Category archives for: College Sports

Hopp, Central roll up third football win, 37-7

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Finding yet another way to thrive, the Central College football team hammered out 364 rushing yards to run past Nebraska Wesleyan University Saturday, 37-7. The Dutch (3-0 overall, 1-0 American Rivers) displayed a powerful passing attack in the season’s first two victories but running back Jason Hopp (senior, Earlham) was the offensive catalyst Saturday with […]

WPU Tallies 106 NAIA Scholar-Athletes

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–As part of Wednesday’s National Awards Day, the NAIA announced its 2020-2021 Scholar-Athletes. William Penn eclipsed the century mark with 106 total honorees, led by 16 from the women’s volleyball program. The softball squad, with 14, also had double-figure award recipients. A total of WPU 22 teams had a Scholar-Athlete, including 19 with multiple honorees. […]

Statesmen Bounce Back with Road Win

William Penn University Athletics

Canton, Mo.–The William Penn women’s volleyball team trekked south on Friday to take on the Culver-Stockton Wildcats in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. The Statesmen bounced back in their second conference tilt, taking down the Wildcats in four sets of 25-14, 20-25, 25-20, 25-21. The victory evened up their Heart record at 1-1. William […]

William Penn Remains 31st

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A loss to a top-five program did not affect the Statesmen men’s soccer team’s ranking as the NAIA released its second top-25 poll Wednesday. As it was last week, WPU (4-2) is again unofficially 31st, but now tied there with LSU Shreveport (La.) with 21 points. The Statesmen are again one of six representatives from […]

Slow Start Dooms William Penn at Evangel

William Penn University Athletics

Nixa, Mo.–The Statesmen football team failed to build on its momentum from last weekend as it fell 28-14 to Evangel in a Heart of America Athletic Conference crossover game Friday. Playing a day earlier than normal, WPU (1-3) and EU (3-1) attacked the matchup in different ways. Evangel passed for 194 yards and rushed for […]

Dutch volleyball team falls in statistically even match

Central Dutch Athletics

DECATUR, ILLINOIS — Friday’s volleyball match between Central College and Greenville University (Ill.)was statistically even in nearly every way except the final score as the Dutch lost 27-25, 25-18, 25-22. The Panthers (5-1) only had a slight advantage over the Dutch (4-5) in kills (42-40), attack percentage (.203-.193) and service aces (3-2). “Looking at the […]

Second-half surge for Central women in soccer victory

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Notching three goals in three minutes, the Central College women’s soccer team broke a halftime tie and defeated Monmouth College (Ill.) 5-1 Wednesday afternoon. Central (5-1-0) won its fifth consecutive match of the year while the Fighting Scots (0-5-0) are searching for their first win. Tied 1-1 after 45 minutes, Central’s offense awoke […]

William Penn Nearly Sweeps All Titles in Season Opener

William Penn University Athletics

Cedar Falls–The Statesmen shotgun sports team opened up its second campaign with a star-studded performance at the Iowa College Shotgun Shooting Conference event hosted by Wartburg Saturday. WPU was first out of five teams by hitting 1,433 of its 1,500 targets (95.5%), taking the crown by 28 shots. The squad walked off with event titles […]

Sherman, Olivas Claim POW Awards

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A pair of Statesmen were recognized for big games last weekend as the Heart of America Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week awards were announced Monday. Ben Sherman (Grad., Troy, Pa., Master’s of Sports Management) won the Offensive accolade for the second time in his career, while Ethan Olivas (Fr., Eddyville, Iowa) is the […]

Dutch volleyball wins third straight match

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—The Central College volleyball team evened its season record at 4-4 by beating Grinnell College 25-22, 21-25, 25-16, 15-25, 15-8 Tuesday night. “I have so much respect for Grinnell’s team,” coach Jeanne Czipri said. “They play smart volleyball and we’re grateful for the opportunity to be challenged by a great team.” Serving played a key […]

                   

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