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Statesmen Ranked in NAIA’s Top 20

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s and women’s bowling teams are both rated high nationally as the NAIA released its first top-20 poll Friday. The men are ninth with 1,939 points, while the women are 14th with 1,681 points. The ratings come from collegebowling.com’s ranking system. Overall among the entire nation (all divisions), the […]

WPU Opens Campaign at Grand View Open

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Pleasant Hill–The Statesmen wrestling team got action underway Saturday as it competed at the Grand View Open. The event was split into two separate divisions–Open and Freshman/Sophomore. 133-pounder Darquell Pierre (Jr., St. Petersburg, Fla., Sociology) headlined the navy and gold by placing fifth in the Open division with a 2-2 record. Sheldon […]

Second Half Comeback Propels Statesmen to Win

Mario Manuel went on an impressive 10 straight point run to bring the Statesmen within 1 point of the Owls.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team hosted the William Woods Owls on Saturday in their final tune-up before the start of Heart of America Athletic Conference play. #2 WPU (4-0) took down the Owls (2-3) 82-77 in a close battle that went down to the last few possessions. The navy and gold outshot […]

William Penn Drops Game to Grand View in Season Finale

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–The Statesmen football team concluded their season on Saturday with still a lot to play for as they would take on the rival Grand View Vikings and attempt to keep the rock and ladder trophy in Oskaloosa for the second consecutive year. Unfortunately, WPU (4-7, 2-3 Heart) would fall short to […]

Statesmen End Fall at #14

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s golf team will use a slight snub by the national voters as extra motivation for the cold winter months as it dropped a handful of spots in the NAIA’s second top-25 poll which was released Friday. WPU fell from a program-best ninth down to #14 with 293 points. […]

WPU Reaches Semifinals in Kansas

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Topeka, Kan.–The Statesmen women’s bowling team finished high in the standings as it competed at the Jayhawk Collegiate Challenge Saturday and Sunday. William Penn was fourth out of 20 teams with 8,138 pins in six regular games and 16 Baker games. Wichita State (Kan.) was first with 8,843 pins. As the #4 […]

Four in Top 20 as WPU Reaches Finals

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Lawrence, Kan.–The Statesmen men’s bowling team fell just short of its first title as it battled all the way to the end at the Jayhawk Collegiate Challenge Saturday and Sunday. William Penn placed second out of 22 teams with 9,446 pins in six regular games and 16 Baker games. Wichita State (Kan.) […]

Statesmen Rush for Over 500 Yards in Huge Senior Day Win

William Penn defeated Graceland on Saturday.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn football team took out some frustration Saturday, ‘running’ on all cylinders in a 61-14 Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division win over Graceland. WPU (4-6, 2-2 North) accumulated a season-best 613 yards of total offense, including 544 on the ground as it thoroughly dominated the Yellowjackets (1-9, 1-3 […]

William Penn (3-0) edged Lyon (0-1) 62-58 in their toughest test this season.

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Defense Helps WPU to Win Over #20 Lyon Des Moines—The Statesmen finished up their run at the Grand View Classic on Saturday, taking on the 20th ranked Lyon College Scots. The first quarter was a back-and-forth affair with six lead changes and four ties. Vashti Nwagbaraocha (Sr., Milwaukee Wis., Exercise Science) got […]

WPU Nearly Sets New Marks in Win

William Penn Men's Basketball is now 3-0 on the season.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team remained perfect on the year, defeating Emmaus Bible 141-54 in non-conference action Saturday. #2 William Penn (3-0) outshot the Eagles 61.2%-32.8% and outrebounded them 68-19. The squad’s 141 points and 87-point margin of victory both rank second all-time in program history. WPU got a battle with EBC […]

     

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