Nick Papanicolas: Coaching ‘The Beautiful Game’

Nick Papanicolas When Dimitrios and Maria Papanicolas arrived in the United States from Greece in 1968, their plan was to stay only a few years to help Dimitrios’ brothers with their new restaurant on Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington. Hundreds of past and present Wilmington University soccer players are thankful that their plan was scrapped. After a year or so, the couple decided to stay in…
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Recruiting Champions Worldwide

Soccer Wildcat Manuela Restrepo Ramirez hails from Medellin, Colombia. They come from Austria, England, Spain, the Czech Republic, Jamaica, South Africa, Colombia, and other countries throughout the world. With skills that could take them to many colleges, these…

Lorne Bickley: A Lasting Legacy

Lorne Bickley is now back in his native England, but he leaves behind a legacy at Wilmington University that will be hard to match — both on the soccer field and in the classroom. Bickley was named the 2019 D2CCA Ron Lenz National Player of the Year after leading the…
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Alums Coach Delaware Schools to Baseball and Soccer Titles

June was a big month for two Wilmington University alumni as they helped coach their Delaware high school teams to state championships in baseball and girls soccer. Lance Berry At Appoquinimink High in Middletown, first-year Head Coach Mike Torres (Sports Management, ‘16, MSM, ‘19) guided the baseball team to an undefeated (22-0) season on their way to the state title. Appo defeated Caravel…
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