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Men’s lacrosse takes on opposition and weather

Freezing temperatures and several inches of snow could not stop the Ohio Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team; however, it did cause them some trouble. Because of bad weather, the team had their Feb. 14 season opener against Augustana College moved to [...]

March 2, 2015 Sports
Men's basketball team in a huddle. Photo courtesy of Alex Gross.

Empty bleachers despite success

Update:  The Ohio Wesleyan men’s basketball team received one of the 19 at-large bids to the NCAA tournament Monday. The team will face St. Olaf in the first round on Friday in Whitewater, Wisconsin.  If victorious, a matchup with the [...]

February 26, 2015 Sports
Junior post Matt Jeske dunks after a fast break. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Men’s basketball beats Oberlin 83-66

It was a matchup that had been played twice before, and this time wasn’t very different from the others. But this round was worth more – after their third win against Oberlin College, the Ohio Wesleyan men’s basketball team will advance [...]

February 25, 2015 Sports
Sophomore Anne Edwards on Friday. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

School records set at the NCAC championship meet

The Ohio Wesleyan men’s and women’s swim teams set new records at the NCAC Conference Championship meet at Denison University Feb. 12 through Feb. 14. The women’s team set two school records while the men’s team set four school records. [...]

February 23, 2015 Sports
Rugby balls. Photo courtesy of Cecilia Smith.

Rugby gains popularity across OWU

Rugby, an imported sport with a growing following on Ohio Wesleyan campus, is on its way to being an institution. With the spring season poised to start, both the men’s and women’s club rugby teams report an established coaching staff, [...]

February 20, 2015 Sports
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Women’s basketball wins on National Day

The win against Kenyon for the Ohio Wesleyan University women’s basketball team was a win for women everywhere. With the women’s soccer, rugby and softball teams in attendance, the women’s basketball team defeated NCAC rivals Kenyon 75-71 on National Girls [...]

February 17, 2015 Sports
Freshman Amanda Clay. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Track and field break records, enjoy success

Olympic legend Mark Spitz once said, “Records are meant to broken.” The Ohio Wesleyan women’s track and field team has proven that Spitz was right. Freshman Amanda Clay has already broke two OWU school records. At the Spire Midwest Indoor [...]

February 11, 2015 Sports
Coach Tom Drabczyk Jr. talks to members of his team. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

No seniors, no problem for men’s tennis team

Despite having no seniors on the team, Ohio Wesleyan men’s tennis, under second-year coach Tom Drabczyk Jr., set their sights on achieving a regional and division ranking. Coach Drabczyk Jr. also coaches the OWU women’s tennis team. “Being on a [...]

February 9, 2015 Sports
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Wrestling joins OWU sports family

Of all the sports and clubs offered at Ohio Wesleyan University, wrestling was never one of them. That changed when sophomores Ifa Abduljelil and Josh Pyles started the wrestling club. The club currently has 24 members and practices from 6–8 [...]

February 6, 2015 Sports
Men's lacrosse team in a huddle.

Seniors guide men’s lacrosse into another hopeful season

After a successful 2014 season, the Ohio Wesleyan men’s lacrosse team is looking to build off of experience and momentum. The team went 12-4 last year, finishing second in the NCAC behind Denison University. OWU is returning a total of [...]

February 4, 2015 Sports