As the Wilson College mascot, the Phoenix embodies strength, spirit
and life. Mythologically, the phoenix is a legendary beast said to live a
life of solitude. At the end of its life, it is ignited by the sun and
fans the flames with its own wings. From the ashes emerges a phoenix
filled with renewed spirit and life.
The Phoenix represents the student-athlete who perseveres through
difficulties and finds strength in herself and others. It represents the
individual who provides the spark, the support, the motivation for her
team; who encourages them to continue seeking their burning desire for
We seek to idealize the spirit of the Phoenix. It is in defeat that
we rise from the ashes, in victory we bask in the flames of strength,
and in the journey that we live a life of commitment and dedication.
Join us and ignite your fire within.