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Mistake-plagued Central football team falters

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Seeing its undefeated record whisked away in in a flurry of mistakes on a wind-swept afternoon, the Central College football team stumbled through a 28-7 setback to the University of Dubuque Saturday. Five interceptions, seven penalties and a miniscule 20:27 of possession time in the 60-minute contest resulted in the first loss in five outings […]

Wartburg edges Central for volleyball win

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Despite outplaying Wartburg College in some statistical categories, the Central College volleyball was defeated 25-16, 19-25, 25-21, 25-20 Friday night. The Dutch (13-8, 1-3 American Rivers Conference) had more kills (55-47) and more digs (96-92) than the Knights (16-7, 4-0 conference). The two sides were also evenly matched on blocks (seven) and hitting […]

Lima Leads WPU Past Mount Mercy

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Bernardo Lima (Sr., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Exercise Science) found the back of the net twice to guide the Statesmen men’s soccer team to a 2-1 Heart of America Athletic Conference victory over Mount Mercy Wednesday. With the win, William Penn (10-3, 5-1 Heart) has now reached the double-digit plateau for the seventh time in […]

Hat Trick for Navarro Sees Statesmen Beat Mustangs

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa — It was a back-and-forth night at Drost Field as the William Penn women’s soccer team battled against Mount Mercy. Neither team had won a game in Heart of America Athletic Conference play and they each fought hard to earn that first win. Tied at 2-2 and in the dying moments, Iris Navarro (Fr., […]

William Penn Gains Two Spots to #14

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Although it lost once last week, the Statesmen men’s soccer team actually moved up the national list as the NAIA released its fifth top-25 poll Wednesday. Its 3-2 setback to #1 Central Methodist last Saturday was obviously a ‘good’ one in the eyes of the raters as WPU (9-3, 4-1 Heart) has a new program-best […]

Statesmen Squads Ranked in NAIA’s Top 10

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn bowling teams continue to be considered among the best programs in the nation as the NAIA released its first top-10 rating Thursday. The Statesmen men are fourth with 36 points, while SCAD Savannah (Ga.) is first with 50 points and all five first-place votes. Lawrence Tech (Mich.) and Grand View are tied […]

William Penn Swept in Non-Conference Action

William Penn University Athletics

Grinnell, Iowa—The William Penn women’s volleyball team went on the road to play in a non-conference matchup with Grinnell College on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, the game did not go the way the Statesmen (10-13, 5-8 Heart) were hoping as they were defeated by the Pioneers (18-2) in straight sets by the scores of 25-22, 25-22, […]

Dutch men draw in road soccer match

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Neither team could score a goal in 110 minutes as the No. 12 Central College men’s soccer team tied 0-0 at Nebraska Wesleyan University Wednesday night. Central is now 10-1-2 (2-0-1 American Rivers Conference) while Nebraska Wesleyan is now 6-3-3 (0-1-1 conference). “Anytime you can get a point on the road in this […]

Overtime goal downs Central women’s soccer team

Central Dutch Athletics

LINCOLN, NEB. — A goal late in the second half by the Central College women’s soccer team sent the match to overtime, but Nebraska Wesleyan University took a 2-1 win after scoring in the 106th minute Wednesday night. Nebraska Wesleyan improved to 11-1-0 (2-0-0 American Rivers Conference) while Central slips to 5-6-1 (0-3-0 conference). “Soccer […]

Statesmen Grit Out Five-Setter Over Peru State

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa, Iowa—The Statesmen women’s volleyball team returned to their home court for the first time in a week as they took on Peru State in a Heart of America Athletic Conference showdown. William Penn (10-12, 5-8 Heart) was able to grind out a five-set victory over Peru State (7-19, 3-6 Heart) to claim its second […]

         

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