Colleges – Mount Marty

Mount Marty Mauls Concordia In First Game As A Ranked Team In 15 Years

Lancers Improve To 13-2 With 97-70 Victory

Yankton, SD – Lancers run by Concordia 97-70 to finish out their 2019 portion of the season. Leading the Lancers on the evening was Chris King (SR/Des Moines, IA) scoring 30 points on 11-17 shooting from the floor and 8-12 from three. King also added five assists. Colby Johnson (SR/Denver, CO) scored 21 points on 8-11 shooting from the floor and 4-7 from the three-point…

21st-Ranked Coyotes Test Depth In Win Over Mount Marty

Game At South Carolina Looms

VERMILLION, S.D.—No. 21 South Dakota shot a staggering 66.2 percent from the floor as the Coyotes downed Mount Marty 110-39 inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center Wednesday night.   “Tonight our young ladies did a great job of sharing the basketball and played very efficiently on the offensive end,” said USD head coach Dawn Plitzuweit. “We now have to focus…

Culture Shift in Yankton Has Turned Mount Marty into Contenders

YANKTON, SD—There’s a thirst for victory at Mount Marty unlike most any place in the country. “Every game is a statement game for us.” Mount Marty Senior Guard Colby Johnson says. Because they’ve waited a long time to drink it in. “We go into practice with a chip on our shoulders. We haven’t done much in previous years so this…

Coyotes Fend Off Pesky Lancers

USD Men Defeat Mount Marty 94-79

VERMILLION, S.D.—Balanced scoring and 55 percent shooting led to a season-high point total and a 94-79 win against Mount Marty College Friday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The win moved the Coyotes to 7-3 overall and 10-0 against their neighbors from Yankton in a series that first began back in 1983.   Stanley Umude, the preseason Summit…

Lancers Men Outscore Tigers in Wild Game at Corn Palace

Lancers Men Outscore Tigers in Wild Game at Corn Palace

MITCHELL, SD… The KDLT Athlete of the Week Colby Johnson said he wants to be part of a national championship team at Mount Marty. They have already had some high quality wins, but Wednesday’s 106-98 win at the Corn Palace over the 6th-ranked and unbeaten Tigers of DWU will make the NAIA take notice. Jordan Johnson led the Lancers with…

Cheeseman, Carr Lead DWU Past Mount Marty

Cheeseman, Carr Lead DWU Past Mount Marty

MITCHELL, SD… The 13th-ranked DWU women improved to 8-2 with a convincing 73-42 win over Mount Marty Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. The Tigers dynamic duo of Kynedi Cheeseman (NAIA Player of the Week) who led the way with 26 points and Sarah Carr with 25 points outscored the Lancers by themselves. Hannah Williams led Mount Marty with 16…

Johnson Wants a National Title at Mount Marty

Johnson Wants a National Title at Mount Marty

YANKTON, SD….It’s easy to see why Colby Johnson got the chance to play basketball at Mount Marty. “Colby’s a tremendous player both offensively and defensively. He can guard big, he can guard small, he can catch and shoot, he can drive it.” Mount Marty Head Coach Todd Lorensen says. It’s how the Denver native made it to Yankton that makes…

Lancers Off to Great Start After Win Over Jamestown

Lancers Off to Great Start After Win Over Jamestown

  YANKTON, SD… The Lancers of Mount Marty are now 9-2 after Monday’s 93-88 Overtime win over Jamestown on their home floor. It’s the best start in years under new head coach Todd Lorensen who’s blended the young talent recruited by Cody Schilling with some junior college transfers into what has been a very formidable team in early going. Any…

Mount Marty Men Beat #16 Jamestown in OT

Mount Marty Men Beat #16 Jamestown in OT

Yankton, SD – Mount Marty comes away with a thrilling overtime win over Jamestown 93-88 to improve to 9-3 (3-1 GPAC). Leading the Lancers in scoring on the night was Elijah Pappas (JR/Rockford, IL) with 17 points while adding four rebounds, four steals and three assists. Chris King (SR/Des Moines, IA) finished with 16 points and three steals on the…

NAIA BASKETBALL CLASSIC: Mount Marty Finishes Perfect Week With Sweep Of Dakota State

Lancer Men Win 65-51, Women Edge Trojans 81-77

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It was a perfect weekend at the NAIA Classic at the Sanford Pentagon for the Mount Marty basketball programs. Karlee McKinney scored 19 points and Dakota State-transfer Jamie Tebben added 15 to lead the Lancer women to an 81-77 victory over Dakota State in the first game of the NAIA Classic on Sunday afternoon at the…

NAIA CLASSIC: Mount Marty Sweeps Presentation

Women Win 70-53 Followed By 90-54 Men’s Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  –  The Mount Marty Lancers opened the 4th NAIA Classic at the Sanford Pentagon with a sweep of Presentation.  The Lancer women beat the Saints 70-53 in the first game followed by their men prevailing 90-54 on Saturday afternoon. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Mount Marty, Colleges – Presentation, Sports,…

Woodley Excited for Challenge to Start Another Football Program

Woodley Excited for Challenge to Start Another Football Program

YANKTON, SD… New Mount Marty head football coach Mike Woodley has done this before. And he couldn’t resist the temptation to do it again-start a program from scratch. He won an NAIA National Title at Grand View in 2013 and was going to coach 1 more year and retire. But when the offer to start a football team with the…

Mike Woodley Named Mount Marty’s 1st Football Coach

Mike Woodley Named Mount Marty's 1st Football Coach

YANKTON, S.D – Two months ago Mount Marty College (MMC) announced the addition of football to the school’s growing list of varsity athletic offerings. Today, the College is excited to announce the hiring of the program’s inaugural head coach, Mike Woodley. Coach Woodley, currently the head coach at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa, has agreed to take on…

Chris Kassin To Take Over Mount Marty Men’s Hoops

Will maintain dual roles as head coach and Athletic Director

YANKTON, S.D. – Mount Marty College is excited to announce Athletic Director Chris Kassin will assume the head coaching duties of the Lancer Men’s Basketball program. After a nearly five-year coaching hiatus, Kassin will be back on the sidelines, this time leading a rapidly growing Lancer program. A program of which he is very familiar. Kassin, who succeeds Cody Schilling…

NAIA Men’s Basketball Tournament Leaving Sioux Falls For Kansas City

Unified Tournament To Be Held In Longtime KC Home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The NAIA Men’s Basketball National Tournament won’t be in Sioux Falls when the two divisions merge into one after next year. The NAIA announced today that it’s reached an extension agreement with Kansas City to host the unified tournament from 2021 through 2024.  Kansas City has been hosting the Division One Tournament for more than 80…

DWU Sweeps Mount Marty in GPAC Doubleheader at Corn Palace

DWU Sweeps Mount Marty in GPAC Doubleheader at Corn Palace

Women MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used stifling defense to record their 24th win of the season against in-state rival Mount Marty College in a 65-48 Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday at the Corn Palace. MMC jumped on the scoreboard first, taking an early 3-0 lead in the opening minute and a…

Morningside Men March Past Mount Marty

Lancers Fall 94-49

SIOUX CITY, IOWA – Scoring the first 10 points as part of a 27-3 game-opening run helped National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division II second-ranked Morningside College soar in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday, Jan. 5. The Mustangs, rebounding from a midweek loss at the hands of Dakota Wesleyan University, didn’t allow many open offensive chances for the visiting…