September 13, 2015 - kicker Eric Speidel named NJAC Special Teams Player of the Week "after
contributing to No. 5 Wesley's 44-3 NJAC road win at Frostburg State. In
the first NJAC contest of his collegiate career, he was 5-of-6 on extra
points while connecting on his only field goal attempt, a 21-yard
effort in the third quarter. In addition to his eight points scored, he
also averaged 56.8 yards per kickoff on eight attempts in the
season-opening win. Speidel currently ranks second in the NJAC in kick
scoring (8.0 points per game)." - Wolverines October 8, 2014 - new kicker Eric Speidel "Two weeks ago, Wesley 3rd baseman Eric Speidel was serving as a football
ballboy, watching the Wolverines kicking game struggle. Saturday, he
proved there can be relief in football too.
Wesley's special teams were struggling with the
point-after-touchdown, either missing, or having blocked, five kicks
despite easy victories over Rowan and Southern Virginia.
Speidel, whose main role in the Southern Virginia game was making
sure the officials had a ball to spot for play after each down, went up
to Wesley assistant coach Steve Azzanesi after the game, asking for a
chance to kick.
'I had gone out with my roommates a few weeks prior, and we went out
and they snapped it and we did a few from the PAT, and then we backed it
up to the 45, and I made one from there. I figured if I could do that,
I might as well give it a shot and see if I could do it in an organized
After passing a tryout with Azzanesi and Wesley Head Coach Mike
Drass, the Wolverines' head coach tapped Speidel and said he would be
making the start Saturday against Louisiana College." - WDEL