Athletics News

  • No. 18 DWU shoots past Hastings in GPAC Tournament play
    February 21, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After shooting 61 percent from the field in the first half, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated (RV) Hastings College, 87-67 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament matchup Wednesday in Mitchell.
  • Tiger defense stifles Midland in GPAC Quarterfinals
    February 21, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Thanks to a 14-2 run to end the first half, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team pulled away from Midland University and won, 72-43 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Wednesday in Mitchell.
  • Hutcheson resigns as DWU wrestling coach
    February 20, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University head wrestling coach Nick Hutcheson has resigned from his position after three seasons as the head coach, DWU Athletic Director Jon Hart announced Tuesday.
  • Tiger softball battles at PC Dome Classic
    February 19, 2018
    Aberdeen, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University Softball team hit three grand slams over the weekend and went 1-3 as they continued the Presentation College Dome Classic on Saturday and Sunday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • Tiger wrestling competes at NAIA North Region Qualifier
    February 19, 2018
    Hastings, Neb. - The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed in the NAIA North Region Qualifier Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
  • Lamber, Rabenberg and Jenkins lead way as Tigers compete at GPAC Championships
    February 19, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the GPAC Championships over the weekend in Crete, Neb. Kamber Lamber (Hartford, S.D.), Jared Rabenberg (Britton, S.D.) and Tyson Jenkins (Clark, S.D.) qualified for the NAIA Indoor Championships after standout performances at the GPAC Championships.
  • No. 17 Tigers cruise past Bulldogs on the road
    February 17, 2018
    with an 80-53 victory over Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent Concordia University Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • Tigers drop regular season finale
    February 17, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team did not finish the regular season as they hoped as they lost to No. 2 Concordia University 53-42 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • Tiger baseball prepares for 2018 season
    February 16, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team will rely on five seniors and young talent to provide depth for DWU in the 2018 season.
  • No. 17 DWU uses late surge to down No. 10 Red Raiders
    February 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With less than five minutes to play, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team used a 15-4 run to close out the game and defeat Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent, No. 10 Northwestern College 85-69 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 10 Tigers shoot past No. 9 Red Raiders
    February 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team finished the regular season home schedule with an 11-1 record after defeating No. 9 Northwestern College, 81-60 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU women’s golf adds Megan Hinker
    February 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s head golf coach Tom Hoek would like to welcome the newest member to his team in Megan Hinker from Lennox, S.D.
  • Glanzer and Gosmire ink with DWU women’s golf
    February 13, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team added Jordan Glanzer and Cassidy Gosmire from Howard High School for the 2018-2019 season, women’s head golf coach Tom Hoek announced Tuesday.
  • DWU softball poised with deep lineup in 2018
    February 13, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After graduating only two seniors from the roster a season ago, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team is ready to make noise in 2018.
  • Gavin Zomer joins DWU golf team
    February 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University men’s head golf coach Tom Hoek welcomes his newest member of the Tiger golf team, Gavin Zomer from Corsica, S.D.
  • DWU opens season at PC Dome Classic
    February 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team opened its 2018 season at the Presentation College Dome Classic on Friday and Saturday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • DWU competes at SDSU Classic
    February 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed against some of the best competition in the area as they participated in the SDSU Classic Friday and Saturday in Brookings, S.D.
  • No. 10 DWU shoots past Flames on Senior Day
    February 11, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team hosted the College of Saint Mary for Senior Day, as DWU took care of CSM, 86-52 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Sunday in Mitchell.
  • Tiger football targets playmakers in 2018 recruiting class
    February 09, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Head football coach Ross Cimpl is entering his seventh season with Dakota Wesleyan University, and hopes to continue the success into next year. Cimpl has an overall record of 44-21. The Tigers finished last year 6-5 overall and 4-4 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. The coaching staff targeted impact players who could make a difference on and off the field.
  • Urban picks up victory on Senior Night
    February 07, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team held Senior Night as they hosted future Great Plains Athletic Conference foe the University of Jamestown at the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex. DWU was defeated by Jamestown, 39-15 Wednesday in Mitchell.
  • DWU drops heartbreaker in closing seconds
    February 07, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Up by eight points, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team did not score in the final 1:33 as No. 10 Morningside College made a last-second shot to down DWU, 84-83 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 10 Tigers crush No. 15 Morningside on the road
    February 07, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Riding a six-game win streak into the contest, the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took care of No. 15 Morningside College, 92-77 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU/Culver’s Classic boys and girls pairings
    February 07, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The following are the matchups for the boys and girls pairings in the DWU/Culver’s Classic to be played Friday and Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Urban shines as DWU wrestling competes at Sioux City Open
    February 05, 2018
    Sioux City, Iowa. – Freshman Marcus Urban (Plankinton, S.D.) had his best outing of his young career as the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed in the Sioux City Dave Edmonds Open Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Rabenberg and Priebe lead the way at DWU Alumni Open
    February 05, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Sophomore Jared Rabenberg (Britton, S.D.) and freshman Tiegen Priebe (Chamberlain, S.D.) shined as the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the DWU Alumni Open Saturday in Mitchell.
  • No. 18 DWU takes down No. 4 Chargers on the road
    February 03, 2018
    Sioux City, Iowa – In a battle of top-20 teams, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team and No. 4 Briar Cliff University did not disappoint, as DWU went on to win 88-73 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 12 Tigers cruise past Briar Cliff
    February 03, 2018
    Sioux City, Iowa – The No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team picked up their sixth-straight win on Saturday after defeating Briar Cliff University, 69-48 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU basketball to host ninth annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    February 01, 2018
    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.
  • Offense propels No. 18 Tigers past Lancers
    January 31, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 11:30 remaining in the contest, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team found their offensive rhythm as they went on an 18-2 run on their way to defeating Great Plains Athletic Conference rival Mount Marty College, 94-63 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 12 DWU pounds in-state rival Mount Marty
    January 31, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After starting the game down 8-0, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team roared back with a 15-0 run and never looked back as they notched a convincing victory over Mount Marty College in Great Plains Athletic Conference action, 82-46.
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