Roundup: Wolverines to play in ECAC bowl game

The Wesley College football team will play another game after all.

The Wolverines (6-4), who finished the regular season with a 16-14 loss to Christopher Newport on Saturday, were awarded an ECAC bowl game against Westminster College (7-3). Pa.

The contest will be played on Saturday at Westminster, which is located in North Wilmington, Pa., about an hour north of Pittsburgh. Kickoff is slated for noon in what will be known as the Clayton Chapman Bowl.

The Wolverines will be making their 14th-straight post-season appearance after having a streak of 13-straight appearances in the NCAA Division III playoffs snapped. Wesley lost its four games by a total of five points.

It will be the sixth time the Wolverines have played in an ECAC bowl game but the first time since 2001.

The Wolverine’ NJAC rival, Salisbury (8-2), will also be playing in an ECAC bowl game. The Sea Gulls host Alfred (6-4) on Saturday.

College basketball

Wesley’s Newsome-Murray honored: Wesley College senior guard Monshea Newsome-Murray earned the first-ever Atlantic East Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of Week award.

The Seaford High grad led Wesley against McDaniel with a team-high 14 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals. All nine of her rebounds were on the defensive end.

UD’s Dickey wins CAA award: Delaware guard Jasmine Dickey was named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week in women’s basketball.

Dickey collected 21 points and 12 rebounds as the Blue Hens fell to Northern Iowa in the first round of the Preseason WNIT.

She is the first Delaware freshman since Nicole Enabosi (2015) to post a double-double in her collegiate debut and scored the most points in a season opener for the Hens since Elena Delle Donne collected 33 in 2011.

Additionally, Dickey is the first Delaware freshman to post 20-plus points in her collegiate debut since Anette Percy registered 21 points in 1994 and is believed to be the first Blue Hen to record 20-plus points and 10-plus rebounds in her first-ever game at Delaware.

MEN, Mercer County, N.J. 91, Delaware Tech 59: DelTech lost its home opener in a game played on Saturday.

DelTech (0-5) hosts Harcum College, Pa. today in Stanton.

Volleyball

Charter wins state title: Fourth-seeded Wilmington Charter won the state championship with a 3-0 victory (25-23, 25-23, 25-20) over No. 2 Archmere in the Carpenter Center on Monday night.

It was the first state title in volleyball for the Force (17-2), who were playing in the state finals for only the second time. Charter coach Dave Stover previously won three state crowns with St. Mark’s.

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