2012-13 Basketball News
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June 29, 2013
Abby Stephens, Lexi Barrett and Sydney Davis earned the department's top honors at the 2013 Athletics Awards Banquet.
February 22, 2013
For the second consecutive year, Wesleyan College has placed someone on the Great South Athletic Conference Women's Basketball All-Conference Team. Junior point guard Kellie Bacon earned the honor this season after joining the Pioneers following her playing career at Andrew College.
February 22, 2013
The Wesleyan College basketball team wrapped up its 2012-13 season with a first round loss in the Great South Athletic Conference tournament to #2 seed Salem College, 78-16.
February 16, 2013
Despite losing their regular season finale, the Wesleyan College basketball team had one their better shooting performances of the season against Great South Athletic Conference champions Huntingdon College.
February 13, 2013
Playing with six athletes in their final home game of the season, Wesleyan College was unable to defend Salem's height and athleticism in a 79-24 loss on Wednesday night.
February 9, 2013
Agnes Scott surged to a big lead early against the Wesleyan College basketball team and cruised to a 73-26 victory over the Pioneers on Saturday afternoon.
February 2, 2013
Kellie Bacon scored a season-high 20 points and pulled down six rebounds as the Pioneers fell on Saturday afternoon to GSAC foe Covenant College by a score of 80-38.
January 31, 2013
Keeping it close for the majority of the first half, Wesleyan College was unable to keep pace with Spelman for 40 minutes, dropping the GSAC match-up by a score of 55-41.
January 27, 2013
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers". In this installment, fans get a chance to hear from freshman Mone't Taylor.
January 26, 2013
With only six players active for today's game against Salem, Wesleyan struggled to keep up with the Spirits' depth and athleticism, dropping the GSAC contest by a score of 82-31.
January 24, 2013
Playing the second of four consecutive road games, the Pioneers ran out of time on Thursday night, dropping the contest by a score of 51-47.
January 22, 2013
With only six players active for Wesleyan's basketball game against Trinity Baptist College, the Pioneers were once again short-handed in a 74-36 loss to the Lady Eagles.
January 15, 2013
Playing out a full court run-and-gun game plan, Agnes Scott was able to wear down Wesleyan College on Tuesday night, defeating the Pioneers by a score of 78-38.
January 12, 2013
Huntingdon College took advantage of a deep bench on their way to a 99-33 victory over Wesleyan College on Saturday afternoon.
January 9, 2013
Playing without the services of leading scorer Lindsay Grimsley, who suffered an injury in Saturday's game versus Covenant, Wesleyan had difficulty finding an offensive rhythm in a 68-37 loss to Spelman College.
January 5, 2013
Wesleyan College could not overcome a mid-game offensive drought that led to a 64-48 loss on Saturday afternoon in their Great South Athletic Conference opener at Covenent College.
January 3, 2013
In what proved to be a tough outing for the Pioneers on Thursday night, sophomore Nicole Paysour shined bright, putting up a career-high 20 points for Wesleyan College in an 85-48 loss to Trinity Baptist College.
January 3, 2013
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers." In this installment, fans get a chance to hear from junior Toni Butler.
December 30, 2012
In their final game of the Sheraton Classic hosted by Birmingham-Southern College, Wesleyan (1-4) fell to Rhodes College (9-1) by a score of 82-52.
December 29, 2012
With only seven players seeing action in Wesleyan's return to the court after a three week layoff, the Pioneers were overwhelmed by a deep Birmingham-Southern team in a 72-23 loss at the Sheraton Classic.
December 28, 2012
Following a three week layoff, the Wesleyan College basketball team will take the court this weekend at the Sheraton Classic hosted by Birmingham-Southern College. The Pioneers will face Panthers (2-7) on Saturday at 3:00 pm and Rhodes College (7-1) on Sunday at 1:00 pm.
December 20, 2012
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers." In this installment, fans get a chance to hear from freshman Nicole Paysour.
December 17, 2012
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers". In this installment, fans get a chance to hear from junior Kellie Bacon.
December 13, 2012
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers". In this installment, fans get a chance to hear from junior Sha'Vonda Jones.
December 9, 2012
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers". In this installment, fans get a chance to hear from junior Nevia Lewis.
December 4, 2012
Unleashing an offensive attack that Wesleyan has not seen in quite some time, senior Lindsay Grimsley and junior Kellie Bacon paced the Pioneers in their 71-46 victory over Toccoa Falls College.
December 3, 2012
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers". In this installment, fans get a chance to hear from senior forward Lindsay Haggerty Grimsley.
November 29, 2012
Learn a little more about the Wesleyan basketball team throughout the season in "Know Your 'Neers". In this first installation, fans get a chance to hear from head coach Mike Walton.
November 17, 2012
Despite a late run by the Pioneers, Pensacola Christian College held on for their first win of the season, defeating Wesleyan College by a score of 53-46.
November 15, 2012
Atlanta, GA - The first road game of the year proved to be a rough experience for Wesleyan College as Oglethorpe College led wire-to-wire in an 84-33 seeason opening decision. Lindsay Grimsley scored a team-best 17 points.
November 13, 2012
MACON, GA - Coming off the program’s best season in a decade, Wesleyan College carries legitimate title hopes into the 2012-13 campaign which tips off on Thursday night with a road game at Oglethorpe University.
November 13, 2012
Macon, GA - Key veterans Lindsey Grimsley, Nevia Lewis and Sha'Vonda Jones will serve as captains for the Wesleyan College basketball team during the 2012-13 campaign.
August 27, 2012
Pine Manor College of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts has accepted an invitation to join the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC). The Gators become the league’s seventh active member for the upcoming school year and are immediately eligible to compete for GSAC Championships.
August 2, 2012
MACON, Ga. – Wesleyan College and Streamline Technologies debuted a new athletics specific website (www.WesleyanAthletics.com) on Monday, August 6. The new site upgrades the online experience for fans of the Pioneers.
June 3, 2012
Did you know that Division III is the NCAA's largest division? Forty percent of all NCAA student-athletes participate at the Division III level and over 440 institutions compete for championships. Wesleyan has been a proud of Division III since 1998.
June 2, 2012
We were the first college in the world to grant degrees to women. Wesleyan was chartered on December 23, 1836; classes began January 7, 1839 with almost 100 students; our first baccalaureate degree was awarded on July 16, 1840.
June 2, 2012
Three Wesleyan College athletics staff members will serve in Great South Athletic Conference leadership positions during the 2012-13 competition season.
June 1, 2012
Wesleyan College has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.