Wesley College freshmen Corey Jones and Lamar Monroe have been named the Capital Athletic Conference Track & Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. This is the first time that the Wolverines have swept both weekly honors since the track & field program began in the 2007-08 season.
Eight Wesley College football players were named to D3football.com All-Region Teams, it was announced by the website on Tuesday afternoon. Offensive lineman Brian Cranmer, as well as defensive end Devin Hardy, linebacker Sosthene Kapepula and safety Jared Morris all received first team recognition. Also receiving All-Region honors was second team center Tim Putman, while quarterback Justin Sottilare, defensive tackle Terence Gavin and kicker Dan Tryon received third team recognition.
Wesley College's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee collected and donated 1,155 pounds of food to the Food Bank of Delaware as part of the annual Capital Athletic Conference Challenge.
The Wesley College basketball team won the Widener Tip-Off for Autism Awareness Tournament at Skibo Gym. Paul Reynolds was named MVP.
Wesley College's fifth-ranked football team scored the second-most points in school-history in a 73-14 win over Mount Ida in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The Wolverines (9-1) will take on Cortland St. in the Second Round of the National Tournament on Saturday, November 24 in a 12 pm kickoff.
Wesley College's Madison Leone has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey Co-Player of the Year, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon. A junior midfielder from Dover, Del., Leone shares the award with Mary Washington's Lisa Charney.
Wesley College might not be the largest or most glamorous institution of higher learning on the map, or even in Delaware, but it suits Mike Drass just fine.
Senior placekicker Dan Tryon is one of 44 players to be named to the Fred Mitchell Award Watch List, it was announced Wednesday morning. The Fred Mitchell Award is awarded to the nation's top collegiate placekicker among more than 750 FCS, Division II, III, NAIA and NJCAA Football Teams.
Wesley College Director of Athletics Mike Drass has announced that Dayna Hinton will take over as head cheerleading coach for the 2012-13 season. The current dance director of Dream Allstars in Gaithersburg, Md., Hinton replaces Akia Jenkins who resigned earlier this summer.
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.