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.
Women's Soccer vs. Holy Family in CACC Semifinal The second seeded Wildcats came back and defeated third seeded Holy Family, 3-1, in the CACC Tournament Semifinals at Georgian Court. The Wildcats advance to the CACC Championship on Sunday against top seeded Georgian Court. The Wildcats picked up goals from Alexa Smalley, Loran Wyrough, and Jessica Unsihuay after falling behind 1-0 in the eighth minute. It is the second time in program history the Wildcats will play for a CACC Championship, winning it in 2012. Interview with head coach Jeff Zoyac. Copyright 2017; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Women's Soccer vs. Post in CACC Tournament The second seeded Wildcats hosted the seventh seeded Post in the CACC Tournament Quarterfinals on Tuesday, October 31. The Wildcats jumped out to an early lead with goal from Krysta Memis, but the Eagles tied the match with an early second half goal. The game would go to overtime where Carin Essex-Arline would give the Wildcats the victory in the 97th minute. They advance to play in the CACC Tournament Semifinals hosted by Georgian Court on Friday. Copyright 2017; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Men's Soccer vs. Jefferson The Wilmington University men's soccer team came out with a purpose against CACC leading Jefferson in their regular season finale on Wednesday. They did not allow a shot in the first half, taking a 1-0 lead into the break on an Abdul Mansaray goal. Fredrik Bentdal made it 2-0 with a second half PK, while Vinny Tasca extended his shutout streak to 392:58 minutes by saving a PK of his own. The Wildcats will have a home game in next week's CACC First Round, but wait to see if they will be the third or fourth seed. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
Women's Soccer vs. Jefferson The Wilmington University women's soccer team ended the regular season with a 1-0 victory over Jefferson on Tuesday. Loran Wyrough scored her 16th goal in the 60th minute, which stood as the only goal of the game. The win was the Wildcats' sixth straight as they are now 12-5-1 overall, 10-2 in the CACC. The Wildcats could be the No. 2 seed in the CACC Tournament next week, depending on the Georgian Court/Holy Family game on Friday. Copyright 2017; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.