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Wildcats Have Made Their Mark In Division II

It’s been 15 years since Wilmington University sports transitioned from NAIA to the more competitive NCAA Division II status, and the numbers indicate the move has been successful. Back in 2004, the University fielded teams in nine sports: baseball, softball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s basketball. Golf was…
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Wildcat Athletes Take Their Games to Europe

Two former Wildcat athletes are pursuing their sports in Europe on the professional level after record-setting careers at the University. Amelia Simmons Amelia Simmons, class of 2010, the only basketball All-American (Division II) in WilmU’s history, has played in Germany…
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Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts Dr. Robertson

Long-time Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) Dr. Clinton Robertson, also assistant dean of the College of Business, was inducted into the Wilmington University Athletics Hall of Fame on April 15. Dr. Clint Robertson and his wife, Angie, at the Wilmington University Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony The University’s first FAR, Dr. Robertson was instrumental in guiding the Athletics…
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Home Is Where the Team Is

WilmU softball reaches — and hosts — NCAA divisional playoffs For the fifth time in six years, Wilmington University’s softball team is part of the NCAA’s regional playoffs, but this time the Wildcats are playing at home. WilmU is hosting the NCAA Division…
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A Champion in the Dugout

Here’s a question to ponder as the Wilmington University baseball team’s 2019 season gets into full swing: The 2018 baseball seniors flank Mike Smith. From left: Christian Adorno, Kyle Fries, Nick Grant, Chuck Delagol; Front: Nick Macey, Mike Smith, Zach Rumford Is Mike…
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Lacrosse: Ex-Sailor Brings Real-World Experience

Not surprisingly, Stephen Strosser peppers his speech with “yes, sirs” and “no, sirs,” a habit formed while serving four years in the Navy. Stephen Strosser Discharged last August, he’s now pursuing his Ed.D. in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation at Wilmington University and preparing for his first season on the lacrosse team. A confluence of circumstances brought him —…
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Seventh Wonder

Cheerleaders continue streak as UCA Small Coed Division II national champs. Wilmington University Cheerleading celebrates their 7th straight UCA National Cheerleading Championship. (Photo by Frank Stallworth) The streak is alive and well for Wilmington University’s cheerleaders. They captured their seventh consecutive national championship on Jan. 13 after competing in the 2018 Universal…
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