Volleyball Falls in NCAA Regionals, Faces Uncertainty Entering Offseason

November 22, 2019, by Drew Kushnir, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Volleyball’s historic season came to a premature end on Nov. 16, in a defeat against Ithaca College. No. 25-ranked Wesleyan was eliminated from NCAA contention in the second round of the Potsdam, N.Y. Regional division, by unranked Ithaca. After the Cardinals steamrolled through the regular season, had a strong showing in the NESCAC tournament, and […]

Gaita ’22 Defeats an All-American in Wrestling’s Return to the Mat

November 19, 2019, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Wrestling returned to the mat for their winter season this weekend with matchups at the Roger Williams Tournament. The Cardinals took 11th place out of 17 teams, compared to a fourth-place finish at the Tournament last year in a field of 12 teams. Sophomore Marco Gaita’s performance highlighted the day as he went 6-1. He […]

Men’s Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Regionals

November 19, 2019, by Rocky D'Antonio, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

This year, the men’s cross country team has struggled to land consistent performances. For every meet they finish at the back of the pack, there’s another with the Cardinals at the top of the food chain. Before this weekend, the last meet for the Red and Black was a disappointing last place finish at the NESCAC Championship. […]

Swim and Dive Kicks Off Season with Quad Meet, Sinking to Last Place

November 19, 2019, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan swim and dive splashed back into action this weekend with their first meet of the 2019–2020 winter season. Both teams competed in a quad meet among conference and non-conference foes alike, facing off against Tufts, Williams, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Tufts took top honors in the men’s and women’s competitions, while Williams took […]

Women’s Cross Country Recieves At-Large Bid to NCAA Championships

November 18, 2019, by Annie Roach, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s cross-country team earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships this weekend, a feat that the Cardinals haven’t accomplished in years—not since the current seniors joined the Wesleyan roster. On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Wesleyan women’s cross-country team competed at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Championships. The 6K race took place […]

Cheating in Sports: Getting Real After the Astros’ Scandal

November 15, 2019, by John Vernaglia, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

For as long as sports have been around, athletes have done anything they can to try to get a competitive advantage. However, the line between competition and cheating becomes blurry at times, as the Houston Astros scandal has recently shown us. First broken by The Athletic, the story has quickly captured the baseball world. Former […]

Men’s Hockey Optimistic for Season, Returns All-Americans Sestak and Harris

November 15, 2019, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

After a historic 2018-19 campaign that saw a program record for wins, the men’s hockey team is looking to continue that success this season as they return to action tonight. The Cards have been working hard for the last few weeks during their preseason practices, and now they finally get to kick off their season at […]

Men’s and Women’s Squash Set for Success after Productive Offseason

November 15, 2019, by John Vernaglia, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Note: Annie Roach ’22 is a Staff Writer for The Argus. The women’s and men’s squash teams are coming off of decent campaigns in the 2018–19 season that showed significant improvement from years past. The women’s team had impressive matches in both the NESCAC tournament and Walker Cup, while the men’s squad had a strong showing […]

Volleyball Loses in NESCAC Semifinals, Continues Season with NCAA Bid

November 15, 2019, by Drew Kushnir, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Despite a historic 19–3 season, volleyball has finished with mixed results in its last three matches. Coming off an 11-game undefeated stretch that included seven conference wins, the Cardinals lost their Senior Day matchup and regular season finale against Ithaca College. Moving into the NESCAC playoffs, Wesleyan easily handled Bates before surprisingly falling to Bowdoin […]

Resilience, Rivalry, and Reward: An Interview with Field Hockey’s Coach Kemp

November 12, 2019, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan field hockey finished its fall season earlier this month with a loss against Conn. College, dropping them to a 5-10 record overall and a 1-10 conference record. Despite this difficult record, the Cardinals conclude their fall run with much improvement and success, battling through the season with a slew of hard-fought games decided by […]

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