Track makes history at final ODAC meet

6 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Track makes history at final ODAC meet
Virginia Wesleyan’s men and women’s track teams finished their outdoor track season on the highest note in school history. Many athletes on both teams finished first in events as well as having many young names stepping up throughout the tournament.   The men’s team had first place finishes by freshman Jordan Ard in the 100m Read More

Track finishes strong in ODAC

8 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Track finishes strong in ODAC
This past weekend, the Marlin men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the ODAC Championship meet in Roanoke, Virginia. The women’s team placed fourth, while the men’s team placed 7th. Marissa Coombs, as usual, was one of the best runners at the meet. With the performance she put on at the championship meet, Read More

Women’s basketball cutting it close

10 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Women’s basketball cutting it close
The women’s basketball team is off to a decent start in the 2017-2018 season. They are currently 3-4 this year, and one of those losses coming against conference opponent Lynchburg.  The Marlins are struggling with scoring. The Marlins, like last year, rely on the scoring of Jayla Harris, a junior from Fredericksburg, Virginia, who is Read More

Men’s basketball off to scorching start

10 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Men’s basketball off to scorching start
Marlins men’s basketball team continues their dominant start this season. Currently 7-0, the Marlins have answered a lot of questions that they had looming over them coming into the season. The Marlins had these questions because last year they were averaging 82 points per game as a team and they only returned 24 points per Read More

Volleyball ends season at ODACs

11 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Volleyball ends season at ODACs
Virginia Wesleyan University’s volleyball team saw their season come to an end this past week losing to second ranked Washington & Lee in the second round of the conference tournament.  The Marlins were at home in the first round, where they took down Roanoke three matches to two. Helping the Marlins to victory in a Read More

Basketball faces a new challenge

12 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Basketball faces a new challenge
The Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team is set to be in an unfamiliar place this year. The Marlins have always been a contender in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) because they can defend well due to their quickness and athleticism, as well as being able to outscore most teams. Entering this year, the Marlins Read More

Marlin swimmers dive into history

12 months ago Corey King Comments Off on Marlin swimmers dive into history
The Virginia Wesleyan Women’s swim team won its first ever collegiate swim meet with the final score of 105-47 over Randolph. The men were outlasted by the men’s team for Randolph.   Virginia Wesleyan University made history on Saturday, Oct. 21 by having their first swim meet in the history of the school. The pool Read More

Softball takes down UVA and Longwood in Farmville

1 year ago Corey King Comments Off on Softball takes down UVA and Longwood in Farmville
The 2017 reigning National Championship softball program wrapped up their fall season on October 1. Head coach Brandon Elliott took his championship team and his award winning coaching staff and traveled to Farmville, Virginia to take the field against the University of Virginia Cavaliers and the Longwood University Lancers.  The Marlins picked up right where Read More

Australia to America

1 year ago Corey King Comments Off on Australia to America
Taking the field this season for the field hockey team is a newcomer to America. Freshman Mallory Langford is in the United States for the first time, completely on her own. “The biggest change for me has been living by myself. I have lived with my parents my whole life, so it has been a Read More

Marlins top N.C. Wesleyan

1 year ago Corey King Comments Off on Marlins top N.C. Wesleyan
After finishing the 2016 campaign 8-6-4, the Men’s Soccer team is off to a 2-1 start with wins over Wesley College and Averett University. After the first game of the season against Neumann was postponed due to lightning, the Marlins secured an overtime victory against Wesley courtesy of the right foot of junior Ricky Perrault. Read More