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Mediacom, MCG to Also Show Nationally-Televised Action

William Penn University Football Freddy Griggs takes off upfield against the Bethel Wildcats on Saturday

Oskaloosa–For those who do not live in the Kansas City area or who are not interested in watching this fall’s nationally-televised William Penn football games on the internet, there will still be plenty of cable options. Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner Lori Thomas, who locked up a deal with Niles Media Group for games […]

Four Named Preseason All-Americans

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The calendar may say June, but football is already on the minds of many as four Statesmen have been named to the USA College Football NAIA Preseason All-America team. Offensive lineman J.T. Dotson (Sr., Jenks, Okla., Business Management) and linebackers Isaac Samek (Sr., Bolivar, Mo., Industrial Technology) and Kevin Shrauger (Sr., Nixa, Mo., Physical Education) […]

Central’s Stoll named all-America honorable mention

Central College

PELLA — Central College men’s golfer Desmond Stoll (senior, Lockport, N.Y.) was named honorable mention Division III PING all-America by the Golf Coaches Association of America Tuesday. Stoll placed 34th individually at the NCAA Division III Championships with 73-73-75-78—299. The Iowa Conference player of the year won the league meet by eight strokes, shooting 76-71-70-72—289. […]

Larson, Vander Veer named to Academic All-America squad

Central College

PELLA — Central College student-athletes Eric Larson (senior, Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) and Jamie Vander Veer (senior, Harvey, Knoxville HS) were named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III men’s track and field/cross country team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Tuesday. Larson was named to the second team […]

WPU Finishes 88th in NACDA Directors’ Cup

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Big points from women’s golf and men’s track and field assisted in William Penn moving up in the top 100 as the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings were released today. The Statesmen finished with 176.5 points, including 83 in the spring, to place 88th in the NAIA. A total of 186 NAIA institutions scored […]

Seddon Repeats, Booton Wins First Booster Club Honor

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of May’s Player of the Month awards. Sophomore track and field athlete Derek Seddon (Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) won the Male award, while junior women’s golfer Natalie Booton (Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Elementary Education) won the Female honor. The award is the second for Seddon, […]

Statesmen End Time in MCC Placing Third in Cup Standings

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–An all-around solid showing by the Statesmen athletics department helped the navy and gold to its top finish in seven years as the 2014-2015 Midwest Collegiate Conference’s Commissioner’s Cup Standings were released. All 17 of the league’s sponsored sports have determined their champions and points have been awarded for finishes in the final regular season […]

Steinlage Named MCC SID of the Year

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Sports Information Director Wade Steinlage was named the 2014-2015 Midwest Collegiate Conference SID of the Year Thursday. Steinlage has spent the past 11 years on the Oskaloosa campus, serving the University in the promotion of Statesmen athletics. Beyond being solely responsible for maintaining and producing all the material on WPU’s athletics website […]

WPU Tallies 77 Academic All-MCC Honorees

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Midwest Collegiate Conference announced its academic all-conference honors for the 2014-2015 year. A total of 807 student-athletes from the league’s seven schools were honored in 15 sports, including a number of student-athletes receiving academic honors in multiple sports. William Penn had 77 award recipients, led by nine from both the men’s track and field […]

GRINNELL’S HAMMOND, FISHER NAMED TO D3BASEBALL.COM ALL-REGION TEAM

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Matt Hammond ’17 and Graham Fisher ’16 have been named to the D3baseball.com All-Central Region Team for the 2015 season. Both were named to the third team, Hammond at the catcher spot and Fisher as a designated hitter. Hammond, from Post Falls, Idaho (Post Falls), was the Midwest Conference South […]

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