SPORTS MARCH 12, 2018Written by John Kuhens on March 12, 2018
On the sports scene today the MPHS girl’s track team will run in Ames at the Iowa State indoor facility.
The Iowa Wesleyan softball team opened their season Sunday afternoon with a double-header against Keiser University for their first series of their spring break trip. The Tigers dropped both games of the double-header, falling 10-0 and 13-2 to the Seahawks. In the opening game, Iowa Wesleyan was held hitless. Iowa Wesleyan will return to action this morning at 8:30 EST against Missouri Baptist University
Iowa Wesleyan baseball team opened up their spring break trip against Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham Sunday afternoon. The Tigers offense struggled throughout both games, leading to a 9-1 opening game loss, and a 7-2 loss in the second game of the double-header.Iowa Wesleyan is now 5-3 on the season. They will face the College of Saint Scholastica today in a non-conference double-header. First pitch is set for 3 pm EST.
Cole Erickson former Mediapolis High School Wrestler finished 3rd in the 157 pound weight class in the NCAA Division Three wrestling tournament in Cleveland on Saturday. Erickson wrestles for Coe College in Cedar Rapids.
FINAL SCORE OF WOMEN’S MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT GAME: Drake 75, UNI 63. Bulldogs qualify for the Big Dance, Iowa will go also. They find out tomorrow where.
Yesterday was selection Sunday for the D-1 men’s basketball teams March Madness, none of Iowa’s men’s basketball teams will be invited to the Big Dance.
The Iowa Wesleyan Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame & Awards Ceremony will be held Friday April 27th 2018. The 2018 Hall of Fame inductees will be Chuck Harnisch class of 1957 for football. Mark Willis class of 1970 for football and Heather Bell Davis class of 1997 for basketball. The evening will begin with a 6:30 pm social hour, the ceremony will begin at 7 pm.