The Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field programs were named 2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams, while Molly Schassberger ’17, Jenny Aguiar ’19 and Casey Rothschild ’20 were named All-Academic Individuals, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
The 2016-17 campaign will go do in the record books as one of the most successful years in Wesleyan Athletics history. Several programs notched their best seasons ever, while breaking numerous records in the process. In all, the Cardinals claimed two national championships, five Little Three titles, one NESCAC Championship, one semifinal appearance and one quarterfinal appearance en route to the No. 50 ranking out of 324 Division III schools in the Learfield Directors' Cup – Wesleyan's highest ranking since the standings were introduced in 1993-94.
The Wesleyan University football team added a new member to its coaching staff, as former player Matt Coyne ’12 returns to the program to serve as the Defensive Coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator and Linebackers Coach for the 2017 season. In addition, Sean Stanley has been promoted to Run Game Coordinator and Defensive Line Coach.
Six members of the Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse team were honored on the 2017 IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll for their performance in the classroom. To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or great.
Six members of the Wesleyan University women’s tennis team, and four members of the men’s squad were named 2017 Division III Scholar Athletes, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). In addition, both the men’s and women’s tennis programs earned All-Academic Team honors.
Assistant coach Trevor Michelson ’13 of Wesleyan University men’s crew, as well as former tri-captain Mike Queenan ’17, recently helped guide the Vesper Boat Club Lightweight Men to seven national titles at the 2017 USRowing Club National Championships in Ohio.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse head coach Kim Williams was honored by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Association (IWLCA) today, as she was named the 2017 Berkshire Region Coach of the Year following a historic season.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) for its outstanding academic achievement as a team, as it earned the 2016-17 Team Academic Excellence Award.
For the second year in a row, Zoe Kerrich '18 of the Wesleyan University women's swimming & diving team has been named a College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Honorable Mention. In addition, both the men's and women's swimming & diving teams were named Scholar All-America teams.
Following a historic 2017 season, the Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse coaching staff was recognized by the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA), and was named the Northeast Region Coaching Staff of the Year.
For the third consecutive year, Eudice Chong ’18 of the Wesleyan University women’s tennis team was named the Division III Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for tennis, as announced by Executive Director Chris Voelz of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) presented by Honda.
Eudice Chong ’18 of the Wesleyan University women’s tennis team swept the 2017 NCAA Division III Individual Championships Saturday, as she claimed her third consecutive singles title and later won her first doubles crown alongside Victoria Yu ’19. Chong is the first Division III women’s tennis player since 2004 to win both the singles and doubles championship in the same year.
Senior Ted Bergman of the Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team was recognized as the top goalie in all of Division III, as he was named the Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award Outstanding Goalie by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).
Eudice Chong ’18 of the Wesleyan University women’s tennis team returns to the NCAA Division III Singles Championship following two convincing wins on Friday, while Victoria Yu ’19 reached the semifinals. In addition, the duo advanced to the doubles semifinals with a commanding win in the quarterfinal round later in the day.
For the second consecutive season, the Wesleyan University women’s Varsity 8 boat will have a chance at a national title as the Cardinals advanced to the Grand Final by taking first overall in the Repechage on Friday evening.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2017 Division III National Award Winners, and named Wesleyan University head tennis coach Mike Fried the Wilson/ITA Men’s Coach of the Year following a historic season for the Cardinals.
Eudice Chong ’18 and Victoria Yu ’19 of the Wesleyan University women’s tennis team excelled in Day 1 action at the 2017 NCAA Division III Individual Championships as they each advanced to the quarterfinals in singles play, while also reaching the quarterfinals as a doubles tandem.
Steven Chen ’18 of the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team won his first match in the 2017 NCAA Division III Individual Championships to earn All-America honors, before losing in the Round of 16 to end a spectacular junior campaign.
The Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team continues to break program records in 2017 as the Cardinals put seven players on the USILA/Nike All-America Teams, including two First Team selections in senior goalie Ted Bergman and junior attack Harry Stanton.
Senior goalie Ted Bergman of the Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team has been selected to play in the 2017 Division III USILA/Nike North-South Game on Friday, May 26. The senior all-star game will be played on Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College, beginning at 3 p.m.
The No. 4 Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team lost to No. 2 RIT in the 2017 NCAA Division III Semifinals on Sunday, 22-9. Harry Stanton ’18 scored five of the team’s nine goals, while Chad Levick recorded 10 points (7g, 3a) and Ryan Lee added nine (5g, 4a) for the Tigers, who advance to the championship game and will play No. 1 Salisbury for the title on Sunday, May 28 at Gillette Stadium.
Caroline Sgaglione ’19 of the No. 16 Wesleyan University women’s lacrosse team was named a 2017 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Second Team All-American, as announced by the IWLCA.
HADLEY, Mass. – 113 Wesleyan University student-athletes were honored for their excellence in the classroom when the NESCAC announced its 2017 Spring All-Academic Team Friday afternoon, while ten others were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
For the third time in program history, the Wesleyan University men’s lacrosse team has advanced to the Final Four following a thrilling 14-13 win over No. 3 Bates College in the 2017 NCAA Division III Quarterfinals. The Cardinals (20-1) – ranked No. 4 in the USILA/NIKE Coaches Poll – will travel to Rochester, N.Y. to face No. 2 RIT (19-2) in the national semifinals on Sunday, May 21 at 1 p.m. The winner advances to the championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. on Sunday, May 28, and will play the winner of No. 1 Salisbury (20-1)/No. 7 Denison (18-1).
Wesleyan University men’s tennis head coach Mike Fried was named the 2017 Division III Northeast Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year, while Steven Chen ’18 was named the ITA Player to Watch, as announced Thursday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.