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WPU Opens 2015 with 1-1 Mark at MMU Triangular

William Penn Women's Athletics

Cedar Rapids–The new-look Statesmen discovered a lot about themselves Saturday as they began their 2015 campaign with a 1-1 record at the Mount Mercy Triangular. William Penn (1-1) rallied to defeat Purdue-North Central (Ind.) 3-2 (25-13, 21-25, 22-25, 25-18, 17-15), but then fell 3-0 to host Mount Mercy (19-25, 13-25, 14-25). The navy and gold […]

2015 William Penn Men’s Soccer Preview

William Penn University Athletics

2014 record: 7-7-4 (2-1-3 MCC, 4th) Starters returning/lost: 4/7 Letterwinners returning/lost: 13/12 Notable returners: Angelo Kelly Sr. Ottumwa, Iowa (Honorable-mention all-MCC, 2 goals, 5 assists) Sergio Carro Sr. London, England (Honorable-mention all-MCC, 2 goals, 2 assists) Andrew Valett Sr. Davenport, Iowa (Letterwinner, 2 goals) Ben Creeger Sr. Phoenix, Ariz. (Letterwinner) Notable losses: Mason Bandy (Honorable-mention […]

Experienced line fuels Central football enthusiasm

Central College

PELLA —Not even the graduation of a large and talented class has diminished the enthusiasm of coach Jeff McMartin about Central College’s 2015 football squad. Admittedly, questions abound, none bigger than the identity of this year’s starting quarterback, but the Dutch have both talent and experience up front on each side of the ball, and […]

Central volleyball squad looks to turn the corner this fall

Central College

PELLA —In year number three of an offensive system overhaul, the Central College volleyball team will turn to a young core of returners as it continues its ascension back to the top of the Iowa Conference. After a disappointing 9-20 finish in 2012, coach Kent Clayberg decided to institute a new offensive system. Knowing there […]

2015 William Penn Football Preview

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

2014 record: 7-4 (3-2 MWL, 3rd) Starters returning/lost: 17/9 (including special teams) Letterwinners returning/lost: 34/31 Notable returners: Hea Tuifua Sr. Salt Lake City, Utah (Second-Team All-America) Tyler Hafner Sr. Oskaloosa, Iowa (Letterwinner, 150 rushing yards, 451 passing yards, 8 TDs) Isaac Samek Sr. Bolivar, Mo. (Second-team all-MWL, 94 tackles, 3 interceptions) Hunter Barry Jr. Morris, […]

2015 William Penn Volleyball Preview

William Penn Volleyball vs St. Mary

2014 record: 2-30 (0-6 MCC, 7th) Starters returning/lost: 3/3 Letterwinners returning/lost: 6/5 Notable returners: Danielle Breeher Sr. St. Louis, Mo. (Honorable-mention all-MCC, 410 digs) Shawni Wills Jr. Oskaloosa, Iowa (Letterwinner, 162 kills) Leyra Jusino Sr. Bayamon, P.R. (Letterwinner, 766 assists) Notable losses: Kylie Giger (Honorable-mention all-MCC) Kayce Skocko (Letterwinner) Notable newcomers: Savanna Hartman Jr. Morgan […]

Oskaloosa Football Looks To Redeem Itself

Oskaloosa Indians Football 2015

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The waning days of summer vacation find student athletes getting ready for the upcoming season. At the same time, Volleyball, cross-country and football athletes are having to deal with the heat of Summer. For Oskaloosa Football Head Coach Mike Sterner, it is officially 5 days into his third year as the head […]

2015 William Penn Women’s Soccer Preview

William Penn Women's Athletics

2014 record: 7-8-3 (3-2-1 MCC, 4th) Starters returning/lost: 7/4 Letterwinners returning/lost: 13/7 Notable returners: Alyce Correia Jr. Perth, Australia (First-team all-MCC, 3 goals, 3 assists) Silvia Munoz Sr. Paramount, Calif. (Letterwinner, 3 goals, 3 assists) Camila Parra Jr. Brisbane, Australia (Honorable-mention all-MCC, 8 goals, 1 assist) Lauren Abbas Sr. Adel, Iowa (Letterwinner, 1 assist) Notable […]

2015 William Penn Cross Country Preview

William Penn University Athletics

2015 William Penn Men’s Cross Country Preview 2014 MCC Finish: 3rd out of 6 Letterwinners returning/lost: 8/4 Notable returners: Ochaung Akway Sr. St. Paul, Minn. (First-team all-conference, season-best 8K 26:40) Zach Johnson So. Decatur, Ill. (Letterwinner, season-best 8K 29:34) Tyler Connelly So. Trenton, Texas (Letterwinner, season-best 8K 29:21) Garrett Heckman So. New Virginia, Iowa (Letterwinner, […]


Grinnell College Athletics

William Eric Blevins ’04 made a name for himself as a diver at Grinnell College. This week he’ll be competing on even a bigger stage as he dives in the 16th World Masters Championships in Kazan, Russia. Nicknamed “Country” during his time at Grinnell, Blevins will be part of the one-meter competition on Wednesday and […]

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