Drew Hudson

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Cardinal Wrestling Picks Up Early in the Season

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Cardinal Wrestling Picks Up Early in the Season

The Wesleyan Cardinals wrestling team ended 2010 with a spirited dual match against Messiah College. Unfortunately, Messiah, ranked 19th nationally in Division III, was able to overcome a strong 14-6 start by the Cards to win 24-14.

Blumenthal ’10 Scores Seven in Men’s Lax Rout of Amherst

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Blumenthal ’10 Scores Seven in Men’s Lax Rout of Amherst

Entering Saturday’s game against Amherst, the Cardinal men’s lacrosse team was an underwhelming 2-5 in NESCAC play and badly needed a victory to earn an invitation to the postseason conference tournament it won last year.

Men’s Lacrosse Loses Little Three Game

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Loses Little Three Game

A week after a close defeat at the hands of Colby, the Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team traveled to Williamstown, Mass., on Saturday to take on NESCAC and Little Three foe Williams.

Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Colby for Second Time Since 2002

by Drew Hudson , Sports Editor . 1 Comment

The Colby Mules came into Saturday’s game winless against Wesleyan men’s lacrosse since the 2002 season, a span of seven games.

Men’s Lacrosse Dominates Trinity

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Dominates Trinity

Throughout the first quarter of the Cardinal men’s lacrosse team’s game at Trinity on Wednesday, it looked as though Wesleyan was suffering through a bit of a hangover from their tough loss to Tufts the previous Saturday.

Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Tufts in NESCAC Championship Rematch

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Falls to Tufts in NESCAC Championship Rematch

A week after beating NESCAC foe Bates on a heroic last-second shot, men’s lacrosse carried their stellar play over to another conference tilt against Tufts, ranked sixth among Division III lacrosse teams.

Shasha Brown ’13 is Named NESCAC Rookie of the Year

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Shasha Brown ’13 is Named NESCAC Rookie of the Year

Men’s basketball guard Shasha Brown ’13 could not have had a better first season.

Men’s Lacrosse Wins in the Last Seconds

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Wins in the Last Seconds

Coming into this past Saturday’s game against Bates, the Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team was ranked 20th in Division III, but had only won four of seven games.

Men’s Lacrosse Starts Spring Season Off With a Bang

by Drew Hudson , Sports Editor . 1 Comment

The Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team started the 2010 season off with high hopes after advancing to the NCAA Division III Tournament quarterfinals last year.

Cardinal Character: Jason Mendell ’12, Men’s Basketball

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. 5 Comments

We sat down with basketball sharpshooter Jason Mendell ’12 in the comfort of his Hewitt dorm room to discuss his team’s improvement, Super Smash Bros., and the New York Knicks.

2010 Spring Athletes to Watch: John Killeen ’10

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

Killeen has the highest point total of any returning Cardinal after accumulating 42 last season, and his third point this year will make him the 25th player in school history to reach 100 for his career.

Winter Olympics Prove Just as Riveting as Summer Games

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

How can a competition, occurring only once every four years, between the best athletes from nearly every country, with the eyes of the world on it and national pride hanging in the balance, be anything but riveting?

BBall Defeats ECSU

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on BBall Defeats ECSU

Hudson’s House of Horrors: Athletes Behaving Badly

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

As a new decade dawns, it seems like each day brings a new story of a high-profile athlete being accused of some sort of unethical behavior.

Men’s Basketball Rebound from Loss to Williams

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Basketball Rebound from Loss to Williams

Since The Argus’ last issue went to press on Thursday night, the Cardinal men’s basketball team played three games away from home, going 1-2. They started off the weekend on Thursday night, traveling to New Haven to play the Albertus Magnus College Falcons.

Men’s Basketball Starts Season With Victories in Middletown Tournament

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Basketball Starts Season With Victories in Middletown Tournament

Cardinal men’s basketball began the season two weeks ago, on Friday, Nov. 20, with a 104-94 win against Johnson State College in Silloway Gymnasium. The game was part of the Inn at Middletown Tip-Off Tournament, which the Cardinals won a day later by beating Becker College.

Jason Mendell ’12, Men’s Basketball

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Jason Mendell ’12, Men’s Basketball

Mendell spent his first season in Middletown surprising the entire NESCAC with his scoring ability.

NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Preview

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Preview

Football Loses Heartbreaker in Season Finale at Trinity

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Football Loses Heartbreaker in Season Finale at Trinity

The Cardinal football team traveled to Trinity on Saturday hoping to improve its record to 4-4 and finish at or above .500 for just the third time since 2003.

2009-10 NBA Preview: Eastern Conference Playoff Teams:

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on 2009-10 NBA Preview: Eastern Conference Playoff Teams:

Redbird Football Edges Out Bowdoin in Nail-Biter

by Drew Hudson , Sports Editor . Comments Off on Redbird Football Edges Out Bowdoin in Nail-Biter

Coming off a disappointing 23-0 loss to Amherst that dropped them to 2-3, the football Cardinals needed a win going into Saturday’s game at Bowdoin.

Football Falls Flat at Amherst

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Football Falls Flat at Amherst

The Wesleyan football team traveled to Amherst this past Saturday for their first Little Three game of the season, losing 23-0 to the Lord Jeffs. Rain fell for most of the game, contributing to a messy field and a similarly sloppy game by the Cardinals.

Hauser ’11 Catches 3 TDs as Football Rallies to Defeat Bates

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Hauser ’11 Catches 3 TDs as Football Rallies to Defeat Bates

The Bates Bobcats football team was no match for the Cardinals on Saturday, as Wesleyan evened its record with a come-from-behind 28-20 victory on Andrus Field and improved to 24-4 all-time against its foe from Maine.

Football Loses to Colby in Overtime

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

With a 13-0 lead going into the fourth quarter last Saturday against Colby, the Wesleyan football team looked like a sure winner. Unfortunately, the Mules came back in the final quarter, forcing the Cardinals into only the fifth overtime game in their history, and won the game on a 22-yard field goal, 16-13.

Football Tripped Up on Hamilton’s New Turf, 26-14

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Football Tripped Up on Hamilton’s New Turf, 26-14

Despite an early 14-0 lead, the Cardinal football team fell to the Hamilton Continentals on Saturday after allowing Hamilton to score 26 straight points.

Football Grinds Out 7-3 Win Over Tufts

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. 1 Comment

On Saturday, the Wesleyan football team took the field against Tufts, looking for its first win against the Jumbos since 2004 and its first win overall since October 11th of last year.

2009-10 Fall Athletes to Watch: Ravenna Neville ’10, Women’s Cross Country

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on 2009-10 Fall Athletes to Watch: Ravenna Neville ’10, Women’s Cross Country

Team captain Ravenna Neville ’10 qualified individually for the NCAA Championships and placed fifth in the New England Division III regional meet.

Men’s Soccer Visits Argentina Again

by Drew Hudson, Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Soccer Visits Argentina Again

While many students were suffering through menial jobs or humiliating internships this summer, the Wesleyan men’s soccer team was training in Argentina.

Men’s Lacrosse Wins First NESCAC Title

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. 2 Comments

The men’s lacrosse team continued its outstanding season on Sunday, defeating Tufts 14-10 to win the NESCAC championship and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

NCAA Says Facebook Groups Can Violate Proper Recruitment

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. 1 Comment

The NCAA has said that facebook groups encouraging players to apply to schools are attempts to influence the college choice of a recruit, and therefore violate its recruiting rules.

Women’s Lacrosse Falls in First Round of NESCACs

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Women’s Lacrosse Falls in First Round of NESCACs

The Cardinal women’s lacrosse team pulled out a huge win in its final regular-season game, a 13-12 defeat of Connecticut College on Friday, April 24, that allowed it to secure a spot as the seventh seed in the NESCAC tournament.

Men’s Lax Suffers Tough Weekend Loss to Williams

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. 1 Comment

The men’s lacrosse team lost its third game of the season on Saturday in front of a rowdy homecoming and WesFest crowd.

Men’s Lacrosse Wins Twelfth Consecutive Game Over Amherst

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Wins Twelfth Consecutive Game Over Amherst

One of the most remarkable streaks in recent Wesleyan athletics history was in danger over the weekend.

Men’s Lacrosse Continues Winning Ways

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Continues Winning Ways

The men’s lacrosse team continued its successful season on Tuesday, improving to 9-2 with a 12-3 win at home over Western Connecticut State.

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Trinity and Colby, Now 8-2

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Trinity and Colby, Now 8-2

The men’s lacrosse team followed up a tough loss at Tufts on March 28 with two big home NESCAC wins against Trinity and Colby.

Men’s Lacrosse Team Starts 2009 Season With a Bang

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Lacrosse Team Starts 2009 Season With a Bang

The men’s lacrosse team roared to a 6-1 record after six straight wins, and are currently ranked 12th in the latest USILA Division III poll.

Women’s Swimming Finishes Ninth at NESCAC Finals

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Women’s Swimming Finishes Ninth at NESCAC Finals

The Cardinal women competed in the NESCAC Swimming and Diving Championships last weekend at Bowdoin, where they accumulated a total of 659 points to place 9th.

Athlete to Watch: Spike Malangone ’09, Men’s Lacrosse

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Athlete to Watch: Spike Malangone ’09, Men’s Lacrosse

Wesleyan men’s lacrosse had a great 2008 season, going 10-5 for its ninth straight winning season, although it was a bit below their astronomical standards.

Women’s B-ball Falls in First Round of NESCAC Playoffs

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Women’s B-ball Falls in First Round of NESCAC Playoffs

Almost a week after Ali Fourney ’09 tied her career high with 29 points against Colby to give the Cardinals the #6 seed in the NESCAC Championship, the team traveled to play #3 Tufts this past Saturday

Men’s Basketball Closes Out Season With Win

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. 1 Comment

The men’s basketball team entered last weekend needing to win at least one game to have a shot at making the NESCAC tournament

Men’s Basketball Loses to Conn. in Last Home Game

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Basketball Loses to Conn. in Last Home Game

The men’s basketball team endured another tough loss Saturday, losing to visiting Connecticut College 85-70.

Mens B-ball Suffer Losses

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Mens B-ball Suffer Losses

The men’s basketball team continued its recent run of close losses this week, as the Cardinals lost at Salve Regina on Monday and at Eastern Connecticut on Wednesday.

Men’s Hoopsters Fall to Tufts, Beat Bates 64-61

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Hoopsters Fall to Tufts, Beat Bates 64-61

The men’s basketball team had a pivotal pair of games over the weekend, playing host to Tufts on Friday night and then Bates on Saturday afternoon

Men’s Basketball Records Big Wins over Amherst, Trinity

by Drew Hudson, Assistant Sports Editor. Comments Off on Men’s Basketball Records Big Wins over Amherst, Trinity

The men’s basketball team snapped a 16-game losing streak to Amherst and also defeated Trinity to highlight its winter break action.

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