Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 9:30 a.m.
The Wells College Department of
Athletics will welcome prospective and recruited student-athletes
to campus on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 for the college's first-ever
Athletics Open House. The event is open to prospective
student-athletes, recruited student-athletes and any individuals
interested in varsity athletics at Wells.
The all-day open house will feature numerous opportunities for prospective student-athletes to learn about the school's 15 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Not only will individuals and their families be able to meet all of Wells' coaches and administrative staff, but current Wells student-athletes will be on hand to share their athletic experiences playing a sport in Aurora.
To sign up for the Open House, prospective student-athletes are encouraged to either contact a Head Coach directly to sign up for the Open House, or fill out this online form to be enrolled in the day's activities automatically.
Athletics Open House Student-Athlete Blogs
Leading up to the Athletics Open House, we have asked student-athletes to share their perspective of what it is like to be a student-athlete at Wells College. We encourage all prospective student-athletes to take a peek at the blogs below and hear directly from our student-athletes on issues such as their team's performance and balancing academics with athletic life at Wells!
10/07/13 - Freshman Marshall Kaplan, a native of Trumbull, Conn., played soccer in high school and was heavily recruited by college coaches. Ultimately, Kaplan decided to attend Wells and so far, he has been an active participant not only on the men's soccer team, but also on campus! For more about Marshall's transition from club soccer to NCAA Division III men's soccer, [click here]!
Junior Emily Middlebrook, who hails
from Newark, N.Y., is a three-year member of the women's cross
country team at Wells. Across her first two years at Wells,
Middlebrook became the first student-athlete to win North Eastern
Athletic Conference Runner of the Year in back-to-back years. An
active member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee,
Middlebrook is eager to share her athletic (and academic)
experiences at Wells with prospective student-athletes! [Click
here] for more!
10/21/13 - Freshman Lexi Cohen, a native of Newtown, Pa., just recently wrapped up her first season with the field hockey program at Wells. Cohen ranked second amongst the team's freshmen with four points via two goals (2-0=4) and also chipped in with a defensive save across her first 15 career games. She was one of only seven players to see action in all 15 contests during the year! [Click here] to learn about Cohen's transition from a large high school to the smaller college setting in Aurora.
11/18/13 - Freshman Meredith Kadjeski, originally from Mechanicsburg, Pa., is a first year member of the women's volleyball team for Wells. Kadjeski earned North Eastern Athletic Conference Second Team All-Conference honors in 2013, becoming the first student-athlete from Wells to win the award. Amongst all conference players, she was fourth in kills per set (3.31) and eighth in total kills (318). [Click here] to find out about Kadjeski's college search process and how she landed at Wells.
12/09/13 - Senior captain Lindsey Bush, a native of Averill Park, N.Y., is a three-year member of the women's soccer team. Named captain prior to the season, Lindsey also serves her fellow student-athletes at Wells as the Vice Chair of the College's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. [Click here] to hear from an upperclassman about her time in Aurora!