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Men’s basketball season preview

2 weeks ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Men’s basketball season preview
The Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team seeks redemption for their early exit in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) quarterfinals last year, and they have all the pieces they need to do it. In the ODAC preseason poll, the team tied for second with Randolph-Macon and only fell behind the first-place Guilford by five points. Read More

Women’s basketball season preview

2 weeks ago Miles Christian Comments Off on Women’s basketball season preview
After a heartbreaking overtime loss in the ODAC Quarter Finals last year to Randolph Macon, the women’s basketball team hopes to come back stronger. With nine incoming freshmen, the Marlins have a relatively young team, after losing five seniors from last year’s team including the all-time leading scorer in program history, Jayla Harris. The freshmen Read More

Marlin’s soccer strikes gold

2 weeks ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Marlin’s soccer strikes gold
The Virginia Wesleyan men’s soccer team upset the nationally fourth-ranked Washington and Lee University on Oct. 19. The Marlins won the game 1-0 off of a goal from freshman defender Matthew Goldberg. “It was an unbelievable feeling, being that that was my first ever college goal. After the goal I was praying the rest of Read More

Women’s swimming sets three records

2 weeks ago Miles Christian Comments Off on Women’s swimming sets three records
The Women’s Swim Team opened up its season with a 6th place finish at the ODAC Relays, hosted by Washington & Lee. With a large freshman class, Coach Mike Ginder used the relays to evaluate everyone’s strentghs and weaknesses. The team finished with a total of 39 pts and also broke three school records during Read More

Women’s Cross Country takes fourth

2 weeks ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on Women’s Cross Country takes fourth
Women’s Cross Country took fourth place at the CNU invitational tournament. The team finished with an average 6k time of 27:57.50. Leading the pack for the Marlins was freshman Haley Witt, who clocked in at  26:34.88. Haley’s time was good enough to earn the 12th in a field that included both Division II and Division Read More

Lattuca snags 6th ODAC Runner of Week

2 weeks ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Lattuca snags 6th ODAC Runner of Week
Junior cross country runner Skyler Latucca can’t be stopped. Latucca has done it not once, not twice, not three times, but now up to six times he has won ODAC runner of the week. He has won four times already this year, the first one was on September 3, 2019. The second time was on Read More

Women’s soccer plays five straight overtime games

1 month ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on Women’s soccer plays five straight overtime games
Starting Sept. 3, 2019, the Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer team began an unparalleled streak. The team played in five straight overtime contests. The first of the five games came against long-time rival Christopher Newport University. The Marlins would ultimately fall to the nationally fourth-ranked Captains in double overtime by a score of one to nil. Read More

Timothy Tep represents VWU in Jordan

1 month ago Miles Christian Comments Off on Timothy Tep represents VWU in Jordan
Tep played primarily doubles, building lots of chemistry with the team. Tep helped them get to a 2-2 record with a 2-2 record of his own. Although he lost his lone singles game, he bounced back and went 2-1 in doubles. The lone singles game was against a Saudia Arabian native who plays at UVA. Read More

Softball to host ‘First Pitch Dinner’

1 month ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Softball to host ‘First Pitch Dinner’
On Saturday, Dec. 14 the Virginia Wesleyan University softball team will be hosting the “First Pitch Dinner” at the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach in Norfolk, Va. This is the first time in Virginia Wesleyan Softball history that a ‘First Pitch Dinner’ will take place. The entire ‘First Pitch Dinner’ program plans to go on from Read More

Men’s soccer notches consecutive 5-goal wins

1 month ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Men’s soccer notches consecutive 5-goal wins
The men’s soccer team defeated Methodist University 5-0 on Sept. 22, which is the most goals the team has scored in a game since they defeated Methodist on Sept. 7, 2016. The high scoring streak did not stop there as the Marlins turned around and captured another 5-0 victory over Emory and Henry on Sept. Read More