Four Wildcats Honored by CACC With Weekly Awards
Monday, September 12, 2011 - New Castle, DE
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Wilmington University is pleased to announce that Nicole Wiechecki (Ursuline Academy/Wilmington, DE), Bill Steele (Rising Sun HS/Conowingo, MD), Whitney Hora (C. Milton Wright HS/Kingsville, MD), and Spyros Stergiotis (Iroquois Ridge/Toronto, Canada) have been honored by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) for their performances last week.
Wiechecki, a junior outside hitter, was named CACC Volleyball Player of the Week, after averaging 4.0 kills, 2.71 digs, and 0.71 service aces per set. She posted a season-high 18 kills in a 3-1 victory over Bentley University, and recorded a double-double (10 kills, 10 digs) in a three set loss to Pace University. Wiechecki had a.250 attack percentage, while leading the Wildcats to a 1-1 week.
Steele, a junior on the cross-country team, was tabbed CACC Men’s Runner of the Week for the second consecutive week. He won his second invitational of the season, placing first at the 11th Annual Wilmington University Invite. Steele finished the 8k course in a time of 28:46, 49 seconds ahead of the runner-up.
Hora, a sophomore harrier, garnered CACC Cross Country Honorable Mention accolades after claiming the individual title at the Wilmington Invite. She finished the 5k course in a time of 20:57, earning her second career meet win.
Stergiotis, a freshman goalkeeper, was named CACC Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week, after helping the Wildcats earn a 1-1 tie against regionally-ranked Merrimack University. He recorded five saves in 110 minutes of action, including two pivotal stops during the first overtime period.