Men’s Lacrosse Completes NESCAC Revenge Tour with Third Conference Title in Program History

May 6, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Sam Weitzman-Kurker, Sports Editors. Leave a Comment

Revenge is a dish best served cradling the NESCAC title. After missing the NESCAC Tournament last season for the first time in 21 years, the Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team mounted a comeback campaign for the ages, culminating in winning their third NESCAC Championship in program history and thier first since 2017. Following a stellar regular […]

Cultural Stereotypes in Professional Wrestling

May 6, 2024, by Oluchi Chukwuemeka, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Professional wrestlers never know who is going to be released from a company due to budget cuts or creative differences. You also never know who is going to add brilliance and spontaneity to a professional wrestling storyline. The intricate realities of wrestlers’ professional careers has a dark side: Many wrestlers of color feel uncomfortable in the workplace due to stereotypes […]

Serving Perfection: Women’s Tennis Continues Undefeated Season by Winning NESCAC Title

May 6, 2024, by Max Forstein, Assistant Sports Editor. 1 Comment

Perfection is no easy feat, but, looking at this year’s Wesleyan women’s tennis team, you might think otherwise. After a 15–0 regular season (10–0 NESCAC), the Cardinals defeated Hamilton, Williams, and Amherst en route to their fifth straight NESCAC Championship this weekend. With this championship, the Cards have tied with the Amherst women’s tennis program […]

Sam and Teddy’s Five Takeaways From the NFL Draft

May 2, 2024, by Sam Weitzman-Kurker, Teddy Benchley, Sports Editor, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The NFL draft never disappoints. Even in a year that was quite predictable, the Atlanta Falcons spiced things up with an unexpected pick, taking Michael Penix Jr. eighth overall. Sam and Teddy examine this selection and give four other key takeaways from last Thursday. #1: The Bears Look Scary  No better place to start than with […]

Play(er) of the Week: Olivia Lai ’23 MA ’24 Talks National Player of the Week, Postseason Hopes, and Staying Fearless

May 2, 2024, by Georgia Adams, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Olivia Lai ’23 MA ’24 is only in her third full season as a member of the Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team due to COVID-19, but that hasn’t stopped her from cementing herself as one of the most effective attackers in program history. Lai currently sits third all-time in career goals for the program, 25 goals […]

Wesleyan Women’s Crew Wins Little Three With New England Championships on Horizon

May 2, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Ethan Lee, Sports Editors. Leave a Comment

Last season, the Wesleyan women’s crew team finished strong, placing second in the NCAA Rowing Championships—the best finish in program history.  Coming into the fall, the Cardinals looked to build on recent success, beginning with the Riverfront Regatta on Oct. 1, where they placed sixth out of 25 teams. They followed that up with a fifth-place finish out […]

No. 1 Wesleyan Men’s Crew Wins Little Three and Looks Toward New England Championship

April 29, 2024, by Ethan Lee, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan men’s crew team came into this year confident after placing second in the IRA National Division III Championship Regatta last spring. The team had high expectations for itself, along with the power to meet those goals. “Last spring we did pretty well, so I think in the fall, we’re gonna keep that train going,” […]

Men’s Tennis Wraps Up Regular Season Strong, Looks Towards NESCAC Playoffs

April 29, 2024, by Max Forstein, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Last year, the men’s tennis team took a young roster and snuck into the NESCAC playoffs. All eight members of last year’s team returned this year with something to prove. Their roster now had the experience needed to challenge anyone in the NESCAC, and they competed in many close matches throughout the regular season. To […]

Wesleyan Men’s Lacrosse Returns to Their Winning Ways, Earns No. 2 Seed for NESCAC Tournament

April 25, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Ethan Lee, Sports Editors . Leave a Comment

When The Argus last caught up with the Wesleyan’s men’s lacrosse team, they had just captured their first Little Three title in six years with a clutch 12–11 victory over No. 15 nationally ranked Amherst. Since then, it’s only been up for the Cardinals as they’ve continued their winning ways and shown that they are […]

No. 3 Nationally Ranked Wesleyan Women’s Lacrosse Proves They’ve Got What It Takes

April 25, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Georgia Adams, Sports Editor, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan women’s lacrosse is on a roll, with no signs of slowing down. Currently, the Cardinals are on an eight-game winning streak, the longest in program history, as they continue to prove to their opponents why they are counted among the most impressive teams in the country. The streak began back on Saturday, April 6, […]

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