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The Rams men and women table tennis teams place first in the 2024 College Table Tennis Championships. (Photo courtesy Dennis Yanga)

Rams table tennis ‘family’ wins national championship

Thomas Parsons April 30, 2024

The Wesleyan Rams table tennis team brought another national championship title back to the university with a history of winning table tennis titles.   The men’s and women’s table tennis teams...

Raul Caballero Montes offers his pandemic experiences and recommendations

Raul Caballero Montes offers his pandemic experiences and recommendations

March 11, 2021

Raul Montes is a table tennis athlete, Biology major, Chemistry minor, current RA for Stella Russell Hall and a volunteer for the Food Pantry. He is also an advocate for international students.  In...

 Viyaleta Manastyrskaya prepares to hit a shot during a match.
Photo by Grant Bergmann

Belarus native finds home at Wesleyan

Ashton Willis March 29, 2019

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,”...

Jason Plog competes in a tournament earlier this season. 
Photo by: Little Joe

Rams win doubles title at national tournament

Ashton Willis April 26, 2018

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...

Freshman Marcus Waerstad practices at the Sid W. Richardson gym.
Photo by Heather Birge.

Waerstad enjoying life in America

Heather Birge December 5, 2016

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,”...

Pam Fontaine training with Coach Angie Bengtsson.
Photo by Cheyan Fite

Fontaine journeys to Rio for Paralympics 

Cheyan Fite August 29, 2016

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...

Jason Plog, photographed here playing for his former club team in Germany, currently has a rating of 2377 in the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association and is ranked No. 26 in the country.

Plog proves himself in America

Ricardo Cortez March 16, 2016

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...

Table tennis welcomes 8 freshmen

Table tennis welcomes 8 freshmen

Michael Acosta October 14, 2015

After falling just short of a 12th consecutive national title in April, the Texas Wesleyan table tennis team is back and ready for the 2015-2016 season. Despite the loss, head coach Jasna Rather said she...

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