• Women's Indoor T&F Claim Fourth at Collegeville Classic
    January 19, 2019
    COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – The Virginia Wesleyan University women’s indoor track and field team had a performed well at the Collegville Classic hosted by Ursinus College on Saturday. The squad racked up 50 team points to secure a 4th place finish out of 19 teams competing.
  • Men's Indoor T&F Tops Field at Collegeville Classic
    January 19, 2019
    COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s indoor track and field team had a tremendous outing at the Collegville Classic hosted by Ursinus College on Saturday. The Marlins registered 61 points as a team, which topped the 24-team field.
  • Coombs To Continue Running Career at Professional Level
    December 21, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – When you think of the most prolific athletes to ever dawn a Marlin uniform, you don’t have to travel back far in time. In fact, you can probably stop just one year ago. A 2018 graduate of Virginia Wesleyan University, Marissa Coombs dazzled during her four years, dominating in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. Now, the Newton, N.J. native has her sights set on her post collegiate career and it involves what she did best here: running.
  • Dudley and Lane Nab ODAC Weekly Honors
    December 10, 2018
    FOREST, Va. - Curtis Dudley of the men’s track and field team and Jaylyn Lane of the women’s track and field team have both received recognition from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for their performance this past weekend’s meet. Dudley earned the ODAC track athlete of the week while Lane nabbed the ODAC field athlete of the week.
  • Indoor Track and Field Impresses in Season Opener
    December 09, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The men’s and women’s track and field teams opened their indoor seasons up in impressive fashion as the two sides competed in the Christopher Newport University Holiday Open on Sunday.
  • Marlins place 137 on ODAC All-Academic List
    July 27, 2018
    FOREST, Va. - The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its annual academic team and 137 Virginia Wesleyan student-athletes across all 22 sports were recognized.
  • Trio From Track and Field Named All-Region
    June 05, 2018
    NEW ORLEAN, La. – Three members of the Virginia Wesleyan University track and field teams have been named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-South/Southeast Region Teams. On the women’s side, both Marissa Coombs and Michelle Yates earned the honor while Jordan Ard was selected from the men’s side.
  • Coombs Concludes Terrific Career at NCAA Championships
    May 24, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wisc. - Marissa Coombs of the Virginia Wesleyan Track and Field team closed out her career as a Marlin Thursday afternoon after being edged out of the preliminary round of the 1500-meter race.
  • Coombs Set to Race At NCAA Outdoor Championships
    May 21, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wisc. – Marissa Coombs of the Virginia Wesleyan University women’s track and field team will be making her way back to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship which will be held in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Coombs will be competing in the 1500 meter race, which she has dominated over the past few years. Prelims for the event will be held at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday with the finals going off at 12:35 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Relays Find Success at Historic "Penn Relays"
    April 27, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The men’s and women’s track and field teams turned out some solid performances on one of the biggest stages as both squads competed in the Penn Relays hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Track and Field to Compete at Prestigious Penn Relays
    April 24, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams have qualified a number of athletes to compete at the prestigious Penn Relays commencing on Thursday. The 124th year of the meet, athletes will be competing at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field.
  • Plenty of First Place Finishes as Both Men and Women Take Fourth at ODACs
    April 21, 2018
    BRIDGEWATER, Va. - Both the men’s and women’s track teams took home fourth place at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships on Saturday. The men’s collected a total of 63 team points while the women secured 108.
  • Field Events Help Pace Track and Field on Day One of ODACs
    April 20, 2018
    BRIDGEWATER, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University the men’s and women’s track and field teams both find themselves in the middle of the pack after day one of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships at Bridgewater Friday. The women currently sit in fourth place with 24 points while the men occupy fifth place with 14 points.
  • Track and Field Collects Top Finishes in Bridgewater
    April 13, 2018
    BRIDGEWATER, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams both turned out solid performances at the Doc Jopson Invitational hosted by Bridgewater College.
  • Four Marlins Tabbed As Top Weekly Performers By ODAC
    April 09, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Four Virginia Wesleyan University student-athletes were recognized by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) for their performances over the week ending on April 8, 2018. Kiersten Richardson garnered Softball Player of the Week honors, Andreas Combos took men’s home tennis Player of the Week honors, Maggie Kingora collected Women’s Golf Player of the Week and Quentin Webert was named the ODAC’s Men’s Field Athlete of the Week.
  • Track and Field Braves Cold, Turning Out Solid Performances
    April 07, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va - Despite the cold temperatures, the men’s and women’s track and field team turned out some solid marks as the teams were spread across the Colonial Relays at William and Mary University and the Battleground Relays at Mary Washington University.
  • Three Marlins Garner Weekly ODAC Praise
    April 02, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Three Virginia Wesleyan University student athletes were recognized by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) for their performances over the week. Hanna Hull and Madison Glaubke of the softball team were named the conference’s Pitcher and Player of the Week while Keyontae Norfleet garnered the ODAC Male Track Athlete of the Week.
  • School Records Toppled at Blue and Silver Challenge
    March 31, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track team turned out solid performances at Saturday’s “Blue and Silver Challenge” hosted by Christopher Newport University.
  • Track and Field Opens Outdoor Season With Solid Performances
    March 17, 2018
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field team opened up their outdoor seasons with some solid performances.
  • Coombs Caps Indoor Career With All-America Title
    March 10, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Marissa Coombs of the women’s track and field team earned her fourth All-America title (third indoors) as she placed third in the one mile race Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham Ala. The senior, was the ninth runner out of ten to get into the finals, ran a tremendous race en route to her All-America crowning. She burst off the starting line, breaking away from the main pack with two others, including the 2018 leader in the race. Coombs hung with the top two for nearly the entire race, never dropping below third place and eventually finishing with a time of 4:56.72. This broke her season best time, which she set the previous day. Coombs has had a successful final campaign in the indoor track season, claiming seven first places on the year (five in the mile, one in the 800m and one in the DMR). She has also been named the ODAC Female Track Athlete of the Week as well as an All-South/Southeast Region Team member.
  • Coombs' Season-Best Qualifies For NCAA Final
    March 09, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Marissa Coombs of the Virginia Wesleyan University women’s track and field team represented the Marlins well at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday afternoon, hitting a time in the mile race that has qualified her for the finals set for tomorrow.
  • Seven Marlins Named to All-Region Squad
    March 07, 2018
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams placed seven members on the 2018 South/Southeast All-Region Team as released by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Jordan Ard and Curtis Dudley both made the list on the men’s side and on the women’s, Marissa Coombs, Emily Latimer, Alizae Dollins, Kwonsha Washington and Michelle Yates all were recognized.
  • Coombs To Represent Marlins at National Championships
    March 05, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Marissa Coombs of the women’s track and field team has qualified for the Division III NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in the one-mile race.
  • Women place 4th and Men 7th at ODACs; Coombs Named Track Athlete of the Meet
    February 25, 2018
    SALEM Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field team’s turned in some solid performances at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championships Sunday. The women placed fourth overall in the meet while the women came in at seventh.
  • Top Times Posted at Roanoke Tune-Up
    February 16, 2018
    SALEM, Va. - The men’s and women’s track and field teams posted some solid times at the Roanoke Tune-Up meet Friday evening. Both sides clocked in some top conference times with ODACs right around the corner.
  • Top Conference Marks Set in Vincent Brown Invite
    February 04, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s teams had a phenomenal day at Christopher Newport University Sunday as both squads put up, not only some top times in the ODAC, but also some top times in the country.
  • Coombs Earns Weekly Conference Award
    January 29, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. ? Marissa Coombs of the women?s track and field team has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Women?s Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending on Jan. 28, 2018.
  • Track and Field Impresses on Day Two in Salem
    January 27, 2018
    SALEM, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams closed out Day Two of the Finn Pincus Invitational hosted by Roanoke on some high notes.
  • Women's DMR Breaks School Record In Day One of Finn Pincus Invite
    January 26, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field team turned out some solid marks in day one of the Finn Pincus Invitational hosted by Roanoke on Friday afternoon.
  • Track and Field Regional Rankings Released
    January 25, 2018
    NEW ORLEANS, La. ? Both the men?s and women?s track and field teams made the Top-15 of the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) Regional Rankings for the South/Southeast Region.
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