Athletics News

  • Tigers rally past Trojans in straight sets
    September 17, 2019
    MADISON, S.D. – With the score tied at 23 in the third set, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team and Dakota State University traded rounds for eight-straight points. However, DWU came away victorious in the three-set thriller over DSU in non-conference action on Tuesday in Madison, S.D.
  • Tigers stumble in GPAC opener
    September 14, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team opened up conference play against Briar Cliff University and lost 47-0 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU falls to No. 13 Jimmies in conference action
    September 14, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team hosted No. 13 University of Jamestown in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout and dropped the contest to the Jimmies in straight sets Saturday at the Christen Family Athletic Center.
  • DWU begins conference play against Chargers
    September 13, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D.-The Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers look to carry their momentum following a dominating performance against Presentation College last week. DWU travels to Sioux City, Iowa to open GPAC play against the Briar Cliff University Chargers at 1 p.m. tomorrow.
  • Errors plague Tigers in GPAC contest
    September 11, 2019
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Despite taking the second set, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team could not pick up the road victory as they fell to Briar Cliff University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference tilt on Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU battles at Bellevue Invitational
    September 09, 2019
    Bellevue, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team took fifth place at the Bellevue University Fall Invite on Monday and Tuesday at the Platteview Golf Club in Bellevue, Neb.
  • Tigers complete historic round at Siouxland Invitational
    September 09, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf team recorded the third-best round in school history on their way to tying for second place out of 14 teams at the Siouxland Invitational on Monday and Tuesday in Sioux Center and Orange City, Iowa.
  • Second-half surge lifts Tigers past Panthers
    September 10, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With Julian Mole (Canning, Buenos Aires) and Isaias Pio (Santa Cruz, Calif.) finding the back of the net in the closing moments of the game, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team secured its’ first victory of the season against York College, 2-0 Tuesday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.
  • Tigers dominate Saints in home opener
    September 07, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team pitched a shutout Saturday against Presentation College on their way to a 44-0 victory in the final non-conference matchup of the season at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Volleyball sweeps weekend triangular
    September 07, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team handled its’ opponents on Saturday as they swept Presentation College and York College in straight sets at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Cross-country opens season at Augustana Twilight
    September 06, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s cross-country teams kicked off the 2019 season at the Augustana Twilight on Friday at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • Bardsley secures victory with extra time goal
    September 06, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Less than four minutes into extra time, Josephine Bardsley (Tea, S.D.) sent the game-winning shot into the back of the net and celebrated with her teammates as the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team defeated NCAA Division II Black Hills State University, 3-2 in extra time on Friday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.
  • Tigers open home schedule against Saints
    September 06, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team will look to get in the win column this week following a loss from in-state foe Dakota State University. The Tigers welcome Presentation College to Joe Quintal Field tomorrow at 1 p.m.
  • DWU Cheer to host two camps in coming months
    September 05, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University cheer team will host two camps in the coming months for local kids on the DWU campus and the Xtreme Gym in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Cross-Country looks to hit their stride in 2019
    September 05, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 10 freshmen joining the mix and seven upperclassmen returning to the program, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s cross-country teams look to progress throughout the season, hit their stride and make some noise in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
  • Women’s golf takes sixth at CSM Fall Classic
    September 04, 2019
    Omaha, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golf team traveled south for a one-day tournament and took sixth place out of 11 teams at the CSM Fall Classic on Wednesday at the Tiburon Golf Club in Omaha, Neb.
  • Men’s golf ties for seventh at Blue River Classic
    September 03, 2019
    Lincoln, Neb. – In their second tournament of the season, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf team tied for seventh place at the Blue River Classic on Tuesday and Wednesday in Lincoln, Neb.
  • DWU drops conference opener to No. 7 Red Raiders in four sets
    September 04, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After taking the opening set in front of a raucous home crowd, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team did not have enough as they fell to No. 7 Northwestern College in four sets in Great Plains Athletic Conference action on Wednesday in the Corn Palace.
  • Tigers return home with perfect record
    August 31, 2019
    OSKALOOSA, Iowa – In its’ second tournament of the season, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team finished with four victories at the Wendy’s Labor Day Classic on Saturday and Sunday in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
  • DWU plays in a pair of extra time matches over weekend matchups
    August 30, 2019
    HILLSBORO, Kan. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team played in two extra time games over the weekend as they fell to Bethany College 2-1 in extra time and tied with Tabor College 1-1 in two extra time periods on Friday and Saturday.
  • Women’s soccer splits in weekend road matchups
    August 30, 2019
    HILLSBORO, Kan. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team traveled to Kansas for two non-conference matchups. DWU lost to Bethany College 4-0, but defeated Tabor College 1-0 in extra time Friday and Saturday.
  • Women’s golf takes fourth place over weekend
    August 29, 2019
    YANKTON S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’ s golf team began its’ 2019 season with a fourth and seventh place finish at the Mount Marty Invitational on Thursday and Friday in Yankton, S.D.
  • Tigers fall in double overtime heartbreaker
    August 29, 2019
    MADISON, S.D. – Despite overcoming adversity throughout the second half and forcing double overtime, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team was helpless as they witnessed the football sail through the uprights as Dakota State University came away victorious, 33-30 Thursday night at Trojan Field in Madison, S.D.
  • RETURN TO DOMINANCE: Football sets sights on restoring confidence to both sides of ball
    August 28, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With seven returning award winners coming back for the 2019 season, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to bounce back following a down year in 2018 and return near the top of the Great Plains Athletic Conference like Tiger fans have been used to seeing in recent years.
  • DWU opens season with three golfers finishing inside top-10
    August 26, 2019
    YANKTON, S.D. – With two teams competing, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s golf team opened the 2019 season with an impressive start, as three golfers placed inside the top-10. As a team, DWU took third and fifth place out of 14 teams at the Mount Marty Fall Invite on Monday and Tuesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • YOUTHFUL TALENT: Tigers rely on experienced underclassmen for 2019-20 season
    August 25, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. - Under third-year head coach Tom Hoek, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s golf teams enter the 2019-20 season with a hopeful and youthful roster to make a push at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championships.
  • Tigers unable to capitalize in season opening defeat
    August 24, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Despite playing a portion of the second half up two men, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team was unable to record a goal as they fell to Waldorf University, 2-0 Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.
  • Hot start pushes Tigers past Warriors
    August 24, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women's soccer team scored two goals early on in the first half against Waldorf University that carried them onto a 2-0 victory on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell.
  • TAKING THE NEXT STEP: Men’s soccer reloads for 2019 with plethora of talent
    August 23, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. - Third-year head coach Jose Lopez reloaded his team for the 2019 season as the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team sets its’ sights on taking the next step towards the Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament this season.
  • SIGHTS SET ON POSTSEASON: Women's soccer prepares to make run in 2019
    August 23, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D.- After missing the Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament by one game last season, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team has its’ attention focused on returning to postseason play for the first time since 2014 when they made it to the conference semifinals.
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