Tiger softball ends season with split on Senior Day

DWU's Devinne Facile at the plate against Concordia

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team honored five senior players during a doubleheader against Great Plans Athletic Conference foe Concordia University Saturday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D. The Tigers finished the season with a split against the Bulldogs, taking game one 8-2 and dropping the finale 16-6 in five innings. With […]

Midland takes two from DWU softball

DWU's Natalie Gutierrez throws to first against Midland

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team came into play against Midland University Thursday needing a winning streak to close the season to make the Great Plains Athletic Conference postseason tournament. The Tigers dropped both games of a doubleheader at McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D., as a late rally fell short in a […]

DWU, Dordt split softball doubleheader

Hailey Unger

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team picked up a much needed split against Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader Tuesday in Sioux Center, Iowa, snapping a five-game conference losing streak to keep the Tigers’ postseason hopes alive. DWU rallied in game one, scoring six times in the seventh to […]

Morningside takes two from DWU in softball DH

Elise Sutherland

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Morningside College used a hot start in game one and one big inning in game two to sweep the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa. The Tigers allowed six runs to the Mustangs in game one en route to a […]

Tiger softball drops two to Prairie Wolves in Lincoln

Elise Sutherland

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team opened the second half of the Great Plains Athletic Conference schedule with pair of losses to Nebraska Wesleyan University Friday in Lincoln. The Prairie Wolves were potent on offense against the Tigers, winning game one 14-4 and the finale 12-4, both in five innings. The losses […]

Yellow Jackets sweep Tigers in nonconference DH

Dani Klassen

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team played its final nonconference home games of the regular season against Black Hills State University, an NCAA Division II program, Wednesday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D. The Yellow Jackets pulled away early in game one for a 12-2 win in five innings. The Tigers fell […]

DWU softball splits DH with Mount Marty

Devinne Facile dives to make a catch against Mount Marty

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team split a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader against instate rival Mount Marty College in the cold and rain Tuesday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D. The Tigers pulled away late to top the Lancers 11-2 in six innings in the first game, but MMC got on […]

Loeppky Takes GPAC Pitcher-of-the-Week Honor

Lorissa Loeppky winds to throw a pitch against Mount Marty

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team snapped a midseason losing streak last week, picking up its first wins of the Great Plains Athletic Conference season, sweeping Briar Cliff University, as the Tigers were led by a sparkling performance on the mound. Sophomore pitcher Lorissa Loeppky (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) pitched all 14 innings […]

Tiger softball breaks through with sweep of Chargers

Hailey Unger rounds third base and comes in to score for DWU against Briar Cliff

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team picked up its first Great Plains Athletic Conference wins of the season with a sweep against Briar Cliff University Wednesday at McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D. The Tigers (7-23, 2-6 GPAC) snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 4-3 win in game one and followed it […]

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 […]