Fall Sports Preview

1 week ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Fall Sports Preview
Women’s Soccer The women’s soccer team returns a roster filled with scorers for the 2018 season. Anna Pedicone, last season’s ODAC Rookie of the Year, and Alex Davidson, an All-ODAC second team honoree, led the team in scoring last season and are expected to pace the offense again this year. In goal, the Marlins rely Read More

Once a Marlin, always a Marlin

1 week ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Once a Marlin, always a Marlin
The Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team added alumnus Nick Doyle to the coaching staff this past summer. Doyle was a 2016 graduate who played for Coach Macedo and the Marlins for two years. Prior to that, Doyle played two years at Division I University Delaware State. During his time here, he averaged 8.4 points per Read More

Softball wins consecutive national title

4 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Softball wins consecutive national title
The Virginia Wesleyan softball team won the Division III National Championship for the second consecutive year on May 29 in Oklahoma City. After splitting the first two games of the championship series with Illinois Wesleyan the Marlins earned a 3-1 victory in the winner-take-all championship game. In this final game of the season sophomore pitcher Read More

Baseball having best season since 2010

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Baseball having best season since 2010
The Virginia Wesleyan baseball team has made its presence known nationally this season and it has the resume to prove it. The team boasts a 14-3 ODAC record, which currently puts the squad in second place in the ODAC. The Marlin bullpen is extensive, which is why pitching has been an essential part to the Read More

Everybody loves Grayson

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Everybody loves Grayson
Women’s lacrosse player and mother, Megan Schallock, includes her son in her success on and off the field A 7-3 record, 21 goals and 10 assists is a notable start to the season for a lacrosse player. Not to mention a senior lacrosse player who juggles the stress that intensifies as graduation grows closer. That Read More

Not your average student-athletes

6 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Not your average student-athletes
The student-athlete juggles schoolwork, practices and the stress that comes with being on a highly competitive sports team while also taking college level classes. Taking this into account, the schedule of the student-athlete-entrepreneur is even more strenuous. Alex Vawter and Chris Baker are both freshmen student-athletes who play baseball. Both also play integral roles in Read More

From Slytherin to the diamond

7 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on From Slytherin to the diamond
And the sorting hat has spoken, Julie Fassl has been selected to Slytherin. Each member of the field hockey team is sorted into one of the four houses of Harry Potter by Coach Restivo. However, this multisport athlete is no villain, she’s just noted for her desire to be the best. As spring sports begin, Read More

Team cohesion fuels women’s track and field to highest regional ranking ever

7 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Team cohesion fuels women’s track and field to highest regional ranking ever
The 2017-2018 women’s track and field season has consisted of record breaking and standout performances. Not only did their Distance Medley Relay (DMR) team comprised of Marissa Coombs, Emily Latimer, Alizae Dollins and Kwonsha Washington break the school record with a time of 12 minutes, 35.49 seconds, but the team has earned a third place Read More

Education program expands with new master’s in education

10 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Education program expands with new master’s in education
A Master of Arts in Education is now being offered at Virginia Wesleyan after being approved by the Virginia Board of Education. This will be the second graduate program to come to Wesleyan, after the Master of Business Administration. Students who are getting their bachelor’s degree in education now have the ability to continue their Read More

Students praise Shack-A-Thon

10 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Students praise Shack-A-Thon
Virginia Wesleyan students commended the Shack-A-Thon event that was held on Batten lawn Tuesday, Nov. 14, through Thursday, Nov. 16. The event sought to raise awareness of homelessness by having students build shacks from scratch and sleep in them for a couple of nights. The campus shelter managers expressed their excitement that the event was Read More