Wesley College's Joe Callahan has been selected as one of ten semifinalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, it was announced by Jostens and the Saint John's University J-Club Board of Directors on November 22. Callahan is just the third Wolverine (Brandon Steinheim '96 and Rocky Myers '03-'04) to be named a semifinalist for the Gagliardi Trophy, the premier individual award in Division III football honoring excellence in athletics, academics and community service. The award is named for John...
Wesley College's Roderick Caine has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Co-Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Nov. 18. This is the first weekly award of any kind in Caine's career. Caine forced a fumble and recovered two more in fourth-ranked Wesley's heartbreaking 38-33 loss at Division I FCS Charlotte last Saturday. Caine also made seven tackles with 1.5 coming for a loss as well as a sack.
Former Wesley College Angie Owens has been named to the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Silver Anniversary Team, it was announced by the league office on Nov. 18. Owens holds the Wolverines career record with 1,054 rebounds and 225 blocks while ranking third in points (1,516) and fifth in free throws made (209). Owens also holds Wesley single-season records with a 59.4% field goal percentage and 332 rebounds, both of which were set in the 2008-09 season.
Wesley's Brionna Johnson was named to the All-Tournament Team during the 2014 Neumann Tournament on Nov. 16. During the championship game, she grabbed 18 rebounds and scored 15 points. The team finished second in the tournament, as they fell 59-49 to Neumann.
Fourth-ranked Wesley College's football game at Charlotte on Saturday, November 15 will be nationally televised in 23 different and 44 cities, including the District of Columbia on American Sports Network. Those States highlighted in Navy Blue are areas where the game is scheduled to be televised.
Kickoff is scheduled for 12 pm from the 15,314 seat Jerry Richardson Stadium with Mike Gleason handling the play-by-play and legendary coach Jim Donnan with the analysis.
It’s a script made for Hollywood. One week Eric Speidel was running the sidelines as a ball boy at Wesley College, and the next he’s kicking extra points and field goals. Since joining the Wolverines roster in the fifth week, Speidel is a perfect 42-for-42 on extra points and 4-for-4 on field goals.
Wesley College's Nick Miller has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Football Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), it was announced by the organization on November 6. Miller is now eligible for consideration for the Academic All-America Team.
As a part of a DE-EPSCoR and DE-INBRE community outreach program, undergraduates from the Wesley College science program participated in an event to inspire students in grades 1 – 8 to think about the elementary principles in chemistry. The event was held at the Independence School in Newark, DE on Nov.1. Nearly 80 volunteers assisted with the demonstrations and experiments for 231 children, as well as their families and troop leaders. The Wesley effort was led by Dr....[more]
Dieunise Desir was named Wolverine of the Week on Nov. 3 following her performance in the CAC Women's Cross Country Championships on Nov. 1. She ran the 6K in 23:13.4, besting her previous mark by 21 seconds. The team finished a program-best sixth at the event.
Wesley College's soccer teams invited Dr. Kathleen Curran and Professor Jonathan Kidd from the biology department to be Faculty Coaches of the Week during the fall season. Kidd was the men's soccer coach at Wesley when the program first joined Division III, which was the second year of the varsity team's existence.