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Statesmen Post Fifth-Straight Shutout

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Springfield, Mo.–The 2018 version of William Penn men’s soccer is putting up numbers. Well, mainly just one number–the number zero–as again it blanked a foe, shutting out Evangel 5-0 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. The Statesmen (7-1), who continue their best start in program history, extended their school-record shutout […]

Statesmen Upended by Central Methodist

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Fayette, Mo.–The William Penn football team was denied time and time again as it fell 20-13 to Central Methodist in a Heart of America Athletic Conference North-South Crossover game Saturday. The Statesmen (2-3) scored touchdowns on each of their first two possessions, but were blanked on their final 12 as they were […]

Second-Half Struggles Result in Road Loss

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Springfield, Mo.–The Statesmen women’s soccer team fought off an abundance of attacks by its foe, but unfortunately also several balls did get into the netting in the second 45 minutes as WPU fell 5-2 to Evangel in a Heart of America Athletic Conference matchup Saturday. William Penn (4-3-1, 0-2 Heart) was outshot […]

WPU Continues Season East of Mississippi River

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Rock Island, Ill.–The Statesmen cross country teams competed at the other Augustana Friday, running at the Brissman/Lundeen Invitational. The women were 21st out of 27 teams in the 6K race with 569 points, while the men placed 24th out of 27 teams in the 8K event with 701 points. North Central (Ill.) […]

Dutch women win another soccer match on the road

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Picking up a third road victory in as many chances, the Central College women’s soccer team beat Concordia University – Chicago (Ill.) 3-0 on Sunday. The Dutch (6-2-1, 1-0-0 conference) have won three road games this season in shutout fashion. “In the second half, we played some of our best soccer of the […]

Slow start defeats Central men’s soccer squad

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — A poor first half was too much for the Central College men’s soccer team to overcome as the Dutch were defeated 3-2 by Simpson College on Saturday afternoon. Central (3-6-0, 0-1-0 conference) struggled early in the contest, giving up two goals to the Storm (5-2-1, 1-0-0 conference) in the final five minutes of […]

Central women really for soccer triumph

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — After falling behind early in the first period, the Central College women’s soccer team scored three times to secure a 3-1 victory against Simpson College Saturday afternoon. Central (5-2-1, 1-0-0 conference) beat the Storm (2-6-0, 0-1-0 conference) won a match that served as the American Rivers Conference opener for both teams. In the […]

Two volleyball wins for Central at North Park tournament

Central Dutch Athletics

CHICAGO, ILL.—A pair of victories for the Central College volleyball team at the North Park University Invitational Saturday pushed the team’s overall record to an even 8-8 (.500). Against Greenville College, Central won 25-20, 25-27, 25-23, 25-8. In the nightcap, Central beat St. Mary’s College (Ind.) 17-25, 25-13, 25-23, 26-24. “I was happier with how […]

Defensive stops spark Central football road win

Central Dutch Athletics

DUBUQUE—Central College scored five touchdowns but it was a pair of late second-quarter defensive stands that were the game-turners in a 35-14 Dutch football win at the University of Dubuque Saturday. Central remained perfect at 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the American Rivers Conference. Twice in the closing 3 minutes of the first half Dubuque […]

North Park knocks off Central volleyball team

Central Dutch Athletics

CHICAGO, ILL.—The Central College volleyball team came up short against the host school on the opening night of the North Park University Invitational Friday night, losing in four sets. The Vikings (12-3) took the victory over Central (6-8) 25-18, 25-22, 16-25, 25-18. “I’m not too happy with how we competed tonight,” Czipri said. “I think […]

       

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