Men's Soccer 2014 Season Outlook
The Wilmington University men's soccer team opens the 2014 season on Saturday, September 6 against the University of District of Columbia at the WU Athletics Complex. The team has spent two weeks on the turf for preseason preparing for the 2014 season, after winning their first ever game in the NCAA Division II Tournament a season ago.
Head coach Nick Papanicolas brought in 15 new faces while returning 11 members of last years squad that went 13-6-2. The team was selected to finish second in the 2014 CACC Men's Soccer Preseason Poll, behind rival Post University. The Wildcats are looking for their first CACC Tournament Championship since 2007.
We caught up with the team at practice to discuss the upcoming season. Interviews with senior captain Vitor Lima, junior captain Joe Woodley, junior newcomer JJ Naiwo, and 11th year head coach Nick Papanicolas.