Athletic News and Notes

List of 10 news stories.

  • Swimming Round-Up

    1/27/22
    The Wet Wolves have announced their team for the State Championship meet at Georgia Tech.  Two Divers qualified for competition on Thursday, February 3rd: Emma Grace Anderson and Reagan Beaty.  Swimming for the Boys February 4th-5th are Mitchell Badciong, Henry Wasmuth, Paul Weidle, Ray Homan, Max Perry, David Ohayon, and JJ Neeb.  For the Girls, Caroline Stewart, Mary Margaret Woods, Lindsay Friedman, Vivian Hosier, Hattie Wasmuth, and Ansley Chapman will compete at State.  Let's go Wet Wolves!
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  • Wrestling Round-Up

    1/26/22
    High School

    The Wrestling Wolves hosted Parkview High School and Duluth High School for their senior night on Tuesday evening. After honoring seniors Matthew Brown, Aidan Conley, and Brendan McIntosh, the Wolves took down Parkview High School in a tight match 37-36, led by key wins from McIntosh and Jackson Douglas. Next, the Wolves faced Duluth and would win by a larger margin, 61-18. Jake Neu and Trent Debow led the way, both pinning their opponents. The Wolves look forward to taking this momentum with them as they head to the first leg of state qualifiers --Area Individual-- at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School this upcoming Saturday.
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  • 6 Wolves Earn Pre-Season Soccer Honors

    Congratulations to Cristo Martinez, Aidan Kresl, and Kaitlyn Bobo for earning Pre-Season All-State recognition from GeorgiaHighSchoolSoccer.com.  Making the Honorable Mention list were Lainey Jerding, Cady Triplett, and Grave Elsevier.

    Kresl also added a "Super 6" nod from the Gwinnett Daily Post as one of the top 6 boys players in Gwinnett County.  
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  • Boys Basketball Round-Up

    1/24/22
    Varsity

    The Varsity team opened Region Play with a tough back-and-forth loss to Providence 58-69.  Josh Kavel led scorers with 22, while Tate Gilley added 16, and Thomas Chipman scored 13.  

    8th Grade
    Last Saturday the 8th Grade team fell to Marist 38-53, but saw strong performances from Troy Smith with 12 points, Triston McDonald with 7, and William Wright with 6 points.  They close their season this week with the Middle School Tournament!

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  • Girls Basketball Round-Up

    1/24/22
    Varsity

    Last Saturday, the Varsity Girls battled AAAAAA Buford to a 53-56 defeat.  Londyn Walker notched a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, Johanna Potter had 16 points, and Desiree Davis added 12.  They look to open the region slate this week against Hebron.
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  • Football Postseason Honors

    The Wolves accumulated many postseason awards for their efforts in the 2021 campaign.

    Defensive Coordinator Chip Myrick was recognized by Parker Resources as one of the top Defensive Coordinators in A-Private this season after holding opponents to 11 points/game.

    Brooks Sturgeon earned AJC All-State Honors as a Placekicker after setting records at Wesleyan for Longest Field Goal, Longest Punt, Most Field Goals made in a season and in a career, and the highest punting average in a season.

    The Gwinnett Touchdown Club awarded Drew Ball with Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Matthew Brown with the "Team First" award, Jaydin Brown with the Cecil Morris Award, and Team Mom Cori Coleszar with the Dave Hunter Award for outstanding service to a high school football program.  The TD club also recognized Byrne Ahrenkiel, Drew Ball, Michael Soukup, and Brooks Sturgeon as Honorable Mention All-County.

    The Region 5 Coaches awarded the following Wolves with All-Region Honors:
    First Team: Jamie Tremble, Thomas Cook, Matthew Brown, Byrne Ahrenkiel, and Drew Ball
    Second Team: Jett Miller, Will Tucker, Reed Purcell, Andrew Willis, Bo Britt, Michael Soukup, Trent Debow, Matthew Wright, Nick Schaller, Charlie Rickell, and Townes Hardy
    Honorable Mention: Will Burns, Bobby Cook, Jay Black, and Charlie Hillegass
     
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  • Wrestling Round-Up

    Varsity
    The Wrestling Wolves competed in a duals tournament at Lassiter High School this past weekend. Brendan McIntosh and Aidan Conley led the team with 5-0 showings. Conley would end the day with 5 pins. Another notable performance came from senior Matthew Brown, who ended the day 4-1. The Wolves were able to end the day on a high note beating Kennesaw Mountain 39-24. Over the break, the team will compete in tournaments at Berkmar High School on December 17th & 18th, North Gwinnett High School on December 22nd and 23rd, and Dawson County High School on December 28th.

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  • Swimming Round-Up

    Varsity
    The Boys and Girls both placed 2nd at the Chamblee Invitational last Saturday in a field that included Chamblee, Holy Innocents, and Druid Hills High School.  Henry Wasmuth made state cuts in the 200 Free and 100 Fly.  On the day, these Wolves placed first in an event: Henry Wasmuth, Mitchell Badciong, Lindsay Friedman, Max Perry, David Ohayon, Mary Margaret Woods, and Caroline Stewart.


    Middle School

    The MS Wet Wolves took on Lovett last week, the girls emerging victorious 179-101, and the boys fell 82-159.  In the mythical combined co-ed score, the Wolves won by a point, 261-260.  Below are results:
    200 Free: Jackson Edwards (2), Helen Wanjohi (1)
    200 IM: Beth Cooper (1)
    50 Free: Mary Caroline Harrison (1) 
    Diving: Abbey Suits (1), Kellan Terwilliger (3)
    100 Fly: Jeremy Wan (2), Abbey Suits (1), Ava Singh (2)
    100 Free: Mary Caroline Harrison (1), Elle Taylor (2), Lexi Hedlund (3)
    500 Free: Larry Men (1), Mick Jones (2),  Helen Wanjohi (1), Brooke Ward (2)
    100 Back: Jackson Edwards (2), Beth Cooper (1)
    100 Breast: Warren Cintron (2),  Elle Taylor (3)
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  • Cintron Leads Puerto Rico to Bronze

    This week Sophomore Macey Cintron helped lead the Puerto Rico Softball team to a Bronze Medal and the Junior Pan Am games in Barranquilla, Colombia! In the bronze medal game against Peru, Macey earned the win in the circle, surrendering only one run.
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  • Jeremy Oliver

    Meet the new varsity head coaches

    With winter sports shifting into high gear, we welcome two new varsity head coaches to Wesleyan athletics this season. Jeremy Oliver is our varsity boys basketball head coach, and Josh Tolman ’10 is our varsity wrestling head coach.
     
    “We are so excited to add Jeremy Oliver to our coaching staff as our head boys basketball coach and to welcome Josh Tolman back to campus to lead our wrestling program. Both men are extremely passionate about coaching and leading their programs, and most importantly, helping our student-athletes grow in faith and character,” says Lacy Gilbert, director of athletics.

    Both Oliver and Tolman recently shared about their transition to Wesleyan and goals for their programs.
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Alumni News

List of 10 news stories.

  • Kavel '17 Tabbed Preseason All-ACC

    Duke University's Jameson Kavel '17 was named Preseason All-ACC as an Infielder.
  • CaraMia Tsirigos '13

    Alumni spotlight: Q&A with CaraMia Tsirigos ’13, digital specialist for Nike

    Share a little about your story- what experiences or opportunities led you to your current role?
    After completing my career as a student-athlete playing softball at Indiana University, I decided to pursue a master’s degree in sports industry management at Georgetown University. While there, I worked three jobs: at the local Nike retail store, as a social media intern at an editorial startup SportTechie, and as a hitting instructor. I had always had big dreams of working in sports and hoped one day it would lead me to Nike corporate. When the MLB All-Star Game came to D.C., I volunteered with the hope of networking myself into a job in baseball. As luck would have it, my introductions lead me to take a job at Blast Motion, a sports tech startup in southern California. After almost three years at Blast Motion and a boss who pushed me to expand my social media skills into digital marketing and branding, I landed a job with my dream company, Nike. Life is funny that way. You can make all the plans you want, but I would not be where I am today without the support of my family, my friends, and my faith.
  • Charles Mack '13

    Alumni spotlight: Q&A with Charles Mack ’13, University of Virginia football graduate assistant coach

    Share a little about your story- what experiences or opportunities led you to your current role?
    Growing up, I was always involved in the game of football. I always looked up to my coaches as mentors, leaders, and role models for good character. After graduating from the University of Richmond, I knew I wanted to stay involved in the world of football and leave a lasting impact like the men before me did. After working for a few years in various areas of college athletics like events, operations, and recruiting, I received the opportunity to be a graduate assistant coach for the football team at the University of Virginia. After earning my master’s degree this fall, I hope to take my experiences to full-time coaching.
  • Rengifo Earns Postseason Awards

    Mateo Rengifo earned CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 honors and Honorable Mention All-Southland Conference for his efforts kicking for the Lions.  On the season, Rengifo was 10-15 on Field Goals and 72-77 on PATs.
  • Alumni spotlight: Q&A with Betsy Smith Freeburg ’08, University of Alabama at Birmingham volleyball head coach

    Share a little about your story- what experiences or opportunities led you to your current role?
    After graduating from Wesleyan in 2008, I started at the University of Florida (UF) where I was a member of three SEC championship volleyball teams and went to four NCAA Sweet 16s and one NCAA Elite 8. We had seven freshmen on the team during my redshirt senior year, and part of my role as captain was getting them acclimated and accustomed to our system. During that year, my coach told me that I would make a great coach someday, and I promptly told her I would never put my livelihood in the hands of 17-to-23-year-old women.
  • Carter Assisting Lady Jackets

    AC Carter '20 is finding a role for herself with the hometown Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
  • Coombs Pacing Lady Dawgs

    Mikayla Coombs '17 has started every game this season for the Georgia Bulldogs.
  • Duvall Retires from MLS

    After an 8 year MLS career, Chris Duvall '10 is hanging up the boots.
  • Alumni spotlight: Chad Hall ’04 uses Air Force background to coach NFL wide receivers

    When Chad Hall ’04 graduated from Wesleyan, he matriculated to the Air Force Academy and played as both a running back wide receiver for the football team. Following a few years playing in the NFL, Hall is now in his fifth season coaching with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills.
  • Prince Earns CoSIDA Academic Honor

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