Wesley College's Alexus Stroud has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week, it was announced by the league office on December 2. This is the first ECAC award of Stroud's young career. In a victory over Widener, Stroud came off the bench to score 17 points while going 10-of-10 from the free throw line, while also grabbing five rebounds along with four assists. Five days later, Stroud led Wesley with 19 points in a CAC road victory at York (Pa.). ...
Wesley College's Ben Martin's 69-yard touchdown run against MIT last Saturday was named the City of Salem D3football.com Play of the Week, it was announced by the website on December 2. During the play, Martin took a read-option handoff from quarterback Joe Callahan, broke several tackles to avoid a four-yard loss and broke free en route to his fifth touchdown of the season. Martin's longest scamper of the season gave the Wolverines a 56-0 third quarter lead against the Engineers which finished...
More than two dozen Wesley College freshmen teamed with the Food Bank of Delaware on November 24 to provide Thanksgiving food to low-income senior citizens. The project was part of the school’s Living Learning Communities program and associate professor Jessica James’ Hungry for Change: Food Culture in America seminar, in which freshmen study the relationships between food and socio-economic classes. The food distribution was part of an effort to help those students work with people living in...
Wesley College's Alexus Stroud has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on December 1. This is the first weekly award of Stroud's young career. averaged 18.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists to lead the Wolverines to a pair of victories last week. Her efforts have fueled a three-game winning streak for the Wolverines. Stroud for the season is averaging 11.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
Dontae Jones made a layup with 1:39 left and AJ Tilghman sunk a free throw as the Wesley College men's basketball team hung on to defeat North Carolina Wesleyan, 59-57, on November 30 at the Battling Bishops Roger Taylor Invitational. Jordan Johnson led Wesley with 16 points while Anthony Bowers finished with 13 and both were named to the All-Tournament Team. Dontae Jones was also in double figures with ten points and match A.J. Tilghman and Bowers with a team-high six rebounds. Tilghman also...
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...
Despite playing just seven seasons in the Capital Athletic Conference thus far, the Wesley College men's basketball team placed three former players on the CAC Silver Anniversary Team, it was announced by the league office on November 20. Among the three Wolverines named to the Silver Anniversary Team were Rashawn Johnson ('09), Paul Reynolds ('13) and David Langan ('14). The three Wesley selections was the third most of any team from the CAC. Entering its 25th year of varsity competition, the...
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.