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Former Statesmen Receive Post-College Playing Opportunities

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Former William Penn men’s basketball players Abrian Edwards and Omar Sherman recently earned tremendous opportunities to extend their cager careers. Edwards was drafted in the Worldwide Invitational, and earlier this month participated in a showcase in Las Vegas where numerous general managers and coaches from the top leagues in America, Europe, and […]

Guimaraes Collects Academic All-America Honor

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn junior women’s golfer Alexis Guimaraes (San Ramon, Calif., Psychology) was honored for exemplary work on the course as well as in the classroom as she was named to the NAIA All-America At-Large team as part of the Google Cloud Academic All-America program by CoSIDA. The junior earned a First-Team Academic […]

Eight Earn Scholar Team Nods

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Eight Statesmen athletic teams were recognized for exceptional work in the classroom in 2018-2019 as they were named NAIA Scholar Teams Monday. A total of 1,939 programs from within the NAIA received the laurel, paced by Benedictine-Mesa’s women’s golf team being named Scholar Team of the Year with a perfect 4.0 Grade […]

WPU Hands Reins to Rimes

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the hiring of Bailey Rimes as Head Women’s Golf Coach. Rimes graduated in May from WPU with a degree in Business Management. She began her Statesmen career as a player and soon transitioned into the role of student assistant coach for over […]

WPU Totals 47 Heart Scholar-Athletes

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Heart of America Athletic Conference honored its top academic achievers as its 2018-2019 Scholar-Athletes were announced Monday. William Penn recorded 47 award recipients over 24 conference-sponsored sports, led by eight honorees from the women’s volleyball program. A total of 813 student-athletes were honored from the 13 reporting schools, including a number […]

William Penn Ties for First in Inaugural Commissioner’s Cup, Loses Tiebreaker

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Two more sport crowns in the spring led the Statesmen athletics department to nearly capturing the overall league title as the final 2018-2019 Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Cup standings were announced Friday. WPU completed the inaugural competition tied for first out of 13 institutions with 51 points, tying Benedictine for […]

WPU Finishes 93rd in Directors’ Cup Standings

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A 60-plus point spring season helped the Statesmen athletics department stay in the top 100 as the final Learfield IMG Sports NAIA Directors’ Cup Standings were released Thursday. William Penn ended the 2018-2019 campaign in 93rd place with 165 points; nearly 250 institutions are in the NAIA. It marks the seventh-straight season […]

WPU Announces Inaugural Recruiting Class

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Director of Lacrosse Luke Christiansen is excited to announce the women’s lacrosse program’s inaugural recruiting class. William Penn has inked a total of 19 players from 14 states and two countries. The class is thought to be the second-largest inaugural group in NAIA women’s lacrosse history and also eclipses the […]

WPU to Offer Numerous Sports Camps This Summer

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Department is excited to announce a full schedule of camps for this summer. The men’s basketball team will be hosting three separate camps. The first camp will be held for boys entering grades 4-8 and will be July 8-10 from 9 AM to noon each day. The […]

Four Garner Scholar-Athlete Honors

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A quartet of William Penn track and field athletes were honored for their excellence in the classroom as they were named 2018-2019 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes recently. Alexzandrea Woudenberg (So., Ottumwa, Iowa) led the way with a 4.00 Grade Point Average to represent the women’s squad. Seth Davis (Jr., Farmerville, Texas) topped the men […]

     

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