Behind the shoulders of Shane McSweeny, the seventh-ranked Wesley College football team defeated No. 3 Mary Hardin-Baylor, 27-24, Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals at the Crusaders' Tiger Field. The Wolverines will travel to Mount Union (13-0) on Saturday, December 10 for the NCAA Semifinals where the winner will play in the Stagg Bowl.
The #7 Wesley Wolverines scored 42 second half points, erasing a 20 point halftime deficit, defeating #5 Linfield Wildcats 49-34 in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs. Wesley quarterback Shane McSweeny tossed four touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Wolverines to the next round of the playoffs.
Both the Wesley College field hockey and men's soccer teams have earned bids to the ECAC Postseason.
For reasons nobody yet knows, Ben Knapp, Wesley Football Coach Chip Knapp's son, a healthy 16-year-old, went into cardiac arrest. His illness has united the Wesley College football community as his family prays for his recovery
Wesley Football team and community pray for 16-year old Ben Knapp's recovery