The Wesley College men's lacrosse team has been to finish eighth in the Capital Athletic Conference Preseason Poll which was announced on February 4. Salisbury was a near-unanimous selection to finish first with seven of nine first place votes, followed by York, Frostburg, Christopher Newport, St. Mary's, Mary Washington, Marymount, the Wolverines and Southern Virginia. Wesley returns three of its top five scorers from a year ago, including its biggest playmaker in junior Sam Seibert
The 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year, former Wesley College shortstop Rob Benedict has been named to the CAC Silver Anniversary Team, it was announced by the league office on February 3. Entering its 25th year of varsity competition, the CAC selected a Silver Anniversary Team in 19 championship sports, primarily based on season-ending conference awards as voted by the conference coaches. Each Silver Anniversary Team will feature 25 former or current standouts.
Wesley College's JW Lawson has been named the eastern College Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Co-Rookie of the Week for the South Region, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. This is the first weekly honor in Lawson's career. A freshman from Newark, Del., Lawson averaged 12.0 points and three steals while making 9-of-15 (60.0%) from the field. In a loss at Salisbury, Lawson led the Wolverines with 13 points which matched a season-high before going for 11 points in a...
Wesley College has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Welfare Foundation Inc., a Delaware-based organization that supports environmental, educational and other community service projects in the region.
In the highly competitive market for new students in higher education, the primary portal for prospective students is an institution’s website. The current Wesley website will get an upgrade as the grant money will assist with the development of a responsive web microsite for recruitment of...[more]
Christian Giraldo had lost all hope of ever being happy. During two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, the former hospital corpsman tried to save others. When he received a medical discharge in 2010, he realized he couldn’t even save himself. Diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Giraldo felt overwhelmed with war-born guilt and shame. The 29-year-old sank into deep depression, nearly drowned himself in alcohol, and misused prescription drugs. A suicide attempt landed him in a...
Wesley College's Matt Bundy and former Wolverine Larry Beavers have been named to the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Track Silver Anniversary Team, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.
Entering its 25th year of varsity competition, the CAC selected a Silver Anniversary Team in 19 championship sports, primarily based on season-ending conference awards as voted by the conference coaches. Each Silver Anniversary Team will feature 25 former or current standouts. Men's...
Wesley College head men's basketball coach Jerry Kobasa has been selected to be inducted into the Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization earlier this month. Kobasa, along with 11 other athletes and coaches will be honored at a banquet on April 18, 2015 at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover.
The Delaware Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame, Inc. (DAASHOF) was founded under the leadership of Howard Toliver, Nathan "Doc" Hill, the late Rev. Conrad...
Wesley College's Aamir Petrose and Payton Rose have been selected to play in Dream Bowl III, a Senior All-Star Game featuring primarily NCAA Division II and III players as well as several Division I FCS athletes, on Monday, January 19 at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. Scouts from several NFL and CFL teams will be in attendance while the game can also be watched live online on www.dreambowl.net. Both Petrose and Rose earned Second team D3football.com All-America honors in 2014 as the duo...
Sixteen Delaware artists are being recognized by the Delaware Division of the Arts for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 91 Delaware choreographers, composers, musicians, writers, and visual artists were reviewed by out-of-state arts professionals, considering demonstrated creativity and skill in their art form. The 16 selected fellows reside throughout Delaware, including in Bethel, Dover, Lewes, New Castle, Newark, Rehoboth Beach, and Wilmington. Awards are given in three...
Members of the Wesley Society and their guests gathered on the evening of January 10th for a reception and dinner at the Duncan Center as a way for the College to celebrate and recognize their generous support.
The fifth annual event was offered to Society members as an appreciation event, and the costs were fully underwritten by eight individual and corporate sponsors. The generous sponsors included Becker Morgan Group, David ’95, M’07 and Kelly Blaeuer, Buckley Builders, Scott and Kim...[more]