Dover – The Wesley College Athletics Hall of Fame will induct six individuals as the Class of 2018 at the annual Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards Ceremony as part of Wesley’s Homecoming festivities, which start on Friday, Oct. 26.
The Class of 2018 includes Mike Drass (football), Larry Bryant, Jr. ’03 (men’s basketball), Ryan Buckland ’08 (baseball), Katherine “Cole” Pavlik ’06 (cross country), Kyle Savidge ’08 (women’s soccer) and Brooke Tadlock ’11 (field hockey).
Drass was an integral part of Wesley football for 29 years, starting his coaching career with Wesley in 1989 as an assistant before taking over as the head football coach in 1993. In his 26 years leading the football program, he transformed Wesley into one of the true powerhouses of NCAA Division III football. He accumulated a record of 229-61-1 with 14 NCAA Championship Tournament appearances, including the current stretch of 13 straight NCAA berths.
Drass also served as Wesley’s Director of Athletics from 2005 until May 2018.