WU Sports

Golf, Baseball Squads Earn Berths in National Tournaments

Golf, Baseball Squads Earn Berths in National Tournaments

There are only five National Championship trophies given out in NCAA Division II men’s spring sports, and Wilmington University teams had two of them squarely in their sights this year. Both the Wildcat golf team and the baseball squad won their respective regional tournaments, earning them the right to compete for national supremacy. Both teams […]

Fabulous Four-Peat Feat

Fabulous Four-Peat Feat

For the fourth straight year, the Wilmington University cheerleading team captured gold as it was named the 2015 UCA Small Coed Division II National Champions at the UCA & UDA College Cheerleading & Dance Team National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in January. The weekend started with first year team members Ryan […]

A Decade of Wilmington  Athletics Memories

A Decade of Wilmington Athletics Memories

During this 2014–15 athletic season, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary as an active NCAA Division II conference. As part of the yearlong celebration, CACCAthletics.org conducted a retrospective series featuring each of the league’s 14 member schools. Each school had its own day on the CACC website, as a student-athlete, […]

The Iron Woman

The Iron Woman

Wilmington University assistant athletic trainer Amanda Pupillo has every right to balk when student athlete complains about being tired. That’s because Pupillo completed the 2014 IRONMAN Lake Placid competition in July. She swam 2.4 miles in Mirror Lake, biked 112 miles up and down the Adirondack Mountains, then ran a full 26.2 miles marathon through […]

Dennis Signs Pro Contract

Dennis Signs Pro Contract

It didn’t take long for former Wilmington University men’s basketball star Herb Dennis to make a dent in his post-collegiate career bucket list. Having left the Wildcats’ program after the 2013-14 season — at the top of many all-time career lists including games played, games started, assists and steals — Dennis has signed a professional […]

Cheerful Prospects

Cheerful Prospects

Cheerleader Kristen Basquill has mastered the art of time management. A senior at Oxford High School in Lincoln University, Pa., Basquill has competed six times at Cheerleading Worlds, hosted by the U.S. All Star Federation. She’s a 2012 silver medalist and 2014 bronze medalist, and was featured in The Cheer Leader Magazine as Junior Cheerleader of the […]

Q&A with Former Women’s Soccer All-American Begum Malali

Q&A with Former Women’s Soccer All-American Begum Malali

We caught up with former Wilmington University women’s soccer standout Begum Malali. During her playing career (2004-07), Malali put up numbers that will be hard to reach for any other student-athlete. She scored a program record 80 career goals and 17 assists, totaling a record 177 career points. She also became the athletic department’s first […]

Where Are They Now?

In the first installment of reuniting fans with former student athletes they used to cheer for, we caught up with a busy Anthony Allison (known as Sargbah Tarpeh while he was here at WilmU), who is currently playing professionally in Sweden. He leads his league in goals for 2014 (when we went to press), playing […]

The Racer Within

WilmU graduate student Jeanette Halliburton is about to take on the biggest race of her life. She is a very busy woman, but that won’t stop her from racing around the world in more ways than one. If you talk to Halliburton on Tuesday she may be training for cross-country, on Wednesday she may be […]

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