Bishops for Winter Sports

This campaign ended on April 23, 2020, but you can still make a gift to Ohio Wesleyan University by clicking here!

Bishops for Bishops

Honor Battling Bishops of today and tomorrow with your gift to Team OWU.

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Bishops for Bishops
Bishops for Winter Sports
393 Donors
$62,491 Donated

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557 Student-Athletes. 105 Seniors. One Team.

When everything else in the world seems uncertain, there is one thing we know will never change: Battling Bishops never give up. Ohio Wesleyan athletics ended abruptly this year due to COVID-19, and student-athletes suddenly shifted from the pounding heartbeat of competition to the sinking heart of a season gone.

When competition ended, Ohio Wesleyan Athletics was in third place for the NCAC All-Sports Trophy, with the strong spring season still ahead. Even with the disappointment of a season unfinished, OWU’s student-athletes are rising to every new challenge that comes their way, from leaving friends and teammates behind to moving back home and navigating remote learning. We invite you to honor their commitment by making sure OWU Athletics has the resources to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s environment. 

A gift to Team OWU - Athletics helps support Battling Bishops Athletics’ greatest needs, including:

  • Uniforms and equipment for all 25 NCAA Division III Varsity sports;
  • Maintenance of fields, courts, pools, and equipment—expenses that persist even in the absence of competition;
  • Travel expenses for the regular season, tournaments, and player recruitment;
  • And much more.

Your gift of any amount will support Battling Bishop student-athletes today and tomorrow, but we invite you to consider a gift of:

  • $105 - In honor of 105 senior athletes
  • $55.70 - In honor of all 557 Battling Bishops student-athletes
  • $20.20 - In honor of a single athlete for the 2019-20 season

COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to our campus community, but we know this won’t last forever. We need your support to prepare all 25 Battling Bishops teams to return to competitive excellence this fall. You can also help support OWU’s Basketball, Swimming & Diving, and Wrestling student-athletes by sharing this campaign with your network or leaving an encouraging message on our Ohio Wesleyan University Sports page. Be sure to use the hashtag #Bishops4Bishops.

Bishops for Bishops means we are one team and always will be. Team OWU.

If you'd like to help spread the word about Bishops for Bishops with your Bishop network, please visit our virtual “Fan Section” in the Advocacy Dashboard for tools to help. Go Bishops!



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6% Students

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23% Parents

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6% Faculty/Staff

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3% Friends

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Donor list

Paula Dooley & Charles E Dooley III
Olivia Gillison
Theresa Bermingham
Shannon Bermingham
Derek Smith
Pamela Fulmer
Abby Adaway
Anthony Grawe & Rose Moller-Jacobs
Anthony Grawe
Tamala Mansfield & Scott Mansfield
Randi Borror
Aaron Adaway
Michelle O'Sullivan
DiGiacomo Family
Stacey and Daniel Lobdell
Kevin T Fahey & Kelsie M Patton
Suzanne Macy
Emmalee Nerantzis
Lauren Wagner
Julie Granfors Kiefer and Greg Kiefer
Kuang-Ting,Hsu & Luqiao Huang
Coach Hawes
Holly Gilbert
Emily Smythe
David Petrie
Curt Ormond
Erin Counihan
Elizabeth A Walker
Jean Chadderdon
Katie Bliss
Ralph A Cumston
Abby Jarvis
Jacob Beach
Eamon Curry

Annie Seiler & Rich Seiler matched $250
Diana Poos Roach photoDiana Roach gave $100
Doug Zipp gave $500