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WPU Ends Year at Nationals

William Penn University Athletics

Gulf Shores, Ala.–The Statesmen track and field teams put their best into competition at the 70th Annual Men’s and 41st Annual Women’s Outdoor National Championships last Wednesday through Friday. William Penn battled in five separate events, but unfortunately was unable to score any points in the team standings. The 4×100-meter relay crew of Joel Brown […]

WPU Ready to Take on NAIA’s Best at Nationals

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn track and field teams will send their top athletes into competition in search of national glory as the 70th Men’s and 41st Women’s Outdoor National Championships will be contested this week. The Championships will be held Wednesday through Friday at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala. The […]

Tucker Announces Retirement As Head Men’s Golf Coach

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule has announced the retirement of Steve Tucker as Head Men’s Golf Coach effective May 31. Tucker recently finished his 19th overall season at the helm in his third separate stint; he also headed the women’s program for five years in the late 1990s. He guided the Statesmen to […]

Statesmen Open Nationals in Pairing with Indiana Wesleyan, Bellevue

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s golf team’s return to the final event of the season will feature a pairing with two other Midwest programs as the 27th NAIA National Championship will be contested this week. WPU, which enters the Championship ranked 26th in the NAIA, is making its seventh appearance at nationals and first since 2019. […]

Cleaver Promoted to Associate AD, Stepping Down from Women’s Volleyball Program

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the promotion of Aleesha Cleaver to Associate Athletic Director. In taking on her new role, Cleaver will step down as Head Women’s Volleyball Coach. During her four-year tenure at the helm, she led the Statesmen to a 66-55 record, including three winning campaigns. Cleaver […]

Eldridge Returns to Take Helm of Women’s Volleyball Program

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the hiring of Lauren Eldridge as the new Head Women’s Volleyball Coach. Eldridge comes to WPU from fellow Heart of America Athletic Conference institution Culver-Stockton College, where she served as head coach the past two campaigns. Her two-year stint at C-SC included leading the […]

Kostric Collects Academic All-District Laurel

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Aleksander Kostric (Sr., Koper, Slovenia, Sports Management) accomplished a great deal on and off the lanes in his career and wrapped up his time in the navy and gold by being named to the NAIA All-District 3 At-Large team as part of the Academic All-America program selected by CoSIDA. The senior was selected to the […]

Baldus throws his way to Ohio, national meet

Central Dutch Athletics

ROCK ISLAND, ILL. — Senior discus thrower Theo Baldus (St. Ansgar) got the mark he needed to likely qualify for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a new personal-best effort at the Augustana Midwest Twilight Qualifier Thursday night. No team scores were kept at the meet. Baldus made the finals on […]

Statesmen End Year at #13

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s lacrosse team wrapped up its best season yet by finishing just outside the top 10 as the NAIA released its postseason poll Wednesday. WPU (11-5, 7-3 KCAC) ends its third campaign at #13 with 18 points. The navy and gold are one of five programs from the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference […]

Central golf squads travel to Scotland

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Eighteen members of the Central College men’s and women’s golf teams are making a memorable journey to the sport’s birthplace with a trip to Scotland May 23-June 1. The Dutch will fly to Edinburgh next Monday, then spend four nights in historic St. Andrews and four in North Berwick. Opportunities for play include St. Andrews […]

               

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