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Three Qualify at Doane Meet

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Crete, Neb.–A trio of William Penn men’s track and field athletes will compete for national crowns as they hit qualifying marks at the Doane Ward Haylett Invitational Saturday. Tristen Elmore (Jr., Ovied, Fla., Physical Education) and Mofiyinfoluwa Alade (So., Hoffman Estates, Ill.) both qualified in the high jump, while Sage Ehresman (Jr., […]

Strong First Quarter Enough to Guide WPU to Win Over Mustangs

Vashti Nwagbaraocha posted her sixth consecutive double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds. She also had 3 blocks and 4 steals.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa—Coming off a thrilling and emotional victory over #23 CMU on Monday, the #20 William Penn Women’s Basketball team was back in action Thursday as they defeated Mount Mercy 66-42. The Statesmen (16-1, 10-1 Heart) came out of the gates red-hot, outshooting the Mustangs (5-12, 1-10 Heart) 69%-33%, enough to grab a […]

WPU Overcomes Slow Start to Clip MMU

Omar Sherman had 17 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocked shots against Mount Mercy.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team committed 23 turnovers and trailed by double digits midway through the first half, but rallied with a strong 30 minutes to defeat Mount Mercy 99-79 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Thursday. #2 WPU (15-1, 9-1 Heart) made up for its sloppy play by outshooting the […]

Statesmen Fall Short Against Graceland

Graceland won 32-21 over William Penn this week in a dual home meet. (photo by Denis Currier)

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn wrestling team battled hard as an under-manned crew, but was not able to knock off Graceland in a 32-21 loss in Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet action Tuesday. WPU (1-3, 0-3 Heart), which forfeited at 165 and 285 pounds, claimed victory in four matches, beginning with Nadhelo […]

Second Half Surge Leads Statesmen to Victory Over #23 Eagles

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–It was the first day of the spring semester for William Penn University students and that means it’s the home stretch for winter sports and the William Penn women’s basketball team began its final push with a matchup with #23 Central Methodist. The Statesmen (14-1, 9-1 Heart) grinded out a win over […]

WPU Knocks Off Rust in Win Over Defending National Champs

Q Cager had 19 points off the bench to help the Statesmen defeat the defending national champions.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team utilized a balanced attack as it returned to action with an 86-77 Heart of America Athletic Conference win over Graceland Saturday. #2 William Penn (14-1, 8-1 Heart), which had not seen the hardwood since December 11–a span of 25 days–defeated last year’s national champion by having five […]

Ylitalo, Nwagbaraocha Lead WPU to Win Over Yellowjackets

Kate Ylitalo drives against Graceland on Saturday's meeting of the two teams.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa—The 20th ranked Statesmen women’s basketball team resumed Heart of America Athletic Conference play on Saturday hosting Graceland. William Penn (13-1, 8-1 Heart) shot the ball efficiently converting on 45% of its field-goal attempts. The ladies held the Yellowjackets (11-4, 5-4 Heart) to just 35% shooting and outshot them beyond the arc […]

Three Ranked Fifth in Conference

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A trio of Statesmen grapplers are rated within the league as the third NAIA wrestling polls were released last week. 125-pounder Nadhelo Charles-Pierre (So., Miramar, Fla., Sports Management) is fifth in the Heart of America Athletic Conference rating, while Austinn Goin (Sr., Belton, Mo., Exercise Science) and Sheldon Rodriguez (Jr., Tampa, Fla., […]

One-Loss WPU Remains 20th

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s basketball team won all four its contests since the last rating, but that was not enough to sway the pollsters as the NAIA released its second Division I rating Wednesday. The Statesmen (12-1, 7-1 Heart), who claimed a lopsided road win over a top-25 team during this most-recent […]

Navy and Gold Move to #2

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team is receiving a share of the top billing as the NAIA released its second Division I rating Wednesday. The Statesmen (13-1, 5-1 Heart) advanced two rungs from last poll to #2 with 205 points and two first-place votes. The crew is just three points behind #1 […]

     

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