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Free Throws Halt Statesmen Vs. #9 Bruins

William Penn University Athletics

Bellevue, Neb.–The William Penn men’s basketball gave the #9 team in the land quite a fight, but the Statesmen could not pull off the road upset in a 102-90 non-conference loss to Bellevue Saturday. #21 WPU (11-5) was down only two points with 5:23 remaining. Unfortunately, the Bruins closed out the game strong to move […]

Cold shooting plagues Central men’s basketball team

Central College

DAVENPORT — After building a four-game winning streak by shooting more than 40 percent from beyond the arc, the Central College men’s basketball team could not find the shooting touch it had in recent weeks in a 73-46 loss to Mt. Mercy Saturday. Despite the poor offensive numbers, the Dutch (6-2) found themselves trailing the […]

Central women’s basketball team falls to Augustana

Central College

PELLA — The Central College women’s basketball team played tough defense, but struggled offensively in a 58-55 loss to Augustana (Ill.) Saturday. The Dutch (6-2) continued to fight until the final buzzer, despite trailing by seven with 29 seconds left. A 3-pointer by guard Kaitlin Stump (junior, Lancaster, Mo., Schuyler R-1 HS) trimmed the Augustana […]

Central men’s basketball team scores comeback victory

Central College

DAVENPORT — The Central College men’s basketball team trailed by double digits in the first half, but came back to take the lead in the second half and held on late in an 86-84 win at St. Ambrose Friday. The Dutch (6-1) led the Bees (8-3) by just one with 19 seconds left before forward […]

Sixth Rated in Qualifying Group

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa– Despite most of its top individuals a weight higher than they will be when it counts, the Statesmen wrestling team is still doing well in the rankings as the NAIA’s second top-20 poll was released Wednesday. William Penn dropped two more positions from the previous rating to #18 with 28 points. Scottie Bonds (So., […]

Clutch free throw shooting keys win for Central women’s basketball team

Central College

DES MOINES— The Central College women’s basketball team went 6-for-7 at the free throw line in the final two minutes and got a crucial defensive stop late to earn a 56-51 victory against AIB Wednesday. After a basket by forward Jackie Kriegel (freshman, Marengo, Iowa Valley HS) extended the Central (6-1) lead to 54-51 with […]

Edleman named to AFCA all-America team

Central College

PELLA — Central College free safety Jacob Edleman (senior, Mechanicsville, North Cedar HS) was named to the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division III Coaches’ All-America Team Wednesday. Edleman becomes the 14th AFCA all-America selection at Central and first since Jeff Sanger in 2000. He was one of two players from the Iowa Conference selected, […]

Bosek Breaks Scoring Record as WPU Outguns Grinnell 151-134

Shane Bosek missed just twice in 27 attempts for a new school-record 52 points. Here Bosek scores 2 off the feed from Mike Aldeman.

The William Penn University Men's Basketball team defeated Grinnell 151-134 in non-conference play Tuesday.

Oskaloosa–A shootout was expected and the two high-scoring programs did not disappoint as the Statesmen men’s basketball team defeated Grinnell 151-134 in non-conference play Tuesday. In a game that broke school records for points and field goals made (65), #21 WPU (11-4) took what it was given from the Pioneers (4-5) as layups and dunks […]

William Penn #21 in Second Rating

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A road loss last week dropped the Statesmen men’s basketball team three rungs as the second NAIA Division II top-25 poll was released Tuesday. William Penn (11-4), which fell to now-#25 Ozarks (Mo.) last Tuesday, is 21st with 124 points. Indiana Wesleyan remains #1 with 374 points and all 14 first-place votes. College of Idaho […]

Correia Named to All-Region Team

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa—Statesmen women’s soccer star Alyce Correia (So., Perth, Australia, Elementary Education) gathered up one more postseason accolade Tuesday. The sophomore was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire all-Midwest Region team. A total of 11 players earned the honor given out by the coaches’ association. She paced William Penn to a 7-8-3 record (3-2-1 MCC) and their […]

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