Sports

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

Women’s Basketball picking up pace

2 months ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on Women’s Basketball picking up pace
Off to a slow start, the women’s basketball team is picking up the pace in the 2018-19 season. They are currently 4-4 overall, and 2-1 in ODAC play. The team is also averaging 54.1 points per game with a 31 percent field goal average and shooting 25 percent from the 3-point line, according to VWU Read More

Balanced scoring leads to success

2 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on Balanced scoring leads to success
The men’s basketball team is eager to seek revenge after they were upset in the first round of the ODAC tournament last season, and they are off to a hot start to prove it. With an overall record of 4-2 and 2-0 in the conference so far, the Marlins have a squad of offensive threats Read More

Football and farewell

2 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Football and farewell
Happy finals season everyone! Do not worry, you are not alone. Everyone is stressed out and cramming last minute assignments and if they say they aren’t, then they are lying to you. It’ll all be okay, we (hopefully) all will make it to the other side and be back home for Winter Break sooner rather Read More

Marlins Swim splashes into second season

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 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

Women’s Soccer makes third straight NCAAs

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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