2012 Wesley College Football News

  • Wesley Holds 2012-13 Senior Honors Banquet
    May 01, 2013
    Wesley Holds 2012-13 Senior Honors Banquet Sosthene Kapepula of the football team was named the Wesley College Male Athlete of the Year while field hockey/golf's Madison Leone and five-sport athlete Tristin Burris shared Female Athlete of the Year honors, it was announced at the Annual Senior Honors Banquet held at the Outdoor Amphitheater on campus Wednesday night.
  • Kapepula Honored at MetLife Stadium for ECAC Banquet
    February 22, 2013
    Kapepula Honored at MetLife Stadium for ECAC Banquet Wesley College’s Sosthene Kapepula was honored as the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday night in the Lexus Club Room at MetLife Stadium, the home of the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets, at the Annual Eastern College Football Awards Banquet.
  • Football Holds End-of-Season Banquet
    February 10, 2013
    Football Holds End-of-Season Banquet Wesley College's football team held its annual end-of-season banquet on Sunday afternoon at the Duncan Center where it announced all of the team award winners from the 2012 season.
  • Four Wolverines Named D3football All-Americans
    December 14, 2012
    Four Wolverines Named D3football All-Americans Safety Jared Morris, offensive lineman Brian Cranmer, defensive end Devin Hardy and linebacker Sosthene Kapepula were all named to the D3football All-American Team, it was announced by the website at Stagg Bowl XL on Friday night.
  • Cranmer Named AFCA All-American
    December 11, 2012
    Cranmer Named AFCA All-American For an NCAA Division III-leading eighth-straight season, a Wesley College football player has been named to the American Football Coaches Association Division III All-America Team, it was announced by the organization on Tuesday morning.
  • Kapepula Headlines ECAC South All-Star Team
    December 11, 2012
    Kapepula Headlines ECAC South All-Star Team Wesley College’s Sosthene Kapepula has been named the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Football South Region Defensive Player of the Year, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Three Wolverines Named BSN All-Americans
    December 05, 2012
    Three Wolverines Named BSN All-Americans Wesley College safety Jared Morris, offensive lineman Brian Cranmer, and punt returner Sean Hopkins were all named to the Beyond Sports Network Football All-America Team, the website announced on Wednesday.
  • Eight Named To D3football All-Region Teams
    December 04, 2012
    Eight Named To D3football All-Region Teams Eight Wesley College football players were named to D3football.com All-Region Teams, it was announced by the website on Tuesday afternoon. Offensive lineman Brian Cranmer, as well as defensive end Devin Hardy, linebacker Sosthene Kapepula and safety Jared Morris all received first team recognition.
  • #5 Football Falls in NCAA Quarterfinals
    December 01, 2012
    #5 Football Falls in NCAA Quarterfinals The fifth-ranked Wesley College football team fell to No. 2 Mary Hardin-Baylor, 32-20, in the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at Tiger Field. The Crusaders remain unbeaten at 13-0 and will take on No. 1 Mount Union in the NCAA Semifinals on December 8, while the Wolverines’ season comes to an end at 10-2.
  • #5 Football Slays #16 Red Dragons
    November 24, 2012
    #5 Football Slays #16 Red Dragons Wesley College’s fifth-ranked football team put up 14 points before its offense even saw the field and rolled to a 56-6 victory over #16 Cortland State on Saturday afternoon in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament at Scott D. Miller Stadium.
  • NCAA Football 2nd Round: Gameday Central
    November 20, 2012
    NCAA Football 2nd Round: Gameday Central Wesley hosts Cortland State in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, November 24, at 12 pm.
  • #5 Football Mashes Mount Ida in NCAA 1st Round
    November 17, 2012
    #5 Football Mashes Mount Ida in NCAA 1st Round Wesley College’s fifth-ranked football team scored the second-most points in school-history in a 73-14 win over Mount Ida in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium.
  • Football To Host Mount Ida in NCAA First Round
    November 11, 2012
    Football To Host Mount Ida in NCAA First Round The fifth-ranked Wesley College football team has been selected to compete in the NCAA Division III Football Championships for the eighth consecutive year and will host Mount Ida College at Scott D. Miller Stadium on Saturday, November 17 at noon.
  • Watch The NCAA Football Selection Show
    November 10, 2012
    Watch The NCAA Football Selection Show Wesley College's football team will find out if it will advance to its eighth-straight NCAA Tournament on Sunday, November 11 at 6:00 pm. Fans catch watch the selection show live on the NCAA website at http://www.ncaa.com/live/player?vid=2012/602&date=2012/11/11.
  • Kapepula Earns ECAC Weekly Honor
    November 06, 2012
    Kapepula Earns ECAC Weekly Honor For the second time this season, Wesley College’s Sosthene Kapepula has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office Tuesday afternoon.
  • #5 Football Masters The Apprentice School
    November 03, 2012
    #5 Football Masters The Apprentice School Wesley College’s defense allowed just 93 total yards as the fifth-ranked Wolverines ran past the Apprentice School, 47-0, on Saturday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The Navy & White did not turn the ball over for the second-straight game as Justin Sottilare completed 14-of-18 passes for 222 yards and three touchdowns to lead the offense.
  • Hopkins, Morris Earn ECAC Weekly Honors
    October 31, 2012
    Hopkins, Morris Earn ECAC Weekly Honors Wesley College’s Jared Morris and Sean Hopkins have been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, it was announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Kapepula Honored By D3football.com
    October 30, 2012
    Kapepula Honored By D3football.com Wesley College’s Sosthene Kapepula has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week, it was announced by the website late Monday evening. This is the first time that Kapepula has been honored by the website.
  • Football Remains Fifth in Media, Coaches Poll
    October 29, 2012
    Football Remains Fifth in Media, Coaches Poll Heading into its regular season finale against the Apprentice School on Saturday, November 3, the Wesley College football team remains ranked fifth in both the American Football Coaches Association and D3football.com Poll. Both the AFCA and website announced their weekly polls on Monday.
  • #5 Football Rallies To Beat #16 Huntingdon
    October 27, 2012
    #5 Football Rallies To Beat #16 Huntingdon The fifth-ranked Wesley College football team scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to defeat No. 16 Huntingdon, 31-21, on Saturday afternoon at Samford Stadium. With the victory, the Wolverines improve to 7-1 on the season, and the win is the 200th in the football program’s Division III history.
  • Bundy Earns ECAC Weekly Honors
    October 23, 2012
    Bundy Earns ECAC Weekly Honors Wesley College’s Matt Bundy has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.
  • #6 Football Flys Past Menlo
    October 20, 2012
    #6 Football Flys Past Menlo Justin Sottilare threw for nearly 300 yards and three touchdowns as the Wesley College’s sixth-ranked football team rolled away with a 30-13 victory over Menlo College on Saturday afternoon.
  • Hopkins Named ECAC Player of the Week
    October 16, 2012
    Hopkins Named ECAC Player of the Week Wesley College’s Sean Hopkins has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Football Special Teams Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.
  • No Change in Polls For Football
    October 15, 2012
    No Change in Polls For Football There was not much movement at the top of the American Football Coaches Association or D3football.com Top 25 polls as the Wesley College football team still ranks sixth in both rankings. Both organizations released their ranks on Monday afternoon.
  • WESLEY INDUCTS 14 INTO HALL OF FAME
    October 14, 2012
    WESLEY INDUCTS 14 INTO HALL OF FAME Membership in Wesley College's Athletic Hall of Fame expanded from 96 to 110 when 14 newly-elected members were inducted in a ceremony on Friday, October 12 on at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.
  • #6 Football Wears Down Virginia-Lynchburg
    October 13, 2012
    #6 Football Wears Down Virginia-Lynchburg After falling behind 7-0, Wesley College’s sixth-ranked football team scored 24 straight points and went on to beat Virginia University of Lynchburg, 24-7, on Saturday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium.
  • Morris Honored By D3football.com
    October 10, 2012
    Morris Honored By D3football.com For the second time this season, safety Jared Morris has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week, it was announced by the website late Tuesday night. He previously earned the honor on September 4 after picking off a school-record four passes at East Texas Baptist.
  • #6 Football Downs #11 Birmingham-Southern
    October 06, 2012
    #6 Football Downs #11 Birmingham-Southern An interception by Aamir Petrose remaining sealed a 26-17 victory for Wesley College’s sixth-ranked football team over No. 11 Birmingham-Southern on Saturday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The Wolverines, who were playing their fourth-straight ranked opponent, picked off three passes and held the Panthers to just 261 yards of total offense.
  • Football Partakes In Read For the Record Program
    October 04, 2012
    Football Partakes In Read For the Record Program Several members of the Wesley College football team read to kids at Fairview Elementary School on Thursday morning as part of the Jumpstart Read for the Record reading program.
  • Football Remains Sixth In Both Polls
    October 01, 2012
    Football Remains Sixth In Both Polls Wesley College’s football team remains sixth in both the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and D3football.com polls after being idle this past week. The Wolverines will take on their fourth-straight ranked opponent for the first time in school-history in Birmingham Southern on Saturday, October 6, at 1 pm.
  • Tryon Named NCAA.com Player of the Week
    September 28, 2012
    Tryon Named NCAA.com Player of the Week Placekicker Dan Tryon has been named the NCAA.com Special Teams Player of the Week, it was announced earlier this week. A senior from Wilmington, Del., Tryon nailed a 31-yard field goal as time expired to lift sixth-ranked Wesley College to a 25-22 victory at #25 Louisiana College on September 22.
  • Bo Tkach Foundation Presentation at Wesley
    September 27, 2012
    Bo Tkach Foundation Presentation at Wesley A standing-room only crowd of Wesley College students, most of which included student-athletes, packed Wells Theater on Monday night as guest speakers Jim and Sandi Tkach spoke on the issue of suicide and what we can do to prevent it. The program was sponsored by the Delaware Suicide Prevention Coalition and the Mental Health Association in Delaware.
  • Maginnis Earns Multiple Weekly Honors
    September 25, 2012
    Maginnis Earns Multiple Weekly Honors Wesley College’s Luke Maginnis has been named the Defensive Player of the Week by both the Eastern College Athletic Conference and Beyond Sports Network, the organizations announced on Tuesday afternoon. These are the first weekly awards that Maginnis has earned in his career.
  • Football Ranked Sixth in Both Polls
    September 24, 2012
    Football Ranked Sixth in Both Polls After a victory at #25 Louisiana College, Wesley College’s football team jumped up one spot to No. 6 in the American Football Coaches Association Top 25 Poll, it was announced on Monday. The Wolverines remained sixth in the D3football.com Top 25 Poll, which was released late Sunday night.
  • Tryon's Field Goal Lifts #6 Football To Victory
    September 22, 2012
    Tryon's Field Goal Lifts #6 Football To Victory Senior Dan Tryon (Wilmington, Del. / Salesianum) kicked a 31-yard field goal as time expired to lift the sixth-ranked Wesley College football team to a 25-22 victory at #25 Louisiana College on Saturday night at Wildcat Stadium.
  • Kapepula Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week
    September 18, 2012
    Kapepula Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week Wesley’s College’s Sosthene Kapepula has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. The 2011 ECAC Defensive Rookie of the Year, this is the first time that the sophomore linebacker has received the weekly honor from the conference.
  • Football Falls In D3 Heavyweight Battle
    September 15, 2012
    Football Falls In D3 Heavyweight Battle Wesley College’s third-ranked football team dropped a 32-25 decision to No. 4 Mary Hardin-Baylor at a sold out Scott D. Miller Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Wolverines fall to 2-1 on the season while the Crusaders remain unbeaten at 2-0.
  • #3 Football Outduels Route 13 Rival, #6 Salisbury
    September 08, 2012
    #3 Football Outduels Route 13 Rival, #6 Salisbury SALISBURY, Md. - Askia Jahad ran for nearly 100 yards as the third-ranked Wesley College football team defeated No. 6 Salisbury, 17-7, on a rainy Saturday night at Sea Gull Stadium. The Wolverines have now beaten their Route 13 rival eight-straight times.
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