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Central among national leaders with seven on women’s golf academic squad

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Seven Central College student-athletes were tabbed as Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars, which ranks fifth among all U.S. colleges and universities. Juniors Delaney Underwood (Mitchellville, Colfax-Mingo HS) and Madison Clark (Bloomington, Ill., Central Catholic HS) were cited for the third straight year while sophomore Peyton Bytnar (Bettendorf) was named for the second time. First-time […]

Porter added to Central women’s basketball staff

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—New Central College Women’s Basketball Coach Moran Lonning is adding a familiar face to her staff. Essance Porter, who played at Simpson College during Lonning’s tenure there as assistant coach, will serve as the Central women’s junior varsity coach. A 2022 Simpson graduate, Porter came off the bench, appearing in 13 games last season and […]

WPU Garners 67 Heart Scholar-Athlete Honors

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Heart of America Athletic Conference honored its top academic achievers as its 2021-2022 Scholar-Athletes were announced Wednesday. William Penn recorded 67 award recipients, led by 10 from the women’s volleyball program. A total of 1,051 student-athletes were honored from the 14 Heart schools, including a number of student-athletes receiving academic laurels in multiple sports. […]

Dutch men take on road-heavy soccer schedule

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Three games in Minnesota and two trips to Dubuque are just five of the nine road games this season for the Central College men’s soccer team. The Dutch are on the road nine of the 16 games on its regular season schedule. Central is coming off a 4-10-1 season and are just a few years […]

Oskaloosa’s Coon receives Central College women’s track and field honor

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA, IOWA— Lauren Coon was among those receiving postseason honors for the Central College women’s track and field team this spring. Multi-eventer Krissa Larson (senior, Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) was selected as the team’s Most Valuable Performer while hurdler Abby Gruver (sophomore, Sully, Lynnville-Sully HS) was cited as the Most Improved Performer. Sprinter Lauren Brown […]

William Penn Takes Seventh in Commissioner’s Cup

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn athletics department was buoyed by a pair of league titles as it placed in the middle of the pack in the final 2021-2022 Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Cup standings which were released Wednesday. WPU finished seventh out of 14 institutions with a rating of .556, while Grand View won the […]

Kostric Garners CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-America Award

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Aleksander Kostric (Grad., Koper, Slovenia, Master’s of Sports Management) was extraordinary both in the classroom and on the lanes and was rewarded by being named an NAIA Academic All-American Tuesday as part of the Academic All-America program selected by CoSIDA. The graduate student was selected to the NAIA’s First Team for the At-Large division. He […]

MARQUES EARNS NJCAA LEA PLARSKI AWARD

Indian Hills Athletics

Ottumwa, IA – Pablo Marques (João Pessoa, Brazil/Colégio Meta) of the Indian Hills Men’s Soccer team has been awarded the 2022 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Lea Plarski Award. An honor given annually to a junior college student-athlete who best exemplifies sportsmanship, leadership, community service, academic excellence, and athletic ability, Marques becomes the first […]

INDIAN HILLS SOFTBALL EARNS TWO FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN HONORS

Indian Hills Athletics

Ottumwa, IA – Following a breakout season for both Destiny Lewis (Indianola, IA/Indianola) and Sydney Anderson (Elkhart, IA/North Polk), the freshman duo have both been named National Fastpitch Coaches Association NFCA) First-Team All-Americans. The two NFCA First-Team All-American picks are just the second time in school history that the Warriors earned two first-team honorees. The […]

WPU Takes on National Championship

William Penn University Athletics

Oklahoma City, Okla.–The Statesmen women’s golf team teed it up for the final time last week as it competed in the 2022 NAIA National Championship. The Championship, which featured 30 teams and six individuals, was cut down to 54 holes due to weather, with the cut happening after 36 holes. The Statesmen would ultimately miss […]

               

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