Men’s Lacrosse Wins Little Three Ahead of Matchup With Tufts

April 4, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Sam Weitzman-Kurker, Sports Editors. Leave a Comment

Coming off a frustrating 2023 campaign in which the Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team failed to qualify for the NESCAC Tournament for the first time in 21 years, the team entered this season determined to right their wrongs. “Last year was a really tough year for us,” captain and defender Charlie Silver ’25 said. “So it […]

Play(er) of the Week: James Marsden ’26 Talks Early Baseball Memories, Spring Hot Streak, and the Cardinals’ Winning Mentality

March 28, 2024, by Ethan Lee, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

In Play(er) of the Week, we seek to highlight Wesleyan athletes or parts of games that deserve extra attention. James Marsden ’26 is a center fielder and pitcher for the Wesleyan men’s baseball team. Marsden recently won the NESCAC Player of the Week award for his performances during the Cardinals’ spring trip to Tucson, Ariz., and helped […]

Wesleyan Men’s Ice Hockey Closes Out Season and Looks to Bright Future

March 4, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Sports Editor. 2 Comments

Last year ended in mixed emotions for the Cardinals. The men’s ice hockey team earned their first ever NESCAC regular season title and the #1 seed in the NESCAC Tournament. But their season came to an abrupt close with a shocking 3–4 defeat to Williams in the first round. Coming into this year, the Cardinals looked […]

Play(er) of the Week: Jenna Stevens ’24 Talks Beginnings in Hockey, Locker Room Soccer, and NESCAC Defensive Player of the Year

March 4, 2024, by Audrey Nelson, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

In Play(er) of the Week, we seek to highlight Wesleyan athletes or parts of games that deserve extra attention.  Jenna Stevens ’24, a defender on the Wesleyan women’s ice hockey team, won high NESCAC honors last week. In addition to being the program’s first defender named to First Team All-NESCAC, she is the team’s first-ever […]

Play(er) of the Week: Fritz Bretall ’25 Talks Mindset for Swimming, School Records, and Intramural Basketball

February 29, 2024, by Sam Weitzman-Kurker, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

In Play(er) of the Week, we seek to highlight Wesleyan athletes or parts of games that deserve extra attention. Fritz Bretall ’25, a swimmer on the Wesleyan men’s swimming and diving team, broke the school record in the 50-yard backstroke on Friday, Feb. 23 in the NESCAC Championships with a time of 23.76 seconds. The next day, Bretall […]

A Policy of Inaction: NFL Fails To Condemn Gun Violence Following Kansas City Shooting

February 29, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, what was supposed to be one of the most celebratory days of the year for the Kansas City Chiefs turned into one of the most devastating.  Six years to the day after 17 people were murdered in the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history in Parkland, Fla., one person was killed […]

Highlighting Black Athletes: Imani Ochieng ’25 Talks Team Values, Season Highlights, and Identity in Sports

February 26, 2024, by Oluchi Chukwuemeka, Sports Editor. 10 Comments

In the last segment of “Highlighting Black Athletes,” we are featuring a top player from the Wesleyan women’s field hockey team: defender Imani Ochieng ’25. For her outstanding performance this past season, she earned First Team All-NESCAC honors and was also recently named one of the team captains for the upcoming season. The Argus sat […]

Wesleyan Men’s Basketball Finishes Season Optimistic for Future

February 26, 2024, by Ethan Lee, Max Forstein, Sports Editor, Assistant Sports Editor. 2 Comments

On Jan. 27, Wesleyan men’s basketball took on Hamilton, looking to break a three-game skid and take the next step toward the playoffs. Wesleyan came into the match 11–8 overall and 2–3 in conference, and with pressure mounting from other NESCAC teams, finishing the weekend with a win was all-important. Neither team could figure out […]

Wesleyan Women’s Squash Wins Walker Cup, Finishes Nationally Ranked

February 22, 2024, by Sam Weitzman-Kurker, Georgia Adams, Sports Editor, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan women’s squash team capped off an impressive season with a historic win at the Walker Cup in Philadelphia. This success started months earlier, in the preseason. The team had high expectations for the season and was determined to put in the work to meet them. Aside from physical preparation, they focused on creating […]

Play(er) of the Week: Izzy Paez ’26 Talks Swimming Origins, School Record, and Building Team Chemistry

February 22, 2024, by Erin Byerly, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

In Play(er) of the Week, our goal is to highlight outstanding athletes or moments from games that deserve extra attention.  This past weekend, at the NESCAC Championships, Izzy Paez ’26, a swimmer on the Wesleyan women’s swimming and diving team, set the school record in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 56.35 seconds. She […]

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