Sports

Timothy Tep represents VWU in Jordan

5 months 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’

5 months 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

5 months 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

Head coaches enter first year

5 months ago Miles Christian Comments Off on Head coaches enter first year
The start of a new school year brings in the new faces of the freshmen class and transfer students. However, there are some new faces in the athletic department as well, as the women’s basketball and women’s lacrosse team both hired new head coaches: Liz Hudy for women’s basketball and Nicole DeSalvia for women’s lacrosse.  Read More

Volleyball’s historic start

5 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Volleyball’s historic start
With a record of 9-3, the Virginia Wesleyan volleyball team is off to its best start in over a decade. From the moment of the first tournament they hosted here at Virginia Wesleyan to now, the team has been unmatched. There are six seniors that are leading the way for the Marlins. These six seniors Read More

Women’s soccer starts strong despite injuries

5 months ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Women’s soccer starts strong despite injuries
Despite a recent injury bug, the Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer team is off to a 3-1-2 start. The Marlins won their first two games by a margin of eight goals. These two games were in an exhibition tournament hosted by our very own women’s soccer team. This tournament consisted of four teams: Luther, Westfield St., Read More

Women’s Golf continues to expand

10 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Women’s Golf continues to expand
The women’s golf program has doubled in size this season, increasing their two-player roster to a four-player roster which is eligible for team competition instead of just individual. Through a busy month of April with matches nearly every weekend, different golfers have stepped up each match to instill a new culture into the women’s golf Read More

Cooper leads the way for Men’s Golf

10 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Cooper leads the way for Men’s Golf
The men’s golf team at Virginia Wesleyan was led by Carter Morgan last season, but with his transfer to Old Dominion University, senior Keith Cooper has picked up the slack. Cooper not only led the team in their April 5 through 7 event at the Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate in Jacksonville, N.C., but he also set Read More

Coach Francis wins 100th game

10 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Coach Francis wins 100th game
Head baseball coach Chris Francis earned his 100th win with the Virginia Wesleyan program in a 7-2 road win against Ferrum College on March 30. This season marks his fifth year as the head coach of the Marlin team. This is not the first time Francis has found himself on the coaching staff at Virginia Read More

FAFFA created to support VWU Women’s Sports

10 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on FAFFA created to support VWU Women’s Sports
In an effort to show support for women’s sports and overcome the perception that they are boring compared to men’s, junior Kerri Wasko created the group Female Athletes for Female Athletes (FAFFA). Women sports are not often broadcasted in the media nor high in attendance. However, women’s sports are very similar to men’s sports.  For Read More