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Wilmington Athletics finish 1-3 versus Marietta on Homecoming Weekend

On Friday October 13th the Wilmington Women’s soccer team went on the road to take on the Marietta Pioneers, where they fell 3-2 in the second period of overtime. Wilmington jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with goals from sophomore forward Alex Vestal and junior midfielder Taylor Leake. Then the Quakers allowed three consecutive goals including the game winner with four minutes left in the second overtime. The Quakers next match is against Ohio Northern on Wednesday October 18th. On Saturday October 14th the Wilmington football team hosted the…

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Late Second Half Goal Leads Quakers to a 2-1 Win over Baldwin Wallace

Wilmington– The Wilmington Women’s Soccer team took on the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets on Saturday, October 7th at Williams Stadium. The Quakers were looking to bounce back after a 2-1 loss on the road, at the hand of the Capital Crusaders earlier in the week. Both teams had early scoring opportunities in the first half, but neither side was able to take advantage of their early opportunities. The game became very physical near the end of an evenly played first half. With 3:34 left in the first half, Baldwin Wallace…

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Quakers End in a scoreless draw versus John Carroll

On Saturday October 30th, the Wilmington Women’s Soccer team took on the John Carroll Blue Streaks, in the Quakers Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) opener at home. This contest was a physical battle from start to finish, with both teams displaying their toughness on the defensive side of the ball. Both teams had opportunities to put the ball in the back of the net. John Carroll took nine shots, and were able to get six shots on goal, but all of their attempts were saved by Wilmington’s senior goalkeeper Ana Hosler….

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#500 For Soccer Coach Bud Lewis

On Friday, September 15th, Wilmington Men’s Soccer Head Coach Bud Lewis secured his 500th career victory over the Wittenberg Tigers. The Fightin’ Quakers entered Friday’s contest with a 1-3-1 record through five games This was Wilmington’s first time playing in front of their home crowd all year. It was only right that Coach Bud had an opportunity to get his 500th win in the team’s first home game. The Quakers took control of the game early; Freshman Willie Winald scored two minutes into the first half. Wilmington was not done, in…

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Wilmington Students Finish Fourth in Collegiate Sport Research Institute Case Study Competition in South Carolina

The Collegiate Sport Research Institute (CSRI) holds a conference every year at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina and this year’s conference marks its tenth year. The purpose of this conference is to bring academic researchers, students, and industry professionals together to discuss important research findings and issues facing the collegiate sport industry. The conference features poster presentations, case study competitions, and guest speakers. This year four Wilmington College students had the opportunity to attend the CSRI conference and take place in the case study competition. There…

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Quakers Fall Short of OAC Tournament Title with 70-55 Loss against #5 ONU

On Saturday February 25, the Wilmington Lady Quakers traveled to Ada, Ohio to take on the #5 and undefeated Ohio Northern Polar Bears in the Ohio Athletic Championship game. The Lady Quakers came into the game with a record of 18-9, while the Polar Bears had an unblemished 26-0 record. This was a rematch from a game a month ago that ended in a 62-61 victory for ONU in overtime. The Quakers had a slow start in the first quarter, only scoring 7 points in the first 10 minutes. The…

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Lady Quakers Advance to OAC Tournament Semifinals with Impressive Performance versus Mount Union

On Tuesday February 21, the Wilmington College Women’s Basketball (16-9) team went head to head with the Mount Union Raiders (13-13) in a second round match up in the OAC tournament. The Lady Quakers entered the game as the #3 seed in the tournament, while Mount Union was the #6 seed. The Quakers came out the gates swinging, jumping out to an 11-0 lead. The team was clicking on all cylinders in the first half and controlled the pace of the game. The Quakers set the tone on defense, holding…

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Senior Night: Four Seniors Play Their Last Home Game as Members of the Lady Quakers

Senior year. Senior year is the busiest year of them all and it feels like you never have time to relax. You have to make sure that you do well in all of your classes and you are always looking forward to graduation. You have to make decisions that will have an impact on life after college. Every senior is counting down the days until graduation and senioritis begins to kick in. All of these things are true, but senior year for a collegiate athlete can be bitter sweet. Senior…

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#7 Ohio Northern Stays Unbeaten with 62-61 Overtime Victory Over Wilmington in a Battle Between the Top Two Teams in the OAC

On Wednesday January 26, the top two teams in the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) went head-to-head in one of the most anticipated games of the season. Ohio Northern came into the game with an unblemished 17-0 record and the number one spot in the conference. Wilmington entered the contest with an overall record of 12-5 and held sole possession of second place in the conference. Wednesday night was also jersey night at Wilmington College and the students flooded the crowd in their jerseys to support their Lady Quakers. There were…

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Heidelberg Edges Wilmington 103-101, in an Overtime Thriller

On Saturday, January 20, The Wilmington Men’s Basketball team took on Heidelberg in a game that turned out to be a back and forth thriller until the very end. The Quakers had home court advantage and the crowd was engaged from start to finish. Heidelberg and Wilmington were locked in a battle from the first tip of the ball. The Quakers started off quick and got out to an early lead but Heidelberg soon answered with a run of their own. At one point in the first half the visiting…

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