Softball

  • Five members of DWU softball earn All-GPAC honors
    May 10, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After making it back to the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team had five players earn postseason accolades it was announced by the conference on Wednesday.
  • Late push by Concordia downs DWU
    May 06, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Heading to the fourth inning, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team looked to be in the driver’s seat, but the Concordia University Bulldogs had other ideas.
  • Concordia edges DWU
    May 05, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team began postseason play against Concordia University in the first game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament in the Hastings Bracket as they fell to the Bulldogs, 3-2 in Hastings, Neb.
  • Loeppky goes the distance, Budmark comes up big for DWU
    May 05, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Senior pitcher Lorissa Loeppky (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) gave the Tigers a fighting chance in a Great Plains Athletic Conference elimination game on Friday in Hastings, Neb.
  • Tigers snag two victories on Senior Day
    April 29, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was looking for a pair of wins to secure a spot in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament as they hosted the College of Saint Mary. They secured a spot with a Game One win 6-1, and Game Two victory 5-4, on Saturday at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • No. 10 Morningside blanks Tiger softball
    April 27, 2017
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Offense was hard to come by on Thursday as No. 10 Morningside College swept the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team in Great Plains Athletic Conference action 10-3 and 3-0 in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Tigers drop two extra-inning thrillers
    April 23, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – Seven innings were not enough between the Dakota Wesleyan University and Midland University softball teams as each game went into extra innings. DWU fell, 3-2 in Game One and 2-1 in Game Two Sunday afternoon in Great Plains Athletic Conference action in Fremont, Neb.
  • DWU splits GPAC battle with Doane
    April 20, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team hosted Doane University for a pair of Great Plains Athletic Conference games Thursday night. DWU won the first game, 3-0 and lost the second game, 12-1 in five innings at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Ortega hits walk-off winner as Tigers pick up two wins
    April 18, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team continued their winning ways Tuesday night as they took down Great Plains Athletic Conference foe, Northwestern College. DWU won the first game 8-3, and the second game 4-3 in walk-off fashion at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell.
  • Haage and Loeppky go the distance, Tigers take two from Briar Cliff
    April 13, 2017
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team got back to its winning ways on Thursday, taking a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. DWU took the first game 2-1 and the final game 5-1.
  • DWU softball drops a pair to in-state rival
    April 11, 2017
    MADISON, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team stepped out of conference play and battled in-state foe Dakota State University on Tuesday in Madison, S.D. The Trojans took game one 7-4 and the finale 5-3 at the Thue Softball Complex.
  • Tigers drop two in GPAC action to Concordia
    April 08, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team dropped a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader to Concordia University, 4-1 and 12-7 on Saturday afternoon at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Tigers drop two in GPAC action to Concordia
    April 08, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team dropped a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader to Concordia University, 4-1 and 12-7 on Saturday afternoon at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • DWU splits with in-state rival in conference action
    April 06, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team began a six-game home stand on Thursday afternoon. DWU split in Great Plains Athletic Conference action with Mount Marty College as the Tigers took Game One 7-5, while the Lancers took the finale 9-7 at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Tigers split with Hastings in GPAC battle
    April 02, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team split a pair of Great Plains Athletic Conference games on Sunday with Hastings College in Hastings, Neb.
  • Dordt downs Tigers on Friday
    March 31, 2017
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team dropped a pair of Great Plains Athletic Conference games on Friday to Dordt College on Friday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • SMSU takes two from DWU softball
    March 25, 2017
    MARSHALL, Minn. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team hit the road on Saturday, dropping a doubleheader to NCAA Division II Southwest Minnesota State University. The Mustangs took Game One 9-2, and the finale 9-8 in Marshall, Minn.
  • Kieff signs 10 future DWU softball members
    March 22, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following a strong start in the Tucson Invitational, DWU softball Head Coach Ed Kieff is excited to announce the 2017 recruiting class.
  • Tigers split with Presentation in home opener
    March 19, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was back in action for its home opener against Presentation College on Sunday, taking Game One 5-3, while the Saints defeated the Tigers 10-1 in the finale at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Six game win streak propels DWU softball in Tucson
    March 06, 2017
    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team flexed its offensive firepower in the final four days at the Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.
  • Tiger softball picks up two wins in Tucson
    March 04, 2017
    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team made its annual trip south to compete in the Tucson Invitational from March 4-8 in Tucson, Ariz., playing six games in the last two days.
  • DWU softball drops three at PC Dome Classic
    February 19, 2017
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was back in action in the Presentation College Dome Classic on Sunday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • Tiger softball opens season at PC Dome Classic
    February 11, 2017
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team opened its 32nd season on Friday and Saturday, competing in the Presentation College Dome Classic on the campus of Presentation College in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • DWU softball ready to make noise in 2017
    February 06, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After recording a program-best 33 wins last season, DWU head softball coach Ed Kieff has been preparing his 2017 squad to take the next step in a highly-competitive conference.
  • Kieff signs another strong class for 2017
    August 12, 2016
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University softball coach Ed Kieff has signed eight athletes for the class of 2016-17 coming off a record setting season in 2016, which saw the Tigers finish with a program best 33 wins.
  • DWU with Dozen Named NAIA Scholar Athlete
    June 01, 2016
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The 2015-16 athletic season at Dakota Wesleyan University recently came to a close and the postseason awards are coming in fast, as 12 Tigers picked up academic recognition during the spring season.
  • Unger, Lazenby named to CoSIDA Academic All-American Team
    May 23, 2016
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the first time in program history, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team saw a player named to the CoSIDA Academic All-American Team as a pair of Tigers earned the honor after tremendous careers in the classroom and on the field.
  • Ahumada, Unger highlight six All-GPAC softball honors
    May 11, 2016
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team rewrote the Tiger record books in 2016, with several individuals pushing DWU towards the top of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
  • Pair named to CoSIDA All-District Softball Team
    May 05, 2016
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team recently completed the best season in program history and a pair of Tigers picked up national academic honors Thursday.
  • Season ends for DWU at GPAC tournament
    May 05, 2016
    CRETE, Neb. – The most successful season in program history for Dakota Wesleyan University softball came to a close with a loss in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament Thursday at Doane College in Crete, Neb.
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