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About Wilmington University

Wilmington University is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II institution that competes in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). The Conference is comprised of 13 schools throughout Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Connecticut.

The Wildcats sponsor 16 intercollegiate athletic teams. In the fall, Wilmington offers men's and women's cross country, men's golf, men's and women's soccer, women's tennis, and women's volleyball. The winter season has men's and women's basketball, and women's bowling, while the spring consists of men's baseball, men's and women's lacrosse, women's softball, and men's and women's track & field.

The Athletic Department at Wilmington University aims to promote the education and development of our students through participation in intercollegiate athletics. The Athletic Department seeks to instill the desire to achieve academic and athletic excellence in all student-athletes, while fostering sportsmanship, school spirit, and ethical conduct that includes honesty, integrity and fair play.

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act 2022-2023 (PDF)

University Quickfacts

Location: New Castle, Del.
Founded: 1968
Enrollment: 3,300
Nickname: Wildcats
Colors: Green (PMS 348), Black, and White
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC)
Region: East Region (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, East Coast Conference, and Northeast-10 Conference)
President: Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon
Vice President - Student Affairs: Dr. Tina Barksdale
Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics: Dr. Stefanie Whitby
Associate Athletics Director: Brian August
Associate Athletics Director, Athletics Compliance, Senior Woman Administrator: Erin Harvey
NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative: Dr. Matt Wilson

Inside the CACC

The University participates in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC).  All members of the CACC are as follows; links to their athletic home pages can be followed by clicking the name of each institution:

Bloomfield College- Bloomfield, N.J.
University of Bridgeport - Bridgeport, Conn.
Caldwell University
- Caldwell, N.J.
Chestnut Hill College- Philadelphia, Pa.
Dominican University - Orangeburg, N.Y.
Felician University- Rutherford, N.J.
Georgian Court University- Lakewood, N.J.
Goldey-Beacom College- Wilmington, Del.
Holy Family University- Philadelphia, Pa.
Thomas Jefferson University- Philadelphia, Pa.
Post University- Waterbury, Conn.
Wilmington University- New Castle, Del.