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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DWU baseball well represented in Pecos League

Kevin Nunn

MITCHELL, S.D. – Three members of the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball program are getting a taste of the Southwest this summer. Tiger baseball assistant coach Kevin Nunn and recent DWU baseball graduates Michael Lukkason and Erik Nockleby are in Alamogordo, N.M., for the summer, coaching for and competing with the White Sands Pupfish – a […]

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Tosaya adds pair of junior transfers to 2013 roster

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer coach Jeremy Tosaya added a pair of junior transfers to the Tiger men’s 2013 roster, he announced this week. Ryan West and Jon Wieger both plan to join the program in August, and both come to Dakota Wesleyan with junior eligibility. West, a Sioux Falls, S.D., native, […]

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Unger, Anderus earn All-GPAC honors

Katie Anderus

MITCHELL, S.D. – Freshman Hailey Unger and sophomore Katie Anderus led the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team all season. The duo finished first and second on the team in batting average, hits and on-base percentage this season. Thursday, both athletes earned All-Great Plains Athletic Conference honors, it was announced by the league. Unger, the team’s […]

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Lukkason named GPAC Player-of-the-Year

DWU senior shortstop Michael Lukkason is the 2013 GPAC Player-of-the-Year, it was announced Wednesday. MITCHELL, S.D. – In September, Michael Lukkason tore his ACL during a scrimmage as part of the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team’s fall season. On Feb. 8, Lukkason appeared as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning of the Tigers’ first […]

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