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  • Four-Run First Leads Baseball to 2018 Bill Giles Invitational Championship over No. 19 West Chester, 6-1

    Posted 2018-04-18 19:53:22 by: Exec Exec

    (Copyright 2018; Wilmington University. All rights reserved. Photo by Dan Lauletta. April 17, 2018 at Citizens Bank Park vs. West Chester. 2018 Bill Giles Invitational.) PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - - Nine different pitchers and an early lead provided the Wilmington University baseball team with its third Bill Giles Invitational Championship, defeating No. 19 West Chester, 6-1, at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday afternoon. It is the first Bill Giles Invitational Championship since 2014, with the Wildcats (17-14) also winning in 2007. The Wildcats defeated Jefferson, 6-3, in the first round before advancing to play at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Wildcats last played for the championship at Citizens Bank Park in 2015. The offense gave the Wildcats all they needed in the top of the first, as they produced four runs on four hits while being aided with an error.  started the inning with a one-out single before stealing second. Standing on second with two outs, Adorno opened the scoring by coming home on an RBI single to left center off the bat of .  kept the inning going with a single into center field, scoring Small from second for the 2-0 lead. A dropped fly ball in right kept the inning alive for the Wildcats and  made the Golden Rams (20-9) pay with a single off the glove of a diving first baseman, plating two more for the 4-0 lead. Head coach Brian August kept the Golden Rams bats out of sync by using a new pitcher every inning, getting 1-2-3 innings from  and  and a 6-4-3 double play to end the third form .  gave up a two-out double but fielded his position nicely and got the third out on a comebacker to the mount in the fourth. produced a 1-2-3 inning in the fifth frame, and the offense added insurance runs for the rest of the game. With one out and runners on first and third, an error at second base allowed the Wildcats to score the first run and take a 5-0 ...

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  • Softball Swept at Holy Family

    Posted 2018-04-18 17:09:30 by: Exec Exec

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  • Chris Smith’s Goal With Nine Seconds Left Secures Playoff Berth for Men’s Lacrosse in 9-8 Win at Dominican

    Posted 2018-04-18 17:02:21 by: Exec Exec

                         (Melvin Left, Geis Center, Given Right, WilmU) HILLBURN, N.Y. - - A second half comeback and a game-winner with nine seconds left in regulation gave the Wilmington University men's lacrosse a 9-8 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory over Dominican on Tuesday afternoon at the Torne Valley Complex. With the win and one game to play in the regular season, the Wildcats (4-7, 2-2 CACC) hold a one-game lead over Dominican (2-11, 1-3 CACC) and the head-to-head tiebreaker, securing a spot in the first CACC Tournament in the program's first season. Clinching a playoff berth did not come easy for the Wildcats, however, trailing 5-2 at the halftime break after the Chargers scored all four goals of the second quarter. The Chargers came out of the break and scored the first goal of the third quarter, taking their largest lead of the game, 6-2, with 13:45 to play in the third. But the Wildcats scored quick back-to-back goals from and to get to within 6-4. After the Chargers scored again, the Wildcats tallied the final three goals of the quarter, getting goals from ,  (Hodgson), and to tie the game, 7-7, heading into the fourth. Burley's goal barely beat the clock, coming with one second left in the quarter. The Chargers again scored the opening goal of the fourth quarter, moving in front with 9:29 showing on the clock. But quickly retaliated for the Wildcats, seeing just 22 seconds leave the clock before he tied the game, 8-8, with 9:07 to play. Dominican had chances following the game-tying goal, but Wilmington netminder  (Appoquinimink) came up with four saves in the waning moments, including stops with 1:55 and 1:02 to play. A Charger turnover with 48 seconds left gave the Wildcats a chance and they moved the ball into the offensive zone successfully. The Wildcats wound the clock down until ripped the back of the net with just nine second showing on the clock. The ...

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  • Baseball edged by Eastern on the road

    Posted 2018-04-18 16:27:00 by: Exec Exec

      (Dmiterchick Left, Wallace Right, Wesley) ST. DAVID'S, Pa. – The Wesley College baseball team fell to the Eastern Eagles, 9-6 on the road in non-conference action on Tuesday. After Wesley fell behind early 3-0, got Wesley on the board in the third with an RBI double to right field that plated  (St Georges). Wesley took the 4-3 lead in the fifth inning. Seibert got the scoring going in the fifth when he hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to right to score Wallace from third base. scored on the same play when the Eastern first baseman threw the ball away. A batter later, doubled to left-center field to score  (Cape Henlopen). Eastern regained the one-run lead in the bottom half of the inning. Wallace tied the game at 5-5 for Wesley when he plated from second base on a two-out RBI single up the middle. Eastern rallied in the later innings to take a 9-5 lead into the ninth inning. Wesley went to get their own rally started in the ninth when Dmiterchik and Seibert led off the inning with back-to-back singles to left field. Foster scored Dmiterchik with a sac fly to cut the lead to three runs. A batter later, Wesley got into a strike-em-out, throw-em-out double play to end the Wesley threat. Dmiterchik reached base three times and went 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Seibert and Foster both knocked in two runs while Seibert collected two hits. Aiken notched a pair of hits and Wallace chipped in with two runs scored. The Wolverines resume conference play tomorrow when they look to sweep the season series from the Penn St. Harrisburg Lions. First pitch from Middletown, Pa. is set for 3:45 ...

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  • Rosa’Lynn Burton Breaks Triples Record, Softball Extends Winning Streak to Six Straight with Sweep at Jefferson

    Posted 2018-04-18 16:05:53 by: Exec Exec

      (Klebart Left, Burton Center, Wirden Right, WilmU) PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - - The Wilmington University softball team used its bats to secure a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader sweep at Jefferson, 9-0 and 6-4, to extend its winning streak to six straight games on Tuesday afternoon at the Jefferson Softball Field.  The Wildcats (25-12, 13-4 CACC) scored eight of their nine runs in the final three at-bats in the opener before scoring in the first two innings in the nightcap to lead to the CACC sweep. The Wildcats collected 11 hits in game one and eight more hits in game two. Game One: Leading 1-0 after four complete innings, the Wildcats broke out with a three run fifth, a two-run sixth, and a three-run seventh inning to widen the margin and win going away. gave herself a 1-0 lead in the top of the second, leading off the inning with a solo homer to left. With two runners on in the top of the fifth,  (Caesar Rodney) hit a two-run triple to center field before coming home on an RBI ground out by Burton's triple was one for the record books, as she surpassed Christin Headley's all-time record of 11 triples in her career. Burton collected seven triples as a freshman and now has 13 after two triples on Tuesday. An error brought in the first run in the sixth before  (Caesar Rodney) gave the Wildcats a 6-0 lead with an RBI single. collected an RBI in the top of the seventh before closed the scoring with a two-out, two-run single to right center. went the distance for the complete game shutout, striking out nine batters while not walking a Ram (13-15, 9-7 CACC). Burton went 4-for-4 with a triple, two RBI and two runs scored. Lopez batted 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored. McCarthy batted 1-for-2 with a homer and three runs scored. Game Two: The bats continued in the early innings of the nightcap, scoring two runs in each of the first two frames. They plated two more in the top of the fourth and secured the ...

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  • Sullivan IV, Mohollen Earn CAA Weekly Honors

    Posted 2018-04-17 19:43:55 by: Exec Exec

      (Sullivan, UD) RICHMOND, Va. – The University of Delaware baseball program was well represented on this week’s Colonial Athletic Association baseball honors, as freshman (St. Mark’s HS) earned CAA Pitcher of the Week and (Rose Valley, Pa./Strath-Haven) earned Co-Player of the Week. Sullivan IV joins Hofstra’s John Rooney as the only two-time CAA Pitcher of Week honoree this season. A true-freshman from nearby New Castle, Del., Sullivan IV is coming off one of the most dominant starts in program history, as the righty struck out a career-high 16 batters in his seven shutout innings. He allowed just three hits (two infield singles and a single to right) and didn’t allow a baserunner to advance past first. The righty struck out six consecutive batters at one point and lowed his season to date ERA to 1.99. The first CAA Player of the Week honoree for Delaware this season, Mohollen was an on-base machine this week. The junior hit .583 (7-12) for the week with three doubles and six runs scored. The leadoff hitter reached base 14 times for the week, including in all six of his at-bats in Wednesday’s 15-7 Liberty Bell Classic victory over Lehigh. Mohollen finished the week with an on-base percentage of .737 due in large part to his six walks drawn. Delaware kicks off a five-game week tomorrow night against Lafayette College. First pitch of the Liberty Bell Classic Finals is scheduled for 7 p.m. from Citizens Bank ...

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  • Baseball Gains Sweep at Post

    Posted 2018-04-17 16:26:59 by: Exec Exec

                                  (Roseman Left, Collins Center, Jump Right, Goldey-Beacom) Goldey-Beacom opened its Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader at Post with a 4-0 victory and then notched a 9-5 triumph in Waterbury, CT for its fifth sweep of the year.   Goldey-Beacom in game one opened the scoring in the third inning when senior (Stratford, ON), who reached on a leadoff double, crossed home on an error.  The margin grew to 2-0 in the fourth as a bunt from sophomore (Tatnall) was mishandled, allowing senior (Trenton, NJ) to score from third base.   Perez-Duran also impacted the third run, lifting a sacrifice fly in the sixth to plate senior (La Plata, MD).  Roseman added a sacrifice fly of his own in the eighth for a 4-0 cushion.   Wilmington, DE freshman  (Mt Pleasant) (4-2) again was spectacular on the mound.  He struck out a career-best 11 over eight innings, yielding just one hit and three walks.  Jump retired the final seven batters he faced, did not give up a hit until the fourth inning and four times retired the side in order.   Perez-Duran closed with two hits.   Matt Goehrig struck six over six innings for the Eagles, yielding three runs – two earned – and four hits.   Game two saw the Lightning (14-20-1, 12-8 CACC) erupt for four runs in the top of the third for a 6-2 lead.  Junior (Old Bridge, NJ) lined an RBI single, Perez-Duran followed with his own run-scoring single and sophomore (Sussex Tech) lined a two-run single.   Collins amassed three RBI with Marsden, Abdul and senior (West Hills, CA) getting two hits apiece.  Carmichaels, PA sophomore (1-1) struck out six over five innings, allowing three runs – two earned – and three hits.   Enzo Esposito gave up six runs – five earned – and five hits over 2 2/3 innings with three strikeouts ...

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  • Men’s Lacrosse Earns First Ever CACC Victory with 12-8 Win over Felician

    Posted 2018-04-16 21:55:25 by: Exec Exec

                              (Wood Left, Geis Center, Adams Right, WilmU)   NEWARK, Del. - - The Wilmington University men's lacrosse team secured its first ever Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference victory on Saturday, defeating Felician, 12-8, at the WU Athletics Complex. Both the Wildcats (3-7, 1-2 CACC) and the Golden Falcons (0-10, 0-3 CACC) are in its first year as a program. The Wildcats rode a strong first half to the victory, outscoring the Golden Falcons, 3-1, in both the first and second quarters to take a 6-2 lead into the halftime break. Felician scored first in each quarter, but the Wildcats controlled the rest of the quarter, scoring the final three goals of each. The Golden Falcons closed the gap to two goals on multiple occasions in the second half, but the Wildcats would never let them get any closer, keeping the separation throughout for the victory. Felician scored the first two goals of the third to get to with 6-4, but scored his first career goal as a Wildcat on the odd-man break, keeping the Wildcats up by three goals. Felician again scored first in the fourth quarter, but the Wildcats answered every visitor goal with a goal of their own, as the teams split the first six goals of the game. finally scored to give the Wildcats two in a row in the fourth, and put the home team up, 11-7, with 2:32 left in regulation.   The Wildcats used three different scorers in the first quarter, as Smith, , and  (Delcastle) put the Wildcats up 3-1. Smith was the first Wildcat goal scorer in the second before scored back-to-back goals to take a 6-2 lead at the half.  (St Georges) got in on the scoring action in the fourth, making it six goal scorers for the Wildcats in the game. Smith led the Wildcats with five goals while adding two assists for a team high seven points. McCleaft also finished with a hat trick, scoring three goals and adding an assist. Gies ...

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  • Late Game Runs Secure CACC Sweep for Softball, 4-1 and 3-2, at Dominican

    Posted 2018-04-16 21:43:46 by: Exec Exec

      (Burton Left, Baughman Right, WilmU)  ORANGEBURG, N.Y. - - The Wilmington University softball team scored late in the game in both ends of a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference doubleheader at Dominican, earning a sweep, 4-1 and 3-2, on Saturday afternoon at the DC Softball Field. The Wildcats (23-12, 11-4 CACC) struck first in even contest, but it came down to the final three at-bats in each game and the visitors pulled out the close victories. Game One: The ball landed over the fence four times in the opener, accounting for the only scoring of the contest. Good thing for the Wildcats, three of the blasts came off the Wilmington bats as they rode the arm of to a 4-1 win. The pitcher gave herself a 1-0 lead in the top of the second, hitting a leadoff homer to left field for her first collegiate career home run. But the Chargers (14-12, 11-5 CACC) wasted little time in answering, as Taylor Daniels hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the second to quickly tie the game, 1-1. McCarthy only allowed one hit in the third and fourth innings, waiting for the offense to come back around.  (St Georges) walked to start the top of the fifth inning and  (Caesar Rodney) brought Baughman and herself all the way around with a two-run homer to center field to put the Wildcats back on top, 3-1. The Chargers were unable to retaliate in the bottom of the fifth inning this time around as McCarthy went 1-2-3 with two strikeouts to hold the lead. The Chargers got a leadoff double in the sixth, but she was left at third as McCarthy picked up another strikeout to end the frame. The Wildcats added an insurance run in the top of the seventh, this time off the bat of as she led off the inning with a solo jack to center field for the 4-1 lead. McCarthy closed out the victory with a 1-2-3 bottom of the seventh. McCarthy improved to 10-7 with a complete game three-hitter, striking out 10 batters while only allowing two walks. Burton went 3-for-4 with ...

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  • Baseball Breaks Team Hit Record in Nightcap, Splits CACC Twinbill at Concordia

    Posted 2018-04-16 21:34:31 by: Exec Exec

             (Graham Left, Mears Left Center, Small Right Center, Carney Right, WilmU)         (Macey Left, Rumford Left Center, Campbell Right Center, Deely Right, WilmU0 BRONXVILLE, N.Y. - - A program breaking 24-hit barrage in game two salvaged a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference split for the Wilmington University baseball team, as Concordia won the opener, 6-4, before the visitors came back with a vengeance in a 22-2 victory in the nightcap at the Clipper Baseball Field. The Wildcats (16-14, 13-5 CACC) lost another late inning lead in the opener, allowing a four-run eighth inning as the Clippers (14-15, 10-6 CACC) came back to steal game one. The Wildcats came back and scored in every inning but the eighth in the nightcap, breaking a program record with 24 base hits in game two. The hits record was set twice, first on April 11, 2007 with 23 hits against USciences and again four years ago to the day with 23 hits at USciences. Game One: The Wildcats held a 4-2 lead going into the bottom of the eighth inning, but the Clippers scored four runs in the bottom of the inning to claim the 6-4 victory. The Wildcats only collected three hits in the opener, but used eight walks to their advantage in the early going. The first three batters walked to lead off the game for the Wildcats, but the Clippers were able to limit the damage in the inning as  (Dover) hit into a double play. A run came on to score for the Wildcats, but the Clippers got out of the jam with another ground ball to end the inning. The Clippers answered in the bottom of the first with a two-out single through the right side, tying the game, 1-1. The Wildcats again loaded the bases with no outs in the third, and took the lead with a single to right. But The Clippers induced another ground ball double play to break up the momentum, only allowing the Wildcats to score two in the frame. The Wildcats tacked on another in the fourth, aided ...

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