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Warriors Honored as Champions of Character

Warriors Honored as Champions of Character

Five Waldorf College student-athletes were named fall sports Champions of Character by the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA). Each fall sports head coach nominated a recipient for the NSAA Champions of Character award. Through the Champions of Character program, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the NSAA schools provide training for student-athletes and


Waldorf’s Gott earns NSAA Player of the Week honors

MacKenzie Gott, a forward on the Waldorf College women’s basketball team, earned North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Player-of-the-Week honors on Monday. Gott produced a double-double, scoring 16 points and pulling down 17 rebounds to lead the Warriors (1-4) to a 50-45 victory over Grace University (3-6) this past Saturday at Forest City. The 5-foot-11 senior


Waldorf Pulls Past Grace, Earns First Win

The Waldorf College women’s basketball team notched its first win of the season, pulling past Grace University in a 50-45 victory on Saturday. “It’s always good to get that first win just from a confidence and morale standpoint,” Waldorf coach Katie Schutjer said. “Obviously, it wasn’t pretty, but a win is a win.” Mackenzie Gott led the Warriors


Waldorf’s Clark Named NAIA Scholar Athlete

Waldorf College men’s cross country runner Cody Clark was announced as a Daktronics-National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Scholar Athlete on Saturday. Clark, a senior from Lexington, S.C., earned the academic honor for the second straight season. In order to be nominated for Scholar Athlete recognition, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average


Cougars Shoot Past Waldorf in Exhibition

Hot shooting in the second half propelled the University of Sioux Falls to an 80-57 win over the Waldorf College men’s basketball team during Saturday’s exhibition matchup. NCAA Division II’s Cougars (3-1) went 49.2 percent from the field on 30-of-61 shooting, including a 13-of-27 (48.1-percent) performance from 3-point range. After going 10-of-28 (35.7 percent) from