Athletics News

  • No. 7 DWU topples Doane in final GPAC contest of 2019
    December 14, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team is off to their best start to a season since 2014-15 after defeating Doane University, 79-51 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday at the Corn Palace.
  • No. 14 DWU dominates Doane
    December 14, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After outscoring Doane University 56-15 in the first half, the No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised to a 98-41 victory in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at the Corn Palace.
  • Frick honored as Academic All-America Team Member of the Year
    December 12, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the first time in Dakota Wesleyan University history, an athlete has been named the Academic All-America Team Member of the Year, as volleyball senior Rebecca Frick was honored with the accolade. The prestigious award for NAIA volleyball was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday morning.
  • No. 7 Tigers cruise past Vikings in non-conference action
    December 11, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Every player got to play as the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team scored 22 bench points en route to a 79-51 victory over Valley City State University Wednesday at the Corn Palace.
  • Tigers hold off Trojans to pick up road victory
    December 11, 2019
    MADISON, S.D. – With 38 seconds to play and up by two points, senior Jessica Mieras (Sioux Falls, S.D.) knocked down a shot to double the lead and help secure the victory The No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team fended off in-state rival, Dakota State University 87-79 Wednesday night in Madison, S.D.
  • Wrestling battles at Doane Open
    December 07, 2019
    CRETE, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team traveled south to battle at the Doane Open on Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • Rabenberg shines for Tigers at SDSU Early Bird
    December 06, 2019
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – With the 2019-20 indoor track and field season kicking off, it was senior Jared Rabenberg (Britton, S.D.) who shined as he automatically qualified for the NAIA National Championships in the high jump with a leap of 6-10.75 feet Friday at the SDSU Early Bird Friday in Brookings, S.D.
  • Second-half surge leads Tigers past Concordia
    December 07, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – Thanks to a 32-15 run to close out the game, the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team ousted Concordia University, 77-57 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference road matchup Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • Strong start not enough as DWU falls to top-ranked Bulldogs
    December 07, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – Despite an extremely strong start to the game, the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team fell to No.1 Concordia University, 100-72 Saturday in a Great Plains Athletic Conference road matchup on Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • Tigers suffer first loss of season
    December 04, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – It was a fast-paced contest with both teams shooting over 55% from the field on the night. However, the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was upset by (RV) Mount Marty College, 106-98 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Cheeseman and Carr pace Tigers past Lancers
    December 04, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – It was a stifling defense that held Mount Marty College scoreless in the second quarter and to just 23.6% shooting from the field in the game, that lifted the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team over MMC, 73-40 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 13 Tigers cruise past Saints
    December 02, 2019
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – After outscoring their opponent 48-22 through the second and third quarters, the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised to victory over Presentation College, 86-51 in non-conference action Monday night in Aberdeen, S.D.
  • Defense lifts No. 6 DWU past St. Francis
    December 01, 2019
    JOLIET, Ill. – In a game where they never trailed, the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team handled the University of St. Francis, 80-71 to win the St. Francis Thanksgiving Classic Sunday in Joliet, Ill.
  • No. 6 Tigers outlast Lynx
    November 30, 2019
    JOLIET, Ill. – The No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hung on to defeat Lincoln College, 74-70 in the opening night of the St. Francis Thanksgiving Classic Saturday in Joliet, Ill.
  • Historic night pushes Tigers past BCU
    November 25, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – It was a night to remember as Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) moved into third on the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball all-time scoring list with 2,171 career points, while Matt Wilber recorded his 148th win as head coach, putting him third all time among DWU men’s basketball coaches. Meanwhile, No. 6 DWU pulled away from (RV) Briar Cliff University, 88-73 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Monday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Cheeseman’s milestone night leads DWU past Chargers
    November 25, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Senior Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) recorded a career milestone as she moved into fifth on the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball all-time scoring list with 1,663 career points as No. 7 DWU defeated Briar Cliff University, 74-55 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Monday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU competes at UNK Open
    November 23, 2019
    KEARNEY, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling squad competed against some of the nation’s top competition at the NCAA Division II level at the UNK Younes Hospitality Open on Saturday in Kearney, Neb.
  • No. 7 DWU cruises past Vikings
    November 23, 2019
    VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team stepped out of conference action to play Valley City State University and won easily, 93-66 Saturday in Valley City, N.D.
  • Tigers drop exhibition matchup to St. Cloud State
    November 23, 2019
    ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hit the road for an exhibition matchup versus NCAA Division II opponent, St. Cloud State University as DWU lost, 75-71 Saturday in St. Cloud, Minn.
  • No. 6 Tigers stifle No. 16 Jamestown on the road
    November 20, 2019
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Over the final 2:39 of the game, the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team went on a 12-4 run to seal the 75-65 road victory over No. 16 University of Jamestown in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-25 matchup Wednesday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Cheeseman ties career high, but No. 7 Tigers upset by Jimmies
    November 20, 2019
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – With less than a second left and trailing by two points, the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team drew up a play to tie the game. However, the tip-in did not go in the basket as University of Jamestown upset DWU, 71-69 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference road matchup on Wednesday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Frick earns second straight First Team honor, three Tigers named All-GPAC
    November 20, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the second consecutive season, senior Rebecca Frick (Yankton, S.D.) was named to the All-Conference First Team following a record-setting season, while Mallory Cooper (Orchard, Neb.) and Emily Brunsing (Wagner, S.D.) were each tabbed to the Honorable Mention Team, it was announced by the Great Plains Athletic Conference Wednesday.
  • Neugebauer highlights DWU football All-GPAC Team
    November 19, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell native Spencer Neugebauer led the way for the Dakota Wesleyan University football team as he was named to the All-Conference Team for special teams and receiver, as DWU finished with six All-Conference players, the Great Plains Athletic Conference announced Tuesday.
  • DWU soccer lands four players on All-GPAC list
    November 19, 2019
    Mitchell, S.D.- The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s soccer teams each landed two players on the All-GPAC Team, it was announced Monday by the conference.
  • Three Tigers finish in top eight at Swede Open
    November 16, 2019
    LINDSBORG, KAN. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed at the 8th Annual Swede Open on Saturday in Lindsborg, Kan., as three Tigers finished the day in the top eight.
  • Balanced attack leads No. 6 DWU over Midland
    November 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Over the final eight minutes of the game, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team went on a 19-8 run to put Midland University away with a final score of 85-65 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Tough defense pushes No. 7 Tigers past Warriors
    November 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team outscored Midland University in every quarter on its’ way to a 71-48 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU secures victory over Hastings on Senior Day
    November 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team made it two wins in a row as they capped off the season with a 30-7 victory of Hastings College for their second Great Plains Athletic Conference win of the season Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.
  • Tigers battle Jackrabbits in exhibition contest
    November 15, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took a trip to Sioux Falls to battle NCAA Division I opponent, South Dakota State University. DWU dropped the exhibition game, 77-46 Friday at the Sanford Pentagon.
  • Tigers host Hastings for Senior Day
    November 15, 2019
    Mitchell, S.D.- On senior day, Dakota Wesleyan University will honor 17 seniors as they look to build off last week’s victory and end the 2019 season with consecutive wins. DWU will host Hastings College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Joe Quintal Field.
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