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WC Men’s Hoops Dominate in Home Opener

photo: (left) Junior guard Kevin Lewis, (right) Senior guard Will Patrick Wilmington, OH – The Wilmington College Men’s basketball team cruised to an 85-57 victory over the Defiance Yellow Jackets in their home open on Wednesday, November 29th. After a slow start by both teams in the first couple of minutes, the Quakers seized control of the game and did not look back. Wilmington got a huge contribution of the bench from junior guards Will Patrick and Kevin Lewis. When the Quakers were struggling early on the offensive side of the…

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Young LQB Team Hopes to Live Up to Its Full Potential

The Wilmington College Lady Quaker Basketball team opens up the season on Friday November 17th at home versus the Mary Baldwin Fighting Squirrels at 6:00 PM. The Lady Quakers have a young, talented team and they hope they can lean on the leadership of their returning and experienced players. I think it has the potential to be a very, very good team. – Jerry Scheve, Head Coach Head Coach Jerry Scheve knows he has a young team but he believes this team has the potential to do some great things….

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Quakers Fall Short of Historic Comeback on Senior Day

Wilmington – On Saturday, November 4th the Wilmington College football team played their final home game of the season versus Ohio Northern University. After falling behind 42-12 in the first half, Wilmington fought back but fell just short, as Ohio Northern won by a score of 49-45. The first half was completely dominated by Ohio Northern as they managed to jump out to a 42-12 lead by halftime. In the first half, the Quakers scored on two field goals from freshman Kevin Shump and a 13-yard touchdown pass from Luke Creditt…

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WC Men’s Hoops Have Positive Outlook on the 2017-2018 Season

The Wilmington College Men’s Basketball team kicks off their season in less than week as they are set to take on Northern Kentucky University on Sunday October 12th. The Quakers will lean on the leadership of their experienced team that features many juniors and seniors. Senior guard Jordan Jones said, “This year I know that I have to be more vocal than I was in any other year, especially because everyone is looking up to the senior class. We just need everyone to go out and do their job. If…

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Quakers Struggle Against #2 Mount Union

Wilmington – The Wilmington College football team hosted the #2 ranked Mount Purple Raiders on Saturday, October 21st on Townsend field in Williams stadium. The Quakers were overmatched as the Purple Raiders dominated from start to finish and won by a final score of 66-7. With less than five minutes left in the first half, senior defensive tackle David Henry recovered a Mount Union fumble in the end zone that resulted in a touchback and gave the Quakers possession of the football. Henry finished the game with 5 tackles, a…

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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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