Iowa Wesleyan University Tigers

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Team Colors: Purple & White
601 N. Main Street
Mount Pleasant , Iowa 52641

Enrollment: 850
Founded: 1842
President: Dr. Steven E Titus
Athletic Director: Derek Zander

Name Title Phone Email
Derek Zander Athletic Director 319-385-6349
Anna Zander Sports Information Director 319-385-6386
BJ Wagy Volleyball Coach 319-385-6305
Mike Richtman Football Coach 319-385-6376
Natalie Taylor Women's Golf Coach 319-385-6271
Kurt Moon Men's Golf Coach 319-750-0195
Tony Odorisio Men's Soccer Coach 319-385-6378
Chris Early Women's Soccer Coach 319-385-6301
Alex Huisman Men's Basketball Coach 319-385-6307
Jack Bruns Women's Basketball Coach 319-385-6332
Mike Hampton Softball Coach 319-385-6303
Blake Beaber Baseball Coach 319-385-6214



  • [Baseball] Baseball Schedule Sees Changes this Week
    March 20, 2018

    Mount Pleasant, Ia. - March 20, 2018 - The Iowa Wesleyan baseball team will have to wait one more day to open up conference play against Blackburn College.  The Tigers were originally set to play the Beavers this afternoon, but due to field conditions, the game has been pushed back a day.

  • [Softball] Tigers Wrap up Games at USCAA Invite
    March 20, 2018

    Mount Pleasant, Ia. - March 20, 2018 - The Iowa Wesleyan softball team competed in their final two games of the USCAA Invite hosted by St. Mary College of the Woods.  The Tigers faced off against Cleary University to start the day and were looking to bounce back from a loss the day before. IW trailed by two runs heading into the seventh, but gave up six runs in the top of the final inning to fall 15-7 to the Cougars.  Iowa Wesleyan wrapped up the day with a non-conference contest against Robert Morris University-Springfield. The Tigers held a one run lead, but the Eagles took the lead in the fifth inning and went on to win 4-3.

    In their game against the Cougars, Iowa Wesleyan trailed after giving up two home runs in the topf of the first inning.  The Tigers were able to get a run back after Alex Eyman (FR/Lockport, IL) took advantage of a walk with two outs. She advanced to second on a passed ball and stole third.  Eyman scored the first run after another passed ball by Cleary.

  • [Softball] Softball Drops Two in First Day of USCAA Invitational
    March 17, 2018

    St. Mary of the Woods, Ind. - March 17, 2018 - The Iowa Wesleyan softball team made a detour on their return home from their spring break trip in Florida to compete in the USCAA Invitational hosted by St. Mary of the Woods College.  The Tiger opened the day against the host school, falling 8-2 to the Pomeroys. IW looked to bounce back in their second day, but they fell 7-2 to Cleary University.

    Iowa Wesleyan fell behind 1-0 to SMWC in the bottom of the first inning, but they were able to get a run back in the top of the third to  tie the game up at 1-1. The Tigers took advantage of back to back errors by the Pomeroys to get two runners on base. McKenzie Copher (JR/Worth, IL) hit into a fielder's choice, which advanced Ashley Machholz (SO/Mediapolis, IA) to second.  Machholz was able to score on a error by the third baseman, scoring the tying run for the Tigers. St. Mary of the Woods plated five runs in the bottom of the third to regain the lead.

  • [Baseball] Tigers Overpowered by RPI in Final Game in Florida
    March 16, 2018

    Auburndale, Fla. - March 16, 2018 - The Iowa Wesleyan baseball team ended their spring break trip with a single game yesterday afternoon.  The final game was the seventh in five days for the Tigers, and IW suffered a 3-20 loss.

    Cody Brown (FR/Pine Top, AZ) started on the mound, coming  off four days rest for the Tigers. Brown and the rest of the IW pitching struggled against RPI and gave up eleven runs through the first three innings.  Iowa Wesleyan recorded six hits through the course of nine innings.

  • [Softball] Softball Falls in Final Games of Spring Break Trip
    March 15, 2018

    Titusville, Fla. - March 15, 2018 - Iowa Wesleyan wrapped up their time in Florida with two games this morning. The Tigers opened the day against Missouri Baptist and followed with a game against Marywood University.  IW could not find an answer for the Spartans, suffering an 0-8 loss in the fourth meeting between the two teams this season. The Tigers hoped to bounce back against Marywood, but after a late rally by the Pacers, IW fell by a score of 5-8.

    The Spartans continued to have the upper hand against Iowa Wesleyan on their spring break trip.  The Tigers had no answer to the pitching by Missouri Baptist, striking out thirteen times and recording just one hit during the game.  Serena Almodovar (FR/Romeoville, IL) led off the bottom of the fourth inning with a single to the pitcher for the lone hit of the game.

  • [Softball] Softball splits on the day, picks up first win of season
    March 14, 2018

    Titusville, Fla. - March 14, 2018 - The Iowa Wesleyan softball team returned from an off day to play two games, one against Missouri Baptist University and a second against Gallaudet University.  IW dropped the first game by a score of 0-11, but came back out to defeat Gallaudet 4-0 in game two.

    Missouri Baptist jumped out to a 4-0 lead over Iowa Wesleyan, and added runs in the second, third, and fifth inning. The Tiger offense could not get the bats going against the Spartans. Iowa Wesleyan finished the game with two hits, one from McKenzie Copher (JR/Worth, IL) and one from Sydnee Stalker (JR/Ottawa, IL).  Both hits came in the bottom of the fourth inning, but IW could not take advantage of the base runners.

  • [Baseball] Tigers Bounce Back in Game Two to Split with Utica
    March 14, 2018

    Auburndale, Fla. - March 14, 2018 - The Tiger baseball team returned to action this morning after an off day yesterday.  Iowa Wesleyan took on Utica College in a double-header, and after falling 2-15 in the first game, IW bounced back to win game two 5-4.

    The Tigers got off to a slow start against the Pioneers, falling behind 0-2 in the first inning. Utica added two more runs in the top of the third inning to take a 4-0 advantage over Iowa Wesleyan.  IW's defense gave up four more runs in the fourth, and Utica had a seven run top of the fifth inning to take a 15-0 lead over the Tigers. Iowa Wesleyan was finally able to get on the board in the bottom of the sixth inning.

  • [Women's Basketball] Massner Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team
    March 14, 2018

    Austin, Texas - March 14, 2018  - The Academic All-America® Division III Men's and Women's Basketball Teams were announced Wednesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

    There were 15 women named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® team, and the average GPA of the team was 3.95, which was matched by the members of the first team.  Of the 15 women, six had perfect 4.0 GPAs. Iowa Wesleyan's own Darby Massner (JR/Mediapolis, IA), a junior from Mediapolis, Iowa, is one of the six individuals who has a 4.0.

  • [Softball] Softball Struggles to get Offense Going against Spartans
    March 13, 2018

    Titusville, Fla. - March 13, 2018 - Iowa Wesleyan's offensive struggles continued into the second day of play when they took on Missouri Baptist University.  IW suffered a 0-15 loss and a 1-13 loss to the Spartans after recording just seven hits over the course of two games.

    The Tigers opened up the day with an 8:30 am first pitch in game one.  IW was held scoreless and recorded just four hits in the game. Ashlee Machholz led off the game with a single. She advanced to second on an error by the catcher, but the Tigers were unable to capitalize and ended the inning without scoring.  

  • [Baseball] St. Scholastica Proves to be too much for Tigers
    March 12, 2018

    Auburndale, Fla. - March 12, 2018 - The Iowa Wesleyan baseball team was looking to bounce back from two losses in yesterday's opening games of their spring break trip.  The Tigers had a tough test ahead of them this afternoon, as they faced the College of Saint Scholastica, who entered the day 3-0. IW dropped both games, falling 0-5 and 2-13 to the Saints.

    Austin Christian (SR/Arlington, TX) made his first appearance on the mound this season, and was a little rusty in the opening innings.  The Saints were able to plate two runs in each of the first two innings, and they added a run in the third.