The top academic achievers among Tulane student-athletes have received recognition on a wall in the James W. Wilson Intercollegiate Athletics Center.
Tulane baseball third baseman Kody Hoese was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 25th pick in the first round of the 2019 Major League Baseball draft. Hoese is the 10th player in program history to be selected in the first round. He follows Shooter Hunt, who was selected 31st in the first round in 2008 by the Minnesota Twins. Hoese was the first of seven Tulane players drafted this year. The other players are Brendan Cellucci, Chase Solesky, Trevor Jensen, Kaleb Roper, Grant Mathews and Sal Gozzo. https://tulane.it/MLB-draft-picks-2019
A jubilant Head Football Coach Willie Fritz celebrates with team members in the Green Wave locker room after Tulane’s 40-24 win against Memphis in Yulman Stadium on Sept. 28. At Tulanian press time, Tulane had a 6-6 overall and 5-3 American Athletic Conference record and was headed to the Auto Nation Cure Bowl in Orlando, Florida.https://tulane.it/happy-winners
Emmanuel Rotich never set out to be a competitive cross country runner, yet running was a big part of his life. Growing up in the remote village of Rift Valley, Kenya, he would run to school each morning and back home each evening. In between, he’d run home for lunch and then back to school for afternoon classes.
Avron B. Fogelman (A&S ’62) and Wendy Mimeles Fogelman (NC ’63), previous contributors to men’s basketball, have given another $1 million to support the program.