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Aiello Is Hall of Famer

Aiello Is Hall of Famer

Even after the final buzzer has sounded on his illustrious coaching and administrative career, the accolades continue to accumulate for former Wildcat Athletic Director Frank Aiello. Already a member of the Wilmington University Athletics Department Hall of Fame, Aiello was inducted into the Delaware Basketball Hall of Fame on March 19 in a ceremony held […]

Former Lacrosse Star Rebekah McCurry-Larson Gets NCAA Grant

Former Lacrosse Star Rebekah McCurry-Larson Gets NCAA Grant

Former lacrosse standout Rebekah McCurry-Larson has become the second Wilmington University athlete to be awarded an NCAA Division II Degree Completion Award, enabling her to receive a WilmU degree. Last year, former Wildcat volleyballer Brittany Biddle received the grant. Candidates must have exhausted their athletics eligibility, must have once received athletics financial aid and be […]

Cheerleaders Complete  Drive For Five

Cheerleaders Complete Drive For Five

Another national championship. Ho hum. OK, that wasn’t exactly the reaction of the Wilmington University cheerleading squad, but national titles are becoming routine for the Wildcats. For the fifth straight year, they took home the top trophy in the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Small Coed Division competition, held in Orlando in January. Jeff Martino, in […]

Homecoming: Three Big Wins

Homecoming: Three Big Wins

The only thing that wasn’t on the Wildcats’ side during the 2015 WilmU festivities was the weather. Otherwise, the Wildcats put on a show for the hundreds of alumni, friends and fans that came out to the Athletics Complex on a cold and windy afternoon. The volleyball team squared off in the gym against Central […]

Women’s Bowling and Women’s Tennis

Women’s Bowling and Women’s Tennis

Starting in the fall of 2016, two new teams will wear the green and white of Wilmington University. The Athletics Department has announced the addition of women’s tennis and women’s bowling programs. The additions will give WilmU a total of 13 NCAA sports — eight women’s and six men’s. In making the announcement, Director of […]

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 […]

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