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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 […]

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 […]

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