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Marlin swim moves program forward in second ODACs

8 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on Marlin swim moves program forward in second ODACs
The men’s and women’s swim team at Virginia Wesleyan participated in the ODAC tournament from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17. As a team, the women finished in tenth place while the men finished in ninth.   Many school records were shattered during ODACs in the swim program’s second year of competition. For the women’s program, Read More

Women’s track and field hits ground running at ODACs

8 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Women’s track and field hits ground running at ODACs
The women’s indoor track and field team competed in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships on Feb. 24 in Salem, Va. The team would end the day placed sixth. The bulk of the women’s points at ODACs came from the 400-m dash where three Marlin runners placed in the top ten. Senior Kwonsha Washington placed Read More

In a Lane of her own

8 months ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on In a Lane of her own
Whether it’s breaking records or propelling the team to a win, freshman track runner Jaylyn Lane is a force to be reckoned with. Although she is only a freshman, her confidence and leadership would strike some to infer that she was a senior. Lane currently sits at the top of the ODAC for the long Read More

Macedo earns 400th win

8 months ago Alex Cortright Comments Off on Macedo earns 400th win
Men’s basketball head coach Dave Macedo earned his 400th win on Dec. 8, 2018 at Roanoke College with a score of 65-56. Macedo has been head coach of the Marlins for 19 seasons, and coached his team to a National Title in 2006. “I don’t pay attention too much to that stuff, but my kids Read More

The eating habits of Virginia Wesleyan athletes

8 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on The eating habits of Virginia Wesleyan athletes
A full class schedule, workouts, work and then still practice in the evening is about as demanding as a full-time job, if not moreso. The schedule of a student-athlete can be grueling, and running out of fuel is not a far-fetched concept or concern. In order to prevent burning out, what student-athletes nourish their bodies Read More

Men’s throwers top ODAC

8 months ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on Men’s throwers top ODAC
When it comes to track and field, shot-put and weight throw are two events that tend to be overlooked. However, throwers Coby Cockrell and Quentin Webert have made their presence known as they top the ODAC in the weight throw. The success of the men’s track team, and specifically the shot-put and weight throw events, put Read More

Women’s basketball takes Puerto Rico

8 months ago Alex Cortright Comments Off on Women’s basketball takes Puerto Rico
The women’s basketball team traveled to Puerto Rico this past December for their Nancy A. Kelly ‘15 Memorial Trip. Not only was this a business trip, but the team toured the streets of San Juan, went night kayaking and enjoyed team bonding with each other on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. This trip has Read More

Men’s Lacrosse ‘All in’ for charity ruck

10 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

10 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

10 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