Eudice Chong ’18 Named DIII Athlete of the Year

June 15, 2018, by Cormac Chester, Opinion Editor. 1 Comment

Eudice Chong ’18, a recent graduate and four-year linchpin of women’s tennis, was announced this week as winner of the prestigious Division III Honda Athlete of the Year award. Chong won the award this year after having been nominated for the prize all four years at Wesleyan. “It is such an amazing honor to be […]

Men’s Lax Wins First National Championship

May 27, 2018, by Connor Aberle, Arts & Culture Editor. 1 Comment

On Wednesday, May 23, senior lacrosse players attended a private graduation ceremony. Then, as their friends walked across the stage on the following Sunday with their mortarboards, those select Cardinals were on a much bigger stage—the national lacrosse championship. The squad dethroned the two-time defending champion, Salisbury University, by a score of 8-6 to claim the […]

Women’s Tennis Earns At-Large Bid, Men’s Season Comes to Close

May 7, 2018, by Cormac Chester, Opinion Editor. 1 Comment

After a short, but nonetheless difficult, spring the regular season for the women’s and men’s tennis teams has finally come to a close, with the imminent postseason rearing its ugly, yet tempting, head. Closing their regular season out with a dominant win-loss record of 11-2, the fifth-ranked women’s team fell in the semifinals of the […]

Cards Sprint (and Run, and Jump) to Individual Success at Championships

May 7, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan women’s and men’s track teams sprinted back into action over the past few weeks with two important meets. While most sports teams are wrapping up their seasons, these track and fielders are still running, throwing, and jumping strong with the NCAA Division III Championship meet looming.  First up was NESCAC Championship, hosted at ’CAC neighbor […]

Baseball Battles for Third NESCAC Title

May 7, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The baseball team finished up its regular season last weekend and will head into the NESCAC Tournament as the number-two seed from the West. Though the team did not end its regular season on a high note, its players have shown more than enough growth to carry them toward another NESCAC title. The team first traveled to Williamstown […]

A Dark Stain on the Beautiful Game: Examining FIFA’s Checkered History

May 7, 2018, by Tobias Wertime, Staff Writer. Comments Off on A Dark Stain on the Beautiful Game: Examining FIFA’s Checkered History

As you are surely counting down the days this summer until you return to Foss Hill again, the world’s most-watched sporting event will appear on television screens near you. No, not the Olympics, or the Super Bowl. Instead, it’s the FIFA World Cup, which will be played in Russia. It may not seem this way […]

Women’s Lacrosse Nervously Awaits Potential NCAA Bid

May 4, 2018, by Kevin Le, Owen Sullivan, Staff Writers. Leave a Comment

After a victory on Senior Day against Hamilton, women’s lacrosse went on the road, traveling all the way to eastern Connecticut. The team showed their dominance over the Conn College Camels with a 14-11 victory on Wednesday, April 25. With the win over their in-state NESCAC rival, the women ended their regular season with a 10-5 […]

Golf Spring Season Ends in Disappointment

May 4, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The men’s and women’s golf teams concluded their seasons this past weekend at the Middlebury Invitational and the Williams Women’s Invitational, respectively. The short spring season kicked off a week prior at the Williams Spring Invitational on Saturday, April 21. It was there that Zachary Lambros B.A. ’17 M.A. ’18 led the Cardinals’ shooting with […]

Softball Looks to Carry Momentum into NESCAC Tournament

May 4, 2018, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

“Softball is an outdoor sport…we want to be outside,” said Jennifer Lane, the Cardinals’ head coach. There’s no blaming Lane or the team for their complaints, as they have had eight games rescheduled and another two canceled, as well as numerous indoor practices in the 2018 season as a result of the weather. Despite the weather-based […]

Men’s Lacrosse Rides Wave to NESCAC Semifinals, Looks to Best Ephs

May 3, 2018, by Connor Aberle, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

The postseason is underway and the Cardinals are flapping their wings, preparing for takeoff. Last week, I expressed doubt about the strength of men’s lacrosse considering the new players. This week, my fears were put to rest. The Red and Black soundly defeated the Bates Bobcats to advance past the first round of the NESCAC […]

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