Wesleyan Cardinals football

The Wesleyan Cardinals football team represents Wesleyan University in the sport of American football. It is a member of the Division III New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and competes against traditional Little Three rivals Amherst and Williams.

Wesleyan Cardinals football
First season1875
StadiumAndrus Field
LocationMiddletown, Connecticut
ConferenceNESCAC
ColorsCardinal and Black
   
MascotCardinals

Wesleyan is one of the 39 founding members of the NCAA.[1] The Cardinals’ home field, Andrus Field, is the oldest continuously used American football field in the world.[2][3] Andrus Field is also the oldest continuously used baseball field in the world as the Wesleyan baseball team also uses Andrus Field.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leilana McKindra, Founding members hold true to NCAA educational mission, The NCAA News, 7 December 2005. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Corwin Stadium at Andrus Field - Football". Wesleyan Athletics.
  3. ^ "Games Today at the Oldest Football Fields - 11/05/2011". Chattanoogan.com. Retrieved 2012-08-25.
  4. ^ "Wesleyan Athletics" (PDF). Wesleyan Athletics.
  5. ^ a b c "Wesleyan University Alumni and the NFL". Wesleyan Athletics.

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