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  • Osborn and Quintana of Women’s Crew Named All-Americans
    July 11, 2019
    Sarah Osborn and Allison Quintana of Wesleyan women’s crew have been named All-Americans by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA). Osborn was named to the First Team, while Quintana earned Second Team laurels. In all, only 18 athletes in Division III earned the prestigious honor.
  • 16 Cardinals Named National Scholar-Athletes by CRCA
    July 09, 2019
    Sixteen members of Wesleyan University women's crew were named National Scholar-Athletes by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) for the 2019 season.
  • Barker, Hawthorne and Malinowski Named Scholar All-Americans
    July 08, 2019
    Christian Barker, Carter Hawthorne and Chad Malinowski of the Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team were named 2019 Division III Scholar All-Americans by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). 
  • Five Members of Women’s Swimming & Diving Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-American Team
    July 08, 2019
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Sophia Antonio, Mengmeng Gibbs, Grace Middleton, Hannah O’Halloran and Maela Whitcomb of the Wesleyan women’s swimming and diving team were named to the 2019 CSCAA Scholar All-American team as announced by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). The award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 of higher and competed at their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. The organization recognized 1,221 swimmers and divers from 190 colleges and universities across all Divisions.
  • Wesleyan Swimming & Diving Teams Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
    June 25, 2019
    Colorado Springs, CO – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) named the Wesleyan University men's and women's swimming and diving teams to its Scholar All-America team for the Spring 2019 Semester.  A record 480 institutions were named to the list, highlighted by St. Andrews’s women's GPA of 3.35.
  • Victoria Yu Selected To Represent the NESCAC for Woman of the Year with Tufts’ Doolan
    June 20, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Victoria Yu of the Wesleyan women’s tennis team, along with Colleen Doolan of Tufts, were selected to represent the NESCAC as nominees for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
  • Tim Sestak & Victoria Yu Honored by CoSIDA with Academic All-America Accolades
    June 19, 2019
    AUSTIN, Texas – Tim Sestak ’20 of the Wesleyan men’s ice hockey team and Victoria Yu ’19 of the women’s tennis team were earned Google Cloud Academic All-America honors as selected by the College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The Academic All-American At-Large Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletics and in the classroom.
  • Wesleyan Continues its Rise, Ranks No. 14 in Final Directors' Cup Standings
    June 12, 2019
    The bar continues to rise for Wesleyan Athletics as the Cardinals finished 14th overall out of 338 schools that registered points in the 2018-19 Division III Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup standings. Wesleyan, following another historic spring season, recorded its highest finish ever in the 24th annual Directors' Cup with a total of 602 points. It is now the fifth straight season in which the Cardinals have moved up the standings, continuing their climb to be one of the top Division III athletic programs in the country.
  • Five Cardinals Named to IMLCA All-Region Team
    June 18, 2019
    Five members of the Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) All-Region Team (Northeast). Otto Bohan earned First Team honors, while Christian Barker, Ronan Jacoby, Colin Malarchuk, and Sean Penney were named to the Second Team.
  • Twenty-Five Cardinals Named to NIRC All-Academic Team
    June 17, 2019
    Twenty-five members of Wesleyan University crew were honored by the National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) recently as they were named to the 2019 NIRC All-Academic Team.
  • Four Women's Lacrosse Players Named IWLCA All-Americans
    June 10, 2019
    The Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team set another program record as four Cardinals were named All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). Abigail Horst, Abby Manning, and Caroline Sgaglione were all named First Team selections, while Allegra Grant received Second Team honors.
  • Yeung & Yu Sisters Named All-Americans
    June 07, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Venia Yeung, Kristina Yu and Victoria Yu of the No. 1 Wesleyan women’s tennis team earned All-American honors as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Thursday evening. 
  • Finkelman, Lilienthal & Roji Earn All-American Honors
    June 07, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Andrew Finkelman and doubles tandem Noah Lilienthal and Adrian Roji of the No. 6 Wesleyan men’s tennis team earned All-American honors as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Thursday evening.
  • Victoria Yu Selected to Represent the NESCAC As An NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
    June 07, 2019
    HADLEY, Mass. – Victoria Yu of the Wesleyan women’s tennis team was selected as one of seven women to represent the NESCAC as an NCAA Woman of the Year nominee. The NCAA Woman of the Year Award honors graduating student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership. A committee of conference administrators will select the NESCAC’s representative for the award on June 17th, while the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year will be announced on October 20th in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Wesleyan Claims Fourth at NCAA Rowing Championships
    June 01, 2019
    Wesleyan women's crew recorded its best finish in program history at the NCAA Division III Rowing Championships as it finished fourth overall as a team this weekend at the Indianapolis Rowing Center in Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Ali Paquette Honored by CoSIDA with National Feature Story of the Year Award
    May 31, 2019
    Athletic Communications Assistant Ali Paquette of Wesleyan University was honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for her 'We Are Wes' feature story on Cardinals' superfan Brian O'Rourke of O'Rourke's Diner in Middletown. Paquette's piece was chosen as the national winner of the general feature story category in CoSIDA's Fred Stabley, Sr. Writing Contest.
  • Aguiar & Uzamere Earn USTFCCA All-Region Honors
    May 30, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Jenny Aguiar and Ivie Uzamere of the Wesleyan women’s track and field team were represented on the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region team, as announced by the committee following the conclusion of the regular season. The top-five individuals in every event from each region earned All-Region distinction, in addition to all members of the region’s top-three relay teams.
  • Three Cardinals Collect USTFCCA All-Region Accolades
    May 30, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Kevin DeLoughry, Andrew McCracken and Kevin McMorrow of the Wesleyan men’s track and field team were represented on the United Stats Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region squads, as announced by the committee following the conclusion of the regular season. The top-five individuals in every event from each region earned All-Region distinction, in addition to all members of the region’s top-three relay teams.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Places Seven on NEILA All-Academic Team
    May 30, 2019
    Seven members of the Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team were honored by the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) as they were named to the 2019 NEILA All-Academic Team.
  • McCracken of Men’s Track & Field Earns Google Cloud Academic All-District Honors
    May 30, 2019
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Andrew McCracken of the Wesleyan men’s track and field team was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country First Team as announced by CoSIDA. The 2018-19 awards are selected by CoSIDA and recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletics and in the classroom.
  • Women’s Crew Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Championships
    May 14, 2019
    The fifth-ranked Wesleyan University women's crew earned an at-large bid to the 2019 NCAA Division III Rowing Championships, which will be held May 31-June 1 at the Indianapolis Rowing Center in Indianapolis, Ind. with Indiana University and the Indiana Sports Corporation serving as hosts.
  • Jordan Bonner Named to NABC Give Back Team
    May 29, 2019
    Jordan Bonner ’19 of the Wesleyan men’s basketball team has been named to the 2019 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Give Back Team, which recognizes men’s college basketball student-athletes for outstanding community service.
  • Chong ’18 & Yeung ’22 To Compete in ITF World Tennis Tour in Hong Kong
    May 29, 2019
    HONG KONG, China – First-year Venia Yeung and Eudice Chong ’18 of the Wesleyan women’s tennis program will compete in the 2019 ITF World Tennis Tour in Hong Kong, China this week. The ITF World Tennis Tour serves as a player pathway between the junior game and the elite levels of professional tennis. Yeung and Chong will both compete in the singles’ main draw of 32 beginning around 11:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, while the two will also compete in the main draw of 16 doubles on Thursday.
  • Wesleyan Doubles Duo Wraps Up Historic Season With Runner-Up Finish in Title Match
    May 26, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Wesleyan men’s tennis tandem of Noah Lilienthal and Adrian Roji wrapped up their historic season on Sunday evening in the NCAA Doubles Championship match. In their first appearance in the NCAA Doubles competition, the tandem triumphed over Johns Hopkins in the first round, Skidmore in the Quarterfinals and WashU in the Semifinals, before eventually falling to NESCAC rival Bowdoin in the title match. Lilienthal and Roji were the first men’s Cardinal duo to ever compete in the NCAA Doubles Championship, as they conclude the season with a 17-3 overall record.
  • Kim Williams Selected to Coach at the 2019 IWLCA Senior All-Star Game
    May 29, 2019
    Wesleyan women’s lacrosse head coach Kim Williams has been selected by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) to coach the Division III South Team at the 2019 Senior All-Star Game.
  • Yeung Concludes Stellar Rookie Campaign With NCAA Singles Runner-Up Finish
    May 26, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Venia Yeung of the Wesleyan women’s tennis team concluded her stellar rookie campaign earning a runner-up finish in the 2019 NCAA Division III Singles Championship on Sunday. Yeung fell to Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico of Emory 6-4, 6-3 in the title match, which was the pair’s second meeting of the year. Despite the loss, Yeung wraps up her first-year with a team National Championship title, All-America honors in singles and a 13-3 overall record from the spring season. National Champion Gonzalez-Rico finishes the year 30-5 with four of her five losses coming to Division I players.
  • Lilienthal & Roji Advance to an NCAA Semifinal Doubles Match With Quarterfinal Victory
    May 25, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Wesleyan men’s tennis tandem of Noah Lilienthal and Adrian Roji topped Skidmore’s Noah Williamson and JT Wynne in an NCAA Quarterfinal matchup on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Cardinal tandem advances to the NCAA Semifinal Doubles match and will face the winners of WashU/Mary Washington at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.
  • First-year Yeung Tops No. 2 CMS Player to Advance to NCAA Championship Singles Match
    May 25, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A trio of Wesleyan women’s tennis players competed on day two of the NCAA Individual Championships on Saturday. Victoria Yu and Venia Yeung began the day in singles, where Yeung advanced to the semifinals, before triumphing over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps No. 2 to advance to the NCAA Championship match. On Sunday, Yeung will face Ysabel Gonzalez-Rico of Emory in the title match at 12:00 p.m. Senior Yu and her sister Kristina Yu concluded their doubles career together. 
  • Historic 2019 Season Ends in NCAA Semifinals as No. 8 Wesleyan Falls to No. 3 Middlebury
    May 25, 2019
    A historic 2019 season came to an end Saturday for the Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team as the eighth-ranked Cardinals lost to No. 3 Middlebury in the NCAA Semifinals, 16-8, on the campus of Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Va.
  • Yeung & Yu Advance to Singles Quarterfinal, Yu Sisters To Compete in Doubles Quarterfinal
    May 24, 2019
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Three members of the Wesleyan women’s tennis team began competition in the 2019 NCAA Individual Championship on Friday. Victoria Yu and Venia Yeung won in the round of 32 and 16 to advance to a Quarterfinal match on Saturday, while Kristina Yu wrapped up her singles campaign falling in the first round. In doubles, the Yu sisters were victorious 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the Quarterfinals on Saturday. 
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