Athletics News

  • Furious comeback pushes Tigers past Doane
    December 08, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – With 5:54 left to play, the (RV) Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team went on a 17-2 run that vaulted the Tigers past Doane University, 75-66 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference thriller on Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • No. 2 DWU cruises past Doane
    December 08, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – After fending off a comeback in the second half, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team pulled away from Doane University 71-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Saturday at the Haddix Center in Crete, Neb.
  • (RV) Tigers fend off Lancers
    December 05, 2018
    YANKTON, S.D. – After a 55-point second half, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team pulled away to defeat Mount Marty College 86-80 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • Defense drives No. 2 Tigers past Lancers
    December 05, 2018
    YANKTON, S.D. – Thanks to a defense that forced 22 turnovers, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team went on to defeat Mount Marty College 64-59 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • Tigers compete at Simpson Open
    December 03, 2018
    INDIANOLA, Iowa. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team had eight wrestlers compete in the Simpson Open on Saturday in Indianola, Iowa.
  • Tigers set multiple records at SDSU Holiday Invite
    December 03, 2018
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed against NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II and NAIA competition at the SDSU Holiday Invite and came away with broken records Friday and Saturday at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex in Brookings, S.D.
  • No. 8 Chargers slip past (RV) Tigers
    November 28, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – The (RV) Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped its’ first road contest of the season to No. 8 Briar Cliff University, 94-90 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 2 DWU defeats (RV) Chargers in GPAC road action
    November 28, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – In a game of runs, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team topped (RV) Briar Cliff University 73-68 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Lopez inks four players for 2019 season
    November 27, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team inked its’ first recruits for the 2019 season, head coach Jose Lopez announced Tuesday.
  • DWU cross-country signs local talent
    November 26, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s cross-country team has inked a local talent for its’ newest member of the 2019 season in Annika Vermeulen, head coach Jamen Helton announced Monday.
  • No. 2 Tigers shoot past Saints
    November 21, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took on Presentation College in a non-conference matchup and defeated the Saints, 106-54 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 17 Tigers top Jimmies
    November 20, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After two close losses, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team used clutch free-throw shooting and defense down the stretch to collect their seventh win of the season against University of Jamestown, 86-80 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game Tuesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU wrestling falls to Briar Cliff
    November 20, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team faced off against Great Plains Athletic Conference foe, Briar Cliff University. The Chargers came away with a 56-0 victory Tuesday night at the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex in Mitchell.
  • Stifling defense aids Tigers in top-20 victory
    November 20, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Thanks to a defense that forced 20 turnovers and held the No. 16 University of Jamestown to 24 percent shooting in the game, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team came away victorious in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup, 62-40 Tuesday at the Corn Palace.
  • DWU basketball to host 10th annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    November 19, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is pleased to announce the teams that will be competing in the 10th annual DWU/Culver’s Classic on Friday Feb. 8 and Saturday Feb. 9 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Halouska shines for DWU wrestling
    November 17, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Freshman Cole Halouska (Worthing, S.D.) grabbed a first place finish as the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed in the Auggie-Adidas Invitational Saturday in Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Hastings down Tigers at home
    November 17, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. - After losing by two points on Wednesday, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped another two-point game, this time to Hastings College, 79-77 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 2 DWU cruise past No. 13 Broncos
    November 17, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team outscored No. 13 Hastings College in each quarter on their way to an 81-63 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Skovlund signs with DWU women’s soccer
    November 15, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team has signed its’ newest recruit in Skylar Skovlund, head coach Clay Glasgow announced Thursday.
  • Wrestling dual rescheduled
    November 15, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling dual scheduled for tonight against Hastings College in the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex has been postponed, the DWU athletic department announced Thursday.
  • Dordt stuns No. 17 DWU at home
    November 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. - The No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball dropped a heartbreaker to Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup as they fell 87-85 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Stingy defense pushes No. 2 DWU past Defenders
    November 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After outscoring Dordt College 21-7 in the third quarter, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team went on to down the Defenders in Great Plains Athletic Conference action, 72-68 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Frick tabbed First Team, as three Tigers named All-GPAC
    November 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the second time since the 2002 season, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team landed an athlete on the All-Conference First Team as junior outside hitter Becky Frick (Yankton, S.D.) was tabbed with the honor as the Tigers collected three All-Conference players this season, it was announced by the Great Plains Athletic Conference Wednesday.
  • DWU to unveil national championship banner tomorrow
    November 13, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The time has been set for the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to unveil its’ 2017-18 NAIA Women’s Basketball Division II National Championship banner, the DWU athletic department announced Tuesday.
  • Tigers collect 14 All-GPAC nominees
    November 13, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team landed 14 players on the 2018 All-Conference Team, it was announced by the Great Plains Athletic Conference on Tuesday.
  • No. 17 Tigers rout Mustangs
    November 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team kicked off their four-game home stand with a 127-78 win over Sisseton Wahpeton College Monday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Weidler headlines DWU All-GPAC honorees
    November 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the first time since the 2014 season, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team landed a player on the All-GPAC First Team in junior Alyssa Weidler (Sioux Falls, S.D.), as the women’s team finished with three All-Conference players and the men’s team landed two players on the All-GPAC team, it was announced by the conference Monday.
  • Wrestling competes at DWU Open
    November 10, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling squad wrestled against some of region’s best on Saturday at the DWU Open in the DWU/Avera Health and Wellness Complex in Mitchell.
  • No. 17 DWU survives overtime thriller at Midland
    November 10, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Thanks to a 3-point play in overtime by Collin Kramer (Volga, S.D.), the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated Midland University, 95-92 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
  • No. 2 Tigers handle Midland on the road
    November 10, 2018
    FREMONT, Neb. – After falling behind early, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used a big second quarter to roll to an 88-59 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory over Midland University Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
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