11-12 Virginia Wesleyan Marlins
May 3, 2012
Woodmore, Vaughn, Macedo earn All-Virginia accolades
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- D.J. Woodmore and Donald Vaughn have earned one more post-season accolade for their efforts in guiding Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team to a 27-4 record and an appearance in the NCAA Division III final eight.
March 20, 2012
Woodmore named NABC All-American
A year ago, D.J. Woodmore might have been the best Division III freshman basketball player in the country. Now he simply one of the best players, period. Virginia Wesleyan’s 6-3 guard was recently named a first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, making him just the fourth Marlins men’s basketball player to earn All-American honors.
March 9, 2012
Marlins in Final Eight, Outlast Whitworth in Overtime Thriller
Chris Teasley (pictured) scored 21 of his game-high 27 points after halftime, including seven in overtime, as the Marlins battled back-and-forth with Whitworth University in securing a spot in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament quarterfinals with a 74-71 victory on Friday night in Whitewater, Wisconsin.
March 4, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan's next NCAA foe is Whitworth
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball Marlins will face Washington's Whitworth College in NCAA tournament action at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.
February 28, 2012
NCAA game tickets on sale at VWC beginning Wednesday
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Tickets for Saturday's NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament game at Virginia Wesleyan College will go on sale beginning Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the College.
February 27, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan receives bye, debuts in NCAA on March 3
VIRGINIA BEACH -- March Madness begins officially for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team on Saturday, March 3.
February 26, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan enters NCAA tournament as ODAC champion
SALEM, Va. – Virginia Wesleyan College’s men’s basketball Marlins are headed to the 2012 NCAA Division III national championship tournament as a championship team.
February 25, 2012
Closing run gives Virginia Wesleyan semifinal win over Hampden-Sydney
SALEM, Va. – Find a way, just find a way.
February 24, 2012
Astorga, Teasley combine for 38 in tourney win over W&L
SALEM, Va. -- Juniors Chris Astorga and Chris Teasley combined for 38 points on 13-of-23 shots from the field Friday to power Virginia Wesleyan College's No. 1 seeded Marlins to an 87-63 victory over Washingtonn & Lee University's Generals in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 Old Dominion Athletic Conference championship tournament at the Civic Center.
February 23, 2012
Woodmore, Macedo among Marlins honored by the ODAC
FOREST, Va. --- One night after Virginia Wesleyan College's women's basketball team took the spotlight at the annual ODAC Awards Banquet, it was time for the Marlin men to move into the spotlight.
February 19, 2012
Astorga surpasses 1,000 points as No. 7 VWC runs by Washington & Lee
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's 77-49 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over Washington & Lee University on Sunday ended the same way it started.
February 18, 2012
No. 7 VWC swats Emory & Henry to help claim No. 1 tourney seed
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's Marlins wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the upcoming tournament Saturday with a pair of victories.
February 15, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan men and women receive regional ranking
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College has not one, but two, basketball teams among the South Region leaders released today by the NCAA Division III ranking committee.
February 15, 2012
Crew, Ford pace No. 7 Virginia Wesleyan to win at Lynchburg
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Senior Art Crew scored the first five points of overtime Wednesday to help guide No. 7 Virginia Wesleyan College to a 73-62 Old Dominion Athletic Conference win over the host Hornets of Lynchburg College.
February 11, 2012
Brown's buzzer-beating layup helps No. 3 VWC to hold off Hampden-Sydney
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Ali Brown kept a keen eye on the movement of the basketball as Virginia Wesleyan College's Marlins attempted to find an opening in the Hampden-Sydney College defense in the final 34 seconds Saturday.
February 8, 2012
No.3 Virginia Wesleyan tripped on the road by Randolph-Macon
ASHLAND, Va. -- Randolph-Macon College's Yellow Jackets withstood a closing 10-0 run by the No. 3 Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins on Wednesday to post a 54-51 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory in Crenshaw Gymnasium.
February 4, 2012
No.3 Virginia Wesleyan rolls past Roanoke in second half
SALEM, Va. -- Virginia Wesley College senior Donald Vaughn (Woodbridge, Va./Dumfries Potomac) scored 28 points and sophomore D.J. Woodmore (Virginia Beach/Landstown) added another 20 as the Marlins overcame a slow start to posted a 98-83 victory over host Roanoke College in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play Saturday.
January 30, 2012
Vaughn earns second ODAC Player of the Week honor
FOREST, Va. -- Donald Vaughn, a senior from Woodbridge, Va. (Dumfries Potomac), has earned his second Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week award of the season after helping Virginia Wesleyan College to a 3-0 week.
January 30, 2012
Final scoring run carries No. 3 Virginia Wesleyan to win at Washington and Lee
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Fatigue could have been a major for of the Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins as they headed into their fifth game in 10 days Monday at Washington and Lee University.
January 28, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan ends Christopher Newport winning streak
NORFOLK, Va. -- One streak ended and another was extended Saturday as No. 5 Virginia Wesleyan College handed Hampton Roads rival Christopher Newport University an 89-74 setback.
January 25, 2012
No. 5 Virginia Wesleyan rolls to 91-65 win over EMU
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Just when it seemed as though Eastern Mennonite University's Royals figured out a way to keep things close at Virginia Wesleyan College, the host Marlins switched gears.
January 23, 2012
Big week of basketball for VWC; "double-header" on Saturday
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It will be a busy week of basketball for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's and women's teams, culminating in a big "double-header" on Saturday, Jan. 28.
January 23, 2012
No. 5 Virginia Wesleyan rebounds for win at Bridgewater
BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- Chris Astorga scored 22 points and Donald Vaughn added 20 points to help lead No. 5 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College to a 72-52 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over host Bridgewater College on Monday.
January 21, 2012
Guilford pulls off the upset at No. 2 Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College basketball fans could revive an old saying in describing Saturday's 60-55 loss to Guilford College's Quakers -- it was the pits.
January 20, 2012
VWC basketball teams No. 1 at mid-season turn
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It's a unique situation for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's and women's basketball teams.
January 19, 2012
VWC basketball women away Friday, men at home on Saturday
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It will be a "basketball light" weekend for Virginia Wesleyan College's men's and women's basketball teams, with just one game scheduled for either team.
January 17, 2012
Seipp, Astorga earn Player of the Week honors
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Sarah Seipp and Chris Astorga share a spotlight this week.
January 14, 2012
No. 2 VWC overcomes cold shooting to defeat Roanoke
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Anyone who might have wondered what would happen to Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team on an "off day" from the field found out Saturday.
January 11, 2012
Vaughn tagged as the ODAC Player of the Week
FOREST, Va. -- Donald Vaughn followed his season-high rebounding effort with his season-high scoring effort.
January 11, 2012
Five score in doubles to lead No. 2 VWC past Randolph
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Five Virginia Wesleyan College players scored in double figures Wednesday to carry the No. 2 ranked Marlins to a 76-62 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over the host WildCats of Randolph College.
January 8, 2012
No. 2 Virginia Wesleyan depth overpowers Haverford
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It was a game for about 10 minutes Sunday at the Jane P. Batten Student Center on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan College.
January 4, 2012
No. 2 Virginia Wesleyan defeats H-SC for 10th straight win
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- A major early season road test for Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team produced a major victory for the Marlins.
January 3, 2012
Astorga, Woodmore earn Player of the Week honors
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Two outstanding efforts by Virginia Wesleyan College basketball players have been rewarded with Player of the Week honors in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and by D3hoops.com
January 1, 2012
Woodmore's 35 guides No. 2 VWC past Lynchburg
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Something was definitely troubling D.J. Woodmore as he arrived on the Virginia Wesleyan College campus for Sunday's Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball game against the Hornets of Lynchburg College.
December 20, 2011
No. 2 Virginia Wesleyan ends 2011 with a run past Wesley
VIRGINIA BEACH -- An athletic Wesley College men's basketball team played close to the No. 2 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College squad on Tuesday, before a three-minute scoring spurt produced a clear leader.
December 19, 2011
Woodmore is ODAC Player of the Week
FOREST, Va. -- D.J. Woodmore is the Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball Player of the Week.
December 17, 2011
Depth helps No. 2 Virginia Wesleyan to win over Shenandoah
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's No. 2 Marlins shook off the effects of an 11-day lay-off, that included semester exams, to gradually put together an 86-56 non-conference win over Shenandoah University on Saturday.
December 6, 2011
Fast start carries No. 3 Virginia Wesleyan to win over Methodist
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's No. 3-ranked Marlins displayed speed, balance and depth early Tuesday in building momentum toward a 94-62 non-conference victory over Methodist University's Monarchs at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.
December 5, 2011
Marlins take on Methodist in two on Tuesday
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's men's and women's basketball teams will play the second of three "doubleheaders" scheduled this season on Tuesday, Dec. 6, when the Marlins host the Monarchs of Methodist University.
December 4, 2011
No. 5 VWC defeats NCWC in battle between preseason title favorites
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Virginia Wesleyan College sophomore D.J. Woodmore scored a career-high 26 points in Sunday's men's basketball competition at North Carolina Wesleyan College where the visiting Marlins posted an impressive 99-76 non-conference victory in a battle between preseason title favorites.
December 3, 2011
Astorga nets 24 to guide No. 5 VWC past Emory & Henry
EMORY, Va. -- Playing basketball at Emory & Henry College has been as much fun as sucking lemons for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team in recent years.
November 30, 2011
Late defensive stand helps No. 5 Virginia Wesleyan to knock off Randolph-Macon
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Anyone who might have just wandered into a rocking Virginia Wesleyan College's Jane P. Batten Student Center in the final two minutes of Wednesday's men's basketball game was there in time to see a thrilling finish to another classic showdown between two long-time rivals.
November 29, 2011
No. 5 Marlin men open home season in "double" with VWC women
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College basketball fans will get twice the action on Wednesday, November 30, when the Marlins' men's and women's teams complete in a doubleheader.
November 26, 2011
Virginia Wesleyan finishes 2-0 in tourney with win over Southwestern
ASHLAND, Va. -- When Southwestern University's Pirates were presented with an opening in Saturday's men's basketball game against Virginia Wesleyan College, they barged in and tried to make themselves at home.
November 25, 2011
Solid second-half scoring sends Marlins past Trinity
ASHLAND, Va. -- It did not take too long for Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team to emerge with the kind of effort most people have expected.
November 22, 2011
Marlins fall in opener on the road to undefeated Salisbury
SALISBURY, Md. -- A late rally by Virginia Wesleyan College's men fell short on the road Tuesday as the host Sea Gulls of Salisbury University held on for a 68-65 non-conference victory.
October 27, 2011
Marlins tagged No. 1 in ODAC coaches preseason poll
FOREST, Va.-- Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team is the No. 1 preseason choice by coaches of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, but no one thinks it will be a runaway season for the Marlins.
October 24, 2011
Sweep at No. 1 for VWC men's basketball in preseason polls
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Only one thing is missing on the new uniforms to be worn by the members of the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team this season.
October 20, 2011
Marlin Madness set for Friday at 7:30 p.m.
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Get a sneak preview of Virginia Wesleyan College's men's and women's basketball teams on Friday, Oct. 21, during Marlin Madness Night beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.
October 7, 2011
Marlins face challenging schedule in 2011-12
VIRGINIA BEACH --A rare Division I-Division III doubleheader in men's basketball is among the highlights of a challenging 2011-12 schedule for Virginia Wesleyan College.
September 13, 2011
It's official! No.1 preseason national ranking for VWC men
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After several days of rumors swirling through the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball camp about a possible lofty national preseason ranking, it all became reality today.
September 9, 2011
Coaching veteran Moore joins VWC staff
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It's usually nothing major when an athletic team adds a new assistant coach to the mix.