May 2, 2013
The Wilson College softball team will travel to Reading, Pa. this weekend for their fifth consecutive appearance in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championship tournament. The six-team, double elimination tournament will be played on May 3-5 at Hintz Athletic Fields at Penn State Berks. The Phoenix will take on SUNY Cobleskill in their first game of the tournament on Friday, May 3 at 4:00 p.m.
The complete tournament seeding and schedule is as follows:More
April 29, 2013
– On Sunday, April 28 the Wilson College softball team swept conference rival Penn State Harrisburg, 3-2 and 10-9. In the second game of the doubleheader, the Phoenix took the Lady Lions into extra innings. In the bottom of the eighth inning, with Harrisburg up by one run, Wilson was able to score two to win the game 10-9. With that extra innings victory, the Phoenix clinched the number two seed in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) South division for the NEAC conference championship hosted by Penn State Berks. Wilson finishes the regular season with a 13-7 record in the NEAC South, 13-15 overall.More
April 24, 2013
Wilson College has been selected to receive the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant for the 2013- 2016 grant cycle, making this the first time Wilson College has been awarded the highly competitive grant.More
April 17, 2013
On Tuesday, April 9, the Wilson College field hockey team hosted a clinic for Special Olympic athletes as part of Wilson College’s celebration of NCAA Division III week. This nationwide celebration of NCAA Division III week was designed to celebrate the unique Division III student-athlete experience, which offers a highly competitive athletic environment, a commitment to academic excellence and time to pursue other interests and passions.More
April 10, 2013
On Saturday April 7, Wilson College junior, Hillary Swartz (Carlisle, Pa. / Boiling Springs) was elected President of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) South Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).More
April 6, 2013
Wilson College Athletics will celebrate its student-athletes when the Phoenix take part in National Student-Athlete Day Saturday. This year marks the 26th celebration of National Student-Athlete Day. Student-Athletes nationwide are honored for achieving excellence in the classroom and on the field, while making significant contributions to their schools and communities.More
April 4, 2013
April 8 through 14, Wilson College Athletics is participating in a nationwide celebration of NCAA Division III week. This week celebrates the unique Division III student-athlete experience, which offers a highly competitive athletic environment, a commitment to academic excellence and time to pursue other interests and passions. Wilson’s student-athletes are among early 180,000 students who play varsity sports in the NCAA’s largest division. Division III student-athletes play for the love of the game, while striving to excel in the classroom and demonstrate leadership, community service and campus involvement.
Throughout the week, the Phoenix have scheduled several events for the celebration.More
March 27, 2013
The Wilson College athletic department is pleased to name Miles Smith Jr. as the first head coach of its men’s basketball program. Starting in the 2014-15 academic year, the new program will begin competition in the NCAA Division III and the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), and will be the second sport offered for Wilson’s male student-athletes. Coach Smith will have a full year to recruit in preparation for intercollegiate competition.
Smith has also accepted a position in Wilson’s admissions department, and will serve as a fulltime admissions recruiter for the College.More
March 25, 2013
The Wilson College lacrosse team’s home opener versus Waynesburg University on Tuesday, March 26 has been postponed due to snowy conditions. The game is rescheduled for Wednesday, April 3 at 4:00 p.m.More
March 25, 2013
The Wilson College softball team’s doubleheader versus Notre Dame of Maryland University on Monday, March 25 has been postponed due to snow. A makeup date for the games is still to be determined. Check back at www.wilson.edu/softball for updates. The Phoenix will be back in action Wednesday, March 27 traveling to Frederick Md. to take on Hood College.More