Christensen announces DWU women’s largest recruiting class

Jason Christensen

MITCHELL, S.D. – In each of his first four seasons with the team, Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen has worked to recruit the best players to join the Tiger women’s basketball program. This offseason, Christensen is working on getting the best players – and lots of them. Earlier this week, Christensen announced […]

Seven Tiger basketball players earn academic honors

James O'Halloran

MITCHELL, S.D. – Seven members of the Dakota Wesleyan University basketball programs were honored for their work in the classroom Monday afternoon when the NAIA announced its men’s and women’s basketball Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes. For the Tiger women, Taylor Kuhn, Celeste Beck, Micaela Erickson, Amanda Hart and Katie Johnson were honored and James O’Halloran and […]

DWU women land four on All-GPAC teams

Amanda Hart

MITCHELL, S.D. – Four members of the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team averaged double digits in scoring this season, and any one of the four could lead the team on any given night or hit a big shot to give the team the boost it needed. It was only fitting when the All-Great Plains […]

DWU women end season with loss to Mustangs

Amanda Hart

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team went into Wednesday’s first-round Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament game looking for an upset in hopes of securing a bid to the NAIA National Tournament, but the Tigers’ opponent wasn’t having it. DWU, the tournament’s sixth seed, was looking to beat Morningside College for […]

DWU men, women earn sixth seed in GPAC tournament

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s basketball teams both earned the sixth seed in the Great Plains Athletic Conference postseason tournament, they found out Saturday afternoon. Both the Tiger men and women finished sixth in the conference after the final day of regular-season play Saturday afternoon. The DWU men are 17-13 […]

Tiger women down Lancers to end regular season

Micaela Erickson

YANKTON, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team knew it needed a win Wednesday night to end the regular season if it wanted to stay in the hunt for an at-large bid to the NAIA National Tournament come March, and the Tigers got down to business. DWU beat in-state and Great Plains Athletic […]

Tiger women fall to No. 5 Hastings

Katie Johnson

HASTINGS, Neb. – For the first 17 minutes of play Saturday afternoon, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team had an answer for everything No. 5 Hastings College did. The Tigers led the Broncos early, and were able to stay within a few points through much of the first half. But Hastings got hot late […]

Tiger women shock No. 3 Northwestern

Celeste Beck

MITCHELL, S.D. – The last time the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team beat Northwestern College, the Red Raiders were ranked No. 3 in the NAIA and the unranked Tigers came away with an upset at the Corn Palace. Five years later – almost to the day – Dakota Wesleyan did it again. The Tiger […]

DWU women down Trinity Bible

Erica Herrold

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak and gained some momentum heading into the final three games of the regular season Monday night when it defeated Trinity Bible College 99-46 at the Corn Palace. The nonconference game was a makeup game from Nov. 4 and came in […]

DWU women fall on last-second shot

Celeste Beck

MITCHELL, S.D. – The finale to Saturday’s women’s basketball game against Concordia University was all too familiar for Dakota Wesleyan University. The Tigers were down one, 84-83, with 1:27 left to play, but had the chance to grab a lead with Amanda Hart at the line with 23 seconds left. Hart went 1-for-2 to tie […]