The Wilmington College athletic department is pleased to announce the Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The quintet will be formally inducted during a ceremony Saturday as part of Homecoming festivities. They will also be introduced during halftime of the football game.
The final event of homecoming will be the first event of the Wilmington College basketball season as the Sport Management department will sponsor Hermann Madness Saturday at Fred Raizk Arena in Hermann Court.
For the second consecutive year, junior Savannah Hooper was honored as the Wilmington College Female Athlete of the Year as the Wilmington College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted its Fifth Annual WESPYs Tuesday in Boyd Theater.
The Wilmington College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) received Honorable Mention for its array of community service projects during the 2015-2016 academic year, in this year’s National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA)/Jostens Community Service Awards, the organization announced January 11.
The Ohio Athletic Conference announced the 2016 Fall Academic All-OAC selections, and 18 Wilmington College student-athletes were among the 302 student-athletes honored, the league announced today (November 16, 2016).
Garnett wasn’t recruited until the summer before his freshman year, and didn’t visit campus until early August. He chose Wilmington over Thomas More and Mount St. Joseph, and the rest they say, is history.
MICHELLE (BUCK) CRON, Class of 2004, is just the second Wilmington College swimmer to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, and ironically it was during the induction of the first swimmer that Cron really started thinking about the possibility of her joining the ranks of the Wilmington elite.
After missing most of the basketball season with an injury, Hooper was spectacular out of the gate. With just three practices under her belt, she hit over .700 with four steals in spring break. She reached in her first six plate appearances of the season.
Henry had a breakout season for the Fightin’ Quakers in 2016, leading all OAC defensive linemen in tackling and forced fumbles. He ranked second in the league with seven sacks and was third with 12.5 tackles for loss.