With the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic season, the Wilmington University Athletic Department finished 104th in all of NCAA Division II as the final 2018-19 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings has been announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).
The Wilmington University Director of Athletics Dr. Stefanie Whitby is pleased to remove the interim tag from Jamie Hensley, officially naming her the head coach of the women’s basketball program starting immediately.
Wrapping up the 2018-2019 women’s tennis season, the Wilmington University team was represented in all three of the final Oracle/ITA Division II East Regional Rankings, as released by the organization on June 5.
With the eighth pick in the 2019 American Softball Association (ASBA) Draft, Wilmington University softball alum Caitlyn Whiteside was drafted by the E1 Pro Ballers to extend her softball career into the professional ranks.
Following the conclusion of the 2019 Wilmington University baseball season, junior utility man Eddie Nevins continues to collect the postseason awards, as he was named an All-American in all three organizations, including a pair of First Team All-Americans honors.
Junior utility man Eddie Nevins completes the trifecta and is the unanimous choice for the 2019 East Region Player of the Year, as the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announces the 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division II All-Region Teams.
Following the 2019 Wilmington University baseball team’s season, the 2019 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released the All-East Region Teams, which included five student-athletes throughout the two teams.
For the third time in her career, Wilmington University softball’s Rosa Lynn Burton has been named an All-American, becoming the first Wildcat to ever be named First Team as the 2019 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II and Division II Collegiate Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-American Teams have been announced.
The Wilmington University golf team closed out the 2019 NCAA Division II Golf National Championship with a 309 on Wednesday, finishing the three-day, three-round tournament in 19th place with a three-day score of 914 (+50) at The Resort at Glade Springs.
Concluding the 2019 spring athletic seasons, the Wilmington University men’s athletics team have won their 10th straight Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Alfred R. Restaino Sr. Cup, as the women finished third for the second year in a row.
The 2019 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Spring All-Academic Teams have been released by Commissioner Dan Mara, as Wilmington University has 20 student-athletes make the list for their respective sports.
The 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District Baseball Teams have been announced by the College Sport Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and Wilmington University’s Julian Kurych earned a spot on the list, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes who perform both on and off the field.
Senior Ryan Rucinski shot a 71 (-1) and is a tie for fifth overall after the first round of the NCAA Division II National Championship at The Resort at Glade Springs, with the Wildcats in 19th overall after a score of 308 (+20) on Monday afternoon.
A three-run bottom of the eighth inning was too much to overcome as the fourth seeded Wilmington University baseball team fell to fifth seeded NYIT, 6-3, in the NCAA Division II East 1 Regional Final on Saturday at Bonomo Field on the campus of Adelphi University.
With back-to-back wins over No. 1 Adelphi, 14-5, and No. 8 Franklin Pierce, 12-10, on Friday afternoon at Bonomo Field, No. 4 Wilmington University baseball stays alive to advance to the NCAA Division II East I Final against No. 5 NYIT tomorrow afternoon.
Down to its final chance in regulation, the fourth seeded Wilmington University baseball team scored four in the bottom of the ninth to force extras, but fifth seeded NYIT had the last laugh, 10-7, in the opening round of the NCAA Division II East 1 Regional Tournament hosted by Adelphi on Thursday.
A day ahead of the NCAA Division II East Regional Tournament, the Wilmington University baseball team learned that five student-athletes were named a 2019 Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-East Region, including junior Eddie Nevins being named the East Region Player of the Year.
Wilmington University Women’s Lacrosse’s Lisa Eller along with Track and Field’s Krysta Memis earned the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Top XVI Award for having the highest cumulative grade-point average participating in the finals site for each of the CACC championships.
Competing in its first NCAA Division II East regional Tournament Match on Monday, the Wilmington University women’s tennis team made a comeback effort against NYIT, but fell just short, 4-2, at the QC Tennis Center.
After a record breaking season, three Wilmington University softball student-athletes were named to the 2019 National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II All-Region Teams, which is conducted by NFCA member coaches in all eight regions.
Before their trip to the Atlantic/East Super Regional Tournament, the Wilmington University men’s golf team’s Ryan Rucinski was named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Player of the Year, as teammate Enrique Valverde earned a spot on the CACC All-Conference Team, as announced by Commissioner Dan Mara.
The Wilmington University baseball team could sit back and enjoy the NCAA Division II Baseball Selection Show, as it knew it was in the field, but they learned who and where as the NCAA announced the field of 56 participants on Sunday night.
Despite being one of the final teams named to the 2019 NCAA Division II Atlantic/East Super Regional Tournament, the Wilmington University battled and finished third overall and advances to the 2019 NCAA Division II National Tournament, shooting a 302 on Saturday at the Totteridge Golf Course.
Last year it took the performance of the pitching staff of the Wilmington University baseball team to claim the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship, but the 2019 version was led by the bats, as the Wildcats won back-to-back titles with a 14-8 victory over Dominican on Saturday afternoon at Municipal Stadium.
On the second day of the 2019 NCAA Division II Atlantic/East Super Regional Tournament, the Wilmington University golf team shot a 305 on Tuesday, sitting in third place heading into the final round of play at the Totteridge Golf Course.
WATERBURY, Conn. – Down 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning, South Division No. 2 seeded Wilmington University baseball’s Luke Johnson hit a three-run home run to give the Wildcats a 5-3 lead over North Division No. 2 seeded Dominican to help advance Wilmington to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship on Saturday afternoon in Waterbury, Connecticut.
Three runs in the final two innings would give seventh seeded New Haven a 7-4 lead over third seeded Wilmington University softball, ending their record breaking season in the NCAA Division II East 2 Regional Tournament on Friday afternoon at Asbury Field.
The Wilmington University golf team picked a good time to post their best score of the 2018-19 season, as they sit in first place after the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division II Atlantic/East Super Regional with a 296 (+8), on Thursday morning at the Totteridge Golf Course.