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Strasko finds success after switching to rugby

Central College

MARIETTA, GA. — Nicole Strasko ’13 used to score 2-point and 3-point field goals as a member of the Central College women’s basketball team. Now she’s vying for 5-point tries as a new member of the U.S. national women’s rugby squad. Strasko, a native of Roland, Iowa, graduated in 2013 from Central as a four-time […]

Statesmen End Year 77th in NACDA Standings

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Two high placings by the women’s golf and men’s outdoor track and field teams kept the William Penn athletics department in the top 100 as the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings were released Tuesday. The Statesmen added 71.5 points in the spring to finish with 179.5 overall points and place 77th in the NAIA. […]

WPU Receives Numerous Heart Scholar-Athlete Honors

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Heart of America Athletic Conference announced its Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2015-2016 year. William Penn recorded 34 award recipients over 16 conference-sponsored sports, led by four honorees from the volleyball program. A total of 598 student-athletes from the league’s 14 schools (including provisional members Clarke and Mount Mercy), including a number of student-athletes receiving […]

One More Booster Club Award for Seddon, Coertze

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of May’s Player of the Month awards. Junior men’s track and field athlete Derek Seddon (Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) claimed the Male award, while senior women’s golfer Demi Coertze (Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communication) took home the Female honor. The award is the sixth […]

Central names Briggs as assistant women’s basketball coach

Central College

PELLA — Former Truman State University (Mo.) standout Amy Briggs has joined the Central College women’s basketball staff as assistant coach. Briggs spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Missouri Valley College (Mo.) while earning a master’s degree at Northcentral University (Ariz.) and serving as head coach for the Vikings’ junior […]

Sattz Ends Career as NAIA Scholar-Athlete

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Steven Sattz (Sr., Pickering, Ontario, Physical Education) was honored for his excellence in the classroom as he was named a 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athlete Wednesday. Sattz, who owned a 3.98 Grade Point Average entering the spring, joined a list of 353 baseball athletes from within the NAIA to be awarded the laurel. To be eligible […]

Coertze Earns Biggest Honor in Program History

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Demi Coertze (Sr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communication) finished off the awards portion of her collegiate career with her best one yet as the NAIA Women’s Golf All-America teams were announced Tuesday. Coertze was named to the second team, one of 45 total individuals (15 on the first, second, and honorable-mention groups) to be honored. […]

Statesmen Ready for Outdoor Nationals Trip

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A total of six William Penn outdoor track and field athletes have their sights set on top performances as the Statesmen compete at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships this week. The Championships will be held in Gulf Shores, Ala. from Thursday-Saturday, and WPU will get rolling on Thursday with Derek Seddon (Jr., […]

GRINNELL’S FISHER, MACK NAMED TO ABCA/RAWLINGS ALL-REGION SQUAD

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Graham Fisher ’16 was a first-team selection to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Central Region Team, while Pioneer Anthony Mack ’16 earned a spot on the third unit. The duo guided the Pioneers to a record-breaking season in which they claimed the Midwest Conference South Division title for the […]

GRINNELL’S GODINSKY, FISHER NAMED TO D3BASEBALL.COM ALL-REGION SQUAD

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College’s Matt Godinsky ’16 was a first-team selection and Graham Fisher ’16 earned a spot on the second unit of the 2016 D3baseball.com All-Central Region squad. Godinsky, a 6-0 right-hander from Sycamore, Ill. (Sycamore), was named as a relief pitcher and Fisher, a 6-4 right-handed pitcher and designated hitter from Palo […]

   

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