Baseball Preview

Less than a year ago, Wheaton’s baseball team was wrapping up its season with a bit of a disappointing chip on its shoulder. Before the season started, the team was picked to finish fourth in the CCIW. Yet the Thunder unfortunately finished the season with a 10-11 record, missing out on the fourth and final […]

Softball Preview

The Wheaton women’s softball team has had a challenging start to their season. Last year’s team was anchored by four seniors who have moved on, leaving the current roster with only one current senior, Abby Butler, and only three juniors. Last year’s team set many records and had quite an impressive post-season as one of […]

Tennis Preview

If there are three things Wheaton students should be excited about as we begin the last quad of the year, it is the sun, the men’s tennis team and the women’s tennis teams. The men’s team — which finished last year with a solid 14-8 and a second-place finish behind Carthage College for the conference title […]

Golf Preview

After an up-and-down 2016 fall golf season, both the men’s and women’s golf teams are looking to the spring with hope and optimism. But will the teams be able to top last year’s effort? For the men’s team, the Thunder are hoping for a higher finish than last year’s sixth place finish in the Men’s […]

Outdoor Track Preview

Coming off quite the successful indoor season, the Thunder track teams look forward to the return of warm weather — and a repeat of the winter’s success — as they move outside for their spring season. After a school-first conference title for the women, and a fourth place finish for the men, head coach Scott […]

Indoor Track Recap

Wheaton College may have many stellar athletics arenas, but an indoor track — or an ice hockey rink for that matter — is noticeably absent. While the track at McCully stadium may be nice, it isn’t much fun to run when the temperatures drop below freezing, and anyone who has ever run the track in […]

Swimming Recap

This season has been something that Thunder swimming and diving fans have almost come to expect from the incredibly successful men’s and women’s teams. The women won their 20th CCIW Championship, while the men took third place. Over the course of the season, the women were 4-2 and the men were 3-3, with both teams […]

Women's Basketball Recap

The Wheaton women’s basketball team finished out an exciting season with an overall 24-5 record (14-2 conference record). Bringing in seven new freshmen, the team worked hard to create team unity through DSGs and weekly team dinners.   The Thunder held a relatively small 13.1 percent turnover rate for the season, as well as an […]

Wrestling Recap

This past season, the Thunder wrestling team had some very notable wins, but also some unfortunate losses. Early on in the season, the Thunder took a tough loss to a strong Elmhurst team in a conference match. Fortunately for Thunder fans, the team bounced back during their first three invitational tournaments of the season as […]

Men’s Basketball Review and Recap

The doors to King Arena closed for the last time this season on the senior-less senior night with an 81-67 victory over Illinois Wesleyan. This victory capped an impressive home schedule for the men’s basketball team. Coming into the year, the team was young and looking to shoot their way to a strong season after […]