Athletics News

  • Urban takes third place at the GPAC Championships
    February 16, 2019
    ORANGE CITY, IOWA – Marcus Urban (Plankinton, S.D.) collected a third place finish as the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed at the GPAC Tournament on Saturday in Orange City, Iowa.
  • Tigers split in final day of PC Dome Classic
    February 16, 2019
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – In the final day of the PC Dome Classic, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team defeated Mayville State University 6-5, but dropped the contest against Dickinson State University 3-0 Saturday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • Lamer wins MVP, Tigers compete at GPAC Championships
    February 17, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – Senior Kamber Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) was named the Female Great Plains Athletic Conference Athlete of the Meet as the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the GPAC Championships Friday and Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • No. 5 DWU handles Doane in season finale
    February 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Behind a stellar defensive performance, the No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team secured their 26th victory of the year with a 65-37 win over Doane University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference contest Saturday at the Corn Palace.
  • Tigers fend off Doane on senior night
    February 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With a minute left to play, Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) dished the ball to Samuel McCloud (Rapid City, S.D.) in the corner who connected on a 3-pointer, bringing the Corn Palace faithful to its’ feet and securing the 71-65 victory over Doane University in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Tigers drop two games at PC Dome Classic
    February 15, 2019
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team dropped its’ two games against No. 25 Valley City State University, 2-1 and to NCAA Division II opponent Northern State University, 14-3 Friday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • DWU cruises past Vikings in non-conference tilt
    February 13, 2019
    VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team secured its’ 20th win of the season with a 93-77 non-conference victory over Valley City State University Wednesday night in Valley City, N.D.
  • Osthus’ career night guides No. 5 Tigers past Vikings
    February 13, 2019
    VALLEY CITY, N.D. – On a night where senior guard Rylie Osthus (De Smet, S.D.) broke a career high in points and set a school record for steals in a game, the No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised to victory over Valley City State University, 80-65 Wednesday in Valley City, N.D.
  • Track & Field competes at SDSU Indoor Classic
    February 11, 2019
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the SDSU Indoor Classic on Friday and Saturday in Brookings, S.D.
  • Volleyball targets local talent for 2019 class
    February 11, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following a season winning 10 of their first 11 games and missing out of the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament by less than one game, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team is preparing to take the next step in 2019. That step begins with the class of 2019 that head volleyball coach Lindsay Wilber announced Monday.
  • Wrestling concludes regular season at Jamestown
    February 10, 2019
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team concluded their Great Plains Athletic Conference dual schedule with a 39-9 loss to University of Jamestown Sunday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Tigers begin season at PC Dome Classic
    February 11, 2019
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team kicked off the 2019 season at the PC Dome Classic against No. 25 Valley City State University, No. 24 University of Jamestown, Presentation College and Dakota State University Saturday and Sunday in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • DWU holds off Concordia in GPAC bout
    February 09, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – The No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team picked up a crucial road win over Concordia University with a 68-63 victory in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • Bulldogs halt Tigers in top-5 matchup
    February 09, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – As Makaela Karst (Plankinton, S.D.) made a layup at the halftime buzzer, the No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team held a three-point lead. However, No. 1 Concordia University came back in the second half and pulled away with the Great Plains Athletic Conference victory, 79-66 Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • Second-half surge lifts No. 18 DWU over Lancers
    February 06, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After trailing by three points at halftime, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team used a big second half to top Mount Marty College, 77-58 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Wednesday at the Corn Palace.
  • Defense guides No. 5 Tigers past Lancers
    February 06, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used stifling defense to record their 24th win of the season against in-state rival Mount Marty College in a 65-48 Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday at the Corn Palace.
  • Tigers reload with 2019 recruiting class
    February 06, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to reload for the future, thanks to the recruiting class of 2019. The Tigers have signed a total of 33 recruits, including 14 from South Dakota, nine from Washington, two from California, two from Wyoming, two from Nebraska and one from Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and New York.
  • DWU to induct five members into Athletic Hall of Fame
    February 06, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University is proud to announce Brock Seim (’07), Josh Endres (’13), Amanda Hart (’14), Jalen Voss (’15) and Don & Barb Young on being selected into the DWU Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019.
  • Boy’s matchups announced for DWU/Culver’s Classic
    February 05, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The boy’s schedule and updated rankings for the 10th annual DWU/Culvers Classic has been announced for the games on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU drops road matchup to Jimmies
    February 04, 2019
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup against No. 18 University of Jamestown, 102-63 Monday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • No. 4 Tigers outlast Jimmies in quadruple-overtime thriller
    February 04, 2019
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – With 34 seconds left in the fourth overtime, Meghan Travis (Minneota, Minn.) nailed a 3-point shot to give the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team a six-point lead. DWU went on to take the overtime thriller, 98-92 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Monday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Lamer has record-setting day at DWU Open
    February 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University track and field teams continued their success as they hosted the DWU Alumni Open Saturday in Mitchell.
  • No. 4 DWU dominates Flames at home
    February 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After jumping out to an early 31-8 lead in the first quarter, the No. 4 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised to victory over Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent College of Saint Mary, 102-51 Saturday at the Corn Palace.
  • DWU basketball at Jamestown postponed to February 4
    January 29, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled Wednesday against the University of Jamestown have been postponed to Monday, Feb. 4, the DWU athletic department announced Tuesday.
  • Lamer and Jenkins lead DWU at Concordia Classic
    January 28, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – It was seniors Kamber Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) and Tyson Jenkins (Clark, S.D.) who led the way for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams Thursday and Friday at the Concordia Classic in Seward, Neb.
  • Tigers compete at GPAC Duals
    January 28, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed in the GPAC Duals and battled three different conference opponents on Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 3 Mustangs down No. 17 Tigers
    January 26, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – After holding a 40-32 halftime lead, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell to No. 3 Morningside 87-72 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 4 Tigers defeats No. 8 Mustangs in GPAC road action
    January 26, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – In a top-10 battle, the No. 4 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team defeated No. 8 Morningside College 82-76 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday afternoon in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 17 Tigers upend No. 10 Chargers
    January 23, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Behind Ty Hoglund’s (Dell Rapids, S.D.) 41-point performance, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated No. 10 Briar Cliff University, 83-70 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Wednesday night at the Corn Palace.
  • Carr tallies 1,000 career points as No. 4 Tigers rout Chargers
    January 23, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After outscoring Briar Cliff University in every quarter, the No. 4 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team handled BCU in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout, 88-43 Wednesday at the Corn Palace.
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