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The History of Ohio Wesleyan Athletics


By no means an all-inclusive history of athletics at Ohio Wesleyan University, the timeline on the following pages instead intends to touch on some of the many people and events that have helped Battling Bishop sports develop into what they are today.

 1870-1919 | 1920-39 | 1940-59 | 1960-69 | 1970-79 
 1980-89 | 1990-99 | 2000-09 | 2010-

National Championships - A look back at each of Ohio Wesleyan's 4 NCAA Division III national championships.
1988 men's basketball - Ohio Wesleyan 92, Scranton 70
1998 men's soccer - Ohio Wesleyan 2, Greensboro 1
2001 women's soccer - Ohio Wesleyan 1, Amherst 0
2002 women's soccer - Ohio Wesleyan 1, Messiah 0

Ohio Wesleyan All-Americans - Battling Bishop All-America selections for each sport.