2016-17 Dakota Wesleyan Women's Basketball News

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    March 24, 2017
    Bartscher signs with DWU women’s basketball MITCHELL, S.D. – Head women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen has added another piece of the puzzle in Ethan, S.D., native Kacey Bartscher.
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    March 16, 2017
    Ashley Bray named NAIA All-America Second Team, Herrold receives Honorable Mention nod MITCHELL, S.D. – For the third time in Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball history, two players received NAIA All American honors as Ashley Bray (Anoka, Minn.) was named to the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Second Team and Erica Herrold (Dimock, S.D.) received NAIA Honorable Mention, it was announced by the NAIA Thursday.
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    March 13, 2017
    Christensen adds local standout to 2017 class MITCHELL, S.D. – Coming off another successful season and a trip to the national tournament, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team added Ethan, S.D., native Rachel Hawkins to the 2017 recruiting class on Monday.
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    March 13, 2017
    Six members of DWU women’s basketball named NAIA Scholar Athletes MITCHELL, S.D. – Six members of the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes it was announced by the NAIA on Monday.
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    March 10, 2017
    Tigers postseason run halted by Eastern Oregon SIOUX CITY, Iowa – In a physical and well matched NAIA DII Women’s National Basketball Tournament game, it was Eastern Oregon University that came out on top, defeating the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team 83-75 at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    March 08, 2017
    Offensive spark helps Tigers oust Milligan in Sioux City SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Thanks to a 25-0 run in the second quarter, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team secured its first victory of the 2017 NAIA DII Women’s National Basketball Championship over Milligan College 66-54 at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    March 07, 2017
    Tigers return to Sioux City for second-straight year SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- After being picked eighth in the Great Plains Athletic Conference preseason poll a year ago and finishing their season in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship quarterfinals, voters were not going to make the same mistake of doubting the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team again.
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    March 06, 2017
    Christensen adds Colton, S.D., native Taylor Will MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team is excited to announce the signing of Colton, S.D., native Taylor Will of Tri-Valley High School.
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    March 03, 2017
    Christensen nabs talented in-state duo MITCHELL, S.D. – Jason Christensen, head women’s basketball coach at Dakota Wesleyan University, has added two Class ‘AA’ standouts in Mateya Walder of Watertown, S.D., and Lindsey Hale of Yankton, S.D.
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    March 01, 2017
    Herrold and Bray named to GPAC First Team, four other Tigers honored MITCHELL, S.D. – A day after the Great Plains Athletic Conference championship game, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team landed six players on the All-GPAC teams.
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    February 28, 2017
    Tigers fall in GPAC overtime thriller SEWARD, Neb. – It wasn’t anything short of a championship game on Tuesday night inside the Walz Arena.
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    February 25, 2017
    Osthus nets new career high, Tiger women topple Doane MITCHELL, S.D. – Riding a 24-point victory three nights earlier, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took care of business on Saturday night, defeating Doane University 81-57 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference semifinal showdown at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 24, 2017
    Kayser commits to DWU for 2017-18 women’s basketball season MITCHELL, S.D. – The 2017-18 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball roster just got a little deeper with the addition of Kadra Kayser from Emery, S.D., where she played guard for Bridgewater-Emery High School.
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    February 23, 2017
    Time changed for DWU women’s basketball game on Saturday MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball game against Doane University has been moved to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 22, 2017
    Tigers topple Chargers, host GPAC semifinals on Saturday MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team opened up the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament, controlling the game from tip-off and never looked back as they defeated Briar Cliff University, 94-60 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 18, 2017
    Tigers upset in regular season finale OMAHA, Neb. – With 6:12 left and the game tied at 53, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team needed to put together a run to finish the regular season with a victory. However, the College of Saint Mary Flames had different plans as they pulled off the upset, 72-66 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game Saturday afternoon in Omaha, Neb.
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    February 15, 2017
    No. 7 Tiger women top Northwestern on Senior Night MITCHELL, S.D. – In front of a packed Corn Palace on Senior Night the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team put on a show and won their fifth-straight game to clinch second place in the Great Plains Athletic Conference with a victory over the (RV) Northwestern College Red Raiders, 81-72 on Wednesday night in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 12, 2017
    DWU women snap Concordia’s 26-game winning streak in the Corn Palace MITCHELL, S.D. – When the No. 2-ranked Concordia University Bulldogs tried to use its full-court press, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team had an answer.
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    February 08, 2017
    Tigers run away from Chargers in GPAC battle SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team pulled away from Briar Cliff University, 83-65 Wednesday night in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game in Sioux City, Iowa thanks to four Tigers scoring double digits in the contest.
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    February 04, 2017
    Tigers push past Midland to keep pace in GPAC race FREMONT, Neb. – For the second-straight game, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team started fast to begin the second quarter to help push the Tigers past Midland University, 67-59 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference contest Saturday afternoon in Fremont.
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    February 01, 2017
    Ashley Bray scores 1,000th point as Tigers top in-state rival MITCHELL, S.D. – Needing a win to keep pace in the Great Plains Athletic Conference race, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team clinched a key victory over Mount Marty College, 73-51 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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    January 28, 2017
    Broncos outlast Tigers in GPAC matchup MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team fell short in the NAIA Network Division II Game of the Week against the No. 9 Hastings College Broncos, 62-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 26, 2017
    DWU women fall short at Morningside SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team could not answer the hot shooting from the No. 11 Morningside Mustangs in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle as they fell 91-76 Thursday night in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    January 21, 2017
    DWU women cruise over Doane in GPAC battle CRETE, Neb. – The No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team came away from a tough Great Plains Athletic Conference road environment with a 63-43 victory over Doane College Saturday in Crete, Neb.
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    January 18, 2017
    Tiger women stay perfect at home in win over Dordt MITCHELL, S.D. – For the second-straight game, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team won by over 30 points as they cruised to victory over Dordt College, 76-42 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 16, 2017
    Hedstrom inks with DWU women’s basketball MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University head women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen grabbed another Nebraska native for next season in O’Neill St. Mary’s product Breanna Hedstrom.
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    January 13, 2017
    Tiger women topple Flames MITCHELL, S.D. – In their second of four home games, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised over the College of Saint Mary, 86-39 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Friday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 11, 2017
    No. 9 DWU women control Briar Cliff MITCHELL, S.D. – After jumping out to a 10-point lead in the first quarter of a Great Plains Athletic Conference match-up, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team topped Briar Cliff University 69-58 on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 10, 2017
    Bray named GPAC Player of the Week MITCHELL, S.D. – Junior Ashley Bray was named this week’s Great Plains Athletic Conference /Hauff Mid-America Sports women’s basketball Player of the Week, it was announce by the conference on Tuesday.
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    January 07, 2017
    Tigers top Northwestern in GPAC road battle ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team hit the road and returned to Mitchell with a hard-fought 78-75 victory over (RV) Northwestern College in Great Plains Athletic Conference action on Saturday in Orange City, Iowa.
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    January 04, 2017
    Tigers cruise over in-state rival Dakota State MITCHELL, S.D. – In their first game in two weeks the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took control of in-state rival, Dakota State University, and never trailed in the contest as they won 76-59 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    December 21, 2016
    Tigers cruise past Grace, Christensen grabs win No. 114 HONOLULU – In their impressive 83-58 win over Grace College, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team and head coach Jason Christensen made history on Wednesday. Christensen became the winningest coach in DWU women’s basketball history with 114 wins, surpassing DWU great Kevin Lein.
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    December 20, 2016
    Tigers fend-off Warriors in Hawaii HONOLULU – The No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team headed off the mainland for a two-game stretch where they topped No. 17 Indiana Institute of Technology, 58-57 Tuesday in their first game in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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    December 10, 2016
    Broncos Outlast Tigers in GPAC Bout HASTINGS, Neb. – The No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team fell short Saturday in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown 65-62 against No. 14 Hastings College in Hastings, Neb.
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    December 07, 2016
    DWU Defense Holds Strong Over Doane MITCHELL, S.D. – Defense was a strong factor that led No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team over Doane College Wednesday as they rolled to a 66-45 victory in a Great Plains Athletic Conference match-up at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    December 03, 2016
    Bulldogs edge Tigers in GPAC battle SEWARD, Neb. – It wasn’t what the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team had planned on Saturday as No. 7 Concordia University outlasted the Tigers 85-82 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown in Seward, Neb.
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    November 30, 2016
    No. 1 Tigers Upend No. 9 Mustangs at Home in Top-10 Battle MITCHELL, S.D. – In their first game ranked No. 1 in the NAIA in 2016, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took care of business against the No. 9 Morningside College Mustangs 91-81 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    November 22, 2016
    Tiger Women Stay Perfect on the Road YANKTON, S.D. – The No. 3 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team held strong against in-state rival Mount Marty College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Tuesday night. DWU went on to defeat the Lancers 74-66 at the Cimpl Arena in Yankton, S.D.
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    November 19, 2016
    Tigers Continue to Roll in Home Opener MITCHELL, S.D. – It was a warm welcome home for the No. 3 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team as they crushed Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Midland University 85-50 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    November 16, 2016
    Tiger bench cruises over Dordt for first GPAC win SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The No. 3 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team looked to its bench for offensive firepower in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle. Senior forward Kristin Sabers (Mitchell, S.D.) and freshman Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.) combined for 36 points as the Tigers defeated Dordt College 80-48 Wednesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
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