Athletics News

  • Lamer competes at NAIA Outdoor National Championships
    May 25, 2017
    GULF SHORES, Ala. – Sophomore Kamberlyn Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) competed at the 37th Annual NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championships for the first time in her career Friday where she competed in the long jump. Lamer finished in 40th-place with a leap of 16-7.75 feet.
  • Lamer qualifies for NAIA Outdoor National Championships
    May 16, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After a solid performance at the Dordt Twilight Meet on Friday, sophomore Kamberlyn Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) qualified for the 37th Annual NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championships.
  • DWU volleyball to host three camps
    May 12, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team will be hosting three volleyball camps this summer for local youth and high school athletes.
  • Whitney, Hogg and Sabers earn All-Conference honors
    May 12, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Seniors Thomas Hogg (Aberdeen, S.D.), Michael Whitney (Brandon, S.D.) and Kristin Sabers (Mitchell, S.D.) finished their careers on top after being named to the Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Conference Team.
  • DWU baseball lands eight on All-GPAC Honorable Mention list
    May 10, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Coming off another trip to the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team saw eight players earn All-GPAC Honorable Mention status on Wednesday.
  • Five members of DWU softball earn All-GPAC honors
    May 10, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After making it back to the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team had five players earn postseason accolades it was announced by the conference on Wednesday.
  • Tiger track and field competes at GPAC Championships
    May 05, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Gabe Dirksen (Lead, S.D.) finished his final season in the Great Plains Athletic Conference on a high note Friday and Saturday at the GPAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Fremont, Neb.
  • Late push by Concordia downs DWU
    May 06, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Heading to the fourth inning, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team looked to be in the driver’s seat, but the Concordia University Bulldogs had other ideas.
  • Morningside tops DWU in offensive battle
    May 05, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball tallied 11 runs in a nine-inning Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament elimination game, but it wasn’t enough as Morningside College ended DWU’s season by the final of 17-11 on Friday in Fremont, Neb.
  • Loeppky goes the distance, Budmark comes up big for DWU
    May 05, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Senior pitcher Lorissa Loeppky (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) gave the Tigers a fighting chance in a Great Plains Athletic Conference elimination game on Friday in Hastings, Neb.
  • Concordia edges DWU
    May 05, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team began postseason play against Concordia University in the first game of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament in the Hastings Bracket as they fell to the Bulldogs, 3-2 in Hastings, Neb.
  • Midland downs DWU in walk-off fashion
    May 04, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – A strong performance on the mound by senior Patrick Whetham (Garretson, S.D.) wasn’t quite enough as Midland University defeated the Tigers 6-5 on Thursday in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament at Moeller Field in Fremont, Neb.
  • Sabers finishes second at GPAC Championship
    May 01, 2017
    COLUMBUS, Neb. – Senior Kristin Sabers (Mitchell, S.D.) ended her Tiger career finishing in second-place at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship on Monday and Tuesday at the Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus, Neb.
  • DWU Athletics recognizes student-athletes at annual banquet
    May 01, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletics department held its annual Student-Athlete Recognition Banquet on Saturday in the Sherman Center on the campus of DWU in Mitchell, S.D.
  • DWU baseball splits with Concordia
    April 29, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team split a pair of Great Plains Athletic Conference games as they hosted Concordia University. Concordia won Game One 6-0, and DWU won Game Two 6-5, Saturday afternoon for Senior Day at Cadwell Park in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Tigers snag two victories on Senior Day
    April 29, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was looking for a pair of wins to secure a spot in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament as they hosted the College of Saint Mary. They secured a spot with a Game One win 6-1, and Game Two victory 5-4, on Saturday at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Tigers drop a pair to Concordia
    April 28, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With the Great Plains Athletic Conference postseason next week, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team hosted Concordia University in a critical doubleheader Friday night. DWU lost 9-0 in Game One, and 3-1 in Game Two at Cadwell Park in Mitchell, S.D.
  • DWU women’s basketball speaks at local grade school
    April 28, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team spoke to local grade school students on Friday afternoon at Longfellow Elementary in Mitchell, S.D.
  • No. 10 Morningside blanks Tiger softball
    April 27, 2017
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Offense was hard to come by on Thursday as No. 10 Morningside College swept the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team in Great Plains Athletic Conference action 10-3 and 3-0 in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Dirksen and Longville take first at Mount Marty Twilight
    April 26, 2017
    YANKTON, S.D. – Senior Gabe Dirksen (Lead, S.D.) added another first-place finish in his final year in a Tiger uniform on Wednesday at the Mount Marty Twilight in Yankton, S.D.
  • Sabers takes second at NC/DC Invite
    April 20, 2017
    Kristin Sabers of Mitchell, S.D., took second place at the NC/DC Invite on April 21 in Orange City and Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • DWU men’s golf takes third at GPAC Championship
    April 24, 2017
    EAGLE, Neb. – After playing 72 holes of golf on Monday and Tuesday, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf team finished in third-place out of 10 teams at the Woodland Hills Golf Course in Eagle, Neb.
  • Sisk signs with DWU women’s basketball
    April 25, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team added another potent offensive threat in Gary, S.D., native Sydney Sisk.
  • Dordt takes two from DWU
    April 24, 2017
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Due to impending weather conditions, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team traveled to Iowa to battle Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Monday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • Schlicht takes fourth, Tigers compete at Sioux City Relays
    April 21, 2017
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Sioux City Relays Friday and Saturday along with NAIA and NCAA Division I and Division II teams.
  • Tigers drop two extra-inning thrillers
    April 23, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – Seven innings were not enough between the Dakota Wesleyan University and Midland University softball teams as each game went into extra innings. DWU fell, 3-2 in Game One and 2-1 in Game Two Sunday afternoon in Great Plains Athletic Conference action in Fremont, Neb.
  • Offense pushes DWU past Mustangs
    April 23, 2017
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – For the second day in a row, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team played a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader against Morningside College as DWU lost, 13-5 in Game One but took Game Two, 10-9 Sunday at Lewis and Clark Park in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Tigers fall to Mustangs in Sioux City
    April 22, 2017
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team headed east to take on Great Plains Athletic Conference foe, Morningside College for a doubleheader Saturday afternoon. DWU lost Game One, 12-2, and fell in Game Two, 13-6 in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU splits GPAC battle with Doane
    April 20, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team hosted Doane University for a pair of Great Plains Athletic Conference games Thursday night. DWU won the first game, 3-0 and lost the second game, 12-1 in five innings at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • DWU men’s soccer adds depth to defense
    April 19, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The fifth signee for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team is the first commit from outside of South Dakota as Andrew Luoma joins the Tigers from Fairbanks, Alaska.
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