Kieff reaches out to Hawaii to sign Dougherty

Katelyne Dougherty

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team has signed utility player Katelyne Dougherty, a native of Maui, Hawaii, to the class of 2015, it was announced Tuesday. DWU softball coach Ed Kieff said the signing brings in a player that can add depth and stability to a number of positions for the Tigers. […]

California Native Budmark Signs with DWU Softball


MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball recruiting class for 2015 has been rolling along recently with several instate talents already in the fold. Tiger coach Ed Kieff stretched his reach a bit farther to find his next signee, as Sacramento, Calif., native Amber Budmark recently committed with a National Letter of Intent to […]

Kieff adds Nohr to 2015 recruiting class

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University Head Softball Coach Ed Kieff added another recruit to his 2015 class with the signing of MacKayla Nohr from Box Elder, S.D. Nohr signed her letter of intent to play for the Tigers this week and will join DWU following her senior season at Douglas High School. The 5-foot-9 […]

Mitchell Native Misiaszek Commits to DWU Softball

MisiaszekSigns W Parents Web

MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell native Hallie Misiaszek committed to play softball at Dakota Wesleyan University by signing a letter of intent Saturday, Sept. 6. Misiaszek recently began her senior season at Mitchell High School, where she holds the all-time club team record for wins, strikeouts, ERA and hits. She throws and hits right-handed and will […]

Tiger softball adds junior pitcher to roster

Ed Kieff

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team’s pitching staff took a hit this may when senior standout Jill Dickson graduated, but Tiger head coach Ed Kieff is building up DWU’s pitching staff this offseason. Earlier this summer, Kieff signed freshman pitcher Karlee Jenkins, and this week he announced the signing of Kelly Taylor, […]

Kieff to hold pitching lessons in Mitchell, Sioux Falls

Ed Kieff

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University softball coach Ed Kieff is looking to help young pitchers improve their form and technique this summer. Kieff, who wrapped up his third season with the Tiger softball program this spring, will hold 10 sessions of pitching lessons in Mitchell this summer, as well as several dates in Sioux […]

Lazenby signs with DWU softball

Katy Lazenby

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team added another local name to its 2015 roster, head coach Ed Kieff announced this week. Katy Lazenby joins the Tiger softball program after two seasons with the Simpson College softball team. Simpson is an NCAA Division III program in Indianola, Iowa. Lazenby, a 5-foot-4 utility player, […]

Four Tigers earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors

Chelsea Moody

MITCHELL, S.D. – Four Dakota Wesleyan University athletes – two from the Tiger baseball team and two from the softball team – earned NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete honors, it was announced Wednesday afternoon by the NAIA. This year’s honor marks the second straight scholar-athlete award for senior softball player Chelsea Moody, and first for teammate Tiffany […]

Jenkins signs with Tiger softball

Ed Kieff

MITCHELL, S.D. – One of the immediate needs of the Dakota Wesleyan University softball program after the 2014 season is pitchers. Jill Dickson, the Tigers’ senior ace, graduated in May, leaving the DWU pitching staff low in numbers. Tiger head coach Ed Kieff filled that need this week when he announced the signing of Karlee […]

DWU softball lands three on All-GPAC First Team

Lindy Snook

MITCHELL, S.D. – The 2014 season was a record-setting one for the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team. The Tigers set the school record for wins in a season, picked up their first – and second – Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament wins – and set several team and individual season records. It should come as […]