The Wesley Student-Athlete Advisory Committee leaders were invited to be a part of the Capital Athletic Conference SAAC bi-annual meeting and had quite a bit of fun during their trip. CAC SAAC members came together in late September for an afternoon of fun with local Special Olympics Athletes, followed by the organization’s bi-annual meeting. Wesley was represented by seniors Morgan Seymour and Breanna Hartman as well as staff advisors Juli Greep and Brooke Donovan. SAAC student leaders and...
Dr. Varleisha Gibbs is the director of the forthcoming master’s of occupational therapy program at Wesley College. The program, the first of its kind in the state of Delaware, is slated to launch during the 2016-2017 academic year. A native Delawarean, Gibbs earned her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Delaware, her master’s in occupational therapy from New York’s Columbia University Programs in occupational therapy and doctorate in occupational therapy from Thomas Jefferson...
The Wesley College field hockey team earned a 3-0 win over Drew University on Wednesday night at Drass Field. The win was meaningful for the team because it marked a milestone for head coach Tracey Short: her 250th career win. Kayla Fromal made 10 saves to earn the shutout victory. Wednesday marked her fifth double-digit save performance of the season, and her second shutout. Drew's goaltender Ryann Callaghan made 13 saves in the loss.
After scoring the first two collegiate goals of his career, freshman forward Adrian Coverdale was named Capital Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. Against Washington College on Wednesday, Coverdale finished a header in the 94th minute to hand Wesley the 2-1 golden-goal overtime win. In a 2-1 triumph over Mary Washington in Saturday's CAC opener, the Camden, Del. native broke the 1-1 tie with less than 15 minutes remaining for the eventual game-winner. Both of...
Wesley College football senior Joe Callahan was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week after an outstanding performance on Saturday in a 50-49 win over No. 22 North Central College. Callahan passed for 414 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 111 yards and three more scores. His most impressive accomplishment in No. 5 Wesley's 50-49 win over No. 22 North Central was the comeback he orchestrated. The Wolverines trailed by 21 in the second half, and came back to take the lead with 28...
Four Wesley STEM students, Andre Jones, a senior biology major; Catherine Gross, a biological chemistry major and graduate teaching student; Riza Bautista, a senior mathematics major and Ariel Bilbrough, a junior biological chemistry major, presented their 2015 summer research results at the Northeast Regional IDeA Conference in Bar Harbor, Maine from September 24-26.
Gross and Bautista presented a Statistical Analysis Software and Geographic Information Systems analyses of the impact of...[more]
Joe Callahan found the end zone six times on Saturday and the No. 5 Wesley College football team needed every point the senior could muster as they edged No. 22 North Central College Cardinals 50-49 in an instant classic. The performance earned the quarterback New Jersey Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors. Callahan threw for 414 yards and three scores on 26-of-50 passing and rushed for 111 yards and three more touchdowns on just 13 carries. The quarterback also orchestrated...
Approximately 150 people turned out Saturday to clean up city streets during the Dover downtown cleanup day. Several city staffers and elected officials, along with volunteers from Wesley College, churches, community groups. volunteers and the homeless men from the Interfaith Homeless Shelter, participated in the event. The cleanup took place in the city's Fourth District, which encompasses Division Street, New Street, Cecil Street and Governors Avenue.
Wesley College football junior running back Jamar Baynard has been selected as the Wolverine of the Week for his effort in Wesley's 44-24 win over Christopher Newport this weekend. Baynard ran the ball for 179 yards and three touchdowns, shaking off several would-be CNU tacklers on his way to the end zone. The running back toted the ball 26 times and caught a pair of passes as the Wolverines rolled the Captains. In two games this season, Baynard has already rushed for 315 yards and should...
Following Wesley football's 44-24 victory against conference opponent Christopher Newport on September 19, there was a post-game reception at the Annie Jump Cannon House to honor head Coach Mike Drass. Prior to the game, the playing surface at Scott D. Miller Stadium was named Drass Field. Drass also collected his 200th career coaching victory.
Drass became one of just 15 active coaches to reach the milestone (including fellow NJAC head coach Rick Giancola at Montclair State). Drass became...[more]