2011-12 Wesley College Baseball News

  • Wesley College Anti-Hazing Policy
    July 24, 2012
    DOVER, Del. – Several Wesley College student-athletes, in conjunction with the Athletic Department, took time this summer to produce a video on the school’s anti-hazing policy.
  • Benedict Named To Hometown Philly First Team
    July 17, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Former Wolverine Rob Benedict has been named to the Hometown Philly All-Star Team, it was announced earlier this month. A first team selection from Drexel Hill, Pa., Benedict joins seven NCAA Division I players, a Division II pitcher and four other Division III student-athletes on the First Team.
    June 27, 2012
    DOVER, Del. - Membership in Wesley College’s Athletic Hall of Fame will expand from 96 to 110 when 14 newly-elected members are inducted in a ceremony on Homecoming Weekend on October 12 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.
  • Wesley Places 63 on CAC All-Academic Team
    June 27, 2012
    YORK, Pa. – Wesley College placed 63 student-athletes (30.0) percent on the Capital Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, it was announced by the league office Tuesday evening. To be eligible for the All-Academic Team, the student-athlete must participate in a CAC-sponsored sport and accumulate at least a 3.20 grade point average for the academic year.
  • Underwood Retained As Head Baseball Coach
    June 08, 2012
    DOVER, Del. - Wesley College Director of Athletics Mike Drass has announced that the interim tag on head baseball coach Bret Underwood has been lifted and Underwood will remain at Wesley in his same head coaching position.
  • Trio Earns ABCA All-Region Honors
    May 29, 2012
    DOVER, Del. - Wesley College seniors Rob Benedict, DJ Keckler and Geoff Kimmel have all been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings 2012 All-South Region Team, it was announced. Benedict was a first team selection while Keckler and Kimmel received second team honors.
  • Baseball Falls in ECAC South Final
    May 20, 2012
    DOVER, Del. - Wesley College’s baseball team fell to Penn State-Behrend, 13-10, in the 2012 ECAC Division III South Regional Championship Game, on Sunday afternoon at Bob Reed Field. The Wolverines season comes to an end with a program-best record of 31-15.
  • Baseball Advances To ECAC South Championship
    May 19, 2012
    DOVER, Del. – A two-run home run by Morgan Rupp and a career-high 12 strikeouts by DJ Keckler helped Wesley College to a 12-3 win over Marywood University on Saturday afternoon in the ECAC South Semifinals at Bob Reed Field. The Wolverines improve to a program-best 31-14 on the season and will take on Penn State-Behrend for the ECAC South Championship at 12:00 pm on Sunday, May 20, at Bob Reed Field.
  • D3Baseball.com Honors Four Wolverines
    May 18, 2012
    DOVER, Del. - Wesley College’s Rob Benedict, Geoff Kimmel, Jon Carlson and DJ Keckler were all named to the D3Baseball.com All-South Region Team, it was announced Friday morning. Kimmel and Benedict earned first team honors, while Carlson was named to the second team and Keckler third team.
  • Baseball To Host ECAC South Tournament
    May 17, 2012
    CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Wesley College has been selected to host the 2012 ECAC Division III South Baseball Championship, the organization announced Monday morning. The Wolverines finished 30-14 on the year to earn the top seed and a first round bye into the semifinals on Saturday, May 19 at Bob Reed Field.
  • Benedict Headlines All-CAC Team
    May 10, 2012
    YORK, Pa. – Senior shortstop Rob Benedict became the first Wesley College baseball player to be named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year, it was announced on Thursday afternoon. Benedict is one of a CAC-leading five Wolverines to be honored by the conference coaches this year.
  • Carlson Earns D3Baseball.com Honors
    May 08, 2012
    DOVER, Del. – For the third-straight week, a Wesley College baseball player has been named to the D3Baseball.com Team of the Week. This time it is outfielder Jon Carlson, after he hit .571 and led Wesley to its program-record tying 30th win of the season in games between April 30 and May 6.
  • Rupp Earns Academic All-District Honors
    May 07, 2012
    DOVER, Del. – Outfielder Morgan Rupp has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® District II All-Academic baseball team and will be a candidate for Academic All-America® honors.
  • Baseball Matches School Record For Wins
    May 07, 2012
    DOVER, Del. – Morgan Rupp hit a bases-loaded walk-off single over the centerfielder in the tenth inning to give the Wesley College baseball team a 3-2 victory over Methodist University on Monday afternoon at Bob Reed Field.
  • Baseball Hammers #17 Shenandoah
    April 29, 2012
    WINCHESTER, Va. – Geoff Kimmel drove in four runs on four hits to lead the Wesley College baseball team to a 15-6 victory over No. 17 Shenandoah University on Sunday afternoon at Bridgeforth Stadium. The Wolverines improve to 28-14 on the season while the Hornets fall to 29-11.
  • Kimmel Honored by D3Baseball.com
    April 24, 2012
    DOVER, Del. – Wesley College’s Geoff Kimmel has been named to the d3baseball.com Team of the Week, it was announced Tuesday morning. This is the eighth national Team of the Week presented by d3baseball.com in its inaugural season of the award.
  • Rupp Drives in Four on Senior Night Win
    April 24, 2012
    DOVER, Del. – Morgan Rupp drove in four runs and hit his team-leading sixth home run of the season as the Wesley College baseball team defeated Washington College, 8-3, on Tuesday night at Schutte Park. The Wolverines are now 27-12 on the season while the Shoremen fall to 24-10.
  • Kimmel Breaks Out In Second Round Win
    April 20, 2012
    SALISBURY, Md. - Geoff Kimmel had five hits and drove in five runs as the Wesley College baseball team won its Capital Athletic Conference second round playoff game against York (Pa.), 15-5, on Friday afternoon at SU Baseball Field.
  • Baseball Beats Frostburg In CAC First Round
    April 17, 2012
    FRSOTBURG, Md. – For the third-straight time, the scheduled number of innings were not enough for the Wesley College baseball team and Frostburg State. However, this time around, the Wolverines (25-11) came away with the victory, defeating the Bobcats, 5-3, in 12 innings in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament.
  • Baseball Scores Four In Ninth To Beat Frostburg
    April 13, 2012
    FROSTBURG, Md. – Wesley College's baseball team scored four runs in the ninth inning to defeat Frostburg State, 7-4, in Capital Athletic Conference action on Friday afternoon at Bob Wells Field.
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