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Lepper, Jaquez Highlight Successful Opening Weekend

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s volleyball team hosted the second annual Wendy’s Labor Day Classic this weekend in the Penn Activity Center. Seven schools joined in on the action this weekend as the Statesmen opened up their season. The team began the year on a strong note, finishing the tournament with a 3-1 record. The ladies […]

WPU Denied Opening-Day Win on Late Goal

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team played even with a tough Jamestown side for most of the hot and blustery afternoon, but unfortunately could not come up with the big goal down the stretch in a 1-0 season-opening, non-conference loss Sunday. William Penn (0-1), outshot just 13-10, tallied just three tries at the goal prior to […]

Statesmen Drop Opener in Nebraska

William Penn University Athletics

Papillion, Neb. — The William Penn men’s soccer team opened up their season with an away trip to face the Bruins of Bellevue. A heavy weight that beat Central Methodist last year, the Statesmen entered knowing they were up against a quality foe. Despite some good passages of play, WPU went down early and could […]

WPU Opens Season in Ankeny

William Penn University Athletics

Ankeny– The Statesmen cross country teams opened up their season at the Grand View Invitational Saturday. The William Penn men finished fifth out of sixth in the meet, posting a team score of 150. Iowa Central CC took the team crown with a score of 25. The Tritons had five runners place in the top […]

Central hangs on for fourth in Luther women’s golf tourney

Central Dutch Athletics

DIKE—Stiff winds sent scores soaring Sunday but the Central College women’s golf team hung on to fourth place at the Luther Classic. Freshman Mackenzie Biggs (freshman, Bloomington, Ill., Normal HS), who carded a personal-best 75 Saturday to take the first-round medalist lead, slipped to 85 Sunday for 160 and a third-place finish in an impressive […]

WPU Announces Ticket Process Changes, Venue Capacity Limitations

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn Athletics Department has announced changes to their how fans will purchase tickets for home athletic contests. All venues will be at 50% capacity and no visiting fans will be allowed per Heart of America Athletic Conferences guidelines, and all fans will be screened prior to entering the venue. The WPU Athletics Department […]

William Penn Releases Return-To-Play Plan

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn Athletics Department is excited to get back to competing, doing so in a safe and healthy manner as it has produced its Return-To-Play plan. After months of extensive planning and preparation, and by following guidelines from local, regional, and national health experts, and the Heart of America Athletic Conference, WPU has provided […]

William Penn Announces Promotions Within Athletics Department

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the promotions of two members of the Statesmen Athletics department. Director of Sports Medicine Abu Ibrahim has been elevated to Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, while Head Women’s Volleyball Coach Aleesha Cleaver will now also have Senior Women’s Administrator added to her title. Ibrahim’s […]

William Penn Slated to Place 10th

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s volleyball program seeks to push for a postseason berth and more as the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll was released Tuesday. WPU, which was 12-19 in 2019 (7-11 Heart), has been picked to place 10th in the 14-team conference. Heart newcomer and perennial national power Park sits atop the […]

Statesmen 11th in Preseason Poll

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s soccer team is looking to change its momentum as the Heart of America Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll was released Monday. WPU, which was 6-12 in 2019 (1-10 Heart), is expected to place 11th in the 13-team conference. Central Methodist leads the group, while Benedictine, MidAmerica Nazarene, Evangel, and Missouri Valley […]


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