Tigers drop two to Doane in GPAC doubleheader

Lorissa Loeppky throws a pitch against Doane College

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team opened the home portion of its Great Plains Athletic Conference schedule with a doubleheader against Doane College Saturday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D. DWU had difficulty keeping Doane off the scoreboard, dropping the first game 12-0 and the second 12-4 in six innings. The losses […]

DWU softball swept by SDSU in home opener

Meghan Bovee

MITCHELL, S.D. – After 22 games away from home, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team finally got the chance to play on its home field Thursday in Mitchell, S.D. The Tigers took on NCAA Division I South Dakota State University in a doubleheader at McWhirter Field. The Jackrabbits flexed their muscle, hitting five home runs […]

Despite sparkling performance from Loeppky, DWU drops two

Lorissa Loeppky

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team continued the Great Plains Athletic Conference season with a doubleheader at Northwestern College Monday in Orange City, Iowa. The Tigers got a stellar performance from sophomore pitcher Lorissa Loeppky (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) in game one. She allowed just one run on five hits, but DWU […]

DWU Softball adds California transfer Stark

Nicole Stark (right) signs LOI to play for DWU next season

MITCHELL, S.D. – The future of the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team is looking strong as Head Coach Ed Kieff has had success bringing top talent from around South Dakota and recently added a junior transfer to the fold for 2016. San Ramon, Calif., native Nicole Stark recently signed a National Letter of Intent to […]

DWU softball swept by Hastings in GPAC opener

Hailey Unger

HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team opened the Great Plains Athletic Conference season with a doubleheader against Hastings College Saturday in Hastings, Neb. The Broncos pulled away in the first game and held off a Tiger rally in the second to sweep DWU. The Tigers fall to 5-15 overall and 0-2 in […]

DWU softball drops two at SMSU

Lorissa Loeppky

MARSHALL, Minn.  – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was swept in a doubleheader by Southwest Minnesota State University Thursday in Rochester, Minn. The Tigers put together a late rally in the first game, but fell 3-1 before dropping the final game 6-2. DWU falls to 5-13 this season after recently going 4-8 at the […]

DWU softball wins four in Arizona, takes on SMSU today

Vanessa Mendez

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team finished 4-8 at the Tucson Invitational, closing out the event with a pair of wins. The Tigers return home and play Southwest Minnesota State University in a doubleheader at 1 p.m. today. The Tigers (5-11) opened the week with two losses on day one before getting […]

DWU Softball Looks to Build on Program’s Best Season

Ed Kieff

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team had the best season in program history in 2014 and the Tigers are looking to build on confidence gained this season. In his third year with the team, DWU Head Coach Ed Kieff guided the upstart Tigers to a 22-18 record in 2014. The 22 wins […]

DWU softball adds two more to Class of 2015

Claudia Nixon signs LOI to play for DWU Softball

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team recently began the 2015 campaign with four games in Rochester, Minn., on Feb. 13-14 and Tiger Head Coach Ed Kieff has been working to get the next group of DWU players signed for the future. The Tigers signed two more players to National Letters of Intent, […]

Sprakel signing adds another top player to DWU softball from S.D.

Andriana Sprakel signs LOI to play for DWU Softball

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team has stayed close to home this recruiting season to add talent for the future, with another South Dakota product committing to the Tigers. Andriana Sprakel, a native of Yankton, S.D., signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball for the Tigers, it was announced Friday. […]