WashU Football Announces Class of 2023

WashU Football Announces Class of 2023


St. Louis, Mo., June 5, 2019 – Washington University in St. Louis head football coach Larry Kindbom will welcome 38 new faces to the program this fall. 

"We have an exciting freshman class coming through the door. We have outstanding scholar-athletes in this class to add to our strong tradition on the field and in the classroom," said Kindbom, the winningest coach in school history with a 185-116 (.615) overall record. "The strength of this class will be in their athleticism, as shown by the large number of two- and three-sport athletes. Our coaching staff did a great job in connecting with so many champions on the field and in the classroom."

The class of 2023 features representatives from 17 different states, including nine from Illinois and eight from California.

State Breakdown:
Illinois (9), California (8), Missouri (4), Georgia (2), New Jersey (2), Texas (2), Arizona (1), Arkansas (1), Florida (1), Iowa (1), Maryland (1), Minnesota (1), Mississippi (1), New York (1), Ohio (1), Oklahoma (1), Pennsylvania (1). 

Kindbom led the Bears to an 8-2 overall record in the program's first season as an associate member in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) in 2018. The Bears finished in third place in the CCIW with a 7-2 mark.

WashU opens the 2019 season on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the University of Chicago. The home opener is set for Saturday, Sept. 21, against North Central (Ill.).

Name Position Hometown / High School Highlights
Michael Allison WR Benton, Ark. / Benton LINK
Ian Becker TE Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. / Briarcliff LINK
Nolen Bowerman OL Downers Grove, Ill. / Downers Grove North LINK
Connor Burke LB Trabuco Canyon, Calif. / Santa Margarita LINK
Alan Chen OL Livingston, N.J. / Livingston LINK
Gus Christensen DB Frankfort, Ill. / Lincoln-Way East LINK
Toby Clark WR Tulsa, Okla. / Holland Hall LINK
Henry Collins OL St. Davids, Pa. / Radnor LINK
Blake Comeaux RB Diamondhead, Miss. / Hancock LINK 
Kieran Conjar DB Chicago, Ill. / Mount Carmel LINK
JJ Cunningham WR Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. / The Webb Schools LINK 
Evan Dahm LB Wheelersburg, Ohio / Wheelersburg LINK
Simon Dawson WR Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. / The Webb Schools LINK 
Jacob Dodd DB Raytown, Mo. / Raytown South LINK 
Peter Fadlovich DL Hopkins, Minn. / Breck School LINK
Nick Falshaw DB San Clemente, Calif. / St. Margaret's Episcopal School LINK 
Brad Hamilton DB High Ridge, Mo. / Rockwood Summit LINK 
Trey Hardy LB Clive, Iowa / Waukee LINK 
Caleb Hughes RB St. Louis, Mo. / John Burroughs LINK 
Jake Jacobs LB Potomac, Md. / Winston Churchill LINK
Jack Jopes DB Naperville, Ill. / Naperville Central LINK 
Treyton Lamphier WR Moline, Ill. / Moline LINK 
Chris Mabley DL Austin, Texas / St. Stephen's Episcopal School LINK 
Sam Mattecheck DB Moline, Ill. / Alleman Catholic LINK
Charlie Monroe LB Columbia, Mo. / Hickman LINK
Cole Okmin QB Lincolnshire, Ill. / Adlai E Stevenson LINK
Tomás Quiroz P Pasadena, Calif. / St. Francis LINK 
Matt Rush QB Hinsdale, Ill. / Hinsdale Central LINK 
Mauricio Santamarina LB Naples, Fla. / St. John Neumann LINK 
Ben Schmiedt LB Orinda, Calif. / Miramonte LINK 
Richard Sims OL Cusseta, Ga. / Chattahoochee County LINK 
Josh Slavin DL Oswego, Ill. / Yorkville LINK 
Matt Spichiger OL Annandale, N.J. / North Hunterdon LINK 
Jamel Streater DL Roswell, Ga. / The Westminster School LINK 
Ray Sullivan WR Los Angeles, Calif. / Sierra Canyon School LINK 
Danny Taylor WR Keller, Texas / Nolan Catholic LINK 
Chris Vartanian K Newport Beach, Calif. / St. Margarets Episcopal School LINK 
Alex Vogel OL Phoenix, Ariz. / Mountain Pointe LINK