Local roundup: Ex-Wolverine QB Callahan cut by Eagles

Joe Callahan

PHILADELPHIA — On Thursday night, Joe Callahan got to live the thrill of leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a last-second victory.

But on Friday it was back to the harsh reality of the NFL as the former Wesley College standout was reportedly cut by the Eagles.

TheEagleswire.com reported Friday that Philadelphia is releasing both Callahan and fellow quarterback Christian Hackenberg. The 25-year-old Callahan, who waived six times in his career, is still eligible for the practice squad.

Callahan led the Eagles’ on a last-minute drive to edge the New York Jets, 10-9, in their last preseason game on Thursday night. He threw a four-yard touchdown pass to Matt Jones with 18 seconds left.

Callahan was 18-for-26 for 164 yards with one TD and an interception. He saw action in three preseason games, completing 28-of-47 passes for 262 yards with one TD and one interception.

Men’s soccer

Wesley 3, Cairn 0: Danny Garza scored a goal and assisted on two more to lead the Wolverines to a victory in the season opener.

Chimaobi Ikwuagwu and Deekai Gbonimy also had a goal for Wesley. Grant Grogan made a pair of saves for the shutout.

Women’s soccer

Delaware 1, Lafayette 0: Riley Curtain scored a goal 2:20 into the game and it held up as the Hens earned their first win of the season.

Kamryn Stabelin recorded the shutout by making four saves. Delaware out-shot Lafayette 17-10.

Delaware moved to 1-3-1 overall.

Delaware State 1, UNC Asheville 0: Freshman Savannah Ay tallied her first collegiate goal in the 40th minute and the Hornets came away with a road victory.

It was the first victory for DSU (1-5). The Hornets were backed by goalie Leslie Fazio, who picked up her third career shutout with 3 saves.

Field hockey

St. Joseph’s 1, Delaware 0: The Hens dropped their first game of the season as they were shut out by the Hawks at home.

Anna Willcoks netted the lone goal in the 56th minute. UD had nine shots on goal, all were turned away.

The No. 9-ranked Hens fell to 2-1 while the No. 18-ranked Hawks improved to 3-0.

Wesley 3, Washington 0: Alexiss Hulse scored twice and assisted on the other goal for the Wolverines who recorded the win in the first contest.

Jessica Behornar netted Wesley’s first goal of the game.

The Wolverines were out-shot 24-11 but Lauren Berry made nine saves for the shutout victory.

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