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Four Years of Wheaton Football: Lessons and Relationships for a Lifetime

Posted by Jansen Van Grinsven on Mar 16, 2017 9:17:46 AM

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“Personal glory is a bad motivator. Revenge is a bad motivator. But playing for a cause is the greatest motivator in the world.” — Coach Mike Swider, Head Football Coach

My four years playing football at Wheaton have been filled with joy and pain, but through the Christ-centered focus of the program – and the men in the program – I am able to see the constant blessing it has been to me. With only one catch for nine yards my sophomore year as the peak of my career statistically speaking, my time at Wheaton hasn’t been what I had initially envisioned.

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Topics: Athletics

Top 3 Benefits Of Participating In Athletics At Wheaton

Posted by Kendall Eitreim on Apr 29, 2016 10:46:00 AM

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Participation on an athletic team is a powerful platform that brings students together and creates a sense of community. Here at Wheaton, sports foster camaraderie and school pride. While Wheaton is known for it’s academic rigor, it also boasts a highly successful and competitive athletic program. Just last season, the Wheaton football team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament and posted a 10-0 regular season record. Additionally, our women’s soccer team made it to the second round of the National Tournament last season and has made 19 consecutive trips to the National Tournament. Across all teams, there have been nearly 300 All-Americans since Wheaton was first established in 1860. Bottom line: in addition to academics, Wheaton also boasts rigorous athletics.

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Topics: Athletics