Jessica Wegelin

Articles by Jessica Wegelin

Women’s soccer gets win over F&M: first time in team history

The Cabrini women's soccer team opened their 2009 season on Tuesday, Sept. 1, with a huge win over Centennial Conference opponent Franklin & Marshall College. This is the first time in the program's history that they came out on the victorious end against F&M.

Moran focused on back-to-back championship

Playing soccer since before he can remember, history and political science major, Brian Moran is looking for a back-to-back CSAC championship in his senior season. Moran began playing soccer with his hometown team of Aston and then moved onto a more competitive select team, Riverplate United, out of Ridley, Pa.

Lady Cavs drop opener to Rowan

The Cabrini field hockey team suffered their first loss of the 2009 season on the Edith Robb Dixon field, Tuesday night against No. 10 Rowan University. The final score was 4-0 but junior goalkeeper Caitlin Donahue, captured 26 saves in the cage for the Cavaliers.

Texting while driving; deadly combo

Everyone has an unhealthy addiction that they just can't seem to escape. Of course, I have my occasional drink but I wouldn't exactly call that an unhealthy addiction, at least not yet. However, the addiction that I can't seem to break is texting. For me and the other estimated 1.

Textbook rentals a popular trend that helps cut costs for college students

Each year, college students try to save their money by buying used books or ordering books overseas for half the regular retail price. After the academic year is over, another option that students take advantage of is selling their books back to try and get some of their money back.

Lady cavs kick off new season

The Cabrini womens' soccer team returned to the turf on Tuesday, Aug. 18 for the first day of preseason behind head coach Ken Prothero in his eighth season leading the Cavs. Memories from last season's heartbreaking loss to Marywood University in the semifinal round of the Colonial Athletic Conference still linger in the back of many of the returning players' heads.

No gamesCavaliers set on stronger finish

The Cabrini volleyball team returned to the Nerney Field House on Aug. 18 behind head coach Eric Schaefer to prepare for the 2009 season. This is the second season, for head coach Schaefer. In his first season Schaefer and the team appeared in two championship matches.

Pearson becomes head womens’ basketball coach

Cabrini College named Kate Pearson head womens' basketball coach. Pearson took over on July 1 after serving as the Cavaliers assistant coach for the past five seasons. Pearson becomes head coach after the Cavaliers have won back-to-back Colonial States Athletic Conference titles and has advanced to two straight NCAA Tournaments.

Women’s lacrosse goes 3 for 4 in stretch

The Cabrini women's lacrosse team came out on the losing end to conference rival Gwynedd-Mercy on Saturday, April 18. The loss was the second biggest upset in the nation this year, according to "After being on a four-game winning steak we went into Saturday's game over confident and not giving them enough respect.

Colfer expects banner year for Grugan

Eight points shy of becoming just the third Cabrini men's lacrosse player to reach the 200-point plateau, junior business administration major Casey Grugan looks to lead his team as far as possible in the post season, and try to capture a national championship.

Softball trip to Virginia Beach

The Cabrini women's softball team spent the week of spring break playing in two competitive tournaments in Salisbury, Maryland and Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Lady Cavs participated in four games at the Virginia Wesleyan College Tournament on March 6 and 7.

Lady Cavs dominate Cedar Crest, edge past Scranton

The Cabrini women's lacrosse team remained undefeated in the Colonial States Athletic Conference after holding off rival Scranton University on Tuesday, March 24 for a nail-biting victory at the Edith Robb Dixon Field. The final score was 8-7. Junior Erin Nollen registered a season high four goals, while junior netminder Kate Schmid earned nine saves.

Softball splits against Centenary

The Cabrini softball team hosted the Centenary Cyclones in a Colonial States Athletic Conference doubleheader on Monday, March 23. The lady Cavs split the doubleheader, winning the first game 4-1 behind junior pitcher Liz Zimmer. Zimmer struck out seven while pitching in all seven innings.

Celebrities acting as role models?

As I turn on the TV or take a walk down the magazine aisle at the grocery store, I can't help but notice all of the negative publicity some of the people we consider heroes are getting. Just to name a few recent happenings, 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps smoking weed, all-star baseball player A-Rod using steroids and singer Chris Brown allegedly beating his girlfriend, Rihanna.

LIFE program offers resume critiques

"All I want is a job," senior finance major Matthew Stawecki said. Those six words flowed regularly out of student's mouths on Feb. 5 at the Resume Clinic. Fifteen students gathered around a table at 3:30 p.m. in the Iadarola Center to critique their resumes and understand the importance of the different workshops offered throughout this spring semester.

Cabrini students spend day on slopes

There was a brisk chill in the air on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 8 a.m. as the bus parked in Founder's Hall parking lot was filled with skiers, tubers and snowboarders ready to take on Blue Mountain in Palmerton, Pa. Slope temperatures were in the mid to upper 30s which made for an ideal skiing experience for everyone participating on the trip.

Brady’s work ethic key to success

When you get knocked down, you just have to get right back up. That is the motto Alyssa Brady, a guard for the Cabrini women's basketball team, has followed ever since she was 5 years old. Brady started out playing co-ed basketball in kindergarten where she became very competitive and wouldn't let anyone, including the boys she played, walk all over her.

Swim team travels to Miami

From Jan. 5 to Jan. 11 the Cabrini men's and women's swim team took a trip to Miami to compete against Division I programs. The Cavs swam against Florida International University and Kansas State University. Not only did they get a feel for a much warmer climate but they got a taste of what it's like swimming against Division 1 schools.

Mallory Terrence: Asst. Operations Manager

Mallory Terrence is the assistant operations manager of 89.1 WYBF, The Burn. You can listen to Mallory 's weekly show, Totally Mixed Up with Mallory.

Penetar earns silver at NCAA championship

The rainy, muddy weather didn't dampen the spirit of sophomore Eddie Penetar and the men's cross country team. The boys competed in the National College Athletic Association meet on Saturday, Nov. 15, on a very muddy course in western Waynesburg, Pa. This was Eddie Penetar's second appearance in the NCAA Championship where he showed everyone why he was worthy of an invitation back to this years meet.


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