29 Mar 2019

Belarus native finds home at Wesleyan

Viyaleta Manastyrskaya is a table tennis player from Gomel, Belarus who has been playing since she was nine years old. “When I was a kid, I tried different sports, but table tennis stole my heart,” she said. “I think it happened because of the people that were around me; I

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26 Apr 2018

Rams win doubles title at national tournament

The men’s table tennis team has a history of success and this past weekend was no exception. Zhe Feng and Bruno Venturo Dos Anjos won the men’s doubles title at the 2018 iSET College Table Tennis National Championships in Round Rock near Austin, according to ramsports.net. Jishan Liang advanced to

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05 Dec 2016

Waerstad enjoying life in America

Marcus Waerstad, a freshman business major, came to Texas Wesleyan on a table tennis scholarship with big dreams and aspirations for his time here. “I always have liked America and wanted to come here,” Waerstad said. “I want to stay here for at least 4 years, maybe longer.” Waerstad said

29 Aug 2016

Fontaine journeys to Rio for Paralympics 

Pam Fontaine has won three gold medals in Paralympic competitions, and she wants more.  Fontaine, a Texas Wesleyan adjunct faculty member, is heading to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this week to compete as part of Team USA in the Paralympic Games.  “Players are coming in from New York and Canada

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16 Mar 2016

Plog proves himself in America

Jason Plog was a success playing table tennis as a teenager in his native Germany. Introduced to the sport by a friend when he was nine, Plog was playing at the club level just a few years later. “My club back in Germany won the German National Team Championships in