Dakota Wesleyan Wins National Championship

(From DWUathletics.com)

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – History has been made as the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team secured its first ever NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship. DWU defeated Concordia University, 82-59 in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship.

Kynedi Cheeseman was named the tournament Most Valuable Player with a 26-point performance in the championship game. Ashley Bray finished with 21 points and five rebounds, while Chesney Nagel finished with 12 points and seven rebounds. Amber Bray tallied four points and six rebounds.

DWU shot 47 percent from the field and 48 percent from three-point range, while outrebounding the Bulldogs, 41-30. The Tigers finish the season with an overall record of 32-6, tying the school record for most wins in a season.