Athletics News

  • Balanced attack leads No. 6 DWU over Midland
    November 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Over the final eight minutes of the game, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team went on a 19-8 run to put Midland University away with a final score of 85-65 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Tough defense pushes No. 7 Tigers past Warriors
    November 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team outscored Midland University in every quarter on its’ way to a 71-48 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory on Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU secures victory over Hastings on Senior Day
    November 16, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team made it two wins in a row as they capped off the season with a 30-7 victory of Hastings College for their second Great Plains Athletic Conference win of the season Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.
  • Tigers battle Jackrabbits in exhibition contest
    November 15, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took a trip to Sioux Falls to battle NCAA Division I opponent, South Dakota State University. DWU dropped the exhibition game, 77-46 Friday at the Sanford Pentagon.
  • Tigers host Hastings for Senior Day
    November 15, 2019
    Mitchell, S.D.- On senior day, Dakota Wesleyan University will honor 17 seniors as they look to build off last week’s victory and end the 2019 season with consecutive wins. DWU will host Hastings College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Joe Quintal Field.
  • Frick named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    November 14, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Senior Rebecca Frick (Yankton, S.D.) completed her volleyball career earlier this month, but the awards continue to roll in as she was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 3 First Team.
  • Hoglund’s late heroics lifts No. 6 DWU past No. 25 Dordt
    November 13, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, IOWA – With 4.5 seconds left, senior Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) drove down the left side of the lane and tossed up a last-second shot that fell through the hoop to the excitement of the Tiger faithful. The layup gave the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team a 79-78 victory over No. 25 Dordt University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-25 tilt Wednesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • No. 7 Tigers fall in final seconds to No. 5 Dordt
    November 13, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, IOWA – With six seconds to play, No. 5 Dordt University converted a free throw to lead by two points. The No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team was unable to get a shot off before the buzzer sounded as they fell, 88-86 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-10 matchup Wednesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • Tigers wrestle at DWU Open
    November 09, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team hosted its’ annual DWU Open on Saturday at the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex in Mitchell.
  • Cross country battles at GPAC Championships
    November 09, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished its’ season at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championships as the men finished in ninth and the women took 10th Saturday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • Tigers rout Jimmies in GPAC action
    November 09, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Thanks to outscoring their opponent 34-0 in the final three quarters of the game, the Dakota Wesleyan University football team handled University of Jamestown, 41-14 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout on Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.
  • Tigers battle Mustangs on Senior Night
    November 06, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In the final game of the 2019 season, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team fell at the hands of Morningside College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup in four sets, Wednesday at the Christen Family Athletic Center.
  • Hoglund records historic night as Tigers roll
    November 03, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senior Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) climbed to fourth on the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball all-time scoring list with 2,068 career points, as DWU handled Presentation College, 95-62 Sunday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • No. 17 Bulldogs down Tigers
    November 03, 2019
    SEWARD, Neb. – In their final road game of the season, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team lost to No. 17 Concordia University in four sets Sunday in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup in Seward, Neb.
  • No. 7 Tigers handle Saints in NAIA Classic
    November 03, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After outscoring their opponent in every quarter, the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised past Presentation College, 73-33 Sunday at Heritage Court at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • No. 6 Tigers kick season off with rivalry win
    November 02, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It was the first game of the season for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team and they dominated in-state rival Dakota State University, 80-62 Saturday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • Balanced attack leads No. 7 DWU over Trojans
    November 02, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It was a balanced attack that helped lift the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to victory over Dakota State University, 94-74 Saturday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • Sanchez header lifts DWU on senior night
    November 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In their final game of the season, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team held Concordia University off the scoreboard as they picked up a 1-0 win on senior night in their Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday in Mitchell.
  • Wrestling competes at Jimmie Open
    November 02, 2019
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team opened its’ season at the Jimmie Open Saturday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Tigers ousted on senior day
    November 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On senior day, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team cut a two-goal deficit in half with an early second half goal. However, it was not enough as Concordia University won, 4-1 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday in Mitchell.
  • Volleyball falls to No. 24 Warriors on the road
    November 02, 2019
    FREMONT, Neb. – Needing a win to stay in the Great Plains Athletic Conference postseason race, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team fell at the hands of No. 24 Midland University Saturday from Fremont, Neb.
  • SEASON PREVIEW - Focusing on Today: Attention to detail will be key for Tigers’ success
    November 01, 2019
    As the half-court heave sailed through the air, the entire stadium held its’ breath to watch the shot bounce off the back of the rim and miss its’ intended target. This is how the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team’s season ended a year ago. With that bitter taste in their mouth, the Tigers focus their attention on the details to return to the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Tournament for a sixth-straight year this season.
  • Three Tigers selected in GPAC preseason rankings
    October 31, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The 2019-20 wrestling season looms near, and the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling squad tallied three wrestlers into the Great Plains Athletic Conference preseason top-six in their respective weight classes.
  • Seniors pace Tigers in season-opening triumph
    October 30, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – It was the seniors who led the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to victory as they finished as the four leading scorers for DWU en route to a 72-58 victory over Valley City State University Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU handles in-state foe (RV) DSU
    October 29, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After dropping the opening set of the night, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team never looked back as they dominated the final three sets to defeat in-state rival, (RV) Dakota State University Tuesday at the Christen Family Athletic Center in Mitchell.
  • THRIVING THROUGH COMPETITION: Deep conference talent aids Tigers in postseason success
    October 29, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. - Competing in a conference that boasted three No. 1 seeds at the NAIA DII Women’s Basketball National Championship and saw eight teams ranked in the top 25 or received votes at some point throughout last season, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team knows it must give its best effort night in and night out to stay near the top of the Great Plains Athletic Conference and the NAIA.
  • Baldauf and Rogers pace Tigers
    October 27, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s cross-country teams finished 12th out of 24 teams at the Mt. Mercy Invitational Saturday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • Men’s soccer suffers road defeat
    October 26, 2019
    CRETE, Neb. – Only trailing by a goal at halftime, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team was unable to come from behind and defeat Doane University as they lost, 3-1 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference tilt Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • DWU picks up second-straight win
    October 26, 2019
    CRETE, Neb. – Just eight minutes into the second half, Jocelyn Behm (Sioux Falls, S.D.) scored the only goal of the game as the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s soccer team downed Doane University, 1-0 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • Volleyball falls to Doane
    October 26, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On their annual Dig Pink Match, the Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team dropped its’ Great Plains Athletic Conference battle with Doane University in four sets Saturday at the Christen Family Athletic Center in Mitchell.
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