Men's Lacrosse vs. District of Columbia The Wilmington men's lacrosse program played its inaugural game on February 27, 2018 at home against the Distrit of Columbia. Josh Burley scored the program's first ever goal in the first quarter, tallying three marks in the game. The Wildcats closed the deficit to 5-4 with 29 seconds left in the first half, but UDC answered with five straight goals to take command of the game. Cory Melvin scored teh final three goals for the Wildcats, collecting another hat trick for the Wildcats in their first ever game. Noah Given made 15 saves in goal. Copyright 2018; Wilminton University. All rights reserved.
Baseball 2018 Season Preview The Wilmington University baseball team prepares for the 2018 season opening games in Myrtle Beach, looking to get off to a good start and head into the CACC portion of their schedule. They are looking to win their first CACC Championship since 2015 when they also won the East Regional Tournament and went to the NCAA Division II National Tournament. We caught up with 14th year head coach Brian August and senior lefty Zach Rumford before they hopped on the bus for Myrtle Beach. Copyright 2018, Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Softball 2018 Season Preview The 2018 Wilmingotn University softball team starts it's season with trips to Myrtle Beach and Clermont, Florida, searching to continue its trend of reaching four straight NCAA Division II East Regional Tournaments at season's end. The Wildcats home opener will be on Saturday, March 17 against Bloomfield at Asbury Field. Interview with head coach Mike Shehorn. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Men's Basketball vs. Jefferson Take a look at the run the Wilmington men's basketball rattled off against Jefferson to take control fo the match. They went for 15 straight en route to a final 23-3 run to take a 67-38 lead with 9:17 left in the second half. The Wildcats went on to a 79-61 CACC victory over Jefferson to raise their overall record to 10-8, improving to 5-4 in the CACC and just one game out of first place in the South Division. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Men's Basketball vs Georgian Court The men's basketball team hit their first three three-pointers of the game and scored the first 15 points of the game en route to a 92-68 CACC victory over Georgian Court at the Complex on Saturday. Shawn Church hit five of his seven three-pointers in the first half, scoring 17 of his 23 in the opening 20 minutes. Miles Gillette took over the second half, scoring 20 of his career high 34 in the final 20 minutes. He hit four three-pointers as well, adding 14 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the year. Jermaine Head chipped in with 18 points, eight assists, and five steals. The Wildcats are now 9-6, 4-2 in the CACC. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Women's Basketball vs. Georgian Court The women's basketball team not only needed a 12-point first quarter and halftime deficit to overcome, but also a 10-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter to comeback and stun Georgian Court, 86-83, on Saturday at the WU Athletics Complex. Macy Robinson scored 26 of her game-high 29 points in the second half, including what would be the game-winning steal and full court layup with 24 seconds left. She also added five assists, five steals, and 10 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the year. Nyree Grant finished with 14 while Mikala Casimir poured in a career high 13 points to go with six rebounds and five assists. Emma Matthews added 11 points and nine rebounds while Jadyn Whitsitt chipped in with 11 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. The Wildcats are now 5-9, 2-4 in the CACC. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Happy Holidays 2017 The #WilmUAthletics Department would like to wish all the student-athletes, coaches, staff, parents, and fans a joyous and safe holiday season! Enjoy your break and come back rested and ready to take on your upcoming seasons!
Men's Basketball vs. #19 Shippensburg The Wilmington men's basketball team battled back to defeat #19 Shippensburg, 73-71, using another last second three-pointer to beat a PSAC opponent! Jermaine Head did it last week at Millersville, today it was Danny Walsh's three from the corner with 3.6 seconds left to stun the Raiders. The Raiders last ditch 3 pointer was good, but waived off as the shot did not beat the buzzer. The Wildcats were once up 14, but then found themselves down nine with 6:50 left in regulation. It is the first win over a nationall ranked opponent in the program's NCAA era. Copyright 2017; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Men's Basketball 2017-18 Season Preview The men's basketball team opens the 2017-18 season with a home tournament against NYIT and LIU Post. The Wildcats are coming off their best season to date, looking to stamp the program down in the CACC. They went 19-10 overall last year, 14-5 inside the CACC, but fell in the CACC Quarterfinals. They are looking to take another step forward with the 2017-18 season. We caught up with head coach Dan Burke to discuss the upcoming season. Copyright 2017; Wilmington University. All rights reserevd.
Women's Basketball 2017-18 Season Preview The Wildcats' season came down to the regular season final last year, narrowly missing the CACC Tournament. The Wildcats went 12-16 overall, 9-10 in the CACC. They were picked to finish tied for fifth in the South Division in this year's CACC Preseason Coaches' Poll, but look to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2009-10 season. We caught up with head coach Rob Miller and student-athletes Macy Robinson and LaShyra Williams to talk about the upcoming season. Copyright 2017; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.