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Numerous Student-Athletes on Easton/NFCA Academic List

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A large number of Statesmen softball players were honored for their work in the classroom as the 2020 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes were announced recently. A total of 14 individuals on Mike Christner’s team made the list, headlined by Lexi Resa (Jr., Liberty, Mo. Biology) with a perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average. Jessica Rogers (Jr., Peyton, […]

Season in Review: All-America Award Highlights Season Cut in Half

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn track and field programs were only able to compete in their indoor seasons, but successes were still had in the shortened campaign. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Statesmen were denied an opportunity to get back to action outdoors. The indoor season still witnessed the navy and gold win numerous events and […]

Ho to Head Athletic Performance Department

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the hiring of Ryan Ho as the University’s new Director of Athletic Performance. Ho is being promoted from his position as graduate assistant within the department, a role he held since the fall of 2018. He was named the WPU’s Interim Director […]

Season in Review: Men’s Soccer Makes Nationals, Breaks Records

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The 2019 William Penn men’s soccer season is one that will not soon be forgotten and one that is hopefully setting up the program for more success in the future. With a final record of 15-5-1 (9-2 Heart), the Statesmen broke school records for wins and goals, and most importantly, qualified for […]

Vernon, Lint Win March POM Awards

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the March Player of the Month awards. Senior baseball player Jake Vernon (Elkhart, Ind., Interdisciplinary studies) earned the Male award, while freshman softball player Kelsey Lint (Brooklyn, Iowa, Elementary Education) claimed the Female honor. The laurel is the first for […]

Quintet Garner NCBCA Scholar-Athlete Recognition

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Five members of the William Penn bowling teams were honored for excellence in the classroom as they were collected Scholar-Athlete laurels from the National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association recently. The group includes Casey Brandau (Jr., Mason City, Iowa, Psychology), Nicole Craft (Sr., Wakefield, Neb., Sports Management), Aleksander Kostric (Jr., Koper, Slovenia, Sports Management), Rok Kostric […]

Half Dozen Gridiron Stars Named to Hampshire Honor Society

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Six seniors from the 2019 William Penn football team were honored for their strengths on and off the field as the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame announced its 2020 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. Hunter Behm (Sr., West Haven, Utah, Industrial Technology), Justin Hagans (Sr., Birmingham, Iowa, Secondary Education), Clive Manuao (Sr., […]

Hartley Named New Women’s Soccer Coach

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the hiring of Jack Hartley as the University’s new Head Women’s Soccer Coach. Hartley, who is the eighth coach in the program’s history, comes to WPU from the University of Jamestown in North Dakota, serving as an assistant coach since 2016. He helped the Jimmies […]

Season in Review: Eads’ All-America Award Highlights Wrestling Season

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Led by its first All-American in five years, William Penn men’s wrestling team capped off its 2019-2020 on a positive note. In what was a so-so campaign for the Statesmen, Joe Eads (So., Morrison, Ill., Biology) stepped up down the stretch and claimed a plethora of impressive wins to reach the podium. The sophomore 149-pounder […]

Season in Review: WPU Baseball Continues to Assert Themselves as Contenders

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa, Iowa—Statesmen baseball returned to the diamond in 2020 looking to defend their regular-season Heart of America Athletic Conference crown. William Penn retained most of its core from a season ago and mixed in with a plethora of newcomer talent, WPU looked destined to once again finish towards the top of the conference but unfortunately […]

         

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