I Won’t Stop Watching: Following NWSL After USWNT Hype

September 10, 2019, by Alessandra Viegas, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

One week into my summer internship in New York, I decided to take the morning off to attend the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) victory parade. I woke up at 6:30 a.m., put on my official USWNT jersey, and waited for my coworker to make her way from Bay Ridge to Battery Park. Our plan […]

Volleyball Conquers Season Opener, Beats Reigning NESCAC Champs

September 10, 2019, by Drew Kushnir, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Volleyball was frankly dominant in its return from hiatus, demolishing Rhode Island College (RIC), Wellesley College, and Bowdoin College on the team’s recent opening weekend. The 16th-ranked Cardinals cruised through one match on Friday and two on Saturday without dropping a single set, launching them into the season with a perfect 3–0 record. The season […]

Men’s Cross Country Looks to Reset Before Racing Into 2019

September 6, 2019, by Rocky D'Antonio, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

As a new season approaches, this year’s men’s cross country team is looking to make great strides. The 2018 team was up and down, with each step forward followed by a step back. After a season best 2:14:15 total time at the Inter-Regional Border Battle, the Cardinals finished 10th out of 11 teams at the […]

Women’s Cross Country Gains First-Year Students, Seeks Strong Season

September 6, 2019, by Annie Roach, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

While the start of classes has created the usual hectic campus buzz, the women’s cross country team has been training and preparing for their upcoming season with intensity and grit. The women arrived on campus for preseason last week and have been gearing up for a follow-up to last year’s all-around impressive performances. The indoor and […]

With Loss of Important Seniors, Returning Football Core Seeks New Identity

September 6, 2019, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Football will begin their 2019–2020 season on Saturday, Sept. 14 at home against NESCAC competitor Colby. The Red and Black had a mixed bag of results last season and come back hoping to take on more of the ’CAC this fall. While the team had some convincing wins against solid opponents like Middlebury and Williams in […]

NFL Pick ’Em: Previewing Each Division for 2019

September 5, 2019, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Rejoice, folks. This is the last issue of The Wesleyan Argus before the first NFL Sunday of the year. In just a few days, we’ll be able to relax, knowing that our beloved sport has officially returned. Before I get into this year’s NFL season, however, I need to address something. Last January, I predicted […]

Men’s Soccer Preps for Crowded ’CAC Schedule

September 3, 2019, by John Vernaglia, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

When assessing men’s soccer’s potential in the difficult field this upcoming season, the Cardinals’ 2018 winning stats alone do not give the full picture. The team is coming off a 4-11 overall record and a 2-8 record in conference play. Yet over 15 games, the Cards conceded only 18 goals, leading to a strong goals-against-average (GAA) of […]

Leger ’21 Previews English Premier League, Picks Liverpool to Win Table

September 3, 2019, by Jack Leger, Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

With fall comes the return of one of the most popular sports leagues on the planet: the English Premier League. While this may seem a bit niche, in 2015, NBC Sports inked a six-year agreement to give it Premier League rights, in a deal worth about $1 billion. With demographic trends pointing towards an increased […]

Women’s Golf Swings Into Inaugural Season

September 3, 2019, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The women’s golf team is swinging into the new year with an excited outlook: This is the first year in Wesleyan history that the team will compete as an individual women’s golf team—not as a co-ed part of the golf program. It is astounding growth for the program, considering that, just three years ago, the […]

Serving up Aces: Volleyball Returns to Play After Momentous 2018 Season

September 3, 2019, by Drew Kushnir, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

By any measure, Wesleyan volleyball had a momentous season last year. Not content with simply winning the Little Three, finishing second in the NESCAC standings, or taking an impressive 22-6 record (8-2 in conference), the Cardinals took the NCAA DIII Regional Championships in Providence by storm. Racking up wins in Rhode Island, Wesleyan would eventually […]

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