Wilmington University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams were one of 10 teams to be recognized by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference as the organization announced its academic awards for the 2018 year.
Former WilmU Wildcat cross country student-athlete Ken Fontal succumbed to his injuries after an accident on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. His former teammates and the Wilmington University’s Athletics Department are mourning his loss.
The 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Fall All-Academic Teams have been announced by Commissioner Dan Mara, with Wilmington University placing 25 student-athletes on the list for their respective sports.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - - Running on the final day of the NCAA Division II season is what every student-athlete strives to accomplish when the first day of preseason begins. Wilmington University cross country senior Mark Corrigan accomplished that goal and finished 144th overall at the NCAA Division II National Championship in Schenly Park on Saturday morning.
Needing to be one of the top two individual finishers not on an advancing team to move on to the NCAA Division II Cross Country National Championship, Wilmington University senior Mark Corrigan placed third overall at the NCAA DII East Regional Championship on Saturday at Beth Page State Page.
For the fifth time in his career and for a second consecutive year, Keith Jones was named the 2018 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year for the Wilmington University men’s cross country team, as announced by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara.
For the fifth time in the last seven years, the Wilmington University men’s cross country team has claimed the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship on Sunday on Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park, as the women tied their best ever finish by placing second overall.
An all-round solid week of contests played by the Wilmington University athletics programs resulted in five student-athletes being named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Players of the Week, with three more making the Honor Roll.
Mark Corrigan continued his midseason surge on Saturday, leading the Wilmington University men’s cross country team to a third place finish both Wildcat teams competed at the Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle at DREAM Park.
The Wilmington University cross country teams competed in the famed Don Cathcart Invitational, with the men coming in second overall while the women finished sixth while running in Winter Place Park hosted by Salisbury University.
The Wilmington University cross country teams went off the normal path of its schedule this weekend and competed in the 30th Annual Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival at the Arkansas Experimental Farm, hosted by the University of Arkansas on Saturday afternoon.
Two meets into the 2018 season and the Wilmington University men’s cross country team has two victories, as it won the Philly Metro Invite on Saturday at the Belmont Plateau while the women ran well enough for a fourth place finish as well.