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#1 Story from 2015-2016

William Penn University Athletics

Another deep run, this time into a higher-level national tournament, tops the 2015-2016 list as the men’s basketball team did not disappoint on the hardwood. An embarrassing loss in the season opener awoke the beast from within as the Statesmen then reeled off 13 straight. The team was in cruise control at that point, but […]

WPU Again Partnering with Stretch Internet for Streaming

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn Athletics Department will be taking its internet streaming efforts to the next level by once again partnering with Stretch Internet starting this fall. Fans will be able to watch the navy and gold at the Game Central 2.0 portal at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/wpu The University has inked a deal with the streaming content company […]

#2 Story from 2015-2016

William Penn University Athletics

It was not just about the wins and the titles in 2015-2016 as William Penn’s academic prowess takes center stage at #2. The Statesmen’s efforts began with 19 NAIA Scholar-Athletes (juniors and seniors, 3.5 GPA), including three individual from several different teams. WPU also had 34 Heart of America Athletic Conference Scholar-Athletes (juniors and seniors, […]

#3 Story from 2015-2016

William Penn University Athletics

The women’s golf team’s continued dominance was a ‘gimme’ to be #3 on the 2015-2016 list. The program capped off a tremendous regular season by notching its third-straight league title in May to qualify for NAIA Nationals (team finished 19th). Seven tournament trophies were hoisted (four to end the year) and numerous individual wins were […]

#4 Story from 2015-2016

William Penn University Athletics

A total of seven individuals garnered the highest recognition they could receive as All-Americans during the 2015-2016 school year and their efforts earned the #4 spot on our countdown. Track and field athlete Derek Seddon led the list as he actually collected two NAIA All-America awards. The junior was seventh in the indoor shot put […]

#5 Story from 2015-2016

William Penn University Athletics

The William Penn Sports Information office is counting them down once again! Starting today, we will look back at the top 5 stories from the 2015-2016 school year, beginning with the highlights of many of our sports teams. The Honorable-Mentions –Baseball claimed yet another winning record with the help of first-team all-Heart of America Athletic […]

GRINNELL’S TIBATEMWA SET TO MAKE A SPLASH IN RIO BY EARNING SPOT ON UGANDAN OLYMPIC TEAM

Joshua Tibatemwa

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College swimmer Joshua Tibatemwa ’19 will be making a splash on the international scene next month. It was officially confirmed over the weekend that Tibatemwa will be representing Uganda in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, next month. He is the first Pioneer in the modern era to […]

GRINNELL’S PUTS 278 ON ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College landed 278 student-athletes on the Midwest Conference All-Academic Team for 2015-16. That total puts Grinnell second in the conference, one behind Carroll University’s total of 279. The criteria to become an Academic All-Conference selection includes a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.33 which is calculated only in the awarded […]

Four Squads Earn NAIA Scholar Team Honors

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A total of four William Penn athletic programs were recognized for exceptional work in the classroom in 2015-2016 as they were named NAIA Scholar Teams Friday. A total of 1,585 programs (83 more than last year) from within the NAIA received the laurel, highlighted by the Missouri Baptist women’s golf team being named Scholar Team […]

MADARA NAMED HEAD WOMEN’S AND MEN’S TENNIS COACH AT GRINNELL COLLEGE

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Paige Madara has been a model of success in tennis, and she’s looking forward to bringing that trait to Grinnell College and its traditionally-strong programs. Madara has been named the Pioneers’ head women’s and men’s tennis coach, taking over duties from Andy Hamilton ’85. Hamilton resigned the post after recently becoming Grinnell’s […]

   

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