Mike Breuler ’18 Named NESCAC Offensive Player of the Year A day after earning the Joe Zabilski Award as the top Division II/III offensive player in New England, senior wide receiver Mike Breuler added another prestigious accolade to his resume today as the Hamden, Conn. native was named the 2017 NESCAC Offensive Player of the Year. Additionally, three others were named First Team All-NESCAC while five were recognized on the Second Team to bring Wesleyan’s total to nine all-conference selections, as announced Tuesday by the league office. Full Story
Mike Breuler '18 Named Top Division II/III Offensive Player in New England Senior wide receiver Mike Breuler of the Wesleyan University football team was honored by The Gridiron Club of Greater Boston today as he was named a Joe Zabilski Award winner. The 22nd annual award recognizes New England’s top offensive and defensive players in Division II/III. Breuler received the award as the top offensive player while Andrew Yamin of Amherst College was the defensive recipient. Full Story
Wilson, Kaminski Named CoSIDA Academic All-District® First Team Senior linebacker Shayne Kaminski and junior offensive lineman Joe Wilson of the Wesleyan University football team have been honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for their excellence on the field and in the classroom, as they were named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District® First Team. As first-team selections, Kaminski and Wilson are now eligible for the Academic All-America® Team ballot. Full Story
Cardinals Lose at Trinity, 28-3 The Wesleyan University football team wrapped up its 2017 season Saturday as the Cardinals were defeated by Trinity College, 28-3, at Jessee/Miller Field. With the loss, Wesleyan finished its first nine-game season with a 6-3 record to complete its sixth-consecutive winning season. The Bantams defended their NESCAC title as they finished 8-1 on the year. Full Story
Week 9 Preview: Wesleyan (6-2) vs. Trinity (7-1) Wesleyan and Trinity will meet in the ‘Battle of the Birds’ this Saturday, Nov. 11 at Jessee/Miller Field in Hartford, Conn. to wrap up the 2017 season. The Cardinals enter the game with a 6-2 record while the Bantams boast a 7-1 mark. Trinity, however, is coming off its first loss in nearly two years as Amherst defeated the Bantams a week ago, 28-20, snapping a 16-game winning streak. Wesleyan is fresh off its most impressive all-around performance of the year as the Cardinals cruised past Williams on Homecoming/Family Weekend, 35-0. Full Story
Wesleyan to Host Third Annual ‘Battle of the Birds’ Luncheon On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Wesleyan University will host the third annual Wesleyan vs. Trinity ‘Battle of the Birds’ Luncheon at The Hartford Club from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Special guests will include NBC Connecticut sports anchor Joe D’Ambrosio as this year’s MC, as well as the 2017 team captains from both programs, and Cardinals’ Head Coach Dan DiCenzo and Bantams’ Head Coach Jeff Devanney. Full Story
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results & upcoming eventscomposite schedule nescac standings
Sat Oct 07
Colby W, 41-7
Sat Oct 14
Bates W, 41-23
Salute to Service
Sat Oct 21
at Amherst L, 21-17
Sat Oct 28
at Bowdoin W, 21-10
Sat Nov 04
Williams W, 35-0
Sat Nov 11
at Trinity (Conn.) L, 28-3
November 5, 2017 Football Mark Piccirillo Named NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week Junior quarterback Mark Piccirillo of the Wesleyan football team was named the NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week for his stellar performance in the Cardinals’ 35-0 rout of Little Three archrival Williams on Saturday. Piccirillo was also named the co-offensive player of the week on Oct. 15.
November 4, 2017 Football Cardinals Cruise Past Williams on Homecoming Weekend, 35-0 The Wesleyan University football team held Little Three archrival Williams College to just 127 total yards and only eight first downs as the Cardinals cruised to a commanding 35-0 win on Homecoming/Family Weekend at Corwin Stadium on Andrus Field Saturday.
November 2, 2017 Football WesFILES Alumni: Sean McKeown ’77 The power of sports can be an incredible thing—from the lifelong friendships that are formed to the invaluable lessons an athlete learns from a coach. This is evidenced by Class of 1977 alumnus Sean McKeown, through his continued support of Wesleyan Athletics.
November 1, 2017 Football Week 8 Preview: Wesleyan (5-2) vs. Williams (5-2) Saturday’s Homecoming/Family Weekend game marks the 123rd all-time meeting between Little Three rivals Wesleyan (5-2) and Williams (5-2). The Ephs hold a commanding 76-41-5 advantage in the series, but it’s been all Cardinals as of late, winning four-straight by a combined score of 124-35. Last year, Wesleyan took a 56-14 lead at halftime en route to a 59-14 win to claim the Little Three title outright for the second time in four years (2016, 2013).
October 31, 2017 Football WesFILES Player: Eric Meyreles Enjoying the Final Push on the Gridiron Eric Meyreles '18 is looking forward to competing in front of the home crowd one last time on Saturday against Williams.
October 28, 2017 Football Breuler Catches Three Touchdowns as Wesleyan Defeats Bowdoin, 21-10 Senior wide receiver Mike Breuler secured three more receiving touchdowns Saturday to lead the Wesleyan University football team to a 21-10 win over Bowdoin College. He finished with seven catches for 96 yards and now has a league-high 10 touchdowns on the season. With the win, the Cardinals improve to 5-2 on the year while the Polar Bears remain winless at 0-7.