The Webster University baseball team added another first for the Athletic program, as it took over the #1 spot in this week’s d3baseball.com poll. The Gorloks, are 34-5 with its other four losses coming in a 3-1 loss to NCAA I Illinois State (30-15), #4 ranked Concordia-Chicago (32-5), Wheaton College (MA, 27-16) and the College of Wooster (27-13).
The Gorloks open the SLIAC Tournament on May 8, at Glik Park in Highland, IL. Webster, the #1 seed, faces Fontbonne University at 5:00 p.m.
They set a program record with 37 wins last year and are 264-99 under coach Bill Kurlich who is in his eighth season with the Gorloks.
Let’s learn more about the Gorloks. What are they? How did they get their name and what famous person designed their first mascot costume? Watch our video to find out.