For the third-straight season, Wesley College's football team is ranked third in the D3Football.com Preseason Poll. The Wolverines rank just behind top-ranked and defending National Champion, Wisconsin-Whitewater, and 2011 national runner-up Mount Union.
14 new members will be inducted this year
63 of Wesley's student athletes were named to the 2011-12 CAC All-Academic Team
Wesley senior Ashlyn Booth was named to the ECAC All-Star Team. A first team selection at utility player, Booth earlier became the first Wolverine to garner NFCA All-Region honors since Jessica Morgan in the 2007 season.
Junior cornerback Leon Jones has been named a Second Team Preseason All-American by Beyond Sports Network
Wesley College's football team was featured in the Division III College Football Preview section of Lindy's Sports Magazine, a Nationally-acclaimed sports magazine that hit newsstands over the weekend. Head Coach Mike Drass was interviewed by Lindy's' Dominick DiRienzo on the Wolverines reaching the semifinals five of the last seven years and this year's team and key players, as well as the State of Division III Football.
Wesley College seniors Rob Benedict, DJ Keckler and Geoff Kimmel have all been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings 2012 All-South Region Team, it was announced. Benedict was a first team selection while Keckler and Kimmel received second team honors.
Sprinter Matt Bundy finished fourth in the 110m hurdles at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships at Burns Stadium on May 26. Bundy's time of 14.49 earned him All-America honors and he is the first runner in Wesley College history to earn that distinction.
Several Wesley College football players, staff members and 'Wally,' the Wolverine mascot, read to students at local schools last week to promote literacy.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) and Gladiator by CGI has announced that Wesley College is one of 106 recipients of the Division III National Academic Team Award.