What’s on your Spring #CTBucketList?

Wesleyan’s Dario Highsmith returns home to Middletown

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MIDDLETOWN – Middletown native Dario Highsmith’s collegiate  football career has brought him back to his hometown after transferring from the West Point Academy, where he played last year on their Prep team, to Wesleyan University where he is now a freshman running back for the Cardinals.

Highsmith has made an immediate impact on the field for Wesleyan, scoring two touchdowns and rushing for over 100 yards in Saturday’s win over Hamilton. Wesleyan racked up 511 yards of total offense and the Cardinals posted a 34-6 NESCAC win against the  Continentals at Wesleyan’s Corwin Stadium on Andrus Field on Saturday afternoon.

Highsmith said playing college football in his hometown comes with some perks.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.