Wes Football Tops Bates With Little Three Face-Off Against Amherst on Deck

October 16, 2017, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This week’s victory over Bates improved the Cards’ football record to 4-1 and extended their winning streak to four straight games. After a strong showing last week against Colby, the Red and Black was a bit lackadaisical to start Saturday’s contest against Bates, as it quickly fell behind, but that didn’t last long. Wesleyan managed to cut […]

Wes Volleyball Crushes Colby, Loses to Bates

October 16, 2017, by Rose Griffin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Vacationland did not quite live up to its name for the volleyball team this weekend. The Cardinals headed north, to Maine, and even though the Maine Tourism Board might lead you to believe otherwise, it wasn’t all lobsters and L.L. Bean: it was mostly volleyball. The team faced the Colby Mules in Waterville on Friday night […]

Cross Country Falls at Little Three

October 16, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Williamstown, Mass. this past Saturday, Oct. 14 to face off at the annual Little Three Championship. Despite individual successes, both teams found themselves at the bottom of the barrel as the day came to a close. The Red and Black’s third-place finish, behind Williams and Amherst, […]

Chong ’18 and Yu ’19 Dominate ITA Oracle Cup in Georgia

October 16, 2017, by Cormac Chester, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

For a small liberal arts school, Wesleyan sure knows how to recruit top athletes. This year, both football and volleyball have had very successful seasons, but no Wesleyan athlete’s sports career has been as spectacular as that of senior Eudice Chong’s. She is a three-time defending national singles champion and the defending doubles champion with […]

Field Hockey Whips Wheaton, Ends Losing Streak

October 13, 2017, by Zoë Kaplan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

After nearly a month and seven games, Wesleyan field hockey ended their losing streak with a win against Wheaton College on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Before facing off against the Wheaton Thunder, the Cardinals took a trip all the way up to Clinton, N.Y. to take on Hamilton, ranked fifth in the NESCAC and ninth nationally. […]

Struggling Soccer Squads Pursue NESCAC Dreams With Weekend Matches Vs. Williams Looming

October 13, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan men’s and women’s soccer teams find themselves in eerily similar situations. Both teams are in the bottom half of the NESCAC standings and are desperately trying to claw and scratch their way into the conference tournament. In order to do so, both teams must finish the season among the top eight. It certainly […]

Former NFL Coach Eric Mangini ’94 talks Wesleyan, Super Bowls, and Kaepernick

October 13, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Eric Mangini graduated from Wesleyan in 1994 and was a coach in the NFL for nearly twenty years. In this wide-ranging interview, Mangini, now an analyst for Fox Sports, discusses his fondest Wesleyan memories, his favorite Super Bowl victory, his stance on Colin Kaepernick, and his thoughts on the current state of the NFL.   […]

The Word of Wertime: The Search for GOATs

October 13, 2017, by Tobias Wertime, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

GOAT. The Greatest of All Time. This is a concept that many sports are familiar with. Most major sports journalists all over the world have attempted to devise their own ranking systems. Inevitably, however, each sport evaluated is torn apart by opposing sides in search of their greatest historical player. In some cases, a sole […]

Hot Takes With Hogan: Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks

October 9, 2017, by Kelly Hogan, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

No other player, in any sport, has as much influence on their team’s success as an NFL quarterback. This is why a dozen quarterbacks make north of $20 million per season, while no player from any other position does so. This is why the Bears mortgaged their future in trading up to take Mitchell Trubisky […]

Volleyball Improves to 15-1 With Huge Weekend Ahead in Maine

October 9, 2017, by Rose Griffin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

It was a stressful weekend to be a Wesleyan volleyball fan. The team faced off against Union College on Friday night and then Middlebury on Saturday afternoon, and their opponents did not make it an easy road trip. On Friday night, the team traveled to Schenectady, N.Y., to compete against the Dutchmen of Union College, […]

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