Athletics News

  • DWU women’s soccer drops season opener
    August 18, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team began their 2018 campaign with a non-conference matchup against NCAA Division II opponent Southwest Minnesota State University, dropping the game 3-1 at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell on Saturday.
  • PREVIEW: New faces ready to make impact for DWU football in 2018
    August 17, 2018
    After a season that saw offensive fireworks each week with the second best offense in the NAIA in total yards per game, it is the Dakota Wesleyan University football team’s defense that is ready to prove itself and help the Tigers make a push in the Great Plains Athletic Conference in 2018.
  • DWU Sports Information nabs top-three awards in 2018 NAIA-SIDA Contest
    August 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The NAIA recently announced the winners of the NAIA-SIDA Publications and Media Contests for the 2017-18 year, as the Dakota Wesleyan University Sports Information Department won several awards.
  • DWU names Jamen Helton as head cross country coach
    August 10, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University has named Jamen Helton as the head cross country coach and assistant track & field coach, Director of Athletics Jon Hart announced Friday.
  • DWU wrestling schedule released for 2018-19 season
    August 06, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team’s schedule has been released for the 2018-19 season, head wrestling coach Casey Mouw announced Monday.
  • Lurz tabbed as DWU Head Track & Field Coach
    July 06, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of Zach Lurz as the next Head Track & Field Coach, it was announced by the athletic department Friday.
  • DWU continues to build with local talent
    June 19, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team has begun the recruiting process for the 2019-20 season with the addition of three local standouts, head women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen announced Tuesday. Christensen added Mattilynn Reiner of Tripp, S.D., Emma Paul of Dell Rapids, S.D., and Sydnaya Dunn of Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • DWU wrestling signs state champion
    June 04, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team added a significant piece to the team for the 2018-19 season with the signing of Paul Lauck, head wrestling coach Casey Mouw announced Monday.
  • DWU track and field tallies three All-Americans at national championships
    May 26, 2018
    GULF SHORES, Ala. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams concluded the 2018 outdoor season on Friday and Saturday at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. After competing through difficult conditions all weekend, three of the four members finished with All-American honors.
  • Stofferahn breaks school mark as Rabenberg ties record at Concordia Twilight
    May 11, 2018
    SEWARD, Neb. – Sophomores Mikaela Stofferahn (Dell Rapids, S.D.) and Jared Rabenberg (Britton, S.D.) made history as the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Concordia Twilight on Friday in Seward, Neb.
  • Fossum resigns as DWU track and field and cross country coach
    May 11, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s head track and field and cross country coach Derik Fossum (DWU ’12) has announced his resignation from the position after four years as the head coach, DWU Director of Athletics Jon Hart announced Friday.
  • Two DWU golfers named to All-GPAC Team
    May 11, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s golf teams landed two members on the 2018 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference Team, it was announced by the conference on Friday.
  • Reichmuth named Gold Glove Pitcher as five members tabbed to All-GPAC Team
    May 10, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team finished the 2018 season with five members being named to the All-GPAC Team and one member named to the Gold Glove Team on Thursday.
  • Softball lands five players on All-GPAC Team
    May 10, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After concluding the season at the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was honored with five members being named to the All-GPAC Team, it was announced by the conference Thursday.
  • Records fall for DWU track and field at GPAC Championships
    May 24, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championships and set numerous school records on Friday and Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU softball finishes season at GPAC Tournament
    May 04, 2018
    FREMONT, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team concluded the 2018 season at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament after dropping the first game of the day 3-2 to Dordt College, and lost in an elimination game, 6-2 to Midland University Friday in Fremont, Neb.
  • McClanahan named Dakota Wesleyan Director of Sports Information
    May 03, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University is proud to announce the hiring of Ian McClanahan as the Director of Sports Information, Director of Athletics Jon Hart announced Thursday.
  • DWU women’s basketball signs IMG Academy standout
    May 01, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team has announced the signing of IMG Academy talent, Braydn Dresser, women’s head basketball coach Jason Christensen announced Tuesday.
  • DWU baseball inks local standout
    May 01, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team is proud to announce the commitment of local talent, Cole Gassman for the 2019 season, head baseball coach John Greicar announced Monday.
  • 2018-19 schedule released for National Champion DWU women’s basketball
    April 30, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball schedule has been released for the 2018-19 season, head women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen announced Monday.
  • DWU women’s golf takes fifth at GPAC Championships
    April 26, 2018
    COLUMBUS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team competed at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Golf Championships and took fifth place Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Columbus, Neb.
  • Tiger baseball closes season at Concordia
    April 29, 2018
    SEWARD, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team finished the season with four games against Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Concordia University on Saturday and Sunday. DWU won the first game 4-2, but lost the final three games 3-1, 5-1 and 10-9 in Seward, Neb.
  • Softball closes regular season on the road
    April 28, 2018
    OMAHA, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team concluded the regular season with a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader against the College of St. Mary as DWU won the first game 5-4, but dropped the second game 5-4, Saturday in Omaha, Neb.
  • Dakota Wesleyan honors four members into Athletic Hall of Fame
    April 27, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department will be inducting Gerald Neumann (’68), Chris Determan (’96), Danielle Bellet Evenson (’12) and Brady Wiebe (’11) into the DWU Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 tomorrow on the DWU campus.
  • DWU splits with Dordt in home finale
    April 26, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In their final home doubleheader of the season, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team split with Dordt College in Great Plains Athletic Conference action as DWU won the first game 4-1, and dropped the second game 9-2, Thursday in Mitchell.
  • Track and field perform at Mount Marty Twilight Meet
    April 25, 2018
    Yankton, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Mount Marty Twilight Meet Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • Men’s golf finishes season at GPAC Championships
    April 22, 2018
    Eagle, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf team took eighth as a team at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Championships Sunday through Tuesday at the Woodland Hills Golf Course in Eagle, Neb.
  • Baseball falls to Morningside on Senior Day
    April 25, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team dropped two games against Morningside College 6-1 in the first game, and 7-4 in the second game in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Wednesday in Mitchell.
  • Tiger softball sweeps Hastings on Senior Day
    April 25, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On their first home game of the season and Senior Day, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team took down Hastings College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader. DWU won the first game 4-0, while winning the second game 5-4 Wednesday at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell.
  • Northwestern downs DWU in doubleheader
    April 23, 2018
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Two days after playing Northwestern College, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team suffered two defeats to its Great Plains Athletic Conference rival, 11-5 in the first game and 4-3 in the second game, Monday in Orange City, Iowa.
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