Sports

Softball, Baseball picked to finish strong in ODAC

6 months ago Jordan Wilson Comments Off on Softball, Baseball picked to finish strong in ODAC
Softball Preview Last year the Virginia Wesleyan softball team had an outstanding record of 42-6 and won the ODAC Championship, making it three years in a row. They also made it to the NCAA tournament for the sixth consecutive year.      Coming off such a good year Virginia Wesleyan was able to stay atop the best Read More

The Full Count

9 months ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on The Full Count
On Nov. 12, 2019, the baseball world was still suffering from its World Series hangover when current Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers, who was with the Houston Astros during their 2017 championship run, spoke up about his former ballclub by claiming that the club used cameras in their home Minute Maid Park in 2017 to Read More

ODAC Champions

9 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on ODAC Champions
Matalus had 369 kills this season, which not only led the team but also was the most of any middle hitter in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.  “We all worked really hard every week and to be recognized by the ODAC as an individual was a really cool accomplishment. Especially because it was the last Read More

Soccer ends in ODAC Finals

9 months ago Nicholas Mundy Comments Off on Soccer ends in ODAC Finals
Virginia Wesleyan Women’s soccer lost in the final penalty kicks against Randolph Macon in the ODAC championship. The loss came after a scoreless regulation and two overtime periods. The Marlins’ season ended when they failed to get a bid in the NCAA tournament. Women’s soccer finished 13-3-4 in the regular season and 7-2-1 in the Read More

Wesleyan welcomes new head coach

9 months ago Karleigh Warren Comments Off on Wesleyan welcomes new head coach
Attention Virginia Wesleyan University… get on your marks, get set, and get ready to meet the new Cross Country and Track and Field head coach, Jesse Weiner. He is a former head coach at Alderson Broaddus University for the last eight years, and is coming to Virginia Wesleyan University to conduct change within the Cross Read More

Men’s basketball season preview

9 months 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

9 months 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

9 months 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

9 months 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

9 months 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