Swim and Dive Teams Dominate Connecticut Cup With Stellar Diving Performances

December 3, 2018, by Nicholas Keating, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s swim and dive teams competed in the Connecticut Cup here at Wesleyan. Across the board, many Cardinals put up brilliant performances, good enough for a third place finish for both squads. For the women, Talia Lanckton ’22, Erin Angell ’19 and Sarah Goldman ’21 swept first, second […]

Men’s and Women’s Hockey Both Above .500 in Early Season Action

December 3, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Men’s Hockey The men’s hockey team is off to a 3-2-1 start with a 3-0-1 conference record after wins over Hamilton and a tie against Amherst this past weekend. The Cards opened up their home conference schedule by tying Amherst 1-1 and beating Hamilton 5-2. In the game against Amherst, Sean Ross ’19 scored the […]

Men’s Basketball Drops Little Three Matchup to Williams

December 3, 2018, by Drew Kushnir, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s basketball team continued their up-and-down season this past week, defeating Farmingdale State University on the road this past Wednesday before losing to No. 2 Williams at home last Saturday. Although disappointed by the defeat to a Little Three rival, the team is confident it can learn from the loss and is excited to have […]

Gorman ’19 Leads Cardinals to Close Win With 17 Points

December 3, 2018, by Alissa Dobrinsky, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

On Saturday, the women’s basketball team continued their win streak by defeating Marywood University 63-57. The Cardinals now stand at 3-1 this season. Wesleyan started the game strong, leading 19-9 at the end of the first quarter, and played a consistently solid game. The second quarter was fast-paced and thrilling to watch. Olivia Gorman ’19 […]

The Ultimate Q&A: Vicious Circles Talks All Things Frisbee

November 29, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The fall season might be over, but that doesn’t mean The Argus can’t highlight an important fall sporting avenue on campus: ultimate frisbee. An incredibly “college” activity, ultimate frisbee is very prevalent on the University’s campus, especially among students looking for fun extracurriculars. The University has three main ultimate teams: the men’s team, the women’s team, and […]

The New Age of NFL Quarterbacks: Martin ’21 Talks the Evolution of Football’s Most Important Position

November 29, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Consider the transformation of elite quarterbacks in the league. Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, and Tom Brady ran the table from the early to mid 2000s. While these quarterbacks are different in many respects, they’re all considered quality pocket passers. Favre is a bit of an anomaly, however, with his ability to scramble and make throws […]

Wrestling Starts Hot: Forys ’20 Named Most Outstanding Wrestler at Doug Parker Invite

November 29, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

In this month’s wrestling events, the Cardinals sent a powerful message as they fought their way to a fourth-place finish in the season-opening tournament at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 10. The Cardinals collected as many as 96 points, behind only the wrestling powerhouse Johnson & Wales University (153.5), host Roger Williams University (132), […]

Women’s Basketball Wins Two of Three to Open Season, Berger ’19 Named NESCAC Player of the Week

November 26, 2018, by Alissa Dobrinsky, Contributing Writer . Leave a Comment

Basketball season is in full swing, and the women’s team is off to a strong start. There have been three games this season, and although Wesleyan started with a 69-61 loss against Cabrini University at Swarthmore College on Nov. 16, they made it up the next day beating Swarthmore on the road 82-59. Then, the […]

Volleyball’s Historic Run Ends in Quarterfinals of NCAA Tournament

November 26, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The volleyball team’s magical run finally came to an end. The Cardinals were defeated in the NCAA National Quarterfinals by Juniata College in Pittsburgh, Penn. The battle was a tough, five-set match. The score of the match was 20-25, 25-13, 18-25, 25-22, 15-12. The Cardinals won the first and third sets, and they were also leading […]

EFL Clubs Change Tradition and Unite for Rainbow Laces

November 26, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

It is official: Football’s fight against homophobia might have reached a tipping point. About 10 days ago (Nov. 14), The Football Association (FA) in England announced that all 72 member clubs of the English Football League (EFL), including the Premier League, would unite in their support of LGBTQ inclusivity by turning pitchside equipment rainbow colored. […]

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