Athletics News

  • DWU football player to compete in senior bowl games over Christmas break
    December 11, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Senior Tre Hobbs (Detroit, Mich.) will be hard at work over the holiday break, competing in four different senior bowl games in Florida and South Carolina.
  • Spicer nets double-double as Tigers top Hastings on the road
    December 09, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) combined for 41 points, pacing the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team over Hastings College 86-63 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
  • Hastings fends off Tiger women in GPAC play
    December 09, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Down 55-35 with 7:23 remaining in the game, the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team came within seven points of No. 19 Hastings College, but it wasn’t enough. The Broncos defeated the Tigers 63-54 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action on Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
  • Defense shines as Tiger men top Mount Marty
    December 06, 2017
    YANKTON, S.D. – Holding its opponent to under 20 points in the second half, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team cruised to a 72-41 victory over in-state rival Mount Marty College Wednesday in Great Plains Athletic Conference play in Yankton, S.D.
  • No. 6 DWU women stomp in-state rival
    December 06, 2017
    YANKTON, S.D. – The No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team held Mount Marty College to two points in the fourth quarter, on its way to a 78-32 victory in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • DWU wrestling competes at South Dakota Showcase
    December 03, 2017
    SPEARFISH, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team participated in the South Dakota Showcase and took on NCAA Division I and Division II teams Sunday in Spearfish S.D.
  • Lamer and Jenkins shine at SDSU Holiday Open
    December 01, 2017
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – Junior Kamber Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) started the 2017-18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field season off with a bang after recording two school records at the South Dakota State University Holiday Open on Friday and Saturday in Bookings, S.D.
  • Tiger men halt Doane in conference play
    December 02, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 4:36 remaining in the game, Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) sparked life into the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team with a crucial three-point shot followed by a layup to extend the lead and down Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Doane University, 89-76 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 6 DWU women shake off Doane in the Palace
    December 02, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team returned home after two road victories to take on Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Doane University and took care of business. DWU defeated the visiting Tigers 82-51 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Brightman inks with DWU women’s soccer for 2018 season
    December 01, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following an impressive career at Earlham High School, Marina Brightman signed with the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team, women’s head soccer coach Clayson Glasgow announced Friday.
  • Hoek welcomes Burr and Klein to the DWU women’s golf team
    December 01, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team welcomes their newest members, Jade Burr and Ronae Klein to the roster for the 2018-19 season, women’s head golf coach Tom Hoek announced Thursday.
  • Cheeseman ties school record as Tigers cruise over Saints
    November 29, 2017
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – It was a record-setting night for sophomore guard Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) as she tied a school record with eight three-point field goals made as she helped propel the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team over Presentation College 101-49 Wednesday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • Tigers handle Mustangs on the road
    November 29, 2017
    AGENCY VILLAGE, S.D. – In their third-straight road game, the (RV) Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hit the road and traveled north, taking on Sisseton Wahpeton College in nonconference action. The Tigers cruised to a 90-57 victory Wednesday in Agency Village, S.D.
  • DWU basketball to host ninth annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    November 29, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is excited to announce the teams that will be competing in the ninth annual DWU/Culver’s Classic on Feb. 9 and 10 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Tiger men outlast Spires on the road
    November 25, 2017
    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hit the road on Saturday and picked up a nonconference victory over the University of Saint Mary, 82-75 in Leavenworth, Kan.
  • Warriors pull away late from DWU men
    November 21, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – A last-second 3-pointer proved to be the difference on Tuesday night as Midland University topped the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team 77-75 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action in Fremont, Neb.
  • Bray nets new career-high as No. 8 Tiger women top Midland
    November 21, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – Senior Ashley Bray (Anoka, Minn.) had a career performance on Tuesday night, tallying 30 points and six rebounds, helping the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to a 79-67 victory over Midland University in Great Plains Athletic Conference action in Fremont, Neb.
  • Christensen inks Kraus for 2018-19 season
    November 21, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University women’s head basketball coach Jason Christensen provided depth at the point guard position for the 2018-19 season with the addition of Bailey Kraus.
  • Panec ends historic career at NAIA National Championships
    November 18, 2017
    VANCOUVER, Wash. – In his final cross country meet of his career at Dakota Wesleyan University, Jeremiah Panec competed in his second-consecutive NAIA Cross Country National Championships and tallied a 50th-place finish with a time of 25:46 Saturday in Vancouver, Wash.
  • No. 10 Tigers overpower Bulldogs to tally first GPAC win
    November 18, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 7:25 remaining in the game, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team put together a 15-3 run to overcome a late deficit and defeat Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent Concordia University, 77-69 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 3 Concordia fends off No. 8 Tigers in Mitchell
    November 18, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In their second top-10 matchup of the season, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team hosted Great Plains Athletic Conference foe, No. 3 Concordia University and were defeated 70-66 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Dordt fends off Tigers in GPAC opener
    November 15, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Down by four with under three minutes remaining, the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team looked poised to make a run as they had numerous times throughout the game. However, Dordt College kept DWU at bay in the Great Plains Athletic Conference opener as they defeated the Tigers, 73-67 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Tough defense propels No. 8 Tiger women over Dordt
    November 15, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) tallied a game-high in points for a third-straight game, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team shot their way to victory in its Great Plains Athletic Conference opener against Dordt College, 85-55 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Frick tabbed with Second Team Honors, Herman and Knobbe named Honorable Mention
    November 15, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team landed three players on the Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Conference team with Rebecca Frick, Sara Herman and Bridgett Knobbe the conference announced Wednesday.
  • Hoek inks Greenhoff for 2018-19 season
    November 14, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University head women’s golf coach Tom Hoek signed his second recruit for the 2018-19 season with the addition of Dell Rapids, S.D., native Kaitlyn Greenhoff.
  • Tigers compete in DWU Open
    November 11, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling squad competed against some of the premiere competition in the region on Saturday at the DWU Open at the DWU/Avera Health and Wellness Complex in Mitchell.
  • Turner named GPAC Offensive Player of the Year; Adams, Wietzema, Rozeboom and Rork garner All-GPAC First Team accolades
    November 14, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – History has been made as Dakota Wesleyan University football senior quarterback Dillon Turner was named Great Plains Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year for the second-consecutive year it was announced by the conference on Tuesday. This marks the first time in GPAC football history that a player has won the award outright in back-to-back seasons. Craig Fobbe of Morningside College won the GPAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year in 2004, while winning the award outright in 2005.
  • Offense shines as Tiger women route No. 16 Friends University
    November 11, 2017
    WINFIELD, Kan. – Thanks to a career-high 29 points from sophomore Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) and a double-double from twin sisters Ashley Bray (Anoka, Minn.) and Amber Bray (Anoka, Minn.), the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised over No. 16 Friends University 100-70 at the Tara Patterson Memorial Classic on Saturday in Winfield, Kan.
  • York rallies late to top Tiger men in nonconference action
    November 11, 2017
    YORK, Neb. – In a thrilling action-packed nonconference battle, it was York College that came away late with a 91-87 victory over the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team on Saturday night at the Freeman Center in York, Neb.
  • Tigers drop home dual against Doane
    November 10, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team opened up home action as they hosted Great Plains Athletic Conference foe, Doane University and were defeated, 37-13 Friday night at the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex.in Mitchell.
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