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601 N. Main Street
Mount Pleasant , Iowa 52641
President: Dr. Steven E Titus
Athletic Director: Derek Zander
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[Women's Basketball] Tigers outmatched by Greenville in final home game of semesterDecember 14, 2017
Mount Pleasant, Iowa - December 14, 2017- The Iowa Wesleyan women's basketball team hosted Greenville University in their final home game of the semester last night. After a strong first quarter, the Tigers were unable overcome a balanced attack by the Panthers and suffered a 69-52 loss.
Both teams came ready to play to start the first quarter. Neither team was able to get an advantage over the other. Greenville was the first on the board, but Josie Zerrusen (SR/Effingham, IL) came back with a three pointer for a quick answer for the Tigers. The Panthers went ahead again, but Caitlyn Welch (SR/Braidwood, IL) sank a three pointer for the Tigers to give IW a two point lead with 5:10 remaining in the quarter. Iowa Wesleyan's largest lead of the quarter was four points, but the Panthers would go on a run to close the quarter. They led by six with just over a minute remaining. Darby Massner (JR/Mediapolis, IA) cut the lead to three points to stop the run and bring the score to 16-13 at the end of the first quarter.
[Men's Basketball] Butler Named SLIAC Player of the WeekDecember 11, 2017
Carlinville, Illinois - December 11, 2017 - The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has released their player of the week awards for the week of December 11th. Brock Butler (SR/Palmyra, MO) was selected as the Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his performance against Greenville University.
[Women's Basketball] Three Tigers Reach Double Figures in Loss to CentralDecember 09, 2017
Pella, Iowa - December 9, 2017 - The women's basketball team returned to action this afternoon with a non-conference game against Central College. The Tigers were back to playing against NCAA Division III opponents after playing Drake University earlier in the week in an exhibition contest. Iowa Wesleyan could not overcome a poor first quarter, and suffered an 81-64 loss to the Dutch.
[Men's Basketball] Men's Basketball Comeback Falls Short in Loss to GreenvilleDecember 09, 2017
Mount Pleasant, Iowa - December 9, 2017 - Iowa Wesleyan University hosted Greenville University in a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup this afternoon. After struggling to get their offense going in the first half, the Tigers turned things around in the second half to give the Panthers a scare. IW's comeback fell short despite double-doubles from both Brock Butler (SR/Palmyra, MO) and Jarryd Fernandes (FR/Rozelle, NSW, Australia), and the Tigers fell 126-112 to Greenville.
[Women's Basketball] Women's Basketball Falls to Drake in Exhibition ContestDecember 05, 2017
Des Moines, Iowa - December 5, 2017 - The Iowa Wesleyan University women's basketball team had a break from finals this morning when they traveled to Des Moines, Iowa. The Tigers experienced an NCAA Division I atmosphere first hand when they faced Drake University in an exhibition contest at 11 am.
[IW] Massner Named November Student-Athlete of the MonthDecember 05, 2017
Mount Pleasant, Iowa - December 5, 2017 - Darby Massner (JR/Mediapolis, IA) has been named the November Student-Athlete of the Month by the Iowa Wesleyan University Athletic Department. Massner has been a focal point on the IW women's basketball team so far this season.
[Men's Basketball] Tigers stumble at Spalding for second SLIAC lossDecember 03, 2017
Mount Pleasant, IA - December 3, 2017- The men's basketball team took on Spalding University in yesterday's SLIAC matchup. Iowa Wesleyan was looking to bounce back from a conference loss to Principia, but after struggling to get their offense going in the first half, they dropped their second SLIAC contest by a score of 84-62.
[Women's Basketball] Tigers open conference season with a lossDecember 03, 2017
Mount Pleasant, IA -December 3, 2017 - The Iowa Wesleyan women's basketball team opened up St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic play with a trip to Louisville, Kentucky. They took on Spalding University hoping to turn things around with the start of conference play. Despite big games by Josie Zerrusen (SR/Effingham, IL) and Darby Massner (JR/Mediapolis, IA), the Tigers fell 65-51 to the Golden Eagles.
It took a little bit for the Tigers to settle down and get in the swing of things against Spalding. They were outscored 25-12 in the opening quarter, with the Golden Eagles leading 14-4 in the first three minutes of play. Josie Zerrusen hit back to back three pointers to end the run and bring IW within seven. At the end of the first, Iowa Wesleyan trailed by thirteen.
[Men's Basketball] Comeback Falls Short for Tigers in Home Opener against PrincipiaNovember 29, 2017
Mount Pleasant, IA - November 29, 2017 - The men's basketball team hosted Principia in their home opener in last night's SLIAC basketball action. It was also the conference opener and both teams entered the night looking for their first win. Despite a second half run, but it was not enough as the Tigers would fall 85-78 to the Panthers.
The teams jumped out to a quick pace to start the game in last night's action. At the 16:36 minute mark, the score was tied at 6-6. Principia took the lead on the next possession and was able to build a five point advantage with just under fifteen minutes to go in the half. Jarryd Fernandes (FR/Rozelle, NSW, Australia) started a run for the Tigers, and Mitchell Drey (SR/Gretna, NE) tied the game up at 11-11 with a three point play. Elijah Johnson (SR/Rancho Cucamonga, CA) would put Iowa Wesleyan out in front with a jumper at the 12:10 minute mark. Brock Butler (SR/Palmyra, MO) hit back to back jumpers to give the offense a boost and the Tigers were able to build a seven point lead with just under eight minutes remaining in the first half. Principia would not go away, however, and they were able to regain the lead and take a 42-40 lead into the locker room at the half.
[Women's Basketball] Massner Records Double-Double in Loss at GrinnellNovember 29, 2017
Mount Pleasant, IA - November 29, 2017 - The Iowa Wesleyan women's basketball team was back on the road in last night's action. They took on non-conference opponent, Grinnell College, and were looking to turn things around. The Tigers were unable to come back from a big second quarter by Grinnell, and fell 57-67 for their sixth loss of the season.
Darby Massner (JR/Mediapolis, IA) and Caitlyn Welch (SR/Braidwood, IL) started the Tiger offense off on a positive note, each sinking three pointers for IW's first points of the game. The score was tied up at 6-6 with 6:51 remaining in the quarter, but Massner was able to put IW back in front with a pair of free throws. The free throws started a run for the Tigers that saw their lead extend to ten points with just over four minutes remaining. Grinnell did not go away, however, and were able to get the deficit back down to five points at the end of the first quarter.