2016-17 Wesleyan General News

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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.