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Ohio Wesleyan University MENS LACROSSE

FAST FACTS

Location: Delaware, Ohio

30 minutes from Columbus, 14th largest city in the U.S.

Enrollment: 1,700 Students

We have players from 17 different states and Canada on our roster. We like to think we recruit the best people, students, and lacrosse players in the nation.

$30,000 Branch Rickey scholarship for students with a 3.4 GPA and accompanying 23 ACT or 1150 SAT

If you're ready for higher education at one of America's top private universities, we want to make OWU possible for you.

$37,000-The average merit-based and financial aid for first-year students.

Good grades get rewarded!

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Battling Bishops

Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops

EQUIPMENT

Under Armour & Cascade

CUSTOM CASCADE HELMETS & UNDER ARMOUR UNIFORMS
UNDER ARMOUR UNIFORMS & GLOVES

OHIO WESLEYAN & DOWNTOWN DELAWARE

Ohio Wesleyan University & Downtown Delaware, Ohio

Delaware County, Ohio - A Happy Place to Live!

Delaware, OH was recently named one of the Happiest Counties in America

Columbus, OH

30 Minutes down the road, our students utilize the big city for internship opportunities, major sporting events, music, food and more!

Columbus, OH is America's 14th Largest City!

NHL, MLS, MLL, AAAA Baseball & BIG10 Football, and music venues call CBUS Home!

Columbus employs tons of alumni & students. We take advantage of the big city life!

Ohio Wesleyan University is only a 30 minute drive from John Glenn Columbus International Airport!

WHY OWU?

#OhWooo

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO?

WE HAVE THAT!

Business & Pre-Professional Programs are popular amongst our team.

DIII Student-Athlete Philosophy

OWU RAISES $7,000

To benefit the Breast Cancer Oncology Department at The Cleveland Clinic with the "Bishops Battle Cancer Intersquad Scrimmage"

Giving back to Delaware

MEET THE BISHOPS

Matt Maier graduated in 2017 with over 100 points and has started his career in Real Estate for Colliers International in Columbus, Ohio.
Trent Schulte was a 2 time All-American at SSDM after playing long stick midfield in his collegiate debut.
Luke Leyden (Northfield, MA) was a 2016, 2017 and 2018 All-American Selection, 1st Team All-NCAC, Scholar All-American and a two year Team Captain. He is currently employed at Lancaster Pollard, an investment and mortgage bank.

Battling Bishop Lacrosse players summer intern in cities like New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and Columbus.

CULTURE OF CHAMPIONS

OWU LACROSSE LEGACY

OWU MEN'S LACROSSE ALL AMERICANS

Over 94 All-Americans have been named at Ohio Wesleyan University
4 time NCAA Championship Runner-Ups, 9 time NCAA Final Four Appearances, 21 NCAC Championships, & 33 NCAA Tournament Appearances (2nd All-Time).

WE PLAY THE BEST

BISHOPS TAKE DOWN THE GULLS

Thanks to the support of our alumni, OWU has taken a chartered plane to Long Island to play a top D3 competitor in front of thousands of alumni, family and friends the last three years! Check out our 2017 trip vs Messiah below!

Jordan Carlson, Class of 2017, was a 2-Time Captain, Top 10 Student-Athlete, and graduated Cum Laude with a double Major in Pre-Law and Biology as well as a Chemistry Minor. Jordan was 1st Team All-NCAC, IMLCA 1st Team All-Region, was just honored as a USILA Scholar All-American and will play in the USILA North South All-Star Game in Boston.

MEET OUR ALUMNI

A few young alumni currently living and working in New York City, New York.
Alumni leave Ohio Wesleyan prepared for life through lessons learned and experiences in the classroom and on the field. They collect accolades and apply those successful experiences in their careers!

SEASONED ALUMNI

Tom Goodman

Tom Goodman Class of '76, Founder & CEO at Goodman Media International in NYC, NY

Doug Freeman

Doug Freeman, Class of '05, Vice President of Sales for the Muse, "Your ultimate career finder and guidance destination." Doug helped all 2017 graduating seniors with free professional resume review and career planning consultations! Thanks Doug!

Branch Rickey

Branch Rickey broke the race barrier in professional baseball.

WHY WE LOVE OUR ALUMNI

Ohio Wesleyan Receives $1.625 Million Contribution to Support Men's Lacrosse

Multiple OWU Lacrosse Players have been selected for Major League Lacrosse action

2016 Graduate & 2 Time All-American, Marcus Deitz (Columbus, OH) signed with MLL's Ohio Machine.

Spencer Schnell, (#44) Class of 2014, was drafted by the MLL's Ohio Machine in 2014. He then took a job Boston and went on to sign with the MLL's Boston Cannons in 2015.

2017 All-NCAC Midfielder Derek Todd (Edina, MN)

SELBY STADIUM

Selby Stadium was built in 1925, is a historical landmark in Ohio, and is the third largest Stadium in Division 3 athletics.
Selby Stadium features a state of the art Field Turf surface, Live Instant Replay Scoreboard, and hosts all OWU Home games & practices for Men's Lacrosse and average over 1,000 fans in games against ranked teams.

BISHOPS BEAT DENISON FOR 100th GAME WIN

MORRILL FAMILY STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ROOM

The Morrill Family Strength & Conditioning room is 5,200 sq ft and is equipped with state of the art POWER LIFT strength and conditioning equipment which includes 20 olympic lifting stations, machines and free weights. It is equipped with HVAC and is in Edwards.

20 Lifting Stations built for Olympic lifts and with adjustable benches.

Think you have what it takes to be a Battling Bishop?

Can You Pass Our Testing?

Bench Press: 10+ reps of your body weight

Pull Ups: 15+

Dips: 25+

Sit Ups: 75+ in 2 minutes

Run Test: 6 laps around 400meter track, 90 seconds per lap, 30 second rest between laps.

MEET THE COACHING STAFF

Coach Plantholt begins his 9th season at Ohio Wesleyan University in 2019.

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