Umbenhauer, Dauer, Wheeler close out season at Nationals

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer On May 25-27, three DeSales women’s track and field athletes competed at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship meet held at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Senior Nicole Umbenhauer placed 22nd in the javelin, senior Beth Dauer placed 11th in the 800-meter and junior Veronica Wheeler placed 18th in the 5K to conclude the 2017 outdoor … [Read more...]

Track and field prepares for MACs at home

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer In the outdoor track and field season, the men’s track and field team has competed in seven meets as of May 1, and they are anxiously preparing to host the MAC Conference meet from May 4–6. At the Tribe Invitational hosted by William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., the Bulldogs placed second out of three teams. It was at this meet that … [Read more...]

“Help me dedicate this race to you”- Patrick Ludlow breaks DeSales’ seven-year-old, 800-meter record

By James Evans Staff Writer At the Robert J. Kane Invitational on Feb. 12 sophomore runner Patrick Ludlow broke DeSales’ seven-year-old, 800-meter record. The former record holder, Paul Ecker, ran a 1:57.96 in 2010, which Ludlow was able to best by .24 seconds in his historic race. The 800 meter race is one of the most interesting track events. Converging at a … [Read more...]

All-Semester Athletic Team: Spring 2016

By Will Edwards Sports Editor This article was originally published in Issue 14, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (April 28, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue.  As DeSales’ spring sports teams finish up their seasons, our editorial staff has looked back at some of the driving forces that have gotten them to this point. Here are the results of that process: … [Read more...]