2021 Wilmington University Men's Soccer News

  • Men's Soccer vs. No 16 Gannon
    September 19, 2021
    A battle of Top 25 teams lived up to its billing on Saturday, as the 13th ranked Wilmington University men's soccer team needed to score two late goals to overcome 16th ranked Gannon. Gannon scored first in the 75th minute, but Yohan Kim scored 33 seconds later and then Pol Romero headed one home in the 87th minute to cap the comeback. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • No. 13 Men’s Soccer Again Comes From Behind for 2-1 Victory Over No. 16 Gannon
    September 18, 2021
    Pol Romero scored his first collegiate career goal in fine fashion, heading one home in the final four minutes to help the No. 13 Wilmington University men’s soccer team comeback and defeat No. 16 Gannon on Saturday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Men’s Soccer Holds Firm at No. 13 in Week Two of United Soccer Coaches National Top 25
    September 15, 2021
    The Wilmington University men’s soccer team remains at No. 13 in NCAA DII as the United Soccer Coaches released its Week 2 National Top 25 on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Shawn Genus’ Hat Trick Paves Way for 5-0 Victory over Southern Connecticut State
    September 15, 2021
    Shawn Genus scored three second half goals in a span of less than 13 minutes while the Wilmington University men’s soccer team secured its first shutout of the season, 5-0, against Southern Connecticut State on Wednesday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • No. 13 Men's Soccer vs. Southern Connecticut State
    September 15, 2021
    The 13th ranked Wilmington University men's soccer team got off to a slow start on Wednesday, but turned it into high gear with four goals in the second half against Southern Connecticut State. Yohan Kim gave the Wildcats a 1-0 lead at halftime, but then Shawn Genus came out and scored three straight goals early in the second half to put the game away. Tajhay Williams capped the scoring with a scorcher late. Kostis Parisis made 3 saves for his first shutout. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Carson Talboys Named CACC Defensive Player of the Week
    September 13, 2021
    Carson Talboys keeps the title at Wilmington University for another week, being named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon by the conference office.
  • Two Second Half Goals by No. 13 Men’s Soccer Provide 2-1 Comeback against SNHU
    September 11, 2021
    A pair of second half goals brought the No. 13 Wilmington University men’s soccer team back from a halftime deficit at Southern New Hampshire, winning 2-1 on Saturday afternoon at Penmen Stadium.
  • West Chester Scores Late to Force Stalemate with No. 13 Men’s Soccer, 1-1
    September 08, 2021
    A goal in the 86th minute allowed West Chester to salvage a 1-1 tie with the No. 13 ranked Wilmington University men’s soccer team on Wednesday afternoon at Rockwell Field.
  • Four Wildcats Named CACC Players of the Week to Kickstart 2021 Fall Campaign
    September 07, 2021
    The 2021 fall season has finally started and it didn’t take long for the Wilmington University student-athletes to make their mark in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference as the conference office has announced this week’s Players of the Week.
  • Men’s Soccer Ranked No. 13 in First Week of United Soccer Coaches National Poll
    September 07, 2021
    A pair of convincing victories in the opening weekend of play has the Wilmington University men’s soccer team moving up the ranks as they are now 13th in this week’s United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II National Poll.
  • Three Second Half Goals Lift Men’s Soccer Past No. 15 Adelphi, 3-1
    September 05, 2021
    Three second half goals lifted the Wilmington University men’s soccer team past nationally 15th ranked Adelphi, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • Men's Soccer vs. Bentley
    September 03, 2021
    There was no rust for the Wilmington University men's soccer team, as they defeated Bentley, 5-2, in the 2021 season opener on Thursday. Shawn Genus scored two goals and added an assist for five points while Shoki Yoshida added two goals as well. Hakim Williams and Richard Thompson assisted on two goals each as well while Reinoud van Eijk got on the board with a goal as well. Interview with Shawn Genus. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Four First Half Goals Carry Men’s Soccer to 5-2 Victory over Bentley in Season Opener
    September 02, 2021
    Even time couldn’t keep the Wilmington University men’s soccer team off the scoreboard, as they picked up right where they left off the 2019 season, beating Bentley, 5-2, in the 2021 season opener on Thursday at the WU Athletics Complex.
  • 2021 Men's Soccer Season Preview
    September 02, 2021
    18th year head coach Nick Papanicolas has a lot of new faces heading into 2021, but they are excited nonetheless to get going after missing the entire 2020-21 season to the COVID pandemic. The team is not only looking to repeat as CACC Regular Season Champions, but also looking to take that regular season success deep into the postpseason in 2021. The season begins Thursday against Bentley at the WU Athletics Complex. Copyright 2021; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • VIDEO: 2021 Men's Soccer Season Preview
    September 01, 2021
    When the Wilmington University men's soccer team takes the field Thursday for its 2021 season opener, it will be 649 days since they last seen the pitch back on November 23, 2019 in the NCAA Regional Tournament at Franklin Pierce. 
  • Wildcats Picked Second in 2021 CACC Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 23, 2021
    The Wilmington University men’s soccer team picked up 121 total points, along with four first place votes, to be picked second overall as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference announced its 2021 Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll on Monday.
  • Men’s Soccer Roster Complete with Signing of 2021 Recruiting Class
    August 17, 2021
    The 2021 preseason will feature a multitude of new faces for the Wilmington University men’s soccer team, as head coach Nick Papanicolas welcomes 22 new student-athletes as a part of his 2021 recruiting class.
  • Men’s Soccer 2020 Signing Class Finally Ready to Take Pitch
    July 22, 2021
    The 2020 signing class has waited a long time to compete for the Wildcats, but Wilmington University men’s soccer head coach Nick Papanicolas will finally be able to get the 2020 class of eight student-athletes on the turf at the WU Athletics Complex for this upcoming 2021 fall season.