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Loras still IIAC men’s soccer favorite

Loras still IIAC men’s soccer favorite

Three teams shared the Iowa Conference men’s soccer title a year ago, but the most familiar name nationally is picked to re-claim it outright this year. Loras received six of a possible seven first-place votes and 55 points in the IIAC preseason coaches poll. Wartburg received the other two top […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Men's Soccer, Sports
IIAC women’s soccer coaches vote Wartburg in middle

IIAC women’s soccer coaches vote Wartburg in middle

Wartburg is predicted to tie for third with Dubuque in the Iowa Conference women’s soccer coaches preseason poll, released today. Four-time defending champion Loras, ranked 23rd nationally, is the favorite, taking six of a possible seven first-place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own team). Luther, second in the poll, […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Women's Soccer
Volleyball picked to three-peat

Volleyball picked to three-peat

The Iowa Conference volleyball coaches selected Wartburg to win a third straight league title despite the Knights losing four starters to graduation. The Knights received five of a possible seven first-place votes (coaches cannot vote for their own teams) and 54 total points. Coe, Luther and Loras split the other […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
Ryan Doty delivers a pitch as a senior with the Knights in 2013. -- Wartburg Athletics

Doty promoted to baseball assistant

  The Iowa Conference’s 2013 pitcher of the year is Wartburg’s new assistant coach. Ryan Doty, who also played second base along with pitching for the Knights from 2010-13, was promoted from volunteer to assistant, head coach Joel Holst announced today. Doty replaces Matt Schirm, who left Wartburg to become […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
Volleyball receiving votes in initial poll

Volleyball receiving votes in initial poll

Two-time defending Iowa Conference volleyball champion Wartburg is receiving seven votes in the AVCA preseason coaches top 25 poll, tied for 38th if the poll extended that far. Coe, which was runner-up to the Knights the last two years, is receiving 31 votes, eight spots outside the top 25. Defending […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
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