Hansen takes top assistant job at Northern

Jory Hansen

MITCHELL, S.D. – Jory Hansen, the top assistant coach for the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team, has accepted the top assistant position for the Northern State University women’s basketball program, head coach Jason Christensen confirmed Thursday afternoon. Hansen – who also worked as an admissions counselor and served as the admissions’ liaison to the […]

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Tiger football to host high school combine

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team is hosting its fourth annual high school combine this June, head coach Ross Cimpl announced this week. The Tigers give high school football players the chance to size up their skills Wednesday, June 12 at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. Check in for the combine begins […]

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Court-Menendez earns second All-American honor

MARION, Ind. – Three members of the Dakota Wesleyan University track and field team wrapped up the 2013 season with a trip to the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships last week in Marion, Ind., and freshman Nicole Court-Menendez finished her freshman season with a second All-American honor. Court-Menendez became just the second female […]

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Tiger women’s golf wraps up season at nationals

LINCOLN, Neb. – For the 10th time in as many years, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team wrapped up its season at the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championships last week. The Tigers qualified for the national tournament – which was held at Wilderness Ridge May 21-24 in Lincoln, Neb. – by winning their fifth […]

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Four Tiger athletes earn scholar-athlete honors

Pakutka, Tony

Tony Pakutka MITCHELL, S.D. – Four Dakota Wesleyan University athletes earned Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors this spring, it was announced recently by the NAIA. Tiger baseball players Anthony Pakutka and Alex Hinz, softball player Chelsea Moody and track and field athlete David Elliott were all honored by Daktronics and the NAIA for their work in the […]

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Murphy steps down from coaching at Dakota Wesleyan

Shane Murphy from DWU.

MITCHELL, S.D. – After three seasons at Dakota Wesleyan University, Shane Murphy is resigning as head coach of the Tiger men’s basketball program, athletic director Curt Hart announced today. Murphy, who was hired to take over the men’s basketball program at Dakota Wesleyan in summer 2010, came to DWU after a two-year hiatus from coaching. […]

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Three athletes to represent DWU track at nationals

Tamika Irvin from DWU.

MITCHELL, S.D. – Three members of the Dakota Wesleyan University track and field team are ready to compete at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. Senior sprinter Tamika Irvin and freshmen distance runners Hailey Brunke and Nicole Court-Menendez all qualified for nationals, which run May 23-25 at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind. […]

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Tiger women ready for national championships

Lauren Fitts from DWU.

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team makes its 10th appearance at the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championships next week, and the Tigers are hoping their 10th appearance goes as well as the first. DWU, which has qualified for nationals each year since the 2003-04 season, finished in 10th place as a […]

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Misiaszek to join DWU softball program as assistant

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball program has a new assistant coach, head coach Ed Kieff announced earlier this week, but he is definitely not a new face to the program or the sport of softball in the city of Mitchell. Jim Misiaszek takes over as Kieff’s top assistant after the graduation of […]

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Junior transfer joins Tiger women’s basketball program

Jason Christensen

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen has been looking for a point guard for the 2013-14 season, and Monday afternoon he announced that he found one. Savannah Minder, a junior transfer from Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., signed with the Tigers earlier this month and will join the program in […]

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