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WPU Finishes Weather-Shortened Nationals in 19th Place

William Penn University Athletics

Pooler, Ga.–Demi Coertze (Sr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communication) ended her storied William Penn women’s golf career with a tremendous effort at the NAIA National Championships Friday. The championship event was unfortunately dominated by Mother Nature as rain cut the tournament from 72 holes down to 36. The Statesmen posted a 325 in its second […]

Statesmen Battle Weather in Opening Round of Nationals

William Penn University Athletics

Pooler, Ga.–The William Penn women’s golf team was knocked around by Mother Nature in a grueling first round at the NAIA National Championships Wednesday. After 18 holes that took over 28 hours to complete (three weather delays lasting four hours on Tuesday), the Statesmen are tied for 19th out of 27 teams with a score […]

All-region softball teams feature two Central players

Central College

PELLA — Central College left fielder Tabitha Taylor (sophomore, Grimes, Iowa, Dallas Center-Grimes HS) and pitcher Karly Olson (Junior, Winterset HS) were announced as members of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-Midwest Region softball squads. Chosen as at-large selections, Taylor landed on the second team while Olson was placed on the third team. […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – A year after being named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Great Lakes All-Region second team, Grinnell College’s Kayla Morrissey ’18 has moved up to the elite unit in 2016. The third baseman from Burr Ridge, Ill., (Lyons Township North) helped the Pioneers to 16 victories overall and eight in the Midwest […]

Dutch baseball players receive conference accolades

Central College

PELLA — Central College baseball relief pitcher Mark Schroeder (senior, Chariton) was named to the all-Iowa Conference second team Monday and leftfielder Spencer Gritsch (senior, Brooklyn, Iowa, BGM HS) was cited with an honorable mention. Schroeder finished conference play with a team-best ERA of 3.16 across 25.2 innings on the mound. He went 1-2 in […]

WPU Falls Just Short Qualifying Additional Members

William Penn University Athletics

Naperville, Ill.–The Statesmen track and field teams entered Thursday and Friday with a lengthy list of national qualifiers, but unfortunately could not add to it as William Penn competed at the Dr. Keeler Invitational hosted by North Central. Tarah Alexander (Sr., Cedar, Iowa, Physical Education) and Vashti Nwagbaraocha (Fr., Milwaukee, Wis., Exercise Science) came the […]

Outfielders Johnson, Koko Tabbed for All-Heart Awards

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Outfielders Kodee Johnson (Jr., Stockton, Calif., General Mathematics) and Chyanne Koko (So., Waianae, Hawaii, Physical Education) concluded their 2016 softball campaigns by being named to the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference teams which were announced Friday. Johnson was one of 17 second-team selections, while Koko, who is also a pitcher, earned one of the nine […]

All-Heart Honors to Skipper

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Spencer Skipper (Sr., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Business Management) capped off a tremendous 2015-2016 campaign by being named to the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference men’s golf team Tuesday. Skipper, a first-time honoree, was one of 15 individuals to garner the postseason recognition. Honors are given to the top five finishers at the league championship as […]

Skipper Third, Team Fourth at Conference Championships

William Penn University Athletics

Kansas City, Mo.–Behind an outstanding performance by Spencer Skipper (Sr., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Business Management), the William Penn men’s golf team was a real contender at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Monday and Tuesday. The Statesmen finished fourth out of 11 teams with a 54-hole score of 893 (294-294-305) at the par-72 Swope […]

York, McDonald Named All-Heart

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A pair of Statesmen collected postseason honors Monday as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference baseball teams were announced. Second baseman Anthony York (Jr., Chula Vista, Calif., Physical Education) was one of 17 first-team selections, while starting pitcher Dylan McDonald (Jr., Chula Vista, Calif., Industrial Technology) earned one of the 21 honorable mentions. A total […]


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