While much of this comes down to team culture and coaching, Wartburg has seen its recruitment of local talent pay off, especially in the reigning American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) MVP Emma Gerdes ’20.
The No. 9 Wartburg Women’s Basketball team secured the series sweep over Luther College Wednesday evening.
The Wartburg Men’s Basketball team once again defeated rival Luther College on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The Knights beat the Norse 71-64 to improve to 9-12 overall and 5-7 in American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) play.
Midway through the Battle of the Burgs, the Knights found themselves down 14-3 to their most historic rival: the Augsburg Auggies. The Knights fought toothand-nail in the back-half of the dual however, and Wartburg went on to win the annual bout for the eighth-straight year, blanking the Auggies the rest of the way to win 19-14.
The Wartburg Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams combined to win two overall team and 15 individual titles at the Friday Night Lights meet on Friday, Feb. 7.
The No. 1 Wartburg Wrestling team extended an undefeated season to 15-0 after the Knights defeated the No. 5 Coe College Kohawks, 24-12, in American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) competition.
The No. 10 Wartburg Women’s Basketball team took a 75-55 victory at home over American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) foe Coe College. The Knights improved their record to 16-3 overall and 8-2 in conference.
One of the more popular answers to how to stay active in college is to play intramurals. Intramural sports are very popular among college students, even during their tenure as college athletes.
Following a 24-12 victory over the No. 5 Coe College Kohawks on Thursday, Jan. 30, the focus for the No. 1 Wartburg wrestling program lies squarely on their most historic rival: the No. 2 Augsburg Auggies.
Kyle Briggs ’21 is no newcomer to the wrestling mat. Although the junior is ranked second in the nation at the 184-pound weight class, Briggs hit a major bump in the road his first year at Wartburg.