Archive for June 2011

What a Great Run

Jun 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Sports

MOST FANS WOULD not have predicted the season that the football team produced if you had told them that 18 student-athletes would go down with season-ending injuries…

Season of Success

Jun 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Sports

Field Hockey BY GEOFF GOYNE The 2010 season was one of firsts for an already highly successful Wesley College field hockey program. The Wolverines had come up empty in 16 tries against national power and conference rival Salisbury as they entered a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Semifinal contest on November 3, along with a regular […]

Building Blocks

Jun 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Sports

Cross Country BY GEOFF GOYNE Both cross country teams finished ninth at the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Championships. The women’s season was highlighted by Tristin Burris, who became the fourth fastest runner in school history with a time of 20:43 at the Delaware State Invitational. Nearly every runner on the men’s squad was a freshman, […]

A Legacy of Her Own

Jun 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Features

KATHY (EDMUNDS) BIGLIN ’78 found her way to Wesley Junior College in 1976, leaving her hometown of Linwood, N.J. for the first time. During her time at Wesley, she was actively involved in campus life, participated in various sports, and acquired many lasting friendships…

Lewis Wells: A Wesley Legacy

Jun 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Tribute

FROM 1947 TO 1982 the halls of Wesley Junior College were graced by a man named Lewis Wells. More than just a professor of English and dramatic arts, Wells was a legend. He left an indelible mark on Wesley College history, molding countless students as he sought to spread a love of the arts, literature, religion and life to all he encountered…

Arts in the Parlor

Jun 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Event

THE SECOND ANNUAL Arts in the Parlor fundraising event held on Saturday, April 9 almost doubled in size and in funds raised from last year’s inaugural event…

A Celebrated Beginning

Jun 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Advancement, Event

THE INAUGURAL YEAR of the Wesley Society has been an incredible and highly successful journey. Since its inception in fall 2009 when 62 donors qualified as charter members, Society membership had grown to 155 members at the end of the charter year on December 31, 2010…

Wesley Inducts Hall of Fame Class

Jun 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Sports

Wesley College welcomed 16 new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame over Homecoming Weekend this past fall. Inductees were honored at a ceremony held at the Schwartz Center on Friday, October 15 and were announced during the halftime show at Saturday’s football game at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The Athletic Hall of Fame tradition […]

Hard Work

Jun 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Sports

Volleyball BY GEOFF GOYNE The volleyball team got off to a slow start and finished just 5-29 on the year after a 16-match skid to start the season. Sophomore Carle Ax was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District team, becoming the first player in the volleyball program’s brief history […]

Close Calls

Jun 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Sports

Men’s Soccer BY GEOFF GOYNE The Wolverines started the season off on the right foot with a season-opening victory, but a subsequent winless streak proved too much to overcome. After a 2-0 win against Moravian, Wesley went 0-5-1 in its next six matches, but only one of the defeats was by more than a single […]