Athletics News

  • Tigers take two games from Dordt
    March 22, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team downed Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader as DWU won 12-1 in the first game and took the second game, 9-5 Friday at Ronken Field in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • FEATURE: Glasgow, Behm connection reaches beyond the pitch
    March 21, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University head women’s soccer coach Clay Glasgow is entering his sixth season with the program. Jocelyn Behm will lead the Tigers entering her final year as the team captain for the 2019 season.
  • Tiger track & field looks to carry success into outdoor season
    March 20, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following the first National Champion in program history and four athletes earning All-American status, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field teams turn their attention to the 2019 outdoor season.
  • Softball turns focus towards conference play
    March 19, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After graduating only one senior a year ago, the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team will rely on an experienced roster with young talent to guide them through the 2019 season.
  • Tigers split weekend bout with Lancers
    March 16, 2019
    TOPEKA, Kan. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team split the season series with in-state foe, Mount Marty College as MMC took the two games on Saturday, while DWU won the two games on Sunday in Great Plains Athletic Conference action in Topeka, Kan.
  • Hoglund, Harden named to All-American Teams
    March 15, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team returned to its’ fifth-straight NAIA Men’s National Basketball Tournament, two players were named to the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball All-American Team. Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) was named All-American First Team, while Nick Harden (Chicago,Ill.) was tabbed with All-American Honorable Mention honors.
  • Cheeseman, Carr, Osthus tabbed to All-American list
    March 15, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following their second-consecutive trip to the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship Semifinals, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team landed three players on the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball All-American Teams. Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) was tabbed to the First Team, Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.) was named Second Team and Rylie Osthus (De Smet, S.D.) was named to the Honorable Mention Team, the NAIA announced Thursday.
  • Tigers fall to Southeastern in double-overtime thriller
    March 11, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Trailing by three points, Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) heaved up a half-court shot that bounced off the backboard as the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team’s season came to an end. DWU fell in double-overtime to Southeastern University (Fla.), 78-75 in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship Semifinals, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, Monday at the Tyson Events Center.
  • Tigers advance to Fab Four after dominating Taylor
    March 09, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – For the second-consecutive year, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team advanced to the Fab Four thanks to a balanced attack on offense and dominating defense. DWU defeated Taylor University (Ind.) 75-62 in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, Saturday at the Tyson Events Center.
  • Baseball completes Tucson Invitational
    March 09, 2019
    TUCSON, ARIZ. – The Dakota Wesleyan baseball team ended their week in the desert going 3-2 in their final three days at the Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.
  • Softball caps off Tucson Invitational
    March 09, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team finished the 2019 Tucson Invitational with a five-game stretch after winning two games and dropping three games on Wednesday and Thursday in Tucson, Ariz.
  • Stifling defense pushes DWU onto quarterfinals
    March 08, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Thanks to dominating defense throughout, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team advanced past Saint Francis University (Ill.), 63-49 in the second round of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championships, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, Friday at the Tyson Events Center.
  • Tigers drop heartbreaker to No. 1 IWU
    March 08, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With two seconds left and trailing by a point, Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) threw up a shot from half court that missed just off the mark as the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team lost in heartbreaking fashion to the overall number one seed Indiana Wesleyan University, 87-86 in the second round of the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championships, presented by Athletic Care, Friday at the Sanford Pentagon.
  • Lamer, DWU Track & Field wrap up historic indoor season
    March 07, 2019
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – Kamberlyn Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) became the first track and field athlete in school history to win a National Championship as she took home the hardware in the Pentathlon, leading the Dakota Wesleyan University track & field teams at the NAIA Indoor National Championships in Brookings, S.D.
  • Tigers cruise past Bobcats to second round
    March 07, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – In the opening round of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Tournament, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team shot past St. Thomas University (Fla.), 97-66 Thursday at the Tyson Events Center.
  • How they got here: A look at the Tigers’ 2018-19 campaign
    March 07, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Following a season that saw the first Dakota Wesleyan University team national championship in school history and 16 program records broken, the 2018-19 DWU women’s basketball team came into the season with high expectations. DWU exceeded those expectations as they spent the entire year in the top five of the NAIA Division II Top-25 Poll.
  • Hoglund leads Tigers past Warner in opening round
    March 06, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Thanks to a 43-point outing by Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team downed Warner University (Fla.), 79-65 in the opening round of the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Tournament presented by Athletic Care, Wednesday at the Sanford Pentagon.
  • How they got here: A look at the Tigers’ 2018-19 season
    March 06, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Heading into the season, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team knew it would have a different look with no true post threat. DWU transformed its offense from relying on a post presence from past years to a high-flying, fast-paced team throughout the 2018-19 campaign.
  • Tiger softball battles in Tucson
    March 04, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team has battled through five games over the past two days against some of the toughest competition in the NAIA on Monday and Tuesday in Tucson, Ariz.
  • Tigers down NCU in the desert
    March 04, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team picked up its first win of the Tucson Invitational against North Central University, 11-8 yesterday in Tucson, Ariz.
  • Baseball falls to Golden Bears
    March 03, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team battled NCAA Division II Opponent, University of Concordia St. Paul in a doubleheader on Sunday. DWU dropped the first contest 7-0 and fell in the second game, 6-0.
  • Softball begins Tucson Invitational Sunday
    March 03, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team began play at the Tucson Invitational with a game against Siena Heights University and Madonna University Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. DWU dropped the matchup against SHU, 10-0 and fell to MU, 11-3.
  • DWU drops two games in Arizona
    March 02, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. – In the second day of the Tucson Invitational, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team dropped a pair of games against Concordia University, 16-1 and lost the nightcap to Presentation College, 6-1 Saturday in Tucson, Ariz.
  • DWU kicks off Tucson Invitational
    March 01, 2019
    TUCSON, Ariz. – It was a pitchers’ duel between the Dakota Wesleyan University and Presentation College baseball teams, until PC broke through in the end and took the first game of the Tucson Invitational, 4-0 Friday night in Tucson, Ariz.
  • PREVIEW: Tiger baseball prepares for 2019 campaign
    February 28, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After only losing five seniors from last year’s roster, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team will look too their experienced players to help guide them through the 2019 season.
  • Hoglund and Harden secure First Team nod, Ahmadu named Honorable Mention
    February 27, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After a finishing the 2018-19 regular season at 22-9, three members of the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team were named to the All-GPAC team. Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) and Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) were named All-GPAC First Team, while senior Aaron Ahmadu (Houston, Texas) was named All-GPAC Honorable Mention, it was announced by the conference Wednesday.
  • Osthus named Defensive Player of the Year, Cheeseman and Carr tabbed to GPAC First Team
    February 27, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – A day removed from its fourth-consecutive Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship Game, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team was honored with three members being named to the All-GPAC Teams. Rylie Osthus (De Smet, S.D.) was named Defensive Player of the Year for the second year in a row, while juniors Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) and Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.) were each tabbed to the All-GPAC First Team, it was announced by the conference Wednesday.
  • Tigers fall in GPAC Championship Game
    February 26, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – For the third time in three seasons, the No. 4 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team and No. 1 Concordia University met in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship Game, as Concordia defeated DWU, 75-63 Tuesday in Seward,Neb.
  • Burrell named quarterbacks and receivers coach
    February 26, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team has added its’ newest coach in Lance Burrell as the quarterbacks and wide receivers coach, head football coach Ross Cimpl announced Tuesday.
  • Tigers begin 2019 campaign against UMC
    February 23, 2019
    JOPLIN, Mo. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team headed south to begin the 2019 season against NCAA Division II opponent University of Minnesota-Crookston on Saturday and Sunday. DWU finished the weekend going 1-2 at Warren Turner Field in Joplin, Mo.
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