in the
1,500-meter race (3:58:09), fourth-year Jerome Tharaud in the
5,000-meter race (14:58:56), fourth-year Keith Mastronardi in
the triple jump (14.28 m), and second-year Adeoye Mabogunje, who
set a UAA record in the high jump (2.08 m) and is ranked ninth
in the country in the high jump.
women on the court
forward Angel Korer was voted to the All-University Athletic
Association women's basketball team. The Chicago women's basketball
team posted a 9-15 record, including 5-9 in UAA competition.
forward Derek Reich earned an unprecedented third consecutive
Player of the Year Award for the All-UAA Men's team. Fourth-year
guards Justin Slaughter and Tyler Smithson were elected All-UAA
honorable mention picks. Chicago posted a 15-10 overall record
and finished third in the UAA with a 10-4 record.
with the champs
wrestling team placed second out of 13 teams with 115.5 points
at the 2002 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional. Third-year
Andy Bugajski, in the 149-lb. weight class, went on to compete
at the Division III Championship where he won two bouts before
Anne Aydinian received the Freedom Forum/NCAA Foundation Scholarship
Award, a $3,000 award for a student interested in sports journalism.
Aydinian, a history concentrator and member of the varsity soccer
team, writes for the Maroon sports section.