The eating habits of Virginia Wesleyan athletes

4 days ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on The eating habits of Virginia Wesleyan athletes
A full class schedule, workouts, work and then still practice in the evening is about as demanding as a full-time job, if not moreso. The schedule of a student-athlete can be grueling, and running out of fuel is not a far-fetched concept or concern. In order to prevent burning out, what student-athletes nourish their bodies Read More

Men’s Lacrosse ‘All in’ for charity ruck

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse ‘All in’ for charity ruck
The men’s lacrosse team participated in the “4th Annual All in All the Time Charity Ruck” on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. This event required each team member to run, or walk, 12.99 miles on the Virginia Beach oceanfront with 30 pounds in their backpacks in an effort to raise money for the families of Naval Read More

Volleyball ends ODAC second round

3 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Volleyball ends ODAC second round
After a charged start to conference play, the volleyball team fell to top-seeded Randolph-Macon in the second round of the ODAC tournament. The Marlins entered the tournament as the fourth seed after a 9-3 conference record. This loss ended the team’s season and was the last game for seniors Kristina Scott and Doneisha Hall. The Read More

Davidson goes back to back to back to back

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Davidson goes back to back to back to back
Those who took a bathroom break while streaming Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer away against Randolph potentially could have missed Alex Davidson’s historic night –  she scored four goals, and she did so in just four minutes. Davidson is a junior forward and Virginia Beach native. She transferred to Virginia Wesleyan her sophomore year after playing Read More

Volleyball makes program history

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Volleyball makes program history
The Virginia Wesleyan women’s volleyball team defeated rival Christopher Newport University (CNU) for the first time in the program’s fifteen year history on Sept. 19. The match came down to the fifth set where the Marlins sealed the win with a score of 15-13. CNU was ranked twentieth in the nation at the time of Read More

Meghan Wood reaches 1,000 assists

5 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Meghan Wood reaches 1,000 assists
Junior setter Meghan Wood eclipsed 1000 career assists in the volleyball team’s loss to Salisbury on Sept. 26. Wood recorded 23 assists in the match and currently has 328 assists on the year. She is just the eighth player in Virginia Wesleyan program history to reach this milestone. Wood has found herself in the rotation Read More

Fall Sports Preview

5 months 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

5 months 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

9 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

10 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