Sedivy announces first four recruits for 2013-14

Matt Sedivy

MITCHELL, S.D. – After one of the most successful seasons in recent memory, Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling coach Matt Sedivy has secured four recruits for the 2013-14 recruiting class, he announced this week. Logan Tonak, Trevor Peter and Griffin Hieb all come to Dakota Wesleyan from within South Dakota’s borders, and Lyle Seydel joins the […]

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Christensen wraps up 2013-14 recruiting class

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen wrapped up his recruiting class for the 2013-14 season with the announcement of four final recruits. Christensen – who begins his fourth season as the Tigers’ head coach in 2013 – added 10 names to DWU’s roster this offseason. Guards Samantha Geiman, Natasha Letcher […]

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Klein competes at U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Dakota Wesleyan University graduate Raeanne Klein recently competed at the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships, hosted by Southern Utah University, in Cedar City, Utah. Klein, a Gregory, S.D., native who graduated from DWU in May, shot a 600 out of 720 in the first round of qualifications on Friday, May 17. After […]

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Lukkason named Honorable Mention All-American

MITCHELL, S.D. – After tearing his ACL in a preseason scrimmage, it would have been easy for Dakota Wesleyan University shortstop Michael Lukkason to take his time getting his knee back into baseball shape. But he didn’t. Lukkason – who tore his ACL in September – appeared as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning […]

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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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