Hover, a 2021 WC alumna who graduated Summa Cum Laude, competed in freestyle and relay events for the Fightin' Quakers all four years as a student-athlete. Three relay teams - 400-yard medley, 400-yard freestyle and 800-yard freestyle - that Hover took part in are currently program records.
She will serve the athletic training needs of women's soccer, wrestling and men's lacrosse as well as assisting Head Athletic Trainer Brian Dykhuizen with care of the rest of WC's athletics department.
Wilmington College Vice President of Athletic Administration & Director of Athletics Terry Rupert announced a couple of staff changes within the College's athletic leadership, beginning on July 1, 2021.
Dick Weidner (Class of 1968), Katie Streck (Class of 2008), John Creech (Class of 2010), Callen Martin (Class of 2010) and Bud Lewis (Head Men's Soccer Coach 1975-2017) were enshrined at halftime of the football game on Saturday, Sept. 18.
Wilmington College conducted its 145th commencement ceremonies over the weekend, and the department of athletics recognized individuals with green & white chords to signify those individuals who finished their senior seasons and were at least a three-year member of the program (two-year member for individuals who transferred to WC.
Registration for the event is now up and can be completed at the link above. Join us May 31 through June 6, 2021. Run independently at any location and record your times online. This fundraiser for Wilmington College Athletics costs $35 for adults and $25 for students and children. Participants will receive a race t-shirt.
As a reminder to all Wilmington College student-athletes, the College and department of athletic urges each and every one of you to maintain proper hygiene, observe social distancing and wear a mask when indoors and in close proximity to others.
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that’s resulted in the cancellation and postponement of many athletics events, Wilmington College and its department of athletics remain committed to providing a great student-athlete experience. Both Townsend Field at Williams Stadium and Hermann Court inside Fred Raizk Arena had their playing surfaces revamped over the summer.
For its effort partnering and hosting Clinton County Special Olympics Basketball this past winter, Wilmington College is one of three schools in the NCAA Division III August Special Olympics Spotlight Poll.
WILMINGTON, Ohio - Following the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) announcement of the postponement of all intercollegiate athletic competition for the rest of the calendar year, Wilmington College has made the decision to cancel several athletic-related events this fall.
AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC), the league Wilmington College has participated in collegiate athletics since the turn of the century, announced on Friday its plans to postpone all intercollegiate athletic competition through the calendar year due to safety concerns amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The conference is committed to collaboration in 2021 to allow the affected sports to compete safely in 2021.
Fall competition in all sports will begin September 19 and the league will play Conference-only competition in football, soccer and volleyball, while permitting cross country, golf and tennis to play outside competition.
Conley, who has served as the department's business manager since 2016, will continue to manage all departmental budgets, coordinate travel, solidify contracts and oversee facility rentals along with overseeing the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and assisting Rupert with oversight of the department as a whole.
Columbus, Ohio – Ohio Dominican University (ODU) has partnered with Wilmington College (WC) to allow WC students who are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management the ability to earn a master’s degree in just one additional year of study through ODU’s online Master of Science in Sport Management program.
Academic All-Conference selections have at least a cumulative 3.5 grade-point average (GPA) at the end of the semester preceding the end of the spring season. The student-athlete must also be a member of a varsity team as well as be enrolled in a full-time capacity.
WILMINGTON, Ohio – The 2020 calendar year saw something that collegiate athletics has not experienced in a long time. Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Wilmington College, the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) and the NCAA as a whole shut down operations of intercollegiate athletics in March for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.