Softball Slides into Seven-Game Losing Streak During ’CAC Competition

April 13, 2018, by Zoë Kaplan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan softball returned from a sunny Floridian spring break to a barrage of rain and snow, a fitting welcome back to Connecticut. After claiming an 8-5 record, the team’s past few weeks have gone downhill, with seven straight losses in tough NESCAC and non-conference play. The team’s schedule hit hard with several last-minute rescheduling instances due […]

Team IMPACT: Jake Egan Signs with Cardinals and Homers in First At Bat

April 13, 2018, by Ben Owen, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Last Saturday, the University baseball team added a new member to the team. Jake Egan, recruited through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, signed his National Letter of Intent to become a member of the Wesleyan Baseball team. Jake played for the Cardinals last Saturday, hitting a home run in his first at-bat. Team IMPACT is a […]

Women’s Lax Falls to Tufts, Looks to Settle the Score Against Trinity

April 9, 2018, by Kevin Le, Owen Sullivan, Contributing Writers. 1 Comment

The 16th-ranked women’s lacrosse team (7-4, 3-3 NESCAC) stormed back after an early deficit to catch up against their 6th-ranked NESCAC opponent Tufts (10-1, 6-0 NESCAC) at home on Saturday, April 7. The Jumbos quickly took an early lead on the Dirty Birds, but Abby Manning ’20 and Johanna Copeland ’21 led the Red and […]

Hot Takes With Hogan: The Best of the NBA

April 9, 2018, by Kelly Hogan, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

I often find ranking players to be a futile exercise. Are these the best players or the most valuable? Is it for the present or the future? Despite the senselessness, because the NBA playoffs are approaching I have decided to compile my own list. The order that follows is how I see the ten best […]

Men’s Lacrosse Remains Dominant in Packed Field

April 9, 2018, by Connor Aberle, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

Men’s lacrosse improved their record to 8-2 with two wins and one loss this week. The Cardinals have solidified their spot in the top ranks of Division III lacrosse. The men’s team sits fifth in the nation, one spot behind where they ended last season. Even more impressively, Wesleyan has claimed the Little Three crown […]

With No-Hitter and a String of Victories, Baseball Gets Back on Track

April 9, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

The Dresser Diamond welcomed back the Cardinals for another spring of baseball last week, and after a short post-spring break skid, the team is well on its way to a successful season. Before starting their home season, the team traveled to Rhode Island to face Endicott College. Endicott went up 7-0 in the fourth inning following […]

Golf Swings into the Spring Season

April 6, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The golf team looks forward to a successful spring campaign as they head back to the green. The squad is led by captain Zach Lambros B.A. ’17 M.A. ’18, who posted some successful rounds in the fall and include an eighteenth overall finish at the Detrick Invitational hosted by Trinity in September; a respectable 78 […]

Old Methodist Rugby Football Club Hosts First Rugby Sevens Tournament

April 6, 2018, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

On Saturday, March 30, the Old Methodist Rugby Football Club hosted its very first Rugby Sevens tournament. Five teams participated this weekend: Keene State University, Nichols College, Trinity, Amherst, and Wes. After an up-and-down rugby season last semester for the Old Methodist RFC, tensions were high as they prepared for a clean slate and a new opportunity. […]

Tennis Plays First Matches in California

April 6, 2018, by Cormac Chester, Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

Despite the Middletown snow, spring has finally sprung on the men’s and women’s tennis teams. As per custom, both spent their spring breaks in California, where they competed against the best teams in the nation. The women comfortably defeated all four of their opponents, but the men encountered growing pains, vanquishing only one of their […]

Crew Gains Momentum in Respective Meets

April 6, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

While this year’s spring weather may come as a novelty to some, it is not so much the same for Wesleyan crew. Fortunately, a beautiful, crystal clear sky returned to the Northeast last Saturday, and both teams finally enjoyed a good row in the sunshine. The men’s team finished their first competition of the spring […]

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