Athletics News

  • A Message from University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon
    June 05, 2020
    Below is a message from Wilmington University Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon regard the death of George Floyd.  The message can be found on our university website here: https://blog.wilmu.edu/news/2020/06/04/a-message-from-wilmington-university-president-dr-laverne-t-harmon/
  • 2019-20 Wildcats of the Week
    June 01, 2020
    Entering its fifth year, the Wildcat of the Week award focuses on individual performances on the field/court/course over the past seven days. Every Monday, two student-athletes (one male and one female) will be selected and featured on the home page as this week’s Wildcat of the Week.
  • Wilmington’s Men Sports Keep Rolling Despite Pandemic, Claim 11th Straight CACC  Restaino Cup
    May 19, 2020
    ith two Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championships and two other trips to the semifinals, the Wilmington University men’s athletics programs claimed its 11th consecutive Alfred R. Restaino, Sr., Cup for the 2019-20 academic season.
  • Wilmington’s Emma Kongevold Named CACC Top XVI Award Winner in Women’s Track & Field
    May 15, 2020
    Wilmington University student-athlete Emma Kongevold on Friday was named the winner of Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Top XVI Award in women's track & field for having the highest cumulative grade point average in the sport, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara
  • Wilmington Places Most Honorees on the 2020 CACC Women’s Track and Field All-Academic Team 
    May 12, 2020
    The Wilmington University women’s track and field team placed eight student-athletes on the 2020 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Academic Team as announced by the conference Tuesday morning.
  • Men’s Track and Field Places Two Student-Athletes to 2020 CACC All-Academic Team
    May 11, 2020
    A total of 34 student-athletes were named to the 2020 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Men’s Track and Field All-Academic Team, which included two male athletes from Wilmington University.
  • Danny Sullivan and Mitchell Leslie Earn a Spot on 2020 CACC Baseball All-Academic Team
    May 08, 2020
    The Wilmington University baseball team earned two Wildcats on the 2020 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Academic Team, as announced by the conference Friday morning.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Earns Four Student-Athletes to 2020 CACC All-Academic Team
    May 07, 2020
    Continuing the 2020 Spring All-Academic Teams, the Wilmington University women’s lacrosse team placed four student-athletes to the 2020 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Women’s Lacrosse All-Academic Team Thursday morning.
  • Men’s Lacrosse Notches Five Student-Athletes to 2020 CACC All-Academic Team
    May 06, 2020
    The Wilmington University men’s lacrosse team placed five student-athletes on the 2020 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Men’s Lacrosse All-Academic Team, as announced by the conference this morning.
  • Four Wildcats Named to 2020 CACC Softball All-Academic Team
    May 05, 2020
    The Wilmington University softball team placed four student-athletes on the 2020 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Softball All-Academic Team on Tuesday, as announced by the conference commissioner Dan Mara.
  • CACC Retrospective Series: 2015 Wilmington Baseball
    April 30, 2020
    The CACC continued its original series, CACC Retrospective, on Wednesday night, and featured the 2015 Wilmington University baseball team that came from behind to win the CACC Championship and a week later was the first CACC baseball team to claim the East Regional Tournament Championship and earn a bid to the NCAA Division II Championships. 
  • Wilmington University Announces its 11th Class of Athletics Academic All-Star Student-Athletes
    April 23, 2020
    Now in its 11th year of existence, the Wilmington University athletics department announces a record 119 student-athletes as Academic All-Stars for its annual Athletics Academic All-Star program, announced virtually by the athletics department.
  • Mark Hall Named CACC Golf Coach of the Year as Valverde and Kettleson Earn All-CACC
    April 21, 2020
    For the first time in his career, Wilmington University golf coach Mark Hall has been named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year, highlighting the major awards as two Wildcats were named All-CACC in the postseason report, as announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Bowling Finishes as No. 24 and No. 7 In Final NTCA National and DII/DIII Polls
    April 18, 2020
    Although their championship run was cut short this spring season, the Wilmington University bowling team finished 24th overall in The National Tenpin Coaches Association April Poll, while ranking seventh in the NTCA DII/DIII Final Poll.
  • NCAA Releases Infractions Report
    April 16, 2020
    Wilmington University self-reported violations to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) that were committed by its former head women’s tennis coach during the fall of 2016 through January of 2019. The case was resolved through cooperative summary disposition.
  • CACC Spring Spotlight: Logan Stinson (Men's Lacrosse)
    April 15, 2020
    Following the March 13 cancellation of the remainder of the spring 2020 NCAA athletics season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference instituted a Spring Spotlight series. Each of the 14 CACC member schools has been given the opportunity to spotlight a student-athlete that was off to a strong start in each of its spring sports.
  • CACC Spring Spotlight: Dan Hyatt (Baseball)
    April 15, 2020
    Following the March 13 cancellation of the remainder of the spring 2020 NCAA athletics season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference instituted a Spring Spotlight series. Each of the 14 CACC member schools has been given the opportunity to spotlight a student-athlete that was off to a strong start in each of its spring sports.
  • CACC Spring Spotlight: Rosa'Lynn Burton (Softball)
    April 15, 2020
    Following the March 13 cancellation of the remainder of the spring 2020 NCAA athletics season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference instituted a Spring Spotlight series. Each of the 14 CACC member schools has been given the opportunity to spotlight a student-athlete that was off to a strong start in each of its spring sports.
  • CACC Spring Spotlight: Brooke Siebert (Women's Lacrosse)
    April 15, 2020
    Following the March 13 cancellation of the remainder of the spring 2020 NCAA athletics season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference instituted a Spring Spotlight series. Each of the 14 CACC member schools has been given the opportunity to spotlight a student-athlete that was off to a strong start in each of its spring sports.
  • Bowling’s CC Riojas Named NTCA Division II/III Rookie of the Year
    April 13, 2020
    Freshman bowling standout CC Riojas concludes a record-breaking season for the Wilmington University bowling team by being named the National Ten Pin Coaches Association Division II/III Rookie of the Year, as the organization announced the 2019-2020 All-America and Special Honors on Monday.
  • CACC Retrospective Series: 2019 CACC Softball Championship
    April 10, 2020
    The CACC began an original series on Thursday night, CACC Retrospective, and featured the 2019 Wilmington University softball team that needed to win three games in one day to claim the 2019 CACC Softball Championship.
  • NAIA Throwback Thursday: Aleesa (Degliobizzi) Kelly (Class of '04)
    April 09, 2020
    Wilmington University has a tremendous tradition that includes success at the conference, regional, and national levels. There have been numerous All-Americans who have excelled during competition and in the classroom. But did you know before the Wildcats joined the NCAA in 2004, there was an impressive tradition of excellence already established?
  • Rachel Hirst and CC Riojas Earn Women’s Bowling’s First Ever ECC All-Conference Honors
    March 27, 2020
    For the first time in program history, the Wilmington University women’s bowling team earned two student-athletes to the 2019-20 East Coast Conference Women’s Bowling All-Conference Teams, as announced by the ECC Friday morning.
  • WilmU Cheerleading Welcomes Applications for 2020-21 Online Video Tryouts
    March 27, 2020
    The Wilmington University cheerleading team is gearing up for the 2020-21 season by holding online video tryouts for all incoming freshmen, graduate students, and transfer applicants.
  • Men’s and Women’s Basketball Place Six Student-Athletes on 2019-20 All-Academic Teams
    March 26, 2020
    Following the 2019-20 men’s and women’s basketball seasons, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference has announced the 2019-20 All-Academic Honorees, which included six individuals from Wilmington University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams.
  • A Message From Dr. Whitby
    March 18, 2020
    Dr. Stefanie Whitby, Wilmington University Director of Athletics and Assistant Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, wrote a letter to her Wildcat Family regarding the recent events.
  • COURAGE THROUGH ADVERSITY: #WilmUMLax's Colyn Lyons
    March 19, 2020
    The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is proud to continue with a new spring highlight series titled "Courage Through Adversity". The conference will highlight student-athletes and the adversity they have gone through either during their collegiate career or prior to getting to college to be able to excel at their sport.
  • COURAGE THROUGH ADVERSITY: #WilmUSoftball's Rosa'Lynn Burton
    March 19, 2020
    The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is proud to continue with a new spring highlight series titled "Courage Through Adversity". The conference will highlight student-athletes and the adversity they have gone through either during their collegiate career or prior to getting to college to be able to excel at their sport.
  • COURAGE THROUGH ADVERSITY: #WilmUBaseball's Brooks Ryan
    March 19, 2020
    The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is proud to continue with a new spring highlight series titled "Courage Through Adversity". The conference will highlight student-athletes and the adversity they have gone through either during their collegiate career or prior to getting to college to be able to excel at their sport.
  • CACC Statement in Regards to COVID-19
    March 13, 2020
    The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and Wilmington University have announced the suspension of all spring championships and non-championship competitions and travel for the remainder of the academic year due to the rapidly developing information and decisions related to COVID-19.
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