2017-18 News

  • Men's Swimming Places 9th in First Ever ODACs
    February 11, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s swim team finished out its year at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships Sunday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The Marlins placed ninth, accumulating 119 total team points.
  • Men's Swimming Performs Well In Day Two of ODACs
    February 10, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s swimming team turned in another solid effort on day two of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The squad remains in 8th place, now with 91 total team points.
  • Day One of ODAC Championships Sees Three School Record Set
    February 09, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s swim team competed well in  the program’s first ever trip to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships located at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The men currently sit in 8th place after one day of action, collecting 48 points.
  • Men's Swimming Closes Out Regular Season With Senior Day Win
    January 27, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s swim team closed out its regular season with a victory, downing Ferrum College, 106-70, Saturday afternoon at home.
  • Plenty of New Records as Swimming Holds Meet at ODU
    January 26, 2018
    NORFOLK, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s swim teams competed in a dual meet against Old Dominion University on Friday evening on the road.
  • Men's Swimming Upended By Bridgewater
    January 19, 2018
    BRIDGEWATER, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s swim team fell, 83-41, to Bridgewater in a dual meet Friday evening. The Marlins go to 3-6 in dual meets on the year.
  • Men's Swimming Splits Tri-Meet in Greensboro
    January 13, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s swim team split its tri-meet at Greensboro College Saturday afternoon, downing William Peace University 83-69 and falling to host Greensboro, 101.6-68.5.
  • Men's Swimming Falls to Salisbury; Relays Perform Well
    December 08, 2017
     VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan men’s swimming team were defeated by Salisbury University, 118-57, Friday evening at the Jane P. Batten Student Center Natatorium. With the loss, the Marlins move to 2-4 on the inaugural season.
  • Rinkus Shines as Marlins Finish Weekend at W&L Invitational
    December 03, 2017
    Freshman Kristian Rinkus continued to shine for the men's swimming team this season with his performances on the final day of the Washington and Lee Invitational.
  • Men Set Multiple Records on First Day of W&L Invitational
    December 02, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University men's swimming team broke several school records in the first day of competition at the W&L Invitational Saturday.
  • Men Sweep Dual Meets
    November 18, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University men's swimming team claimed its first dual meet victory in program history on Saturday, defeating Randolph College, 77-76, and Emory & Henry College, 111-38.
  • Men Fall in Road Meet at Hampden-Sydney
    November 11, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University men's swimming team fell 165-23 to Hampden-Sydney College in the first road dual meet of the season for the Marlins. Unlike previous meets which took place in yard pools, this meet featured a meter pool, resulting in differing times.
  • Marlins Fall to Roanoke in Home Swim Meet
    November 04, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University men's swim team fell to Roanoke College on Saturday, 124-33.
  • Men Compete with Randolph in First Home Meet
    October 21, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University men's swimming team hosted Randolph College on Saturday in the first home swim meet in school history. Randolph ultimately defeated the Marlins 125-39.
  • Men Take to the Pool for the First Time at ODAC Relays
    October 14, 2017
    he Virginia Wesleyan University men's swimming competed collegiately for the first time Saturday at the ODAC Relays hosted by Washington and Lee University. The meet featured several specialty relays not found in most traditional events as the meet was a relay-only competition.
  • VWU Men are One of Five New Programs as ODAC Releases Swim Preview
    October 13, 2017
    ODAC men's swimming has grown each year of its official sponsorship in the league, but the expansion for 2017-18 doubles the size of the conference contingent from a season ago. Five new programs are set to the join league ranks, bringing total sponsorship to 10 teams for the fourth full season of men's swimming under the ODAC banner.
  • Swimming to Host Tread-A-Thon for Drowning Prevention
    September 14, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University swimming program will host a Tread-A-Thon on September 27 to raise awareness for drowning prevention.
  • Swimming Team Store Now Open
    September 06, 2017
    The Virginia Wesleyan University swimming team store is now open for fans to purchase VWU swimming gear for the upcoming season.
  • Q&A with Marlin of the Week Kristian Rinkus
    The Virginia Wesleyan University athletic department showcases a question and answer feature with our Marlin of the Week. The 10th student-athlete selected this year is men's swimming freshman Kristian Rinkus.