2016-17 Wesleyan General News

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    March 09, 2017
    Ninety-four Cardinals Earn NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team Honors Ninety-four Wesleyan University student-athletes were honored for their excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2016-17 Winter All-Academic Team Thursday afternoon, while eight others were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
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    March 02, 2017
    Devon Carrillo ’17 Named Connecticut’s Male Athlete of the Year MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Dual-sport athlete and Middletown native, Devon Carrillo, has been named Connecticut’s 2017 Male Athlete of the Year, as voted on by the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance (CSWA). Carrillo will be honored at the CSWA 76th Annual Gold Key Dinner on April 30, 2017 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington, Conn. The dinner will begin at 4 p.m. WNBA guard Bria Holmes of the Atlanta Dream was selected as the Connecticut Female Athlete of the Year.
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    February 28, 2017
    Wesleyan Athletics Giving Day
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    February 22, 2017
    Wesleyan Athletics App Available for Download With spring sporting events right around the corner, now is the time to download Wesleyan Front Row, the Wesleyan Athletics new mobile app.
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    February 22, 2017
    WESFiles Alumni: Roxana Richardson ’94 It may have been a long time since Roxana Richardson '94 laced up her skates for Wesleyan’s ice hockey team or rowed crew on the Connecticut River, but her generous support of Wesleyan Athletics indicates that the importance of these experiences is something she feels quite profoundly.
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    February 22, 2017
    Wesleyan Athletics Announces the Jim Langlois Assistant Coach Endowment for Men’s Ice Hockey Coach Jim Langlois’ legacy continues to contribute to the success of the Wesleyan Ice Hockey program through the newly established Jim Langlois Assistant Coach Endowment for Men’s Ice Hockey.
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    February 21, 2017
    Cardinals Win Historic Little Three Titles in Men’s Ice Hockey, Basketball, Football For the first time in the history of Wesleyan athletics, the football, men’s basketball and most recently, men’s ice hockey team, won the Little Three title in the same academic year.
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    January 24, 2017
    Wesleyan to Host Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan University Athletic Department will be hosting its second annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day celebration this Saturday, January 28th at the Freeman Athletic Center.
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    December 12, 2016
    2016 Wesleyan Athletics Fall Wrap-up The 2016 Wesleyan University fall athletic season featured several strong performances and achievements, both on the field and off it. Sixty-eight Cardinals earned NESCAC All-Academic and 16 were named NESCAC All-Conference.
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    November 30, 2016
    Sixty-Eight Cardinals Earn NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team Honors; Nine Named to All-Sportsmanship Team Sixty-eight Wesleyan University student-athletes were honored for their excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2016 Fall All-Academic Team Wednesday afternoon, while nine others were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
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    November 17, 2016
    WESFiles Alumni: Tim Day '59 For the first time in 50 years, Wesleyan alumni Tim Day ?59 will return to Corwin Stadium Saturday to see the Cardinals on the gridiron.
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    November 08, 2016
    #WesGives Student Athletes Give Back Wesleyan Athletics Director Mike Whalen '83 says we’re preparing our student athletes to be leaders and compassionate community members. At this time of year student athletes can be seen volunteering throughout the local community. They are always giving back. #WesGives.
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    November 02, 2016
    WESFiles Alumni: Ken Fuchs '83, P '17 From the moment he was offered his first production job in Los Angeles, immediately after Wesleyan, Ken Fuchs ’83, P ’17, knew it was meant to be. Thirty-three years later, the enthusiasm and excitement he once had towards his profession remains as strong as ever.
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    October 28, 2016
    WESFiles: Former Wesleyan Director of Athletics, Don Russell On Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, Don Russell was inducted into the Wesleyan Athletics Hall of Fame. Russell served as the Chairman of Physical Education and Director of Athletics at Wesleyan from 1968-to-1988, and also served seven seasons as the Head Football Coach and five as the Women’s Squash Head Coach.
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    October 27, 2016
    Wesleyan Inducts Eighth Class into Athletics Hall of Fame MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – On Friday, Oct. 21st, Wesleyan University inducted its eighth class into the Athletics Hall of Fame, which occurs every other year.
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    October 05, 2016
    Wesleyan to Renovate and Expand Tennis Courts Wesleyan University is expanding and renovating the Vine Street tennis courts to create 16 new, state-of-the-art courts for use by both the university and Middletown High School.
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    October 05, 2016
    Alumni Spotlight: Dave Bagatelle '86 Dave Bagatelle grew up in upstate N.Y. and moved to Wayne, N.J. when he was 13 years old. The idea of playing small college football originated from his father, Warren, who played football and lacrosse at Union College. Bagatelle, who grew up a Buffalo Bills season ticket holder, was an all-league center and defensive tackle at Wayne Hills High School.
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    September 01, 2016
    Wesleyan Student-Athletes Help New Students Move In on Arrival Day MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – On Wednesday, August 31, Wesleyan University welcomed approximately 844 new, transfer, international and exchange students and their families to the Wesleyan community. Several Cardinal student-athletes were there to help those students and their families move in.
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    August 22, 2016
    Wesleyan University Launches New Athletics Website MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Wesleyan University, in partnership with PrestoSports, has launched a new athletics’ website, http://athletics.wesleyan.edu. The platform will serve as the home for all news, information, scores and schedules for the college’s 29 varsity athletics teams.
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    August 15, 2016
    Wesleyan Mourns Passing of J. Elmer Swanson MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Former Wesleyan Cross Country and Track & Field coach J. Elmer Swanson passed away early Friday morning at the age of 92.