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  • Drew Black to be Inducted into NEWA Hall of Fame on Sunday
    January 16, 2020
    Wesleyan wrestling head coach Drew Black will be inducted into the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Hall of Fame this Sunday, January 19 at 3:30 pm at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. The induction ceremony is in conjunction with the NEWA Dual Meet Championships.
  • Wesleyan Squash Defeated by Franklin & Marshall
    January 16, 2020
    The Wesleyan squash teams competed at Franklin & Marshall College Wednesday night. The 28th-ranked men’s team lost to the 12th-ranked Diplomats 9-0 while the 21st-ranked women’s squash team lost to 18th-ranked Franklin & Marshall 7-2.
  • Men's Basketball Loses on Buzzer-Beater at Johnson & Wales, 70-67
    January 14, 2020
    The Wesleyan men’s basketball team lost on a buzzer-beater Tuesday night when Nate Patenaude knocked down a fadeaway three from the corner as time expired to lift Johnson & Wales to a 70-67 victory.
  • Last Minute Goal Lifts Plattsburgh Past Wesleyan
    January 14, 2020
    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Plattsburgh State (5-8-1) scored with just 45 seconds remaining in regulation as Wesleyan (7-5-0) fell 3-2 on the road on Tuesday evening. Danny Sorabella led Wesleyan with one goal and one assist. 
  • Cardinals Dropped by No. 4 Amherst on the Road, 67-50
    January 14, 2020
    Caleigh Ryan dropped 21 points but the Wesleyan women’s basketball team lost to No. 4 Amherst on the road Tuesday night, 67-50. The Little Three contest did not count towards the NESCAC standings.
  • Wesleyan Defeated by Bates, 81-80
    January 12, 2020
    Gab Ravetz completed a four-point play with 11 seconds remaining to give Wesleyan the lead, but Kody Greehalgh of Bates drove to the basket and hit a contested layup before time expired to lift the Bobcats to an 81-80 victory on Sunday afternoon in Silloway Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Loses to Bates, 65-56
    January 12, 2020
    The Wesleyan women’s basketball team lost to Bates on the road Sunday afternoon, 65-56.
  • Cardinals Top Panthers 3-1
    January 11, 2020
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The Wesleyan men’s hockey team (7-5-0, 5-3-0) used a strong second period to top Middlebury 3-1 on the road on Saturday. Tyler Levine guided the Cardinals with a pair of goals in their The victory was the Cardinals sixth-straight over the Panthers (7-5-0, 5-3-0) as Tyler Levine led Wesleyan with a pair of tallies. 
  • Cardinals Host Little Three Championship
    January 11, 2020
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Little Three Championship on Saturday afternoon. Amherst won on the men’s side, snapping Williams’ 31-year streak with just two points, while the Ephs were victorious on the women’s side for the 35-straight year.
  • Women’s Squash Opens 2020 With 7-2 Win Over Colby
    January 11, 2020
    The 21st-ranked Wesleyan women’s squash team returned to action today for its first match of 2020 and the Cardinals made the most of it as they defeated No. 24 Colby on the road, 7-2.
  • Wesleyan Comes Up Short Against No. 10 Colby
    January 11, 2020
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s hockey team (6-4-1, 0-3-1) saw its comeback attempt fall short on Saturday as No. 10 Colby (8-1-2, 5-0-1) edged the Cardinals 2-1. The teams met on Friday evening and skated to a 2-2 draw.
  • Wesleyan Wrestling Competes at Budd Whitehill Duals
    January 11, 2020
    The Wesleyan wrestling team returned to action for the first time in 2020 as it competed at the two-day Budd Whitehill Duals hosted by Lycoming College. The Cardinals finished 15th overall in the 16-team field with 67 points.
  • Women’s Hockey Ties No. 10 Colby 2-2
    January 10, 2020
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s hockey team (6-3-1, 0-2-1) and No. 10 Colby (7-1-2, 4-0-1) skated to a 2-2 tie in their first game of a two-game homestand on Friday evening. The Cardinals took a 1-0 early edge and never trailed, as they extended their unbeaten streak to four. First-year Caroline Jenkins tallied the equalizer with her first career goal.
  • Men's Squash Defeated by No. 23 Colby, 9-0
    January 11, 2020
    The 28th-ranked Wesleyan men’s squash team returned to action on Saturday for the first time in over a month. The Cardinals were defeated on the road by No. 23 Colby, 9-0.
  • Men’s Hockey Falls at No. 13 Williams
    January 10, 2020
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Wesleyan men’s hockey team (6-4-0, 2-3-0) fell 4-2 at No. 13 Williams on Friday evening. The Cardinals mounted a comeback in the final frame, cutting their three-goal deficit to just one (3-2), but the Ephs (8-3-0, 6-1-0) tallied an empty netter with 38 seconds remaining to solidify the victory.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Tufts in NESCAC-Opener, 92-85
    January 10, 2020
    The Wesleyan men’s basketball team lost a difficult NESCAC-opener against Tufts on Friday night in Silloway Gymnasium as the Cardinals came up short, 92-85.
  • Cardinals Defeated by No. 1 Tufts on the Road, 78-60
    January 10, 2020
    The Wesleyan women’s basketball team opened its NESCAC schedule on the road against No. 1 Tufts and lost, 78-60. The Cardinals outscored the Jumbos 19-15 in the third quarter and trailed by eight with 10 minutes to play before the home team pulled away.
  • WAGD 2020 – What a Difference a Day Makes
    January 09, 2020
    The fourth annual Wesleyan Athletics Giving Days (WAGD) is quickly approaching! WAGD is a competitive fundraising initiative bringing together donors in support of Wesleyan Athletics. Athletic teams will compete for the greatest percentage of donor participation for their sport. At the end of the competition, the highest-scoring team – one men's and one women's – each wins $5,000 for their most critical needs. 
  • Wesleyan to Host Women in Sports Weekend in January
    January 07, 2020
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan University Athletic Department will be hosting a Women in Sports weekend in honor of National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Saturday and Sunday, January 25th-26th, 2020.
  • Walker Hits Clutch Free Throws as Wesleyan Defeats No. 15 Amherst, 79-77
    January 07, 2020
    With five seconds remaining in regulation, Antone Walker hit a pair of game-winning free throws to give the Wesleyan men’s basketball team a 79-77 win over Little Three archrival and No. 15 Amherst on Tuesday night in Silloway Gymnasium.
  • Women’s Hockey Downs Manhattanville 5-3
    January 07, 2020
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s hockey team (6-3-0) came from behind to down Manhattanville 5-3 on Tuesday afternoon. The Valiants (6-5-2) took a 3-1 lead in the first period, but the Cardinals scored four-straight goals to solidify the victory. 
  • Geneseo Rallies Down the Stretch to Defeat Wesleyan, 72-60
    January 05, 2020
    The Wesleyan women’s basketball team dropped a difficult non-conference game on Sunday to SUNY Geneseo in the Judy Pearson Memorial Tournament hosted by Babson, 72-60.
  • Wesleyan Eases Past Post 4-1
    January 04, 2020
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s hockey team opened the new year with a 4-1 victory over Post (6-14-0) on Saturday evening. The Cardinals are coming off of their best first-semester start since the 1998 season and carried the momentum into the new year as they improve to 5-3-0.   
  • Cardinals Win Codfish Bowl Tournament with 6-2 Triumph Over Beacons
    January 04, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Wesleyan men’s hockey team (6-3-0) triumphed 6-2 over UMass.-Boston to claim the 55th Annual Codfish Bowl Tournament on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Cardinals extend their win streak to four, while the Beacons (7-5-1) suffer their first loss of the new year. 
  • Swimming & Diving Opens 2020 With Meet at Hamilton
    January 04, 2020
    CLINTON, N.Y. – The Wesleyan men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened the new year with a dual meet at Hamilton on Saturday afternoon. The men’s team fell to the Continentals 137-124, while the women were topped by Hamilton 163-113.
  • Daouk Wins 125-Pound Title at Scott Viera Open
    January 04, 2020
    Amir Daouk was crowned the 125-pound champion on Saturday to lead the Wesleyan wrestling team at the Scott Viera Open hosted by Roger Williams. Daouk went 3-0 on the day to win the title while the Cardinals had three finalists on the day in the 10 weight classes.
  • Wesleyan Cruises in First Game of 2020, Defeats Mount Saint Vincent 89-66
    January 04, 2020
    Jordan James scored a game-high 22 points to help lead the Wesleyan men’s basketball team to its first win of 2020 as the Cardinals cruised past Mount Saint Vincent on Saturday afternoon in Silloway Gymnasium, 89-66.
  • Clark Hits Six Three-Pointers as Wesleyan Defeats Babson, 65-57
    January 04, 2020
    Maddie Clark, Marina Petruzzi, and Caleigh Ryan accounted for 52 of the team’s 65 points as they helped lead Wesleyan women’s basketball to a 65-57 win over Babson on Saturday afternoon during day one action of the Judy Pearson Memorial Tournament hosted by the Beavers.
  • Wesleyan Comes From Behind to Edge Fitchburg State 2-1 in Codfish Bowl Opener
    January 03, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Wesleyan men’s hockey team (5-3-0) opened the new year with a come from behind victory over Fitchburg State (6-3-1) in the first round of the 55th Annual Codfish Bowl Tournament on Friday afternoon. The Cardinals scored twice in the final period to edge the Falcons 2-1 and advance to the Championship game. With the loss, Fitchburg State will take on Albertus Magnus in the consolation game. 
  • Men's Basketball Cruises to 66-50 Win Over Gwynedd Mercy
    December 18, 2019
    The Wesleyan men’s basketball team closed out 2019 with a win on Wednesday night as the Cardinals defeated Gwynedd Mercy in the Hoopsmia Shootout, 66-50. Antone Walker led the team with 12 points while Jordan James registered a double-double with 11 and 11 rebounds.
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