Thursday, January 31, 2013
Lyons will welcome three teams to Balfour Natatorium.
Thursday, January 31
The Wheaton College men's and women's swimming & diving teams are set to host the Wheaton Invitational on Friday, February 1 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, February 2 at 11 a.m. inside the Balfour Natatorium. The Lyons will welcome Tufts University, Clark University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to the pool this weekend. WHEATON (M/W): On the men's side, sophomore Ben Oliveri(Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) is coming off of a school record performance in the Lyons last dual meet against Tufts University on January 26 in Medford, Mass. Oliveri recorded 280.65 points in the one-meter dive (six dives) competition, good enough for second overall, to break Charlie Maier's (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln-Sudbury Regional) mark of 262.73 …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Wheaton claims seven 1st place finishes at home.
Friday, January 25
The Wheaton College women's track & field team hosted the Wheaton Invitational at the Beard Field House and flourished in its only home meet of the season earning several top-3 finishes on Saturday afternoon. The Lyons hosted Assumption College, Bridgewater State University, Lasell, Ramapo College, Salve Regina, UMass Boston and Worcester State University in the non-scoring meet. Junior All-American Ashante Little (Seabrook, N.H./Winnacunnet)won two individual events on the afternoon and also helped the 4x200-meter relay team to a second place finish overall. Little cruised to a first place finish in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.82-seconds and the 300-meter dash in 40.76-seconds. Little's time of 8.82-seconds in the 60-meter …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Lady Lyons return to the court April 10, men April 7.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Wheaton College men's tennis team suffered a 5-4 loss to New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) foe Springfield College Wednesday afternoon at Clark Tennis Courts. The win moves the Pride to 5-8 (1-1 NEWMAC) while the Lyons fall to .500 at 3-3 (0-2 NEWMAC). Senior Neall Oliver (Portland, Maine/Deering) improved to 5-1 with a 6-2, 6-3 win over freshman Kyle Mersereau (Brunswick, Maine/Brunswick) at No. 1 singles. Sophomore Dan Sharon (Santa Monica, Calif./Brentwood School) was victorious at No. 4 singles as he defeated senior Zach O'Leary (Westboro, Mass./Westboro) in straight sets at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-1. At No. 4 singles, sophomore Sam Jackson (Darien, Conn./Darien) upended senior Doug Nickerson (Falmouth, …