Women's Basketball

  • No. 1 Tigers drop defensive battle to No. 3 Northwestern
    January 16, 2019
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – In a tight defensive contest, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dropped its’ first road game of the season to No. 3 Northwestern College, 69-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-five matchup Wednesday in the Bultman Center in Orange City, Iowa.
  • No. 1 Tigers topple (RV) Warriors
    January 13, 2019
    Mitchell, S.D.- A balanced scoring attack pushes the No.1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to a 98-78 victory over (RV) Midland University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Starting five lead charge as No. 1 Tigers cruise to victory
    January 09, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Thanks to all the starters scoring in double figures, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised past No. 12 Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-15 matchup Wednesday at the De Witt Gymnasium.
  • Carr’s career high guides No. 1 Tigers in conference victory
    January 05, 2019
    OMAHA, Neb. – Thanks to a career high from junior forward Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.), the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team routed the College of Saint Mary in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in an 84-55 victory on Saturday in Omaha, Neb.
  • No. 1 Tigers glide past No. 8 Mustangs
    January 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In a top-10 battle, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used balanced scoring to secure its 16th win of the season with a 91-67 victory over No. 8 Morningside College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference tilt Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 1 DWU runs past No. 12 St. Francis
    December 21, 2018
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Following a strong second quarter, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team flexed their muscles in a 74-51 victory over No. 12 University of St. Francis (Ill.) Friday in West Palm Beach, Fla.
  • No. 1 Tigers use big third quarter to defeat Keiser
    December 19, 2018
    No. 1 Tigers use big third quarter to defeat Keiser
  • No. 1 Tigers suffer first loss of season
    December 15, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Despite getting out to an early 23-16 lead, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dropped its’ first game of the season to No. 3 Concordia University, 82-68 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Record breaking night pushes No. 1 Tigers past DSU
    December 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On a night that saw numerous milestones reached, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team defeated in-state rival Dakota State University, 93-63 in non-conference action Wednesday night at the Corn Palace.
  • No. 2 DWU cruises past Doane
    December 08, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – After fending off a comeback in the second half, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team pulled away from Doane University 71-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Saturday at the Haddix Center in Crete, Neb.
  • Defense drives No. 2 Tigers past Lancers
    December 05, 2018
    YANKTON, S.D. – Thanks to a defense that forced 22 turnovers, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team went on to defeat Mount Marty College 64-59 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • No. 2 DWU defeats (RV) Chargers in GPAC road action
    November 28, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – In a game of runs, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team topped (RV) Briar Cliff University 73-68 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 2 Tigers shoot past Saints
    November 21, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took on Presentation College in a non-conference matchup and defeated the Saints, 106-54 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Stifling defense aids Tigers in top-20 victory
    November 20, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Thanks to a defense that forced 20 turnovers and held the No. 16 University of Jamestown to 24 percent shooting in the game, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team came away victorious in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup, 62-40 Tuesday at the Corn Palace.
  • DWU basketball to host 10th annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    November 19, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is pleased to announce the teams that will be competing in the 10th annual DWU/Culver’s Classic on Friday Feb. 8 and Saturday Feb. 9 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 2 DWU cruise past No. 13 Broncos
    November 17, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team outscored No. 13 Hastings College in each quarter on their way to an 81-63 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Stingy defense pushes No. 2 DWU past Defenders
    November 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After outscoring Dordt College 21-7 in the third quarter, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team went on to down the Defenders in Great Plains Athletic Conference action, 72-68 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU to unveil national championship banner tomorrow
    November 13, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The time has been set for the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to unveil its’ 2017-18 NAIA Women’s Basketball Division II National Championship banner, the DWU athletic department announced Tuesday.
  • No. 2 Tigers handle Midland on the road
    November 10, 2018
    FREMONT, Neb. – After falling behind early, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used a big second quarter to roll to an 88-59 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory over Midland University Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
  • No. 2 Tigers handle Midland on the road
    November 10, 2018
    FREMONT, Neb. – After falling behind early, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used a big second quarter to roll to an 88-59 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory over Midland University Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
  • Burns inks with DWU women’s basketball
    November 08, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team has signed its’ latest recruit for the 2019-20 in Ava Burns from Brookings, S.D., the DWU Athletic Department announced Thursday.
  • Carr nets career high, No. 2 Tigers shoot past No. 8 Red Raiders
    November 07, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With the score tied late in the third quarter, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team went on an 8-2 run thanks to back-to-back 3-pointers by Madison Mathews (Draper, S.D.) and Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.). The run propelled DWU onto victory over No. 8 Northwestern College, 76-73 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Wednesday at the Corn Palace.
  • No. 2 Tigers lose exhibition matchup to No. 13 Iowa
    November 06, 2018
    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team hit the road to take on NCAA Division I nationally ranked opponent No. 13 University of Iowa and dropped the exhibition game, 102-54 Tuesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.
  • DWU basketball to host Northwestern Wednesday
    November 04, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s basketball double-header against Northwestern College scheduled for Wednesday has been moved to the Corn Palace in Mitchell, the DWU Athletic Department announced Sunday.
  • Karst tallies career high as Tigers pound Saints
    November 04, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In a game of runs in the final women’s game at the NAIA Classic, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team handled Presentation College, 91-49 Sunday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • No. 2 Tigers hit century mark in victory over Trojans
    November 03, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After eclipsing the century mark, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised to victory over in-state rival Dakota State University, 106-63 Saturday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • No. 2 Tigers handle No. 16 Vikings in season opener
    October 30, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In a top-20 battle, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team came away with a 60-55 victory over No. 16 Valley City State University Tuesday in a non-conference matchup at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU to reveal national championship banner
    October 26, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After concluding the 2017-18 season as the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Champions, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team plans to reveal the national championship banner on Nov. 14, DWU Director of Athletics Jon Hart announced Friday.
  • PREVIEW: Tigers prepared to focus on new season in 2018-19
    October 25, 2018
    As the buzzer sounded and the confetti fell, a dream became a reality as the 2017-18 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team won the first team national championship in school history. But as the 2018-19 season looms, the Tigers realize they must turn their attention to a new year and prepare for each team’s best effort every night.
  • DWU continues to build with local talent
    June 19, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team has begun the recruiting process for the 2019-20 season with the addition of three local standouts, head women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen announced Tuesday. Christensen added Mattilynn Reiner of Tripp, S.D., Emma Paul of Dell Rapids, S.D., and Sydnaya Dunn of Sioux Falls, S.D.
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