Men’s Hockey Sweeps, Women’s Falters with NESCAC Tournament Ahead

February 6, 2018, by Ben Owen, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

MEN’S ICE HOCKEY— Get out the brooms, folks! Men’s hockey completed a two-game sweep this past weekend. After defeating Middlebury and Williams, Wesleyan is in a great position in the NESCAC with only two weekends of regular season play left. The Cardinals are currently third in the NESCAC with an overall record of 11-5-4. The Cards […]

Hot Takes with Hogan: A Dime for My Thoughts

February 2, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Head Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

There is so much happening right now in the world of sports. The NBA trade deadline is approaching, the playoff race is heating up, and the Super Bowl is on Sunday. Here are ten scattered thoughts that I have regarding the current sporting landscape. 1. I think college basketball needs to transition from halves to […]

Ignore the Noise: The Patriot Way

February 2, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

On a January night during winter break, my phone vibrated in my pocket. I assumed the notification would read the result of the Celtics or Bruins game that night. Instead, the words on the screen only conveyed one thing: noise. The BleacherReport notification stated that an ESPN article would be published the following day that […]

Jordan Bonner ’19 Reveals Keys to Success as an Individual and a Team

February 2, 2018, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan men’s basketball team has been flying high, transforming the Cardinals into birds of prey with strong play this season. With a 16-4 record overall and a 5-2 record in NESCAC play, the team sits in second place and is playing extremely well, winning their last four conference games. The team has been led by several […]

They Won Some, They Lost One: Women’s Basketball Looks Ahead

February 2, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Last weekend was a mixed bag for the Cardinals, as they extended their winning streak to four games with a close victory against Bates before falling to Tufts. Then, they turned things around midweek with a resounding win against Rhode Island College, which should prepare them for a challenging end to the regular season in the […]

Track and Field: Cards Look to Carry Momentum Into Open New England Championship

January 30, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD—The Wesleyan men’s indoor track and field team is off to a great start in their 2017-2018 campaign. The Cardinals are a talented, young team that has proven to the NESCAC world that they are legitimate contenders for the conference crown. First-year sprinter Kyron Roberts has already made a name for himself with […]

After Slate Article on Wes Athletics, Owen ’21 Snaps Back

January 30, 2018, by Ben Owen, Staff Writer. 2 Comments

In late December, sports author Ben Strauss wrote an opinion article for titled “The Liberal Arts Football Factory.” In his article, Strauss poses a question: “Is Wesleyan University compromising its independent reputation and academic excellence to build an athletic cash cow?” Let me start by saying this: Wesleyan University is not trying to build an […]

Back in the Water: Swim and Dive Faces Tough ‘CAC Competition

January 30, 2018, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

Students on campus may not be plunging head-first into a new semester, but the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are heading strong into the new year. The waterfowl faced tough defeat in early December against Tufts, Williams, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and didn’t dive back into the competition pool until Saturday, Jan. 20, after […]

Women’s and Men’s Squash is Mixed Bag as Post-Season Approaches

January 30, 2018, by Cormac Chester, Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan’s squash teams have had a mixed season after the successes of last year, which included a victory in the consolation bracket of the Walker Cup for the women’s team, and the championship of the Conroy Cup for the men’s team. But times often change. While the women’s team has maintained a similar level of […]

Wrestling for Success: Wesleyan Climbs the Rankings

January 26, 2018, by Emilio Weber, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

When asked about winter sports, most people will express their love for ice hockey and basketball, but very few of them will mention wrestling. The sport (scholastic wrestling) remains mysterious because it receives less coverage, and the Wesleyan team receives less attention since they usually play away. However, the Cardinals wrestlers show the same Wesleyan spirit […]

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