Webb won its first league championship in baseball in 1931. Since then, Webb has managed its way to the title nine times. Over the last 10 years, the baseball program has developed into a regional powerhouse. Recent league championships were secured in 2012, 2013 and 2019.
Emblazoned on the back of their shirts, the team’s motto is “Hum You”— defined as “an expression of encouragement, approval, togetherness, pride and team.” After moving up to a higher league for the 2021 season, the WSC baseball team is looking to develop both as players and as a cohesive whole. The team will be making day-by-day adjustments to improve and compete as baseball players, as teammates and as people.
Coach Stodgel has a B.A. in exercise/sports science and a MCAA in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University, where he played and coached for three years.
He still holds the career and single-game stolen base record for Concordia University. He was signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1999 and played two years in the minors, including playing all nine positions in a single game. Stodgel has more than 10 years of experience coaching baseball for club and college teams.
Stodgel is Webb’s senior associate director of admissions and financial aid.