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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
The women's lacrosse team. Photo courtesy of Coach Chelsea Huguenard.

Women’s lacrosse switches focus of practices to team building

Ohio Wesleyan women’s lacrosse is changing their focus: Team chemistry is taking the front burner. “I think we have always been a very bonded team, but then on the field, our play doesn’t reflect that,” senior Abbie Love said. “So [...]

February 2, 2015 Sports
Freshman Emily Brown

Freshman standout gains momentum

Ohio Wesleyan freshman exceeds expectations and leaps past competition to stand out at the OWU Triangular track meet on Friday. Emily Brown, a freshman from New Concord, Ohio, won the long jump, 200-meter race and played a part in the [...]

January 29, 2015 Sports
Coach Mike DeWitt. Photo courtesy of the battling bishops website.

Coach DeWitt reaches 300 win milestone

Coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University isn’t the only men’s college basketball coach earning milestone wins. With a 76-64 victory over DePauw University on Jan. 17, Coach Mike DeWitt of the Ohio Wesleyan University men’s basketball team earned his 300th [...]

January 28, 2015 Sports
Colton Bloecher heads the ball at a game against Mary Washington University. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Leaving a legacy: Colton Bloecher

It’s been a good four years for senior Colton Bloecher, star midfielder for the men’s soccer team. He received All-American and Academic All-American honors in 2013 and 2014 and was the team scoring leader for the past three; he’s twice [...]

January 23, 2015 Sports
Freshman Nate Axelrod takes on a Depauw defender during last Saturday's game in Branch Rickey Arena.

High flying offense brings success

From the outside looking in, this season should have been a rebuilding year. The men’s basketball team has only one senior and lost four of their top-five scorers from last season. However, the team has already shattered those expectations, holding [...]

January 22, 2015 Sports
Four Ohio Wesleyan swimmers show off their medals earned at the Bob Mowerson Sprint Meet on Saturday.

Men’s swim team brings home more than just tans

The Ohio Wesleyan University men’s swim team made its way down to Florida where they trained hard, enjoyed the weather and won a few medals along the way. “It’s my favorite part of the season. It was great heading down [...]

January 21, 2015 Sports
Senior goalkeeper Colin Beemiller. Photo: battlingbishops.com

On the brink of a national championship

This weekend, the OWU men’s soccer team will prepare to replicate the effort of the 2011 team by winning a D-III national championship. Seniors, Foward Colton Bloecher (right) and Goalie Colin Beemiller were freshman on the 2011 team and have [...]

December 9, 2014 Sports
Sophmore Sarah Fowler (left) finished 94th in the NCAA D-III national championship meet. Photo: battlingbishops.com

Bright future for young cross country runners

Just as winter began to blanket the state with snow, NCAA Division III cross country runners took to an outdoor course at Mason, Ohio’s The Golf Center at Kings Island for the national championship meet on Saturday Nov. 22. Sophomore [...]

December 9, 2014 Sports