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WPU Falls to Central Methodist 4-1

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team failed to hold onto its first half lead in a 4-1 Heart of America Athletic Conference setback to Central Methodist (Mo.) Saturday. William Penn (5-5, 2-3 Heart) led 1-0 at the break, but the Eagles (6-4-2, 2-1-1 Heart) posted four unanswered scores to close out the night. The hosts were […]

Statesmen Handed First Heart Blemish by CMU

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s soccer squad came up short for the first time since joining the Heart of America Athletic Conference in a 3-1 loss to Central Methodist (Mo.) Saturday. Despite outshooting the Eagles (9-1-2, 3-1 Heart) by a 9-8 tally, William Penn (7-4-1, 4-1 Heart) had its four-game winning streak snapped. The defensive battle […]

Highest MRPI Ranking Ever for Men; Women Looking to Move Up

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s soccer team is proving to be a real contender nationally, while the women are pushing for more respect as the NAIA’s first Modified Ratings Percentage Indexes were released Wednesday. The men (7-3-1, 4-0 Heart) are ranked 47th out of 192 teams with a mark of .436588, while the women (5-4, 2-2 Heart) […]

Simmons’ 23 Kills Helps Statesmen Escape Benedictine in Five

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Claire Simmons (Fr., Williamsburg, Iowa, Psychology) had a monster night as the William Penn volleyball team survived a scare against Benedictine (Kan.) to win 3-2 Friday. The Statesmen (5-14, 1-3 Heart) picked up their first Heart of America Athletic Conference win by scores of 25-18, 25-22, 15-25, 24-26, 18-16. The home team outhit the Ravens […]

Statesmen Hold Off Graceland to Remain Undefeated in Heart

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s soccer team kept rolling in Heart of America Athletic Conference play with a 2-1 win over Graceland Wednesday. The Statesmen (7-3-1, 4-0 Heart) extended their winning streak to four in a contest that featured the home team outshooting Graceland 14-11. Joni Cruz (Jr., Salinas, Calif., Psychology) opened the evening’s scoring with […]

WPU Rallies to Drop Graceland 2-1

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–A penalty kick goal did not slow down the Statesmen women’s soccer team as it came from behind to defeat Graceland 2-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Wednesday. William Penn (5-4, 2-2 Heart) was outshot 5-1 in the first period, but went into the locker room in a scoreless tie. The hosts bounced […]

William Penn Fourth at Simpson

William Penn University Athletics

Indianola–The Statesmen men’s golf team could not extend its title streak Wednesday as it finished in the middle of the standings at the Simpson Invitational. William Penn finished fourth out of nine teams with a score of 311 at the par-71 Indianola Country Club. Wartburg took the team title at 299, while Trent Lindenman of […]

William Penn Claims First Sweep of Season

William Penn Women's Athletics

Hannibal, Mo.–The Statesmen volleyball team produced its top performance of the fall, sweeping Hannibal-LaGrange 3-0 in non-conference action Tuesday. William Penn (4-14) won by scores of 25-13, 25-17, 27-25. Two Savanna Hartman (Jr., Morgan Hill, Calif., Psychology) kills and a pair of aces by Claire Simmons (Fr., Williamsburg, Iowa, Psychology) helped WPU score the night’s […]

Dutch fall below .500 in conference play

Central College

WAVERLY — The Central College volleyball team fell in straight sets Tuesday and don’t have to look any further than its sub .100 hitting percentage to see why. Central, now 10-7 overall and 1-2 in the Iowa Conference, hit a miniscule .057 in the 25-13, 25-21, 25-9 loss to Wartburg. This is only the second […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Vidushi Sinha ‘19 has been named the Midwest Conference Women’s Golf Performer of the Week. Sinha, from Gurgaon, Haryana, India (Shri Ram School), helped guide the Pioneers to the team title at their own Grinnell College Invitational on Sunday. She and her twin, Vrishali, each shot 5-over-par 77s to tie […]

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