2018 Wilmington University Baseball News

  • Twelve Wildcats Named to CACC Spring All-Academic Teams
    June 11, 2018
    The Wilmington University spring athletic teams placed 12 student-athletes on the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Academic Teams, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara last week.
  • Baseball’s Max Carney, Justin Mears, and Brad Scull Named All-East Region
    May 24, 2018
    Junior second baseman Max Carney leads a trio of Wilmington University baseball student-athletes on the three All-Region Teams, being named on all three while Justin Mears and Brad Scull were also honored for their outstanding junior seasons.
  • Baseball’s Season Comes to a Close, Falling 1-0 to Top Seed and #8 New Haven in Regional Tournament
    May 19, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball season came to a close on Saturday, dropping a 1-0 decision to top seed, host, and nationally ranked No. 8 New Haven in an elimination game in the 2018 NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament at Finnerty Field on the campus of Pace University.
  • Baseball Falls to Second Seeded St. Thomas Aquinas, 8-3, in First Round of NCAA Regional Tournament
    May 18, 2018
    St. Thomas Aquinas put the Wilmington University baseball team away late in the first game of the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament, 8-3, on Thursday, sending the Wildcats to the loser’s bracket of the double elimination tournament hosted by New Haven at Pace University’s Finnerty Field.
  • Bats Awaken in 10-5 Victory over No. 6 Merrimack as Wildcats Stay Alive in Regional Tournament
    May 18, 2018
    The offense came alive for the Wilmington University baseball team to stave off elimination in the 2018 NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament, 10-5, against sixth seeded Merrimack on Friday morning at Finnerty Field.
  • Baseball vs. Merrimack - Regionals
    May 18, 2018
    The bats came alive for the Wilmington University baseball team, as they scored four in the first and five in the third to jump all over Merrimack in an elimination game at teh 2018 NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament. Zach Rumford went 6.1 innings and the bullpen nailed down the 10-5 final for the Wildcats to stay alive. Kendall Small went 3-for-4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run scored while Nick Grant went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored. The Wildcats scored 10 runs on 10 hits in the game. Interview with head coach Brian August. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Baseball vs. St. Thomas Aquinas - Regionals
    May 17, 2018
    The seventh seeded Wildcats fell in the opener of the 2018 NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament, 8-3, to second seeded St. Thomas Aquinas on Thursday. The Wildcats had chances early, but couldn't convert while the Spartans had an unearned run in the second and added another in the fifth to lead 2-0. The Spartans got to the Wildcats' bullpen late in the game, finishing off the 8-3 victory. Christian Adorno homered for the Wildcats while Brooks Ryan went 2-for-4 with an RBI double. The Wildcats face sixth seeded Merrimack on Friday in an elimination game. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Tournament Preview: Seventh Seeded Wilmington Baseball Back In East Regional Tournament for First Time Since 2015
    May 16, 2018
    Following a two-year hiatus, the Wilmington University baseball team is back in the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament after winning the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship on Sunday. It is the eighth regional appearance in the Wildcats’ NCAA era.
  • Wilmington Baseball Named No. 7 Seed for East Regional Tournament; to Face No. 2 St. Thomas Aquinas on Thursday
    May 14, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team earned the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference’s automatic berth into the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament and was named the No. 7 seed in the upcoming tournament hosted by New Haven at Finnerty Field on the campus of Pace University.
  • Baseball vs Felician in CACC Championship
    May 14, 2018
    The Wildcats needed to win two games against Felician on Sunday to claim their seventh CACC Tournament Championship, and that is exactly what they did. In a pressure packed first game, it was a Brooks Ryan 10th inning two-run triple that was the deciding factor after an outstanding performance from senior Chuck Delagol. In the winner-take-all game, the Wildcats scored early and gave senior Nick Grant a 7-0 lead in the top of the sixth, with the big hit coming from senior Christian Adorno, a three-run double to right field. Nick Grant was named the CACC Tournament MVP for his stellar play in left, at the plate, and pitching seven strong innings in the championship game. Brad Scull, Chuck Delagol, Kendall Small, and Dakota Graham were also named to the All-Tournament Team. The Wildcats earn the CACC's automatic berth into the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament starting Thursday. Interviews with head coach Brian August, Chuck Delagol, and Nick Grant. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Champions Again: Wilmington Baseball Wins Two over Felician to Claim 2018 CACC Tournament Championship
    May 13, 2018
    A thrilling extra inning affair forced the “if necessary” game and the Wilmington University baseball team captured the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship with an 8-3 victor over Felician on Sunday afternoon at Municipal Stadium, hosted by Post University.
  • POSTPONED: Baseball vs. Felician in CACC Championship Pushed to Sunday
    May 12, 2018
    The weather cooperated with the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Baseball Tournament until Saturday, but the rains forced the Championship round to Sunday at Municipal Stadium at 11:00 a.m.
  • Baseball at Day 2 of 2018 CACC Tournament
    May 12, 2018
    The Wildcats fell into the losers bracket is a 6-1 loss to Felician with teh first game on Friday, but bounced back and advanced to the CACC Tournament Championship game with an 11-4 victory over Post in an elimination game. Kendall Small went 5-for-8 on the day, including 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI against Post. Zach Rumford battled through 6.1 innings for the win and Justin Mears pitched two innings for the save. The Wildcats will face Felician against in the Championship, needing two wins to claim the title. Interviews with head coach Brian August and first baseman Kendall Small. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Baseball Falls to Felician but Advances to CACC Championship with 11-4 Victory over Post
    May 11, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team will be playing for the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship on Saturday, staving off elimination with an 11-4 victory over Post on Friday after falling in the winners bracket game, 6-1, to Felician in the opener at Municipal Stadium.
  • Baseball vs. Post in 2018 CACC Tournament
    May 11, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team rode the strong arm of junior Brad Scull to a complete game shutout victory, 5-0, over Post in the first game of the double elimination portion of the 2018 CACC Tournament. The offense provided Scull with a 2-0 lead in the top of the second, and that was all he needed as he struck out 10 in the complete game shutout, allowing only six hits with no walks. Kendall Small went 3-for-4 while Brooks Ryan batted 2-for-5 with a two-run double. Dakota Graham and Nick Macey added RBI's as well. The Wildcats move on to face Felician in the winners bracket. Interviews with head coach Brian August (had audio issues, so hang with it) and Brad Scull. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Brad Scull Shuts Down Post, 5-0, to Move Baseball into Winners Bracket of 2018 CACC Tournament
    May 10, 2018
    Brad Scull only needed 104 pitches to throw a complete game shutout in leading the South Division’s second seeded Wilmington University baseball team to a 5-0 victory over the North Division’s top seed Post in the first game of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference double elimination tournament on Thursday afternoon, hosted by Post University.
  • Wildcats Tie Team Record with Nine Student-Athletes Named to CACC Baseball All-Conference Teams
    May 08, 2018
    Nine Wilmington University baseball student-athletes earned a spot on the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Conference Teams, led by nine on the First Team, in a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
  • Zach Rumford Named CACC Pitcher of the Week for First Time
    May 07, 2018
    Senior Zach Rumford pitched the Wilmington University baseball team into the double elimination portion of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament on Saturday, earning him the CACC Pitcher of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday.
  • Pitching Dominates as Baseball Advances in CACC Tournament with 2-0 Shutout of Nyack
    May 05, 2018
    A pair of third inning runs was all Zach Rumford and the Wilmington University baseball staff needed to get by Nyack, 2-0, in the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Play-in game on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Baseball vs. Nyack in CACC Play-In
    May 05, 2018
    The Wildcats used strong pitching from Zach Rumford, Brad Scull, and Justin Mears to get past Nyack in an elimination game to begin the 2018 CACC Tournament, 2-0, on Saturday at Wilson Field. Zach Rumford escaped a two-on jam in the third and the offense answered with two runs in the bottom half. That was more than enough for Rumford, as he went seven scoreless before passing it on to Scull for the eighth. Mears picked up his 10th save of the year, ending the game with a double-play. The Wildcats play the winner of Post/Goldey-Beacom on Thursday to begin the double elimination potion of the tournament, hosted by Post University. Interviews with Zach Rumford and head coach Brian August. Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
  • Christian Adorno Goes 5-for-5; Hits Two Bombs to Lead Baseball in Comeback Victory, 6-5, at Millersville
    May 01, 2018
    Senior shortstop Christian Adorno tied a program record but more importantly helped lead the Wilmington University baseball team to a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over Millersville on Tuesday in the 2018 regular season finale.
  • Wildcats Win Opener Against Dominican, 9-2, but Errors Harm Baseball in Nightcap, 11-5
    April 30, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team lost a late game lead in the nightcap of a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader with Dominican on Monday, splitting the day by winning the opener, 9-2, before dropping game two, 11-5, at Wilson Field.
  • Zach Rumford Homers and Nick Grant Earns Win on Senior Day as Baseball Sweeps Caldwell
    April 28, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team got back in the win column in a big way on Saturday, sending the 2018 senior class off with a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference sweep of Caldwell, 11-2 and 8-1, on Saturday at Wilson Field.
  • Felician Sweeps Regular Season Series from Baseball with 7-4 and 6-1 CACC Victories
    April 27, 2018
    Felician scored in four straight innings spanning two games, coming back to defeat the Wilmington University baseball team late in game one, 7-4, before starting hot in the nightcap for a 6-1 victory and the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division sweep on Friday at Lyndhurst Recreation.
  • Baseball Splits with Jefferson, Winning the Opener 9-4 but has 10-Game Winning Streak Snapped
    April 26, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team had their 10-game winning streak snapped in the night cap of a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division doubleheader with Jefferson on Thursday, winning the opener, 9-4, before falling, 6-3, in game two at Wilson Field.
  • Baseball Wins Ninth Straight, 2-1, at Kutztown with Ninth Inning Run
    April 24, 2018
    A ninth inning run gave the Wilmington University baseball team its ninth straight win, taking a pitching duel, 2-1, at Kutztown on Tuesday afternoon on North Campus Field.
  • Baseball Returns to NCBWA East Region Poll With Eighth Place Positioning
    April 23, 2018
    An eight-game winning streak has propelled the Wilmington University baseball team back into the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association East Region Poll on Monday, as it landed 27 points and sits in eighth overall.
  • Baseball Scores Late in Games in 6-3 and 7-1 Sweep at Bloomfield, Extends Winning Streak to Eight
    April 21, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team needed to come from behind but scored late with crooked numbers to extend its winning streak to eight streak with a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader sweep over Bloomfield, 6-3 and 7-1, on Saturday afternoon at West Side Park.
  • Baseball Extends Streak to Six Straight with 6-5 and 7-1 Sweep at Goldey-Beacom
    April 20, 2018
    The Wilmington University baseball team extended its winning streak to six games on Friday, riding the arms of their starters in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader at Goldey-Beacom, 6-5 and 7-1, at Doyle Field.
  • Sean Deely and Chuck Delagol Shut Down USciences, 7-0 and 6-0, in CACC Sweep
    April 18, 2018
    The pitching combination of Wilmington University baseball’s Sean Deely and Chuck Delagol shut down the University of the Sciences on Wednesday afternoon, as the Wildcats swept a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference South Division doubleheader, 7-0 and 6-0, at Wilson Field.
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