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Men’s Wrestling 50th Anniversary Team: #21-30

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn began sponsoring men’s wrestling as an intercollegiate sport in the 1970-1971 school year. Fifty years later, the program is still going strong with exceptional student-athletes adding to the history every campaign. To commemorate the 50th anniversary, the William Penn Athletic Communications department has constructed a list of the top 50 wrestlers of all-time. […]

WPU Battles at GVU Field Event

William Penn University Athletics

Des Moines–A small contingency of Statesmen field athletes traveled to the state capitol Tuesday to compete at the Grand View Field Meet. Jasper Stottlemyer (Jr., Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sociology) headlined the group by winning a gold and a silver. The junior was first in the shot put at 49-7 and second in the weight throw […]

Central women win basketball season opener

Central Dutch Athletics

DUBUQUE—Weathering the storm of 17 lead changes and a combined 64 turnovers between the two sides, the Central College women’s basketball team opened its season with a 72-71 road win at the University of Dubuque Saturday. Its the fifth straight win over the Spartans (1-4, 1-4 American Rivers Conference) for the Dutch (1-0, 1-0 conference). […]

William Penn Drops Three Matches at MVC Duals

William Penn University Athletics

Marshall, Mo.–The Statesmen men’s wrestling team had a tough day on the mat, going 0-3 at the Missouri Valley Duals Saturday. WPU (8-6, 3-3 Heart) opened the day with a 39-4 setback to #7 Missouri Valley in a Heart of America Athletic Conference setback. William Penn then lost 35-15 to #13 Marian (Ind.) and ended […]

Statesmen Narrowly Miss First League Win

William Penn University Athletics

Fayette, Mo.–The William Penn women’s wrestling team almost made history Friday as it fell 16-15 to Central Methodist in a Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet. WPU (1-2, 0-2 Heart) won three of the four contested matches, but could not make up for being a bit more short-handed than the Eagles (2-2, 2-1 Heart). […]

Statesmen Compete in First Big Meet of Year

William Penn University Athletics

Maryville, Mo.–The William Penn track and field teams found success against programs from several different divisions when it competed at the Northwest Open hosted by Northwest Missouri State Saturday. Jackson Coates (So., Aldie, Va.) headlined the men’s efforts with three high finishes, including winning the triple jump event at 45-9.25. The sophomore was also fifth […]

Statesmen Return to Action, Win Three in a Row

William Penn University Athletics

Elgin, Ill./Deerfield, Ill.–The William Penn women’s volleyball team looked to begin their 2021 abbreviated season with a bang as they traveled to Illinois for three matches Friday and Saturday. The Statesmen picked up right where they left off after not playing since November 6, defeating the Trinity International in straight sets of 25-21, 25-19, and […]

William Penn Teams Ranked High in First RPI

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s and women’s bowling teams will enter the second half of their seasons as members of the hunted group as the NAIA released its first set of RPI ratings recently. The men, who won all three of their fall tournaments, are second with a mark of .653, while the women are sixth at […]

WPU Rallies Past Wildcats with Outstanding Fourth Quarter

William Penn University Athletics

Canton, Mo.–The Statesmen women’s basketball team showed up when it mattered most to stave off an upset in a 68-57 Heart of America Athletic Conference victory over Culver-Stockton Friday. William Penn (10-5, 10-4 Heart) led for most of the afternoon, but needed a 21-10 advantage in the final 10 minutes of action to pull away […]

WPU Falls to Grand View

William Penn University Athletics

Des Moines–The Statesmen women’s wrestling team returned to action Thursday, but unfortunately could not come away with the upset in a 43-1 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss to Grand View. William Penn (1-1, 0-1 Heart), which was on the mat for the first time since its season opener on December 9, was already behind […]


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