Athletics News

  • Sports Information Department rakes in 10 awards in NAIA-SIDA Publications and Media Contest
    July 19, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University Sports Information Department finished the 2018-19 year on a strong note as they were awarded 10 top-10 placements in the 2019 NAIA-SIDA Publications & Media Contest.
  • DWU honored with 15 NAIA Scholar-Teams
    July 18, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University Athletics celebrated another strong year in the classroom as the 2018-19 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Teams list was announced.
  • DWU receives highest honor from Special Olympics South Dakota
    July 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University, along with the Mitchell community has been selected to receive the 2019 Don Baker Award on behalf of Special Olympics South Dakota. The Don Baker Award is the highest honor selected by Special Olympics South Dakota.
  • Hoek promoted to Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations
    July 09, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After serving two years as the head men’s and women’s golf coach for Dakota Wesleyan University, Tom Hoek has been promoted to the Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, the DWU Athletic Department announced Tuesday.
  • Brandl promoted to Associate Head Coach
    June 24, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Jacob Brandl has been the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball top assistant coach since 2014. Thanks to his tireless work ethic on and off the court, Brandl has earned the title of Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach, the DWU Athletic Department announced Monday.
  • Track & Field names Aschemann Associate Head Coach
    June 18, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following one of the best seasons in program history, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field teams are proud to announce the hiring of Chris Aschemann as the Associate Head Track & Field Coach.
  • Lamer secures second national title, Tigers finish historic year
    May 23, 2019
    GULF SHORES, Ala. – After becoming the first national champion in Dakota Wesleyan University Track & Field history in the indoor season, senior Kamberlyn Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) made history again as she won another national championship in the heptathlon at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala.
  • She will compete: DWU’s Lamer will vie for heptathlon title at national championships
    May 21, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following multiple appeals by Dakota Wesleyan University, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA) National Coordinating Committee announced Tuesday that senior Kamberlyn Lamer, of Hartford, will be allowed to compete in the heptathlon at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships.
  • Local standout, Larson, headlines baseball recruiting class for 2020 season
    May 21, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With recruits stretching from Texas, to Washington and local talents from right here in South Dakota, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team is excited to announce the first wave of signees for the recruiting class of 2020.
  • Severance concludes record-setting career with DWU softball
    May 10, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – As the 2019 Dakota Wesleyan University softball season comes to an end, the Tigers will remember the impact of senior slugger Karly Severance (Las Vegas, Nev.) after setting the program career homerun record.
  • Haage solidifies her place in DWU softball record books
    May 10, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – As the 2019 Dakota Wesleyan University softball season has concluded, it is sure that the legacy of Sierra Haage (Sioux Falls, S.D.) in the circle will not be forgotten as the senior right-handed pitcher has left her mark on program.
  • Softball honored with five All-GPAC members
    May 08, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team recently concluded the 2019 season as five members were named to the All-Great Plains Athletic Conference Team, it was announced by the conference Wednesday.
  • Boerger named Pitcher-of-the-Year, nine Tigers tabbed to All-Conference Team
    May 08, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Headlining the 2019 Great Plains Athletic Conference Baseball All-Conference Team is Dominique Boerger (Milbank, S.D.) who was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Pitcher-of-the-Year as the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team tallied nine players to the All-Conference list, it was announced by the conference on Wednesday.
  • Lamer sets GPAC record as Tigers shine at GPAC Championships
    May 03, 2019
    YANKTON, S.D. – It was a record-setting day for senior Kamber Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) as she broke the Great Plains Athletic Conference record for the heptathlon and was named the GPAC Women's Field Athlete of the Meet. The senior finished the event with 5,017 points at the GPAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday and Saturday in Yankton, S.D.
  • Baseball season comes to a close in GPAC Tournament
    May 03, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – The 2019 season came to an end for the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team as they lost to Concordia University and Doane University in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament on Friday in Seward, Neb.
  • Track & field prepare for GPAC Championships
    May 03, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After finishing the indoor track & field season with four All-Americans, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field teams have carried that momentum into the outdoor season in hopes of capping off the season with continued success at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championships today and tomorrow in Yankton, S.D.
  • Pitching, defense pushes Tigers to GPAC victory
    May 02, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – After a stellar outing by Dominique Boerger (Milbank, S.D.) and solid defense behind him, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team defeated Mount Marty College 3-1 in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament Friday in Seward, Neb.
  • Baseball defies odds in 2019 as postseason looms
    May 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After being selected 10th in the Great Plains Athletic Conference pre-season polls and fighting weather and schedule challenges, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team has overcome the odds to finish in fourth place in the conference and clinch a spot in the GPAC Postseason Tournament for the seventh time in eight years.
  • Baseball secures fourth seed in GPAC Tournament
    April 28, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – With two games remaining before postseason play, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team secured a fourth seed in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament after splitting games with Morningside College Sunday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Burr places second at GPAC Championships
    April 26, 2019
    YORK, Neb. – With blustery winds and tough course conditions on the final day, freshman Jade Burr (Belle Fourche, S.D.) secured a second-place finish as the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team took third place out of 12 teams at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Women’s Golf Championships on Friday and Saturday from York Country Club in York, Neb.
  • Track & Field complete busy weekend
    April 27, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the Drake Relays and the Concordia Blizzard Buster on Friday and Saturday from Des Moines, Iowa and Seward, Neb.
  • Softball season concludes for Tigers
    April 27, 2019
    OMAHA, Neb. – The 2019 season came to a close for the Dakota Wesleyan University softball team as they battled College of Saint Mary for a Great Plains Athletic Conference doubleheader. DWU dropped the first game 5-2, and fell in the second game 7-5 on Saturday in Omaha, Neb.
  • Tigers pick up crucial win at Midland
    April 27, 2019
    FREMONT, Neb. – With Great Plains Athletic Conference postseason tournament seeding on the line, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team split a two-game series with Midland University. DWU defeated Midland 4-1 in the opening game and lost 7-1 in the second game on Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
  • Stofferahn, Campbell grab first-place finishes
    April 24, 2019
    YANKTON, S.D. – Mikaela Stofferahn (Dell Rapids, S.D.) and Mattew Campbell (Gregory, S.D.) both tallied first place finishes as the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Mount Marty Twilight Meet on Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • Men’s golf concludes season at GPAC Championships
    April 24, 2019
    Dakota Dunes, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf team finished seventh as a team at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Championships Tuesday and Wednesday at Dakota Dunes Country Club in Dakota Dunes, S.D.
  • DWU splits with Jimmies on Senior Day
    April 24, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team split a Senior Day series with the University of Jamestown as DWU won the opening game 3-2, while UJ took the second game, 7-4 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Tigers compete at USD Twilight
    April 23, 2019
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Tyson Jenkins (Clark, S.D.) took home first place in the shot put competition to lead the way for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s track and field team at the USD twilight on Tuesday in Vermillion S.D.
  • DWU to induct five members into Athletic Hall of Fame
    April 23, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department will be inducting Josh Endres (’13), Amanda Hart (’14), Brock Seim (’07), Jalen Voss (’15) and Don and Barb Young (Contributors) into the DWU Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Saturday on the DWU campus.
  • Field events lead Tigers at Red Raider Open
    April 22, 2019
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track & field teams competed at the Red Raider Open as the field events took 12 top-10 finishes on Friday and Saturday in Orange City, Iowa.
  • DWU splits with Doane in weekend series
    April 20, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team hosted Doane University for a four-game Great Plains Athletic Conference series. Doane picked up two victories on Friday, while DWU swept Doane on Saturday from Mitchell, S.D.
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