DWU Football 2016 News

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    November 28, 2016
    Adams and Bormann Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team received two more postseason accolades Monday morning. Senior Adam Bormann (Stickney, S.D.) and junior Hayden Adams (Villa Park, Ill.) were named to the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-America Team.
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    November 15, 2016
    Turner named GPAC Player of the Year; Livingston, Mudder and Bormann earn GPAC First Team honors MITCHELL, S.D. – After a record-breaking junior season, Dakota Wesleyan University quarterback Dillon Turner was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference Player of the Year, it was announced by the conference on Tuesday.
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    November 12, 2016
    Second-half surge propels Tigers over Warriors FREMONT, Neb. – Heading into halftime with a four-point lead, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University football team knew they had to find a way to put more points on and the scoreboard, and that they did as they defeated Midland University 42-31 on Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
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    November 10, 2016
    Tigers looking to finish the regular season strong against Midland MITCHELL, S.D. – After cruising to a 54-24 victory Saturday over Briar Cliff University, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University football team hopes to add another win to its 7-3 record against Midland University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown at 1 p.m. Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
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    November 05, 2016
    Tigers hope to bounce back on Saturday against the Chargers MITCHELL, S.D. – Last Saturday didn’t go as planned for the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University football team, dropping a 39-6 Great Plains Athletic Conference match-up to No. 5 Morningside College at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    November 05, 2016
    Tigers thrash Chargers, Turner accounts for eight TD’s VERMILLION, S.D. – Dillon Turner and Co. got back on the right track in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle, defeating Briar Cliff University 54-24 on Saturday in the DakotaDome in Vermillion, S.D.
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    October 29, 2016
    Mustangs silence Tiger offense on Senior Day MITCHELL, S.D. – Two of the top offenses in the NAIA took it to the gridiron on Saturday as No. 5 Morningside College defeated No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University 39-6 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle on Senior Day at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    October 27, 2016
    Two of the top offenses in the NAIA set to battle on Saturday MITCHELL, S.D. – Last season when No. 5 Morningside College and No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University went head-to-head on the gridiron, more than 1,000 yards of total offense was accumulated between the two teams. It will be a similar story on Saturday as both teams square off on Senior Day at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    October 22, 2016
    Tiger defense wards off Northwestern in GPAC action MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 15 Dakota Wesleyan University defense did its part on Saturday to keep the Northwestern College offense off the scoreboard for most of the game in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday afternoon at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    October 20, 2016
    Red Raiders and Tigers set to battle in critical GPAC showdown MITCHELL, S.D. – Winning hasn’t been a problem the last three weeks for the No. 15 Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers and the (RV) Northwestern College Red Raiders. Both teams are set to square off in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    October 15, 2016
    Tiger offense seals the deal in win over Concordia MITCHELL, S.D. – Offensive production wasn’t a problem for the No. 16 Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers. Leading by 25 points heading into halftime, DWU (5-2, 3-1 GPAC) powered over the No. 24 Concordia University Bulldogs 52-30 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown on Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    October 13, 2016
    Top offensive and defensive units to square off in Mitchell MITCHELL, S.D. – If you’re looking for a true offensive and defensive battle, than Joe Quintal Field is the place to be when No. 16 Dakota Wesleyan University battles No. 24 Concordia University for a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mitchell, S.D.
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    October 10, 2016
    Turner named conference and national player of the week MITCHELL, S.D. – After a career performance on Saturday, Dillon Turner (Salem, Ark.) has been named Great Plains Athletic Conference and NAIA Player of the Week for his efforts in a 42-37 victory over Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa.
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    October 08, 2016
    Turner accounts for 606 yards, Tigers fend off Dordt 42-37 SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Offense came in all shapes and sizes for the No. 16 Dakota Wesleyan University football team as they took down Dordt College 42-37 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown on Saturday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
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    October 05, 2016
    Offensive firepower to carry Tigers into Iowa MITCHELL, S.D. – Coming off a bye week, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team will turn to its offensive weapons when they battle Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
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    September 26, 2016
    Turner named GPAC Player of the Week MITCHELL, S.D. – After accounting for 461 yards of offense, junior quarterback Dillon Turner (Salem, Ark.) has been named Great Plains Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week after leading the No. 22 Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers to a 39-20 victory over Hastings College Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
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    September 24, 2016
    Tiger offense propels DWU over Hastings MITCHELL, S.D. – Offense was the name of the game for Dakota Wesleyan University, as the No. 22 Tiger football team racked up 644 yards of total offense en-route to a 39-20 victory over the Hastings College Broncos Saturday at Lloyd Wilson Field in Hastings, Neb.
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    September 21, 2016
    Tigers set to battle Hastings in first GPAC road game MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 22 Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers (2-2) are ready to turn the page after last Saturday’s 61-34 loss to No. 5 Doane University when they take on Hastings College (3-0) in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
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    September 17, 2016
    No. 5 Doane pulls away early, tops No. 14 Tigers MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers couldn’t find their rhythm after No. 5 Doane University recorded 35 points in the first quarter, defeating DWU 61-34 on Blue and White Days Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    September 14, 2016
    No. 14 DWU, No. 5 Doane set for Blue & White Days Clash MITCHELL, S.D. – Moving up two spots in the current NAIA poll, the No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University football team (2-1) showed its offensive firepower last weekend, defeating the University of Jamestown 55-17.
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    September 12, 2016
    Turner earns GPAC Offensive POTW after 7 TDs against Jimmies MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team steamrolled over the University of Jamestown to earn a 55-17 win in the Tigers’ final nonconference game of the 2016 season Saturday in Jamestown, N.D.
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    September 10, 2016
    Turner's 7 TDs lead Tigers past Jimmies, 55-17 JAMESTOWN, N.D. – On plays when Dillon Turner (Salem, Ark.) wasn’t hitting the Dakota Wesleyan University wide receivers with strong throws, the elusive junior quarterback was making plays with his feet.
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    September 08, 2016
    DWU closes nonconference slate at Jamestown MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 16 Dakota Wesleyan University football team showed its resolve in topping No. 8 Tabor College in the KCAC/GPAC Challenge last weekend at Joe Quintal Field. The Tigers close the nonconference portion of the 2016 schedule against the University of Jamestown at 1 p.m. Saturday in Jamestown, N.D., as DWU looks to enter Great Plains Athletic Conference competition with momentum.
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    September 05, 2016
    Livingston named GPAC Special Teams POTW after strong outing MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 16 Dakota Wesleyan University football team rebounded from a week one loss, topping No. 8 Tabor College 35-21 Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D. The Tigers were led by senior wide receiver Dustin Livingston in the win, as he propelled his team in the receiving game, as well as with his punt returns.
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    September 03, 2016
    No. 16 DWU runs over No. 8 Tabor for first win MITCHELL, S.D. – Last week stung. No one associated with Dakota Wesleyan University football likes losing to a rival, especially Dakota State University. All of the pent up energy manifested in an all-around dominating performance by the No. 16 Tigers in the NAIA Game of the Week against No. 8 Tabor College Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    August 31, 2016
    Tigers set for KCAC Challenge matchup with No. 8 Tabor MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team is looking to bounce back from a tough loss in the season opener to rival Dakota State University last weekend. The No. 16 Tigers will get an immediate opportunity to prove themselves with a matchup against No. 8 Tabor College.
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    August 27, 2016
    Dakota State edges DWU in season opener MITCHELL, S.D. – In the very definition of a back-and-forth game, which included nine lead changes, Dakota State University had just enough to top Dakota Wesleyan University in the 2016 season opener Friday night at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    August 25, 2016
    One goal driving DWU Football in 2016, Playoffs MITCHELL, S.D. – Under head coach Ross Cimpl, Dakota Wesleyan University is riding the most successful four-year span in more than 100 years of Tiger football, earning 30 wins. The newest group of Tigers will have some key holes to fill after graduating 16 players from the last squad, but a strong core of dynamic playmakers on offense will make DWU a team to watch in the Great Plains Athletic Conference in 2016.
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    August 16, 2016
    DWU Fall Scrimmage, Media Day set for Friday MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team is set to open the 2016 season against instate rival Dakota State University under the lights at 7 p.m. Friday Aug. 26 at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    August 02, 2016
    Tiger football picked 3rd by media, 4th by coaches in GPAC Poll MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team kicks off the 2016 season in 24 days against instate rival Dakota State University in the lone night game on the calendar.
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    February 03, 2016
    DWU Announces Signing of 38 Class of 2016 Members MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team has seen success like never before under the guidance of head coach Ross Cimpl, compiling 30 wins over the last four seasons. The Tigers finished the 2015 season 9-2 overall and 7-2 in the GPAC, narrowly missing the NAIA postseason.