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2018-19 Wesleyan General News

  • Wesleyan to Host Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day
    January 16, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan University Athletic Department will be hosting its fourth annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day celebration on Saturday, January 26th at the Freeman Athletic Center.
  • Three Athletes Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
    December 07, 2018
    On Wednesday, Dec. 5, three student-athletes were inducted into Wesleyan University’s Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa – the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the country. Representing Wesleyan Athletics were Zach Foster ’19 (football), Shane Ross ’19 (wrestling) and Mike Yablong ’19 (men’s ice hockey).  
  • Wesleyan Places 57 on NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team; 8 Earn All-Sportsmanship
    November 28, 2018
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan University fall athletic teams put a total of 57 student-athletes on the 2018 NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team, while eight Cardinals earned All-Sportsmanship honors as announced by the conference on Wednesday afternoon. A total of 639 student-athletes were named to the All-Academic Team, while 84 earned spots on the All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Wesleyan to Add Women’s Golf in 2019-20
    October 18, 2018
    Wesleyan University has announced the addition of women’s golf to its list of varsity sports beginning in the fall of 2019. Women’s golf will become the 30th varsity sport and the 15th for women at Wesleyan while becoming the eighth school in the NESCAC to sponsor the sport. Jon Wilson, a PGA professional at Lyman Orchards, has been named the head coach of the program.
  • Fall Concussion Awareness Weekend – The Headway Foundation
    September 28, 2018
    This weekend Wesleyan’s fall teams will be dedicating their games to raising concussion awareness through The Headway Foundation.
  • Wesleyan Athletics Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class
    August 10, 2018
    Wesleyan University has announced its 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame class, which will be inducted Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 during Homecoming Weekend. The ninth class features James Carrier ’42, Phillip Rockwell ’65, Allison Palmer ’95, Jed Hoyer ’96, Flo Stueck ’96 and Herb Kenny.