Haley Downin and Justin Brooks Take Home CACC Top XVI Awards for Academic ProwessPrior to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Semifinals, the conference office presented the All-Conference Teams and Major Awards, along with the CACC Top XVI Awards for academic excellence. The Wildcats swept the Top XVI Award for the diamond sports as Haley Downin and Justin Brooks won for their respective sports.
The Wilmington University baseball team was unable to find the key hits on Friday, falling to Southern Connecticut State, 6-2, and Southern New Hampshire, 6-2, in the NCAA Division II East 1 Regional at Wilson Field.
The Wilmington University baseball team is back in the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament after winning the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Saturday. It is the tenth regional appearance in the Wildcats’ NCAA era.
The Wilmington University baseball team heard its name called to participate in the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament on Sunday night for the 10th time in program history but learned it will host one side of the bracket for the first time in its NCAA era.
The final game of the 2022 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament was necessary on Saturday, but the Wilmington University baseball team battled back to claim its ninth Conference Championship, 8-6, over Post at Municipal Stadium.
Kyle Maxell’s hot hand led the Wilmington University baseball team past Post in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Winner’s Bracket game between the two number one seeds, 12-0, on Friday at Municipal Stadium.
The Wilmington University Baseball team started on the right foot in the 2022 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament, topping the North Division’s No. 2 seed Felician University, 11-8, to advance into the winner’s bracket on Thursday at Municipal Stadium.
The Wilmington University baseball team is making its 13th straight appearance in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament in 2022, this year as the No. 1 overall seed after winning the South Division Regular Season Championship. The 2022 tournament will be hosted by Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut.
The Wilmington University baseball team placed five student-athletes on the 2022 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Conference Teams, including the CACC Pitcher of the Year Ryan Sandberg and CACC Coach of the Year Brian August, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Men's Lacrosse vs. St. Thomas AquinasA six-goal third quarter expanded the Wilmington University men's lacrosse team's lead as it went on to a 14-9 nonconference victory over St. Thomas Aquinas on Saturday at the WU Athletics Complex to remain undefeated. Freshman Logan Stinson scored six points, putting gin four goals while adding two assists. Giovanni Marino scored two goals while adding an assist, and Jacob Herman scored once and added a team high three assists. Jake Mollohan led the defense with three caused turnovers while Colyn Lyons and Jacob Herman had two each. Noah Given made 10 saves in net for the Wildcats.
Women's Lacrosse vs. BartonA strong start for the Wilmington University women’s lacrosse team led them to a 17-5 win over Barton Wednesday morning in their season opener at the WU Athletics Complex. Maddie Day would lead the Wildcats with seven goals and seven points, while Lashay Ross netted five goals and dished out three assists for eight points, while also winning four draw controls. Delaney Steele would make five assists and score one goal for six points, as Maris Allen scored twice. Junior Taylor Lambeth had two assists and one goal, with Brooke Siebert winning 11 draw controls.
Women's Basketball vs. ConcordiaA strong defensive stance from the Wilmington University women’s basketball team would help lead them to a 60-50 win over Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference cross-division foe Concordia Saturday afternoon at the Complex. Wilmington held the Clippers shooting to just 26.9 percent from the floor in the contest, while out rebounding their opponent, 58-42. Sabreen Muslim would lead the Wildcats with 14 points and 14 rebounds securing her fourth double-double, as Kiara Eubanks finished with 13 points and six rebounds. Emily Ansah notched her fifth double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds, as LaShyra Williams tied her season-high with 13 rebounds.
Men's Basketball vs. Chestnut HillThe Wilmington University men's basketball team tied a single game program record with 17 made three-pointers, using the long ball late to break away from Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference foe Chestnut Hill, 96-85, on Tuesday night at the WU Athletics Complex. Jermaine Head led the scoring with 34 points, hitting 5-of-11 from three-point land, adding 10 assists for the double-double. He also had six rebounds and three steals in the win.
Jordan Harding hit four three-pointers and finished with 24 points, adding six rebounds as well. Taalib Holloman went 4-of-7 from downtown, leading to 20 points as well. Danny Walsh chipped in with three made three-pointers, tallying 11 points while adding five assists. WU is now 7-15, 5-8 CACC.
Women's Basketball vs. Chestnut HillA fast start for the Wilmington University women’s basketball team would help them to a 77-67 win over Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division Chestnut Hill Tuesday night at the Complex. LaShyra Williams would have a game-high 19 points, going 7-8 from the foul line, while grabbing 13 rebounds, and dishing seven assists, for the near triple-double. Sabreen Muslim would add 16 points, going 6-13 from the floor with six rebounds, as Emily Ansah finished with 12 points, and four rebounds. Jadyn Whitsitt would finish with 11 points, seven rebounds, and three assists. WU is now 4-17, 4-9 CACC.
Women's Basketball vs. FelicianThe Wilmington University women's basketball team secured their second victory of the season with an 89-59 win over Felician Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats had five players in double figures, including graduate student LaShyra Williams and junior Sabreen Muslim who both scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Kasha Andrews chipped in 16 points and five assists. Tiffany Jackson added 12 points, and six rebounds off the bench, as Kiara Eubanks added 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and three steals. WU is now 2-14, 2-6 CACC.
Men's Basketball vs. Georgian CourtThe Wilmington University men's basketball team defeated CACC foe Georgian Court, 76-66 Wednesday night at the WU Athletics Complex. The men would go on a 30-9 run against the Lions in a span of eight minutes to control the lead. Jermaine Head had a game-high 32 points, with 6 rebounds, and 6 assists, while going 8-8 from the free throw line. Jordan Harding added 11 points and 6 rebounds, as Kameron Cooper chipped in with 9 points. Freshman Eli Gibson grabbed 9 rebounds. WU is now 4-10, 2-3 CACC.
Men's Basketball vs. BloomfieldAfter a slow start which saw the Wildcats down by as many as nine points, the men's basketball team stormed back and led by as many as 11 in the second half before hanging on late for the 67-64 CACC victory over Bloomfield. Jermaine Head set a new single game mark for most makes from the foul line without a miss, going a perfect 13-for-13 on the day, finishing with a game high 24 points. Jordan Harding hit three three-pointers and finished with 15 points while Taalib Holloman and Chima Okwu-Lawrence led the team with nine rebounds each. They held Bloomfield to just 31 percent shooting from the floor, including just 20.8 percent (5-for-24) from three-point land. Jon Buzby and Marty Sheehan on the call. Copyright 2020; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Women's Basketball vs. BloomfieldThe Wilmington University women's basketball team secured their first victory of the 2019-20 season with a 66-59 win over cross-division rival Bloomfield on Saturday afternoon at the Complex. With the win, the women are now 1-11, 1-3 CACC this year. Kasha Andrews came off the bench and had a game-high 15 points, going 5-9 from behind the three-point line. Tiffany Jackson led the starters with 13 points, going 6-12 from the floor with four rebounds, as Jadyn Whitsitt added 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds. LaShyra Williams chipped in with 11 points and eight rebounds, going 3-5 from behind the arc.
2019 WilmU Athletics Happy HolidaysThe Wilmington University Athletics Department would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year! That's a wrap for 2019, we'll see you in 2020! Lets Go Cats!
Men's Basketball vs. BloomsburgThe Wilmington University men's basketball team won their second consecutive game of the season with a 96-82 win over PSAC foe Bloomsburg Monday night. The Wildcats are now 2-8 on the season. Jermaine Head scored a career-high 38 points, tying for third most all-time in a single game in program history.
Men's Basketball vs. KutztownThe Wildcats used its defense to capture its first victory over the 2019-20 season, a 74-69 victory over visiting Kutztown on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats led by as many as 13 in the first half, but carried just a two-point lead into the break. The Golden Bears then led by as many as nine in the second half before the Wildcats came back for the win. Jermaine Head led with 27 points, goign 10-of-10 from the foul line, adding five rebounds and three assists. Kam Cooper came off the bench to score 12 points, 10 of which came inthe second half, adding a steal and dunk late in the game. He also had four rebounds, three steals, and two assists. The Wildcats force Kutztown into 21 turnovers, picking up eight steals and 26 points off those turnovers in the win. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved. Play-by-play by Jon Buzby and Marty Sheehan.
2019 NCAA Men's Soccer Selection ShowThe Wildcats earned an at-large bid into the 2019 NCAA Tournament, making it back-to-back seasons for the first itme in program history. They earned the No. 5 seed and will travel to No. 4 Franklin Pierce for a Second Round game, getting a bye in the First Round. It is their fifth overall at-large selection since 2009. They will play in Rindge, N.H. on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
No. 1 Men's Soccer vs. No. 8 ConcordiaThe No. 1 ranked Wilmington University men's soccer team defeated No. 8 Concordia, 7-4 in the CACC Quarterfinal game at the Complex on Monday afternoon. Lorne Bickley and Abdul Mansaray both recorded two goals and one assist in the win. With Bickely's second goal of the game, he broke the all-time record for points in a single-season at WilmU with 55. Shawn Genus had one goal and two assists, while Joe Bell recorded one goal. Ben Jordan had two assists, as Fredrik Bentdal had one assist. WU is now 17-1-1 on the season. They will play No.. 5 Georgian Court at Post in the Semifinals.
Women's Volleyball vs. FelicianOn senior day, the wildcats secured their third straight win with a 3-0 sweep over Felician. Senior Rebecca Rawlinson led the Wildcats with 9 kills, 5 blocks, and 4 digs. Angel Oliver added 8 kills and hit .500 on the day. Sarah Couch had a double-double with 30 assists and 14 digs, while freshman Elly Collins had 24 digs. WU is now 18-11, 10-5 CACC.
Men's Soccer vs. Goldey-BeacomThe 8th ranked #WilmUMSoccer team captured its second straight CACC Regular Season Championship with a 3-0 victory against crosstown rival Goldey-Beacom on Wednesday. Joe Bell scored the game's first goal and Lorne Bickley scored his CACC record breaking 23rd goal of the year for the 2-0 first half lead. Abdul Mansaray than scored his 13th goal of the yea rin the second half. Gabriel Prgomet made two saves to record his seventh shutout of the season.Teh Wildcats are now 15-1-1 overall and 9-1-1 in the CACC with one match remaining in the regular season. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Women's Soccer vs. Goldey-BeacomFacing the third place team in the CACC, the Wilmington University women's soccer team held off cross-town rival Goldey-Beacom, 2-1 on Senior Day. Alex Keck and Kailey Hyland scored both goals for the Wildcats, as Allison Hartwyk had an assist. Emily Camp made three saves in the net. WU is now 7-8-1, 6-4-1 CACC.
Men's Soccer vs. CaldwellThe men's soccer team extended its winning streak to four straight, scoring 23 goals in that span, with a 5-2 victory over Caldwell on Saturday. NCAA Division II leading scorer Lorne Bickley added two more goals, now with 19 goals on the year. Hakim Williams scored twice as well, while Joe Bell added his fourth goal of the year as a defender. Taiki Kinugawa dished out the first two assists on the day while Elliott Johnson and Nick Langat also added assists. The Wildcats are now 12-1-1 overall, and 5-1-1 in CACC play. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Women's Volleyball vs Goldey BeacomThe Wilmington University women's volleyball team defeated cross-town rival Goldey Beacom 3-0 to improve to 14-7, 6-3 CACC. Mandy Behiels had 10 kills, Sarah Couch had a double-double of 32 assists and 10 digs, while Elly Collins led the back row with 12 digs. Angel Oliver had 6 blocks and 6 kills.
Volleyball vs Chestnut HillWilmington University Volleyball holds off Chestnut Hill 3-1 on Thursday night to improve to 12-7, 4-3 CACC. Three Wildcats had double digit kills in the win. Mandy Behiels had 18 kills and 14 digs. Bailey Andrews had 15 kills, as Rebecca Rawlinson had 11 kills, 6 blocks, and 5 service aces. Sarah Couch dished out a career high 50 assists.
Men's Soccer vs. Staten IslandThe Wildcats snapped a two-game winless streak with a 6-0 shutout of Staten Island on Wednesday at home. Four goals came in the second half as the Wildcats earned their fourth shutout of the year. Abdul Mansaray and Ben Jordan scored two goals each while Dimitrios Anastasiou and Taiki Kinugawa collected their first goals of the year in the win. Davion Wedderburn and Hakim Williams tallied assists. Gabriel Prgomet made two stops for the win. Play by play by Daniel Loyo. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Men's Soccer vs. PostIn a rematch of the 2018 CACC Championship, the Wilmington University men's soccer team tied Post, 1-1 after two overtimes on Saturday afternoon. Lorne Bickley connected with Fredrik Bentdal and Joe Bell off a corner kick to tie the game up at 1-1 in the 58th, but that's all the WIldcats would get ending the game in a tie. Grabriel Prgomet made three saves in the net for WilmU. The Wildcats are now 8-1-1, 3-1-1 CACC..
Men's Soccer vs. DominicanThe scoring onslaught continued for the Wildcats on Saturday, as they shutout Dominican, 5-0, to help the Wildcats sweep Homecoming Weekend. Shawn Genus and Lorne Bickley scored two goals while Ben Jordan capped the afternoon with a goal. Gabriel Prgomet made two stops in goal to preserve the shutout for the Wildcats, as they improve to 8-0, 3-0 in CACC play. They have now won 15 straight at the WU Athletics Complex. Copyright 2019; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Women's Soccer vs. DominicanThe Wilmington University women's soccer team defeated Dominican 3-0 on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a triple header for Homecoming 2019. The Wildcats were led by freshmen Sammie Bennett, Samantha Emmi, and Kailey Hyland who all scored a goal. Lina Boussif and Emily Navarrete each had in assist in the game. Emily Camp made one save for her second shutout of the season. WilmU is now 3-3-1, 2-0-1 CACC.
Women's Volleyball vs. USciencesThe Wilmington University volleyball team defeated USciences, 3-1 on Saturday afternoon to kickstart Homecoming 2019. Mandy Behiels led the Wildcats with 12 kills and 10 digs. Sarah Couch also notched a double-double with 31 assists and 11 digs. Bailey Andrews and Rebecca Rawlinson both had seven kills, as Rawlinson ha 10 blocks (seven solo). WilmU is now 10-5, 2-1 CACC.
Volleyball vs. Georgian CourtThe Wildcats came out and took the first two sets against Georgian Court, but the Lions didn't roll over easily, as they came back to force game four and game five at the WU Athletics Complex. Down 9-7, the Wildcats fought back to take a 10-9 lead in the 5th, and then scored three straight again to take a 13-10 lead. The teams traded points