2017-18 News

  • Marlins place 137 on ODAC All-Academic List
    July 27, 2018
    FOREST, Va. - The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its annual academic team and 137 Virginia Wesleyan student-athletes across all 22 sports were recognized.
  • Seven From the Tennis Teams Earn All-Academic Honors
    July 26, 2018
    TEMPE, Ariz. – Five members of the Virginia Wesleyan University women’s tennis squad and two from the men’s team have been named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic honor roll. Jacklyn Cheely, Abigail Horgan, Kellen Phillips, Kristina Sabelstrom and Makayla Velic all made it from the women’s side while Andreas Combos and Adam Fairbanks both earned the honor on the men’s.
  • Four From Men's Tennis Earn All-ODAC Honors
    May 08, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team had four members named to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Teams for their performances during the 2018 season. Mitchell Perry and Nick Gunther teamed up for a First Team doubles selection while Anthony Wilson and Michael Portera each garnered spots on the Second Team singles list.
  • Men's Tennis Finishes Its Season With Semifinal Loss
    May 05, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team finished up its season as it fell to Washington and Lee, 5-0, Saturday afternoon in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) semifinals. The squad finishes its season with a record of 13-5.
  • Marathon Match Ends With #4 Marlins Topping Fifth-Seeded Bridgewater
    May 02, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - After four and half hours the fourth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team sealed up a 5-4 win over #5 Bridgewater in the first round of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) quarterfinal matchup at Everett Tennis Center Wednesday evening. With the win, the Marlins move to 13-7 on the year.
  • Marlins Battle to Take Down Eagles, 6-3
    April 21, 2018
    Virginia Beach, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team knocked off Bridgewater College 6-3 today at the Everett Tennis Centerin ODAC play.
  • Marlins Defend Home Courts Defeating RMC 7-2
    April 18, 2018
    Virginia Beach, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team defeated Randolph-Macon College 7-2 this afternoon at the Everett Tennis Center on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan University. It was the first home match for the Marlins since they defeated Centre College 6-3 on March 19th.
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Marlins Blank Emory and Henry 6-0
    April 15, 2018
    Bristol, Va. - After having their match moved from the campus of Emory and Henry to Bristol Racquet and Fitness, the Marlin men's tennis squad took care of business in a 6-0 ODAC victory over the Wasps.
  • Marlins top Roanoke 7-2 on the Road
    April 14, 2018
    Salem, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan men's tennis team earned its 3rd straight win by taking 7 out of 9 matches against the Maroons on Saturday in Salem.
  • Four Marlins Tabbed As Top Weekly Performers By ODAC
    April 09, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Four Virginia Wesleyan University student-athletes were recognized by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) for their performances over the week ending on April 8, 2018. Kiersten Richardson garnered Softball Player of the Week honors, Andreas Combos took men’s home tennis Player of the Week honors, Maggie Kingora collected Women’s Golf Player of the Week and Quentin Webert was named the ODAC’s Men’s Field Athlete of the Week.
  • Marlins Improve to 8-6 with 8-1 Win at Lynchburg
    April 08, 2018
    Lynchburg, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men?s tennis team defeated Lynchburg College 8-1 on Sunday afternoon in Lynchburg.
  • Men's Tennis Take Down Randolph 5-0
    April 07, 2018
    Lynchburg, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team took down Randolph College 5-0 today in their first match since spring break.
  • Marlins fall to Div. I Citadel 9-0
    March 29, 2018
    Charleston, Sc. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's tennis team fell 9-0 to Division I Citadel on Thursday afternoon in Charleston, SC.
  • Marlins Upset Univ. of St. Thomas 7-2 in Hilton Head
    March 28, 2018
    Hilton Head, Sc. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's tennis team defeated the University of St. Thomas 7-2 on Wednesday evening in Hilton Head, SC.
  • Marlins fall 6-3 to St. Olaf in SC
    March 27, 2018
    Hilton Head, Sc. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's tennis team fell to St. Olaf College 6-3 today in Hilton Head, SC bringing their spring break record to 1-1 on the week.
  • Marlins Take Down Union 6-1 in Hilton Head, SC
    March 24, 2018
    Hilton Head, Sc. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's tennis team earned their 5th victory of the season with a 6-1 decision over Union College on Saturday evening in Hilton Head, SC.
  • Marlins Battle to 6-3 Win Over Centre College
    March 19, 2018
    Virginia Beach, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team battled to a hard fought 6-3 win over Centre College on Monday afternoon at the Everett Tennis Center.
  • Marlins Take Down Hornets 6-3
    March 17, 2018
    Virginia Beach, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University Marlins men’s tennis team defeated Shenandoah University 6-3 on Saturday at the Everett Tennis Center
  • Men's Tennis Captures Home Win Over Pikeville
    March 13, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's tennis team picked up their 2nd win in the young season with a tight 5-4 decision over NAIA Pikeville University on Tuesday afternoon at the Everett Tennis Center.
  • Men's Tennis Splits at Home on Saturday
    March 10, 2018
    Virginia Beach, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team went 1-1 on Saturday by defeating Penn State Abington 9-0 before falling to ODAC foe Guilford College 7-2.
  • Marlins fall 9-0 to Regional Power Goucher
    February 25, 2018
    Salisbury, Md. - The Marlin's came up short today against Maryland's Goucher College Gophers, falling 9-0.
  • Men's Tennis Falls to Salisbury 9-0 In Season Opener
    February 24, 2018
    Salisbury, MD - The Virginia Wesleyan men's tennis team began their season against a tough Salisbury team.
  • Marlins Finish Competition at ITA Regional
    October 01, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University men's tennis team wrapped up its fall season this past weekend at the South Atlantic ITA Regional Championships hosted by the University of Mary Washington. The three-day event included both championship and B draws for singles and doubles. The winner of the championship draws move on to the ITA Small College Championships which are held in Rome, Ga. in mid-October.
  • Marlins Start Fall Season at Yellow Jacket Invitational
    September 17, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s tennis team kicked off its fall season over the weekend at the Yellow Jacket Invitational. The two-day event included Centennial Conference member Washington College along with Randolph-Macon and Bridgewater from the ODAC.