Sports

Marlins Swim splashes into second season

6 days ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on Marlins Swim splashes into second season
The Marlin swim team looks to expand their team, establish themselves as a competitive force in the ODAC and cover ground on the recruiting trail on their second season. The men’s swim team lost to Randolph College with a score of 125-54 on Oct. 20 at the VWU natatorium. Despite the loss, two freshmen put Read More

Lattuca’s first year one for the books

6 days ago Co-Written Comments Off on Lattuca’s first year one for the books
Skyler Lattuca of the men’s cross-country team had a productive first fall season of competition. Nabbing first-, third-, and fourth place finishes in the regular season, earning All-Region and Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Runner of the Week honors and being named ODAC Rookie of the Year, Lattuca will be a regular name in the Read More

Volleyball ends ODAC second round

6 days 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

Women’s Soccer makes third straight NCAAs

6 days ago Maggie Hunter Comments Off on Women’s Soccer makes third straight NCAAs
Qualifying for the NCAA tournament or, the “big dance,” is the end goal for every sports program in collegiate athletics, and Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer went dancing. For the third year in a row, the women’s soccer team received a bid to the NCAA tournament. The Marlins finished with a record of 12-5-4, with their Read More

Baseball, softball alumni take the field again

4 weeks ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Baseball, softball alumni take the field again
Alumni weekend is always a time to catch up with old friends and professors, but it is also a time for former student-athletes to see their old teammates and coaches. For roughly 40 alumni, the first annual baseball and softball slow pitch softball game was the perfect opportunity to do both. The score did not Read More

Alumnus to referee NBA

4 weeks ago Jordan Esposito Comments Off on Alumnus to referee NBA
Brandon Adair, a 2007 graduate, is a Virginia Wesleyan basketball staple. One of two men’s basketball players to have his jersey retired, Adair is the school’s all-time leading scorer, the 2006 Division III Player of the Year and a member of the 2006 National Championship team. Now, he earned a full-time contract as an NBA Read More

Marlins benefit from 91 years of wisdom

4 weeks ago Maggie Hunter Comments Off on Marlins benefit from 91 years of wisdom
With 10 years of coaching at Virginia Wesleyan, 69 years of coaching in total and 91-and-a-half years of age, current assistant track coach Richard Drake has spent three-fourths of his life on the track and is not slowing down. “He has high energy, to the point where I have to hold him back, when he Read More

Basketball season previews

4 weeks ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Basketball season previews
As the weather (finally) turns to sub 80 degrees, that only means one thing is coming…basketball season. The National Basketball Association (NBA) tipped off last week, but here at Virginia Wesleyan, we’re ready to cheer on the men’s and women’s basketball teams in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Both teams started practice Oct. 15, Read More

Gearing up for the Major League Baseball Postseason

2 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Gearing up for the Major League Baseball Postseason
Ahhhhh, the cold air, the scent of pumpkin spice is seemingly everywhere and the leaves are changing colors…it’s officially fall. Wait? What? Sorry, I forget I’m not in Massachusetts anymore, it’s still 85 degrees and humid in Virginia Beach, but there’s still some pumpkin spice and it’s October so it’s still fall… I guess. Nonetheless, Read More

Davidson goes back to back to back to back

2 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