Athletics News

  • Mike Whalen ’83 and Jed Hoyer ’96 Attend Chicago Summer Sendoff Event
    August 16, 2017
    Wesleyan University Director of Athletics Mike Whalen ’83, and Chicago Cubs General Manager Jed Hoyer ’96 spoke at the Chicago Summer Sendoff event Tuesday night.
  • Track & Field Teams Earn All-Academic Team Honors; Three Cardinals Garner Individual Praise
    August 02, 2017
    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).
  • Historic 2016-17 Year in Review
    July 26, 2017
    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.
  • Matt Coyne '12 Named Defensive Coordinator; Sean Stanley Promoted
    August 03, 2017
    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.
  • Tara Berger ’19 Wins Gold Medal at 20th Maccabiah Games
    July 18, 2017
    Tara Berger ’19 of the Wesleyan University women’s basketball team represented the United States of America at the 20th Maccabiah Games, and helped guide the team to a Gold medal Sunday.
  • Danny Rubenstein ’17 Wins Gold Medal at 20th Maccabiah Games
    July 18, 2017
    Former Wesleyan University men’s soccer player Danny Rubenstein ’17, who graduated in May, won the Gold medal at the 20th Maccabiah Games Sunday as a member of the United States of America.
  • Six Cardinals Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
    July 26, 2017
    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.
  • Wesleyan Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Awards
    July 26, 2017
    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.
  • Michelson, Queenan Propel Vesper Boat Club to Seven National Titles
    July 24, 2017
    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.
  • Williams Named 2017 IWLCA Berkshire Region Coach of the Year
    July 12, 2017
    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.
  • Men’s Basketball Receives NABC Team Academic Excellence Award
    July 11, 2017
    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.
  • Kerrich Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention
    June 21, 2017
    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.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Coaching Staff Honored by IMLCA
    June 14, 2017
    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.
  • Chong Named DIII Honda Athlete of the Year Nominee for Tennis
    June 06, 2017
    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.
  • NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! Chong Defends Singles Title, Claims Doubles Crown with Yu
    May 27, 2017
    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.
  • Ted Bergman ’17 Named Top Goalie in Division III
    May 30, 2017
    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).
  • Women’s Varsity 8 Boat Finishes Sixth at NCAA Championships
    May 27, 2017
    The Wesleyan University women’s Varsity 8 boat competed in the V8 Grand Final at the 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships on Saturday, and finished sixth overall in the six-boat field.
  • Chong Advances to Singles Finals and Doubles Semifinals with Yu
    May 26, 2017
    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.
  • Women’s Varsity 8 Boat Advances to Grand Final at NCAA Championships
    May 26, 2017
    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.
  • Mike Fried Named Wilson/ITA Men’s Coach of the Year
    May 26, 2017
    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.
  • Chong and Yu Advance to Quarterfinals in Singles and Doubles Play
    May 25, 2017
    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.
  • Chen Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Individual Championships
    May 25, 2017
    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.
  • Seven Players Named All-Americans; Bergman and Stanton Earn First Team Honors
    May 24, 2017
    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.
  • Bergman Selected to play in USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Game
    May 24, 2017
    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.
  • No. 5 Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 3 CMS in NCAA Quarterfinals, Ending Historic Season
    May 22, 2017
    A historic 2017 season came to an end Monday night for the fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team as the Cardinals lost to No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the NCAA Quarterfinals, 5-0.
  • Historic 2017 Season Comes to an End for No. 4 Wesleyan; Loses to No. 2 RIT in NCAA Semifinals
    May 21, 2017
    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 Named IWLCA Second Team All-American
    May 18, 2017
    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.
  • 113 Cardinals Earn NESCAC Spring All-Academic Honors; Ten Named To All-Sportsmanship Team
    May 19, 2017
    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.
  • No. 4 Wesleyan to Face No. 2 RIT in NCAA Semifinals on Sunday
    May 19, 2017
    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).
  • Fried Named Northeast Coach of the Year; Chen Named Player to Watch
    May 18, 2017
    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.
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