2018 Dakota Wesleyan University Football News

  • Wietzema tabbed AFCA All-America First Team
    December 11, 2018
    WACO, Texas - Senior offensive linemen Trevor Wietzema was named to the AFCA NAIA Coaches' All-America First Team, it was announced by the American Football Coaches Association Tuesday.
  • Tigers collect 14 All-GPAC nominees
    November 13, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team landed 14 players on the 2018 All-Conference Team, it was announced by the Great Plains Athletic Conference on Tuesday.
  • Tigers fall on senior day to Broncos
    November 10, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On a cold and windy afternoon, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team dropped its final game of the season to Hastings College, 21-13 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown on Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.
  • DWU wraps up season against Broncos on senior day
    November 09, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On senior day, DWU will honor 16 seniors as the Dakota Wesleyan University football team will look to close out the 2018 season with a victory as they will take on Hastings College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Joe Ouintal Field in Mitchell.
  • Doane football stifles DWU
    November 03, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On a rainy afternoon, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team struggled to find the end zone against Doane University in Great Plains Athletic Conference action as DWU fell, 30-3 Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.
  • DWU secures road victory
    October 27, 2018
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – With the University of Jamestown threatening to score for a second time before halftime, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team’s defense made a goal line stand to keep Jamestown out of the end zone. The stop helped push DWU to victory in the second half in the Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup, 41-21 Saturday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Tigers drop road contest
    October 20, 2018
    FREMONT, Neb. – For the third time in four weeks, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team dropped a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup by one score. DWU fell to (RV) Midland University, 21-14 Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
  • Tigers prepared for road matchup against Warriors
    October 19, 2018
    FREMONT, Neb. – For the second time this season, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team will endure a two-game road stint as they will face off against (RV) Midland University at 1 p.m. Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
  • Defenders down DWU on homecoming
    October 13, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On a windy homecoming afternoon, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team fell at the hands of Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game, 50-23 on Saturday at Joe Quintal Field.
  • Tigers fall on road in heartbreaking fashion
    October 06, 2018
    SEWARD, Neb. – With 2:06 left to play, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team had one final possession for a game-winning drive. However, an interception kept DWU from taking its’ first lead of the game, as Concordia University won 14-9 Saturday at Bulldog Stadium in Seward, Neb.
  • DWU football prepares for battle with Concordia
    October 05, 2018
    SEWARD, Neb. – For the second-straight week, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team will be back on the road to face Concordia University after falling to Briar Cliff University a week ago on a cold, blustery day in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Big plays push Chargers past DWU
    September 29, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – With the opening kickoff returned for a touchdown by freshman Daniel Libolt (Chambers, Neb.), the Dakota Wesleyan University football team got off to a hot start Saturday. However, it was not enough as DWU dropped the Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup to Briar Cliff University, 20-13 in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Tigers square off against Briar Cliff
    September 28, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to snap a two-game losing streak after a loss to No. 5 Northwestern College 41-13. This week, DWU will hit the road to Sioux City, Iowa to take on Briar Cliff University at 1 p.m. Saturday.
  • No. 5 Red Raiders halt Tigers in GPAC action
    September 22, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team hosted No. 5 Northwestern College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup and dropped the game, 41-13 at Joe Quintal Field Saturday night.
  • DWU battles No. 5 Red Raiders in GPAC showdown at night
    September 21, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team will look to get back on track after a loss to No. 2 Morningside College last week. The Tigers will battle another NAIA top-five competitor as they take on No. 5 Northwestern College under the lights at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Joe Quintal Field.
  • Tiger football drops conference opener to No. 2 Mustangs
    September 15, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – It was a Great Plains Athletic Conference opener at Joe Quintal Field as the Dakota Wesleyan University football team took on No. 2 Morningside College. DWU held strong early but dropped the conference matchup, 66-13 Saturday in Mitchell.
  • Tigers open conference play at home against No. 2 Morningside
    September 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After a record-setting performance against Presentation College, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team will open the Great Plains Athletic Conference slate at home against No. 2 Morningside College for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Joe Quintal Field.
  • Record-setting performance lifts DWU past Saints
    September 01, 2018
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team notched a record-setting night against Presentation College on their way to a 64-37 victory Saturday night at Clark Swisher Field in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • Tigers fall to No. 25 Trojans in season opener
    August 23, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The season did not begin as planned for the Dakota Wesleyan University football team as they fell to No. 25 Dakota State University 27-18 in the season opener at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • PREVIEW: New faces ready to make impact for DWU football in 2018
    August 17, 2018
    After a season that saw offensive fireworks each week with the second best offense in the NAIA in total yards per game, it is the Dakota Wesleyan University football team’s defense that is ready to prove itself and help the Tigers make a push in the Great Plains Athletic Conference in 2018.
  • Four members to be inducted into DWU Athletic Hall of Fame
    March 23, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University is proud to announce Gerald Neumann (’68), Chris Determan (’98), Brady Wiebe (’11) and Danielle Bellett Evenson (’12) on being selected into the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
  • Turner continues football career with Sioux Falls Storm
    February 23, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Football was not always a top priority for former-DWU quarterback Dillon Turner. Growing up, he wanted to be a professional bull rider, but that all changed when Turner received his first football recruiting letter as a freshman in high school.
  • 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.
  • Endsley tabbed as next offensive coordinator for DWU football
    January 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University head football coach Ross Cimpl is pleased to announce the addition of Loren Endsley as the next offensive coordinator for the DWU football team, it was announced Friday.