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Linksters Capture Win in Season Opener

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Burlington–The preseason was longer than normal, but all the extra practice paid off for the William Penn men’s golf team as it began its campaign by winning the Southeastern CC Invitational Monday. WPU was first out of 10 teams with a 293 at the par-72 Spirit Hollow Golf Course. Des Moines Area […]

William Penn Takes Five-Setter from Graceland

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Lamoni–The Statesmen volleyball team was the epitome of resiliency Tuesday as it defeated Graceland 3-2 in a Heart of America Athletic Conference match. WPU (6-11, 2-4 Heart) won by scores of 12-25, 25-22, 28-26, 14-25, 15-13. The team was outhit .185-.110, but the Yellowjackets (7-8, 1-4 Heart) were held under the .100 […]

Strong Second Half Not Enough Vs. Vikings

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–The Statesmen men’s soccer team fought back to make it more than interesting Tuesday, but could not complete the comeback in a 5-3 loss to rival Grand View in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. WPU (4-2-1, 1-1 Heart) dug itself a 3-0 hole by halftime, but showed plenty of intestinal […]

Final-Minute PK Shocks Statesmen

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Des Moines–The William Penn women’s soccer team played its rival even for over 89 minutes, but a controversial call doomed the squad in a 1-0 setback to Grand View in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Tuesday. WPU (3-3, 0-2 Heart) and GVU (4-4, 1-1 Heart) was outshot just 12-9 and entered […]

Errors cost Dutch in conference volleyball match

Central Dutch Athletics

LINCOLN, Neb. — Volleyball can be an easy sport but it becomes difficult when unforced errors happen and Tuesday night it was those errors that caused Central College to fall to Iowa Conference foe Nebraska Wesleyan 25-16, 25-16, 21-25, 25-22. Central (6-7 overall, 1-1 conference) had 24 attack errors, five service errors, three block errors […]

Offense firing on all cylinders for Central women’s soccer team

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA— In its final tune-up for the Iowa Conference season, the Central College women’s soccer team scored early and often in a 5-0 romp over Bethany Lutheran College (Minn.) Tuesday. The season record for the Dutch improved to 7-1 while the Vikings slid to 0-6. Midfielder’s Lauren Vahlkamp’s (junior, Quincy, Ill., Notre Dame) unassisted effort […]

Four Central student-athletes earn Iowa Conference player of the week honors

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA— Central College women’s soccer midfielder Kallie Holte (senior, Kirksville, Mo.), women’s cross country runner Holly McKinney (senior, St. Charles, Interstate 35 HS), football kicker Jon Alberts (sophomore, Huntley, Ill.) and volleyball middle hitter Jenna Dille (senior, Carlisle) make up the foursome honored by the Iowa Conference for their performances in the last week. Holte […]

Sinha Earns Performer of the Week

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Grinnell College junior Vidushi Sinha won the Illinois Wesleyan University Fall Classic over the weekend and has earned Midwest Conference (MWC) Women’s Golf Performer of the Week honors. Weekly Notes Sinha outlasted 99 other golfers in a loaded field to claim top honors. Sinha shot a sizzling one-under-par 71 on the opening […]

Navarro’s Hat Trick Leads to Accolade

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Diego Navarro (Fr., Madrid, Spain, Mechanical Engineering) was a magnet for the back of the net last week and for his efforts he was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week Monday. Navarro earned his first career laurel by guiding William Penn to wins over #18 […]

Coleman Tabbed for Weekly Award

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Resean Coleman (So., River Rouge, Mich., Exercise Science) headlined an extraordinary defensive performance by William Penn and for his efforts he was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Football Defensive Player of the Week Monday. Coleman collected his first-ever honor in leading the Statesmen past Central Methodist 37-7 last Saturday. The sophomore […]

         

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