Wesley to Celebrate all Aspects of Student-Athletes for NCAA Division III Week

Wesley to Celebrate all Aspects of Student-Athletes for NCAA Division III Week

DOVER, Del. - The Wesley College Athletic Department is excited to join the rest of the NCAA in celebrating the Division III Student-Athlete as part of DIII Week, from April 4 to April 10. The Wolverines will be celebrating the top three aspects of being a student-athlete at the Division III level: Academics, Service, and Athletics.

To continue the Wolverines' tradition of service to the community, Wesley College coaches and student-athletes will be at all Wolverine homes games between April 4 and April 10 collecting canned goods to donate to the Delaware Food Bank. Canned goods will be accepted in place of admission at the Wolverines' home men's and women's lacrosse games on Wednesday, April 6 and at all home athletic events on Saturday, April 9. Donations of canned goods and non-perishable food items will also be accepted during the contests.

To honor the academic achievements of Wesley College student-athletes the athletic department will recognize all student-athletes that have achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher during the fall 2015 semester at halftime of the Wesley Men's Lacrosse game on Wednesday, April 6 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Student-athletes that have met this threshold will be called onto the field at halftime and receive a certificate for outstanding academic achievement.

Last but not least, to honor the athletic achievements of Wesley College student-athletes the athletic department will recognize fall and winter student-athletes that have earned All-Conference honors this season. All 38 of Wesley's All-Conference Team selections will be honored at halftime of the Wesley Women's Lacrosse Game on Wednesday, April 6 beginning at 7:00 p.m. All-Conference Team selections will be called onto the field at halftime to receive honorary t-shirts recognizing them for their outstanding athletic achievements.

Wesley College is proud to honor its student-athletes and all of their achievements on and off the field. For more information on NCAA Division III Week, click here.  

NCAA Division III Week Schedule

Athletic Event   Date Time Special Events
Softball Apr. 6 3:00 p.m. Canned Good Collection
Men's Lacrosse  Apr. 6 4:00 p.m. Canned Good Collection
Academic Achievement Recognition
Women's Lacrosse Apr. 6 7:00 p.m.

Canned Good Collection
Athletic Achievement Recognition

Women's Lacrosse Apr. 9 11:00 a.m. Canned Good Collection
Baseball Apr. 9 12:00 p.m. Canned Good Collection
Softball Apr. 9 1:00 p.m. Canned Good Collection
Men's Lacrosse Apr. 9 1:00 p.m. Canned Good Collection
Softball Apr. 10 1:00 p.m. Canned Good Collection