Athletics News

June 7, 2017 Spring Academic All-Iowa Conference Team Announced The 2017 Spring Academic All-Iowa Conference Team has been announced with Buena Vista landing 16 student-athletes on this year's list.
June 5, 2017 2017 BVU Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Announced Four new members, as well as one team, will be enshrined into the Buena Vista University Athletic Hall of Fame this fall during halftime ceremonies of the BVU and Central College football game on Saturday, September 16, 2017 inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
May 23, 2017 Madison Spear Named All-Region by USTFCCCA Buena Vista senior Madison Spear is an All-Region performer for the Outdoor Track & Field season in the 100m hurdles.
May 23, 2017 Jacob Hadaway Lands Second Team All-Region by ABCA/Rawlings Buena Vista senior starting pitcher, Jake Hadaway, has been named a Second Team All-Central Region performer by the America Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings as announced on Tuesday.
May 23, 2017 Dalton Mason Named to D3baseball.com All-Region Third Team Buena Vista senior relief pitcher, Dalton Mason, has landed a spot on this year's All-Central Region Third Team as announced by D3baseball.com on Tuesday.
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
May 18, 2017 Habermann and Brace Named to All-IIAC Men's Tennis Teams The Buena Vista men's tennis team has been represented following the season with a pair of individuals landing spots on the All-Iowa Conference Men's Tennis Teams.
May 17, 2017 Schmidt Named First Team All-Region by NFCA Buena Vista senior designated player Marissa Schmidt has been named a First Team All-Region Performer as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
May 17, 2017 Five Baseball Players Awarded All-IIAC Accolades The Iowa Conference announced its 2017 All-IIAC Baseball Team Tuesday afternoon, and five Buena Vista players were named to either the First or Second Teams with one other earning Honorable Mention honors.
May 13, 2017 Baseball Sees Season End in Hearbreaking Fashion The Buena Vista baseball team saw its bid for a spot in Saturday afternoon's Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament championship game come up short in heartbreaking fashion as it blew a four-run lead late during a 5-4 heartbreaking loss to fifth-seed Coe College.
May 13, 2017 Men's Track Wraps up IIAC Outdoor Championships on Saturday Senior Kyle Wessling placed third, earning him all-conference recognition, in the men's javelin on Saturday afternoon during the final day of competition of the IIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by BVU.
May 13, 2017 Women's Track and Field Finishes Seventh at IIAC Outdoor Championships The Buena Vista women's track and field team wrapped up the IIAC Outdoor Championships inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon with two more all-conference performances on Saturday afternoon, giving them three overall.
May 12, 2017 Wessling Takes Fourth in Decathlon; Beavers Score Points in Field Events Senior Kyle Wessling moved up one spot and finished fourth in the decathlon which concluded on Friday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, and he was the high finisher on the day for the Buena Vista men's track team during the first full day of the Iowa Conference Championships, hosted by BVU.
May 12, 2017 Runneberg Earns First All-IIAC Honors; Handful More into Saturday's Finals Buena Vista sophomore Brooke Runneberg tied for second with her career-best leap of 1.59m in the high jump on Friday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, as the Beaver women's track team competed on the first full day of action during the IIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
May 12, 2017 Baseball Comeback Falls Short against Top-Seed Wartburg The Buena Vista baseball team couldn't hold onto a pair of early leads on Friday afternoon against top-seed Wartburg College, but still managed to rally in the ninth inning but came up a little short in a 9-6 loss to the Knights.
May 11, 2017 Beavers Go 2-0 on Opening Day of IIAC Baseball Tournament Sophomore Peyton Renning came through with a walk-off single to lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a thrilling 5-4 victory over Central College to begin Thursday's Iowa Conference Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids. BVU then turned around and blanked second-seed Dubuque, 2-0, on the strength of a complete-game shutout from senior Jake Hadaway.
May 11, 2017 Wessling is Fifth in Decathlon after Day 1 of IIAC Outdoor Championships Buena Vista senior Kyle Wessling was Buena Vista's lone participant on the opening day of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, and he's in fifth after the first five events of the men's decathlon which will conclude on Friday morning.
May 9, 2017 Bycroft and Schmidt Earn First Team All-IIAC ACcolades The Buena Vista softball team has a pair of First Team All-Iowa Conference players this season as the teams were announced by the league office on Tuesday.
May 8, 2017 Women Track and Field with Several High Finishes at Loras College The Buena Vista women's track and field team competed at the Loras College Dr. Tucker Invite on Friday afternoon as the team was in action for the final time leading up to the Iowa Conference Championships beginning May 11.
May 8, 2017 Men's Track & Field Runs at Loras Invite in Advance of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's track and field team took part in Loras College's Dr. Tucker Invite on Friday afternoon in Dubuque, and the Beavers turned in solid efforts in what is their final tune-up before the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships which begin on May 11.
May 6, 2017 Baseball Wins Series against Kohawks to Close Out Regular Season The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up its regular season on Saturday afternoon by winning the three-game weekend series at Coe College after splitting a doubleheader with the Kohawks. Coe scored a pair of late runs to take the opener, 3-1, before BVU hung on for a 7-5 victory in the nightcap.
May 5, 2017 Men's Golf Improves Scores from Last Week's Opening Rd of IIAC Championships Jacob Norgaard turned in a team-best 86 on Friday afternoon with Logan Madren and Sam Pulkrabek each carding 88's, as the Buena Vista men's golf team posted the best overall improvement by 33 strokes off last week's opening round.
May 5, 2017 Johnson's Late HR Breaks Game Open as BVU Rolls Past Coe Senior Cam Johnson entered the game late for Buena Vista and made his presence felt right away by blasting a three-run home run during a five-run eighth inning that helped lift the Beaver baseball team to a 10-2 series-opening road victory against Coe College.
May 5, 2017 Late Rally Falls Short as BVU Eliminated from IIAC Tournament Wartburg scored three runs in the second inning to take a 4-1 lead, and the Knights would hold off a late comeback by the Beaver softball team on Friday afternoon, defeating BVU 4-3 to begin the IIAC Tournament.
May 2, 2017 Baseball Wins Series over Loras with 4-2 Victory on Tuesday Kolby Hilgenberg doubled home the tying run in the sixth and scored on Devin Wagenman's sacrifice fly while Kendall Candor added a key insurance run in the eighth to help lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a 4-2 Iowa Conference victory at Loras College on Tuesday night to complete the series win.
May 1, 2017 Beaver Football Announces Info for Annual Hershberger Golf Outing The annual Hershberger Golf Outing, hosted by the Buena Vista football program, will be held on Friday, July 28 at Lake Creek Country Club, Storm Lake., starting at 10:00am
April 29, 2017 Baseball Wraps up Home Schedule by Winning Series over Simpson After dropping a tough 3-2 decision in game one of Saturday's doubleheader versus Simpson, the Buena Vista baseball team erupted for a 12-2 (7 inning) victory over the Storm in the finale. The games were the final home contests for the team this season.
April 29, 2017 Beavers Notch Back-to-Back 20-Win Seasons with Split against Wartburg For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Buena Vista softball team has posted back-to-back 20-win seasons after rallying late in game two of Saturday's doubleheader against visiting Wartburg College for a wild 14-10 victory. The Knights won the opener, 7-3.
April 28, 2017 Men's Golf in 9th after Weather-Shortened Opening Weekend at IIAC Championships Good ole mother nature has disrupted the opening weekend of the Iowa Conference's Men's Golf Championships at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, forcing just 18 holes to be played on Friday and no golf taking place on Saturday. BVU is in 9th after Friday's opening round.
April 28, 2017 Hadaway Shines in BVU's 2-1 Win over Simpson Jacob Hadaway allowed just one run and one hit over eight innings while Noah Paper and Devon Harms drove in one run each, as the Buena Vista baseball team began its final home series of the year with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Simpson College on Friday night on what was a frigid night for baseball.
April 26, 2017 Baseball Finishes with DH Split with Loras on Wednesday On a frigid evening for baseball, the Buena Vista baseball team hosted Loras College for an Iowa Conference doubleheader on Wednesday, and the two teams split the two games with BVU taking the first, 3-1, and Loras winning the nightcap, 6-2.
April 25, 2017 Beavers Split at Dubuque in Final Road DH The Buena Vista softball team traveled to the University of Dubuque on Tuesday afternoon for its final regular season road doubleheader of the year. The Beavers took the opener, 5-2, before the Spartans scored four runs in the fourth inning of game two en route to a 6-2 victory.
April 24, 2017 BREAKING: Baseball DH with Loras Pushed Back to Wednesday With a high percentage of rain in the forecast for Tuesday, the originally scheduled baseball doubleheader at home with Loras College has been postponed to Wednesday, April 26, at 3:30pm.
April 23, 2017 Men's Track and Field Competes at Sioux City Relays The Buena Vista men's track and field team continued its spring schedule over the weekend by taking part in the 53rd annual Sioux City Relays held inside of Olsen Stadium.
April 23, 2017 Women's Track & Field with Strong Performances at Sioux City Relays The 53rd annual Sioux City Relays were held on Friday and Saturday inside of Olsen Stadium on the campus of Morningside College where the Buena Vista women's track and field team had more strong performances.
April 23, 2017 Men's Tennis Edged in a Pair of Matches at Lincoln Despite two more wins by its number one doubles tandem of Chris Habermann and Jesse Brace, the Buena Vista men's tennis team came up just short in a pair of matches away from home on Saturday, falling at Nebraska Wesleyan, 6-3, and to Concordia (Neb.) 7-2.
April 23, 2017 Women's Golfers Close Out Season by Hosting BVU Spring Invite The Buena Vista women's golf team took to the course for the first time this spring when it hosted the annual BVU Spring Invite out at Lake Creek Country Club on Saturday.
April 22, 2017 Fourth-Ranked Luther Sweeps BVU Softball on Saturday The Buena Vista softball team put its four-game overall win streak on the line Saturday afternoon when it traveled to fourth-ranked Luther College for an Iowa Conference doubleheader. The Norse, however, would come away with a pair of wins, taking the opener in five innings, 8-0, before a walk-off hit in game two gave them a 6-5 win.
April 22, 2017 Beaver Baseball Drops First IIAC Series of the Year Wartburg College used a five-run sixth inning during Saturday's opener and a four-run eighth inning of the nightcap to go on and sweep the Buena Vista baseball team by scores of 6-2 and 7-3.
April 21, 2017 Wartburg Hands BVU 10-2 Loss to Open Weekend Series Wartburg College used a seven-run first inning on Friday night to break things wide open, as the Knights went on to hand the Buena Vista baseball team a tough 10-2 road loss to open up the three-game weekend series in Waverly.
April 20, 2017 Men's Tennis Falls to Morningside in Home Finale on Wednesday The Buena Vista men's tennis team wrapped up its 2017 spring home schedule on Wednesday afternoon with a non-conference home match against Morningside College. The Mustangs spoiled the finale for the Beavers with an 8-1 victory.
April 18, 2017 Softball Sweeps Neb. Wesleyan to Push Win Streak to Four The Buena Vista softball team put up a handful of crooked numbers on Tuesday night, and that resulted in a pair of lopsided victories over Nebraska Wesleyan in Storm Lake. BVU took the opener 8-2 before completing the sweep with a 12-5 triumph.
April 17, 2017 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader from Dutch to Win Season Series After suffering a 10-1 loss to Central College on Sunday night, the Buena Vista baseball team clawed and scratched its way back to earn a doubleheader sweep on Monday afternoon, including a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind victory in the nightcap.
April 17, 2017 Schmidt's Walk-Off Grand Slam Completes DH Sweep of Storm Trailing 5-3 with two outs in the seventh inning, senior Marissa Schmidt came through in a huge way on Monday afternoon with a game-winning, walk-off grand slam to dead center field to help cap off a doubleheader sweep of Simpson College. BVU took the opener over the Storm, 9-3.
April 17, 2017 Dutch Snap Beavers Win Streak with Series Opening Win The bats went silent for the Buena Vista baseball team on Sunday night, and Central College broke the game open with a four-run fourth inning, as the Beavers fell to the Dutch in the series opener, 10-1.
April 13, 2017 Men's Track and Field Wraps up Red Raider Open on Thursday The Buena Vista men's track and field team wrapped up the two-day Northwestern College Red Raider Open on Thursday with a handful of strong performances.
April 13, 2017 Another Strong Showing for Women's Track & Field Team The Buena Vista women's track and field team took part in the Northwestern College Red Raider Open and finished up competition on Thursday afternoon with a handful of more top performances.
April 13, 2017 BREAKING: Baseball & Softball Schedule Changes for Weekend Games Due to a strong chance of inclement weather on both Friday and Saturday, changes have been made to the Buena Vista baseball and softball games scheduled to be played in Storm Lake over the weekend.
April 12, 2017 Habermann and Brace Pick up 14th Doubles Win of the Year The doubles tandem of Chris Habermann and Jesse Brace keep finding ways to win as they picked up their fourth straight win when they posted an 8-4 triumph in their match Wednesday afternoon at home against Iowa Central CC. The Tritons did, however, defeat BVU overall, 8-1.
April 12, 2017 #14 Dutch Sweep Beaver Softball on Wednesday Afternoon The Buena Vista softball team was back in Iowa Conference play Wednesday afternoon down in Pella, Iowa, as the Beavers played a doubleheader at 14th-ranked Central College. The Dutch, who are currently atop the IIAC standings, swept BVU by scores of 2-0 and 10-5.
April 11, 2017 Baseball Holds on for Thrilling 8-7 Win over Neb. Wesleyan Buena Vista nearly surrendered an 8-1 lead late, but a great defensive play with the tying run on third gave the Beavers an 8-7 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan on Tuesday night to complete the season sweep of the Prairie Wolves.
April 9, 2017 Beavers Slug Their Way to DH Sweep of Carleton on Sunday The Buena Vista baseball team blasted five home runs combined in Sunday's doubleheader, including a walk-off in the opener, as the Beavers began its 2017 home schedule with a non-conference doubleheader sweep of Carleton College.
April 10, 2017 Softball Splits on Final Day of Illinois Wesleyan Tournament It was a rough start for the Buena Vista softball team after an 11-3 loss to Illinois Wesleyan to begin the final day of the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament, but the Beavers capped the day and the tournament with a narrow 3-1 win over Anderson (Ind.) to avenge a loss to them on Saturday.
April 8, 2017 Women's Track & Field Crowns Four Champs at Dordt Outdoor Invite Four champions were crowned on Saturday afternoon for the Buena Vista women's track team as it competed at the Dordt College Outdoor Open in Sioux Center.
April 8, 2017 Strong Performances for Men's Track & Field at Dordt Open The Buena Vista men's track and field team had 10 top-5 performances on Saturday as the team competed at the Dordt College Open in Sioux Center.
April 8, 2017 Softball Drops Games to Anderson and DePauw at Ill. Wesleyan Tourney The Buena Vista softball team is taking part in the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament over the weekend, and the Beavers got things started on Saturday morning with losses to Anderson (Ind.) and DePauw by 63 and 7-2 scores, respectively.
April 8, 2017 Men's Golf Takes 12th at Wartburg Spring Invite Sam Pulkrabceck turned in rounds of 78 and 81 to lead the Buena Vista men's golf team during the Wartburg College Spring Invite on Friday and Saturday, as the Beavers carded a two-day total 681 to finish 12th.
April 5, 2017 Habermann and Brace Pick up 13th Doubles Win during BVU's 8-1 Loss to Wartburg Buena Vista's number one double team of Chris Habermann and Jesse Brace improved to 13-6 on the year as they cruised to an 8-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon during BVU's Iowa Conference home loss to Wartburg College.
April 4, 2017 Softball Rallies Late in Game Two to Salvage DH Split at #12 Coe After being roughed up in a 14-2 (5 inning) loss in the opener of Tuesday's Iowa Conference doubleheader at 12th-ranked Coe College, the Buena Vista softball team put together a late rally in the nightcap with five runs over the final two innings to win 6-3 (8 innings) and earn a split.
April 4, 2017 Baseball Sweeps DH at Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista baseball team secured its third straight series win to begin the Iowa Conference schedule after sweeping Tuesday's doubleheader at Nebraska Wesleyan by scores of 6-0 and 6-4.
April 3, 2017 Men's Golf Finishes 15th at the Loras Spring Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up its four-day, two-event trip to begin the spring season on Monday afternoon with a 15th place finish at the Loras College Spring Invite.
April 4, 2017 Dana Christen Promoted to Associate Head Women's Basketball Coach Buena Vista assistant women’s basketball coach Dana Christen has been promoted to associate head coach as announced by BVU Director of Athletics Jack Denholm this week.
April 1, 2017 Men's Golf Finishes Strong at Knox College Prairie Fire Invite After a rough start to the Knox College Spring Invite on Friday, the Buena Vista men's golf team showed signs of improvement during Saturday's final round and moved up three spots in the team leaderboard after posting a 337.
April 2, 2017 Softball Sweeps Doubleheader at Minnesota-Morris The Buena Vista softball team stepped out of conference play on Sunday afternoon to play a non-conference road doubleheader at Minnesota-Morris, and the Beavers had the bats going all day en route to a sweep of the Cougars by scores of 12-6 and 8-1.
April 1, 2017 Women's Track & Field Opens Spring Season on Saturday The Buena Vista women's track and field team also got its spring schedule underway on Saturday by competing on its own ground, hosting the BVU Outdoor Invite inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
April 1, 2017 Men's Track & Field Opens Spring Season by Hosting BVU Invite It was a solid start to the spring season for the Buena Vista men's track and field team on Saturday, as the Beavers took fourth overall during its own Invite which took place inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
April 1, 2017 Baseball Wins Series over Spartans with DH Split on Saturday Ethan McHenry provided the late-game insurance in game one of Saturday's doubleheader to help secure the Buena Vista baseball team's series win over Dubuque. The Spartans did, however, come back to avoid the sweep with a 6-1 win in game two.
April 1, 2017 Men's Tennis Earns First IIAC Victory of the Year The Buena Vista men's tennis team continued its home schedule today with a pair of Iowa Conference matches, including a 7-2 victory over Simpson College to start the day. The Beavers would then fall later in the day to Central College, 7-2.
April 1, 2017 Beavers Walk-off in Home Opener to Earn DH Split with Loras The Buena Vista softball team played its home opener on Saturday afternoon against Loras College, and the Beavers came back with two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to win the opener, 3-2. The Duhawks then salvaged the split with an 8-3 win in the nightcap.
March 31, 2017 Habermann Picks up Singles Win in Loss to Norse Buena Vista senior Chris Habermann picked up his fourth singles win of the year on Friday afternoon, but it wasn't quite enough as the Buena Vista men's tennis team dropped a tough 8-1 Iowa Conference home match to Luther College (11-2, 2-0 IIAC).
March 31, 2017 Baseball Takes Series Opener at Dubuque Jake Hadaway pitched six strong innings and got some timely offensive behind him to help lift the Buena Vista baseball team to a series-opening, 4-3, road victory at the University of Dubuque on Friday afternoon.
March 26, 2017 Baseball Splits DH with Norse to Win IIAC Opening Series The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up both its IIAC opening series and its spring break trip on Saturday afternoon by splitting a doubleheader against Luther College by taking the opener 5-1 before letting a lead slip away in the nightcap to fall 6-4.
March 24, 2017 Late Rally Pushes Beavers to 4-2 Win over Luther in IIAC Opener Jake Hadaway pitched seven innings, allowing just two unearned runs, and the Buena Vista baseball team scored three runs in the seventh inning to help lift it to a thrilling 4-2 victory against Luther College in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams played in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday afternoon.
March 23, 2017 Beavers Drop Heartbreaker before Ending Spring Trip with Win over Wooster The Buena Vista softball team saw its late 8-3 lead evaporate over the final few innings on Thursday morning before eventually falling, 11-10, in eight innings against Hendrix. The Beavers, however, bounced back and ended its spring trip in convincing fashion with a 7-0 victory over Wooster.
March 22, 2017 Softball Edges St. Olaf 1-0 to Earn Split of Games on Wednesday St. Catherine pulled away late in the first game of the day on Wednesday, scoring four runs in the final two innings to defeat BVU, 5-0. The Beavers, however, came back in their final game of the day by taking a 1-0 thriller against St. Olaf.
March 22, 2017 Oberlin Hands BVU an 8-2 Loss on Wednesday Playing its final contest before opening up Iowa Conference play on Friday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team faced Oberlin College for the second time in three days, but its was the Yeomen coming out on top this time around, 8-2.
March 20, 2017 Baseball with a Pair of Comeback Wins on Monday The Buena Vista baseball team ran its overall win streak to three games with a pair of thrilling comeback victories on Monday over Carthage and Kalamazoo, respectively, during the annual Tucson Invitational.
March 19, 2017 Men's Tennis Falls 6-1 to North Central in Spring Break Opener The Buena Vista men's tennis team began its spring break action on Sunday afternoon at Hilton Head, S.C., but dropped its opener against North Central, 6-1.
March 19, 2017 Softball Edged in Extra's before Cruising Past MCLA The Buena Vista softball team split a pair of games for the second straight day, and after losing a tough eight-inning defeat in the opener the team responded with a big 13-1 rout of MCLA to end the day.
March 19, 2017 Baseball Blanks Oberlin 8-0 on Sunday Buena Vista jumped out to a 4-0 lead after its first at-bat on Sunday against Oberlin, and that proved to be more than enough offense, as Jake Lewis pitched six shutout innings to help BVU blank Oberlin, 8-0.
March 18, 2017 Softball Moves Record to 5-1 with Split of Games on Day Two in Florida Keely Bycroft did it with her arm and her bat on Saturday as the Buena Vista softball team began the day with a 10-0 victory over Elmhurst before suffering its first loss of the season, a 6-0 setback against Hope in the nightcap.
March 17, 2017 Softball Starts Spring Trip with a Pair of Victories The offense was in full swing down in the warm Florida weather on Friday as the Buena Vista softball team began its 2017 spring break trip with victories over Carthage and Benedictine by 5-2 and 11-2 (5inn.) scores, respectively.
March 13, 2017 Drey Lands Second Team All-Region Accolades by D3hoops.com Buena Vista senior forward Kennedy Drey continues to bring in the postseason accolades by being named to the D3hoops.com All-West Region Second Team on Monday.
March 10, 2017 Softball with DH Sweep at Westminster to Open 2017 Campaign Some timely hitting and dominant pitching helped the Buena Vista softball team begin its 2017 season on Friday afternoon with a doubleheader road sweep at Westminster College (Mo.). The Beavers picked up 3-2 and 4-1 victories, respectively.
March 6, 2017 Hamline Sweeps Doubleheader from BVU The Buena Vista team was looking to bounce back on Monday following its first two losses of the season, but the Beavers struggled to get much going offensively during 8-3 and 14-0 setbacks to Hamline University inside of U.S. Bank Stadium.
March 6, 2017 Beavers Suffer First Setbacks of the Year The Buena Vista baseball team got to experience first-hand the newly constructed U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday night with a doubleheader against Bethel University, but the Beavers came on the short-end of the scoring in both games, falling 6-3 in the opener and 9-4 in the nightcap.
March 2, 2017 Demers Named Second Team All-IIAC The Iowa Conference announced its 2017 All-Iowa Conference women's basketball teams on Thursday, and Buena Vista junior Jasmine Demers was voted to the Second Team.
March 2, 2017 Beavers Land Multiple All-IIAC Accolades; Jeffries Named Defensvie Player of the Year The Iowa Conference announced its all-conference men's basketball teams on Thursday, and Buena Vista had a pair of selections along with an honorable mention honoree. Junior David Jeffries was also voted by the league coaches as the Defensive Player of the Year.
February 28, 2017 BVU to Host Spring Sport Kickoff Event The Buena Vista Athletic Department has announced plans to host a preview night for its spring sports teams on Wednesday, March 8, at Lake Avenue Lounge in downtown Storm Lake.
February 28, 2017 Hilgenberg and Hadaway Sweep IIAC Player of the Week Accolades The Buena Vista baseball team got its season off to a 3-0 start this past weekend, and as a result have also landed both the IIAC Position Player and Pitcher of the Week honors.
February 28, 2017 Brody Rohach Hired to BVU Football Coaching Staff Buena Vista head football coach, Grant Mollring, has added another piece to his coaching staff with the hiring of Brody Rohach as the team's wide receiver coach.
February 26, 2017 Baseball Improves to 3-0 with Second Win over Fontbonne Buena Vista scored three times in the fifth and added five big insurance runs in the eighth to pull away from Fontbonne en route to a 9-4 victory and a 3-0 start to the season.
February 25, 2017 Sampson Becomes Indoor Champ in the 800m Senior Ben Sampson claimed the lone title for the Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team on Saturday during the IIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships by winning the 800m run after finishing as runner-up a season ago.
February 25, 2017 Women's Indoor Track and Field Takes Sixth at IIAC Indoor Championships Madison Spear turned in a runner-up finish in the 55m hurdles to help highlight the day for the Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team that posted several personal best and top-eight finishes on the final day of the IIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at the University of Dubuque.
February 25, 2017 Kerkhoff and Garcia Take Sixth at NCAA Regionals Senior Ernesto Garcia and sophomore Brad Kerkhoff capped off the NCAA Central Regional Tournament on Saturday with sixth place finishes to help lead the Buena Vista wrestling team.
February 24, 2017 Beall Takes Runner-up in Shot Put on First Day of IIAC Indoor Championships Sophomore Drew Beall got the Iowa Conference Indoor Championships off to a strong start for the Beaver men on Friday evening by setting a new school record in the shot put en route to landing runner-up accolades in the event.
February 25, 2017 Women's 4x200 Claims All-IIAC Accolades with Third Place Finish It was a strong start to the 2017 Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field championships for Buena Vista on Friday, with the day highlighted by the third-place finish of the 4x200 meter relay team.
February 24, 2017 Baseball Plates 24 Runs and Goes 2-0 on Opening Day The bats appeared to be in mid-season form on Friday as the Buena Vista baseball team began its 2017 campaign with a pair of lopsided victories down in St. Louis over both Fontbonne and UW-Platteville, respectively.
February 23, 2017 Knights Pull Away Late to End Season for Women's Hoops Claudia Larsen turned in 14 points and Jasmine Demers added 12, but it wasn't quite enough in the end, as top-seed and ninth-ranked Wartburg College would outscore BVU 22-11 in the fourth quarter en route to an 82-67 victory over the Beavers.
February 23, 2017 Baseball to Open Season Saturday at Fontbonne The start of another Buena Vista baseball season is upon us as the Beavers will throw their first pitch of the 2017 campaign on Friday and Saturday when they play three games at Fontbonne University in St. Louis. BVU begins play with the host school starting at noon on Friday.
February 22, 2017 Thursday's Women's IIAC Semifinal Game Time Moved Up Thursday night's Iowa Conference semifinal women's basketball tournament game at top-seed Wartburg College has been bumped up to a 6:00pm tip-off due to the expected winter storm that is forecasted to move into the state beginning later Thursday night.
February 22, 2017 Women's Hoops to Face Top Seed Wartburg in IIAC Semifinals on Thursday The Buena Vista women's basketball team is back into the Iowa Conference Tournament semifinals, and this time around will travel to top-seed Wartburg on Thursday night for a chance to earn a spot into Saturday's championship game with a win over the 10th-ranked Knights.
February 22, 2017 Schedule Adjustments Made to Baseball's Season Opening Games With inclement weather expected in the St. Louis area over the weekend, the Buena Vista baseball games originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday have now been bumped up by one day. Games will now be played on Friday and Saturday instead of Saturday-Sunday.
March 9, 2017 Six BVU Student-Athletes Named to IIAC Winter All-Academic Team The Iowa Conference announced its 2016-17 winter-sport All-Academic Team on Thursday, and six Buena Vista student-athletes were listed among the 124-member team.
February 22, 2017 Men's Basketball Season Ends with Home Loss to Wartburg in IIAC Tournament The Buena Vista men's basketball team saw its season come to an end on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Iowa Conference Tournament, as Wartburg College hung on in the end for a 74-68 triumph inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 22, 2017 Beavers Eliminate Kohawks and Move into Semifinals Sophomore Holly Schneider led four starters in double figures with a career-high 21 points on Tuesday night, and the fourth-seeded Buena Vista women's basketball team moved onto Thursday night's semifinals of the Iowa Conference Tournament with an 80-66 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse over fifth-seed Coe College.
February 21, 2017 Men's Basketball Hosting Wartburg in IIAC Quarterfinals Tonight The Buena Vista men's basketball team looks to put the tough regular season ending behind itself, and now shift its focus on going after the team's eighth Iowa Conference Tournament title when it begins IIAC Tournament play tonight by hosting sixth-seed Wartburg College.
February 21, 2017 Women's Basketball Hosting Coe to Tip-off IIAC Tournament Tonight The Buena Vista women's basketball team tips-off Iowa Conference Tournament play tonight inside of Siebens Fieldhouse where it will host fifth-seed Coe College at 6:00pm.
February 20, 2017 WHITE OUT Event Planned for Tuesday's BVU IIAC Tournament Basketball Games The Buena Vista basketball teams will each host a first round Iowa Conference Tournament game on Tuesday, February 21, and the night has been tabbed as a WHITE OUT Event. All fans attending either game are encouraged to wear white with the first 100 students through the gate receiving a FREE Beaver Nation t-shirt.
February 19, 2017 Men's Tennis Splits Two Matches in Dubuque The Buena Vista men's tennis team continued its spring schedule on Saturday by playing a pair of matches at Dubuque, and coming away with a 6-3 win over Ripon College while falling to the host Spartans, 8-1.
February 19, 2017 Men's Track and Field Running Strong Heading to IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's track and field team had one final tune-up before next weekend's Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships when they took part in the NJCAA Regional Championships which it hosted inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on Friday and Saturday.
February 19, 2017 Women's Track & Field with Strong Showing in Final Tune-up With the Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field championships just one week away, the Buena Vista women's track and field team got in its final tune-up on Friday and Saturday by hosting the NJCAA Regional Meet inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 18, 2017 Beavers Close out Regular Season with 88-77 Road Loss at Wartburg Thomas Wisecup turned in 23 points and Kennedy Drey followed with 20 for Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, but it wasn't enough as Wartburg College used a 20-9 run over the final 5:30 minutes to hand BVU an 88-78 loss to close out the regular season
February 18, 2017 Beavers Fall on Road to #10 Wartburg 83-70 Jasmine Demers finished with 17 points and nine rebounds, Claudia Larsen turned in 13 points and Sidney Beckman added 11 points, but it was a big second quarter by #10 Wartburg that helped the Knights hand the Beavers an 83-69 loss in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon insde of Levick Arena.
February 17, 2017 Conference Title at Stake as BVU Men Close out Regular Season at Wartburg Although it would need help, the chance to claim at least a share of the Iowa Conference regular season title is still within reach for the Buena Vista men's basketball team as it wraps up the regular season on Saturday at Wartburg College.
February 17, 2017 IIAC Tournament Seeding on the Line for BVU Women in Regular Season Finale The Buena Vista women's basketball team has already secured itself a first-round Iowa Conference Tournament home game next Tuesday, but the Beavers will look to lock down the third-seed when it closes out the regular season on Saturday afternoon at 10th-ranked Wartburg College.
February 16, 2017 Baseball Picked Third in IIAC Preseason Poll The 2017 Iowa Conference Preseason Baseball Coaches Poll was released to the public on Thursday, and Buena Vista was picked by the league coaches to finish third.
February 16, 2017 Softball Tabbed Third in Preseason Coaches Poll The Buena Vista softball team continues to gain the respect of their foes throughout the Iowa Conference, as the Beavers were picked to finish third according to the IIAC Preseason Softball Coaches Poll which was released to the public on Thursday.
February 15, 2017 Men's Hoops Sees Comeback Fall Short The Buena Vista men's basketball team tried to overcome its second 17-point, second-half deficit of the season on Wednesday night, but the Beavers came up just short in the end, falling on the road to Central College, 80-78, on Wednesday night.
February 15, 2017 Fast Start Lifts Beaver Women to Key Road Win at Central Jordan Tynes scored a career-high 18 points, Jessica Jager followed with a career-high 16, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team started fast and never looked back en route to an 81-68 Iowa Conference road victory on Wednesday night at Central College.
February 15, 2017 Men's Basketball Looks to Keep IIAC Title Hopes Alive Despite losing consecutive heartbreaking home losses, the Buena Vista men's basketball still remains tied atop the Iowa Conference regular season standings with two games to play. The first of those is tonight when the Beavers travel to Central College for an 8:00pm tip-off.
February 15, 2017 Women's Basketball Travels to Central Looking for Season Sweep The Buena Vista women's basketball team has already secured itself a trip into the Iowa Conference Tournament this season, but with two games left is trying to position itself as high as it can heading into next week's tournament. That all starts tonight with a 6:00pm road contest at Central College.
February 13, 2017 Women's Cross Country Named to DIII All-Academic Team The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its list of teams named to the DIII All-Academic Team, and the Buena Vista women's squad was among the list that received such honors.
February 12, 2017 Men's Track and Field Takes Part in Darren Young Invite Ben Sampson took third in the 800 meter run and Drew Beall was second in the shot put to help highlight the day for the Buena Vista men's track and field team at the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College, on Saturday.
February 12, 2017 Beavers Land a Pair of Champions; Take Fifth at Darren Young Invite Madison Spear broke the school record in the women's 60m hurdles on Saturday while sister, Mallory, captured the title in the 60 meter dash, and the duo helped lead the Beavers to a fifth place team finish on Saturday at the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College.
February 11, 2017 Men's Basketball Stunned on Buzzer Beater by Kohawks Buena Vista led by as many as 20 late in the second half and looked to be in control, but visiting Coe College closed the game on a 31-10 run and hit a game-winning three-point shot as time expired for an 86-85 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday evening.
February 11, 2017 Beavers Battle Back for Key Win over Kohawks Jasmine Demers scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds while Jordan Tynes added 15 points and five boards, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team used a big fourth quarter to overcome a nine-point halftime deficit and knock off visiting Coe College on Saturday afternoon, 79-72.
February 11, 2017 Luther Pulls Away in Final Matches for 27-16 Win over Beavers Buena Vista trailed 17-3 through five matches at Luther College on Friday night, but the Beavers roared back to within 17-16 before the Norse scored bonus points while winning the final two bouts en route to a 27-16 Iowa Conference victory.
February 8, 2017 Beavers Dominate in Final Home Dual of the Year In what was an electric atmosphere on Wednesday night, the Buena Vista wrestling team capped off the home portion of it schedule with a commanding 36-9 Iowa Conference victory over Nebraska Wesleyan.
February 8, 2017 Wrestling to take Action into Dows Ballroom for Tonight's Home Finale The Buena Vista wrestling team will wrestle its final home dual of the season tonight when it hosts visiting Nebraska Wesleyan in an Iowa Conference showdown starting at 7:00pm. The meet will take place at Dows Ballroom, located inside of Siebens Forum, on the BVU campus.
February 7, 2017 Beall Named IIAC Men's Field Performer of the Week Buena Vista sophomore thrower Drew Beall was recognized for his efforts at the Dakota Wesleyan Invite by being named this week's Iowa Conference Men's Field Performer of the Week.
February 5, 2017 Men's Tennis Earns Split to begin Spring Schedule The Buena Vista men's tennis team went on the road on Saturday to play a pair of matches to kick-off its spring schedule, and the Beavers left Cedar Rapids with a split those matches with a win over Wisconsin Lutheran and a setback against Coe College.
February 5, 2017 Beall's Title Highlights Day for Men's Track & Field Sophomore Drew Beall again took home gold in the shot, this time with a toss of 15.08m on Saturday during the Dakota Wesleyan Invite.
February 4, 2017 Women's Track and Field with Several High Finishes at DWU Invite Madison Spear captured the women's 60-meter hurdles title while sister Mallory was victorious in both the 60 and 200 meter dashes, to help highlight the day list of top-three finishes on the day for the Buena Vista women's track and field team at the Dakota Wesleyan Invite on Saturday.
February 4, 2017 Men's Basketball Drops Heartbreaking 71-70 Contest to Loras Buena Vista held a 51-41 lead with under 13:00 to play, but Loras College came all the way back and held off the Beavers inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday night, 71-70.
February 4, 2017 Loras Hangs on for 58-53 Win over Women's Basketball Buena Vista trailed by as many as 17 points, but cut the deficit down to only two late in regulation but visiting Loras College sank three free-throws down the stretch to hang on for a 58-53 victory over the Beavers inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday evening.
February 3, 2017 Storm Rally Late to Edge Beaver Wrestling 23-21 Buena Vista held an 18-8 lead at Simpson College on Friday night, but the Storm rallied back over the final four weights, including a pin in the final match to edge the Beavers, 23-21.
February 1, 2017 Men's Hoops Holds off Simpson for 10th IIAC Win of the year Connor Winkelman came off the bench and scored a career-high 19 points while David Jeffries and Thomas Wisecup each added 14, and the Buena Vista men's basketball team went on the road and completed the regular season sweep of Simpson College with a 70-60 victory.
February 1, 2017 Storm Hand Beavers 81-68 Loss on Wednesday Buena Vista held a one-point lead midway through the third quarter at Simpson on Wednesday night, but the Storm closed the quarter strong and then outscored BVU by nine in the fourth en route to an 81-68 victory over the Beavers inside of Cowles Fieldhouse in Indianola.
February 1, 2017 Women's Basketball Looking to Secure Series Sweep of the Storm The Buena Vista Women’s basketball team looks for the season sweep of Simpson tonight. The Beavers and Storm match up at 6:00pm in Cowles Fieldhouse.
February 1, 2017 Men's Hoops Playing at Simpson in Pivotal Road Game Tonight The Buena Vista men's basketball team has won six of its last seven games and will look to keep its spot atop the Iowa Conference standings when it travels to Simpson College tonight for a pivotal 8:00pm tip-off in Indianola.
January 31, 2017 Beavers Outlast Nebraska Wesleyan; Remain Atop IIAC Six players scored in double figures Monday night to help the Buena Vista men's basketball team bounce back from its first loss of 2017 with a hard fought 80-75 home victory over Nebraska Wesleyan.
January 31, 2017 Big Second Quarter Jump Starts Women's Basketball to Win over NWU The Buena Vista women's basketball team used a big 24-4 run to close out the first half on Monday night and never looked back en route to an 83-67 home victory over visiting Nebraska Wesleyan.
January 28, 2017 Kerkhoff Finishes Eighth at Pete Willson Invite Sophomore Brad Kerkhoff was the lone Beaver grappler still wrestling on Saturday at the Pete Willson Invite, which includes a handful of the nation's nationally-ranked teams, and he would go on to finish eighth overall at 157 pounds.
January 28, 2017 Women's Track & Field Takes Fourth at Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista women's track and field team competed on its own track for the first time this season, and the Beavers continue to improve each week, this time taking fourth place as a team during the annual Dennis Young Classic.
January 28, 2017 Men's Track and Field Chalk up Points in Field Events of Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista men's track and field team posted a handful of high finishes on the field events side on Saturday during the Dennis Young Classic which helped the Beavers post a fifth-place overall team finish on the day.
January 28, 2017 Spartans Clip BVU Women on Saturday 73-63 Buena Vista led by two after one quarter, but it was the University of Dubuque outscoring the Beavers by 12 points over the second and third, and the Spartans would go on to hand BVU a 73-63 loss on Saturday afternoon.
January 28, 2017 Men's Hoops has Six Game Win Streak Snapped at Dubuque The University of Dubuque outscored the Buena Vista men's basketball team by 21 points from long range on Saturday afternoon which helped lead the Spartans to an 85-72 victory over the Beavers, snapping the team' six-game win streak.
January 27, 2017 Kerkhoff Remains Alive at Pete Willson Invite Sophomore Brad Kerkhoff rallied back on the consolation side of his 157-pound bracket on Friday night and will be the lone Beaver still alive and wrestling when action resumes on Saturday at the annual Pete Willson Invite, hosted by Wheaton College.
January 27, 2017 Women's Hoops Going after Season Sweep of Spartans The Buena Vista women's basketball team looks for its third straight win and the season sweep of the University of Dubuque on Saturday afternoon when the two teams face-off with each other inside the Stoltz Sports Center.
January 27, 2017 Beavers Seek Seventh Straight Win as they Travel to University of Dubuque The Buena Vista men's basketball team will put it's six-game win streak on the line Saturday afternoon when it travels to face the University of Dubuque in a 4:00pm contest inside of the Stoltz Sports Center.
January 25, 2017 Basketball Games with Neb. Wesleyan Postponed Due to the snowy weather conditions, tonight's Buena Vista vs. Nebraska Wesleyan basketball doubleheader has been postponed. The games will be rescheduled for Monday, January 30 at 6/8pm.
January 24, 2017 Wrestling Dual at Northwestern Cancelled due to Weather Tuesday night's Buena Vista wrestling dual at Northwestern College in Orange City has been cancelled due to the wintry weather in the region. It is unlikely to be rescheduled.
January 24, 2017 Men's Hoops Holds off Late Surge by Simpson to Win 100-89 Buena Vista saw its 23-point second half lead dwindle down to just four late in regulation, but were able to make enough free-throws and come up with enough defensive stops in the final two minutes en route to a 100-89 victory over visiting Simpson College on Wednesday night.
January 24, 2017 Women's Basketball Posts 10th Win of the Year; Moves up IIAC Standings Claudia Larsen scored a team-high 12 points off the bench for Buena Vista on Monday night, while Morgan Muhlbauer (11pts) and Holly Schneider (10pts) followed, and the Beavers overcame an early deficit to hang on and top visiting Simpson College, 64-54.n
January 23, 2017 Drey Tabbed IIAC Men's Basketball Performer of the Week Buena Vista senior forward Kennedy Drey was recognized on Monday for his play last week by being named the Iowa Conference Men's Basketball Performer of the Week.
January 21, 2017 Beaver Wrestlers 0-3 at IIAC Duals The Buena Vista wrestling team headed to the University of Dubuque on Saturday for its half of the Iowa Conference Duals, and the Beavers came up short in each of their three outings, falling to the host Spartans, 27-12, #1 Wartburg, 34-3, and #10 Central, 26-12.
January 21, 2017 Women's Track & Field Post Several PR Finishes at Wartburg The Buena Vista women’s track & field team compiled 10 personal records en route to a fifth place finish at the Chelsey M. Henkenius Open, hosted by Wartburg College, on Saturday.
January 21, 2017 Beall Shatters School Record to Claim Shot Put Title Drew Beall shattered the indoor shot put record, leading the Buena Vista University men’s track & field team to a 6th place finish at the Chelsey M. Henkenius Open, hosted by Wartburg College, on Saturday.
January 21, 2017 Big Second Half Sends Buena Vista to Fifth Straight Win Senior Kennedy Drey capped off a stellar week with a game-high 21 points and seven rebounds while David Jeffries added 12 points and six assists, and the Buena Vista men's basketball team used a big second half to break open a one-point halftime lead and cruise to a 75-55 victory over visiting Luther College (2-13, 0-8 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon.
January 21, 2017 Beavers Avenge Earlier Loss to Norse with 19-Point Win on Saturday The Buena Vista women's basketball team jumped out to an early 16-0 lead on Saturday and never looked back en route to a commanding 85-66 win over visiting Luther College (10-6, 6-2).
January 19, 2017 Beaver Football Adds Mandelko and Otineru to Coaching Staff Buena Vista head football coach Grant Mollring continues to fill out the remainder of his coaching staff with the additions of Jake Mandelko and Kyle Otineru.
January 19, 2017 Meet and Greet with Head Football Coach Grant Mollring Newly hired Buena Vista head football coach, Grant Mollring, will be joined by his coaching staff as part of a meet-and-greet event scheduled for Thursday, January 26, at Puff’s Whitecap Inn here in Storm Lake from 5:00-7:00pm.
January 19, 2017 Drey's Three Puts Finishing Touches on Comeback for the Ages Trailing by 14 points with five minutes to go, the Buena Vista men's basketball team came roaring back down the stretch with a trio of three-point makes within the final minute to finish off a comeback for the ages with a dramatic 62-61 victory at Coe College on Wednesday night.
January 18, 2017 Coe Pulls Away for 81-64 Win on Wednesday Night After trailing by 12 in the first quarter, Buena Vista came charging back to tie it at 24-24, but the Kohawks then began the second quarter on an 11-0 run and never looked back en route to an 81-64 victory over the Beavers on Wednesday night in Cedar Rapids.
January 19, 2017 Loras Pulls Away Late in Win over Beavers The Buena Vista wrestling team hung tough in the early matches against Loras College on Wednesday night, but the Duhawks were just too much in the end, closing with three straight pins, en route to a 34-10 victory over the Beavers.
January 18, 2017 Men's Hoops Travels to Coe Looking to Increase IIAC Lead The Buena Vista men's basketball team returns to action tonight on the road at Coe College (8-8, 4-3 IIAC) looking to remain atop the IIAC standings while extending its lead over the Kohawks and others in the standings.
January 17, 2017 Beavers Look to Snap Two-Game Skid The Buena Vista women's basketball team entered last week as one of the two remaining unbeaten teams during Iowa Conference play this season. Tonight, it takes the court at Coe College in third place and trying to snap a two-game losing skid.
January 18, 2017 Beaver Wrestling set to Host Loras on Professor Appreciation Night The Buena Vista wrestling team returns to dual action for the first time in 2017 tonight when it hosts Loras College at 7:00pm on Professor Appreciation Night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 16, 2017 Basketball Games with Simpson Postponed Due to poor weather and travel conditions, the Buena Vista and Simpson College basketball doubleheader scheduled for Monday, January 16 in Storm Lake, has been postponed.
January 15, 2017 Men's Basketball Takes Defensive Battle over the Norse 50-47 It was a defensive struggle for both teams on Saturday afternoon, but in the end it was the Beavers scoring the games final four points and hang on for a hard fought 50-47 road victory at Luther College (2-11, 0-6 IIAC).
January 15, 2017 Beaver Wrestling Competes at Matmen Invite for First Action of 2017 It's been nearly a month since the Buena Vista wrestling team was in action, but the Beavers returned to the mat on Saturday when they took part in the Matmen Invite hosted by Cornell College.
January 14, 2017 Women's Track & Field Capture Three Individual Titles to begin Indoor Season Competing in their first meet of the 2017 indoor season, the Buena Vista University track & field teams put together strong performances at the Dordt College Indoor Open on Saturday. The Beavers competed against a solid field full of NAIA and NCAA Division II programs.
January 14, 2017 Beall and Rohlk Post Top-Three Finishes at Dordt to begin Indoor Season Competing in their first meet of the 2017 indoor season, the Buena Vista University men's track & field team put together strong performances at the Dordt College Indoor Open on Saturday. The Beavers competed against a solid field full of NAIA and NCAA Division II programs.
January 14, 2017 Women's Hoops Dealt Second Straight Loss The Buena Vista women's basketball team couldn't overcome a rough first half shooting performance on Saturday afternoon as it had its comeback bid fall just short in a 71-63, loss at Luther College.
January 12, 2017 #9 Wartburg Hands BVU First IIAC Loss of the Season The Buena Vista women's basketball team struggled to overcome a 34 percent shooting effort as well as 26 turnovers, and the Beavers fell for the first time in Iowa Conference play, 85-74, at home to ninth-ranked Wartburg College on Wednesday night.
January 12, 2017 Strong Second Half Sends Men's Hoops past Wartburg, 86-79 The Buena Vista men's basketball team has found itself alone atop the Iowa Conference standings after a strong second half effort helped lift it to an 86-79 home victory over Wartburg College on Wednesday night.
January 11, 2017 Former Beaver Neil Marshall Named Finalist for IIAC Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Former Buena Vista baseball player Neil Marshall has been named one of the three finalists for the 2015-16 Duane Schroeder IIAC Scholar Athlete of the Year award.
January 10, 2017 Wrestling Scheduled for Tuesday Postponed Due to the poor road conditions throughout parts of the state, the Buena Vista and Loras wrestling dual scheduled for Tuesday night, January 10, in Storm Lake has been postponed.
January 7, 2017 Men's Basketball Takes Down Central in Three-Point Shootout, 94-87 It was an entertaining game from start to finish with the two teams combining for 28 made three-point shots, but in the end it was Buena Vista holding off a late Dutch comeback bid to hand the preseason favorites a 94-87 loss inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 7, 2017 Late Surge Lifts Beaver Women to Home Win over Central Both teams struggled to find their shooting touch, specifically from long range on Saturday afternoon, but in the end it was Buena Vista holding visiting Central to only seven fourth quarter points en route to a 56-37 victory to remain unbeaten in Iowa Conference play.
January 6, 2017 Women's Hoops Returns to IIAC Play with Key Home Matchup with Central The Buena Vista women's basketball team looks to remain among the short list of unbeaten teams during Iowa Conference play when it returns to league action Saturday afternoon with a home contest against visiting Central College.
January 6, 2017 Men's Hoops to Host Preseason Favorite Dutch in Key IIAC Showdown The Buena Vista men's basketball team will return to Siebens Fieldhouse for the first time in nearly a month and at the same time return to Iowa Conference action by hosting preseason IIAC favorite Central College (8-4, 2-1 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon at 4:00pm inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
December 31, 2016 Beavers Hang Tough with #2 Whitman but Fall 103-90 For the second straight day, the Buena Vista men's basketball team faced a top-10 team, and for the second straight day, the Beavers had their comeback bid fall just short in the end, as they lost 103-90 at #2 Whitman College on Saturday afternoon.
December 30, 2016 Men's Hoops has Upset Bid Fall just Short against #8 Whitworth Thomas Wisecup scored 17 points and Kennedy added 13, but it was eighth-ranked Whitworth hanging on in the end for a 90-80 victory against Buena Vista in a game played at Whitman College.
December 30, 2016 Demers' Career-High Not Enough as Beavers Fall to Grand View 83-71 Junior Jasmine Demers scored a career-high 29 points for Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, but that performance wasn't quite enough, as the Beavers fell to visiting Grand View University, 83-71.
December 29, 2016 Beavers Hold on for 69-62 Win over Grinnell Four starters scored in double figures for Buena Vista on Thursday afternoon, as the Beavers managed to hold off a scrappy Grinnell College team inside of Siebens Fieldhouse, 69-62.
December 20, 2016 Seven Players Score in Double Figures during 115-108 Loss at Greenville Buena Vista trimmed a 26-point second half deficit all the way down to five with 2:00 to go, but the comeback bid against high-flying Greenville College on Tuesday afternoon came up just short, as the Panthers (9-2) held on for a 115-108 victory.
December 19, 2016 Buena Vista Names Grant Mollring as Head Football Coach Buena Vista University (BVU) Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, is excited to announce the hiring of Grant Mollring as the University’s new head football coach.
December 18, 2016 Men's Basketball Improves to 6-3 with Win at Beloit David Jeffries scored 18 points to lead three players in double figures for Buena Vista on Sunday afternoon, as the Beavers held off a scrappy Beloit College team , 68-66, for its second win in as many days.
December 18, 2016 Women's Upset Bid Falls Short in 72-64 Loss against #18 Puget Sound Jasmine Demers turned in a game-high 19 points and Sidney Beckman followed with 15, but the Buena Vista women's basketball team came up just short on Sunday afternoon in a 72-64 loss against 18th-ranked Puget Sound (8-0).
December 17, 2016 Stolen Named Second Team All-American by D3football.com Buena Vista senior place kicker Tyler Stolen has landed a spot on the Second Team All-American list by D3football.com which was announced on Friday. Stolen becomes the program's first All-American in 10 years.
December 17, 2016 Women's Basketball Extends Win Streak to Four with Win at Pacific Lutheran The Buena Vista women's basketball team got its holiday break off to a solid start on Saturday evening by hanging on for a thrilling 57-51 non-conference road win at Pacific Lutheran to begin play at the Pacific Northwest Tournament out in Tacoma, Wash.
December 17, 2016 Balanced Effort Sends Men's Basketball to 84-66 Win at Elmhurst Five players scored in double figures, including a double-double from Kennedy Drey, and the Buena Vista men's basketball team pulled away late for an 84-66 non-conference road win at Elmhurst on Saturday afternoon.
December 10, 2016 Wrestlers Cruise to 34-15 Road Win at St. Olaf The Buena Vista wrestling team came out aggressive, scoring bonus points in the first five matches en route to a convincing 34-15 non-conference road victory at St. Olaf College on Saturday afternoon.
December 10, 2016 Beavers Edged in 63-60 Thriller by #10 UW-Eau Claire Three players scored in double figures for the Buena Vista men's basketball team on Saturday afternoon, but the Beavers' upset bid against #10 UW-Eau Claire came up just short as they fell, 63-60.
December 8, 2016 Drey's Career Night Propels BVU to OT Victory at Loras Senior Kennedy Drey turned in a career-high 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead four starters in double figures on Wednesday night, as the Buena Vista men's basketball team overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to force overtime and pick up a thrilling 92-90 road victory at Loras College (3-4, 1-2 IIAC).
December 7, 2016 Women's Hoops Remains Perfect in IIAC Play by Hanging on for Win at Loras Despite squandering a 19-point lead, the Buena Vista women's basketball team managed to hang on and remain perfect in Iowa Conference play on Wednesday night with a thrilling 69-63 road contest at Loras College (3-5 (0-3 IIAC).
December 7, 2016 Beavers Fall in IIAC Opener at Home to #12 Coe The Buena Vista wrestling team began its dual and Iowa Conference schedule on Wednesday night by hosting 12th-ranked Coe College, but the Kohawks were too much for the Beavers during a 42-3 win.
December 7, 2016 25 Student-Athletes Named to 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team Buena Vista University landed 25 student-athletes on the 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team which was recently released by the league office.
December 7, 2016 Beaver Wrestlers Open IIAC Schedule Tonight by hosting #12 Coe The Buena Vista wrestling team gets set to begin both its dual meet and Iowa Conference schedules tonight inside of Siebens Fieldhouse by hosting 12th-ranked Coe College at 7:00pm.
December 5, 2016 Stolen Named Finalist for Fred Mitchell Award Buena Vista senior placekicker / punter Tyler Stolen has been named one of 10 finalists for the annual Fred Mitchell Award which was announced late Sunday night.
December 3, 2016 Beavers Host Annual BVU Open Carson Rhoads and Ryan Camp each captured runner-up finishes to highlight the day for the Buena Vista wrestling team which hosted the annual BVU Open on Saturday inside of the Lamberi Rec Center on the BVU campus.
December 3, 2016 Neb. Wesleyan Hangs on for 88-82 Victory over Buena Vista David Jeffries had another big game for Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, but it wasn't quite enough this time around, as Nebraska Wesleyan hit their free-throws down the stretch to hang on for an 88-82 Iowa Conference victory.
December 3, 2016 Muhlbauer Beats Buzzer to Give BVU Thrilling Victory Sophomore Morgan Muhlbauer made a layup as time expired on Saturday afternoon which lifted the Buena Vista women's basketball to a thrilling 53-52 Iowa Conference road victory at Nebraska Wesleyan.
December 1, 2016 Jeffries' Career Night helps Lift Men's Basketball to 91-79 Win over Dubuque in IIAC Opener David Jeffries turned in a career-high 34 points to lead four starters in double figures for Buena Vista on Wednesday night, and the Beavers held on in the end for a big 91-79 home victory over the University of Dubuque.
December 1, 2016 Women's Hoops Blasts Dubuque in IIAC Opener, 108-77 Jasmine Demers set a career-high with 19 points, Holly Schneider did the same with 18 and Jordan Tynes matched hers with 16 off the bench, as the Buena Vista women's basketball team flirted with a school record in points during a convincing 108-77 home victory over the University of Dubuque on Wednesday night to begin Iowa Conference play.
November 30, 2016 Coach Berry set to Tip-off her 25th IIAC Season as BVU Head Coach Ever since she was a young girl, Janet Berry knew that she wanted to become a teacher and coach when she grew up. Her childhood involved sports, her parents were both athletes, and her entire family was very competitive.
November 28, 2016 BVU's Henningsen to Play in Annual National Bowl Game Buena Vista senior wide receiver Jalen Henningsen has been selected to play in the seventh annual National Bowl Game in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Sunday, December 4th. Henningsen will play on the American team wearing number 84.
November 27, 2016 UW-Stout Hands Beaver Men First Loss of the Year In a game that saw seven lead changes and was tied twice, it was UW-Stout pulling away in the final minutes on Sunday afternoon inside of Siebens Fieldhouse to hand the Buena Vista its first loss of the season, 82-74.
November 27, 2016 Gusties use Big Fourth Quarter to Edge Women's Hoops Sidney Beckman scored 19 points while Holly Schneider came off the bench and turned in a career-high 15, but it wasn't quite enough on Saturday afternoon, as the Buena Vista women's basketball team fell on the road at Gustavus Adolphus, 83-71.
November 22, 2016 Beavers Blast Waldorf in Home Opener 93-51 The Buena Vista women's basketball team hosted Waldorf College in its home opener on Tuesday night, and the Beavers turned in a strong second half to blow the game open en route to a 93-51 victory.
November 20, 2016 Four Beavers Place in Top-6 at Auggie-Adidas Open The Buena Vista wrestling team had four individual bring home top-6 performances on Saturday, covering three different divisions of the annual Auggie-Adidas Open on Saturday, hosted by Augsburg College.
November 20, 2016 Late Second Half Surge Lifts BVU over Augsburg to Improve to 2-0 Three starters scored in double figures for Buena Vista, and the Beavers overcame a tough first half shooting performance to put together a late second half surge to lift them to a thrilling 67-65 non-conference home victory over Augsburg College on Saturday night.
November 20, 2016 Women's Hoops Tops St. Scholastica for First Win of the Year After surrendering a double-digit halftime lead on Friday against Viterbo, the Buena Vista women's basketball team made sure it didn't happen on consecutive days, by building a 31-16 halftime lead over St. Scholastica on Saturday and cruising to a 71-52 triumph to close out the Gustavus Adolphus Classic.
November 19, 2016 Men's Basketball Rolls Past Gustavus Adolphus in Season Opener Senior Kennedy Drey registered his 21st career double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds to help lead the Buena Vista men's basketball team to an 80-61 victory over visiting Gustavus Adolphus in both team's season openers.
November 18, 2016 Viterbo Rallies Late to Edge Women's Basketball, 82-75 The Buena Vista women's basketball team led by 17 at halftime but saw Viterbo score 33 in the fourth quarter and come all the way back to hand the Beavers their second straight loss to begin the year, 82-75.
November 18, 2016 Men's Basketball to Tip-off Season With Home Games this Weekend The Buena Vista men's basketball team will tip-off its 2016-17 campaign with home games on both Friday and Saturday nights (Nov. 18-19) inside of Siebens Fieldhouse. The Beavers host Gustavus Adolphus on Friday before a Saturday night contest against Augsburg.
November 18, 2016 Women's Hoops to Take Part in Gustavus Adolphus Classic The Buena Vista women's basketball team is back in action this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 18-19) when it takes part in the Gustavus Adolphus Classic. The Beavers begin play Friday afternoon against Viterbo at 4:00pm.
November 15, 2016 Demers and Larsen Post Double-Doubles in Season Opening Loss at Augustana (SD) Junior Jasmine Demers turned in her first career double-double, while junior transfer Claudia Larsen registered one in her Beaver debut, but the Buena Vista women's basketball team was dealt a 96-53 road loss to open its 2016-17 campaign on Tuesday night at DII Augustana (S.D.).
November 12, 2016 Wrestling with a Handful of Placewinners at Two Different Events The Buena Vista wrestling team sent individuals to two different locations on Saturday, but the Beavers still came away with a solid day overall with two at Luther College and four more out at the W & J Invite in Pennsylvania.
November 12, 2016 Men's Cross Country Runs Strong to Close out Season at Regional Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team wrapped up its season on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Central Regional Championships.
November 12, 2016 Women's Cross Country Ends Season at Regional Championships The Buena Vista women's cross country team concluded its season on Saturday morning at the Central Regional Championships in Northfield, Minn., hosted by Carleton College.
November 12, 2016 Football Drops Season Finale at Wartburg, 42-14 Wartburg College built a 28-0 halftime lead over Buena Vista on Saturday, and the Knights went on to top the Beavers, 42-14, in the season finale for both teams.
November 11, 2016 Football Travels to Wartburg on Saturday for Season Finale The Buena Vista football team is looking to close the season with consecutive victories and end with a .500 Iowa Conference record with a road win at Wartburg on Saturday in what will be the season finale for both teams.
November 5, 2016 Five Beavers Place in Season Opening UW-Platteville Invite It was a strong start to the 2016-17 season for the Buena Vista wrestling team which placed five wrestlers in the top-six on Saturday during the UW-Platteville Super 8 Invitational.
November 5, 2016 Beavers Clip Neb. Wesleyan on Senior Day The Buena Vista football team overcame its early first quarter deficit on Saturday against visiting Nebraska Wesleyan, by scoring 24 second half points en route to a thrilling 38-31 victory on Senior Day.
November 4, 2016 Volleyball has Season End with Five-Set Loss to Coe at IIAC Tournament The Buena Vista volleyball team saw its bid for a third straight trip into the Iowa Conference Tournament semifinals come up a little short as the Beavers squandered a 2-1 lead to Coe College on Friday afternoon in the first round of the league tournament.
November 4, 2016 Football to Host Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday in Home Finale For the final time this season, the Buena Vista football team will be playing inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium when it hosts Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon in a 1:00pm kickoff.
October 30, 2016 Football Handed Tough 48-7 Road Loss at #17 Coe College The Buena Vista football team was in for a challenge on Saturday at #17 Coe College, and after falling behind 20-0 in the first quarter, the Beavers were unable to get in a groove offensively, en route to a 48-7 loss to the Kohawks.
October 29, 2016 Volleyball Closes Door on Regular Season with 3-0 Win over Bethany Lutheran The Buena Vista volleyball team wrapped up both its home and regular season schedules on Saturday afternoon on a high note by sweeping Bethany Lutheran, 3-0, inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
October 29, 2016 Men's Cross Country Takes Ninth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team returned to its home course on Saturday afternoon when it ran in the 2016 Iowa Conference Championships out at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course. The Beavers finished ninth as a team with 293 points.
October 29, 2016 Women's Cross Country with a Slate of PR's at IIAC Championships Buena Vista served as the host of this year's Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships held on Saturday at Sunrise Point Golf Course, and the Beavers were led as a team by sophomore Katie Puls, who came in 62nd overall out of 125 runners.
October 29, 2016 Beaver Wrestling Hosting Wrestle-offs; Welcome Back 1990 Alumni The Buena Vista wrestling team invites the public to attend its annual wrestle-off night on Saturday, October 29, at 7:00pm inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
October 28, 2016 Beavers Look to Bounce back as They Travel to #17 Coe The Buena Vista football team looks to put its heartbreaking triple overtime defeat against the University of Dubuque from a week ago in the rear view mirror as it looks to bounce back this week when the Beavers travel to Cedar Rapids and take on 17th-ranked Coe College in a 1:00pm kickoff.
October 25, 2016 Men's Soccer Handed 7-2 Loss by Simpson to Conclude Season Simpson College broke open a 2-1 halftime contest with five second-half goals en route to a 7-2 victory over the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Tuesday night in Indianola.
October 25, 2016 Women's Soccer Ends Season with 3-0 Loss at Simpson The Buena Vista women's soccer team was on the road to close out its 2016 season on Tuesday evening and looking to do it on a winning note, but Simpson College (2-11-3, 1-6 IIAC) scored a pair of second half goals to put the game away and hand the Beavers a tough 3-0 defeat.
October 24, 2016 Men's Basketball Tabbed Seventh in Preseason IIAC Coaches Poll The Buena Vista men's basketball team has been picked to finish seventh according to the 2016-17 IIAC Men's Basketball Coaches Preseason Poll which has been released.
October 24, 2016 Women's Basketball Picked Seventh in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Conference has released its 2016-17 Preseason Women's Basketball Coaches Poll that has Buena Vista picked by the league coaches to finish seventh.
October 23, 2016 Men's Soccer Blanks Coe for First IIAC Victory The Buena Vista men's soccer broke into the win column during Iowa Conference play for the first time this season when it held on to edge Coe College, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in Cedar Rapids.
October 22, 2016 Coe Slips by Women's Soccer 1-0 on Saturday The Buena Vista women's soccer team went on the road Saturday afternoon to play the first of its final two matches of the year, but the Beavers came up just short of their first win during Iowa Conference play as they fell, 1-0, at Coe College.
October 22, 2016 Football Edged by Dubuque in Triple Overtime Thriller The Buena Vista football team was on the verge of its third straight win on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, but the Beavers saw the University of Dubuque kick a late field goal to force overtime and then eventually hand them a tough 45-37 (3 OT) loss.
October 22, 2016 Volleyball Pulls of Huge Comeback over Coe to Secure IIAC Tournament Berth The Buena Vista volleyball team pulled off a pivotal 3-2 comeback victory on Friday night over Coe College to secure itself the sixth and final spot into the Iowa Conference Tournament.
October 21, 2016 Football Aims to Extend Win Streak to Three The Buena Vista football team can make it three straight wins and move above .500 in Iowa Conference play with a win on Saturday afternoon against the University of Dubuque (6-1, 4-1 IIAC) inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 19, 2016 Dutch Hold off Men's Soccer in Home Finale Willy Salamanca cut the Central College lead to 2-1 midway through the first half, but the Dutch would respond with two unanswered goals en route to a 4-1 Iowa Conference victory on Wednesday night in the home finale for the Beavers.
October 19, 2016 Dutch Hand Women's Soccer 3-0 Loss in Home Finale The Buena Vista women's soccer team played its final home match of the season on Wednesday afternoon as it hosted Central College, but it was the Dutch who went on to capture the victory, 3-0.
October 18, 2016 Volleyball Rallies but Falls in Five Sets at Gustavus Adolphus Gustavus Adolphus built a 2-0 lead on its home court over the Buena Vista volleyball team on Tuesday night and eventually held off a valiant Beaver rally to hang on to win the decisive fifth set, 15-9.
October 18, 2016 Stolen Lands IIAC Recognition as Special Teams Performer of the Week For the second time in the last three weeks, and the 11th time in his stellar career, Buena Vista senior kicker/punter Tyler Stolen has been named the IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week for the period ending, October 16.
October 15, 2016 Women's Soccer Edged by Loras, 3-0 The Buena Vista women's soccer team played scrappy defense yet again, but just couldn't get a shot through, as the Beavers were edged by a tough Loras team (8-3-1, 4-0-1 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon, 3-0.
October 15, 2016 27-Point Second Quarter Sends Beaver Football to 48-24 Win on Homecoming The Buena Vista football team put up 476 yards of total offense and used a big 27-point second quarter to help lift it to a key 48-24 victory over visiting Luther College on Saturday for Homecoming inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 15, 2016 Men's Soccer Dealt 7-3 Loss at Loras Willy Salamanca, Gum Riak and Tui Hunkin each scored goals, but the Buena Vista men's soccer team couldn't quite overcome a 5-1 deficit, as Loras College handed the Beavers a 7-3 road loss on Saturday afternoon.
October 14, 2016 Men's Cross Country Filled with Season Best Times at Loras College Invite All eight runners that competed for the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Friday afternoon at the Loras College Invite posted season best times in the 8k race ran at the Dubuque Soccer Complex.
October 14, 2016 Women's Cross Country Team Runs Strong at Loras College Invite Buena Vista sophomore Katie Puls came in 12th out of 72 runners on Friday night to help lead the Beaver women's cross country team as it competed at the Loras College Invite.
October 13, 2016 Football to Host Luther in Homecoming Game on Saturday The Buena Vista football team goes after its second straight win and looks to move to .500 in Iowa Conference play when it hosts Luther College on Saturday afternoon for Homecoming.
October 11, 2016 Dutch Rally Back and Hand Volleyball 3-1 Loss The Buena Vista volleyball team picked up a first set win on the road at Central College on Tuesday night, but the Beavers saw the host Dutch come all the way back to win the next three sets to take the pivotal Iowa Conference matchup, 3-1.
October 11, 2016 UW-Platteville Edges Women's Soccer with Second Half Goal UW-Platteville broke a scoreless match on Tuesday night with an early second half goal, and the Buena Vista women's soccer team couldn't come up with an answer, as the Pioneers went on to edge BVU, 1-0, inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 9, 2016 Women's Golf Takes Eighth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's golf team put together a strong finish to its play at this year's IIAC Women's Golf Championships on Saturday in Waverly, and would go on to take eighth place overall as a team.
October 8, 2016 Spartans Overcome 2-0 Deficit to Hand Beavers Heartbreaking Loss The Buena Vista volleyball team went on the road to the University of Dubuque on Saturday and jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but could not close the door on the Spartans, who came all the way back to hand BVU a heartbreaking 3-2 loss.
October 8, 2016 Brown and Kinghorn Take Fourth to Highlight IIAC Individual Championships Tarynne Kinghorn and Lani Brown highlighted the weekend for the Buena Vista women's tennis team at the IIAC Individual Women's Tennis Tournament by taking fourth place in the Flight B doubles bracket.
October 8, 2016 Luther Pulls Away in the Second Half to Top Men's Soccer 3-0 The Buena Vista men's soccer team trailed just 1-0 at halftime, but Luther went on to add a pair of second half goals to pull away late en route to a 3-0 Iowa Conference victory over the beavers on Saturday afternoon.
October 8, 2016 Women's Soccer Handed 4-0 Road Loss at Luther The Buena Vista soccer team went back on the road on Saturday afternoon for an Iowa Conference match at Luther College, but the Norse held the Beavers to only two shots en route to a 4-0 victory.
October 6, 2016 Men's Soccer Edged Late by Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista men's soccer team has played strong defense for the majority of the Iowa Conference season thus far, and Wednesday was no difference, but in the end it was a pair of late goals that were the difference in a 2-0 home loss to Nebraska Wesleyan.
October 6, 2016 Prairie Wolves Hand Women's Soccer 3-0 Loss Nebraska Wesleyan played its first soccer match in Storm Lake as members of the Iowa Conference on Wednesday night, and the Prairie Wolves went on to score a pair of first half goals before adding a penalty kick early in the second en route to a 3-0 victory over the Beavers.
October 6, 2016 Volleyball Outlasts Duhawks in Four Sets Senior Maddie Bardole and junior Jade Schaap each turned in double-doubles with Jamie Navinskey not far behind, as the Buena Vista volleyball team outlasted Loras College on the road Wednesday night in four sets (25-23, 28-26, 18-25, 25-21).
October 4, 2016 Beaver Athletics to Host Winter Sports Preview Event The Buena Vista Athletic Department has announced plans to host a preview night for its winter sports teams on Wednesday, October 26, at Lake Avenue Lounge in downtown Storm Lake.
October 1, 2016 Beavers Roll to Road Win over Loras 34-24 Making his first career start under center, sophomore quarterback Cole Miller sets a school single-game record with 32 completions for 415 yards and four touchdowns, as he helped lead the Buena Vista football team to a strong 34-24 road win at Loras College on Saturday afternoon.
October 1, 2016 Two Late Goals by Wartburg Lift the Knights over Men's Soccer The Buena Vista men's soccer team was looking to even its Iowa Conference record on Saturday when it hosted visiting Wartburg College on Senior Day, but it was Wartburg that finally converted a pair of shots late in the match en route to a 2-0 victory.
October 1, 2016 Women's Soccer Loses Tough 1-0 Match to Wartburg It was a defensive battle for most of the contest, but Wartburg was able to strike through 13 minutes into the second half to edge the Buena Vista women's soccer team 1-0 on Saturday inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 1, 2016 Women's Golf in Eighth at Midway Point of IIAC Championships Elizabeth Kim remains in contention to earn possible Iowa Conference accolades as she sits in 18th overall after a second round 86 on Saturday as the Buena Vista women's golf team is eighth in the team race at the midway point of the Iowa Conference Championships.
October 1, 2016 Women's Tennis Suffers Road Losses at Coe and Wartburg The Buena Vista women's tennis team closed out its Iowa Conference schedule on Saturday by dropping matches at both Coe College and Wartburg College, respectively.
October 1, 2016 Late BVU Rally Falls short in 3-1 Loss to Luther A night after being swept at home by Wartburg College, the Buena Vista volleyball team looked to quickly regroup as it stepped back out on the court Saturday, but the Norse held off a late surge by the Beavers to take the match 3-1.
September 30, 2016 Volleyball Handed 3-0 Home Loss by Wartburg The Buena Vista volleyball team couldn't keep its strong offensive start to Iowa Conference play going on Friday night as the Beavers posted a .098 attack percentage as a team in a 3-0 loss to Wartburg College.
September 28, 2016 Men's Soccer Edged 3-2 at Martin Luther Tui Hunkin and Fabian Salazar each scored a goal while Steve Nyaye dished out a pair of assists, but it wasn't quite enough for the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Wednesday afternoon as it fell on the road at Martin Luther College, 3-2.
September 28, 2016 Beavers Win Thrilling 4-3 Road Match at Martin Luther The Buena Vista women's soccer team overcame a 3-1 halftime deficit on Wednesday afternoon at Martin Luther by scoring three unanswered second half goals, including the game-winner by Rachael Tice with seven minutes left to play.
September 28, 2016 Stolen Named IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week Buena Vista senior kicker/punter Tyler Stolen has been recognized this week as the Iowa Conference Special Teams Performer of the Week for the second time this season.
September 27, 2016 Volleyball Remains Perfect in IIAC Play with Win at Neb. Wesleyan The Buena Vista volleyball team got double-doubles from Maddie Bardole and Jade Schaap on Tuesday night as the team went on the road for the first time in Iowa Conference play and remained perfect with a 3-1 victory at Nebraska Wesleyan.
September 25, 2016 Women's Soccer Edged in IIAC Opener by Dubuque The Buena Vista women's soccer team began Iowa Conference play on Sunday afternoon by hosting the University of Dubuque, but it was the Spartans scoring three times in the first half to hang on and blank the Beavers 3-0.
September 25, 2016 Men's Soccer Comes up Short against #24 Dubuque The Buena Vista men's soccer team surrendered an early goal on Sunday against 24th-ranked Dubuque, and that proved to be all the scoring in the match as the Spartans went on to win the Iowa Conference opener for both teams, 1-0.
September 24, 2016 Beaver Comeback Bid Falls Short against the Storm The Buena Vista football team tried to overcome a 17-0 first half deficit against visiting Simpson College on Saturday afternoon, but the Beavers came up just short in that attempt as they fell, 17-9.
September 25, 2016 Volleyball Splits a Pair of Five-Set Matches at NACC/IIAC Crossover It was a thrilling finish to the annual NACC/IIAC Crossover for the Buena Vista volleyball team on Saturday, as the Beavers wound up splitting a pair of five-set nailbiters against Edgewood and Dominican, respectively.
September 24, 2016 Men Cross Country Takes Third at Own Invite Ben Sampson and Steven Smith each posted top-20 individual finishes on Saturday to help pace the Buena Vista men's cross country team which finished third overall out of five teams.
September 25, 2016 Puls Takes Eighth at BVU Invite on Saturday Buena Vista sophomore Katie Puls placed eighth on Saturday at the BVU Invite held out at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course.
September 23, 2016 Volleyball Dops First Two Matches at IIAC/NACC Crossover The Buena Vista volleyball was swept twice on Friday night in both matches played during the IIAC/NACC Crossover hosted by Wartburg College.
September 23, 2016 Soccer Matches with Dubuque Postponed to Sunday Due to the impending threat of thunderstorms tomorrow evening, the Buena Vista vs. Dubuque soccer matches scheduled to be played here in Storm Lake have been postponed to Sunday afternoon (September 25) at 1:00pm (women) and 3:30pm (men).
September 23, 2016 Simpson Pays Visit to J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday The Buena Vista football team returns to J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon to play its first Iowa Conference home game of the year, as the Beavers host Simpson College, in a match-up of teams going after their first IIAC wins of the year.
September 21, 2016 Men's Soccer Falls to Northwestern, 4-2 Edgar Raya and Steve Nyaye each scored goals for Buena Vista on Wednesday night, but Northwestern added a late insurance goal and went on to hand the Beavers their first loss in three matches by a 4-2 score.
September 21, 2016 Red Raiders Clip Women's Soccer in 2OT Junior Samantha Arnold tied things up late in regulation for Buena Vista with her fifth goal of the year, but Northwestern College (IA) went on to score the game-winning goal just 41 seconds into the second overtime on Wednesday night in Orange City.
September 20, 2016 Beavers Roll to 3-0 Sweep of Storm to begin IIAC Play Junior Jade Schaap registered 15 kills and Ali Grein followed with 11, as the Buena Vista volleyball team turned in an overpowering night offensively during a 3-0 Iowa Conference over Simpson College on Tuesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
September 18, 2016 Men's Soccer Unbeaten in Last Three Outings with 1-1 Tie at Cornell Gum Riak scored his second goal in as many days to give the Buena Vista men's soccer team a 1-0 lead in the second half, but Cornell College put up a late score in regulation, and the two teams would go on to play to a 1-1 (2OT) tie in Mt. Vernon.
September 18, 2016 Cornell Blanks Women's Soccer 4-0 on Sunday Cornell College scored three second half goals to break open the non-conference showdown on Sunday afternoon, as the Rams went on to a 4-0 victory in Mt. Vernon.
September 17, 2016 Women's Cross Country Back in Action at Woody Greeno The Buena Vista women's cross country team was back out on the course on Saturday and took part in the Woody Greeno Invite, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University.
September 17, 2016 Men's Cross Country Runs at Woody Greeno Invite Ben Sampson led the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Saturday as the team took part in the Woody Greeno Invite, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan. Sampson crossed in 29:41 and placed 139th overall.
September 17, 2016 Strong Second Half Sends Men's Soccer over Iowa Wesleyan Steve Nyaye scored two of Buena Vista's three second half goals while Fabian Salazar added another, and the Beavers went on to pick up a 3-0 non-conference road victory at Iowa Wesleyan University on Saturday for its second straight victory.
September 17, 2016 Beavers set School Record in 17-0 Win at Iowa Wesleyan It was an offensive outburst for the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Saturday afternoon, as the Beavers erupted for a school record 17 goals en route to a 17-0 non-conference road victory at Iowa Wesleyan University.
September 18, 2016 Women's Golf Turns in Solid Finish during Final Round at Lila Frommelt Three of Buena Vista's five golfers turned in better final rounds than they posted on Friday, and the Beavers as a team shaved 18 strokes off the opening round, as it wrapped up play during the Lila Frommelt Invite, hosted by Briar Cliff University over the weekend.
September 17, 2016 Football Shutout by Dutch in Iowa Conference Opener The Buena Vista football team was in the redzone on three separate trips on Saturday afternoon but came away scoreless each time, and Central was able to capitalize on those missed opportunities en route to a 33-0 victory in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams played in Pella.
September 17, 2016 Volleyball Falls Twice on Final Day of Wartburg Invite The Buena Vista volleyball team had its three match win streak snapped on Saturday when the Beavers were handed a pair of 3-0 losses to wrap up play at the Wartburg College Invite.
September 17, 2016 Shorthanded Beavers Edged by Simpson Due to injury, the Buena Vista women's tennis team had to go on the road and play shorthanded against Simpson College on Friday afternoon, and the Storm was able to take advantage of two open slots and hang on for a 6-2 victory.
September 16, 2016 Volleyball Improves to 8-3 with Win over St. Olaf After dropping the opening set to St. Olaf, 25-21, the Buena Vista volleyball team began to find its groove, and the Beavers battled back to pick up their third straight win overall with a 3-1 win on Friday night to begin the Wartburg College Invite.
September 15, 2016 Women's Tennis Dealt 7-2 Loss by Midland University The Buena Vista women's tennis team continues to show its progress as the season moves on despite a 7-2 home loss against visiting Midland University on Wednesday afternoon out on the Buntrock Tennis Courts.
September 15, 2016 Men's Tennis Opens Fall Season with 8-1 Loss to Midland Univ. The Buena Vista men's tennis team began its 2016 fall schedule on Wednesday afternoon by hosting Midland University in a dual match that was played at the Storm Lake High School tennis courts.
September 15, 2016 Salazar's Late Goal Lifts Beavers Past Dordt, 3-2 The Buena Vista men's soccer team came all the way back from a 2-0 first half deficit to score three unanswered goals, including Luis Salazar's game-winner with 12 minutes left in regulation, and the Beavers hung on in the end for a dramatic 3-2 non-conference victory.
September 14, 2016 Volleyball Hangs on for 3-1 Win at Martin Luther Ali Grein turned in a career-high 14 kills, while Jade Schaap and Maddie Bardole added 12 and 11 to help lead the Buena Vista volleyball team to a 3-1 road victory at Martin Luther on Wednesday night.
September 14, 2016 Maher Scores Twice but Beavers Fall 5-2 at Dordt Junior Caroline Maher scored a pair of first half goals for the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Wednesday night, but the Beavers couldn't quite overcome an early 3-0 deficit as they fell to the Defenders, 5-2.
September 14, 2016 PREVIEW: Football to Face Dutch in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista football team will begin its second season this Saturday afternoon inside of Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium on the Central College campus when it squares off with the Dutch to begin Iowa Conference play.
September 11, 2016 Beavers Finish 11th at BVU Fall Invite The Buena Vista women's golf team was back on the course over the weekend, hosting its annual Fall Invite on Saturday and Sunday, and the Beavers would go on and take 11th overall with a two-day total of 812.
September 12, 2016 Men's Golf Opens Fall Schedule at Mt. Mercy Fall Classic Sam Pulkrabeck fired an opening round 77 on Saturday before a final round 90 on a breezy day on the course, and he led the Buena Vista men's golf team as it teed-off its 2016 fall schedule over the weekend.
September 11, 2016 Grinnell Scores Three Unanswered Second Half Goals to Edge Men's Soccer Gum Riak put Buena Vista in front 1-0 late in the seventh minute on Sunday afternoon, but Grinnell College went on to score three times in the second half to hang on and defeat the BVU men's soccer team, 3-1.
September 11, 2016 Grinnell's Fast Start Sends Women's Soccer to First Defeat of the Year Grinnell College scored a pair of goals within the first 15 minutes of Sunday afternoon's non-conference women's soccer match inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, and that was all the Pioneers needed, as they handed Buena Vista a 2-0 loss.
September 10, 2016 Beavers Split on Final Day of UW-Platteville Tournament The Buena Vista volleyball team won for the fourth time in five matches with a win over UW-Platteville on Saturday as the team wrapped up play during the UW-Platteville Tournament.
September 10, 2016 Beavers Hang Tough Against #8 St. John's After trailing behind 33-0 at halftime, the Buena Vista football team outscored St. John's 17-7 over the final 30 minutes during Saturday's home opener on Hall of Fame Day.
September 10, 2016 Beavers Score a Pair of Late Goals to Edge Bethany Lutheran Kevin Edgar broke a scoreless match when he perfectly executed a header off Sam McLachlan's corner kick in the 69' before Steve Nyaye drilled home a penalty kick with under 10 minutes to go, and the Buena Vista men's soccer match picked up a thrilling 2-0 victory inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium Friday night.
September 10, 2016 Women's Soccer Finishes in a 2-2 (2OT) Deadlock against the Vikings The Buena Vista women's soccer team couldn't quite hold onto a pair of leads on Friday evening as it hosted Bethany Lutheran (2-1-1), and the two teams finished the non-conference contest tied at 2-2.
September 10, 2016 Beavers host the Johnnies for 2016 Home Opener The Buena Vista football team will open its 2016 season on Saturday afternoon by hosting eighth-ranked St. John's University on Hall of Fame Day.
September 7, 2016 Riak Scores Twice as Men's Soccer Wins Home Opener, 3-1, over Mt. Marty Mt. Marty took a quick 1-0 lead on Buena Vista Wednesday night inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, but the Beavers came back to tie it at 1-1 heading to the half before a pair of second half goals gave them a 3-1 triumph in the home opener.
September 6, 2016 Balanced Offensive Attack Sends Beavers to Sweep of Vikings Four of the six Buena Vista starters finished with at least four kills, including junior Ali Grein and junior Jade Schaap, who each led the way with nine.
September 5, 2016 Men's Soccer Edged by Concordia-Moorhead, 1-0 Concordia-Moorhead scored less than eight minutes into the match to take a 1-0 lead, and that's the way the match would end as the Buena Vista men's soccer team was edged for the second time this season on Sunday afternoon.
September 3, 2016 Comeback Bid Falls Short for Beavers at Mayville St. Trailing 28-10 at the half, the Buena Vista football team clawed all the way back to within 35-33 midway through the fourth quarter, but a late touchdown by Mayville St. ended any comeback bid for the Beavers, as they fell in the 2016 season opener, 42-33.
September 4, 2016 Women's Soccer Posts Shutout in Season Opener It took just a few minutes before the Buena Vista women's soccer team notched its first goal of the 2016 season on Saturday afternoon before adding a pair of second half goals and picking up a 3-0 shutout inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium over visiting Grace University.
September 4, 2016 Volleyball Sweeps Macalester, Losses Tough Five-Set Thriller to Carleton The Buena Vista volleyball team got its day off to a strong start on Saturday by sweeping past Macalester to begin play at the St. Olaf & Carleton Tournament. Carleton, however, was able to hold off a tough comeback bid by the Beavers to win in five sets.
September 4, 2016 Kim Takes Seventh as Women's Golf Closes out Sail Classic Sophomore Emily Kim closed out the Sail Classic with a final round 86 on Saturday to finish in seventh place overall and lead the Beavers on their opening weekend.
September 3, 2016 Veteran Leadership to Guide Women's Soccer Team into 2016 Season The Buena Vista women’s soccer team is eager to get its 2016 season underway when it plays host to Grace University (Neb.) on Saturday evening inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 2, 2016 Emily Kim Fires Career-Best 79 to Pace Women's Golf Sophomore Emily Kim fired a first-round 79 on Friday afternoon and is third overall as the Buena Vista women's golf team began its 2016 fall campaign at the Sail Classic in Cedar Falls, hosted by Luther College.
September 3, 2016 Smith and Sampson Lead Men's Cross Country at Twilight Opener Buena Vista seniors Steven Smith and Ben Sampson were the top-two finishers for the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Friday night, as the team began its 2016 season by running at the 4k Augustana (SD) Twilight meet at Sioux Falls, S.D.
September 3, 2016 Women's Cross Country Runs Strong Individually at Twilight Meet The young Buena Vista women's cross country team gained valuable experience while running strong from an individual standpoint as the Beavers took part in the sixth annual Augustana (SD) Twilight meet on Friday evening at Sioux Falls, S.D.
September 2, 2016 Men's Soccer Edged by Tough Tommies Squad, 5-1 St. Thomas built a quick 5-0 first half lead before the Buena Vista men's soccer team began to settle in defensively, but the Beavers still came up short in their season opener, 5-1, on Friday evening in the Twin Cities.
September 2, 2016 Beavers Win Five Set Thriller to Cap 1-1 Opening Day Hamline came out and handed the Buena Vista volleyball a tough 3-0 loss in the season opener to begin the Grinnell College Triangular before the Beavers bounced back in thrilling fashion with a five-set triumph over the host Pioneers in the nightcap.
September 2, 2016 Women's Golf Adds Young Talent to Roster Heading into 2016-17 Season The Buena Vista women's golf team had some bright spots as it wrapped up last season, but heading into the 2016 fall season, the team is alright strides ahead of where it was at the end of the spring. That's exciting for second-year head coach Mike Jamieson.
September 2, 2016 Volleyball Aiming for First-Ever IIAC Title in 2016 The Buena Vista volleyball team had a losing record and won a combined 60 matches from 2006-12, but over the last three years alone, it has posted a winning record each year, won a combined 60 matches (10 IIAC) and has made the Iowa Conference Tournament the last two seasons.
September 2, 2016 Cross Country Teams Continue to Improve Heading into 2016 Season New Buena Vista head cross country coach Colt Slack will have a good mix of youth and experience stepping out on the course when his cross country teams begin the 2016 season this evening in a twighlight meet hosted by Augustana College (S.D.).
September 2, 2016 Women's Tennis Adds to Roster; Excited to Open New Campaign The Buena Vista women's tennis team broke camp last year still searching for additional players to fulfill a complete team. Things are different this year as it heads into Saturday's season openers with a deeper roster and some good young talent.
September 1, 2016 Deeper Men's Soccer Team Eager to begin 2016 Season Now in his third season, Buena Vista head men’s soccer coach Ben McArthur is eager to get his team’s 2016 season underway, and is excited to see what this group of guys can achieve. The Beavers begin play on Friday, September 2 against St. Thomas to begin the St. Thomas Tournament.
August 31, 2016 Beaver Football Takes the Road to Face Mayville St. in 2016 Opener With three weeks of practice nearly under its belt, the Buena Vista football team is anxiously awaiting to kick-off its 2016 campaign this Saturday afternoon with a non-conference road contest at Mayville St. University (N.D.).
August 25, 2016 Beavers Picked Ninth in 2016 Preseason Football Coaches Poll The Buena Vista football team has been picked by the Iowa Conference coaches to finish ninth this season according to its preseason coach's poll released on Thursday.
August 24, 2016 Volleyball Picked to Finish Third in IIAC The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has released its 2016 Preseason Volleyball Coaches Poll, and Buena Vista has been picked by the league coaches to finish third in this year's race.
August 3, 2016 Van Haaften, Players Reflect on Brazil Tour Buena Vista University head men's basketball coach Brian Van Haaften, along with players Kennedy Drey and Nick Clark, returned back to the United States on July 28 following a week-long Brazil Tour as part of the US Division III All-Star Team.
July 29, 2016 Sears and Spear Named Academic All-Americans by the USTFCCCA Buena Vista University sophomore Sybbie Sears and junior Madison Spear have each been named Academic All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2015-16 academic year as announced on July 28.
July 29, 2016 Women's Tennis has Two Individuals Earn Academic Honors by ITA Buena Vista University women's tennis players Madison Gierstorf and Tarynne Kinghorn have earned Scholar All-American honors by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
July 11, 2016 Van Haaften to Coach USA All-Star Team on Brazil Tour Buena Vista University head men's basketball coach Brian Van Haaften has been selected to serve as head coach for a USA Division III All-Star team that will take its talents on a Brazil Tour from July 19-28.
June 27, 2016 Yoder Joins Softball Coaching Staff in 2016-17 Buena Vista University head softball coach Mandie Berneking has named Katie Yoder as her top assistant coach beginning with the 2017 season.
June 27, 2016 Hodge Named Assistant Cross Country / Track & Field Coach Newly hired Buena Vista University head cross country / track & field coach Colt Slack has completed his coaching staff by hiring David Hodge as an assistant coach for the Beavers beginning in 2016-17.
March 31, 2016 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced Four new members will be enshrined into the Buena Vista University Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime ceremonies of the BVU and St. John’s University football game on Saturday, September 10, 2016 inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
June 1, 2016 Members of BVU Softball to Travel to Italy this Summer Three players and one coach from the Buena Vista University softball team will be traveling to Italy as a part of a select traveling team by the American International Sports Team (AIST). The team will represent USA in Italy against club teams from different regions of the country.
May 26, 2016 Neil Marshall Named First Team All-American by D3baseball.com The postseason awards keep on piling up for Buena Vista University senior second baseman Neil Marshall, but none bigger than becoming the program's first-ever First Team All-American by D3baseball.com as announced on Thursday.
May 25, 2016 Beaver Baseball Recognized in ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams The Buena Vista University baseball team had five players land spots on the All-Central Region Teams announced by the ABCA/Rawlings. The Beavers had a pair of First Team selections, one Second Team and two more Third Team players.
May 23, 2016 Marshall Named Central Region Player of the Year; Two others Honored Buena Vista University senior second baseman Neil Marshall headlines the Central Region All-Region honors as he has been named the region's Player of the Year. The Beavers also had seniors Tanner Truesdell and Bennett Mann recognized.
May 17, 2016 Cheyanne Boland Named Third Team All-Region by NFCA The National Faspitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced its 2016 All-Region Teams on Monday, and Buena Vista University catcher Cheyanne Boland was voted to the Third Team. A total of 364 players from across DIII earned recognition among the eight regions.
May 16, 2016 Marshall Named IIAC Position Player of the Year; Beavers Land Eight All-IIAC Selections The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its postseason baseball awards on Monday, and the Buena Vista University team was well represented. Senior Neil Marshall highlights the team by being named the IIAC Position Player of the Year.
May 14, 2016 Women's Track with More All-IIAC Finishes on Final Day The Buena Vista University women's outdoor track and field team finished up the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships in a strong way on Saturday by claiming three more all-conference performances to end the weekend with five overall.
May 15, 2016 Groth and Kuyateh Grab All-IIAC Honors to Lead Men's Track and Field Austin Groth was second in the 400 meter hurdles while Moussa Kuyateh took third in a very tight 100 meter dash race to help lead the way for the Buena Vista University men's outdoor track and field team on Saturday on the final day of the IIAC Championships.
May 14, 2016 Beavers Win Thriller over Coe; Lose Heartbreaker to Wartburg It was a day of rallies for the Buena Vista baseball team on Saturday as the Beavers scored two in the ninth inning to defeat Coe, 9-8, before overcoming a 6-1 deficit against #12 Wartburg to take a 9-7 lead in the ninth only to see the Knights score two in the ninth and one in the 10th to win 10-9.
May 14, 2016 Beall Earns Runner-up Finish to Start IIAC Championships for Men's Track & Field Freshman Drew Beall placed second in the shot put on Friday afternoon with a heave of 14.50 meters to help highlight the start of the IIAC Outdoor Championships for the Beavers.
May 14, 2016 Haer and Runneberg Earn All-IIAC Honors to begin IIAC Outdoor Championships The Buena Vista University women's outdoor track and field team had a pair of all-conference finishes and several other qualifying marks as the full schedule of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships got underway on Friday inside of Walston-Hoover Stadium on the Wartburg College campus.
May 13, 2016 Beavers Eliminate Simpson with 6-0 Victory Friday Night The Buena Vista University baseball team scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings before adding a pair of late insurance runs in the eighth en route to a 6-0 victory over Simpson on Friday night at the Iowa Conference Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids.
May 12, 2016 Colt Slack Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach On behalf of incoming Buena Vista University Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, it has been announced that Colt Slack will be the new head cross country/track & field coach for the Beavers, effective June 11, 2016. Slack will replace Ryan Schroeder who is departing BVU after two seasons.
May 12, 2016 #17 Beavers Drop IIAC Tournament Opener 8-4 to Third-Seed Luther Third-seed Luther plated three runs in both the third and sixth innings and held off a late Beaver rally, as the Norse held on for an 8-4 victory inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium on day one of the IIAC Tournament.
May 12, 2016 #17 Beaver Baseball Set to begin Quest for IIAC Tournament Title The Buena Vista University baseball team takes the field at 4:00pm Thursday afternoon to begin play in the 2016 Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium. The second-seed Beavers will take on the winner of third-seed Luther and sixth-seed Simpson.
May 9, 2016 Beaver Softball Lands Four All-IIAC Players; One Honorable Mention The Buena Vista softball team was recognized for one of its best seasons in the last 15 years by landing four All-Iowa Conference selections along with one additional Honorable Mention honoree as announced by the league office on Monday.
May 7, 2016 Baseball Closes Regular Season with DH Sweep of Storm The #23 Buena Vista baseball team closed out the regular season on Saturday afternoon by sweeping a doubleheader at Simpson College and taking the series from the Storm, 3-1.
May 7, 2016 Men's T/F with Strong Showing Leading up to IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team got in its final tune-up before next week's Iowa Conference Championships with several personal-best marks and high placings during the Dr. Tucker Open on Friday, hosted by Loras College.
May 7, 2016 Sears and Haer Claim Individual Titles in Final Tune-up for IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team had its final competition before next week's Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships, and the Beavers had a pair of individual championships along with a handful of other top-five finishes.
May 7, 2016 Baseball Salvages Split with Storm after Heartbreaking Loss in Opener The Buena Vista baseball team blew a 10-3 lead late in the series opener on Friday afternoon at Simpson as the Storm rallied with four runs in the seventh to win in walk-off fashion, 11-10. The Beavers dominated game two from the outset en route to a 10-1 triumph.
May 7, 2016 Softball Eliminated from IIAC Tournament with 7-2 Loss to Wartburg Wartburg College used a four-run sixth inning to break open a 2-2 tie, and the sixth-seeded Knights outlasted the third-seeded Buena Vista softball team, 7-2, on Friday afternoon on day one of the Iowa Conference Tournament in Decorah.
May 3, 2016 Baseball Sweeps Weekly IIAC Honors The Buena Vista baseball team swept the weekly Iowa Conference baseball awards on Tuesday morning with senior second baseman Neil Marshall tabbed the Position Player of the Week while Jacob Hadaway earned Pitcher of the Week accolades. The recognition covers games played thru Sunday, May 1.
May 2, 2016 Baseball Secures First Round Bye into IIAC Tournament with Series Win over Norse The Buena Vista baseball team tallied 20 runs and hit four home runs on the day en route to a doubleheader sweep that capped off the four-game weekend sweep at Luther College on Monday afternoon. In the process, the Beavers assured themselves of no worse than a second-place IIAC finish.
May 2, 2016 Beaver Softball is Third Seed in IIAC Tournament The 2016 Iowa Conference Softball Tournament gets underway this Friday, May 6, at Decorah, Iowa with top-seed Luther College serving as the the host. Buena Vista, which finished 7-5 during IIAC play, will be the third seed and open play on Friday afternoon at 4:30pm against sixth-seed Wartburg (6-6 IIAC).
May 1, 2016 Marshall Sets IIAC Record during DH Sweep at Luther Senior Neil Marshall doubled with one out in the seventh and scored one batter later on Brandon Wessels home run to left to help lift BVU to a 5-4 victory in the opener of Sunday's doubleheader. He also doubled in a run as BVU completed the sweep with a 2-0 victory in game two.
May 1, 2016 Rain Washes out DH with Dubuque Due to the amount of rainfall that has fallen, and the unfavorable playing conditions, today’s rescheduled Iowa Conference doubleheader between Buena Vista and Dubuque that was to be played in Storm Lake has been cancelled and will not be made up.
April 30, 2016 Men's Golf Finishes Final Nine Holes of IIAC Championships on Saturday The career of John Bral came to an end on Saturday, as did the season for the Buena Vista men's golf team, as the Beavers played the back nine holes to conclude the final round of the Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships at Oneota Golf and Country Club.
April 29, 2016 Beavers Take Three Titles at Grand View Classic The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team captured three titles and several more top-five finishes on Friday during the Grand View Classic, hosted by Grand View University.
April 29, 2016 Smith and Sears Bring Home Titles from Grand View Classic Martina Smith and Sybbie Sears highlighted the day for the Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team as they each brought home individual titles.
April 29, 2016 Grossnickle's 76 Highlights Third Round for BVU at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team has wrapped up 63 holes of the IIAC Men's Golf Championships after playing 27 holes on Friday at Oneota Golf and Country Club. Senior John Bral is 25th with nine holes left with Devin Grossnickle close behind in 28th.
April 28, 2016 Baseball Shifts Weekend Series at Luther to Sunday-Monday The Buena Vista baseball weekend series at Luther College for April 29-30 has been pushed back and will now take place on May 1-2 due to the threat of rain.
April 28, 2016 Softball vs. Dubuque Postponed to Sunday Due to the high threat of significant rainfall on Saturday, April 30, the Buena Vista softball doubleheader scheduled for that day has been postponed to Sunday, May 1. Start time has also been adjusted to 3:00pm.
April 26, 2016 Baseball Powers its Way to Season Sweep of Kohawks The Buena Vista baseball team pounded out 34 hits, including six home runs, as it powered its way to a doubleheader sweep at Coe College on Tuesday afternoon which also completed the season sweep of the Kohawks.
April 26, 2016 Men's Tennis Wraps up Season with Home Match against Morningside The Buena Vista men's tennis team hosted Morningside College on Tuesday afternoon to wrap up the 2015-16 season, and it was the Mustangs going on to earn the 8-1 victory.
April 26, 2016 Softball on Wednesday at Bethel Cancelled The Buena Vista non-conference doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at Bethel University has been cancelled due to the strong threat of rain. The games will not be made up.
April 24, 2016 Men's Track & Field Posts Personal Best Marks at Red Raider Open The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team continued its spring schedule on Saturday at the Red Raider Open hosted by Northwestern College in Orange City, and despite a stiff breeze was still able to post a handful of season-best finishes.
April 23, 2016 Women's Track and Field Claim a Pair of Titles at Red Raider Open It was another successful weekend for several of the Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field athletes as the Beavers competed in the Red Raider Open, hosted by Northwestern College in Orange City on Friday and Saturday.
April 23, 2016 Beavers Win Series over Spartans; Conclude Home Schedule Buena Vista rallied twice in the final two innings of Saturday afternoon's opener before finally hanging on to a thrilling 6-5 victory over visiting Dubuque. The Spartans, however, handed BVU just its second home loss of the year in the home and series finale by winning 4-0 in game two.
April 23, 2016 Bral Climbs up Leaderboard after Round of 75 Buena Vista senior John Bral bounced back nicely after a tough opening round 82 on Friday to card a three-over 75 on Saturday during second round action of the Iowa Conference Championships from Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.
April 23, 2016 Softball Wins 20th Game during Split with Duhawks For the first time since 2001, the Buena Vista softball team has reached 20 wins in a season, and the Beavers did it in dramatic fashion by scoring five times in the seventh inning of game one en route to an 8-5 victory. The Duhawks salvaged the split by taking game two, 6-3.
April 22, 2016 Baseball Claims First Two Games with Spartans The Buena Vista baseball team began its final homestand of the season on Friday afternoon by taking the first two games of the four-game series by scores of 4-3 and 5-3.
April 22, 2016 Men's Golf in Eighth after First Round of IIAC Championships John Bral carded the low round of the day at 82 for Buena Vista, as the Beavers completed their first 18 holes of the Iowa Conference Championships out at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City on Friday.
April 19, 2016 Beavers Rally Late past Storm in Opener; Suffer Hearbtreaking Loss in Nightcap Buena Vista scored six times in the seventh inning of game one to overcome a 2-1 deficit to win 7-2, but after rallying back from a 3-0 deficit in game two, the Beavers saw Simpson score three times in the ninth inning to stun them, 6-5.
April 19, 2016 Bycroft Powers her Way to IIAC Weekly Honors Buena Vista sophomore Keely Bycroft turned in a stellar week at the plate for the Beavers, and has been awarded for those efforts by being the IIAC Softball Position Player of the Week.
April 19, 2016 Marshall Tabbed IIAC Baseball Position Player of the Week For the third time in his career, and the first this season, Buena Vista senior second baseman Neil Marshall has been named the Iowa Conference Baseball Position Player of the Week.
April 16, 2016 Men's Outdoor Track and Field Competes at Sioux City Relays The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team continued its spring schedule by taking part in the two-day Sioux City Relays, inside of Olsen Stadium in Sioux City on Friday and Saturday.
April 16, 2016 Men's Tennis Concluded IIAC Schedule with a Pair of Road Matches The Buena Vista men's tennis team wrapped up its regular season Iowa Conference schedule on Saturday with a pair of road matches at Central and Simpson, respectively.
April 16, 2016 Softball Edged Twice by #2 Luther In a match-up of the top-two teams in the Iowa Conference standings, the Buena Vista softball hang tough all day against second-ranked Luther College, but in the end it was the Norse escaping with the sweep by scores of 2-1 and 5-1.
April 16, 2016 Women's Golf Continues Spring Schedule Emily Kim turned in a round of 92 and is tied for 29th following the first 18 holes of play on Saturday at the Wartburg College Spring Invite.
April 16, 2016 Wessels Reaches Hit Milestone as Beavers Sweep Dutch on Saturday Senior Brandon Wessels had three hits in Buena Vista's 7-2 game win over Central, and in the process, became the third player in school history to reach 200 in his career. The Beavers also went on to win game two, 16-9, to complete the doubleheader sweep and take 3-of-4 in the series.
April 15, 2016 Comeback Bid Falls Short as Beavers Split DH with Central The bats were alive and well during Friday night's series opener against visiting Central College as BVU erupted for an 11-2 victory, but were held in check during game two as the Dutch hung on for a narrow 7-6 decision.
April 13, 2016 Men's Tennis Handed 8-1 Loss by Nationally-Ranked Kohawks The Buena Vista men's tennis team hosted nationally-ranked Coe College on Wednesday afternoon, but came up on the short-end of an 8-1 loss.
April 13, 2016 Beavers Sweep Dutch for First Time since 1996 The Buena Vista softball team matched its highest win total since 2001 on Wednesday afternoon, and in the process completed its first doubleheader sweep of Central College since 1996, as it won by scores of 9-0 (5) and 5-4 (10).
April 12, 2016 Gibbs' Big Game Lifts BVU to DH Split with Kohawks Ashley Gibbs doubled and drilled a three-run home run over the left center field scoreboard to help the Buena Vista softball team knock-off visiting Coe College, 7-2, and in game two and earn a doubleheader split with the Kohawks.
April 12, 2016 Baseball Takes a Pair from Kohawks on Tuesday Buena Vista outlasted visiting Coe College in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader by scoring twice in the sixth inning to win 10-9. It was all Beavers in the nightcap, as BVU scored four times in the seventh inning to win 11-1 (7 innings).
April 10, 2016 Bral in Second after First Round of Duhawk Spring Invite Senior John Bral fired an opening round 73 on Sunday afternoon as he helped highlight the day for the Buena Vista men's golf team at the Duhawk Spring Invite, hosted by Loras College.
April 10, 2016 Baseball Splits with Knights in Sunday's Series Finale After falling twice to Wartburg on Saturday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team bounced back for a strong 6-2 win in the first game of Sunday's twinbill, but suffered a tough 5-1 setback in the finale.
April 10, 2016 Softball Sweeps Wartburg to Kick-off IIAC Schedule The Buena Vista softball team ran its overall win streak to four games on Saturday after completing a doubleheader sweep at Wartburg College to begin the Iowa Conference schedule. The Beavers scored a pair of late runs in the opener to win 4-2 before cruising to a lopsided 14-1 (5 inning) triumph in game two.
April 10, 2016 #20 Beavers Swept by Wartburg to begin Four-Game Series The Buena Vista baseball team was playing its first Iowa Conference road games of the year on Saturday afternoon, and were handed a pair of tough losses by preseason favorite, Wartburg College, by scores of 5-2 and 8-0.
April 10, 2016 Women's Track & Field with Strong Showing at Dordt College Open There were a total of eight top-three finishes for the Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team on Saturday at the Dordt College Open, highlighted by Tina Ageson winning the hammer throw with a toss of 45.76m (150' 1").
April 10, 2016 Groth Takes 110m Hurdle Title to Highlight Day at Dordt College Open Austin Groth won the 110-meter hurdles and was runner-up in the 400m race, to help highlight the day of strong performances for the Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team on Saturday at the Dordt College Open.
April 10, 2016 Bral Takes 11th to Lead Men's Golf at Wartburg Spring Invite Senior John Bral turned in a 76 on Saturday to help highlight the day for the Buena Vista men's golf team, which took part in the weather-shortened Wartburg College Invite, held at Prairie Links Golf Course.
April 10, 2016 Men's Tennis Drops a Pair of IIAC Road Matches on Saturday After splitting a pair of home matches earlier in the week, the Buena Vista men's tennis team took its game on the road Saturday for a pair of Iowa Conference matches. The Beavers, however, came up on the short end in both outings, falling at Luther College, 9-0, before an 8-1 setback at Wartburg.
April 7, 2016 Men's Tennis With Commanding Non-Conference Win over Martin Luther The Buena Vista men's tennis team played a home match for the second straight day, and on Thursday came away with a convincing 7-2 win over visiting Martin Luther College.
April 7, 2016 Softball Sweeps Non-Conference DH with Minnesota-Morris Both teams fought through the cool temperatures and the strong winds on Thursday afternoon, but in the end it was the Buena Vista softball team picking up the doubleheader sweep of visiting Minnesota-Morris by scores of 6-5 (8) and 9-0 (5).
April 7, 2016 Baseball Weekend Series at Wartburg Pushed Back to Saturday/Sunday Due to forecasted weather and wind conditions, the Buena Vista baseball series scheduled at Wartburg College has been pushed back to a Saturday-Sunday schedule.
April 6, 2016 Habermann and Brace Continue Dominance; Beavers Edged in Heartbreaker to Loras Chris Habermann and Jesse Brace ran their number one doubles win streak to five matches on Wednesday night, but in the end it was the Loras College Duhawks who held off the Buena Vista men's tennis team inside of the Lamberti Rec Center, 5-4.
April 5, 2016 Baseball Moves up in both National Polls Following its four-game weekend series sweep at home of Loras College, the Buena Vista baseball team continues to move up in the latest national polls.
April 5, 2016 Wes Onken Lands Weekly IIAC Pitching Honor Buena Vista senior relief pitcher Wes Onken has been recognized for his performances on the mound this past weekend by earning Iowa Conference Pitcher of the Week accolades for the first time in his career.
April 5, 2016 Men's Track & Field Posts Several Top-3 Finishes at Last Minute Invite The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team got its outdoor schedule off and running on Sunday by taking part in the Last Minute Invite in Cedar Rapids, hosted by Coe College.
April 5, 2016 Women Track & Field Captures Three Titles on Sunday The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team had a solid start to their outdoor season on Sunday by taking part in the Last Minute Invite, hosted by Coe College. The Beavers landed three individual champions and took third overall as a team.
April 4, 2016 Weather Forces Postponement of Tuesday's Baseball & Softball DH Due to a strong chance of rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for Storm Lake on Tuesday, the Buena Vista vs. Coe College baseball and softball doubleheaders that were scheduled have been postponed.
April 3, 2016 Men's Tennis Edged in a Pair of Home Matches on Saturday Chris Habermann and Jess Brace continue to shine for the Buena Vista men's tennis team this season, as the duo picked up two more wins at number one doubles on Saturday as the Beavers hosted a pair of non-conference matches.
April 3, 2016 Softball Drops a Pair of Hard Fought Games on Sunday The Buena Vista softball team wrapped up the two-day Central College Tournament with a pair of games on Sunday, but the Beavers came up just short in both contests, losing 4-1 to William Penn before suffering a heartbreaking 2-1 setback to sixth-ranked Wash U (Mo.).
April 3, 2016 #25 Beavers Complete Four-Game Sweep of Duhawks The 25th-ranked Buena Vista baseball team finished off the opening weekend of the Iowa Conference schedule in a dominating way by pounding out 24 hits on Sunday, as the Beavers picked up a pair of victories to complete the four-game sweep over visiting Loras College.
April 2, 2016 Softball Splits DH on Opening Day of Central College Tournament The Buena Vista softball team used a big six-run sixth inning in its opener against UW-LaCrosse en route to a 12-8 win before suffering a tough 7-3 setback in game two against Gustavus Adolphus.
April 2, 2016 Baseball Sweeps DH from Loras to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista baseball team moved its overall win streak up to six while taking a pair of games from visiting Loras College on Saturday, as the Beavers began Iowa Conference play by taking the field at home for the first time this season.
March 31, 2016 IIAC Opener Postponed to Sunday due to Weather Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Thursday night into Friday, the Buena Vista baseball team has adjusted its Iowa Conference opening weekend schedule against Loras College to be played here in Storm Lake.
March 30, 2016 Kerkhoff Voted IIAC Freshman of the Year; Barrow Tabbed All-IIAC The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its end-of-the-year major award winners on Wednesday morning, and Buena Vista's Brad Kerkhoff has been tabbed the IIAC Freshman of the Year.
March 26, 2016 Beavers Post Thrilling 12-9 Win over Williams to End Spring Trip The offense for the Buena Vista baseball team has been able to produce runs late in games, and Friday was no different, as the Beavers scored five times over the final two innings to hang on and defeat Williams, 12-9, and wrap up their spring break trip at 6-2 overall.
March 24, 2016 Beavers Roar Back for Dramatic Comeback Win over Carthage Trailing 11-4 as it went to bat in the eighth inning, the Buena Vista baseball team would go onto plate seven unearned run to tie things at 11-11 before senior Neil Marshall hit a walk-off double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Beavers to a dramatic 12-11 victory over Carthage College on Thursday afternoon.
March 23, 2016 Baseball Hangs on for 10-8 Win over Colby The Buena Vista baseball team overcame a 7-6 deficit to score four straight runs before hanging on in the end for a 10-8 victory over Colby College on Wednesday afternoon.
March 23, 2016 Men's Tennis Handed Loss by St. Thomas The Buena Vista men's tennis team resumed play in Hilton Head, S.C. on Wednesday against St. Thomas, but it was the Tommies who came out on top with a 9-0 victory over the Beavers.
March 23, 2016 Tommies Rally to Hand BVU Hertbreaking 4-3 Loss on Wednesday Buena Vista led 3-0 and was just three outs away from a victory to end its spring break trip, but St. Thomas rallied with four seventh-inning runs to stun the Beavers on Wednesday, 4-3.
March 21, 2016 Jack Denholm Named BVU's Next Director of Athletics Buena Vista University (BVU) has announced the hiring of Jack Denholm, to replace Christyn Abaray as the university’s next Director of Athletics. He is scheduled to begin his duties on campus on or around June 15th.
March 23, 2016 Beavers Split Lopsided DH with Hamline After being handed a tough 16-4 loss to start the day against Hamline, Buena Vista came right back with a lopsided win of its own, downing the Pipers, 17-3, in the nightcap. Both games were stopped after seven innings due to the run rule.
March 23, 2016 Habermann and Brace Pick up Doubles Win against Millikin The Buena Vista men's tennis team played its second match of the spring trip to Hilton Head, S.C., and it was highlighted by Chris Habermann and Jesse Brace's number one singles win, 8-4.
March 22, 2016 Softball Earns 10th Win of Year with DH Split on Tuesday A comeback bid fell short in the opener against Carthage College (Wis.) as BVU had its four-game win streak halted with a 6-4 loss, but the Beavers responded nicely in the finale by scoring a late run and edging the University of Chicago, 2-1.
March 22, 2016 Truesdell Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Senior outfielder Tanner Truesdell had a big weekend at the plate for Buena Vista, and for that success he has been named the Iowa Conference's Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending March 20.
March 21, 2016 St. Olaf Defeats Men's Tennis in Spring Break Opener The Buena Vista men's tennis team again making its spring break trip to Hilton Head, S.C., for a few matches, beginning with one against St. Olaf on Monday morning. The Beavers dropped a few tough, narrow matches, and would fall to the Oles, 7-0.
March 21, 2016 Comeback Bid Comes up Short in Loss to Carthage Carthage jumped out to a 9-0 lead and scored four key insurance runs in the eighth inning, as the Red Men held on to hand Buena Vista a tough 13-8 loss on Monday afternoon.
March 21, 2016 Softball Pushes Win Streak to Four with Two Victories on Monday Buena Vista plated 15 more runs on Monday morning and ran its overall win streak to four games with victories against Elmhurst and Fontbonne, respectively.
March 21, 2016 Baseball Rallies for 8-5 Win over Cal Lutheran After posting 24 runs and 23 hits to begin the Spring Trip on Saturday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team struggled a bit more on Sunday, but managed to rally late for an 8-5 win over Cal Lutheran.
March 21, 2016 Beavers Roll to a Pair of Wins on Sunday The Buena Vista softball team surrendered just one run while picking up two wins on Sunday as the team continued its Spring Break trip down south in Clermont, Fla.
March 19, 2016 Bats Explode for 24 Runs in Blow Out Win over George Fox The Buena Vista baseball team pounded out 23 hits and scored in all but one inning on Saturday afternoon, en route to a lopsided 24-3 victory over George Fox University to begin its annual Spring Break trip in Tucson, Ariz.
March 16, 2016 Beavers and Red Raiders Split DH on Wednesday Cheyanne Boland drilled a three-run, walk-off home run to dead center in the fifth inning of the opener against Northwestern College (IA) to send the Beavers to a 12-3 victory before the bats went more silent in the nightcap as the Red Raiders scored a pair of late runs for a 3-1 win.
March 15, 2016 Kerkhoff is Scholar All-American for 2015-16 Season Buena Vista freshman 149-pounder Brad Kerkhoff had a solid season on the wrestling mat this season, but was also awarded for his success off of it by being named a Scholar All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA).
March 14, 2016 Clark Named First Team All-West Region by D3hoops.com Senior point guard Nick Clark continues to earn high postseason accolades after he was voted First Team All-West Region by D3hoops.com on Monday.
March 12, 2016 Softball Splits DH with Pointers to begin Home Schedule UW-Stevens Point scored twice in the top of the seventh in the opener to trip up the Beavers, 3-2, in game one of a doubleheader on Saturday, before BVU stormed back in the finale to pick up a 9-1 (5 inning) victory. The games were the home opener for the Beavers.
March 11, 2016 Saturday's Doubleheader to be Played at Softball Complex The Buena Vista softball team will play host to UW-Stevens Point on Saturday in games that have been moved to Storm Lake from the Rochester Dome, and those games will be played out at the softball complex.
March 11, 2016 Sampson Finishes 11th during 800m Prelims Buena Vista junior Ben Sampson came up short in his bid to give the Beavers consecutive All-Americans in the 800m run as he came in 11th during the prelims of the race on Friday afternoon at the NCAA DIII Track & Field Indoor Championships, hosted by Grinnell College.
March 8, 2016 Wessels Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior catcher Brandon Wessels has been named this week's Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week.
March 8, 2016 Beaver Softball Picked Fifth in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Buena Vista softball team totaled 24 points and finished fifth in the Iowa Conference Preseason Coaches Poll announced on Monday.
March 7, 2016 Sampson Qualifies for NCAA DIII Indoor National Track & Field Championships Buena Vista junior Ben Sampson will be competing at this year's NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 11-12 at Grinnell College.
March 7, 2016 Beavers Announce 2016 Football Schedule Buena Vista head football coach, Jay Anderson, has announced his team's playing schedule for the 2016 campaign.
March 5, 2016 Softball Edged in Extra's by Gusties; Rolls Past UW-River Falls The Buena Vista softball team looked to hand Gustavus Adolphus its first loss of the year during its opener on Saturday evening inside of the Rochester Dome, but the Beavers came up short in eight innings, falling 6-4. The team did, however, come right back to roll past UW-River Falls, 9-0 (5 inn.).
March 6, 2016 Men's Tennis Wins Thriller over Dubuque; Falls to Augustana (S.D.) The Buena Vista men's tennis team opened its spring home schedule on Saturday, and in the process, captured a key Iowa Conference victory over the University of Dubuque, 5-4.
March 2, 2016 Clark Named First Team All-IIAC; Drey Voted Second Team The Buena Vista men's basketball team landed a pair of All-Iowa Conference performers as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
March 2, 2016 Flynn-Graves and Fisher Named All-IIAC Seniors Jasmyn Flynn-Graves and Lexi Fisher have been selected to the All-Iowa Conference women's basketball team as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
March 1, 2016 Fisher Named Finalist for Jostens Trophy Buena Vista senior guard Lexi Fisher has been named one of 10 finalists for this year's Jostens Trophy, as announced by the Salem Rotary Club on Tuesday afternoon.
February 29, 2016 Baseball Wraps up Season Opening Trip at 3-1 The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up a successful opening weekend of play on Monday afternoon with a commanding 12-2 (8 inning) win over UW-Oshkosh after having lost an 11-inning game to begin the day (6-5) to Concordia-Chicago.
February 29, 2016 Softball Opens 2016 Season with a Split inside Rochester Dome The 2016 season got underway for Buena Vista with a thrilling 1-0 victory over St. Scholastica on Sunday afternoon inside of the Rochester Dome before the Beavers fell in its second contest, 11-3 (6 inn.) to unbeaten St. Catherine.
February 29, 2016 Baseball Moves to 2-0 with Convincing Win over North Park The offense got going on Saturday for Buena Vista which posted 15 hits and scored in the final four innings to break open the game and defeat North Park, 11-2, inside of GCS Ballpark.
February 28, 2016 Barrow Takes Fifth; Garcia & Kerkhoff Finish 6th Sophomore 141-pounder Nashid Barrow's bid for a second straight NCAA Tournament berth came up a little short on Saturday as the Beavers took part in the NCAA Central Regional Tournament at Five Flags in Dubuque.
February 28, 2016 Baseball Opens Season with Win over #6 Webster on Saturday Senior Justin Lange pitched six shutout innings, and Buena Vista strung together just enough offense to help lift it to a solid 2-0 season-opening victory over #6 Webster University on Saturday afternoon at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Ill.
February 28, 2016 Men's Tennis Comes up Short in a Pair of Non-Conference Matches The Buena Vista men's tennis team continued its spring schedule on Saturday by traveling to Mt. Vernon and playing non-conference matches against both Grinnell College as well as the host Rams.
February 28, 2016 Wessling and Sampson Set School Records; Kuyateh Claims 60m Title on Final Day Juniors Kyle Wessling and Ben Sampson each posted stellar school record performances, and freshman Moussa Kuyateh tallied the lone individual title for the men, to help highlight the final day of competition for the Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team on Saturday inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 28, 2016 Women's Track & Field with Multiple All-IIAC Performances on Final Day The Buena Vista women's track and field team had a solid final day of the Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday with three all-conference finishes and several top-eight performances en route to 68 points and a sixth-place standing.
February 27, 2016 Softball Poised to Make Noise in IIAC Standings in 2016 Buena Vista head softball coach Mandie Berneking only has one season at BVU under her belt, but she has quickly put together a young squad that could be poised to make a high finish in the 2016 Iowa Conference standings.
February 27, 2016 Haer Captures Long Jump Title to Lead BVU Women Morganne Haer gave Buena Vista its first Iowa Conference championship of the weekend by winning the women's long jump on Friday night with a personal best leap of 5.29 meters.
February 26, 2016 Men T/F with Strong Showing to Open IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's track and field team had a conference runner-up, more personal bests and a handful of performances into Saturday's finals, as it concluded day one of the 2016 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships, hosted by BVU.
February 26, 2016 Veteran Group Looks to Lead Beaver Baseball in 2016 Depth and experience will not be a concern for the Buena Vista baseball team as it gets set to begin its 2016 campaign, and that is something that head coach Steve Eddie will lean on to help guide his squad to what they believe can be its second Iowa Conference title in three years.
February 26, 2016 Late Surge Gives Norse Semifinal Win over BVU Luther College scored the first seven points of the fourth quarter to build a nine-point cushion and Buena Vista was just not able to recover from that spurt, as the Beavers had their season come to an end on Thursday night in Decorah with a 74-65 loss in the IIAC Tournament semifinals.
February 25, 2016 Beavers Conclude Season with Loss in Semifinals to Wartburg Buena Vista cut a 28-point deficit down to 12, but the late rally was too-little-to-late for the Beavers, as they fall in the Iowa Conference Tournament semifinals to second-seed Wartburg on Thursday night, 92-77.
February 23, 2016 Beavers Roll Past Storm and into IIAC Tournament Semifinals Just last Wednesday, Buena Vista had a rough shooting night and was dealt a 17-point loss at Simpson, but the Beavers put that game behind them and went into Indianola on Tuesday night and rolled past the Storm, 87-58, to advance to the Iowa Conference Tournament semifinals.
February 23, 2016 Monster Fourth Quarter Lifts Beavers into Semifinals Buena Vista went on a 13-0 run to start the fourth quarter and never looked back, as the Beavers advanced to Thursday's Iowa Conference Tournament semifinals with an 87-61 home victory over Simpson on Tuesday night.
February 20, 2016 Beavers Clinch Final Spot into IIAC Tournament with Convincing Win over Kohawks The Buena Vista men's basketball team put its recent long range shoot struggles aside on Saturday afternoon as the Beavers made 16-of-29 from downtown en route to a 100-84 road win at Coe in the regular season finale.
February 20, 2016 Women's Basketball Suffers Loss to Coe; Claims 4th Seed in IIAC Tournament Jasmyn Flynn-Graves scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Becca Pennington added 17 points and five boards, but the Buena Vista women's basketball team played could not make that final late-game push, as they fell at Coe College, 92-78, on Saturday to conclude the regular season.
February 17, 2016 Cold Shooting Dooms Beaver Men in 74-57 Loss at Simpson Buena Vista was held to just 33 percent shooting from the field on Wednesday night at Simpson, as the Storm broke open the game late in the first half en route to a 74-57 victory over the Beavers in Indianola.
February 17, 2016 Storm Hand Women's Basketball Tough 71-64 Road Loss Simpson College went to the free-throw line twice as many times as Buena Vista on Wednesday night and outscored the Beavers by 13 at the charity stripe en route to a 71-64 victory in Indianola.
February 14, 2016 Shorthanded Men's Tennis Squad Opens Spring Season with a Pair of Road Matches The Buena Vista men's tennis team played a few players down on Saturday when it traveled to Fremont, Neb., to play non-conference matches against a pair of NAIA foes.
February 16, 2016 Women's Tennis Team Opened Spring Campaign The Buena Vista women's tennis team played three of its four spring matches over the last three days, including a 3-3 tie here in Storm Lake against Grand View University of Tuesday afternoon.
February 13, 2016 Duhawks Rally Late to Edge Men's Hoops, 73-71 Loras College scored 10 of the final 13 points, including three straight, and knocked off Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, 73-71.
February 13, 2016 Men Track & Field Takes Sixth at Darren Young Invite Moussa Kuyateh was the lone champion for the Buena Vista men on Saturday, but the Beavers had several top-eight finishes en route to a sixth-place finish at the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College.
February 14, 2016 Women's Track & Field Takes Fifth at Darren Young Invite The Buena Vista women's track and field team took fifth on Saturday during the Darren Young Invite, hosted by Grinnell College.
February 13, 2016 Duhawks Hold off Late Beaver Surge to Win 71-68 Buena Vista rallied from an 11-point deficit to get as close as two late in regulation, but a last-second three-point shot was knocked away as time expired, and visiting Loras College hung on for a 71-68 victory on Saturday afternoon inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 12, 2016 #11 Luther Defeats Buena Vista, 45-3 Eleventh-ranked Luther College won seven of the eight matches wrestled and took advantage of a pair of forfeits to knock of Buena Vista on Friday night, 45-3. The meet was Senior Night for BVU and the final regular season competition.
February 12, 2016 PREVIEW: Beaver host #11 Luther in Regular Season Finale Not only will the Buena Vista wrestling team wrap up its home schedule tonight against #11 Luther College, the Beavers will also wrap up the regular season schedule when it hosts the Norse for a 7:00pm Iowa Conference dual inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 10, 2016 Men's Hoops Rolls to 94-75 Road Win at Central Buena Vista shot a sizzling 52.1 percent from the field and made eight three-point buckets en route to a pivotal 94-75 road victory at Central College on Wednesday night.
February 10, 2016 Duhawks Finish Strong during 26-13 Win over Beavers Buena Vista jumped out to a 13-3 lead at Loras on Wednesday night, but the Duhawks took over in the upper weights en route to a 26-13 Iowa Conference dual victory over the Beavers inside of the Athletics and Wellness Center.
February 10, 2016 Fisher's Career-High 36 Lead Beavers to 83-70 Win over Dutch Senior Lexi Fisher scored a career-high 36 points while fellow senior Jasmyn Flynn-Graves added 18, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team won its third straight game with an 83-70 road victory over Central College on Wednesday night to complete the season sweep.
February 10, 2016 Big Week for Beaver Men begins with Road Game at Central The Buena Vista men's basketball sits one game out of the IIAC Tournament race with four games remaining, so the Beavers will look to get back on track and begin the stretch run strong with games against Central and Loras this week.
February 10, 2016 Women's Hoops to Face Central and Loras to begin Home Stretch There are four regular season games left to be played, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team sits one game behind league-leading Luther College for a spot atop the Iowa Conference standings. The Beavers will look to at least maintain its spot which begins tonight with a road contest at Central College at 6:00pm.
February 10, 2016 PREVIEW: Beaver Grapplers Look for Consecutive IIAC Victories Coming off a thrilling 22-20 home victory over Simpson College this past Friday night, the Buena Vista wrestling team will look to make it two straight conference wins tonight when they hit the road and travel to Loras College (1-12, 1-4 IIAC). Start time inside of the Athletics and Wellness Center is set for 7:00pm.
February 7, 2016 Men's Track and Field with More Strong Finishes at BVU Invite Ben Sampson was second in the 400 meter dash and Austin Groth won the 60 meter hurdles, as the Beavers continued to post strong performances in multiple events during its own BVU Invite.
February 7, 2016 Beavers Claim Three Individual Titles during BVU Invite For the second straight week, the Buena Vista women's track and field team had the luxury of competing on its own surface, and just like last week, it brought home more individual titles en route to fourth place team effort among the 10 teams taking part.
February 6, 2016 Beavers Dealt Tough 84-70 Home Loss by Luther Nick Clark scored 20 points, while Robby Burke and Thomas Wisecup added 12 and 11, respectively, but it was the strong three-point shooting of Luther that made a difference on Saturday night, as the Norse handed the Beavers an 84-70 home loss.
February 6, 2016 Women's Hoops Holds off Luther; Moves into Second in IIAC Standings Seniors Lexi Fisher and Jasmyn Flynn-Graves each scored 17 points while Lacey Vokt added 11, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team held off a late surge by league-leading Luther College on Saturday afternoon to earn an 81-71 home victory over the Norse.
February 5, 2016 Beavers Capture Thrilling IIAC Home Victory over Simpson Buena Vista was just too much in the lower weights on Friday night during an Iowa Conference showdown against visiting Simpson College, and the Beavers overcame a 20-11 deficit with bonus points at the final two weights to edge the Storm, 22-20.
February 5, 2016 PREVIEW: Wrestling Hosting Storm on Professor Appreciation Night Buena Vista (2-8, 0-4 IIAC) will be back inside of Siebens Fieldhouse tonight when it hosts visiting Simpson College ( in an Iowa Conference Dual beginning at 7:00pm.
February 4, 2016 Three-Point Shooting Lifts Spartans over Beavers on Wednesday Junior Sean Morgan made 10-of-13 shots and finished with a career-high 24 points for Buena Vista, Kennedy Drey posted 10 points and 12 rebounds, but it was the University of Dubuque outscoring BVU by 30 points from behind the arc in the contest en route to a 95-83 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Wednesday night.
February 3, 2016 Balanced Scoring Highlights Women's Hoops in Win over Spartans The Buena Vista women's basketball team used a 28-8 edge in the second quarter to blow open a three-point game, and the Beavers went on to top the University of Dubuque on Wednesday night, 85-56, inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 31, 2016 Men's Track & Field Crown Three Champs during Dennis Young Classic Ben Sampson, Austin Groth and Kyle Wessling all captured individual titles, while three others posted top-three finishes to help highlight the Buena Vista track and field team during the annual Dennis Young Classic that wrapped up Saturday inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
January 30, 2016 Women's Track & Field Crown a Pair of Champs; Take Third Overall at Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista women's track and field team had 12 top-three placewinners, including a pair of individual champions, at this year's Dennis Young Classic which wrapped up on Saturday afternoon inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus.
January 29, 2016 UPDATE: Barrow Places Sixth at Pete Willson Invite Sophomore Nashid Barrow, seeded eighth at 141 pounds, finished the Pete Willson Invite on Saturday with a sixth-place finish as Buena Vista takes 23rd overall.
January 30, 2016 Rough Shooting Night Dooms Men's Basketball in Road Loss to Wartburg Kennedy Drey was the only player to score in double figures for Buena Vista finishing with 10 points, but it was Wartburg College taking advantage of a poor shooting night by the Beavers en route to an 88-60 Iowa Conference victory on Saturday afternoon.
January 30, 2016 Women's Basketball Completes Season Sweep of Knights Senior Lexi Fisher scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds while fellow seniors Becca Pennington and Jasmyn Flynn-Graves followed with 12 points each, and the trio helped lead the Buena Vista women's basketball team to a key 59-55 Iowa Conference road victory at Wartburg College on Saturday.
January 29, 2016 Wessling in Second at Midway Point of Men's Heptathlon The 2016 Dennis Young Classic got underway on Friday night inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the Buena Vista campus, and junior Kyle Wessling helped lead the host school at the start of the men's heptathlon with three personal bests on the night, as he sits second at the midway point.
January 27, 2016 Luther Holds off Buena Vista 79-74 on Wednesday Night Buena Vista got a game-high 21 points from senior Nick Clark, and led by as many as eight points early in the second half, but Luther hung around all night long and finished with the game's final five points en route to a 79-74 victory over the Beavers on Wednesday night.
January 27, 2016 Women's Basketball Dealt Tough 63-59 Loss at Luther Seniors Lexi Fisher and Jasmyn Flynn-Graves each scored 14 points while Sidney Beckman followed close with 12, but it was Luther College scoring the game's final six points en route to a 63-59 win over the Beavers on Wednesday night.
January 27, 2016 Beaver Wrestling to Host Dinner and a Show The Buena Vista wrestling team will be hosting a 'Dinner and a Show' event in conjunction with its home wrestling match against Luther College on Friday, February 12 to celebrate its senior class.
January 26, 2016 Clark Named IIAC Men's Basketball Performer of the Week For the second time this season and the fifth time in his career, Buena Vista senior Nick Clark has been named the Iowa Conference Men's Basketball Performer of the Week, for the period ending January 24.
January 26, 2016 Weischedel Hired as Strength & Conditioning Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced that Ryder Weischedel has been hired as the university’s new Strength and Conditioning coach. He officially began his duties on Monday, January 25.
January 23, 2016 Men's Track and Field with Strong Individual Efforts at Wartburg Open The Buena Vista men's track and field team was back in action on Saturday as it took part in the annual Wartburg College Open.
January 23, 2016 Women's Track with More Strong Performances at Wartburg Open The Buena Vista women's track team looked to build off its season-opener from a week ago when it took part at the Wartburg College Open on Saturday.
January 23, 2016 Beaver Wrestlers Finish 0-3 at IIAC Duals on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team faced a pair of top-25 teams on Saturday in its half of the Iowa Conference Duals which took place at Central College.
January 23, 2016 Clark Beats OT Buzzer to Lift BVU to Thrilling Win over Dutch Senior Nick Clark hit a three-pointer with 0.1 seconds left in overtime on Saturday afternoon that lifted the Buena Vista men's basketball team to a thrilling 97-94 victory over visiting Central College.
January 23, 2016 Women's Hoops Rolls to 10th Win with 99-45 Victory over the Dutch The Buena Vista women's basketball team ran out to a 26-6 lead after the first quarter and never looked back on Saturday afternoon, as the Beavers had five players score in double figures during a 99-45 home win over visiting Central College.
January 21, 2016 Groth Tabbed IIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior Austin Groth has been named this week's Iowa Conference Male Track and Field Athlete of the Week for his performance on Saturday during the Dordt College Indoor Open.
January 21, 2016 Big Second Half sends Dubuque over Men's Basketball, 100-78 Buena Vista shot 58 percent and led 51-44 at halftime before the University of Dubuque outscored the Beavers by 29 over the final 20 minutes en route to a 100-78 victory on Wednesday night in Dubuque.
January 20, 2016 Women's Basketball Cruises to 83-66 Road win against Spartans Becca Pennington matched her career-high with 20 points and grabbed six rebounds, Jordan Tynes nearly added a triple-double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks, to help pace the Buena Vista women's basketball team during an 83-66 Iowa Conference road victory at the University of Dubuque on Wednesday night.
January 20, 2016 Red Raiders Rally for 26-18 Victory over Beaver Wrestlers The Buena Vista wrestling team took a 15-6 lead into intermission, but visiting Northwestern College finished with wins in four of the final bouts to hang on and edge the Beavers, 26-18, in a non-conference dual inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 16, 2016 Beaver Grapplers with Three Placewinners at Matman Invite The Buena Vista wrestling team had three individuals place in the top-six of the Matman Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Cornell College. As a team, the Beavers took seventh out of 16 teams with 49 points.
January 16, 2016 Women's Track & Field Wins a Pair of Events to begin Season The Buena Vista women's track and field team got off to a solid start on Saturday during the Dordt College Open by bringing home a pair of titles and recording several other solid finishes.
January 16, 2016 Men's Track & Field Brings Home a Pair of Titles from Dordt College Open Austin Groth and Garrett Rohlk each brought home individual titles on Saturday during competition of the Dordt College Open held in Sioux Center.
January 16, 2016 Beavers Rally to Force OT but Edged by Wartburg 83-80 The Buena Vista men's basketball team overcame a 14-point second half deficit on Saturday afternoon and forced overtime, but the rally came up short there, as Wartburg College hung on for an 83-80 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 16, 2016 Women's Hoops Finishes Upset of #13 Wartburg 83-80 Senior Jasmyn Flynn-Graves scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Jordan Tynes added a career-high 15 points and 10 rebounds for her first career double-double, and the Buena Vista women's basketball held off a late Wartburg rally to finish the upset of the #13 Knights, 83-80.
January 15, 2016 Women's Track & Field has High Expectations in 2016 The Buena Vista women’s indoor track and field will kick-off its 2016 competition schedule this Saturday when it competes at the Dordt College Open which is scheduled to start at 10:00am.
January 15, 2016 Men's Track and Field Aiming for Continued Improvements in 2016 The Buena Vista men’s indoor track and field team is set to begin its 2016 competition schedule this Saturday, January 16, at the Dordt College Open which is slated to start at 10:00am.
January 14, 2016 Men's Basketball Wins 65-63 Thriller over Coe; Move into First Place Tie Kennedy Drey stole the inbounds pass under the Coe basket with 1.7 seconds, and the Buena Vista men's basketball team won a defensive shootout on Wednesday night over the Kohawks, 65-63, inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 14, 2016 Second Half Surge Comes up Short for Women's Hoops in 107-95 Setback The Buena Vista women's basketball team cut a 24-point second half deficit down to six late in the fourth quarter, but the Beavers would come up a little short down the stretch as Coe College hung on for the 107-95 victory.
January 9, 2016 Bonner Takes Fourth to Highlight BVU Wrestlers at Pat Flanigan Open Buena Vista senior Gable Bonner took fourth to highlight a select group of Beaver wrestlers at the Pat Flanigan Open on Saturday, hosted by Loras College.
January 9, 2016 Loras Holds off Men's Basketball 82-76 Junior Kennedy Drey turned in a team-leading 23 points and added 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the year as Thomas Wisecup and Nick Clark each added 10 points, but it was Loras College holding on in the end for an 82-76 Iowa Conference road victory on Saturday afternoon in Dubuque.
January 9, 2016 Last-Second Layup Sends Women's Hoops to Heartbreaking Loss Lexi Fisher made a three-pointer to tie the game for Buena Vista at 71-71 late in regulation only to see Loras' Lori Obendorf make a layup just before the buzzer sounded to send the Beavers to a heartbreaking 73-71 Iowa Conference road loss on Saturday afternoon.
January 7, 2016 Quick Start Lifts Men's Basketball to Win in IIAC Opener Nick Clark nailed eight three-pointers en route to 35 points, Kennedy Drey added 22 points and eight rebounds, and the high-flying Buena Vista offense was in sink yet again en route to an 89-77 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse over visiting Simpson College to begin Iowa Conference play on Wednesday night.
January 6, 2016 Women's Hoops Tips-off IIAC Schedule with 12-Point Win over Simpson Becca Pennington scored 18 points, including four three-pointers, while Jasmyn Flynn-Graves followed with 16 points and 10 rebounds, to help lead the Buena Vista women's basketball team to a 74-62 victory on Wednesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse to begin Iowa Conference play.
January 4, 2016 Beavers Rally for 10-Point win at Saint Benedict The Buena Vista women's basketball team shot 53 percent from the field and outscored Saint Benedict by 13 points in the third quarter to help lift the Beavers to a 74-64 victory to wrap up its play at the Saint Benedict Classic on Sunday afternoon.
January 3, 2016 Women's Hoops Dealt 78-52 Loss to begin New Year The Buena Vista women's basketball team took the court for the first time in 2016 on Saturday afternoon at the St. Benedict Classic, but a cold shooting game doomed the Beavers during a tough 78-52 loss to Concordia College-Moorhead.
December 30, 2015 Beavers Drop Tampa Shootout Championship Game 81-79 Nick Clark erupted for 23 second-half points, including a late three-pointer, but it wasn't quite enough in the end as the Buena Vista men's basketball team was edged 81-79 by DePauw University in the championship game of the Tampa Shootout on Wednesday afternoon.
December 30, 2015 Men's Hoops Edges Trinity (Texas) 78-75 in Tampa Shootout Sean Morgan and Bobby Ivey each scored 14 points to help pace four players in double figures for the Buena Vista men's basketball team, as the Beavers began the Tampa Shootout on Tuesday night by hanging on for a 78-75 victory over Trinity (Texas).
December 22, 2015 Kennedy Drey Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week Buena Vista junior Kennedy Drey has been named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week as announced on Tuesday, December 21.
December 22, 2015 Clark Tabbed IIAC Men's Basketball Performer of the Week For the second straight week, Buena Vista senior guard Nick Clark has been named the Iowa Conference's Men's Basketball Performer of the Week, for the period ending December 20.
December 19, 2015 Men's Hoops Drops 2OT Thriller at Home to #6 Elmhurst, 125-115 Senior Nick Clark scored a game-high 36 points, dished out a career-best 14 assists, and junior Kennedy Drey drilled a three-pointer at the end of the first overtime to send the game into extra frames, but the Buena Vista men's basketball team came up short in double overtime to sixth-ranked Elmhurst on Saturday afternoon, 125-115.
December 19, 2015 Beavers Post 1-3 Mark at Gator Duals on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in action on Saturday by taking part in the Gator Duals, hosted by Luther College, at Nashville, Tenn. BVU wrestled four times and went 1-3 on the day.
December 17, 2015 Men's Basketball Rolls over Bethany Lutheran 83-68 Buena Vist jumped out to a 21-9 lead early on and never looked back against Bethany Lutheran on Thursday night, as the Beavers picked up their fourth straight win with an 83-68 non-conference road victory.
December 17, 2015 Big Second Half Lifts Women's Hoops past Bethany Lutheran The Buena Vista women's basketball team held Bethany Lutheran to only eight third quarter points and outscored the Vikings by eight in the final quarter on Thursday evening en route to an 82-73 road victory.
December 12, 2015 Hot Shooting Lifts Beavers over Northwestern, 95-80 Junior Kennedy Drey scored a career-high 27 points while senior Nick Clark added 18 points and a career-best 11 assists, and the duo helped lead the Buena Vista men's basketball team to a 95-80 victory over visiting Northwestern College (IA) on Saturday afternoon.
December 11, 2015 Greenville Downs Women's Basketball 74-53 on Friday Afternoon The Buena Vista women's basketball team was back on the court for the first time in more than a week on Friday when it traveled to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa to face Greenville College (Ill.) in an afternoon showdown.
December 9, 2015 Women's Hoops Upcoming Schedule Reminder A reminder to all Beaver fans that the Buena Vista women's basketball game against Greenville University (Ill.) that was originally scheduled for Thursday, December 10, in Storm Lake has now been moved to Friday, December 11, at 1:00pm and will be played at Iowa Wesleyan University in Mt. Pleasant.
December 9, 2015 Clark Tabbed IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior guard Nick Clark has landed weekly honors by the Iowa Conference by being named the IIAC Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending December 6.
December 6, 2015 Beavers Host Annual BVU Open The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in action on Saturday as it hosted the annual BVU Open inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center. A total of 21 teams took part with eight mats and over 270 wrestlers.
December 5, 2015 Men's Basketball Hits 14 Three's in Road Win over Blue Devils Thomas Wisecup turned in a career-high 17 points with Sean Morgan right behind with 16, and the Buena Vista men's basketball team pulled away in the second half en route to a 96-80 road victory on Saturday afternoon at UW-Stout.
December 4, 2015 Beavers Rally for Big Road Win at UW-Eau Claire Nick Clark turned in a game-high 32 points while dishing out eight assists and Kennedy Drey scored eight points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lead the Buena Vista men's basketball team down the stretch, as the Beavers post a 73-65 road win at UW-Eau Claire for their first win of the season.
December 2, 2015 #11 Coe Hands BVU 44-0 Loss in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team began the Iowa Conference schedule on Wednesday night with a trip to 11th-ranked Coe College, but it was the Kohawks who were in control from the opening match en route to a 44-0 victory over the Beavers.
December 1, 2015 Strong Second Half Boosts Women's Hoops to Blowout Win over Royals Buena Vista outscored Grace University (Neb.) 29-12 in the third quarter to break open an eight-point halftime lead en route to a commanding 91-60 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
November 30, 2015 Men's Basketball Picked Second in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll Despite the loss of seven seniors and three starters from last year's Iowa Conference championship team, the Buena Vista men's basketball team is still receiving the respect of the Iowa Conference coaches by finishing second in the 2015-16 IIAC Coaches Poll.
November 29, 2015 Gustavus Adolphus Hands Men's Basketball 97-90 Setback on Sunday The Buena Vista men's basketball team couldn't hang onto an eight-point halftime lead on Sunday afternoon, as Gustavus Adolphus handed the Beavers a tough 97-90 setback in what was a make-up game that was previously scheduled for November 20.
November 28, 2015 Late Fourth Quarter Surge Sends Iowa Wesleyan Past Buena Vista Iowa Wesleyan used a key 14-2 run to start the fourth quarter against Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, and that proved to be the difference as the Tigers handed the Beaver women's basketball team a 67-51 loss at the Simpson College Classic.
November 27, 2015 Fisher Surpasses 1,000 Career Points during Win over Grand View Lexi Fisher scored a game-high 19 points to lead five Buena Vista women's basketball players in double figures, and in the process surpassed 1,000 career points, as she helped guide the Beavers to an 82-71 victory over Grand View University on Friday evening to tip-off the Simpson College Classic.
November 25, 2015 Men's Basketball Edged Late by Augsburg, 87-86 The Buena Vista men's basketball team played its second straight road game in as many nights on Wednesday, but the Beavers couldn't hold the lead late in a game that had nine second-half lead changes, and were dealt a tough 87-86 non-conference loss at Augsburg.
November 25, 2015 Beaver Women Picked 7th by League Coaches in Preseason Poll The Buena Vista women's basketball team was picked to finish seventh in the Iowa Conference standings this season according to the preseason coaches poll, released by the IIAC office on Tuesday evening.
November 25, 2015 Comeback Bid Falls just Short for Men's Hoops at Bethel Senior Nick Clark had a monster night with a career-high 36 points, while senior Bobby Ivey and junior Sean Morgan each followed with 11, but the Buena Vista men's basketball team came up on the short end of a tough 91-86 road loss at Bethel University on Tuesday night.
November 24, 2015 Women's Hoops Suffers 106-93 Loss to Gusties Senior Lexi Fisher scored a team-high 23 points to lead five Beavers in double figures, but Gustavus Adolphus was just a little too much in the end, as the Gusties held on to defeat BVU, 106-93, in what was an offensive shootout inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.
November 23, 2015 SAVE THE DATE: Rusty Mohler Pitching Clinic Scheduled The second annual Rusty Mohler Pitching Clinic has been scheduled for January 9 and 10, 2016, inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the Buena Vista campus. Guest instructor, Katie Brown, will make a return appearance and help guide the campers throughout the duration.
November 21, 2015 Vaughan Takes Third in Freshman Division at Cobber Open The Buena Vista wrestling team was back out on the mat on Saturday and took part in the Finn Grinaker Open, hosted by Concordia College-Moorhead, in Moorhead, Minn.
November 21, 2015 Women's Hoops Rolls Past North Central (Minn.) 75-52 Sidney Beckman made 6-of-12 shots from downtown and finished with a game-high 20 points, while Jasmyn Flynn-Graves followed with 15 to help pace the Buena Vista women's basketball team on Saturday afternoon en route to a 75-52 road victory at North Central (Minn.).
November 20, 2015 Strong Finish Guides BVU to Road Win at Northwestern-St. Paul Senior guard Lexi Fisher turned in 17 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds to lead three Beavers in double figures, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team executed down the stretch en route to a 78-69 road win at Northwestern-St. Paul on Friday night.
November 20, 2015 Men's Basketball Game at Gustavus Adolphus Postponed Due to poor traveling conditions currently taking place in Iowa, tonight's Buena Vista men's non-conference basketball game at Gustavus Adolphus College has been postponed. The team's will attempt to reschedule at a later date.
November 19, 2015 Four Beavers Named to All-IIAC Football Teams The Buena Vista football team landed four players on the 2015 All-Iowa Conference Football Team, along with one Honorable Mention Selection, as announced by the league office on Thursday, November 19.
November 19, 2015 Schaap Named Honorable Mention All-America by AVCA Buena Vista sophomore outside hitter Jade Schaap has been named an Honorable Mention All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), making her the program's first-ever All-American.
November 17, 2015 Ivey Earns First Career Performer of the Week Honor Buena Vista senior guard Bobby Ivey has captured the first weekly basketball honor of the season by the Iowa Conference, as he is named the IIAC Men's Basketball Performer of the Week.
November 16, 2015 Beavers Hang Tough against #18 St. Thomas in Season Opener Senior Becca Pennington scored a career-high 20 points and dished out seven assists to lead a balanced scoring attack by the Buena Vista women's basketball team on Monday night, but the Beavers couldn't quite put together enough of a rally late in the game, as they fell in their season opener, 94-79, to #18 St. Thomas.
November 15, 2015 Men's Hoops Edged 109-104 in Season Opener by Prairie Wolves Buena Vista had eight players finish in double figures and shot an even 50 percent from the field in the contest, but it was visiting Nebraska Wesleyan who went on a 12-2 run over the final 1:24 to hand the Beavers a tough 109-104 loss in the season opener inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
November 14, 2015 Young Wrestlers Post Wins at Luther College Open Freshman Brad Kerkhoff placed second in the 149-pound Silver Division on Saturday during the Luther College Open to help highlight the day for the Beavers, who had several individuals win multiple matches on the day.
November 14, 2015 Football Ends Season with 52-14 Loss to Coe Coe College outscored Buena Vista 21-0 in the second quarter to take a 35-7 halftime lead, and the Kohawks went on to hand the Beavers a 52-14 home loss to close out the 2015 season on Saturday evening.
November 14, 2015 Ben Sampson Leads Men's Cross Country Team with Strong Finish Ben Sampson placed 86th overall to lead the Buena Vista men's cross country team on Saturday, as the Beavers placed 24th overall among the 30 teams, during the Central Regional Championships, hosted by Central College.
November 14, 2015 Puls and Smith Post Top Finishes at Central Region Championships The Buena Vista women's cross country team took 26th place overall among the 30 teams competing on Saturday during the Central Region Championships, held in Pella, Iowa, and hosted by Central College.
November 11, 2015 Heath Named Honorable Mention All-IIAC Buena Vista freshman defender Jacob Heath was recognized following his first collegiate season by being selected as an Honorable Mention All-Iowa Conference performer.
November 11, 2015 Arganbright Earns Honorable Mention All-Conference Recognition Buena Vista sophomore midfielder Claire Arganbright has been tabbed as an Honorable Mention All-Iowa Conference selection for the 2105 season as announced by the league office on November 9.
November 9, 2015 Bardole Voted Iowa Conference Most Valuable Player The Buena Vista volleyball team had a pair of individuals land All-Iowa Conference accolades, including its first-ever Most Valuable Player selection, as the league office announced the teams on Friday, November 6. BVU also landed a pair of Honorable Mention honorees.
November 7, 2015 Big Third Quarter Lifts Dutch to 38-23 Win over Beavers The Buena Vista football team scored a late first-half touchdown to go into the half tied at 7-7, but Central would go on to score 24 unanswered points to take a 31-7 lead late in the third, en route to a 38-23 victory over the Beavers on Saturday inside of Schipper Stadium.
November 6, 2015 Beavers Topple St. Olaf 40-6 in Season Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team went up against a short-handed St. Olaf team to begin its 2015-16 campaign on Friday night, and the Beavers took advantage by winning four of the six matches and cruising to a commanding 40-6 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
November 5, 2015 Beavers Have Season End in Heartbreaking Fashion After dropping a pair of nail-biting sets to begin the match, the Buena Vista volleyball team fought all the way back to force the decisive fifth set during Thursday night's Iowa Conference Tournament semifinal match at second-seed Loras, but the Duhawks went on a roll midway through the final set to take the set, 15-9, and the match, 3-2.
November 3, 2015 Beavers Advance to IIAC Tournament Semifinal with Thrilling 3-0 Win over Dubuque The Buena Vista volleyball team began the Iowa Conference Tournament against a team that just handed them a tough five-set loss two weeks ago, but this time around the Beavers finished things off with a hard-fought 3-0 sweep of the Spartans.
November 3, 2015 Donnelli Earns Defensive Performer of the Week Honors For the first time in her career, Buena Vista libero Sydnee Donnelli has been tabbed as the Iowa Conference Volleyball Defensive Performer of the Week for the period ending November 1.
November 2, 2015 Drey Named Pre-Season Honorable Mention All-America by D3hoops.com Buena Vista junior forward Kennedy Drey has been named to the D3hoops.com Preseason Honorable Mention All-America Team as announced on Monday.
October 31, 2015 Football Blanked on the Road at No. 21 Wartburg, 55-0 The Buena Vista football allowed more than 200 yards of total offense in the first quarter and fell behind 21-0 after one period, and the Beavers couldn't overcome the deficit on the road at No. 21 Wartburg College during a 55-0 loss to the Knights.
October 31, 2015 Men's Cross Country Takes Eighth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team was back in action on Saturday looking to make a strong finish at the Iowa Conference championships, and the Beavers settled for eight place with 247 points.
October 31, 2015 Puls and Sears Lead Beavers at IIAC Championships Freshman Katie Puls and sophomore Sybbie Sears placed 29th and 39th, respectively, to help lead the Buena Vista women's cross country team on Saturday during the 2015 IIAC Championships, held at the Dubuque Soccer Complex, and hosted by Loras College.
October 30, 2015 Volleyball Closes Regular Season with Sweep at Bethany Lutheran Jade Schaap and Maddie Bardole each had 12 kills to lead a stellar offensive attack by Buena Vista on Friday night, as the Beavers wrapped up regular season play with a commanding 3-0 sweep at Bethany Lutheran.
October 30, 2015 Women's Cross Country Poised for Strong Performance at IIAC Championships The 2015 Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships will take place on Saturday, October 31, in Dubuque, and for the Buena Vista women's team, it is looking to post one of the program's best overall finishes in recent years.
October 30, 2015 Men's Cross Country set for IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team is set to take the course on Saturday morning for the 2015 running of the Iowa Conference Championships at the Dubuque Soccer Complex in Dubuque, Iowa.
October 27, 2015 Volleyball's Bid for First-Ever IIAC Title Falls just Short The Buena Vista volleyball team had its eyes set on winning the program's first-ever Iowa Conference title on Tuesday night, but the Beavers saw their goal come up just short in a heart-breaking five-set road loss at Wartburg College.
October 27, 2015 Men's Soccer Dealt Tough 7-0 Loss at Simpson in Finale The Buena Vista men's soccer team saw its 2015 campaign come to an end on Tuesday night with a 7-0 loss on the road at Simpson College.
October 27, 2015 Women's Soccer Concludes Season with 6-0 Loss at Simpson The match was tied 0-0 at the half, but then the Buena Vista women's soccer team saw Simpson catch fire with six second-half goals, as the Storm handed the Beavers a 6-0 defeat in the season finale.
October 24, 2015 Beavers Held Scoreless in Second Half of 44-13 Loss to Dubuque The Buena Vista football team jumped out to an early lead against the University of Dubuque on Saturday, but it was the Spartans using a big second half to remain perfect in Iowa Conference play with a 44-13 victory over the Beavers.
October 25, 2015 Men's Soccer Handed 8-0 Home Loss by #17 Loras The Buena Vista men's soccer team came out aggressively over the first 45 minutes, but the Beavers couldn't keep pace with #17 Loras College in the second half, as the Duhawks scored six times en route to an 8-0 victory.
October 25, 2015 Women's Soccer Handed 8-0 Loss on Senior Night Loras College jumped out to an early 2-0 lead just five minutes into Saturday's Iowa Conference match against the Buena Vista women's soccer team, and the Duhawks never looked back in an 8-0 victory over the Beavers.
October 25, 2015 Volleyball Falls Twice at Coe College Tournament The Buena Vista volleyball team dropped a pair of matches on Saturday during the Coe College Tournament. The Beavers fell in five sets to UW-River Falls before being swept in three sets to UW-Eau Claire.
October 23, 2015 FB PREVIEW: Beavers Looking to Hand Dubuque First IIAC Loss After losing consecutive heartbreaking games by a touchdown, the Buena Vista football team is seeking to win its first Iowa Conference game of the season when it hosts the University of Dubuque (4-2, 3-0 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 21, 2015 Beavers Lose Heartbreaking Five-Set Match to Dubuque The Buena Vista volleyball team built a 2-0 over the University of Dubuque on Wednesday night, but the Spartans rallied back in the end and handed BVU a heartbreaking 3-2 loss.
October 21, 2015 Volleyball Hosting Dig Pink Night in Home Finale The Buena Vista volleyball team, in conjunction with its final regular season home match of the season tonight, will be hosting a 'Dig Pink" event to help raise money for breast cancer research.
October 18, 2015 Men's Soccer Comes up Short at Dubuque, 4-0 The Buena Vista men's soccer team played with one of the top teams in the Iowa Conference on Saturday, but came up just short against the University of Dubuque, as the Spartans scored four second half goals for a 4-0 victory.
October 18, 2015 Women's Soccer Dealt 6-0 Loss at Dubuque The Buena Vista women's soccer team was held to only three total shots on Saturday afternoon during the team's 6-0 road loss at the University of Dubuque (10-4-1, 2-3 IIAC).
October 18, 2015 Volleyball Splits a Pair of Five-Set Thrillers on Saturday The Buena Vista volleyball team was looking to bounce back on Saturday after falling twice on Friday to begin play at the UW-Eau Claire Tournament. After falling in a five-set thriller for the second straight match to begin the day, BVU concluded play with a five-set triumph of its own over UW-River Falls.
October 18, 2015 Beavers Suffer Heartbreaking OT Loss at Luther Buena Vista quarterback Tory Beger passed for more than 300 yards, including a late game-tying 84-yard touchdown to TJ Lint, but the Beavers came up on the short end of a heartbreaking, 41-34, overtime road loss at Luther on Saturday afternoon.
October 17, 2015 Volleyball Edged Twice on First Day of Eau Claire Tournament The Buena Vista volleyball team faced a pair of quality of opponents on Friday night to begin play at the UW-Eau Claire Tournament but the Beavers came up short in both outings, falling 3-1 to UW-Platteville and 3-2 against UW-Stout.
October 16, 2015 Lamp with Best Finish of the Year for the Beavers Buena Vista senior Alex Lamp posted a fourth-place overall finish on Friday afternoon at the Loras College Invite, marking the highest finish by a Beaver this season.
October 16, 2015 Entire Beaver Line-up Post Personal Bests; Puls Takes 10th Overall Katie Puls ran a season-best by nearly two minutes and took 10th overall to help pace the Buena Vista women's cross country team on Friday afternoon during the Loras College Invite.
October 15, 2015 Beavers Look to Earn Road Win at Luther The Buena Vista football team goes on the road this Saturday looking to earn its first Iowa Conference win of the season when it travels to Luther College (2-3, 0-2 IIAC) for a 1:00pm kick-off against the Norse.
October 14, 2015 Men's Soccer Can't Slow Down Wartburg in 9-0 Loss The Buena Vista men's soccer team could not find a way to slow down Wartburg College on Wednesday evening, as the Knights went on to hand the Beavers a 9-0 loss inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 14, 2015 Wartburg Strikes Early to Hand Beavers 5-0 Loss Wartburg came out and scored four times over the first 16 minutes of the contest, and the Knights went on to hand the Beavers a tough 5-0 loss inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Wednesday night.
October 14, 2015 BV Club Hosting Appreciation Event at Tonight's Soccer Matches The BV Club Appreciation event is being held again tonight in conjunction with the Buena Vista men's and women's soccer matches against Wartburg College. Start time for the women's match is 4:30pm with the men to follow at 7:00pm.
October 13, 2015 Henningsen & Stolen Earn Weekly Iowa Conference Recognition Buena Vista senior wide receiver Jalen Henningsen and junior kicker/punter Tyler Stolen have been recognized by the Iowa Conference for their performances this past Saturday against visiting Loras College.
October 12, 2015 Bral and Grossnickle Each Take 22nd at William Penn Classic Devin Grossnickle and John Bral each finished with 36-hole scores of 152 to tie for 22nd place overall at the William Penn Classic, which concluded on Monday afternoon.
October 12, 2015 Volleyball with Convincing 3-0 Win over Martin Luther on Monday BVU started off great offensively in the first two sets but lost their groove a touch in set three. As a team they had attack percentages of .407 and .458 in the first two sets and ended with only seven attack errors and a .341 attack percentage.
October 10, 2015 Women's Golf Finishes 7th at Iowa Conference Championships Emily Kim wrapped up her first career Iowa Conference Championships with a 17th-place finish, and helped lead the Buena Vista women's golf team to a seventh place overall team standing, as the championships wrapped up on Saturday afternoon at Thunder Hills Golf Club in Peosta.
October 10, 2015 Women's Golf Finishes 7th at Iowa Conference Championships Emily Kim wrapped up her first career Iowa Conference Championships with a 17th-place finish, and helped lead the Buena Vista women's golf team to a seventh place overall team standing, as the championships wrapped up on Saturday afternoon at Thunder Hills Golf Club in Peosta.
October 10, 2015 Men's Soccer Drops Double Overtime Hearbreaker at Coe Eric Powers tied the match at 1-1 with three seconds left in regulation, but the Buena Vista men's soccer team eventually fell, 2-1, in double overtime when Coe scored with 14 seconds left.
October 10, 2015 Kohawks Hand Women's Soccer 2-0 Loss Coe College score a goal less than a minute into the match before adding a second early in the second half en route to a 2-0 victory over the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Saturday afternoon.
October 10, 2015 Football Comeback Falls Just Short against Duhawks on Homecoming Buena Vista quarterback Tory Beger and wideout Jalen Henningsen each set school single-game records on Saturday afternoon against Loras College, but the Beavers saw their valiant comeback bid come up just short against the Duhawks on Homecoming, 48-41.
October 10, 2015 Emily Kim Continues to Move up Leaderboard; Team Remains 7th Freshman Emily Kim moved up one more spot to 14th overall, as she led the Buena Vista women's golf team during the third round of the 2015 Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships, from Thunder Hills Golf Club in Peosta on Friday.
October 9, 2015 Women's Tennis Wraps up Fall Season at Individual Tournament The Buena Vista women's tennis team picked up a handful of wins as the fall season came to a close for the Beavers at the 2015 Iowa Conference Individual Championships in Cedar Rapids, hosted by Cornell College.
October 7, 2015 Beavers Look to Even IIAC Record as they Host Duhawks After dropping its Iowa Conference opener last week on the road at Simpson, the Buena Vista football team looks to even that record this week when it hosts Loras College (1-3, 0-1 IIAC) for a Homecoming contest inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. Kick-off is set for 1:00pm.
October 7, 2015 Quick Start Sends Beavers to Shutout of Iowa Wesleyan It took only 11 seconds for the Buena Vista men's soccer team to score its first goal of the night, and not even a brief power outage could stop the Beavers on Wednesday night as they blanked visiting Iowa Wesleyan, 5-0.
October 6, 2015 Beaver Volleyball Completes Sweep of Duhawks The Buena Vista volleyball team faced another stiff Iowa Conference test on Tuesday night as it hosted Loras College in Siebens Fieldhouse, but in the end the Beavers grinded out their first-ever sweep of the Duhawks by scores of 26-24, 25-23 and 25-19.
October 6, 2015 Bardole Named IIAC Female Athlete of the Week Buena Vista junior outside hitter, Maddie Bardole, has been recognized for her play last week by being named the Iowa Conference Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending, October 4.
October 6, 2015 Men's Golf with Strong Finish at Bent Tree Intercollegiate The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up play at the 54-hole Bent Tree Intercollegiate on Monday. Senior John Bral posted a four-over 76 to help lead the Beavers, which took 11th of 12 teams.
October 5, 2015 Buena Vista Mourns the Loss of Former Student-Athlete Buena Vista University is saddened by the recent death of 2015 graduate, Brett Heitkamp, who passed away on Sunday, October 4. Brett received a bachelor’s degree in management with a concentration in sports management in May 2015, and was a three-time letter winner for the BVU men’s basketball team.
October 3, 2015 Men's Soccer Comes up Short in 5-1 Loss at Luther Marcus Krause scored his team-leading fourth goal of the year for Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, but Luther College proved to be too much in the end, as the Norse handed the Beavers a tough 5-1 loss.
October 3, 2015 Women's Soccer Dealt Tough 6-0 Loss at Luther The Buena Vista women's soccer team couldn't find the offensive surge on Saturday that it's been searching for, as the Beavers fell behind early on the road at Luther College and were dealt a tough 6-0 loss.
October 3, 2015 Women's Golf Climbs up Standings after Strong Round 2 Performance All four Buena Vista women's golfers improved on their opening round scores from Friday, and the Beavers climbed past the University of Dubuque for seventh place in the team standings, as the 2015 Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships hit the midway point on Saturday.
October 3, 2015 Turnovers Hurt Beavers in IIAC Opening Loss at Simpson The Buena Vista football team couldn't overcome four second-quarter turnovers which led to 21 Simpson College points, and the Storm went on to hand the Beavers a lopsided 43-13 loss inside of Buxton Stadium to begin Iowa Conference play on Saturday.
October 3, 2015 Volleyball Edged in Five-Set Thriller at Northwestern-St. Paul The Buena Vista volleyball team stepped out of Iowa Conference play on Saturday morning to face Northwestern-St. Paul on the road, and the Eagles were able to create just enough offense in the end to knock off the Beavers in a 3-2 thriller inside of the Ericksen Center.
October 2, 2015 Volleyball Moves into First in IIAC Standings with Key Road Win The Buena Vista volleyball team handed Luther College its first Iowa Conference loss of the year on Friday night after topping the Norse in four sets by scores of 25-19, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21. The win also moved the Beavers into a tie for first in the league standings.
October 2, 2015 Emily Kim Tied for 16th after 18 Holes of IIAC Championships Buena Vista freshman Emily Kim turned in an opening round 88 on Friday at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls to begin the 72-hole Iowa Conference Championships.
October 1, 2015 Footall Looking to Carry Momentum into Saturday's IIAC Opener Following a thrilling victory over Waldorf College in the team's first-ever home game under the lights last week, the Buena Vista football team looks to carry that momentum into this Saturday when it kicks-off the 2015 Iowa Conference schedule at Simpson College in a 1:00pm contest.
September 30, 2015 Spartans and Duhawks Each Top Women's Tennis 8-1 on Wednesday The Buena Vista women's tennis team went on the road Wednesday and played a pair of matches in Dubuque against both the University of Dubuque and Loras College, respectively. The Beavers fell in each match by identical 8-1 margins.
September 29, 2015 Volleyball Rolls Past Simpson in Three Sets on Tuesday The Buena Vista volleyball team returned to Iowa Conference play on Tuesday night on the road at Simpson College, and the Beavers were in control from the start, taking the match in three sets by scores of 25-17, 25-9 and 25-18.
September 29, 2015 Football Sweeps IIAC Performer of the Week Honors On the heels of its thrilling home-opening, 14-10, victory over Waldorf on Saturday night, the Buena Vista football team has swept the league's Performer of the Week honors.
September 29, 2015 Men's Golf Wraps up Twin Cities Classic The Buena Vista men's golf team took just four golfers to the Twin Cities Classic this past weekend, and the young team showed improvement as play continued throughout the weekend of the 54-hole event.
September 27, 2015 Men's Soccer Falls to Central 3-0 in IIAC Opener Central College led 1-0 at the half before adding a pair of goals midway through the second half en route to a 3-0 victory over the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 27, 2015 Football Ends Historic Night with a Thrilling Win over Waldorf Facing a third-and-goal from its own one yard-line, the Buena Vista defense stood up to the challenge and got the stop as time ran out, and the Beavers hung on for a thrilling 14-10 non-conference victory over Waldorf College on Saturday night.
September 27, 2015 Beavers Split Final Two Matches at NACC/IIAC Crossover Challenge The Buena Vista volleyball team kept its win streak alive after a thrilling 3-2 victory to begin the day on Saturday over Edgewood, but the Beavers had the streak snapped at five after a tough 3-1 loss by Dominican.
September 27, 2015 Men's Golf begins Play at Twin Cities Classic Devin Grossnickle carded an 82 and is tied for 74th overall to lead four Buena Vista men's golfers as the team begins play in the annual Twin Cities Classic which teed-off on Saturday in Minneapolis, Minn.
September 27, 2015 Men's Cross Country Takes 10th at Roy Griak Invite Alex Lamp and Ben Sampson each finished in the top-20 on Saturday morning at the annual Roy Griak Invite, hosted by the University of Minnesota. The duo helped Buena Vista take 10th overall among the 15 teams in the Men's Maroon III Division.
September 27, 2015 Women's Cross Country Continues to Improve with Showing at Griak Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team had a pair of runners finish around the top-50 of a race on Sunday that featured over 200 total runners. As a team, the Beavers took 13th overall among 17 teams.
September 27, 2015 Dutch Edge the Women's Soccer Team in IIAC Opener Central College scored a late first-half goal and an early second-half goal and that proved to be all the Dutch needed on Saturday afternoon, as they handed the Buena Vista women's soccer team a 2-0 loss inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 27, 2015 Men's Tennis Team Takes Part in Iowa Conference Individual Tournament Steven Will won a pair of singles matches before falling in the quarterfinal round of the Iowa Conference Individual Tournament that wrapped up in Waverly, Iowa, on Saturday. He won two of the team's six matches throughout the event, which was hosted this year by Wartburg College.
September 27, 2015 Women's Tennis Falls at Home to Simpson 9-0 The young Buena Vista women's tennis team continues to make progress with each match it plays this season, despite falling to Simpson College on Saturday afternoon, 9-0, in an Iowa Conference match-up.
September 26, 2015 Volleyball Runs Win Streak to Four with a Pair of Wins on Friday The Buena Vista volleyball team seems to be hitting its stride as of late, as the Beavers went on to capture a pair of 3-0 victories on Friday on the first day of the annual NACC/IIAC Crossover Challenge. The wins extend the team's current overall win streak to four straight.
September 25, 2015 Football Excited to Play Home Opener under the Lights It’s been a long time coming, but now the anticipation of an historic night is upon us, as the Buena Vista football team opens its 2015 home schedule on Saturday night inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium The Beavers (0-2) play host to Waldorf College (1-2) in what will be the first-ever night game played inside of the stadium. Kick-off between the two teams is scheduled for 7:00pm.
September 25, 2015 Men's Soccer Wins for Second Time in Three Matches The Buena Vista men's soccer improved to 2-1 on its home field this season after picking up a 2-0 non-conference victory on Wednesday night inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 24, 2015 Women's Soccer Records Shutout of Visiting Cornell Senior Tori Carson scored her 33rd career goal to give the Buena Vista women's soccer team a 1-0 halftime lead before the Beavers added a pair of second half goals en route to a 3-0 home victory over visiting Cornell College on a soggy Thursday evening.
September 23, 2015 Beavers Use Strong Hiiting Performance in Sweep of Kohawks The Buena Vista volleyball team hosted its conference home opener Tuesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse and beat Coe College in three sets with scores of 25-15, 25-22, and 29-27.
September 23, 2015 Northwestern Blanks Beavers under the Lights Northwestern College (IA) held a 17-1 shots advantage on Tuesday night inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium and went on to hand the Buena Vista men's soccer team a 3-0 defeat.
September 23, 2015 Beavers Play Final Tune-up before IIAC Individual Tournament The Buena Vista men's tennis team is gearing up for the Iowa Conference Men's Tennis Individual Tournament which starts on Friday morning, by traveling to Morningside College for a match with the Mustangs on Tuesday afternoon. BVU came up short in its second outing of the year, falling 8-1.
September 22, 2015 BVU Athletics Preparing for Memorable Day of Events This Saturday, September 26, is a date that has been highlighted on the Buena Vista University athletic calendar for quite some time now, as it marks not only the 2015 home opener for the Beaver football team, but will also be the first-ever football game played under the lights inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. BVU (0-2) hosts Waldorf College (1-2) at 7:00pm in a non-conference match-up.
September 21, 2015 Bral Ties for Fifth at Morningside Invite Senior John Bral turned in a round of 74 on Monday afternoon during the Morningside College Invite which was played in Sioux City at Whispering Creek Golf Club. Bral tied for fifth overall as BVU took 12th out of 14 teams.
September 21, 2015 Men's Soccer Wins 3-2 Thriller against Concordia-Moorhead The Buena Vista men's soccer team played at home for the second straight match on Sunday, and the Beavers would put an end to a three-match losing skid with their thrilling 3-2 victory.
September 21, 2015 Beavers Close Out Play at DIII Midwest Classic The Buena Vista women's golf team finished up its final preparation before next weekend's IIAC Championships with the final round of the DIII Midwest Classic on Sunday, hosted by Carleton College.
September 21, 2015 Cobbers Hand Women's Soccer a 2-0 Loss on Sunday The Buena Vista women's soccer team was back in action for the second time in three days on Sunday afternoon against Concordia-Moorhead, but it was the Cobbers scoring in each half en route to a 2-0 victory.
September 20, 2015 Women's Golf Opens Play at Annual DIII Classic The Buena Vista women's golf team was one of 17 total teams to tee-off on the opening day of the annual DIII Midwest Golf Classic, hosted by Carleton College, and played at the Jewel Golf Club in Lake City, Minn.
September 19, 2015 Volleyball Goes 2-1 at Wartburg College Tournament The Buena Vista volleyball team posted a 2-1 mark at the Wartburg College Tournament after splitting a pair of matches on Saturday.
September 19, 2015 Men's Soccer Drops Tough 2-1 Match to Morningside in Home Opener The Buena Vista men's soccer team was playing its home opener on Friday night when it hosted Morningside College, but it was the Mustangs getting a goal with just over a minute left in regulation to hand the Beavers a tough 2-1 loss.
September 19, 2015 Morningside Edges Women's Soccer with a Pair of Late Goals Morningside College scored a pair of second half goals on Friday night, and it proved to be just enough as the Mustangs came inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium and handed the Buena Vista women's soccer team a tough 2-0 setback.
September 16, 2015 Men's Soccer Dealt a 4-0 Loss at Grinnell The Buena Vista men's soccer team was faced with the challenge of battling darkness for the second time in two weeks, but this time around the match went just long enough before being called, and the Beavers came up on the short end of a 4-0 contest at Grinnell on Wednesday.
September 16, 2015 Women's Tennis Drops IIAC Home Match to Wartburg The Buena Vista women's tennis team was back on the courts Wednesday to host Wartburg College, but the Knights edged BVU in both doubles matches en route to a 9-0 victory.
September 16, 2015 Women's Soccer Falls 1-0 in 2OT at Grinnell Grinnell College scored during the 108' of play on Wednesday afternoon to hand the Buena Vista women's soccer team a heartbreaking 1-0 loss.
September 15, 2015 Beavers Edged by Dutch in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista volleyball team was on the road Tuesday night to begin its Iowa Conference schedule, but the Beavers came up just short in a four-set thriller at Central College by scores of 25-23, 22-25, 28-26 and 25-22.
September 14, 2015 Women's Tennis Falls 9-0 at Morningside College The Buena Vista women's tennis team went on the road Monday afternoon to play a non-conference match at Morningside College, and it was the Mustangs going on to pick up a 9-0 victory.
September 14, 2015 Men's Soccer Edged in 1-0 Heartbreaker at Wisconsin Lutheran The Buena Vista men's soccer team was in search of its second straight win on Sunday afternoon, but a goal with one second to play in regulation saw the Beavers fall in heartbreaking fashion, 1-0, at Wisconsin Lutheran.
September 14, 2015 Women's Golf Finishes Wartburg Fall Classic Three of Buena Vista's four golfers improved on their Saturday scores when they reached the clubhouse following Sunday's final round of the Wartburg College Fall Classic, as the Beavers took 15th overall.
September 13, 2015 Men's Golf Ties for 13th at Cropper Classic The Buena Vista men's golf team shaved 10 strokes off its overall team score on Sunday, and finished in a tie for 13th overall, to wrap up the team's opening weekend of playing during its fall schedule.
September 12, 2015 Women's Golf Back on Course to begin Wartburg Fall Classic The Buena Vista women's golf team was back in action Saturday for the third straight week, as it began round one of the Wartburg College Fall Classic at Prairie Links Golf Club in Waverly.
September 12, 2015 Bral Sits Two Shots Back of Lead after Round 1 Senior John Bral turned in an even-par round of 72 on Saturday in the team's first round of the fall, and he sits just two shots off the lead at the Mt Mercy Cropper Classic at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion, Iowa.
September 12, 2015 #8 St. John's Uses Quick Start in 56-7 Win over the Beavers In what was only the second-ever meeting between the two teams, and the first since 1976, St. John's used a quick start on Saturday to hand Buena Vista a 56-7 loss in a game played at Collegeville, Minn.
September 12, 2015 Volleyball Drops a Pair of Tough Matches against Ranked Foes The Buena Vista volleyball hung tough with a pair of nationally-ranked, top-15 teams on Saturday, but fell 3-0 in both contests to wrap up its play during the 2015 Baden Invitational, hosted by Washington University.
September 12, 2015 Women's Soccer Handed 2-0 Loss at Northwestern-St. Paul on Friday The University of Northwestern-St. Paul scored a pair of late first half goals on Friday evening, and that proved to be all it needed en route to a 2-0 victory over the Beavers.
September 12, 2015 Volleyball Extends Win Streak to Three The Buena Vista volleyball team ran its current overall win streak to three straight matches as it opened up the 2015 Bade Invite, hosted by Washington University (St. Louis) with wins over Fontbonne University and Cornell College, respectively.
September 12, 2015 Men's Soccer Hangs on for a Thrilling 2-1 Victory at Rockford The Buena Vista men's soccer team built a 2-0 halftime lead on Friday evening at Rockford University, and despite an early second-half goal by the host team, the Beavers played stiff defense over the final 40-plus minutes to leave with a 2-1 victory.
September 11, 2015 Men's Cross Country Runs Strong on Home Course The Buena Vista men's cross country team continues to run strong, and that trend continued on Friday evening as it took part in the annual BVU Invite out at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course. Senior Alex Lamp paced the group with his fifth-place finish.
September 11, 2015 Women's Cross Country Takes Second at Own Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team had a pair of individuals finish in the top-five of the annual BVU Invite on Friday afternoon, and that helped lead the team to a runner-up finish with 43 points on a day with perfect conditions to run.
September 10, 2015 PREVIEW: Beavers Travel North to Take on No. 8 St. John's The Buena Vista football team faces another stiff road challenge on Saturday when it travels to Collegeville, Minn., to take on eighth-ranked St. John's in what will be only the second-ever meeting between the two programs. Kick-off inside of Clemens Stadium is set for 1:00pm.
September 9, 2015 Late Goal Sends Dordt to 1-0 Victory over Beavers on Wednesday In what was a defensive shootout, it came down to a goal scored early in the 85' by visiting Dordt College on Wednesday afternoon that sent the Defenders on to a 1-0 victory over the women's soccer team, marking the first home loss for the Beavers this season.
September 9, 2015 Men's Tennis Edged in Season Opener by Midland University The Buena Vista men's tennis team began its fall schedule on Tuesday afternoon at home against Midland University, and despite several tiebreaker matches, came up just short, 7-2.
September 9, 2015 Women's Tennis Opens Season at Home with a Pair of Matches The Buena Vista women's tennis team began its 2015 fall season on Tuesday afternoon under first-year head coach Bob O'Hara. The Beavers hosted both Central College and Midland University out on the Buntrock Tennis Courts.
September 8, 2015 Volleyball Rolls Past Bethany Lutheran in Home Opener The Buena Vista volleyball team played their home opener Tuesday night against Bethany Lutheran, and behind a strong offensive performance, the Beavers swept the Vikings in three sets to improve to 3-2 overall.
September 6, 2015 Arnold's Four Goals Help Lead BVU to 6-0 Win over Grace The Buena Vista women's soccer team wrapped up the 2015 BVU Classic in style on Sunday afternoon, scoring five second-half goals en route to a 6-0 shutout of Grace University.
September 5, 2015 Volleyball Sweeps St. Olaf; Drops Thrilling Five-Set Match against Concordia-Moorhead The Buena Vista volleyball team began the day with a 3-0 win over St. Olaf, but the day ended on a tough note after the Beavers dropped the final two sets against Concordia-Moorhead to fall in five sets and wrap up the Bethel Invite.
September 5, 2015 Martin Luther Pulls Away Late during Saturday's 3-1 Win over Men's Soccer Buena Vista held a 1-0 lead at the half on Saturday afternoon at Martin Luther College, but then saw the Knights go on to score three second half goals, including two over the final six minutes, during the Beavers' 3-1 loss.
September 5, 2015 UW-Platteville Hands Beaver Football 49-13 Loss in Season Opener The University of Wisconsin scored 28 second-quarter points to break open a 14-6 contest against Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, and the Pioneers went on to win 49-13 in the season opener for both teams.
September 5, 2015 Women's Golf Takes 10th at Sail Classic Freshman Emily Kim followed up Friday's career-low round of 84 with an 87 on Saturday to help lead the Buena Vista women's golf team to its 10th-place finish. Kim tied for 20th among the 66th golfers that took part.
September 4, 2015 Volleyball Splits a Pair of Matches in Season Opener at Bethel Invite The Buena Vista volleyball team got its 2015 campaign off to a solid start on Friday afternoon, sweeping past 21st-ranked Nebraska Wesleyan, but was then swept by a tough host team to conclude day one of the Bethel University Invite.
September 4, 2015 Women's Golf Turns in Best Round of Year in Rd 1 of The Sail Classic Freshman Emily Kim rolled off six straight pars on the back nine holes on Friday afternoon which helped her reach the clubhouse with an 84 and a tie for 13th after the opening round of The Sail Classic, hosted by Luther College at the Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls.
September 4, 2015 Women's Soccer Blanks Martin Luther 3-0 in Home Opener Samantha Arnold knocked home two goals for the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Friday evening, with Caroline Maher adding another, as the Beavers blanked visiting Martin Luther College, 3-0, in their 2015 home opener.
September 4, 2015 Women's Tennis Cancels Saturday Match with Kohawks The Buena Vista women's tennis match, scheduled for Saturday, September 5, at home against Coe College has been canceled and the match will not be made up.
September 3, 2015 BV Club Appreciation Event Scheduled for Saturday The BV Club is sponsoring an event this upcoming Saturday, September 5 in conjunction with the home women's tennis match versus Coe College.
September 2, 2015 Beaver Volleyball Poised to Make Run at Program's First-Ever IIAC Title The Buena Vista volleyball team had arguably one of its best all-round seasons in school history in 2014, and with only one senior lost from that team, the expectations are growing to an exciting level entering the 2015 campaign.
September 2, 2015 Beaver Football Ready to Kick-off 2015 Campaign After three weeks of grinding out preseason camp, the Buena Vista football team is more than eager to get into a game week mindset and to finally have that chance to play an official game. The wait is only days away as the Beavers will open up on the road this Saturday, September 5, at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a 1:00pm kick-off inside of Pioneer Stadium.
September 2, 2015 Lamp Takes 14th to Lead Men's Cross Country Team in Opener Senior Alex Lamp took 14th overall while Ben Sampson was 27th, and the Buena Vista men's cross country team placed seventh overall out of nine teams at the 22nd annual Mustang Gallop, hosted by Mount Mercy College on Tuesday evening.
September 1, 2015 Young Runners help Spark Buena Vista Women's Cross Country Team The Buena Vista women's cross country team had a pair of underclassmen finish in the top-30 on Tuesday evening, to help lead the Beavers to a sixth place finish out of nine teams during the 22nd annual Mustang Gallop, hosted by Mount Mercy College.
September 1, 2015 Men's Soccer Posts Shutout of Bethany Lutheran in Season Opener The Buena Vista men's soccer team took a 1-0 lead into the half before adding a pair of late insurance goals en route to a strong 3-0 road victory over Bethany Lutheran to begin the 2015 season.
September 1, 2015 Maher Scores Fifth Career Goal in Tough Loss to Vikings Sophomore Caroline Maher scored the team's first goal of the season during Tuesday evening's season-opener at Bethany Lutheran College, but it was the Vikings scoring a late goal in regulation to go on for the 2-1 victory.
August 30, 2015 Strong Finish for the Women's Golf Team during Opening Weekend Four of the five Buena Vista women's golfers lowered their opening round scores by a combined 17 strokes on Sunday as the Beavers wrapped up their first event of the year at the Mount Mercy Invite.
August 30, 2015 Women's Golf Tees-off 2015 Fall Campaign at Mt. Mercy The Buena Vista women's golf team stepped out onto the course for the first round of the 2015 fall season on Saturday afternoon at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion for the Mt. Mercy Invitational.
August 29, 2015 Beaver Football Picked Seventh in Preseason Poll The Buena Vista football team has been picked by the Iowa Conference football coaches to finish tied for seventh in this year's preseason coaches poll released on Friday.
August 29, 2015 Women's Soccer Picked 8th in IIAC Preseason Poll The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has released its 2015 Preseason Coaches Poll with Buena Vista picked eighth with 16 total points.
August 26, 2015 Women's Basketball Takes Summer Trip to Australia Buena Vista head women's basketball coach Janet Berry had the great privilege to take her Beaver basketball team overseas before the 2015-16 school year got started with a trip to Australia. Upon arriving back to the states, she had the chance to sit back and reflect on the trip and put together a recap of the time spent.
August 25, 2015 Men's Soccer Tied for Seventh in Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) released its 2015 Preseason Men's Soccer Coaches Poll on Thursday afternoon, and Buena Vista was picked to finish in a tie for seventh with Coe College.
August 24, 2015 Volleyball Picked as Preseason Favorites to Win IIAC Title The preseason Iowa Conference Volleyball Coaches Poll was released Monday afternoon, August 24, and the Buena Vista volleyball team has been tabbed as the near unanimous favorite to win the 2015 regular season crown.
August 19, 2015 Beaver Athletics Announces Incoming Accepted Student-Athletes for 2015-16 The Buena Vista athletics department has announced its list of new incoming accepted student-athletes for the 2015-16 academic year. The list is broken down by sport and will be the only announcement made regarding this academic year with the next group to be announced in May 2016.
August 13, 2015 Football Opens Preseason Camp on Strong Note The Buena Vista football team has roughly 40 new faces and 90 players overall in its preseason camp to give the program its largest group in recent years, and for head coach Jay Anderson it was a solid day to start the year.
August 6, 2015 Kyle King Tabbed as Assistant Women's Soccer Coach Buena Vista head women’s soccer coach, Sheena Van Roekel has announced that Kyle King has been hired as the program’s assistant coach beginning this fall.
July 30, 2015 Track & Field Teams Add a Pair of New Assistant Coaches Buena Vista head track and field coach, Ryan Schroeder, will have a pair of new assistant coaches to help him continue to guide the Beaver programs forward beginning in 2015-16.
July 31, 2015 O'Hara Named Women's Tennis Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Bob O’Hara as the university’s new part-time head women’s tennis coach.
July 28, 2015 Brett Groen Takes Over as Men's Tennis Coach Buena Vista head men’s soccer coach, Ben McArthur, has announced that Jorge-Lugo Arenas has been named an assistant coach for the program beginning this fall.
July 28, 2015 Jorge-Lugo Arenas Named Assistant Men's Soccer Coach Buena Vista head men’s soccer coach, Ben McArthur, has announced that Jorge-Lugo Arenas has been named an assistant coach for the program beginning this fall.
July 20, 2015 Nebraska Wesleyan to Join Iowa Conference in 2016-17 The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) will expand to nine member institutions as league officials announced Monday (July 20) Nebraska Wesleyan University has accepted an invitation to join the conference beginning with the 2016-17 academic year.
July 14, 2015 Beaver Wrestling Announces Special Events for Home Schedule Buena Vista head wrestling coach Jeff Breese recently released his team’s 2015-16 schedule, and now the program is announcing the highlighted events that will take place in conjunction with its six scheduled home dates.
July 3, 2015 2015-16 Beaver Wrestling Schedule Released Buena Vista head wrestling coach, Jeff Breese, has released his full competition schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 season.
June 29, 2015 Jamieson to Lead Women's Golf Team Buena Vista Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Mike Jamieson as the university’s new part-time women’s golf coach.
June 26, 2015 Benson Hired to Lead Men's Golf Program Buena Vista Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Brett Benson as the university’s new part-time head men’s golf coach beginning this fall.
June 23, 2015 2015 Beaver Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced The annual Buena Vista University Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 24 during halftime of the Beavers’ football game versus the University of Dubuque. At that time, four new members will join the illustrious group of BVU Athletic Hall of Famers.
June 11, 2015 Beavers Land 20 Student-Athletes on Spring Academic All-IIAC Team The 2014-15 Iowa Conference Spring Academic All-IIAC Team has been released, and Buena Vista University has 20 student-athletes represented on the 237-member list.
May 29, 2015 Buena Vista's Brett Heitkamp Invited to Prestigious iBall Pro Combine Brett Heitkamp has been given the opportunity to take his game to the next level as one of the premier players selected to participate in the prestigious iBall Pro Combine.
May 27, 2015 Beaver Wrestling Named Finalist for Multiple Best of Brand Programs The Buena Vista wrestling team has been named a finalist in two separate Best of Brand Program competitions that were announced this week.
May 27, 2015 Annual Hershberger Golf Outing Scheduled for July 24 The annual Buena Vista Football Hershberger Golf Outing has been set for July 24, 2015, at Lake Creek Country Club just west of Storm Lake on Hwy 7.
May 22, 2015 Woodson Earns All-American Honors by taking 7th Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson was part of a thrilling 800 meter preliminary race on Friday evening at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, hosted by St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., and then wrapped up his career by taking seventh in Saturday's finals.
May 19, 2015 L. Hadaway Named to D3baseball.com All-Region Team Buena Vista senior relief pitcher, Lucas Hadaway, has been named to the All-Central Region First Team by D3baseball.com as has been announced. Hadaway was one of 10 Iowa Conference players recognized in 2015.
May 13, 2015 Habermann Named to All-IIAC Singles Team The All-Iowa Conference Men's Tennis Teams have been announced and Buena Vista sophomore Chris Habermann has been voted to the All-IIAC Singles Team.
May 13, 2015 Baseball Lands Five on All-Iowa Conference Teams Five Buena Vista baseball players were named All-Iowa Conference when the teams were released on Wednesday, May 13. Three of those individuals were on the First Team with two being Second Team selections.
May 10, 2015 Groth and Woodson Lead Men's Track and Field on Final Day of Outdoor Championships Buena Vista sophomore Austin Groth took home gold in the 400 meter hurdles, while senior Seth Woodson took runner-up accolades in the 800 meter run to highlight the Buena Vista men's track and field team as it wrapped up the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships on Saturday afternoon.
May 10, 2015 Beaver Women Earn Multiple IIAC Accolades The Buena Vista outdoor track and field team wrapped up the Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships on Saturday afternoon in Indianola by bringing home a pair of all-conference performances.
May 8, 2015 Sampson and Darrow Earn Fifth Place Finishes to begin IIAC Championships for BVU Nolan Sampson and Cole Darrow each tallied a fifth-place finish in the high jump and long jump, respectively, for the Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team as the Beavers began the IIAC Outdoor Championships in Indianola.
May 8, 2015 Women's Track Sends Several Individuals into Finals of Saturday's IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team got the 2015 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships off to a solid start on Friday afternoon in Indianola by sending several individuals into the finals of various events on Saturday.
May 8, 2015 Baseball Season Ends with a 5-1 Loss to Loras The Buena Vista baseball team saw its 2015 campaign come to a close on Friday morning after suffering a tough 5-1 loss to Loras College inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids on the second day of the Iowa Conference Tournament.
May 8, 2015 Hayden Named First Team Capital One All-District for Second Straight Year Buena Vista senior shortstop Stephanie Hayden was among those listed as a First Team Capital One Academic All-District selection when the teams were announced on Thursday. It's the second straight season she has earned that honor.
May 7, 2015 Baseball Suffers 5-1 Loss to Luther in IIAC Tournament Opener The Buena Vista baseball team got the Iowa Conference Tournament underway against fifth-seed Luther College on Thursday afternoon, but the Beavers were held to only one hit and just three base runners over the final seven innings, as they fell to the Norse, 5-1 at Daniels Park.
May 6, 2015 Softball Lands a Pair of All-IIAC Players; One Honorable Mention For the second straight season, the Buena Vista softball team landed a pair of All-Iowa Conference softball players, as well as one Honorable Mention selection. It's the first time the team has had consecutive years with multiple honorees since 2004 & 2005.
May 6, 2015 Hilgenberg Named IIAC Baseball Performer of the Week Buena Vista sophomore baseball player Kolby Hilgenberg has been recognized by the Iowa Conference for his play this past weekend by landing IIAC Baseball Position Player of the Week accolades.
May 2, 2015 Men's Golf Finishes Seventh at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team closed out the 2015 Iowa Conference Championships on Saturday afternoon and finished seventh overall after a final round 321. Junior John Bral wrapped up play with an 85 and took 13th.
May 2, 2015 Beavers get Bats Going in DH Sweep of Norse; Secure Fourth Seed The Buena Vista baseball team wrapped up the regular season on Saturday afternoon on Senior Day by taking a pair of games from Luther College to win the series and secure the fourth seed in next week's Iowa Conference Tournament. BVU rallied for a 3-2 win in the opener before cruising to a 14-3 (7 inn.) win in game two.
May 2, 2015 Men's Track and Field with Multiple Top-3 Finishes at Spartan Twilight The Buena Vista men's track and field team took part in the Spartan Twilight, hosted by the University of Dubuque, and finished the evening with multiple top-three finishes as it works on its final tune-ups before next week's Iowa Conference Championships.
May 2, 2015 Women's Track and Field with High Finishes at Spartan Twilight Meet The Buena Vista women's track and field team made the most of its final tune-up meet prior to the Iowa Conference Championships by posting several high finishes during the Spartan Twilight, hosted by the University of Dubuque on Friday night.
May 2, 2015 Central Deals Men's Tennis a 5-0 Loss at IIAC Team Tournament The Buena Vista men's tennis team began the Iowa Conference Team Tournament on Friday afternoon, but the Beavers just couldn't get any momentum going, as Central College handed the Beavers a 5-0 setback.
May 2, 2015 Men's Golf in Sixth after Three Rounds of IIAC Championships The Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships resumed on Friday morning at Thunder Hills Golf Course in Peosta, Iowa, with the golfers setting out to play 36 holes to conclude three rounds, and Buena Vista will enter Saturday's final round in sixth place overall with junior John Bral tied for second.
May 1, 2015 Softball has Season End with 6-2 Loss by Kohawks in IIAC Tournament The Buena Vista softball team rallied late, but the deficit was too much to overcome, and the Beavers saw their first season under new head coach Mandie Berneking come to an end with a 6-2 loss to Coe College to open the Iowa Conference Tournament.
May 1, 2015 Baseball Walks-Off to Earn DH Split to begin Finale Regular Season Series Junior Brandon Wessels drove in his younger brother, Bryce, in the bottom of the 10th inning of game two on Friday night to help lead the Buena Vista baseball team over visiting Luther College to earn the doubleheader split to begin the four-game weekend series. The Norse edged BVU, 4-3, in the opener.
April 28, 2015 Haye Named IIAC Men's Golf Performer of the Week Buena Vista senior Brady Haye has been named the Iowa Conference Men's Golf Performer of the Week for his play this past weekend during the opening round of the IIAC Championships.
April 28, 2015 Beaver Softball Sweeps Grinnell on Senior Day The Buena Vista softball team put a solid ending to its regular season on Tuesday afternoon by sweeping a doubleheader from Grinnell College on Senior Day, winning both games in five innings.
April 27, 2015 Baseball Secures IIAC Tournament Berth with Split at Loras The Buena Vista baseball team closed out its final road series of the regular season on Monday afternoon by winning 7-1 in the nightcap to earn the doubleheader split and secure a spot in next week's Iowa Conference Tournament.
April 27, 2015 Men's Tennis Picks up Win over Storm in Regular Season Finale The Buena Vista men's tennis team wrapped up its regular season on Sunday morning with a convincing 7-2 home win over visiting Simpson College.
April 27, 2015 Baseball begins Series at Loras with a Split on Sunday The Buena Vista baseball team got its four-game weekend series at Loras College off to a good start with a thrilling 2-1 victory in nine innings of game one before suffering a narrow 4-3 loss in walk-off fashion in game two on Sunday afternoon.
April 26, 2015 #17 Central Sweeps BVU to Conclude IIAC Schedule The Buena Vista softball team rallied back to force extra innings in game two on Sunday, but Central College scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to take the game and complete the sweep with a 7-6 victory. The Dutch won the opener, 8-2.
April 25, 2015 Haye is Clubhouse Leader after Rain-Shortened Weekend at IIAC Championships Buena Vista's Brady Haye fired a 1-over 73 in his first round on Friday and is the clubhouse leader following 18 holes of play from the IIAC Championships, played at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.
April 23, 2015 Woodson Posts School Record with Strong Showing at Drake Relays Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson put his name in the Beaver record books yet again on Thursday as he broke the school record in the 800 meter run inside of Drake Stadium as he took part in the 2015 Drake Relays.
April 25, 2015 Softball DH Postponed until Sunday Due to inclement weather taking place on Saturday, the Buena Vista Iowa Conference softball doubleheader at Central College has been postponed until Sunday, April 26 at 2:00pm.
April 24, 2015 Softball Steps out of League Play to Split DH at Northwestern (IA) In advance of its final Iowa Conference doubleheader of the season scheduled for Saturday in Pella, the Buena Vista softball team stepped out of league play on Friday evening for a non-conference twinbill at Northwestern College (IA). The Red Raiders edged BVU, 1-0, in the opener before the Beavers bounced back to edge NWC, 4-3, in game two.
April 23, 2015 Baseball Series at Loras Shifted to Sunday and Monday Due to the threat of rain forecasted for the eastern part of the state this weekend, the four-game road baseball series at Loras College has been pushed back to a Sunday and Monday series in Dubuque.
April 21, 2015 Baseball Finishes Split with Kohawks with Win in Game 2 The Buena Vista baseball team avoided a series loss to Coe College on Tuesday night by hanging on to win game two of the doubleheader, 2-1, and earn a four-game series split. The Kohawks took game one, 4-1.
April 21, 2015 Softball Handed Two Losses by Fourth-Ranked Norse The Buena Vista softball team ran into a very tough Luther College softball team on the road Tuesday afternoon, and the Beavers came up short in its bid to keep its win streak alive by falling 5-3 and 11-2 (6) to the Norse.
April 20, 2015 Timely Hitting Lifts Beavers to Sweep of Wartburg The Buena Vista softball team had to wait a couple extra days for its Iowa Conference doubleheader with Wartburg College, but it proved to be worth the wait as the Beavers rolled to a pair of wins over the Knights by scores of 14-6 (6 inn.) and 9-3, respectively.
April 19, 2015 Softball DH with Wartburg Postponed until Monday Due to the unfavorable playing conditions as a result from the recent rainfall, the Buena Vista softball doubleheader with Wartburg College which had been rescheduled to Sunday, April 19, has now been pushed back yet again until Monday, April 20, starting at 3:00pm.
April 18, 2015 Men's Tennis Wins a Pair of IIAC Matches on Saturday It was a big road trip from the Buena Vista men's tennis team on Saturday with its regular season drawing near an end, as the Beavers picked up a pair of league wins, edging both Loras College and the University of Dubuque by identical 5-4 scores.
April 18, 2015 Bral Takes Medalist Honors; Beavers Take Second at BVU Spring Invite Buena Vista junior John Bral carded a one-over round of 73 on Saturday during the final round of the BVU Spring Invite to claim medalist honors and win by two strokes after a two-day total of 144.
April 18, 2015 Beavers and Storm Split Soggy Saturday DH The Buena Vista and Simpson baseball teams weathered a pair of rain delays and played through a solid downpour for much of game two as the two split an Iowa Conference doubleheader to wrap up the four-game weekend series on Saturday. BVU took the opener, 5-2, before dropping the finale, 18-5.
April 18, 2015 Men's Golf with Strong Showing to begin BVU Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team had three of its five golfers post an opening round of 75 or lower on Friday as the team began play at the annual BVU Invite out at Lake Creek Country Club.
April 18, 2015 Baseball Splits Series Opening DH with Storm The Buena Vista baseball team bounced back from a 3-1 loss to begin the day on Friday against Simpson to take game two, 5-4, in 13th innings on a walk-off RBI double by Bryce Wessels.
April 15, 2015 Norse Hand Beavers 8-1 Loss on Tuesday Afternoon The Buena Vista men's tennis team took the court on a warm, sun-filled afternoon for tennis, hosting Luther College in an Iowa Conference match, but the Norse would go on to capture their seventh win of the year with an 8-1 victory over the Beavers.
April 12, 2015 Men's Tennis Edged in Thrilling IIAC Match with Wartburg The Buena Vista men's tennis team was back in action on Sunday morning for an Iowa Conference home match against Wartburg College, and it was the Knights hanging on for a 6-3 thriller over the Beavers out on the Buntrock Tennis Courts.
April 12, 2015 Men's Golf Finishes Eighth at Wartburg Invite Brady Haye turned in a team-best 75 on Saturday to help lead the Buena Vista men's golf team which finished eighth at the Wartburg College Invite.
April 12, 2015 Beaver Track and Field Teams Post Strong Showing at Red Raider Open The young outdoor season continued for the Buena Vista track and field teams on Saturday, as they took part in the Red Raider Open, hosted by Northwestern College.
April 12, 2015 Beaver Softball Earns another IIAC Split on Saturday The Buena Vista softball team was back in action for its second Iowa Conference doubleheader in as many days on Saturday when it traveled to take on the University of Dubuque. BVU came out and took the opener, 4-1, before coming up just short in a 4-3 setback in game two.
April 12, 2015 Baseball Splits Saturday DH with Dutch After dropping a pair of games to begin the series with Central College on Friday afternoon, the Buena Vista baseball team bounced back with a big 6-1 victory in game one Saturday but saw a late lead slip away in game two as the Beavers fell to the Dutch, 8-6.
April 10, 2015 Softball Splits a Thrilling Doubleheader with Loras The Buena Vista softball team continued its home schedule on Friday afternoon by making up a pair of Iowa Conference games against visiting Loras College. The Beavers rallied in the seventh to win the opener, 5-4, before seeing the comeback fall short in the nightcap, 6-3.
April 10, 2015 Baseball Swept on the Road by Central The Buena Vista baseball team began its four-game weekend road series at Central College on Friday afternoon, and the 21st-ranked Beavers came up on the short end of both games, falling 4-2 and 7-0.
April 10, 2015 Men's Golf in Eighth after Day One of Wartburg Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team turned in a round of 347 on Friday to begin the Wartburg College Spring Invite, and the Beavers find themselves in eighth place heading into Saturday's final round.
April 9, 2015 Beaver Softball Schedule Update The Buena Vista softball doubleheader against Grinnell College, which was postponed on Tuesday, April 7 due to inclement weather has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 28, in Storm Lake starting at 4:00pm.
April 9, 2015 Upcoming BVU Student Promotional Events Buena Vista University students have the opportunity to receive some goodies while coming out and supporting their fellow classmates in a handful of upcoming athletic events.
April 8, 2015 Student-Athlete Appreciation Day Scheduled for Thursday The Buena Vista athletic department will be treating its student-athletes to some food and munchies in the lobby of Siebens Fieldhouse on Thursday, April 9, as part of Division III Appreciation Week.
April 8, 2015 Softball DH with Loras College Postponed to April 10 Due to unfavorable playing conditions and the threat of additional rain again later on today, the Buena Vista softball doubleheader scheduled for 3:00pm against Loras College here in Storm Lake has been postponed until Friday, April 10 same time and place.
April 6, 2015 Tuesday Softball DH with Grinnell Postponed Due to the forecast of inclement weather in the Storm Lake area on Tuesday, April 7, the schedule non-conference softball doubleheader between Buena Vista and Grinnell has been postponed. No make-up date has been announced at this time.
April 6, 2015 Guyett Named IIAC Female Athlete of the Week Buena Vista freshman pitcher Moriah Guyett has been recognized by the Iowa Conference for her play this past week while earning IIAC Female Athlete of the Week accolades.
April 4, 2015 14th-Ranked Beavers Bounce Back with DH Sweep of #10 Knights After seeing 10th-ranked Wartburg College take a pair of games from them on Friday night, the Buena Vista baseball team fought back on Saturday to earn the four-game series split with wins of 5-4 and 10-9.
April 4, 2015 Softball Opens Home Schedule with Split of 10th-ranked Storm The Buena Vista softball team played its first two home games of the year on Saturday afternoon when it hosted Simpson College for an Iowa Conference doubleheader. After the Storm used the long ball to secure a 10-4 win in the opener, BVU answered with a key 5-0 triumph in game two.
April 5, 2015 Men's Tennis Drops IIAC Match to Central on Saturday The Buena Vista men's tennis team hosted Central College in an Iowa Conference match on Saturday morning out on the Buntrock Tennis Courts, but the Dutch came away with the 8-1 victory.
April 4, 2015 Outdoor Campaign underway for Men's Track and Field Team The Buena Vista men's track and field team was in action for the first time outdoors this season by taking part in the Wartburg College Select Meet on Friday in Waverly. As a team, the Beavers finished fifth overall among the seven teams competing.
April 3, 2015 Women's Track and Field begins Outdoor Schedule The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team began its outdoor campaign on Friday by taking part in the Wartburg College Select Meet, and the Beavers brought home a number of top-8 finishes en route to a fifth place overall team finish.
April 3, 2015 10th-Ranked Knights Take Both Games against #14 BVU on Friday The 10th-ranked Wartburg College baseball team used multiple big innings in both games on Friday as the Knights won a pair of games against Buena Vista by scores of 8-6 and 14-6.
April 1, 2015 Baseball Splits on the Road at Coe College on Tuesday Despite the warm temperatures on Tuesday afternoon, the bats were on the cold side in game one against Coe College, but they eventually heated up in game two, as the 14th-ranked Buena Vista baseball team earned a doubleheader split at Coe College.
March 31, 2015 Softball Earns Conference Opening Split at Coe College The Buena Vista softball team played its first games of the year in the state of Iowa on Tuesday afternoon, and the Beavers will return to campus with a doubleheader split at Coe College under their belts. The Kohawks hung on to take the opener, 7-4, before BVU bounced back to take the nightcap, 9-6. The games were the first Iowa Conference games of the year for both teams.
March 29, 2015 Beavers Win Road Series at Dubuque to begin IIAC Play After splitting the first two games of the four-game road series to begin Iowa Conference play at the University of Dubuque on Friday, the Buena Vista baseball team completed the series win on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of the Spartans by scores of 9-3 and 4-1.
March 27, 2015 Beavers and Spartans Split a DH to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista baseball team began defense of its IIAC regular season title on Friday afternoon in Dubuque by splitting a doubleheader with the Spartans, winning the opener, 7-4, before Dubuque scored the game's final four runs to take game two, 8-4.
March 27, 2015 Softball Finishes Spring Trip at 3-3 Following Friday's Split The Buena Vista softball team picked up its 10th win of the year with an 8-2 finish to begin the day on Friday against Colby College before seeing its comeback bid fall just short in an 8-6 loss to the University of Chicago in game two. The split wraps up the team's spring trip to Clermont, Fla., with a 3-3 record.
March 27, 2015 Barrow Named IIAC Freshman of the Year Buena Vista 141-pounder Nashid Barrow was voted on by the Iowa Conference coaches as this year's IIAC Freshman Wrestler of the Year as announced on Thursday.
March 27, 2015 Men's Golf with Strong Showing during Three-Team Outing The Buena Vista men's golf team spent the first few days of its spring break trip getting several holes of practice in before taking part in a three-team competition on Thursday at Moon Valley Country Club in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
March 21, 2015 Follow the Beavers with the Spring Break Blog Several of the Buena Vista spring sports teams will be in action at some point over Spring Break (March 21-29) and you can read more about what the team has been up to and accomplishing by reading this blog which will be updated occasionally throughout the break.
March 26, 2015 Softball Falls to #14 UW-Whitewater; Rolls Past Oberlin The Buena Vista softball team was back on the diamond for two more games on Thursday morning, and for the second straight day, the Beavers split the games, falling in game one to #14 UW-Whitewater, 6-1, before bouncing back for a strong 13-7 triumph over Oberlin.
March 25, 2015 Beavers Earn Split on First Day of Spring Break Games The Buena Vista softball team was finally able to get its spring break schedule underway on Wednesday morning down in Clermont, Fla., and the Beavers bounced back from an 8-4 loss in their opener against Elmhurst to win a 2-1 thriller over Carthage.
March 25, 2015 Men's Tennis Suffers a Pair of 9-0 Setbacks on Tuesday The Buena Vista men's tennis team returned to action on Tuesday looking for two more wins after posting a victory on Monday to begin its Spring Break trip at Hilton Head, S.C., but the Beavers came up short in both outings, falling 9-0 to both UW-Eau Claire and Carleton College, respectively.
March 24, 2015 Beavers Secure Commanding Win over North Central After falling to North Central over Spring Break in 2014, the Buena Vista men's tennis team came through with a little revenge on Monday afternoon, cruising to a 7-2 victory this time around to begin its three-match string to begin its Spring Break trip.
March 24, 2015 Eric Gurbacki Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its weekly individual honors on Monday afternoon, and Buena Vista senior first baseman Eric Gurbacki was tabbed as the IIAC Male Athlete of the Week.
March 23, 2015 Softball Loses a Pair of Heartbreakers to Highly-Ranked Teams For the second straight day, the Buena Vista softball team took on a pair of top-15 teams, and the Beavers were in position to pull off two upsets, but came up just short in both contests, falling to 14th-ranked Augustana, 10-8, and 6th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan, 15-8 (eight innings).
March 21, 2015 Baseball Wins Extra-Inning Thriller against Wheaton College Freshman Thomas Wisecup singled home senior Eric Gurbacki in the top of the 10th inning on Saturday afternoon as the Buena Vista baseball team picked up a thrilling 8-7 (10 inning) victory at Wheaton College to wrap-up play in the Wheaton College Invitational.
March 21, 2015 Beavers Upset #18 Wash U; Fall to #14 Augustana (Ill.) in Mizuno Classic The Buena Vista softball team split a pair of games on Saturday in St. Louis, Mo., as it began play at the two-day Mizuno Classic, hosted by Washington University. BVU began with a thrilling 9-6 win over the host Bears before falling 10-1 (6 inn.) to the Vikings.
March 20, 2015 Baseball Runs Overall Record to 9-1 The Buena Vista baseball team improved to 9-1 overall this season after taking a pair of games on Friday to begin its play during the Wheaton College Invitational. BVU began with a comeback, 4-3, win over St. Mary's (Minn.) in the opener before the bats came to life during a 12-6 victory against Aurora.
March 17, 2015 Justin Lange Named to D3baseball.com Team of the Week Buena Vista junior starting pitcher Justin Lange has his 2015 campaign off to a great start, and following his second start of the year this past weekend, he has landed himself a spot on this week's D3baseball.com Team of the Week.
March 17, 2015 Beaver Softball to Host Alumni Appreciation Weekend The Buena Vista softball program will be hosting an Alumni Appreciation Weekend on April 17 & 18 in conjunction with the team's home doubleheader with Wartburg College.
March 17, 2015 Women's Basketball Announces Postseason Team Awards The Buena Vista women's basketball team held its annual postseason banquet on Sunday, March 15, where it announced its team awards for the 2014-15 season as voted on by the players and coaches.
March 16, 2015 Drey Named First Team All-Region by D3hoops.com The 2014-15 D3hoops.com All-Region teams were announced Monday morning, and Buena Vista sophomore Kennedy Drey has landed a spot on the First Team.
March 15, 2015 Baseball Cruises to Series Win over Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista baseball team pounded out 16 hits and scored a season-high 15 runs against Nebraska Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon, and that was more than enough to secure a 15-3 win in the decisive game of the three-game weekend series against the Prairie Wolves.
March 14, 2015 Softball Sweeps Doubleheader at Baker University on Saturday The Buena Vista softball team was back in action on Saturday afternoon for a non-conference twinbill at NAIA Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan. The Beavers scored in four of the seven innings of game one for the 4-0 victory before scoring five times in the third en route to a 5-0 triumph.
March 14, 2015 Baseball Splits DH to begin Three-Game Series The Buena Vista baseball team suffered its first loss of the year in Saturday's doubleheader opener at Nebraska Wesleyan, but the Beavers did bounce back with a 3-1 victory in the nightcap to improve to 6-1.
March 14, 2015 Woodson Captures Fourth at NCAA Indoor Championships Senior Seth Woodson capped off his stellar indoor track and field season on Saturday afternoon with his fourth place finish at the NCAA DIII Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Winston Salem, N.C.
March 13, 2015 Barrow Falls a Win Shy of All-American Status Buena Vista freshman 141-pounder Nashid Barrow came up just short of his bid to become the program's first All-American since 2010 on Friday by falling just a win shy of earning such status as the NCAA DIII Wrestling Tournament got underway at Hershey, Pa.
March 13, 2015 Woodson Advances into Finals of 800m Run Senior Seth Woodson secured All-American honors for Buena Vista on Friday afternoon by finishing sixth in the prelims of the 800m run at the NCAA DIII Indoor Track and Field Championships in Winston Salem, N.C.
March 13, 2015 Barrow to begin Quest for National Title on Friday Buena Vista freshman 141-pounder, Nashid Barrow, will begin his quest to gain a NCAA National Tournament title beginning Friday morning when the 2015 NCAA DIII National Wrestling Tournament gets underway in Hershey, Pa.
March 13, 2015 Woodson set to Compete in 800m Run on Friday Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson will look to gain All-American accolades for the first time in his stellar career when he takes part in the 800m run at the 2015 NCAA National Track and Field Indoor Championships at Winston Salem, N.C. which begins on Friday.
March 13, 2015 Shatto Earns NWCA Scholar All-American Honors Buena Vista senior 157-pounder Seth Shatto who finished a strong senior campaign on the wrestling mat two weeks ago, has been recognized today for his efforts off the mat this season by being named an NWCA DIII Scholar All-American.
March 10, 2015 Beavers Rally for Thrilling Win over Pioneers For the first time this season the Buena Vista baseball team trailed in a game, but the Beavers would overcome a 5-0 deficit to score a late run and edge Carroll University (Wis.), 6-5, on Tuesday morning to wrap up its season-opening trip to Tucson, Ariz.
March 10, 2015 Beavers Score 25 Runs in DH Sweep of Bethany Lutheran The Buena Vista baseball team continues to put up crooked numbers in the run column and also got solid pitching in both games as the Beavers remained perfect on the year with a doubleheader sweep of Bethany Lutheran at Tucson, Ariz., on Monday evening.
March 9, 2015 Baseball Gets Season Underway with a Pair of Wins The Buena Vista baseball team got its 2015 season underway in the desert on Sunday with a doubleheader against Cornell College, and the Beavers got off to a solid start with a sweep of the Rams by scores of 11-3 and 3-0, respectively.
March 7, 2015 Softball Splits a Pair on Saturday at Rochester Dome The bats came alive during the Buena Vista softball's opener against UW-La Crosse inside of the Rochester Dome on Saturday, but the team was then held in check in the finale against UW-Oshkosh, as the Beavers splits a pair of non-conference games to run its record to 4-4.
March 5, 2015 Fisher and Wiederhoeft Earn Second Team All-IIAC Honors Buena Vista junior Lexi Fisher and senior Shelby Wiederhoeft have been named to the All-Iowa Conference Women's Basketball Second Team as announced by the league on Thursday afternoon.
March 4, 2015 Three Beavers Land All-IIAC Accolades, Van Haaften Tabbed Coach of the Year The 2015 All-Iowa Conference Men's Basketball Team was announced today with Buena Vista landing a trio of all-conference players as well as the IIAC Coach of the Year.
March 1, 2015 Softball Sweeps UW-Eau Claire to Finish Opening Weekend Moriah Guyett strikes out 10 during her complete-game performance in game two of Sunday's softball doubleheader, as the Buena Vista softball team completed its sweep of Wisconsin-Eau Claire by scores of 5-2 and 3-2.
February 28, 2015 Barrow Punches Ticket to NCAA DIII Wrestling Tournament Buena Vista freshman 141-pounder Nashid Barrow notched a big semifinal upset victory and just came up short of another in the championship match, but in the end he did secure a spot into the NCAA National Tournament with his performance on Saturday during the Central Regional Tournament.
March 1, 2015 Men's Tennis Dealt a Pair of Losses in Home Openers on Saturday The Buena Vista men's tennis team was facing a pair of tough non-conference opponents on Saturday to begin its 2015 home schedule, and the Beavers were dealt an 8-1 loss to begin the day against Grand View University before suffering a 9-0 setback to Augustana College (S.D.).
March 1, 2015 Woodson Breaks 800 Meter Record to Highlight IIAC Championships for BVU Buena Vista senior Seth Woodson highlighted the Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday for the Beavers, winning the 800 meter run in a school and IIAC Championship record time before also running a leg on the runner-up 4x400 meter relay team.
March 1, 2015 Women's Track Posts Several Season and Career Marks at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team had high hopes heading into this year's Iowa Conference Indoor Championships, but despite turning in numerous season and career best times or marks over the weekend, it came up just short of posting any all-conference accolades.
February 28, 2015 Softball Splits DH against Hamline inside of Rosemount Dome The Buena Vista softball team got head coach Mandie Berneking her first career coaching victory as they split a doubleheader inside of the Rosemount Dome on Saturday against Hamline University.
February 27, 2015 Home Runs Hurt Beavers during Opening Day Sweep by #13 St. Thomas The Buena Vista softball team looked to get its 2015 season off to a fast start on Friday morning inside of the Rosemount Dome with a doubleheader against #13 St. Thomas (Minn.), but the Tommies hit four 2-run home runs on the day to sweep past BVU, 5-2 and 8-0 (6 inn.).
February 27, 2015 Women's Track and Field Seeking High Finish at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team has a great deal of veteran experience to turn to as it heads into this weekend's Iowa Conference Indoor Championships in Waverly. It's that group of individuals that could potentially lift BVU into a high overall finish in the event.
February 27, 2015 Men's Track and Field Looks for Strong Finish to Indoor Season The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team has been preparing for this weekend for the last few months, and the team is excited with its progress that it will take into the Iowa Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships which get underway today in Waverly.
February 27, 2015 Men's Tennis to Open Home Schedule on Saturday The Buena Vista men's tennis team will step foot inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the campus of BVU tomorrow and play its first two home matches of the spring season.
February 26, 2015 Baseball is Unanimous Favorite to Win IIAC Title in 2015 The Buena Vista baseball team was the unanimous pick to win the 2015 Iowa Conference baseball title as a result of the IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll released on Friday.
February 26, 2015 Men's Basketball Drops Overtime Heartbreaker to Wartburg Wartburg College hit a late three-pointer in regulation to force overtime, and then outscored the Buena Vista men's basketball team, 9-4, in the extra stanza, as the Beavers saw their 10-game home win streak snapped by the Knights, 93-88, on Thursday night in the semifinal round of the Iowa Conference Tournament.
February 26, 2015 Softball Picked Sixth in Preseason IIAC Coaches Poll The 2015 Preseason Iowa Conference Softball Coaches Poll was released on Wednesday with Buena Vista picked to finish sixth in the league standings.
February 26, 2015 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: BVU Club Passes Not Availabe for Tonight's Game Due to the fact that we have moved into postseason play, the BVU Club membership passes will not be acceptable for admission into tonight's men's basketball game against Wartburg College.
February 24, 2015 Men's Basketball Chasing its Eighth IIAC Tournament Title All-Time The Buena Vista men’s basketball team is set to host an Iowa Conference Tournament semifinal game inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Thursday night at 7:00pm against the winner of tonight’s first round contest between #4 Central College and #5 Wartburg College.
February 24, 2015 Kennedy Drey Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week Buena Vista sophomore forward Kennedy Drey has earned national recognition for his play in two games for BVU last week by landing a spot on the D3hoops.com Team of the Week for the period ending, February 22.
February 23, 2015 SEASON PREVIEW: Beaver Baseball Looks to Defend Title in 2015 Despite losing a combined 16 wins from its 2014 starting rotation, as well as two of the top-4 hitters in the batting line-up, the reigning Iowa Conference champion Buena Vista baseball team will still have a plethora of experience and talent to lean on as it heads into the start of its upcoming 2015 campaign.
February 20, 2015 2015 SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Mix of Youth and Experience to Lead BVU Having won a pair of games in last year’s Iowa Conference Tournament for the first since the tournament restarted back in 2006, the Buena Vista softball team will be looking to carry that momentum and experience into its 2105 campaign under first-year head coach, Mandie Berneking.
February 21, 2015 Beavers Drop Heartbreaker to Coe in Season Finale The Buena Vista men's basketball built a 15-point first half lead on Saturday at Coe College, but the Kohawks slowly chipped away in the second half and got a late jumper to knock of the league champion Beavers in the regular season finale, 69-67.
February 21, 2015 Women's Basketball Falls in Season Finale, 79-62 Junior Lexi Fisher scored a game-high 21 points with fellow junior Jasmyn Flynn-Graves adding 12, but the Buena Vista women's basketball team came up on the short end of a 79-62 loss at Coe College to conclude the 2014-15 season.
February 18, 2015 Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to IIAC Title on Wednesday Three players finished with at least 20 points, as the Buena Vista men's basketball team shot better than 50 percent from the field on Wednesday night en route to a commanding 94-80 road victory over the University of Dubuque. The win secured the program's 12th overall Iowa Conference title and the ninth under head coach Brian Van Haaften.
February 18, 2015 Dubuque Holds off Women's Basketball 90-75 Junior Jasmyn Flynn-Graves turned in a career-high 22 points and grabbed six rebounds, while fellow junior Lexi Fisher added 19 points and seven rebounds, but the efforts weren't quite enough for Buena Vista on Wednesday night, as the Beavers fell on the road to the University of Dubuque, 90-75.
February 18, 2015 Men's Basketball Looks to Secure IIAC Title Tonight at Dubuque The Buena Vista men's basketball team has put itself into great position to win its ninth regular season Iowa Conference title, and the Beavers can secure that crown tonight with a road win at the University of Dubuque.
February 18, 2015 Women's Basketball Faces League-Leading Dubuque The Buena Vista women's basketball team will wrap up the season with a pair of road games this week, starting tonight with a match-up at league-leading Dubuque in a 6:00pm tip-off inside of the Stoltz Sports Center.
February 16, 2015 Drey Named IIAC Men's Basketball Performer of the Week For the second time in three weeks, Buena Vista sophomore forward Kennedy Drey has been named the Iowa Conference Men's Basketball Performer of the Week. It's the third time BVU has been recognized on the year.
February 14, 2015 Woodson and Sampson Win Titles to Lead Men's Track & Field at Grinnell Buena Vista seniors Seth Woodson and Nolan Sampson helped highlight the day for the men's track and field team during the Grinnell College Darren Young Invite on Saturday by winning the 800 meter run and the high jump, respectively.
February 14, 2015 Women's 4x200 Title Highlights Day for Beaver Track & Field at Grinnell The Buena Vista 4x200 meter relay team captured gold on Saturday during the Grinnell College Darren Young Invite to highlight the day for the women's track and field team.
February 14, 2015 Men's Basketball Rolls to 10th Straight Home Win The Buena Vista men's basketball team broke things open in the second half against Simpson College on Saturday afternoon en route to a commanding 102-75 home triumph on Senior Day.
February 14, 2015 Turnovers Plaugue Beavers in Tough Loss to the Storm The Buena Vista women's basketball looked to keep its Iowa Conference Tournament hopes alive on Saturday afternoon, but the Beavers couldn't overcome 25 turnovers and a rough 30 percent shooting performance during their 77-53 home loss against Simpson College.
February 13, 2015 Men's Basketball to Host Simpson Tonight in Siebens Fieldhouse The Buena Vista men’s basketball team won their ninth straight home game Wednesday night against Wartburg College and held onto its one game lead for first place in the IIAC. The Beavers are set to host the last regular season home game tomorrow night against Simpson College in Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 13, 2015 Women's Basketball to Host Simpson College in Last Home Game The Buena Vista women’s basketball team climbed to just one game back of Wartburg College for sixth in the IIAC standings Wednesday night with an impressive win against the Knights. The Beavers hope to continue their streak heading into the last home game of the season hosting Simpson College today at 2:00 p.m. in Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 13, 2015 Wrestling Handed 41-6 Loss at #16 Luther to End Regular Season The Buena Vista wrestling team wrapped up its regular season schedule on Friday night with a tough 41-6 setback at #16 Luther College.
February 12, 2015 Men's Basketball Completes Season Sweep of Wartburg The Buena Vista men's basketball team held off another valiant comeback attempt by Wartburg College on Wednesday night, as the Beavers completed the season sweep of the Knights with a 94-84 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 11, 2015 Wiederhoeft Reaches 1,000 Career Points in Win over Wartburg Buena Vista senior Shelby Wiederhoeft scored 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting while going past 1,000 career points in the process, as the Buena Vista women's basketball team kept its Iowa Conference Tournament hopes alive with an 85-73 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Wednesday night.
February 11, 2015 Men's Basketball Shooting for Ninth Straight Home Win Tonight The Buena Vista men’s basketball team saw its season-best seven-game win streak snapped on Saturday with a 66-64 loss at Luther College. Despite the loss, the Beavers clinched a conference tournament spot and stay atop the IIAC standings heading into tonight’s conference matchup with Wartburg College (13-8, 6-4 IIAC) at 8:00 p.m. inside Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 11, 2015 Women's Basketball to Host Wartburg Tonight inside Siebens Fieldhouse The Buena Vista women’s basketball team hopes to bounce back from dropping two straight conference games last week, as they return home to host Wartburg College tonight in a 6:00 p.m. tip-off inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 7, 2015 Storm Finish Strong to Hand Beaver Wrestling 26-13 Loss The Buena Vista wrestling team led 13-9 midway through Saturday night's Iowa Conference dual at Simpson College, but it was the Storm who won the final five outings to hand BVU a 26-13 loss.
February 7, 2015 Men's Track and Field Posts Several Top Finishes The Buena Vista men's track and field was back in action on its own track for the second straight week on Saturday as it hosted the annual Dennis Young Classic.
February 7, 2015 Women's Track and Field Team with Another Strong Home Showing The Buena Vista women's track and field team was back inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on Saturday, and for the second straight week the Beavers put together a strong showing with a number of top-three finishes.
February 7, 2015 Men's Basketball Drops Heartbreaker at Luther, 66-64 The Buena Vista men's basketball team had its season-long seven-game win streak snapped on Saturday afternoon with a heartbreaking 66-64 road loss at Luther College.
February 7, 2015 Women's Basketball has Comeback Bid Fall Short The Buena Vista women's basketball team cut a 21-point second half deficit down to just two late in regulation, but Luther College answered with eight of the game's final nine points to hang on for a 79-72 Iowa Conference victory on Saturday afternoon in Decorah.
February 5, 2015 Men's Basketball Pushes Win Streak to Seven with Win over Duhawks The Buena Vista men's basketball team used a key 20-3 run to start the second half and never looked back from there en route to a commanding 96-80 home victory over Loras College on Wednesday night.
February 4, 2015 Duhawks Outlast Beavers 69-54 on Wednesday Night Loras College began the game on a 23-9 run and was able to maintain that advantage for most of the night, as the Duhawks handed the Buena Vista women's basketball team a 69-54 home loss on Wednesday night.
February 3, 2015 Wrestlers Cruise to 33-9 Win over Dakota Wesleyan The Buena Vista wrestling team won six of the seven matches wrestled against Dakota Wesleyan University on Tuesday night, including a handful that came down to the wire, as the team went on to secure the 33-9 road victory in a dual rescheduled from early January.
February 2, 2015 Drey Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week For the first time in his career, Buena Vista sophomore forward Kennedy Drey has been named the Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending February 1.
February 1, 2015 Women's Track & Field Posts Strong Finish on Home Track The Buena Vista women's track and field team chalked up 91 total team points and placed fourth overall on Saturday during the annual BVU Invite inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 1, 2015 Sampson Captures High Jump Title to help Lead Beavers during BVU Invite The Buena Vista men's track and field team continues to get stronger with each outing, and on Saturday, the team might have had its best performance of the year, as the Beavers totaled 66 points and had a number of high finishes while hosting the annual BVU Invite.
January 31, 2015 Beavers Roll Past Dutch on Alumni Day, 86-74 The Buena Vista men's basketball team ran its current win streak to six and its home win streak to seven by cruising to a convincing 86-74 victory over Central College inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday night on Alumni Day for the Beavers.
January 31, 2015 Berry Notches 350th Career Win with 68-58 Victory over Dutch The Buena Vista women's basketball team used a big second half on Saturday evening inside of Siebens Fieldhouse to complete the season sweep of Central College and to give head coach Janet Berry her 350th career win with a 68-58 victory.
January 29, 2015 Men's Basketball Wins Thriller against the Norse, 76-75 Senior Cole Darrow drove to the rim and put in the go-ahead layup with 7.3 seconds left, and coming out of a timeout, the Buena Vista defense hung tough and forced a tough shot deep in the lane, as the Beavers ran their win streak to five with a 76-75 victory.
January 28, 2015 Beaver Women Suffer 93-52 Setback to Luther The Buena Vista women's basketball team returned home on Wednesday night, but the Beavers could not overcome a rough shooting night against a tough Luther defense, as the Norse picked up the 93-52 triumph inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 28, 2015 Men's Hoops going after Season-High Fifth Straight Win The Buena Vista men's basketball will close out the first half of the Iowa Conference schedule tonight looking to win its fifth straight game and remain atop the IIAC standings when it hosts Luther College at 8:00pm inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 28, 2015 Women's Basketball Returns Home to Host Luther The Buena Vista women's basketball team split a pair of road games last week, and now the team will return home tonight to host Luther College in a 6:00pm tip-off inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 27, 2015 Wrestling Edged by both Morningside and Northwestern The Buena Vista wrestling team looked to bounce back following a tough weekend at the Iowa Conference duals with a pair of non-conference road duals on Tuesday in Sioux City. The Beavers, however, came up just short, falling 23-14 to host Morningside College before losing a narrow 23-22 match-up with Northwestern College (IA).
January 25, 2015 Women's Indoor Track and Field brings Home Three Titles at Cornell Invite The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team had a successful performance on Saturday at the Cornell College Invite where it finished with a trio of champions and four other top-three finishes.
January 25, 2015 Men's Indoor T&F with Several Top Finishes at Cornell College Invite The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team was back in action on Saturday at the Cornell College Invite, and the Beavers put together a nice early season showing by recording four top-three finishes to finish fifth as a team.
January 24, 2015 Men's Basketball Holds off Late Comeback by the Knights The Buena Vista men's basketball team led by 18 points with just less than two minutes to go before seeing Wartburg cut it down to three in the closing seconds, but the Beavers were able to sink enough free-throws down the stretch to hold off the Knights, 82-76, inside of Levick Arena.
January 24, 2015 Late Run Sends Wartburg Past Beavers on Saturday The Buena Vista women's basketball team held a 75-72 lead late in regulation on Saturday evening at Wartburg, but the Knights closed the game on a 13-0 run and prevailed with an 85-75 Iowa Conference victory inside of Levick Arena.
January 24, 2015 Barrow Highlights the Day for BVU at IIAC Duals Freshman 141-pounder, Nashid Barrow, highlighted the day for the Buena Vista wrestling team on Saturday by going a perfect 3-0 in matches wrestled during the annual IIAC Duals. As a team, the Beavers finished 0-3 against #1 Wartburg, the University of Dubuque and Central College, respectively.
January 23, 2015 Buena Vista Men Look for Second Four-Game Win Streak of the Year The Buena Vista men's basketball team will take a three-game win streak, including a thrilling 69-67 road victory over Central College on Wednesday night, into Saturday night's road contest at Wartburg College (10-6, 3-2 IIAC). Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00pm inside of Levick Arena.
January 23, 2015 Women's Basketball Travels to Wartburg on Saturday The Buena Vista women's basketball team got back into the win column on Wednesday night with a thrilling 64-61 overtime road victory at Central College and will look to make it consecutive road wins on the week when it travels to Wartburg College (10-6, 1-4 IIAC) for a 6:00pm tip-off on Saturday evening.
January 21, 2015 Men's Basketball Hangs on for a 69-67 Victory over the Dutch The Buena Vista men's basketball team saw a 15-point second half lead dwindle all the way down to just one late in regulation, but some clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch helped the Beavers come out with a big 69-67 road victory at Central College on Wednesday night.
January 21, 2015 Women's Basketball Wins OT Thriller over Dutch Junior Jasmyn Flynn-Graves turned in 14-points, including 8-of-10 at the free-throw line, and it was her free-throws in the closing seconds of overtime which secured the Beavers' 64-61 road victory at Central College on Wednesday night.
January 21, 2015 Beaver Baseball Ranked 24th in Preseason D3baseball.com Poll The official start of the season is only a little more than a week away, and the build up to the preseason is in full swing for the Buena Vista baseball team. On Wednesday, it was announced that the Beavers are ranked 24th in the 2015 preseason poll by d3baseball.com.
January 21, 2015 Women's Hoops set for Road Match-up at Central Tonight Still searching for their first conference victory, the Buena Vista women’s basketball team returns to the hardwood after a heartbreaking, 82-73 overtime loss at home against the University of Dubuque. They will head to Pella to face the Central College Dutch (9-6, 0-4 IIAC) who are also looking for their first win in conference play. Tipoff is set for 6pm, Wednesday night inside P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium.
January 21, 2015 Men's Basketball set for Road Test against Defending IIAC Champions After back-to-back home wins, the Buena Vista men’s basketball team will hit the road for two games this week beginning with a trip to Pella, Wednesday night, where the Beavers will take on the Central College Dutch (9-6, 2-2 IIAC) in a match-up between the conference’s top scoring teams. Tip-off inside P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium is set for 8:00 pm.
January 17, 2015 Beavers Hang on For Hard Fought Win against Dubuque The Buena Vista men's basketball team overcame a 14-point first half deficit on Saturday against the University of Dubuque and won a tough and physical game against the University of Dubuque, 85-78.
January 17, 2015 Women's Basketball Drops Overtime Thriller against Dubuque The Buena Vista women's basketball fought all the way back to force overtime against the University of Dubuque on Saturday night, but it was the Spartans pulling away late in the extra period to hand the Beavers a heartbreaking 82-73 setback.
January 17, 2015 Beaver Men Look to Extend Home Win Streak to Five on Saturday against Spartans The Buena Vista men’s basketball team will look to build off Wednesday’s 69-60 hard-fought victory over the Coe College Kohawks as they face the Spartans from the University of Dubuque (12-2, 2-1 IIAC) in another clash between teams tied atop the conference standings. Tip-off is set for 4 pm inside of Siebens Fieldhouse in Storm Lake.
January 17, 2015 Women's Hoops set to Host Dubuque Today inside of Siebens Fieldhouse The Buena Vista women’s basketball had another large second half comeback fall short as it dropped its conference home opener to Coe College, 82-68 on Wednesday night. The Beavers will look to bounce back with another game inside of Siebens Fieldhouse against the Spartans from the University of Dubuque (8-6, 2-1) today with tip-off is set for 2pm.
January 17, 2015 Men's Indoor Track and Field Teams Open Indoor Season at Wartburg Relays The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field teams began its 2015 indoor season on Friday night by taking part in the Wartburg College Relays. The Beavers had a handful of top-three finishes in a meet featuring athletes from five other schools.
January 17, 2015 Women's Indoor Track and Field with a Strong Start at Wartburg Relays Freshman Emily Mathews made her collegiate debut as a member of the Buena Vista indoor track and field team on Friday night and made the most of it by picking up the team's only individual title during the Wartburg College Relays.
January 16, 2015 Beavers Drop Tough Dual to Loras in Home Finale The Buena Vista wrestling team trailed only 15-14 with two matches to go, but it was Loras College that recorded back-to-back pins en route to a 27-14 victory over the Beavers.
January 15, 2015 Beavers Hang on for Thrilling 69-60 Win over Coe on Wednesday Night The Buena Vista men's basketball team bounced back in a big way on Wednesday night by handing visiting Coe College its first Iowa Conference loss of the year, pulling away late for a 69-60 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 14, 2015 Women's Basketball Sees Comeback Bid Fall just Short against Kohawks The Buena Vista women's basketball cut a 21-point second-half deficit down to five, but it was Coe College closing the game on a 25-10 run and handing the Beavers an 82-68 loss on Wednesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 14, 2015 Wessels Named First Team Preseason All-American by D3baseball.com The d3baseball.com Preseason All-American teams were announced on Tuesday and Buena Vista junior catcher and outfielder Brandon Wessels has been selected as a First Team selection.
January 13, 2015 Beaver Men to Host Coe for First Home League Game of the Year The Buena Vista men’s basketball team looks to get back on the winning track tonight as it returns to Storm Lake for its first home game in nearly a month when it takes on the Kohawks from Coe College (8-5, 2-0) inside of Siebens Fieldhouse, Wednesday, January 14, at 8:00pm.
January 13, 2015 Women's Basketball Returns to IIAC Play Wednesday to Host Coe For the first time since November, Buena Vista’s women’s basketball team will play inside Siebens Fieldhouse tonight in their first home conference match. The road doesn’t get any easier for the Beavers as they face the Coe College Kohawks (9-4, 2-0) who gathered two impressive wins last week. Tipoff is set for 6:00pm in Storm Lake.
January 10, 2015 Men's Basketball Drops Heartbreaker at Simpson Buena Vista held a three-point lead with just over a minute to play, but it was Simpson College scoring the game's final six points, including the go-ahead basket with under four seconds to play, as the Storm handed the Beavers their first Iowa Conference setback of the season, 65-62.
January 10, 2015 Storm Hang on Late to Edge Beavers 62-54 Buena Vista erased a 15-point second half deficit to tie things up at 43-43, but it was Simpson College using a late run to open up a late double-digit lead and knock off the Beavers on Saturday afternoon inside of Cowles Fieldhouse, 62-54.
January 9, 2015 Beavers Look to Remain Perfect in IIAC as they Travel to Simpson As Buena Vista added to its win streak with a solid conference-opener victory at Loras College, the Beavers (8-4, 1-0 IIAC) will be on the road again, Saturday as they travel to Indianola to take on the Simpson College Storm (5-7, 0-1 IIAC). Tip-off inside Cowles Fieldhouse is set for 4pm.
January 9, 2015 Women's Basketball Looking to Even IIAC Record on Saturday at Simpson The Buena Vista women look to get back on the winning track after Wednesday’s loss at Loras College when the team travels to Indianola on Saturday, to take on the Storm of Simpson College (10-2, 0-1 IIAC). Tip-off inside Cowles Fieldhouse is set for 2 pm.
January 7, 2015 Beavers Top Duhawks to Begin IIAC Play Senior Cole Darrow scored 20 points, while sophomore Kennedy Drey followed with 19 points and nine rebounds, as the Buena Vista men's basketball team got is Iowa Conference schedule off to a solid start with a 78-70 road victory at Loras College on Wednesday night.
January 7, 2015 Duhawks Pull Away Late to Top Beavers in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista women's basketball team rallied from an 11-point second half deficit to pull even at 56-56, but it was a late 10-2 surge by Loras College that helped the Duhawks edge the Beavers, 83-73, on Wednesday in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams.
January 7, 2015 Wrestling Dual at Dakota Wesleyan Postponed Due to the threat of blizzard conditions on Thursday, January 8, the Buena Vista wrestling non-conference dual at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D., has been postponed with no make-up date announced at this time.
January 7, 2015 League Favorites to Open IIAC Play Tonight at Loras The Buena Vista men’s basketball team tips-off Iowa Conference action Wednesday night, as the Beavers (7-4) travel across the state to take on the Loras College Duhawks (5-6). Tip is set for 8:00pm at the Athletic and Wellness Center in Dubuque.
January 7, 2015 Women's Basketball to Open IIAC Play against Defending League Champions The Buena Vista women's basketball team will open Iowa Conference play tonight on the road, as the team travels to Dubuque to take on defending IIAC champion, Loras College (6-5) in a 6:00pm tip-off inside of the Athletic and Wellness Center.
January 5, 2015 Clark Lands Male Athlete of the Week Accolades Buena Vista junior guard Nick Clark has been named the Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
January 6, 2015 Wrestling Dual at Simpson Postponed The Buena Vista wrestling dual scheduled for Tuesday, January 6 at Simpson College has been postponed due to the winter weather conditions. The meet has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 7 at 7:00pm.
December 31, 2014 Beaver Comeback Bid at Dordt Falls just Short in 73-67 Setback The Buena Vista women's basketball team played the final game of the 2014 calendar year by traveling to Dordt College on Wednesday afternoon, but the Beavers had their late comeback bid fall just short as the Defenders hung on for a 73-67 victory.
December 31, 2014 Paletta Hired as Assistant Baseball Coach Buena Vista head baseball coach Steve Eddie has announced that former Beaver baseball player Joe Paletta has been hired to serve as the program’s full-time assistant coach beginning in 2015. He fills the vacancy that opened when Ryan Dupic was hired on as head coach at Concordia College (Neb.) following last season.
December 30, 2014 Beavers Roll to Albright Tournament Championship with 100-78 Victory over Hartwick Despite playing a triple overtime thriller on Monday night, the Buena Vista men's basketball team showed little signs of fatigue on Tuesday afternoon as the Beavers broke the game open in the second half and cruised to a 100-78 victory over Hartwick College to claim the title at the Albright Holiday Tournament Championship in Reading, Pa.
December 29, 2014 Beavers Win Triple Overtime Thriller against Delaware Valley The Buena Vista men's basketball team got the Albright College Holiday Tournament off to a thrilling start on Monday afternoon with six players scoring in double figures en route to a 114-107 triple overtime thriller against Delaware Valley.
December 21, 2014 Beaver Wrestlers Show Improvement with Two Wins during Desert Duals Facing a relatively tough schedule, the Buena Vista wrestling team split four matches on Sunday as it took part in the annual Desert Duals at Las Vegas, Nev., and hosted by Wartburg College.
December 18, 2014 Beavers Cruise to 99-68 Win over Vikings The Buena Vista men's basketball raced out to a quick 10-0 lead and never looked back on Thursday night, en route to a commanding 99-68 home victory over visiting Bethany Lutheran College.
December 18, 2014 Women's Basketball Drops Offensive Shootout against Olivet Nazarene, 116-110 The Buena Vista women's basketball team looked to bounce back on Thursday following a tough 10-point loss in its first game of the Just a Game Holiday Classic at WIsconsin Dells, Wis., but the Beavers ran into a high-flying offense in Olivet Nazarene, and the team came up just short in a 116-110 loss.
December 17, 2014 Women's Basketball Edged in First Game at Wisconsin Dells The Buena Vista women's basketball team opened the Just a Game Classic on Wednesday afternoon in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., but couldn't overcome a 21-point second-half deficit as the team was dealt a 79-69 loss to Ashford University (6-4).
December 9, 2014 Brown Named MVP of National Bowl Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown took part in the fifth annual National Bowl game over the weekend, and the Beavers new all-time passing leader was named the overall MVP of the game, while helping to lead his Blue Nation team to a 17-14 victory over the Red Nation down in Miami, Fla.
December 6, 2014 Shatto and Barrow Take Eighth Place to help Lead Beavers during BVU Open The Buena Vista wrestling team took the mat for the final time this semester on Saturday by hosting the annual BVU Open. Nearly 300 wrestlers were taking part in the event which took place inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
December 6, 2014 Morningside Hands Men's Basketball a 101-77 Loss The Buena Vista men's basketball team went back on the road Saturday evening and ran into a hot-shooting Morningside College team that shot better than 55 percent from the field, and the Mustangs went on to top the Beavers, 101-77.
December 3, 2014 Wrestling Hangs Tough with #5 Kohawks in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team began its Iowa Conference schedule on Wednesday night by hosting fifth-ranked Coe College, but it was the Kohawks winning the final three matches to pull away for a 34-13 victory.
December 2, 2014 Men's Basketball Rolls to 25-Point Road Win at Martin Luther The Buena Vista men's basketball team shot over 52 percent from the field and had five players score in double figures on Tuesday night, as the Beavers went on the road and picked up a convincing 90-65 victory over Martin Luther College.
December 2, 2014 Balanced Scoring Leads Women's Basketball over Martin Luther For the second time already this season the Buena Vista women's basketball team was taking on Martin Luther College, and for the second time it was the Beavers seizing control late in the first half en route to an 80-57 road victory on Tuesday night.
December 2, 2014 Cave Named Capital One Academic All-American The 2014 Capital One Academic All-American DIII Football Teams were announced on Tuesday and Buena Vista senior wide receiver Adam Cave was named to the First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
December 1, 2014 Brown Selected to Play in National Bowl Game on December 7 Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown has been selected to play in the fifth annual National Bowl Game in Miami, Florida, on Sunday, December 7. Brown will play on the Blue Nation team and is one of three quarterbacks on the team.
November 29, 2014 Men's Basketball Dealt 70-55 Road Loss at UW-Platteville Kennedy Drey had 12 points and eight rebounds, while Cole Darrow also added 12 points and five boards to help lead Buena Vista, but it was UW-Platteville using a late second half surge to break the game open en route to a 70-55 victory on Saturday night at Bo Ryan Court.
November 29, 2014 Women's Basketball Rolls Past Macalester 101-62 on Saturday After a tough loss in the opener of the BVU Classic on Friday night, the Buena Vista women's basketball team bounced back nicely on Saturday with a strong 101-62 win over Macalester.
November 28, 2014 Women's Basketball Edged by Presentation, 77-69 The Buena Vista women's basketball team was back on its home court on Friday night for day one of the BVU Classic, but the Beavers came up short in their opener, falling 77-69 to visiting Presentation College.
November 25, 2014 Men's Basketball Dials up From Downtown in Win over Royals The Buena Vista men's basketball team used a 14-of-22 effort from three-point land on Tuesday night as the Beavers blew open a three-point halftime lead to defeat visiting Bethel University, 94-74.
November 25, 2014 Beavers Land 17 Student-Athletes on Fall Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced its 2014 Fall Academic All-Iowa Conference Team and Buena Vista was represented with 17 student-athletes recognized.
November 25, 2014 Baseball Team to Offer Youth & High School Clinics The Buena Vista baseball coaching staff has announced the dates for its upcoming youth and high school camps that will take place on the BVU campus inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center.
November 22, 2014 Big Second Half Sends Men's Basketball to Win over Rockford After trailing by three points at halftime, the Buena Vista men's basketball team outscored Rockford, 49-39, in the second half and hung on in the end of a 90-83 victory to claim third place at the Illinois College Tournament.
November 22, 2014 Women's Basketball Falls at Bethel, 74-52 A quick start by Bethel University on Saturday afternoon was too much for the Buena Vista women's basketball team to overcome en route to a tough 74-52 road loss to the Royals.
November 22, 2014 Wrestling Goes 0-2 at Northern Illinois Duals on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team faced a tough challenge on Saturday by taking on the likes of Northern Illinois and Tiffin University and the Beavers came up short against both opponents, falling to the host Huskies, 52-0, and to Tiffin, 46-6.
November 21, 2014 Women's Basketball Handed First Loss of the Year by St. Thomas The Buena Vista women's basketball team couldn't overcome a tough 29 percent shooting performance from the field on Friday night, as the Beavers suffered their first loss of the year, 71-48, at the University of St. Thomas (3-0).
November 21, 2014 Fourth-Ranked Ill. Wesleyan Needs Late Surge to Top Beavers The Buena Vista men's basketball team stayed right with fourth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan for the first 30 minutes, but the Titans went on to outscore BVU 25-10 over the final 8:17 en route to a 76-63 victory to open the Bill Merris Illinois College Tournament on Friday night.
November 21, 2014 Former Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Spielman Passes Away Former Buena Vista head men’s basketball coach, Jeff Spielman, passed away suddenly on Wednesday afternoon, November 19, at the age of 61 following a single-car accident in Minnesota caused by an apparent heart attack. Spielman guided the Beavers from the start of the 1983-84 season until the end of the 1992-1993 campaign.
November 20, 2014 Beaver Wrestlers Edged by #10 Concordia (Neb.) in Home Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team took the mat inside of Siebens Fieldhouse for the first time this season on Thursday night, and the Beavers came out and competed well but were edged in the end, 24-18, by 10th-ranked Concordia College (Neb.).
November 20, 2014 Football Lands Six All-Conference Players; Two Honorable Mention Selections The season may not have ended the way that the Buena Vista football team would liked it to have, but the Beavers were still well represented on the All-Iowa Conference Teams released on Wednesday with six players selected to go along with two Honorable Mention selections.
November 19, 2014 Wrestling to host Concordia (Neb.) in 'Pin Cancer' Event The Buena Vista wrestling team will open both its home schedule and dual meet schedule on Thursday night, November 20, inside of Siebens Fieldhouse, against NAIA #15 Concordia (Neb.).
November 19, 2014 Women's Basketball Picked Sixth in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2014-15 Preseason Women's Basketball Coaches Poll on Tuesday night, and Buena Vista totaled 24 points and was picked to finish sixth overall.
November 18, 2014 Women's Basketball Cruises to 91-42 win in Home Opener on Tuesday The Buena Vista women's basketball team got a balanced scoring attack and took advantage of 40 Bethany Lutheran turnovers on Tuesday night en route to a 91-42 victory over the Vikings in the team's home opener.
November 17, 2014 Buena Vista Tabbed as IIAC Coaches Favorite to Win League Title The Buena Vista men's basketball team received five of the seven possible first place votes and totaled 53 points, to edge the University of Dubuque as the coaches favorite to win the 2014-15 Iowa Conference regular season title.
November 16, 2014 Darrow's Buzzer Beater Sends Beavers past Gusties, 76-73 Senior Cole Darrow banked in a three-pointer at the top of the key as time expired on Sunday afternoon and sent the Beaver faithful into a frenzy, as the Buena Vista men's basketball team evened its record with a thrilling 76-73 home victory over visiting Gustavus Adolphus.
November 16, 2014 Women's Basketball Improves to 2-0 with 86-53 Win over Crown A day after making 15 three-pointers during a blowout win against Martin Luther College, the Buena Vista women's basketball team followed it up with 10 more on Sunday afternoon to help lift the team to a second straight convincing win - this one an 86-53 triumph over Crown College on the final day of the Gustavus Adolphus Classic.
November 16, 2014 Beaver Wrestling begins Season at Tough Luther College Open The Buena Vista wrestling team got its season underway on Saturday by taking part in the Luther College Open which was made of ranked teams as well as teams from Division I, including the University of Iowa and Northern Iowa.
November 15, 2014 Women's Basketball Rolls Past Martin Luther 105-66 in Season Opener The Buena Vista women's basketball team did something on Saturday that no other team in program history has done as the Beavers used the hot shooting touch to roll past Martin Luther College, 105-66, to begin the Gustavus Adolphus Classic.
November 15, 2014 Late Surge Lifts Auggies past Men's Basketball in Season Opener In a game that was back-and-forth from the opening tip, it was Augsburg using a key 9-0 late in the second half that helped the Auggies take the lead and hang on for a 74-71 victory over the Buena Vista men's basketball team on Saturday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
November 15, 2014 Gutschenritter and Antwi Earn Honorable Mention All-IIAC Recognition The Buena Vista men's soccer team had a pair of players land Honorable Mention All-Conference honors as recently announced by the league office. Senior Steve Gutschenritter and sophomore Kwame Antwi each earn such recognition for the first time in their respective careers.
November 15, 2014 Richards Tabbed Second Team All-IIAC for Second Straight Year Buena Vista senior defender Sam Richards was voted as a Second Team All-Iowa Conference selection for the second straight year as recently announced by the league office. In addition, junior forward Tori Carson was named Honorable Mention.
November 15, 2014 Football Suffers 33-13 Loss at Coe in Season Finale The Buena Vista football team scored the game's first points on a five-yard quarterback draw by senior Bobby Brown, but Coe College would go on to score 33 unanswered points to hand the Beavers a tough 33-13 loss in the season final for both teams.
November 16, 2014 Men's Cross Country Finishes Season on a High Note All five runners for the Buena Vista men's cross country team posted season-best times on Saturday during the Central Regional Championships, hosted by Central College.
November 16, 2014 Women's Cross Country has Trio with Season-Best Times The Buena Vista women's cross country team wrapped up its season on Saturday at the Central Regional Championships but not before each of the three runners on the team posted season-best times.
November 13, 2014 Bardole and Schaap Earn AVCA All-Region Accolades The postseason recognition continue for both sophomore Maddie Bardole and freshman Jade Schaap, as the duo has landed Honorable Mention All-Central Region accolades by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). In addition, Schaap was named the Central Region Freshman of the Year.
November 13, 2014 Veteran and Experienced Group to Lead Men's Basketball in 2014-15 The Buena Vista men’s basketball team has had just eight seniors combined over the last two seasons, so with seven seniors alone on this year’s squad, the Beavers have their sites set high heading into the 2014-15 campaign which tips-off this Saturday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse against Augsburg College.
November 13, 2014 Women's Basketball set to Tip-off 2014-15 Campaign this Weekend The Buena Vista women’s basketball team will tip-off its 2014-15 season this upcoming weekend at the Gustavus Adolphus Classic, and the Beavers will have a great deal of veteran leadership and experience taking the floor in what the team hopes is a season that puts them back in the mix of an Iowa Conference title.
November 12, 2014 Football Preparing for Season Finale at Coe on Saturday The Buena Vista football team will be in action for the final time this season on Saturday afternoon when it visits Coe College for a 1:00pm kick-off. The Beavers are looking to close out the year with a win and to hold onto its first winning season since 2008.
November 8, 2014 Coe Hands Volleyball a 3-0 Loss in IIAC Tournament Championship Match The bid for the program's first-ever Iowa Conference tournament championship came up a little short for the Buena Vista volleyball team on Saturday night as the Beavers fell on the road to top-seed Coe College, 3-0.
November 8, 2014 Beavers Drop 32-25 Heartbreaker to Dutch in Home Finale Buena Vista overcame a 21-0 deficit to take its first lead at 25-24 midway through the fourth quarter, but the Beavers couldn't quite answer a late Central touchdown as the Dutch held on for the 32-25 victory on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
November 7, 2014 Cave Lands Spot on Capital One Academic All-District Team The 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Teams were announced on Thursday afternoon, and Buena Vista senior tight end, Adam Cave, has landed a spot on the team for the first time in his career.
November 7, 2014 Henningsen Named Second Team Academic All-District Senior libero Jordan Henningsen has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Second Team as announced on Thursday. It's the first time she has earned such recognition in her career.
November 7, 2014 Schaap Named IIAC Freshman of the Year; Slight Tabbed Coach of the Year The All-Iowa Conference Volleyball Team has been announced by the league office and Buena Vista was represented with three all-conference selections, as well as one Honorable Mention honoree. Head coach Lori Slight has also been tabbed the league's Coach of the Year.
November 6, 2014 Beavers Advance to Saturday's IIAC Tournament Championship Match The Buena Vista volleyball team is one win closer to its first-ever Iowa Conference Tournament championship title after the Beavers overcame an early deficit to defeat second-seed Wartburg College on Thursday night on the road, 3-1.
November 5, 2014 Football Looking to Bounce Back with a Win on Senior Day For the first time in over a month the Buena Vista football team will look to regroup and bounce back from a loss when it takes the field inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium for the final time this season by hosting Central College with sole possession of second place in the Iowa Conference standings on the line.
November 4, 2014 Volleyball Fights Back to Pick up First IIAC Tournament Win since 2003 After a slow start and a 25-21 loss in the opening set, the Buena Vista volleyball team was able to fight back and grind out a thrilling 3-1 victory over visiting Dubuque on Tuesday night to begin the Iowa Conference Tournament.
November 3, 2014 Bardole Earns Weekly IIAC Accolades for the Second Time in 2014 Sophomore outside hitter Maddie Bardole has once again earned weekly conference accolades by the Iowa Conference, as she landed Offensive Performer of the Week in volleyball as announced late Monday by the league office.
November 3, 2014 Volleyball to Open IIAC Tournament Play on Tuesday against Dubuque The Buena Vista volleyball team gets set to begin its quest for the program’s first-ever Iowa Conference Tournament title on Tuesday night when the third-seed Beavers play host to the sixth-seed Spartans of the University of Dubuque inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
November 2, 2014 Volleyball Ends Regular Season with Three Straight Wins The Buena Vista volleyball team ended its regular season on Saturday afternoon during the Augustana College (Ill.) Pumpkin Bash Tournament with a pair of wins which followed a 1-1 start on Friday night.
November 1, 2014 Big Second Quarter Helps Lift #6 Wartburg over Buena Vista Sixth-ranked Wartburg College outscored the Buena Vista football team, 24-0, during the second quarter on Saturday afternoon, and the Beavers couldn't quite recover the rest of the way en route to a 43-24 loss which snapped their five-game win streak.
November 2, 2014 Men's Cross Country Posts Strong Showing during IIAC Championships Under first-year head coach Ryan Schroeder, the Buena Vista cross country team has spent the majority of the season simply preparing itself for Saturday's Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships, and the team responded well on the course with a handful of personal or season-best clockings.
November 2, 2014 Women's Cross Country Runs at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's cross country team was back on the course for a cool and breezy run at the 2014 Iowa Conference Cross Country Championships, hosted by Simpson College in Indianola. The Beavers finished eighth overall with 257 points.
October 30, 2014 First Place on the Line when Beavers and Knights Take the Field on Saturday The Buena Vista football program has taken care of business these first five weeks of the Iowa Conference schedule and has positioned itself well for a run at its first league title since 1978. A win this Saturday when the Beavers take the field to host sixth-ranked Wartburg College would put the team in the driver's seat heading into the final two weeks.
October 28, 2014 Volleyball Edged in Five-Set Thriller against Wartburg The Buena Vista volleyball team was in control early on against Wartburg College on Tuesday night, but the Knights battled back and eventually hung on to edge the Beavers in a five-set thriller to end the conference's regular season.
October 28, 2014 Men's Soccer Handed 5-0 Loss by #23 Wartburg in Season Finale The Buena Vista men's soccer team had a tough test to close out the season on Tuesday night by traveling to face #23 Wartburg College, and the Beavers would see their season come to and end with a 5-0 setback to the Knights.
October 28, 2014 Women's Soccer Ends Season with Tough 3-0 Loss at Wartburg The Buena Vista women's soccer team was looking to end its 2014 season on a positive note Tuesday night, but the Beavers came up a little short against the Knights, falling 3-0.
October 28, 2014 Barrett and Stolen Repeat as IIAC Performers of the Week Senior running back Dylan Barrett and sophomore punter/place kicker Tyler Stolen are the Iowa Conference Football Offensive and Special Teams performer of the Week for the second straight week, as announced by the league office Monday night.
October 27, 2014 Volleyball Looking to Earn First Round Bye with Win on Tuesday against Wartburg The Buena Vista volleyball team will wrap up its regular season home schedule on Tuesday night, October 28, by hosting Wartburg College (22-9, 4-2 IIAC) with the winner earning the second-seed and first round bye into next week’s Iowa Conference Tournament.
October 27, 2014 Football Receiving Votes in Latest AFCA Poll With five straight wins and a perfect Iowa Conference record thus far, the Buena Vista football team is beginning to catch the attention of the national coaches, as the team is among the teams receiving votes in the latest American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) poll which was released Monday morning, October 27.
October 25, 2014 Football Stays Unbeaten in IIAC with Thrilling Comeback Win at Dubuque For the second straight week, Buena Vista senior running back Dylan Barrett carries the ball 42 times, but on Saturday at the University of Dubuque, it was his final carry that sent him into the end-zone from two yards out, putting BVU in front 44-39 with 35 seconds left, and the BVU defense held on in the final seconds for the five-point win.
October 26, 2014 Men's Soccer Loses Heartbreaker to Coe in Home Finale The Buena Vista men's soccer team took the field inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium for the final time on Saturday night, but the bid for its first Iowa Conference win came up just short, as the Beavers fell to visiting Coe College, 2-1.
October 25, 2014 Women's Soccer Edged by Kohawks in Home Finale The Buena Vista women's soccer team saw its home schedule come to an end on Saturday evening, as the Beavers were edged, 3-0, by visiting Coe College, in what was also the final career home match for five BVU seniors.
October 23, 2014 Beavers Win at Dubuque; Earn IIAC Tourney Home Match The Buena Vista volleyball team went on the road for the final time in Iowa Conference play on Thursday night at the University of Dubuque and would go on to pick up its 20th win and secure a home match in this year's Iowa Conference Tournament.
October 22, 2014 Football Looks to Keep Win Streak Alive as it Travels to Dubuque The Buena Vista football team reaches the mid-way point of its Iowa Conference schedule this Saturday afternoon when the Beavers hit the road and travel to the University of Dubuque for a 1:00pm kick-off at Chalmers Field.
October 21, 2014 Beavers Lose Heartbreaker to UW-Platteville, 3-2 Caroline Maher and Tori Carson each scored goals, but the University of Wisconsin-Platteville had an answer for each one on Tuesday night, and the Pioneers escaped J. Leslie Rollins Stadium with a 3-2 victory.
October 21, 2014 Men's Soccer Defeated 5-1 at Concordia-Moorhead Axel Shema scored a late goal for the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Tuesday afternoon, but it was too-little-too-late for the Beavers who fell on the road to Concordia-Moorhead, 5-1.
October 21, 2014 Schaap and Henningsen Earn Weekly Volleyball Honors The Buena Vista volleyball team swept the weekly Iowa Conference accolades following a pair of wins last week. Freshman outside hitter, Jade Schaap, is the Offensive Performer of the Week with senior libero Jordan Henningsen earning Defensive Performer of the Week accolades.
October 21, 2014 Barrett Tabbed IIAC Male Athlete of the Week; Stolen Earns Special Teams Honors Buena Vista senior running back Dylan Barrett, along with sophomore placekicker, Tyler Stolen, have been recognized by the Iowa Conference this week for their respective performances on the field during the Beavers' 48-41 victory on Saturday over Luther College.
October 18, 2014 Men's Soccer Handed Tough 2-0 Loss by the Dutch After a scoreless first half, Central College went on to score twice over the final 45 minutes on Saturday afternoon, and the Buena Vista men's soccer team just couldn't find the back of the net despite seven shots on-goal, en route to a 2-0 loss.
October 18, 2014 Central Shutsout Women's Soccer, 6-0 Central College scored three times in each half on Saturday afternoon while holding the Buena Vista women's soccer team to only three total shots, as the Dutch posted the 6-0 victory.
October 18, 2014 Football Rides a Balanced Attack to Win over Luther Senior quarterback Bobby Brown threw for 253 yards and four scores, while senior tailback Dylan Barrett rushed for a career-best 264 yards and two touchdowns, and the duo helped lift the Buena Vista football team to a thrilling 48-41 triumph over visiting Luther College on Saturday afternoon.
October 17, 2014 Men's Cross Country Continues to Build Towards IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team returned to the course on Friday evening to take part in the Dr. Tucker Invitational, hosted by Loras College, and the Beavers continued to run strong as the team continues to prepare for the upcoming IIAC Championships.
October 17, 2014 Women's Cross Country Continues Improvement at Dr. Tucker Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team continues to make personal strides as it works towards the Iowa Conference Championships in two weeks, as the team had more personal best times recorded during Friday evenings Dr. Tucker Invitational, hosted by Loras College.
October 15, 2014 Football Returns Home to Face Luther College on Saturday It's been quite a run as of late for the Buena Vista football team, and the Beavers look to keep that momentum going when it returns home this Saturday to host a much-improved Luther College team inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium in a 1:00pm kick-off.
October 15, 2014 UW-River Falls Posts 4-0 Win over Women's Soccer UW-River Falls scored a pair of goals in each half on Wednesday night, while holding the Buena Vista women's soccer team to just three total shots, as the Beavers suffered a 4-0 setback to the Eagles.
October 15, 2014 Volleyball Win Streak Reaches Double Digits after Sweep of Martin Luther Less than 24 hours after picking up its five-set victory over Luther College on Monday night, the Buena Vista volleyball team was back on the court for a non-conference road match at Martin Luther College, and the Beavers showed little signs of being fatigued as they came out strong en route to a commanding 3-0 sweep of the Knights.
October 15, 2014 Brown Named National Quarterback of the Week by USA College Football The weekly honors keep filing in for Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown following his record-breaking efforts last week at Loras, as he has been named the DIII Quarterback of the Week by USA College Football.
October 15, 2014 Men's Soccer Team Suffers 5-0 Loss to Dordt College The Buena Vista men's soccer team returned to action on Tuesday night for the first of two matches this week, but it was Dordt College scoring three times in the second half to break the match open en route to a 5-0 victory over the Beavers.
October 13, 2014 Volleyball Grinds out Thrilling Five-Set Win to Secure IIAC Tournament Berth The Buena Vista volleyball team showed how much fight it has in it on Monday night, as the Beavers overcame a 2-1 deficit on its home court to come back and defeat visiting Luther College, 3-2, and secure the program's first Iowa Conference Tournament berth since 2007.
October 13, 2014 Schaap Named IIAC Volleyball Offensive Performer of the Week Buena Vista freshman Jade Schaap continues to shine on the court during her first collegiate season, and on Monday, the weekly honors kept filing in, as she was named the Iowa Conference's Volleyball Offensive Performer of the Week.
October 13, 2014 Brown and Stolen Named IIAC Performers of the Week The Buena Vista football team continues to earn its share of weekly recognition over the last three weeks, and this time its Bobby Brown and Tyler Stolen earning the recognition for their offensive and special teams play, respectively, on Saturday at Loras College.
October 11, 2014 Volleyball Runs Streak to Eight with Two More Wins on Saturday The Buena Vista volleyball team inched its way closer to its first 20-win season in nearly 30 years on Saturday, as the Beavers chalked up wins over Minnesota-Morris and Bethany Lutheran College, respectively, to run their current win streak to eight.
October 11, 2014 Brown's Record Setting Day Lifts Beavers to Commanding Road Win at Loras Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown continued to rewrite the BVU record book on Saturday afternoon, as he helped guide the Beaver football team to a 48-29 Iowa Conference road victory at Loras College (1-4, 0-2 IIAC).
October 11, 2014 Men's Soccer Edged in Tough Match against #19 Luther College The Buena Vista men's soccer team put up a strong fight on Saturday night against #19 Luther College, but the Beavers came up a little short with the Norse going on to win, 3-0.
October 11, 2014 Women's Soccer Handed 4-0 Loss by Luther Luther College scored three first half goals, including two just 30 seconds apart, as the Norse went on to defeat the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Saturday afternoon, 4-0.
October 10, 2014 Wrestling Holds First Practice of the Year The Buena Vista wrestling team officially got its 2014-15 season underway with the first practice of the year on Friday, October 10.
October 10, 2014 Beaver Youth Day Planned for October 18 Football Game The Buena Vista athletic department has announced that a Beaver Youth Day has been scheduled in conjunction with the home BVU football game on Saturday, October 18, versus Luther College.
October 8, 2014 Volleyball Takes Five Set Thriller on the Road against Loras The Buena Vista volleyball team returned to action for the first time this week and went on the road to Loras College on Wednesday night and picked up a come-from-behind five-set victory over the Duhawks for their sixth straight win.
October 8, 2014 Football Looks to Ride Early Momentum into First IIAC Road Game of the Year Fresh off a thrilling 38-31 Homecoming victory in front of a packed house inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium this past Saturday, the Buena Vista football team is looking to keep that early momentum going as it goes on the road for the first time in conference play this Saturday for a 1:00pm kick-off at Loras College (1-3, 0-1 IIAC).
October 8, 2014 Gilland and Anderson Named to D3football.com Team of the Week The weekly honors continued on Tuesday night for both wide receiver Gunner Gilland and defensive back Ryan Anderson as each were named to the D3football.com Team of the Week for their respective performances on Saturday.
October 7, 2014 Women's Soccer Edged 2-1 in OT at St. Mary's (Minn.) The Buena Vista women's soccer team was looking to get back into the win column on Tuesday night, but St. Mary's (Minn.) overcame a 1-0 first half deficit to knock off the Beavers in overtime, 2-1.
October 7, 2014 St. Mary's (Minn.) Posts 2-0 Victory over Men's Soccer The Buena Vista men's soccer team was back in action on Tuesday evening as it stepped outside of Iowa Conference play to travel to St. Mary's (Minn.), but it was the Cardinals scoring one goal in each half en route to a 2-0 victory.
October 6, 2014 Gilland Named Co-IIAC Male Athlete of the Week; Anderson is Defensive Performer of the Week Following a record-breaking performance on Saturday afternoon, Buena Vista wide receiver Gunner Gilland has been recognized by the Iowa Conference by being named the IIAC Co-Male Athlete of the Week. Meanwhile, defensive back Ryan Anderson has been named the league's Defensive Performer of the Week.
October 4, 2014 Big Second Quarter Propels Beavers to Homecoming Win over Simpson Simpson College held a 21-7 lead in the second quarter before Buena Vista caught fire, scoring 21 unanswered points over the final 1:52 of the first half to take a 28-21 halftime lead, and the Beavers would come up big defensively at the end, defeating the Storm, 38-31.
October 5, 2014 Women's Golf Wraps up IIAC Championships on Saturday The Buena Vista women's golf team wrapped up the Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships on Saturday afternoon and were led by Jasey Zander who finished tied for 17th place overall.
October 5, 2014 Kinghorn Takes Third to Highlight Weekend for Women's Tennis Team Tarynne Kinghorn advanced into Saturday's semifinal round of the Iowa Conference Women's Tennis Individual Tournament and would go on to finish third to highlight the weekend of play for Buena Vista.
October 4, 2014 Men's Soccer Shutout in First IIAC Road Match of the Year Loras College scored a pair of goals during the first 10 minutes of the match en route to a 4-0 halftime lead, and the Duhakws never looked back as they handed the Buena Vista men's soccer team a tough 6-0 Iowa Conference road setback on Saturday afternoon.
October 4, 2014 Women's Soccer Blanked at Loras, 6-0 Loras College scored a trio of goals in each half on Saturday afternoon, as the Duhawks would go on to hand the Buena Vista women's soccer team a 6-0 Iowa Conference road setback.
October 4, 2014 Men's Cross Country Runs at Dan Huston Invite The Buena Vista men's cross country team was back in action on Saturday to compete in the Dan Huston Invite, hosted by Wartburg College. The Beavers placed sixth out of the eight teams and totaled 198 points overall.
October 4, 2014 Women's Cross Country Posts Season Best Times at Dan Huston Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team took the course again on Saturday by taking part in the Dan Huston Invite, hosted by Wartburg College. BVU had just three runners finish the race, but each one was at or better than her season best marks.
October 3, 2014 Zander Moves Closer to All-IIAC Accolades after Round Three of IIAC Championships Despite the brutal playing conditions on Friday for the third round of the Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships, Buena Vista senior Jasey Zander weathered the storm and moved up to 11th place on the individual leaderboard following a round of 92.
October 2, 2014 Football set to Host Simpson to Kick-off IIAC Schedule The Buena Vista football team returns home this Saturday for the first time in a month and will also open Iowa Conference play by hosting Simpson College. In addition, the game is also the Homecoming Game for the Beavers.
October 2, 2014 Women's Soccer Plays to 1-1 (2OT) Tie against Storm Tori Carson turned in her seventh goal of the year to give the Buena Vista women's soccer team a 1-0 lead just over 15 minutes into the second half, and that's the way the match stood until Simpson scored a goal with a little more than a minute to play, as the two teams played to a 1-1 (2OT) tie.
October 2, 2014 Simpson Hands Men's Soccer 8-1 Loss Simpson College built a 3-0 halftime lead before adding five more in the second half before Buena Vista avoided the shutout with a goal from Alex Gleaves late in the match of an 8-1 loss on Wednesday night.
October 1, 2014 Volleyball Runs Win Streak to Five with Sweep of Simpson The Buena Vista volleyball team returned home on Wednesday night, and the Beavers kept their recent momentum going, as they went on to pick up a 3-0 sweep of Simpson College to earn their first victory over the Storm in eight years.
September 30, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Fall Season at Twin Cities Classic The Buena Vista men's golf team moved up the overall team leaderboard after both the second and third rounds of the Twin Cities Classic which concluded on Monday, as the event also wrapped up the team's fall playing schedule.
September 29, 2014 Brown Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week; Gibbs Earns Defensive Honors Following a commanding 55-28 victory on the road at Waldorf College on Saturday night, a pair of Buena Vista football players have been recognized by the Iowa Conference for their performances, including IIAC Male Athlete of the Week honors by quarterback Bobby Brown.
September 29, 2014 BVU Hosts Unified Sports Day for Second Straight Year The Unified Sports Day program made its way back to Buena Vista University for the second straight year back on Thursday, September 18, with several members of the athletic staff, as well as numerous student-athletes, volunteering their time for a few hours in the middle of the day to make the event a success.
September 29, 2014 Men's Golf Moves up the Leaderboard after Round Two of Twin Cities Classic Junior John Bral fired a second round score of 2-under 70 on Sunday to help lead a strong day for the Buena Vista men's golf team as it moved up two spots in the team standings with a score of 306.
September 28, 2014 Offensive Explosion Sends Beaver Football to 55-28 Win at Waldorf Playing under the lights for the first time under head coach Jay Anderson put an offensive explosion into the Buena Vista football team on Saturday night, as the Beavers went on the road and picked up a convincing 55-28 victory over Waldorf College.
September 28, 2014 Volleyball Goes 4-0 at IIAC/NACC Challenge The Buena Vista volleyball team wrapped up a stellar weekend of play on Saturday afternoon by winning two more matches to finish off its perfect 4-0 record during the annual IIAC/NACC Challenge. BVU picked up a 3-1 win against Wisconsin Lutheran to start the day before ending with a 3-0 sweep of Marian (Wis.).
September 28, 2014 Women's Golf Posts Season-Low Round on Day Two of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's golf team carded its lowest overall team score of the season on Saturday by 15 strokes, as it wrapped up the first 36 holes of this year's Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships. The first two rounds were played at Pheasant Ridge Country Club in Cedar Falls.
September 28, 2014 Women's Tennis Closes out Regular Season with a Pair of Home Matches The Buena Vista women's tennis team put a close to its 2014 regular season schedule on Saturday with a pair of matches. The team began with an Iowa Conference match against the University of Dubuque before ending the day with a non-conference match-up with Grand View University. The Spartans got past the Beavers, 7-2, while the Vikings edged BVU, 6-3.
September 28, 2014 Men's Golf begins Play at Three-Day Twin Cities Classic Sam Bredenbeck and Brady Haye each turned in a low-round of 80 on Saturday for the Buena Vista men's golf team, as the Beavers finished day one of the annual Twin Cities Classic with an overall 328 and a 17th place standing.
September 28, 2014 Men's Soccer Edged in IIAC Opener against Dubuque Kwame Antwi put the Buena Vista men's soccer team on the board first, but the lead was short-lived as the University of Dubuque went on to score a pair of goals during a two-minute span, and the Spartans went on to hold off the Beavers, 4-2.
September 27, 2014 Spartans Edge BVU in IIAC Women's Soccer Opener The University of Dubuque scored a late first half goal for a 1-0 halftime lead and went on to add two more in the second half to hand the Buena Vista women's soccer team a tough 3-0 home loss to begin Iowa Conference play on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 26, 2014 Volleyball Wins Twice to begin IIAC/NACC Challenge The Buena Vista volleyball team got off to a fast start at the annual IIAC/NACC Challenge which got underway on Friday by picking up a pair of wins to secure the program's first back-to-back 10-win seasons since doing so in five straight years (2002-06). The team topped Concordia-Wisconsin, 3-1, before sweeping past Aurora.
September 26, 2014 Zander Leads Way for BVU to Start IIAC Championships Senior Jasey Zander turned in a solid round of 85 on Friday at Pheasant Ridge Country Club and is in a three-way tie for 12th overall following the first 18 holes of play at this year's Iowa Conference Championships.
September 25, 2014 Football Eager to Return to Action under the Lights The Buena Vista football team will return to action this Saturday following its bye week and will also have the luxury of playing under the lights when the Beavers travel to Waldorf College for a 7:00pm kick-off.
September 23, 2014 Volleyball Edged in Four Sets at #22 Coe College The Buena Vista volleyball team was on the road for the first time during Iowa Conference play on Tuesday night, and after winning the second set to tie the match, the Beavers fell in the next two and were edged in a tough battle against 22nd-ranked Coe College, 3-1.
September 23, 2014 Men's Soccer Pulls Away in Second Half of 6-1 Win over Faith Baptist Kwame Antwi and Juan Flores-Andrade each scored a pair of goals for the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Tuesday night, as the Beavers rolled past visiting Faith Baptist, 6-1.
September 23, 2014 Dordt Edges Women's Soccer, 3-0 Dordt College scored during the 26' for a 1-0 halftime lead before adding two more second half goals, and that was all the Defenders needed to hand the Buena Vista women's soccer team a 3-0 setback on Tuesday night in Sioux Center. The match was called shortly after the final goal due to lightning.
September 22, 2014 Saturday's Football Game at Waldorf is Part of Forest City Community under the Lights Event The Buena Vista football team will be on the road this Saturday, Sept. 27, to play a non-conference road game at Waldorf College in Forest City. Kick-off of the game is scheduled for 7 p.m.
September 21, 2014 Men's Soccer Suffers 4-0 Home Loss to Pioneers Grinnell College scored twice in each half on Sunday afternoon and held the Buena Vista men's soccer team to only three shots-on-goal, as the Pioneers left J. Leslie Rollins Stadium with a 4-0 victory over the Beavers.
September 21, 2014 Steffes Captures Championship; Buzzard & Bieber Take Second at IIAC Individual Championships The Buena Vista men's tennis team had a strong showing at this year's Iowa Conference Individual Tournament, and wrapped things up on Saturday afternoon by capturing a singles championship and doubles runner-up.
September 20, 2014 Women's Golf Finishes Eighth at Luther College Invite The Buena Vista women's golf team went one stroke better on Saturday to close out the Luther College Invite, as the Beavers finished in eighth place in the overall team race.
September 20, 2014 Zander in 13th after 18 Holes of Luther College Invite Buena Vista senior Jasey Zander is tied for 13th to highlight the Buena Vista women's golf team following the first 18 holes of the Luther College Invite which teed-off on Friday afternoon.
September 19, 2014 Steffes in Semifinals of Singles while Bieber/Buzzard In Winners Bracket of Doubles Freshman Robby Steffes is making the most of his first career Iowa Conference Individual Tournament, as he finds himself in the semifinals of the Flight C singles while teammates Justin Buzzard and John Bieber are in the same spot with the Flight B doubles play.
September 19, 2014 Men's Cross Country Dominant at BVU Invite on Friday The Buena Vista men's cross country team took four of the top five overall finishers on Friday afternoon to highlight a strong performance in its own Invite which was won by the Beavers.
September 19, 2014 Women's Cross Country Runs Strong at Home Invite The Buena Vista women's cross country team was in action for just the second time so far this season, but the young Beavers continue to improve, as they took part in their own Invite on Friday afternoon at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course.
September 18, 2014 Volleyball Earns First-Ever Win over Dutch with 3-0 Sweep to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista volleyball team got its 2014 Iowa Conference season off to an historic start on Thursday night by sweeping past visiting Central College, 3-0, to earn the program's first-ever win over the Dutch.
September 17, 2014 Women's Soccer Suffers 6-1 Loss at College of St. Mary (Neb.) The College of St. Mary built a 3-0 halftime lead and led by four goals before Tori Carson turned in her first goal of the year midway through the second half, but the Flames would add two more late insurance goals en route to the 6-1 victory over the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Wednesday night.
September 16, 2014 Young Beaver Volleyball Team Ranking High in Several National Statistics When going down the list of national statistical categories, the Buena Vista volleyball team can be found in several of both the offensive and defensive categories as seen in the release of the first NCAA rankings of the year on Tuesday, September 16.
September 16, 2014 Gibbs Tabbed IIAC Football Defensive Performer of the Week Buena Vista senior defensive back Austin Gibbs was recognized for his performance on the field this past Saturday by being named the Iowa Conference's Football Defensive Performer of the Week for the period ending, September 14.
September 16, 2014 Schaap Named IIAC Volleyball Defensive Performer of the Week Freshman outside hitter Jade Schaap has been recognized by the Iowa Conference for her play on the court over the past week as she has been named the league's Volleyball Defensive Performer of the Week for the period ending, September 14.
September 14, 2014 Men's Soccer Blanks Cornell in Non-Conference Meeting Luis Salazar and Steve Gutschenritter each turned in a second-half goal for the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Sunday afternoon, as the Beavers went on the road to shutout Cornell College, 2-0.
September 14, 2014 Wood's Late Goal Forces OT as Women's Soccer Ends in 1-1 Tie at Cornell Naomi Wood found the back of the next with less than three minutes to play which led to overtime, and the Buena Vista women's soccer team finished in a 1-1 (2OT) tie at Cornell College on Sunday afternoon.
September 13, 2014 Bruhn Leads Men's Golf as Beavers Move up Standings on Final Day of Palace City Classic Freshman Hunter Bruhn turned in rounds of 74 and 75, respectively, for the Buena Vista men's golf team over the weekend to help lead the Beavers to a seventh place finish as a team during the 17-team field of the Palace City Classic, hosted by Dakota Wesleyan University.
September 13, 2014 Football Comes up Short at Concordia-Moorhead Concordia-Moorhead held Buena Vista to just 87 yards of offense in the second half while scoring a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to break the game open en route to a 30-9 victory on Saturday afternoon inside of Jake Christiansen Stadium.
September 13, 2014 Volleyball Picks up Another Win on Final Day of Gustavus Adolphus Invite The Buena Vista volleyball picked up two wins on Friday to begin the Gustavus Adolphus Invite and followed that up on Saturday with a win in its final match to cap a 3-1 weekend heading into the Iowa Conference opener.
September 12, 2014 Bardole's Record-Breaking Performance Highlights a Strong Day for the Beavers Trailing 2-0 and facing match point, the Buena Vista volleyball team would catch fire and won the third set, 29-27, and eventually came up with the thrilling five-set victory over Gustavus Adolphus to spoil the home opener for the host team on day one of the Gustavus Adolphus Invite.
September 12, 2014 Volleyball to Travel North and Take Part in Gustie Invite The Buena Vista volleyball team looks to keep momentum going after a 3-0 home sweep of visiting William Penn on Tuesday night when it travels up north to take part in the two-day Gustavus Adolphus Gustie Invite on Friday and Saturday.
September 11, 2014 Men's Soccer Dealt a Tough 1-0 Loss by the Prairie Wolves Nebraska Wesleyan got on the board in the first five minutes, and that goal proved to be just enough, as the Prairie Wolves edged the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Wednesday night, 1-0, inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 11, 2014 Women's Soccer Edged Late by Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista women's soccer team returned home on Wednesday night looking to stay unbeaten in its first five matches to start the year, but the goal wasn't too kind for the Beavers on this night, as Nebraska Wesleyan scored a late goal to edge them, 1-0.
September 10, 2014 Football Looking to Bounce Back at Concordia-Moorhead It was a rough start to the season for the Buena Vista football team last week against #8 UW-Platteville, but the Beavers have put that contest behind them and are focused on getting back on track when they travel to Concordia-Moorhead for a 1:00pm kick-off this Saturday.
September 9, 2014 Volleyball Rolls Past Statesmen in Three Sets Buena Vista totaled 44 kills and turned in a hitting percentage of .347, as the Beavers rolled past William Penn University (2-9) on Tuesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse by the final of 3-0.
September 9, 2014 Balster Named IIAC Men's Soccer Defensive Performer of the Week Senior goalkeeper Jordan Balster has been recognized by the Iowa Conference by being named the IIAC Men's Soccer Defensive Performer of the Week, for the period ending September 7.
September 9, 2014 Novotny Tabbed IIAC Women's Soccer Defensive Performer of the Week Freshman goalkeeper Rachel Novotny was recognized by the Iowa Conference office on Tuesday morning by being named the league's Women's Soccer Performer of the Week, for the period ending September 7, 2014.
September 7, 2014 Carson Records Hat Trick as Beavers Remain Unbeaten with 6-1 Road Win Martin Luther scored the first goal against the Buena Vista women's soccer team this season, but the Beavers responded with six unanswered goals to remain unbeaten on the year with the 6-1 road victory over the Knights (1-2).
September 6, 2014 Volleyball Concludes Bethel Invite with a Saturday Split The Buena Vista volleyball team earned a split of matches for the second straight day to conclude its play during the Bethel University Invite on Saturday. BVU opened with a 3-1 loss to Concordia-Moorhead before bouncing back with a four-set triumph over St. Olaf.
September 6, 2014 #8 Pioneers Hand Beaver Football a 63-3 Home Loss to Open Season The eighth-ranked UW-Platteville football team chalked up 531 yards of total offense and scored at least twice in all four quarters on Saturday afternoon, as the Pioneers handed the Buena Vista football team a tough 63-3 home loss in the season opener for both teams.
September 5, 2014 Volleyball Earns Split on Day One of Bethel Invite The Buena Vista volleyball team returned to action on Friday evening for a pair of matches to begin the two-day Bethel University Invite. BVU got past Martin Luther in four sets to start the night before being dealt a 3-1 loss by the host Royals to wrap up day one.
September 5, 2014 Women's Soccer Sets School Record for Consecutive Shutouts Despite being outshot, 28-4, in the contest, the Buena Vista women's soccer team was able to hold its ground defensively and play to a 0-0 2OT tie on the road at St. Catherine University on Friday afternoon.
September 4, 2014 Men's Soccer with 2-1 Road Win at Martin Luther The Buena Vista men's soccer team went on the road for the first time Thursday night and kept itself unbeaten with a thrilling 2-1 victory at Martin Luther College (0-2-0).
September 4, 2014 Beaver Football set for Season Opener against #8 UW-Platteville The Buena Vista football team is looking to carry over the success from last season and the preparation from this year’s preseason camp into Saturday afternoon’s season-opener inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium against preseason #8 UW-Platteville.
September 3, 2014 Volleyball Suffers 3-0 Loss to NAIA #5 Northwestern in Wednesday's Home Opener After a strong weekend of play in St. Louis, the Buena Vista volleyball team looked to keep that momentum going into Wednesday night's home opener against NAIA #5 Northwestern College. The Red Raiders, however, proved to be too much for the Beavers as they went on to earn the 3-0 sweep (25-12, 25-19, 25-14).
September 2, 2014 Bardole Named IIAC Female Athlete of the Week; Henningsen Tabbed Defensive Performer The Iowa Conference released its first set of weekly honors for the 2014 season, and the Buena Vista volleyball team swept the recognition following a strong showing to start the year this past weekend.
September 2, 2014 Maher Tabbed as IIAC Women's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week Buena Vista freshman forward Caroline Maher wasted little time earning recognition from the Iowa Conference for the first time in her career as she was named the IIAC Women's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week on Monday night for the period ending, Sunday, August 31.
September 2, 2014 White Added to BVU Wrestling Coaching Staff Buena Vista first-year head wrestling coach, Jeff Breese, has announced that Sean White has joined his staff as the top assistant coach. He officially began his duties on campus on September 2, 2014.
August 31, 2014 Men's Soccer Plays to a Draw in a Weather-Shortened Match with Hamline The Buena Vista men's soccer team finished its opening weekend unbeaten following Sunday evening's weather-shortened 0-0 match against visiting Hamline University.
August 31, 2014 Women's Soccer Blanks Grace University to Improve to 2-0 Junior Tori Carson scored a pair of goals, while freshmen Caroline Maher and Claire Arganbright each added one and the Buena Vista women's soccer team improved to 2-0 on Sunday afternoon with a convincing 4-0 victory over visiting Grace University to wrap up its play during the BVU Classic.
August 31, 2014 Volleyball Splits on Final Day of Wash U Labor Day Classic The Buena Vista volleyball team was in action for the third straight day to begin the year, and the Beavers earned a two-match split to wrap up their play during the Wash U Labor Day Classic. BVU convincingly swept by Fontbonne before falling in four sets to unbeaten Nebraska Wesleyan.
August 30, 2014 Volleyball Nearly Pulls big Upset of #11 Wash U; Bounces back against Hanover It was another strong showing for the Buena Vista volleyball team, but a day that was nearly one of the best the program has seen in some time. The Beavers began the day up 2-0 against 11th-ranked and host Washington University (Mo.), but the Bears came back to win in five sets. BVU did, however, build a 2-0 lead the following match against Hanover, and this time was able to close the book.
August 30, 2014 Women's Golf sees Improvements Throughout Season Opener The Buena Vista women's golf team is inexperienced heading into this season, but the Beavers saw improvements from day one to day to of the season-opening Sail Classic, hosted by Luther College.
August 30, 2014 Volleyball Edged by Webster in Five-Set Heartbreaker The Buena Vista volleyball team showed signs of what the future holds on Friday night, despite seeing a 2-1 lead slip away against a perennially tough Webster University squad to open the 2014 season.
August 30, 2014 Women's Soccer Blanks Bethany Lutheran to begin Season The Buena Vista women's soccer team got the Sheena Van Roekel era off on the right foot Friday night by scoring a goal in each half en route to a 2-0 shutout victory inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium against visiting Bethany Lutheran. The day was the first of three for the BVU Classic.
August 30, 2014 Men's Soccer Victorious in McArthur's Collegiate Coaching Debut It took a matter of just 28 seconds late in the second half, but it was all that the Buena Vista men's soccer team needed on a wet and dreary night inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. The Beavers got two-goals during that time frame from sophomore Kwame Antwi to edge visiting Bethany Lutheran, 2-1, on Friday night.
August 30, 2014 Women's Cross Country Takes the Course for the First Time in 2014 The young and experienced Buena Vista women's cross country team fared well in what was the first collegiate race for most of them on Friday evening at the Bill Buxton Invite, hosted by Simpson College.
August 30, 2014 Men's Cross Country Opens Season at Bill Buxton The Buena Vista men's cross country team turned in a solid showing to begin the season on Friday night by having a pair of individuals finish in the top-25 of the 72-member race.
August 29, 2014 Beaver Football Poised to Make a Run at an IIAC Title in 2014 For the last two years, the Buena Vista football team has strung together a handful of wins late in the season to finish strong in the Iowa Conference standings. However, with a talented and veteran group of players back on both sides of the ball this season, the Beavers have their eyes set even higher in 2014.
August 29, 2014 Women's Cross Country Looking to Build on Youth and Inexperience in 2014 Despite a lack of veteran experience as it heads into the 2014 season, the Buena Vista women’s cross country team has made strides early on in preseason training that has it eager to get into actual competition mode.
August 29, 2014 Men's Cross Country Season Outlook With a handful of runners back that put together solid individuals seasons in 2013, the outlook for the Buena Vista men’s cross country team has the potential to put together one of its best overall team finishes in recent years.
August 29, 2014 Women's Soccer Looking to Make Strides in 2014 After posting a school-record 10 wins just two years ago, the Buena Vista women’s soccer team has its eyes set on bouncing back from a tough 5-13-1 (1-6 IIAC) record in 2013 and working to earn its first-ever spot into the Iowa Conference Tournament.
August 28, 2014 Beaver Football Picked Sixth in 2014 IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Conference released its preseason football coaches poll on Wednesday night and Buena Vista totaled 33 points to finish sixth. BVU, however, was only four points behind fourth and 10 points back of second.
August 27, 2014 2014 Men's Soccer Season Preview Often times when there is a new face leading the way for an athletic team, there’s a tougher time adjusting to the new philosophy and style of play, but for Ben McArthur and the Buena Vista men’s soccer team, that transition has been going along well during the early part of the preseason as the team continues to work on improving on a 5-13 (1-6 IIAC) mark from a year ago.
August 27, 2014 2014 Beaver Volleyball Season Preview The Buena Vista volleyball team took bid strides forward in 2013 by finishing with 17 wins overall, including its first Iowa Conference victory since 2010. Despite the strong overall record, the team still has its eyes set on clinching a spot into the IIAC Tournament for the first time since 2007.
August 26, 2014 Men's Soccer Picked Eighth in 2014 Preseason Coaches Poll The 2014 Iowa Conference Men's Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll has been released, and Buena Vista has been picked by the league coaches to finish eighth. The Beavers totaled 16 points and were just behind Coe with 18.
August 26, 2014 Women's Soccer Picked Eighth in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The 2014 Iowa Conference Preseason Women's Soccer Coaches Poll has been released with Buena Vista being picked by the league coaches to finish eighth in this year's standings.
August 25, 2014 Volleyball Picked Sixth in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Conference released its 2014 Preseason IIAC Volleyball Coaches Poll on Monday afternoon, and the Beavers were picked to finish sixth of the eight teams.
August 14, 2014 Beaver Football Hits Gridiron to begin Preseason Camp The 2014 Buena Vista football season officially began on Thursday afternoon, and the Beavers took to the field for their first practice of preseason camp.
July 31, 2014 Ben McArthur Named Head Men's Soccer Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Ben McArthur as the university’s head men’s soccer coach. McArthur takes over for Marc Baumbach, who had led the program for the past five years.
July 28, 2014 Van Roekel Hired as Head Women's Soccer Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Sheena Van Roekel as the university’s head women’s soccer coach. Van Roekel takes over for Kristen Gay, who departed following one season at the helm.
July 16, 2014 Brandon Wessels Joins Exclusive Summer League; Turns in Big Day in Debut Buena Vista sophomore Brandon Wessels has joined the exclusive Northwoods Summer League and is playing for the LaCrosse Loggers. He joined the team on Tuesday and turned in a big day at the plate to help the team split a doubleheader.
June 30, 2014 Berneking Hired as Head Softball Coach Buena Vista University Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced that Mandie Berneking has been hired as the new head softball coach for the Beavers. Berneking takes over for Heather Hupke, who led BVU for the past six seasons.
June 30, 2014 Hershberger Gridiron Classic set for July 25th The annual Jim Hershberger Gridiron Golf Classic is set for Friday, July 25th at Lake Creek Country Club west of Storm Lake.
June 23, 2014 Harris Assigned to Phillies Single-A Affiliate Former Buena Vista left handed pitcher Scott Harris continues to work his way up the charts since being signed by the Philadelphia Phillies organization earlier this month. Earlier today (June 23) he was promoted to the Lakewood BlueClaws of the South Atlantic League. The team is the Single-A affiliate of the organization.
June 13, 2014 Breese Sits Down for Interview with Takedown Wrestling Buena Vista head wrestling coach Jeff Breese sat down with Takedown Wrestling on Friday for a nice interview showing just how excited he is to be a part of Beaver Nation. Take a minute to listen to Breese share his thoughts on both his past and what lies ahead for him and the Beaver wrestling program.
June 11, 2014 Beavers Land 24 Members on Spring Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced its spring Academic All-IIAC Team with Buena Vista University landing a total of 24 players.
June 10, 2014 Four New Members to be Enshrined into BVU Athletic Hall of Fame The Buena Vista University Athletic Department has announced that Randy Braden ’76, Todd Candor ’87, Marc Renning ’91 and Amy (Meggers) Divis '04will each be inducted into the BVU Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime ceremonies of the BVU vs. UW-Platteville football game on Saturday, September 6, 2014.
June 9, 2014 Breese Hired as Head Wrestling Coach Buena Vista University Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Jeff Breese as its new head wrestling coach. Breese takes over for Sevond Cole, who had held the position for the last six years.
June 7, 2014 Harris Drafted in 27th Round by the Phillies Buena Vista junior left handed starting pitcher Scott Harris had his name called on Saturday during the 27th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. The southpaw was selected with the 802nd overall pick by the Philadelphia Phillies.
June 5, 2014 Paul Loos to Join Van Haaften's Coaching Staff Buena Vista head men’s basketball coach Brian Van Haaften has announced that former Newell-Fonda boys basketball coach Paul Loos will be joining his staff beginning this fall.
May 30, 2014 Schroeder Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Buena Vista University Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced the hiring of Ryan Schroeder as its new head men’s and women’s cross country and track and field coach. Schroeder replaces Jeff Brennan, who had held the position for the past four seasons.
May 28, 2014 Marshall Named Third Team Capital One Academic All-American Buena Vista sophomore outfielder Neil Marshall has been named to the Division III Baseball Capital One Academic All-American Third Team as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Wednesday.
May 22, 2014 Ringblom and Wessels Named on d3baseball.com All-American Teams The d3baseball.com All-American teams have been announced for the eighth straight year, and for Buena Vista, the team is represented by a pair of individuals. Senior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom was named to the Second Team while sophomore catcher Brandon Wessels was selected Honorable Mention.
May 22, 2014 Hayden Earns CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American Honors Buena Vista junior outfielder Stephanie Hayden has been voted as a Second Team Capital One Academic All-American as announced on Tuesday, May 20.
May 21, 2014 Ringblom and Eddie Highlight the ABCA All-Region Selections The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings NCAA Division III All-Central Region Baseball Teams have been announced, and the Buena Vista baseball team was once again well represented on the list with five individuals earning recognition. Senior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom was again named the region Pitcher of the Year while head coach Steve Eddie was named Coach of the Year.
May 19, 2014 Baseball with Seven All-Region Selections; Ringblom Tabbed Pitcher of the Year The postseason accolades keep filing in for the Buena Vista baseball team, as seven players have been named to the d3baseball.com All-Region Team as announced on Monday. Included in that group is senior Jon Ringblom, who was also voted as the Central Region Pitcher of the Year.
May 19, 2014 Women's 4x100 in the Field for NCAA Outdoor Championships The Buena Vista 4x100 meter relay team of Casey James, Laura Eberly, Katie Larsen and Maggie Marker will see their seasons continue for another week as the group as earned a spot into this year's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 22-24 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
May 19, 2014 Sampson is NCAA Bound in the High Jump Buena Vista high jumper Nolan Sampson will not see his season end just yet as he has earned a spot in this year's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The championships are held May 22-24 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
May 17, 2014 Beavers Fall in 13-Inning Heartbreaker to Rose-Hulman The Buena Vista baseball team saw its record-setting season come to an end on Saturday afternoon as it dropped a heartbreaking 4-3 contest in 13 innings against Rose-Hulman.
May 17, 2014 St. Thomas Hands Beavers a Tough 11-5 Setback St. Thomas used a big seven-run first inning and built an 11-0 lead on Friday night, and the sixth-ranked Tommies handed the Beavers an 11-5 setback at the NCAA Central Regional Tournament.
May 15, 2014 UPDATE 5/16 8:00 AM: Additional Schedule Changes for Friday Due to the forecast and playing conditions, additional schedule changes have been made to the central regional tournament schedule for the remainder of the weekend.
May 15, 2014 Beavers Land a School Record 10 All-IIAC Baseball Selections The Buena Vista baseball team was represented with a league-best and school-record 10 All-Iowa Conference selections when the teams were announced by the conference office on Friday afternoon. Senior starting Pitcher Jon Ringblom was named the 2014 IIAC Pitcher of the Year with head coach Steve Eddie landing Coach of the Year accolades.
May 14, 2014 Beavers Cruise to 7-1 Win over Saints to begin NCAA Regional Six players had at least two hits and senior Jon Ringblom was stellar on the mound, as the Buena Vista baseball team opened NCAA Regional Tournament play on Wednesday night with a commanding 7-1 victory over fourth-seed St. Scholastica.
May 13, 2014 Harris and Marshall Named IIAC Athletes of the Week Junior Scott Harris and sophomore Neil Marshall have been recognized for their play on the field this past week by landing IIAC Athletes of the Week recognition as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
May 12, 2014 Beavers Headed to Central Regional and will Face St. Scholastica The NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament selections were announced early Monday morning, and Buena Vista University has been selected as the No. 3 seed in the Central Regional, hosted by Augustana College (Ill.) and will face St. Scholastica in the opening round.
May 12, 2014 Beavers Win a Pair of IIAC Titles on the Final Day of IIAC Championships Buena Vista senior Peter Winterton highlighted the final day of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the Beavers on Saturday by winning the 400 meter dash in a time of 49.47 seconds. He also ran a leg on the winning 4x400 meter relay team to close out the championships.
May 10, 2014 Beavers Win IIAC Championship with 10-0 Shutout of the Dutch The Buena Vista baseball team captured its second-ever Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament championship on Saturday afternoon inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium with a walk-off 10-0 (7 inning) victory over third-seed Central College. The win sends BVU into the NCAA Regional Tournament.
May 10, 2014 Hayden and Engleman Land Spots on All-Region Softball Teams The postseason recognition keeps coming for members of the Buena Vista softball team as junior Stephanie Hayden and senior Sam Engleman have been named First and Third Team All-Region selections as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on Saturday.
May 9, 2014 Baseball Sets School Record for Wins as it Advances to Tournament Championship Buena Vista scored five times over the first two innings and that was more than enough for junior Scott Harris, as the Beavers went on to top the Dutch 7-2 and advance into Saturday's championship game of the Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament.
May 9, 2014 Sampson Earns All-Conference Accolades in First Full Day at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team got the first full day of events at the Iowa Conference Championships underway on Friday, and senior Nolan Sampson captured the team's first all-conference finish by taking third in the high jump.
May 9, 2014 Women's Track and Field Sends Events into Saturday's Finals It was a solid first day of full competition for the Buena Vista track and field team at this year's Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships, as the Beavers sent a handful of events and individuals into Saturday's finals.
May 8, 2014 Beavers Rally Late to Post 6-1 Win over Loras to begin IIAC Tournament Buena Vista scored five times over the final two innings and got a gutsy pitching performance from senior Jon Ringblom, and the Beavers began Iowa Conference Tournament play on Thursday night with a 6-1 victory over fourth-seed Loras College.
May 8, 2014 Beaver Baseball begins Quest for IIAC Tournament Championship The Buena Vista baseball team captured its 16th Iowa Conference regular season title in school history this past weekend, and now it shifts its focus towards capturing its second-ever IIAC Tournament championship. It last completed the sweep of conference titles back in 2010.
May 6, 2014 Grigsby Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week Buena Vista junior relief pitcher Ian Grigsby has been recognized for his play on the field this past week by landing Iowa Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week accolades, as announced on Tuesday afternoon.
May 5, 2014 Hayden, Engleman and Kubik Earn All-IIAC Recognition The Buena Vista softball team landed a trio of players on the 2014 All-Iowa Conference Team which was announced by the league office on Monday, May 5. Junior Stephanie Hayden was a First Team selection while seniors Sam Engleman and Brittney Kubik were voted to the Second Team.
May 3, 2014 Baseball Wins IIAC Regular Season Crown with Sweep of Duhawks The Buena Vista baseball team capped off what has been arguably the best regular season for any team in program history by completing the four-game series sweep of Loras College on Saturday and securing its second Iowa Conference regular season crown in the last five years.
May 3, 2014 Softball Eliminates Dubuque; Ends Season with Loss to Simpson The Buena Vista softball team picked up its second win of the Iowa Conference Tournament by edging the University of Dubuque, 2-1, in 10 innings to begin the day on Saturday, but the magical run by the Beavers came to an end in the next game as they were eliminated after an 11-4 loss to fourth-seed Simpson.
May 3, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Eighth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up the Iowa Conference Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Dubuque Golf and Country Club, taking eighth overall with sophomore John Bral placing tying for 28th.
May 5, 2014 Beavers Take Part in 89th Running of Howard Wood Relays The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team took part in is final competition prior to the Iowa Conference Championships by taking part in the 89th running of the Howard Wood Relays over the weekend in Sioux Falls, S.D. More than 3,000 individuals took part in the event among the college and high school levels.
May 5, 2014 Individuals Post Season-Best Marks at Tough Howard Wood Relays The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team had a handful of events turn in strong finishes over the weekend at the 89th running of the Howard Wood Relays in Sioux Falls, S.D.
May 2, 2014 Baseball Clinches at Least a Share of IIAC Title The Buena Vista baseball team took care of its business on Friday night against Loras College, and as a result have secured at least a share of the 2014 Iowa Conference regular season heading into Saturday's regular season finale, following wins of 5-0 and 7-4.
May 2, 2014 Softball Pulls Upset to begin IIAC Tournament Trailing 4-2 heading to the seventh inning, the Buena Vista softball team plated five runs, including a key 3-run double from Jessica Stocker, to help left the team to a 7-4 upset victory over 13th-ranked and No. 3 seed Central College to begin the Iowa Conference Tournament.
May 1, 2014 Grigsby and Marshall Named to CoSDIA Academic All-District Team The Buena Vista baseball team has landed a pair of CoSDIA Academic All-District performers as announced by the organization on Thursday. Junior Ian Grigsby and sophomore Neil Marshall were each selected to the Division III District 8 Team and will now be placed on the national ballot where voting will take place for CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.
May 1, 2014 Hayden Earns Academic All-District Accolades The 2014 Capital One Academic All-District® Softball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Buena Vista junior softball player Stephanie Hayden has landed a spot on the Division III District 8 Team for the second straight year.
April 29, 2014 IIAC Softball Tournament has been Pushed Back One Day Due to the likelihood of inclement weather currently forecasted for the Cedar Rapids area on Thursday, May 1, the 2014 Iowa Conference Softball Tournament has been pushed back one day and will now begin on Friday, May 2.
April 28, 2014 Harris Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week Buena Vista starting pitcher Scott Harris turned in a career performance in game two against Wartburg on Friday evening, and for his efforts has been named this week's Iowa Conference Pitcher of the Week.
April 27, 2014 Women's Tennis Blanks Loras to Take Fifth at IIAC Team Tournament The Buena Vista women's tennis team finished its 2014 season on Saturday afternoon with a strong 5-0 win over Loras College in the fifth-place match of the Iowa Conference Team Tournament, hosted by Coe College in Cedar Rapids.
April 27, 2014 Men's Golf Remains Eighth at the Midway Point of IIAC Championships Sophomore John Bral shaved six strokes off his opening round 85 on Friday to turn in a 79 on Saturday, but the Buena Vista men's golf team remained in eighth as the team reaches the midway point of the Iowa Conference Championships.
April 26, 2014 Baseball Splits Final DH against Wartburg, Remain in First The Buena Vista baseball team was one big inning away from a big doubleheader sweep on Saturday at Wartburg College, but for the second straight day the two teams split their Iowa Conference doubleheader, leaving the Beavers alone in first by one game.
April 26, 2014 #10 Luther Sweeps Beaver Softball in Regular Season Finale The regular season Iowa Conference season came to an end on Saturday afternoon for the Buena Vista softball team, but the Beavers came up on the short end of a pair of games at home to #10 Luther College by scores of 8-0 (5) and 4-3.
April 25, 2014 Baseball Maintains Lead with DH Split against Wartburg on Friday The 18th-ranked Buena Vista baseball team maintained its one-game lead over Wartburg College heading into Saturday after bouncing back from a 2-0 defeat in game one on Friday to edge the Knights, 4-1, in the nightcap.
April 25, 2014 Men's Golf Struggles in First Round of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team didn't get the 2014 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships off to the start it had hoped for on Friday, as the Beavers failed to have any of their five golfers break 80 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.
April 24, 2014 Baseball Ranked #2 in First Regional Rankings of the Year The first set of regional rankings were released on Thursday, and the Buena Vista baseball team comes in second in the Central Region, heading into this weekend's pivotal four-game weekend series at Wartburg College, which sits fifth in the rankings.
April 22, 2014 Softball Loses a Pair of Tough Games at Simpson The Buena Vista softball team was looking to still make a move up the Iowa Conference standings on Tuesday afternoon, but the Beavers dropped a pair of tough games at Simpson College by the scores of 4-3 and 7-3.
April 22, 2014 Softball Partners with CAASA to help Strike Out Sexual Assault The Buena Vista softball team will be playing its final home contests of the season this Saturday afternoon against Luther College, and the team is also partnering with CASA to host a 'Strike Out Sexual Assault' event in conjunction with the games.
April 22, 2014 Men's Track and Field Runs Strong at Wartburg Twilight The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team was solid during its performance at the Wartburg Twilight Meet on Tuesday afternoon. The team tallied 120.5 points and took third overall.
April 22, 2014 Women's Track and Field Takes Part in Wartburg Twilight Meet The Buena Vista women's outdoor track and field team was back in action on Tuesday afternoon to take part in the Wartburg Twilight Meet. The team finished third overall with 93 total points.
April 22, 2014 Baseball Continues Rise up National Rankings The Buena Vista baseball team keeps on winning, and the team is being rewarded for it on the national level by its continued surge up the weekly national rankings. The latest poll was released on Tuesday morning for games played through April 20.
April 21, 2014 Lambert Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior designated hitter Jeremy Lambert turned in a stellar offensive effort for the Beavers during their weekend series sweep at home against the University of Dubuque and was rewarded by the Iowa Conference on Monday evening by being named the league's Male Athlete of the Week.
April 19, 2014 Baseball Matches Season-High Nine Game Win Streak with Sweep of Spartans The Buena Vista baseball team continued its torrid stretch at the plate on Saturday as it scored a combined 28 runs while finishing off the four-game weekend series sweep of the University of Dubuque while taking over sole possession of first place in the Iowa Conference standings.
April 21, 2014 Men's Golf has Three Individuals in Top-5 of BVU Spring Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up its own spring invite on Saturday with three individuals placing in the top-five overall. As a team, the Beavers took third of the four teams competing.
April 19, 2014 Softball Falls to #9 Coe College on Saturday Coe College used the long ball to its advantage in both games of Saturday's doubleheader, as the Kohawks swept past the Buena Vista softball team by scores of 7-3 and 7-0.
April 18, 2014 Eddie Picks up Win #300 as Beavers Sweep DH against Spartans The Buena Vista baseball team returned home on Friday afternoon and saw its current win streak reach seven games, as the Beavers swept past the University of Dubuque by scores of 8-1 and 8-2 to begin the four-game weekend series. In addition, the victory in game one was also the 300th in BVU head coach Steve Eddie's career.
April 15, 2014 Baseball Moving up in both National Rankings The Buena Vista baseball team finds itself moving up in the latest national baseball polls released on Tuesday morning following a week in which it went 7-1 overall and moved into a tie atop the Iowa Conference standings.
April 14, 2014 Ringblom and Paletta Sweep Weekly IIAC Baseball Accolades Buena Vista senior pitcher Jon Ringblom and senior first baseman Joe Paletta have swept this week's Iowa Conference baseball accolades. Ringblom has been named the IIAC Male Athlete of the Week with Paletta earning IIAC Baseball Position Player of the Week honors.
April 14, 2014 Men's Tennis Downs Simpson College on Sunday The Buena Vista men's tennis team wrapped up Iowa Conference play on Sunday afternoon with a strong 6-3 victory at Simpson College.
April 14, 2014 Bral Ties for Eighth to Lead Men's Golf at Wartburg Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team was able to continue its spring season over the weekend at the Wartburg College Spring Invite and tied for seventh overall among the 16 teams. Sophomore John Bral helped lead the way with his eighth-place individual finish.
April 12, 2014 Baseball Moves Back into First after Finishing Four-Game Sweep of Storm The Buena Vista baseball team picked up its second straight four-game weekend series sweep on Saturday by topping Simpson College by scores of 15-2 and 9-2, respectively. The day also ends with the Beavers sitting tied atop the Iowa Conference standings with three series remaining.
April 14, 2014 Men's Track and Field Sends Individuals to Jim Duncan Relays A handful of events were represented by the Buena Vista men's track and field team as the Beavers competed in the Jim Duncan Relays on Friday and Saturday.
April 14, 2014 Women's Track and Field Competes at Jim Duncan Relays The 4x100 meter relay capped off the weekend of competition at the Jim Duncan Relays for the Buena Vista women's track and field team in strong fashion by taking third overall in the event with a new season best clocking.
April 11, 2014 Baseball Reaches 20 Wins with DH Sweep to Begin Series with Storm The Buena Vista baseball team rolled off two more wins on Friday afternoon at Simpson College and became the first Iowa Conference team to reach the 20-win plateau for the year. BVU blanked the Storm, 4-0, in the opener before hanging on to win 7-5 in the nightcap.
April 11, 2014 Softball Picks up Key DH Sweep at Wartburg The Buena Vista softball team used a big first inning in game one to cruise to an 8-1 victory over Wartburg College before using a late-game rally in the nightcap to edge the Knights, 3-1.
April 10, 2014 BVU Coaches Assist with Accepted Student Day Buena Vista University hosted its annual Accepted Student Visit Day on Saturday, April 5, and several members of the BVU coaching staff were on hand to assist with the day's events.
April 10, 2014 Softball Makes Schedule Change to DH at Wartburg With the threat of inclement weather forecasted on Saturday, April 12, the Buena Vista softball doubleheader scheduled to be played at Wartburg College has been moved up one day and will now be played on Friday, April 11.
April 9, 2014 Beavers Earn First Win over Central since 2004 The Buena Vista softball team came out firing on all cylinders in game one of today's doubleheader against Central College, scoring seven runs in the first and blasting a walk-off home run in the fifth for a 15-7 triumph. Central scored six runs in the fifth inning of game two and went on to hold off BVU, 9-5.
April 8, 2014 Baseball has Five-Game Win Streak Snapped in DH Split at Coe The Buena Vista baseball team got little rest after completing its four-game series sweep of Central late Monday night, as the Beavers went on the road to play an afternoon doubleheader at Coe College on Tuesday. The Kohawks took the opener, 4-2, before BVU came back and earned the split with a 6-5 win in game two.
April 7, 2014 Baseball Completes Series Sweep of Dutch The Buena Vista baseball team got some timely hitting in both games on Monday night against Central, including a two-run single in the nightcap to finish the comeback, as the Beavers completed the series sweep against the Dutch by scores of 7-6 and 6-5.
April 7, 2014 Seven Winter Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-IIAC Team Buena Vista University had seven student-athletes who were named to the Academic All-Iowa Conference Team for the winter-sport season as announced by the league office on April 4.
April 6, 2014 Baseball Wins Thriller in Game Two to Complete DH Sweep of Dutch The Buena Vista baseball team used a balanced offensive attack to help lift it to a commanding 10-2 win in game one of Sunday's doubleheader against Central College before using a ninth-inning rally in game two to pick up a 5-4 triumph and complete the sweep of the Dutch.
April 5, 2014 Big Innings Lead to Doubleheader Sweep of Duhawks The Buena Vista softball team used a big inning in each game of Saturday's doubleheader to help even its Iowa Conference record with a sweep at Loras College by scores of 6-4 and 7-6, respectively.
April 4, 2014 Baseball Forced to Change Weekend Series with Central Again Due to the amount of snow still remaining on the ground, the Buena Vista baseball weekend series with Central College in Storm Lake has been forced to be pushed back a second time.
April 4, 2014 Gutschenritter and Shatto Named NWCA Scholar All-Americans Buena Vista juniors Steve Gutschenritter and Seth Shatto have been recognized by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) for their individual efforts off the mat this season by earning Scholar All-American honors.
April 4, 2014 Softball DH at Grinnell College is Cancelled The Buena Vista softball non-conference road doubleheader at Grinnell College for this Sunday, April 6, has been cancelled and the games will not be made up.
April 3, 2014 Weather Forecast Forces Changes to Weekend Baseball Series Due to the forecast of inclement weather throughout the Storm Lake area Thursday night into Friday, there have been changes made to the upcoming four-game weekend baseball series between Buena Vista and Central.
April 1, 2014 Softball Swept by Dubuque in IIAC Opener The University of Dubuque used the long ball to its advantage on Tuesday afternoon, blasting six total en route to 10-3 and 10-7 victories over the Buena Vista softball team to begin Iowa Conference play.
April 1, 2014 Baseball Earns Doubleheader Split to begin Home Schedule Playing for the first time this season on its home turf, the Buena Vista baseball team bounced back from a 5-2 loss in game one against Coe College on Tuesday night to pick up a 3-0 shutout in game two and earn the doubleheader split.
March 31, 2014 Hayden Named IIAC Female Athlete of the Week Junior outfielder Stephanie Hayden has been recognized for her play during Buena Vista's spring trip last week by being named this week's Iowa Conference Female Athlete of the Week.
March 31, 2014 Wessels and Harris Earn Weekly IIAC Accolades Sophomore catcher/outfielder Brandon Wessels and junior pitcher Scott Harris have each been recognized for their play during Buena Vista's spring trip last week by being taking home the weekly Iowa Conference baseball accolades.
March 31, 2014 Sampson Named IIAC Men's Track and Field (Field) Performer of the Week Senior Nolan Sampson has been named the Iowa Conference Men's Track and Field (Field) Performer of the Week for the period ending March 30.
March 30, 2014 Sampson's Jump Highlights Day for Men's Track and Field Nolan Sampson wasted no time setting the tone in the men's high jump for others around both the conference and the nation, as he cleared 6'9.75" on Saturday during day two action at the Viking Olympics, hosted by Augustana College (Ill.).
March 29, 2014 Beavers Close Trip with DH Split against Luther The Buena Vista baseball team was three outs away from a doubleheader sweep on Saturday afternoon against Luther College, but the Norse rallied in the nightcap with four runs in the bottom of the ninth to edge the Beavers, 10-9. BVU won the opener, 6-0.
March 29, 2014 Women's Medley Relay sets School Record at Viking Olympics The Buena Vista women's track and field team was in action for the first time outdoors this season as it began the two-day Viking Olympics (hosted by Augustana College) on Friday in Rock Island, Ill.
March 29, 2014 Men's Track and Field in Third after Day One of Viking Olympics The Buena Vista men's outdoor track and field team was in action for the first time this season on Friday afternoon by taking part in the Viking Olympics, hosted by Augustana College (Ill.).
March 28, 2014 Baseball Earns DH Split with Luther to begin IIAC Play The Buena Vista baseball team saw its nine-game winning streak come to an end as it began Iowa Conference play with a 1-0 loss to Luther College on Friday afternoon, but the Beavers did bounce back with a 6-3 triumph in game two to earn the doubleheader split.
March 28, 2014 Softball Concludes Spring Trip with a Pair of Wins The Buena Vista softball team wrapped up its spring break trip on Friday afternoon with wins against Thomas (ME), 11-3 (6 inn.) and Colby (5-0). The team finished the 10-game trip with six wins.
March 28, 2014 Beaver Softball Picked Sixth in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) released its 2014 preseason IIAC Softball Coaches Poll on Thursday night and has Buena Vista picked sixth.
March 27, 2014 Softball Blanks Lawrence for Sixth Win; Falls to Calvin The Buena Vista softball team returned to action again on Thursday following its one off day, and the team began its day with a 6-0 shutout against Lawrence University before seeing Calvin score three late runs en route to an 8-1 victory.
March 26, 2014 Beavers Cruise past Lawrence to Wrap up Non-Conference Schedule The Buena Vista baseball team fell behind 3-0 after one-half inning, but with the offensive surge the team has been on of late, that proved to be nothing to worry about, as the Beavers responded with 20 unanswered runs to cruise to a 20-3 (7 inn.) victory over Lawrence University on Wednesday afternoon.
March 26, 2014 Beaver Tennis Teams Enjoying First-Ever Spring Break Trip For the first time in program history, the Buena Vista men's and women's tennis teams are getting to experience a spring break trip, as both teams headed to Hilton Head Island, S.C., to play a handful of matches during the course of the week.
March 25, 2014 Paletta's Two-Run, Walk-off Double in the 9th Extends Win Streak to Eight Hamline University scored four times in the first inning and led 5-0 after four frames, but the Beavers slowly chipped away at the deficit and eventually scored four times in the bottom of the ninth inning, capped-off by senior Joe Paletta's two-run double, and edged the Pipers, 6-5.
March 25, 2014 Softball Edges Wellesley; Falls to UW-Whitewater on Tuesday The Buena Vista softball team picked up where it left off on Monday by winning a thrilling 2-1 contest against Wellesley to begin the day on Tuesday before coming up on the short end of a 7-1 loss to UW-Whitewater in the nightcap.
March 25, 2014 Baseball Jumps into Top-25 of D3baseball.com and ABCA Polls The Buena Vista baseball team is back in the top-25 of two national polls after its 8-1 start to the year. The poll reflects games played through March 23.
March 24, 2014 Softball Wins a Pair in Florida on Monday The Buena Vista softball team picked up a pair of wins on Monday afternoon on the second day of its spring break trip, earning a hard fought, 2-1 (8 inn.) victory over MIT in its opener before cruising to a 10-2 (6 inn.) win over D'Youville in the nightcap.
March 24, 2014 Late-Inning Homeruns Lift Beaver Baseball by Gusties The power surge continued on Monday for the Buena Vista baseball team, as it scored the final five runs of the game via three home runs, and went on to post an 11-8 come-from-behind victory over Gustavus Adolphus.
March 23, 2014 Offensive Surge Sends Beaver Baseball to a Pair of Wins The Buena Vista baseball team got its spring break trip off on a hot start on Sunday by chalking up 35 runs in two games to help run its overall win streak this season to six games. The Beavers downed Gustavus Adolphus 19-9 in their opener before rolling past Carthage (Wis.), 16-2.
March 21, 2014 Gutschenritter Earns All-IIAC Accolades for Beavers Buena Vista junior 149-pounder Steve Gutschenritter was recognized by the Iowa Conference coaches for his efforts on the mat this season by earning All-IIAC accolades which were announced by the league office on Thursday.
March 20, 2014 Beavers Open Home Slate with DH Split against Dordt The Buena Vista softball team began its home schedule on Thursday night and used a thrilling seventh-inning rally in game two to earn a 7-6 win and a doubleheader split against visiting Dordt College.
March 19, 2014 Beaver Baseball Tabbed as Preseason Favorite by IIAC Coaches The Buena Vista baseball team received four of a possible seven first-place votes and finished with 52 overall points to edge Wartburg College as the favorite to win the 2014 IIAC regular season title according to the preseason coaches poll released by the league office on Wednesday.
March 18, 2014 Wednesday's Softball DH Postponed to Thursday The Buena Vista softball team was set to begin its 2014 home schedule this Wednesday afternoon against Dordt College, but due to some forecasted inclement weather over the next couple of days, the games have been pushed back one day to Thursday, March 20.
March 17, 2014 Ringblom Named IIAC Pitcher of the Week For the second time this season, Buena Vista senior starting pitcher Jon Ringblom (Omaha, Neb./Millard North) has earned weekly honors from the Iowa Conference as he has been named the league’s IIAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week, for the period ending March 16.
March 16, 2014 Baseball Completes Series Sweep of Nebraska Wesleyan Four Buena Vista pitchers combined to hold Nebraska Wesleyan to three hits, while the offense scored in four of the final five innings, and the Beavers went on to complete the three-game series sweep at Nebraska Wesleyan on Sunday afternoon, 6-0.
March 15, 2014 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader against Prairie Wolves on Saturday The Buena Vista baseball team got solid starting pitching coupled with some timely hitting which helped lead it to a doubleheader sweep of Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon by scores of 5-2 and 9-6.
March 14, 2014 Baseball Returns to Action for Three Games at Nebraska Wesleyan The Buena Vista baseball team is eager to get back into action when it takes the field again this weekend for three games at Nebraska Wesleyan beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday afte ernoon. The final game of the series takes place on Sunday.
March 5, 2014 Gilley and Kies Tabbed Second Team All-Conference Buena Vista seniors Malarie Gilley and Susan Kies have each landed spots on the Women's Basketball All-Iowa Conference Second Team as voted on by the league coaches and announced on Wednesday.
March 5, 2014 Wuebker Named IIAC Defensive Player of the Year; Darrow Named First Team All-IIAC The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its 2013-14 major basketball awards on Wednesday, and Buena Vista landed a pair of all-conference performers, including the league's Defensive Player of the Year.
March 4, 2014 Baseball Among those Receiving Votes in Latest D3baseball.com Poll With a 3-1 start to the season, including a thrilling 2-1 victory over #9 St. Thomas, the Buena Vista baseball team has found itself included back in the national polls by receiving votes in the latest D3baseball.com poll which was released on Tuesday, March 4.
March 3, 2014 Ringblom and Marshall Earn Weekly IIAC Honors The Buena Vista baseball team swept the weekly Iowa Conference honors for the sport this week as senior righthander Jon Ringblom and sophomore outfielder Neil Marshall were named the league's Pitcher and Position Player Performers of the Week, respectively.
March 2, 2014 Softball Falls Twice to UW-River Falls inside of Rosemount Dome The Buena Vista softball team wrapped up its season-opening trip to the Rosemount Dome on Sunday afternoon by suffering a pair of tough losses to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls by scores of 9-8 (10 inn.) and 9-1 (5 inn.).
March 2, 2014 Men's Tennis Splits a Pair of Home Matches on Saturday The Buena Vista men's tennis team was back in action on Saturday and picked up its second straight Iowa Conference victory by topping Loras College, 8-1, before dropping a tough 5-4 non-conference match with Cornell College.
March 2, 2014 Softball Splits Doubleheader with Bethel on Saturday The Buena Vista softball team rallied in the 10th inning to score four runs in the bottom of the inning to complete the comeback against Bethel University with a 6-5 triumph. The Royals then scored five runs in the first inning of the nightcap en route to an 8-0 win in five innings.
March 2, 2014 Baseball Splits a Pair of Games on Saturday; Improve to 3-1 Overall After hanging on for a 2-1 victory over #9 St. Thomas on Friday afternoon to begin the year, the Buena Vista baseball team fell behind the Tommies 6-0 on Saturday and went on to fall 12-6. The Beavers did, however, come back in the finale late in the night to hang on for a thrilling 3-2 triumph over St. Scholastica.
March 2, 2014 Women's Track and Field Captures a Pair of All-IIAC Finishes Junior Maggie Marker placed third in the 55 meter dash and also ran a leg on the third-place 4x200 meter relay team to help highlight the Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team during the IIAC Indoor Championships hosted by Luther College on Friday and Saturday.
March 1, 2014 Men's Track and Field Lands a Pair of Titles; Finishes 5th as a Team The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team wrapped up a solid Iowa Conference Indoor Championships on Saturday in Decorah, by finishing with a pair of titles and a fifth-place team finish.
March 1, 2014 Wrestlers Conclude Season at NCAA Regionals on Saturday Junior Steve Gutschenritter placed fourth a 149 pounds, while Seth Shatto (165) and Casey Paprocki (184) each took fifth to help lead the Buena Vista wrestling team during the NCAA Regional Tournament held inside of the Five Flags Center in Dubuque on Saturday.
February 28, 2014 Baseball Wins a Pair of Thrillers to Begin 2014 Season The Buena Vista baseball team got the season off on the right foot Friday, by picking up a pair of thrilling one-run contests, including a 2-1 victory to begin the day against ninth-ranked St. Thomas.
February 28, 2014 Softball Swept by #11 St. Thomas in Season Opener The Buena Vista softball team opened its season on Friday morning against #11 St. Thomas, and the Beavers just couldn't quite string enough hits together to score enough runs, as the Tommies win the opener 8-1 before taking game two, 6-2.
February 28, 2014 Softball Looking to Move up in the Conference Ranks in 2014 For the first team in recent years, the Buena Vista softball team will be building around a veteran group of upperclassmen, something head coach Heather Hupke is excited about as her team gets set to begin its season this weekend with six games in three days inside of the Rosemount Dome.
February 28, 2014 Men's Basketball Drops Hard Fought Game at Top-Seed Central, 86-84 Sophomore Nick Clark matched a career-high with seven three-point shots and finished with 27 points, while Kennedy Drey turned in 10 points and hauled in five rebounds, but it was Central College building a late 10-point lead before hanging on to top the Buena Vista men's basketball team on Thursday night, 86-84, in an Iowa Conference Tournament semifinal match-up.
February 27, 2014 Beavers Drop Heartbreaker at Second-Seed Coe, 65-64 The sixth-seeded Buena Vista women's basketball team was seconds away from a trip into the Iowa Conference Tournament championship game, but Coe College hit an off-balance jumper with just five seconds left to top the Beavers on Thursday night, 65-64.
February 27, 2014 Baseball set to Open Season over the Weekend at Tulsa, Okla. It's been three years since the magical World Series run for the Buena Vista baseball team, but with the great deal of depth and experience that the team returns this season, it could be another one of those magical seasons in the making for 2014.
February 25, 2014 Women's Basketball Pulls Upset at Third-Seed Dubuque After missing out on the Iowa Conference Tournament in each of the past two seasons, the Buena Vista women's basketball team went on the road as the sixth-seed Tuesday night and came away with a big 63-59 victory over third-seed Dubuque.
February 25, 2014 Men's Basketball Wins Thriller over Wartburg to Advance to Semifinals The Buena Vista men's basketball team got its quest for its eighth Iowa Conference Tournament championship off to a strong start on Tuesday night by picking up a thrilling 85-82 home victory over Wartburg College.
February 22, 2014 Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season with 99-71 win over Storm The Buena Vista men's basketball team will enter next weekend's Iowa Conference Tournament with consecutive wins under its belt after picking up a strong 99-71 home victory over Simpson College on Saturday afternoon.
February 22, 2014 Beavers Roll Past Storm to Earn Spot in IIAC Tournament The Buena Vista women's basketball team used a key 13-3 run to close out the first and began the second half with an 11-0 spurt, and the Beavers never looked back en route to a commanding 89-71 Iowa Conference victory over visiting Simpson College on Saturday afternoon.
February 23, 2014 Beavers host Final Event of Year in Final Tune-up before IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team was in action on Saturday inside of the Lamberti Rec Center, as it hosted the NJCAA Regional / BVU Open.
February 23, 2014 Several Season Best Marks Set as BVU Hosts NJCAA Regional / BVU Open The Buena Vista women's team was in action for the final time on Saturday before next week's IIAC Championships, and the Beavers posted a handful or more season best marks as they hosted the NJCAA / BVU Open inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 20, 2014 Men's Basketball Wins 77-75 Thriller at Home over Dubuque The Buena Vista men's basketball team built an 11-point lead with under four minutes to go before surviving a late surge by the University of Dubuque on Wednesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse, 77-75.
February 19, 2014 Women's Hoops Suffers 85-78 Setback against Spartans The Buena Vista women's basketball team came up short in its bid to clinch one of the final two Iowa Conference Tournament berths on Wednesday night by falling at home to the University of Dubuque, 85-78.
February 15, 2014 Men's Basketball Drops Shootout at Loras on Saturday In a game that featured 17 ties and 21 lead changes, it was Loras College drilling a big three-point bucket with less than a minute to play that helped lift the Duhawks past the Buena Vista men's basketball team on Saturday afternoon, 106-100.
February 15, 2014 Loras Surges Late to Send Women's Basketball to a 77-67 Loss Loras College used a pivotal 8-0 run to open up a 13-point lead with 1:39 left, and the Duhawks went on to hold of a tough effort by the Buena Vista women's basketball team on Saturday afternoon, 77-67.
February 15, 2014 Men's Tennis Tops Dubuque in IIAC Match; Falls to Augustana (SD) The Buena Vista men's tennis team took the courts inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on Saturday for their first two home matches of the 2014 season. BVU came away with a convincing 8-1 Iowa Conference win over Dubuque to get things started before falling 7-2 to Augustana College (SD) in the finale.
February 14, 2014 Wrestling Edged 22-15 at Dubuque in IIAC Championships Dual The Buena Vista wrestling team hung tough on Friday night during its Iowa Conference Championship Dual at the University of Dubuque, but it was the Spartans earning a pair of pins which proved to be the difference in a 22-15 Beaver loss.
February 14, 2014 BVU SAAC to Conduct Canned Food Drive on February 22 The Buena Vista Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be conducting a canned food drive next Saturday, February 22, during the Beaver basketball doubleheader against Simpson College
February 12, 2014 Comeback Bid Falls Short for Beavers at Central on Wednesday Trailing by 20 points at halftime, the Buena Vista men's basketball team came all the way back to take the lead in the second half, but Central was able to pull away late for a 92-78 victory over the Beavers in Pella on Wednesday night.
February 12, 2014 Women's Basketball Handed 81-63 Road Loss by Dutch The Buena Vista women's basketball team led 40-39 at the half, but it was Central College going on a 31-10 run to begin the second half, to help the Dutch claim an 81-63 victory in Pella on Wednesday night.
February 9, 2014 Women's Track and Field Teams Continue Indoor Schedule The Buena Vista women's track and field team was back on its home track for the second straight week on Saturday as it took part in the annual Dennis Young Classic, inside of the Lamberti Rec Center.
February 9, 2014 Men's Track and Field Hosts Dennis Young Classic The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team was back in action on Saturday by hosting the annual Dennis Young Classic inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on Saturday.
February 9, 2014 Men's Hoops Dealt 95-85 Loss by Luther on Saturday Luther College hit 15 three-point shots in the contest and went 24-of-29 at the free-throw line as the Norse went on to defeat the Buena Vista men's basketball team on Saturday night, 95-85.
February 8, 2014 Women's Basketball Completes Season Sweep of Norse Senior Susan Kies scored 10 of the game's first 12 points and finished with a game-high 27 to help lead the Buena Vista women's basketball team to a big 97-85 home victory over visiting Luther College on Saturday evening.
February 6, 2014 Beavers Hold off Kohawk Rally to Win 80-74 The Buena Vista men's basketball team built a 16-point lead midway through the second half before Coe pulled as close as two with 34 seconds left, but the Beavers made four straight free-throws to hang on and top the Kohawks, 80-74.
February 5, 2014 Comeback Falls Short for Women's Basketball against Coe The Buena Vista women's basketball team cut a 13-point deficit down to 95-92 with under 30 seconds to play, but it was Coe College which made a pair of clutch free-throws with 23 seconds left to hang on for a 97-92 victory over the Beavers on Wednesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 31, 2014 Basketball Teams to Hold Annual 'Play 4 Kay' Event against Luther The Buena Vista basketball teams will sponsor its annual 'Play 4 Kay' event when it hosts Luther College next Saturday evening in an Iowa Conference doubleheader inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 1, 2014 Coach VH Records 350th Career Win on Saturday with 79-62 Rout of Wartburg The Buena Vista men's basketball team completed the season sweep of Wartburg College on Saturday afternoon and also gave head coach Brian VanHaaften is 350th career win in the process with a 79-62 triumph in Waverly.
February 1, 2014 Beckman's Buzzer-Beating Three Lifts BVU to OT Win at Wartburg Freshman Sidney Beckman drilled a three-pointer as time expired in overtime against Wartburg College on Saturday afternoon which sent the Buena Vista women's basketball team to a thrilling 73-70 victory and their third straight win.
February 2, 2014 Women's Track and Field Capture a Pair of Individual Crowns during BVU Invite The Buena Vista women's indoor track and field team had a pair of individuals win titles on Saturday during the annual BVU Invite which took place inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
February 2, 2014 Men's Track and Field Continues to Make Strides with Strong Showing at BVU Invite Buena Vista freshman Kyle Wessling competed in his first ever heptathlon and finished it in record breaking fashion by taking second overall with a school record 3,881 points during the BVU Invite over the weekend. He was just one of several top finishers during the annual event for the Beavers.
January 31, 2014 Beavers Fall to #13 Luther College in Home Finale Freshman Slade Stiles got the Buena Vista wrestling team off to a strong start with his upset at 125 pounds, but #13 Luther College posted back-to-back pins in the next two matches to reclaim the lead, and the Norse would go on to win the Iowa Conference dual, 31-12, on Friday night.
January 30, 2014 Fisher Named to Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team The 2014 Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams were announced on Thursday afternoon, and Buena Vista sophomore guard Lexi Fisher has been named an Academic All-District First Team performer on the women's side.
January 30, 2014 Late Scoring Drought Dooms Men's Basketball in Loss to Norse Buena Vista took a 71-70 lead with just under four minutes to play, but that proved to be the last points the Beavers would score en route to a tough 78-71 road loss at Luther College on Wednesday night to wrap up the first half of the Iowa Conference schedule.
January 29, 2014 Beaver Wrestlers Split a Pair of Non-Conference Duals on Wednesday Night Demetrius Heard and Gable Bonner chalked up back-to-back pins against Northwestern College (IA) to help the team top the Red Raiders, 30-19, in the first of two non-conference duals on Wednesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse. The Beavers finished the night with a tough 34-3 loss to NAIA #12 Morningside College.
January 29, 2014 Women's Hoops Wins Second Straight with 75-64 Win at Luther The Buena Vista women's basketball team built a 40-25 halftime lead and never looked back, as the Beavers picked up a key 75-64 road win at Luther College on Wednesday night.
January 28, 2014 Randall Named USA College Football All-American Buena Vista senior football player Brady Randall has been tabbed as a First Team Defensive All-American by USA College Football. This marks the 25th year of the recognition.
January 25, 2014 Men's Basketball Drops Tough 76-72 Home Contest to Dutch on Saturday Central College went 8-of-13 from downtown in the second half to help overcome an early eight-point second half deficit and hang on in the end for a 76-72 Iowa Conference victory against Buena Vista on Saturday evening.
January 25, 2014 Beavers Hang on for Big Home Win over Central Susan Kies turned in a team-high 21 points and Lexi Fisher followed with 18, as the Buena Vista women's basketball team hung on in the end for a big 83-79 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.
January 25, 2014 Wrestling with Strong Showing during IIAC Duals including Win over Dutch The Buena Vista wrestling team gave a strong showing on Saturday afternoon during the Iowa Conference Duals inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus, including a thrilling come-from-behind victory over Central College to end the day.
January 25, 2014 Baseball Camp for Sunday, January 26th to be Hosted as Scheduled Despite the threat of blizzard conditions for parts of the state on Sunday, January 26, the Buena Vista youth baseball clinic scheduled to take place inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus will go on as scheduled.
January 24, 2014 Woodson and Sampson with Top-3 Finishes to Open the Season Seth Woodson and Nolan Sampson each captured top-3 finishes on Friday to help lead the Buena Vista men's track and field team as it began its 2014 indoor campaign at the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolf Invite which took place inside the Devaney Sports Center on the Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
January 24, 2014 Indoor Track and Field Season Begins Friday The Buena Vista men's indoor track and field team will begin its 2014 season on Friday, January 24, by taking part in the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolf Invite. The event will take place inside of the Devaney Sports Center on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
January 24, 2014 2014 Indoor Track and Field Season Begins Friday The start of the 2014 Buena Vista women's indoor track and field season gets underway on Friday, January 24, at the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolf Invite which is taking place inside of the Devaney Sports Center on the Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
January 23, 2014 Clark Catches Fire and Helps Send Beavers Past Wartburg, 79-67 Sophomore Nick Clark had arguably one of his best games in a Beaver uniform on Wednesday night, connecting on 7-of-13 from downtown and finishing with a career-high 29 points, to help lift the Buena Vista men's basketball team to a 79-67 Iowa Conference victory over Wartburg College.
January 23, 2014 Women's Hoops Edged in Overtime by Wartburg 82-77 Shelby Wiederhoeft made a put-back layup with less than 10 seconds left to send the game into overtime, and put the Beavers in front in the extra period with another layup, but Wartburg College ended the extra frame on a 6-0 run to edge the Beavers, 82-77.
January 21, 2014 Beavers Top Storm in a Wrestling Thriller, 24-19 After Simpson College won by fall to begin the dual, the Buena Vista wrestling team then won four of the next five weight classes to build a 17-10 lead and hung on in the end to top the Storm, 24-19, in an Iowa Conference thriller inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.
January 20, 2014 JV Games against Briar Cliff Postponed to February 13 Due to the inclement weather moving through the region tonight, the Buena Vista JV women's and men's basketball games scheduled for tonight in Storm Lake against Briar Cliff University have been postponed until Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the same time.
January 18, 2014 Spartans with Late Bucket to Top Beavers 65-63 In a match-up of the last of the unbeaten teams in conference play, it was the University of Dubuque getting a late bucket and a free-throw which proved to be the difference in the end of a 65-63 contest on Saturday afternoon.
January 18, 2014 Big Second Half Run by Dubuque Hurts Beavers in 91-64 Loss The Buena Vista women's basketball team cut its deficit to nine early in the second half, but it was the University of Dubuque that used a key 19-9 run midway through the second half to break the game open en route to a 91-65 Iowa Conference victory over the Beavers on Saturday afternoon.
January 15, 2014 Duhawks Pull Away Late in Dual Win over BVU Loras College picked up four straight victories to close out the dual on Wednesday night and went on to defeat the Buena Vista wrestling team in an Iowa Conference match-up, 30-11.
January 15, 2014 Strong Finish Sends Men's Basketball Past Simpson, 86-75 The Buena Vista men's basketball team closed the game on a 19-9 run against Simpson College on Wednesday night and held off the Storm, 86-75, to earn their third straight win to begin Iowa Conference play.
January 15, 2014 Beavers Handed 93-69 Road Loss at Simpson Shelby Wiederhoeft turned in a game-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead four Beavers in double figures, but the Buena Vista women's basketball team couldn't overcome an early deficit as it fell on the road at Simpson on Wednesday night, 93-69.
January 14, 2014 Wrestling Team Returns to IIAC Action on Wednesday The Buena Vista wrestling team will step back out onto the mat on Wednesday night as it gets back into Iowa Conference action with a road dual at Loras College.
January 14, 2014 Men's Basketball Looks to Remain Perfect in IIAC Play The Buena Vista men’s basketball team is off to a solid 2-0 start in Iowa Conference play, and the Beavers look to keep that league record unblemished with a pair of tough road games coming up this week, beginning on Wednesday night at Simpson College (2-11, 0-2 IIAC).
January 14, 2014 Women's Basketball Looking to Bounce Back on the Road at Simpson The Buena Vista women’s basketball team looks to bounce back after a pair of tough losses to begin its Iowa Conference schedule. The Beavers (6-7, 0-2 IIAC) will begin that quest on Wednesday night at Simpson College (6-7, 1-1 IIAC).
January 11, 2014 Beaver Grapplers have Six Individuals Place at Hastings Tournament Six individuals placed in the top-six on Saturday for the Buena Vista wrestling team during the Hastings College Tournament. Junior Steve Gutschenritter helped lead the way with his third place effort.
January 11, 2014 Beavers Pull Away Late to Stay Perfect in IIAC Play with Win over Loras Cole Darrow turned in a game-high 18 points with Nick Clark right behind with 14, as Buena Vista used a critical 16-0 run midway through the second half to take control and finish with a 77-64 victory over visiting Loras College on Saturday afternoon.
January 11, 2014 Loras Tops Beavers in Hard Fought Women's Hoops Game, 83-79 Susan Kies turned in a game-high 22 points, while Shelby Wiederhoeft added 13 points and 10 rebounds, but it wasn't quite enough in the end as Loras College hung on for an 83-79 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.
January 9, 2014 Men's Basketball Wins IIAC Opener at Coe College 69-61 Brett Heitkamp turned in his first double-double of the year with 11 points and 10 rebounds, as Cole Darrow and Alex Savage also added 11 points each, and the trio helped lead the Buena Vista men's basketball team to a thrilling 69-61 road win at Coe College in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
January 8, 2014 Late Surge by Coe Sends BVU to a 74-61 Loss in IIAC Opener Coe College used a key 17-0 run over a three-minute span late in the second half to pull away and send the Buena Vista women's basketball team to a 74-61 loss in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
January 8, 2014 Beaver Grapplers Wrestle Tough in 36-12 Loss to Dakota Wesleyan Slade Stiles (125) and Austin Hayes (174) each picked up pins for Buena Vista on Wednesday night which wrestled tough against NAIA #11 Dakota Wesleyan, but it was the Tigers picking up a three pins and a pair of narrow decisions down the stretch for the 36-12 victory.
January 7, 2014 Beavers to Begin IIAC Title Defense on Wednesday against Kohawks The Buena Vista men's basketball team will begin its defense of the Iowa Conference regular season title when it takes the floor on Wednesday night at Coe College for the 2014 IIAC opener.
January 7, 2014 Women's Hoops to Tip-off IIAC Schedule Wednesday at Coe College The Buena Vista women's basketball team will take the floor on Wednesday night looking to get the Iowa Conference schedule off on the right foot when it travels to Coe College to face the Kohawks.
January 7, 2014 Beavers to Open Home Schedule on Wednesday against Dakota Wesleyan The Buena Vista wrestling team returns to action on Wednesday night and will also begin the home portion of its 2013-14 dual schedule when it welcomes Dakota Wesleyan into Siebens Fieldhouse for a 7:00pm start.
January 6, 2014 Gilley Named the IIAC Female Athlete of the Week The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its first weekly honors in 2014 on Monday evening, and Buena Vista senior center Malarie Gilley has been recognized as the league's Female Athlete of the Week.
January 6, 2014 Men's Soccer Team Earns IIAC Fair Play Award for 2013 Season The Buena Vista men's soccer team was awarded the Iowa Conference's Fair Play Award as announced by the league office on Friday, January 3, 2014.
January 4, 2014 Men's Basketball Fall in Heartbreaking Fashion, 86-84, at Northwestern (IA) The Buena Vista men's basketball team built a 23-point first half lead at Northwestern College on Saturday afternoon, but the Red Raiders cut the deficit to eight at the half before capping the comeback with 10 seconds left to edge the Beavers, 86-84.
January 4, 2014 Women's Basketball Loses Tough 86-81 Non-Conference Contest to Iowa Wesleyan The Buena Vista women's basketball team overcame an 18-point second half deficit to take a late two-point lead, but Iowa Wesleyan was able to hold on in the end and capture an 86-81 victory over the Beavers on Saturday afternoon inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 3, 2014 Broll Named a Finalist for the Prestigious IIAC Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Former Buena Vista wrestler, Brian Broll, has been named one of three finalist to received the prestigious Duane Schroeder IIAC Athlete of the Year Award, for the 2012-13 academic year.
December 30, 2013 Shatto Takes Runner-up Honors to Highlight Holiday Tournament for Beaver Wrestlers Junior Shatto picked up a runner-up finish at the Florida Citrus Tournament over the holiday weekend to help highlight the list of eight Beaver wrestlers who placed in the top-eight of the event, as BVU tallied a sixth-place finish as a team.
December 30, 2013 Clark's Late Three Helps Lift Beavers Past Alma (Mich.) 87-84 Moments after Alma had tied it with one of its 11 three-point buckets in the contest, Buena Vista sophomore Nick Clark had an answer of his own, knocking down the game-winning three-point bucket from the top of the key with only 1.6 seconds left to help send the Beavers past the Scots, 87-84, on Monday evening in the consolation game of the Nicolet National Bank Holiday Tournament, hosted by St. Norbert College.
December 29, 2013 Beavers Fall to Viterbo on Sunday, 77-67 Nick Clark turned in 18 points with Cole Darrow adding 16 points and six rebounds, but the Buena Vista men's basketball team fell 77-67 on Sunday evening to Viterbo University in the opening game of the Nicolet National Bank Holiday Tournament, hosted by St. Nortbert College.
December 28, 2013 Beavers Start Fast and Hand Bethel its First Loss of the Season Jade Vlotho scored a game-high 19 points and Malarie Gilley followed with 17 points and 17 rebounds to help lead Buena Vista past Bethel University in a non-conference game inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon, 78-69.
December 14, 2013 Men's Basketball Falls 95-68 at UW-Superior The Buena Vista men's basketball team couldn't overcome a tough shooting performance on the road on Saturday night, as UW-Superior broke open the game in the second half en route to a 95-68 victory over the Beavers.
December 13, 2013 Basketball Teams Ranking High in Several National Statistical Categories Now with the season in full swing for both the Buena Vista men’s and women’s basketball teams, the Beavers find themselves ranked high in several offensive categories, while also seeing a few players ranking among the best in the country.
December 8, 2013 Four Beavers Place in Top-8 of BVU Open The Buena Vista wrestling team got to compete on its home site for the first time all season on Saturday by hosting the annual BVU Open. A total of 16 different teams had wrestlers competing in the day-long event.
December 7, 2013 Men's Basketball Wins Fourth Straight after Getting Past the Eagles 76-65 In a game that was tight from start to finish, the Buena Vista men's basketball team was able to pull away late in the second half en route to a 76-65 victory over visiting Northwestern-St. Paul and pick up its fourth straight win overall.
December 7, 2013 Women's Basketball Comes up Short in a Shootout with Northwestern-St. Paul, 110-100 Malarie Gilley turned in 24 points with Susan Kies right behind with 20, but it wasn't quite enough on Saturday afternoon as Northwestern-St. Paul edged the Buena Vista women's basketball team in a shoot-out, 110-100.
December 5, 2013 Beavers Fall to #8 Kohawks in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team had the tough task of opening its Iowa Conference schedule on the road at #8 Coe College on Thursday night and saw the Kohawks earn bonus points in 9-of-10 matches en route to a 53-0 victory.
December 4, 2013 Men's Basketball Starts Fast in Convincing Win over Martin Luther Junior Greg Sibenaller turned in a career-high 22 points, while Nick Wuebker added 15 points and 11 rebounds, to help lead the Buena Vista men's basketball team to a commanding 108-55 non-conference home win over Martin Luther on Tuesday night.
December 4, 2013 Beavers Hold off Martin Luther College, 88-74 Senior Susan Kies turned in a game-high 22 points, while fellow senior Malarie Gilley added 13 points and a career-high 24 rebounds, and the Buena Vista women's basketball team held off Martin Luther on Tuesday night, 88-74.
December 3, 2013 Clark Named the Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista sophomore point guard Nick Clark has been named the Iowa Conference’s Male Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league office late Monday evening.
November 30, 2013 Women's Basketball Rolls Past Illinois Tech, 111-43 Junior Shelby Wiederhoeft scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds, as Buena Vista had 15 players score on Saturday afternoon during a 111-43 victory over Illinois Tech to close out play at the Simpson College Classic.
November 30, 2013 Men's Basketball Catches Fire from Downtown in Win over #20 UW-Platteville The Buena Vista men's basketball team made its first 11 three-point shots on Saturday afternoon, and the stellar shooting throughout helped the Beavers knock of #20 UW-Platteville, 98-80, in its home opener inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
November 29, 2013 Beavers Dealt 84-60 Loss by Grand View at Simpson Classic The Buena Vista women's basketball team couldn't overcome a 21-5 run by Grand View to end the first half on Friday evening, and the Vikings went on to top the Beavers, 84-60, snapping BVU's three-game win streak.
November 26, 2013 Long Range Shooting Sends Women's Hoops past Bethany Lutheran Senior Susan Kies turned in a game-high 35 points, including five three-pointers, while freshman Sidney Beckman also buried a career-best five long range buckets, to help send the Buena Vista women's basketball team past Bethany Lutheran on Tuesday night, 99-72.
November 25, 2013 Gilley Named the Iowa Conference Female Athlete of the Week The Iowa Conference announced tonight that Buena Vista senior center Malarie Gilley has been named the IIAC Female Athlete of the Week, for the period ending November 24.
November 24, 2013 Men's Basketball Takes Third at UW-Oshkosh Tournament with 100-62 Win over Finlandia A total of 12 players scored and 11 played at least 10 minutes for the Buena Vista men's basketball team on Sunday afternoon, as the Beavers captured a third-place finish at the Hilton Garden Inn Tournament, hosted by UW-Oshkosh, with a commanding 100-62 victory over Finlandia.
November 24, 2013 Garcia, Nelson and Heard All Place in Silver Division of Brute-Adidas Open Ernesto Garcia (125), Andrew Nelson (174) and Demetrius Heard (197) all placed in the top-six in their respective weight classes of the silver division on Saturday during the annual Brute-Adidas Open, hosted by Augsburg College.
November 24, 2013 Men's Basketball Edged 100-94 by Clarke University The Buena Vista men's basketball saw a 16-point halftime lead fade away early in the second half on Saturday night, and the Beavers were then edged late by Clarke University, 100-94, during the opening game of the UW-Oshkosh Tournament.
November 23, 2013 Women's Basketball Rolls Past Whittier, 108-82, during Beth Baker Classic Malarie Gilley and Lexi Fisher each posted career-highs in scoring, and Buena Vista shot 59 percent overall from the field, as the Beavers rolled past Whittier on Saturday afternoon, 108-82.
November 22, 2013 Beavers Clip St. Mary's (Ind.), 87-83, at Beth Baker Classic Five players scored in double figures for Buena Vista on Friday night, including senior Malarie Gilley and junior Shelby Wiederhoeft, who each recorded double-doubles, and the Beavers overcame an 11-point deficit to hang on and defeat St. Mary's (Ind.), 87-83, at the Beth Baker Classic, hosted by Wheaton College (Ill.).
November 21, 2013 Beavers Land 23 Student-Athletes on Fall Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its 2013 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team, and Buena Vista was represented with 23 student-athletes earning a spot on the team.
November 20, 2013 Beavers Drop First Dual of the Season, 39-7, to Concordia (Neb.) Junior Seth Shatto and sophomore Gable Bonner each tallied wins for the Buena Vista wrestling team as it began its dual meet schedule on Wednesday night at Concordia (Neb.), but it was the Bulldogs jumping out to the big early lead en route to a 39-7 victory over the Beavers.
November 20, 2013 Football Earns Eight All-IIAC Selections The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its postseason football awards today, and Buena Vista was well-represented by landing eight all-conference selections (seven different players). The total was tied for the third-most among the eight conference schools. Six of the seven players earned the honors for the first time in their respective careers.
November 20, 2013 Richards Earns Second Team All-IIAC Honors The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its 2013 All-IIAC Women's Soccer Teams today, and Buena Vista junior forward Sam Richards has been voted to the Second Team.
November 20, 2013 Collins and Bruch Selected to Play in Tazon de Estrellas For the second straight year, the Buena Vista football team will be represented on team Stars and Stripes during the Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars), which is scheduled for Saturday, December 21, in Monterrey, Mexico.
November 19, 2013 Ruth Named Honorable Mention All-IIAC The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its all-conference men's soccer teams on Tuesday evening, and Buena Vista junior defender Drake Ruth was voted as an Honorable Mention selection.
November 19, 2013 Nielsen Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior free safety Mason Nielsen came up big during his final collegiate contest and has been rewarded for his efforts on the field by being named this week’s Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending November 17.
November 16, 2013 Men's Basketball Falls 82-69 at Gustavus Adolphus Four players were in double figures for Buena Vista on Saturday night at Gustavus Adolphus, led by junior Cole Darrow's 16 points, but the Beavers came up on the short-end of an 82-69 contest with the Gusties.
November 16, 2013 Women's Basketball Dealt 84-67 Loss by #20 Cornell College Senior Malarie Gilley and junior Shelby Wiederhoeft each recorded double-doubles for Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, but it wasn't quite enough for the Beavers who fell to #20 Cornell College, 84-67, to wrap up play at the Cornell College Tip-off Tournament.
November 16, 2013 Stolen's Late Field Goal Gives BVU a Comeback Win over Dubuque to End Season Freshman Tyler Stolen, who had just minutes earlier converted a key onside kick to give Buena Vista the ball back, nailed a 25-yard field goal with 58 seconds left to help lift the Beaver football team to a thrilling 29-28 home victory over the University of Dubuque on Saturday afternoon. The game was the season finale for both teams.
November 18, 2013 Men's Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Regional Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team took part in the Central Regional Championships on Saturday in Northfield, Minn., and concluded its season by taking 22nd overall among the 26 teams. A total of 181 runners took part in the race.
November 16, 2013 Women's Basketball Edged in Season-Opener by Crusaders Seniors Susan Kies and Malarie Gilley each scored 15 points with sophomore Lexi Fisher adding 10, but it wasn't quite enough in the end, as NAIA #23 Clarke College held on in the final minutes for a 66-61 victory over the Beavers on day one of the Cornell College Tip-off Tournament.
November 15, 2013 Men's Basketball Drops Overtime Thriller to Tip-off Season Junior Cole Darrow turned in a game and career-high 34 points, including four three-point buckets, but the Buena Vista men's basketball team saw a late eight-point lead evaporate in regulation before falling at Augsburg College in overtime, 97-95, to open the 2013-14 season on Friday night.
November 15, 2013 Women's Hoops to Tip-off Season Tonight against Clarke University The Buena Vista women's basketball team will tip-off its 2013-14 season tonight when it plays Clarke Unviersity in the Cornell College Tip-off Tournament. Tip-off with the Crusaders is set for 8:00pm.
November 15, 2013 Women's Basketball Picked Seventh in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2013-14 IIAC Preseason Women's Basketball Coaches Poll on Friday afternoon with Buena Vista picked to finish in seventh.
November 15, 2013 Men's Basketball Picked Second in IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its 2013-14 Preseason Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll this morning, which has Buena Vista picked to finish second just behind the University of Dubuque.
November 15, 2013 Beaver Men to Tip-off Season Tonight at Augsburg The 2013-14 campaign is about to tip-off for the Buena Vista men's basketball team, as the Beavers will take the court tonight on the road at Augsburg College in a 7:30pm tip-off.
November 13, 2013 Beavers to Host Dubuque in Season Finale on Saturday The Buena Vista football team gets set to return home this Saturday after being away for the last two weeks and will take the field for the final time in 2013 when it plays host to the University of Dubuque inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
November 12, 2013 Beavers Fall to Mavericks in Final Tune-up Before Friday's Season Opener The Buena Vista women's basketball team traveled north to play NCAA Division II Minnesota State University-Mankato on Tuesday night in a game that was an exhibition game for the Beavers. The Mavericks, ranked 23rd in the preseason poll, built an early lead and never looked back en route to a 119-57 victory.
November 12, 2013 Brown Named Male Athlete of the Week; Stolen Nets Special Team Honors for Third Time The Buena Vista football team was well recognized for their performance on Saturday afternoon by earning a pair of weekly Iowa Conference honors as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Quarterback Bobby Brown (Storm Lake, Iowa/Storm Lake) was named the IIAC Male Athlete of the Week, while punter/placekicker Tyler Stolen (Sioux City, Iowa/Bishop Heelan) was again named the IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week.
November 9, 2013 Wrestling Places Four at Knox College Invite to Begin Season The Buena Vista wrestling team put together a solid showingto begin its 2013-14 season on Saturday at the Knox College Invite, placing four individuals in the top-six, including a runner-up finish by senior Casey Paprocki.
November 9, 2013 Brown's TD as Time Expires Sends Beavers Past Simpson, 34-32 Trailing 32-28 with under a minute left, Buena Vista marched 80 yards down the field and got a four-yard touchdown run by quarterback Bobby Brown as time expired to send the Beavers to a thrilling 34-32 victory over Simpson College and give the team its first win over the Storm in Indianola since 1987.
November 8, 2013 Bardole Named Iowa Conference Volleyball Freshman of the Year The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its postseason volleyball awards today, and Buena Vista freshman Maddie Bardole (Granger, Iowa/Woodward-Granger) has been named the Iowa Conference Volleyball Freshman of the Year, as voted on by the league coaches.
November 7, 2013 Beaver Football Travels to Simpson Looking to Even IIAC Record With back-to-back wins now under its belt, the Buena Vista football team will look to even its Iowa Conference record this season when it makes its final road trip of the year this Saturday at Simpson College.
November 5, 2013 Stolen Repeats as IIAC Football Special Teams Performer of the Week For the second time in as many weeks, Buena Vista freshman punter/placekicker Tyler Stolen has been recognized by the Iowa Conference by being named the IIAC Football Special Teams Performer of the Week for the period ending November 3.
November 2, 2013 Football Uses Fast Start in 37-14 Win over Luther Buena Vista built a 21-0 first quarter lead and never looked back on Saturday afternoon at Luther College en route to a commanding 37-14 Iowa Conference road victory over the Norse.
November 2, 2013 Beavers Split Two Matches to Finish with Highest Single Season Win Total since 2005 The Buena Vista volleyball team split a pair of five-set matches on Saturday at the Gustavus Adolphus Triangular to wrap up its season, while posting the program's highest single-season win total since 2005.
November 2, 2013 Men's Cross Country Takes Seventh at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's cross country team placed seventh on Saturday during the IIAC Championships, but were only 12 points behind fifth place. Junior Alex Lamp was the team's top finisher, taking 37th overall.
October 31, 2013 Men's Basketball Going after Repeat IIAC Title in 2013-14 A roster full of young, talented and also experienced players make up the corps of this year’s Buena Vista men’s basketball team which is gearing up to defend the program’s eighth Iowa Conference Championship under head coach Brian Van Haaften.
October 31, 2013 Women's Basketball Excited to Begin 2013-14 Season After missing out on the Iowa Conference Tournament in each of the last two seasons for the first time in school history, the Buena Vista women’s basketball team is focused and determined to be back among those final six teams in 2013-14.
October 31, 2013 A Deeper Beaver Wrestling Team is Eager to Get 2013-14 Season Underway The Buena Vista wrestling team is inching closer to its November 9 season opener at the Knox College Invite, and head coach Sevond Cole has been extremely pleased with how his team is preparing itself for the upcoming season, especially with his group of young talented freshman.
October 30, 2013 Beaver Volleyball Ends IIAC Schedule with 3-0 Loss at Luther The Buena Vista volleyball team was playing its final Iowa Conference match of the year on Wednesday night at Luther, and it was the Norse hanging on to win the first set which eventually lifted them to a 3-0 victory over the Beavers.
October 30, 2013 Beavers Going after Back-to-Back wins this Saturday against Luther Fresh of its 34-0 home victory over visiting Loras College on Saturday, the Buena Vista football team is now focused on putting a string of wins together to close out the year, beginning this weekend when the Beavers square off with Luther College in a 1:00pm contest.
October 29, 2013 Beavers End Season with 3-1 Road Win at Coe College The Buena Vista men's soccer team led 1-0 at the half before scoring a pair of insurance goals near the end of the second half en route to a thrilling 3-1 Iowa Conference road victory at Coe College on Tuesday afternoon to end its 2013 campaign.
October 29, 2013 Women's Soccer Blanks Coe in Season Finale, 4-0 The Buena Vista women's soccer team wrapped up its 2013 campaign on Tuesday afternoon with an Iowa Conference road match at Coe College. The Beavers got a pair of goals from Kelsey O'Connor to help send the team past the Kohawks, 4-0, and give BVU its first IIAC victory of the year.
October 29, 2013 Stolen Named IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week Freshman punter/place kicker Tyler Stolen was recognized by the Iowa Conference on Tuesday morning by being named the league's Special Teams Performer of the Week, for the period ending October 27.
October 26, 2013 Beavers Come up Short against Spartans The Buena Vista men's soccer team was back on the road to continue its Iowa Conference schedule on Saturday night, and it was the Beavers coming up short against the University of Dubuque, falling 4-0.
October 26, 2013 Women's Soccer Handed 6-0 Loss at Dubuque The University of Dubuque scored three times in each half on Saturday evening and went on to hand the Buena Vista women's soccer team a 6-0 loss in Iowa Conference action.
October 26, 2013 Beavers Return Home and Shutout Duhawks on Parent's Day Sophomore running back Cody Cole rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Bobby Brown passed for 218 yards and two more scores, and the Buena Vista football team returned home to J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Parent's Day to pick up a commanding 34-0 victory over visiting Loras College (1-6, 0-4 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon.
October 24, 2013 Beavers Return Home to Face Loras on Saturday for Parent's Day For the third consecutive week to begin the Iowa Conference schedule, the Buena Vista football team has had its game decided on the final possession or two of the fourth quarter after being dealt a gut-wrenching 23-13 road loss at Central College last Saturday. The team looks to end that string of recent hard luck when it hosts Loras College (1-5, 0-3 IIAC) this Saturday inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 24, 2013 Volleyball Drops Heartbreaker to Loras in Home Finale The Buena Vista volleyball team looked to close out its home schedule on a strong note, while also putting itself into solid position for an Iowa Conference Tournament bid, but the Beavers saw a 2-0 lead evaporate as it fell to visiting Loras College on Wednesday night, 3-2.
October 24, 2013 Women's Soccer Drops 4-0 Match to Gustavus Adolphus to Wrap up Home Schedule Gustavus Adolphus scored twice in each half and held the Buena Vista women's soccer team to only two shots in the match, as the Gusties put a damper on the home finale for the Beavers with a 4-0 victory.
October 21, 2013 Cobbers Turn in Second Half Goal to Edge Beavers, 1-0 The Buena Vista men's soccer team closed out its 2013 home schedule on Monday night by hosting Concordia-Moorhead, but it was the Cobbers finding the back of the net 10 minutes into the second half to edge the Beavers, 1-0.
October 19, 2013 Dutch Score Twice in Each Half to Top Beavers on Senior Day Tyler Smaha turned in his second goal of the season on Saturday afternoon against Central, but it was too-little-too-late, as Central College, which scored twice in each half, hung on and topped the Buena Vista men's soccer team, 4-1.
October 19, 2013 Women's Soccer Dealt 7-0 Loss to Central on Saturday Central College scored twice over the final three minutes of the first half and twice more over the first two minutes of the second en route to a 7-0 Iowa Conference victory over the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Saturday afternoon.
October 19, 2013 Beavers Lose Heartbreaker on the Road to the Dutch Central blocked a potential game-tying field goal attempt from 23 yards out and returned it for a touchdown with under two minutes to play, to secure the 23-13 victory over the Beavers on Saturday afternoon in Pella.
October 18, 2013 Volleyball Secures Program's First Winning Season since 2005 The Buena Vista volleyball team turned in a solid night offensively on Friday, and that helped propel the team to a pair of victories during the Waldorf College Invite against Valley City (N.D.) and Mayville State, respectively.
October 16, 2013 Beavers Drop 5-2 Non-Conference Match to UW-River Falls UW-River Falls took a 3-0 lead into halftime and added two more insurance goals in the second half, as the Falcons held off the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Wednesday evening, 5-2.
October 16, 2013 Football Has Sights Set on Notching Key Road Win at Central The Buena Vista football team (0-5, 0-2 IIAC) began its strong finish a year ago with a thrilling 30-25 home victory over Central College, and the team is looking to do the same thing again in 2013 as it goes on the road to play the Dutch (2-3, 0-2 IIAC) this Saturday.
October 15, 2013 Central Comes back and Tops Beaver Volleyball in Four Sets The Buena Vista volleyball team took set one, 25-21, on Tuesday night at Central College in search of its second league win of the year, but the Dutch came back to win three straight (25-20, 25-21, 25-21) and take the match, 3-1.
October 14, 2013 Salisbury Named IIAC Volleyball Defensive Performer of the Week Junior defensive specialist/libero Taylor Salisbury has been recognized for her efforts on the court over the past week by being named the Iowa Conference Volleyball Defensive Performer of the Week for the period ending October 13.
October 13, 2013 Rosales Scores Game-Winner Late in Second Half to Lift BVU Past St. Mary's (Minn.), 1-0 It was a tough defensive battle throughout with a handful of nice saves at both ends, but it was Buena Vista getting a nice feed from Kwame Antwi to Juan Rosales deep in the box to break a scoreless game late in the second half and give the Beavers a thrilling 1-0 non-conference victory over visiting St. Mary's University (Minn.) on Sunday evening.
October 13, 2013 Women's Soccer Handed 7-0 Loss by #16 Loras College Loras College scored three first half goals and added four more over the final 45 minutes en route to a 7-0 Iowa Conference victory over the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Saturday afternoon.
October 13, 2013 Men's Soccer Falls 5-1 to #18 Loras College Tyler Smaha put the Buena Vista men's soccer team on the board with 10 minutes left in the contest, but #18 Loras College had built a 3-0 halftime lead before adding two more in the second for the 5-1 victory.
October 13, 2013 Brown Tosses Four Touchdown Passes but Beavers Edged by Wartburg Quarterback Bobby Brown threw a career-high four touchdown passes and junior Adam Cave hauled in a career-high 11 catches for 133 yards and two scores, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Beavers fell on the road to Wartburg College, 37-29.
October 13, 2013 Men's Cross Country Back in Action at Briar Cliff Invite The Buena Vista men's cross country team was back out on the course for the first time since hosting the BVU Invite on September 20, and the team had a pair of runners finish in the top-40 of the 133-man field en route to an 8th place overall team finish.
October 13, 2013 Volleyball Splits a Pair of Matches at Carleton College Triangular The Buena Vista volleyball team picked up a four-set victory to begin the day over UW-Superior before losing a five-set heartbreaker to the host school after having won the first two sets.
October 10, 2013 Volleyball Returns Home and Earns 3-0 Win over Martin Luther The Buena Vista volleyball team returned to Siebens Fieldhouse on Thursday night and fought hard throughout its non-conference match against Martin Luther to hold off the Knights in three sets (25-22, 25-15, 26-24).
October 10, 2013 Football Goes on the Road Looking to Even IIAC Record For the first time since traveling to UW-Platteville to open the season, the Buena Vista football team will be on the road to play a football game, traveling to Wartburg College this Saturday afternoon looking to even its Iowa Conference record.
October 9, 2013 Softball has Eight Players Earn NFCA Scholar All-American Honors The Buena Vista softball team had eight players from the 2013 season named All-America Scholar-Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
October 8, 2013 Men's Soccer Drops Thrilling 2-1 Non-Conference Slate at Bethany Lutheran Luis Salazar put BVU on the board late in the second half, and the Beavers came close to tying the match in the closing minutes, but came up short with a ball that hit the cross bar, and the team fell, 2-1, on Tuesday night at Bethany Lutheran.
October 8, 2013 Wartburg Takes IIAC Match from Beaver Volleyball in Three Sets The Buena Vista volleyball team was back in Iowa Conference play on Tuesday night at Wartburg College, and it was the Knights who pulled away late in both the first and third set en route to a three-set victory over the Beavers.
October 8, 2013 Women's Soccer Comes Back to Earn a 1-1 2OT Tie against Bethany Lutheran Sam Richards scored her third goal of the year midway through the second half to tie the match at 1-1, and that proved to be the final scoring of the contest, as the Buena Vista women's soccer team earned a 1-1 2OT tie on the road at Bethany Lutheran on Tuesday evening.
October 5, 2013 Men's Soccer Blanked 6-0 at Simpson College Simpson College led just 2-0 at the half, but it was the Storm, which out-shot the Beavers, 22-5, in the match adding four more goals over the final 45 minutes en route to the 6-0 Iowa Conference victory.
October 5, 2013 Simpson Rallies Late to Edge Women's Soccer, 3-2 Simpson College scored twice in the span of a minute late in the second half to come back and top the Buena Vista women's soccer team on Saturday evening, 3-2.
October 5, 2013 Women's Golf Finishes Sixth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's golf team held off a final round rally by the University of Dubuque and remained sixth to close out the 2013 Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships on Saturday afternoon at Elmcrest Golf Course in Cedar Rapids.
October 5, 2013 Beavers Edged Late at Home by #20 Coe College in IIAC Opener Coe College scored twice in the game's final 2:11 to break a 7-7 contest and hold on to edge the Buena Vista football team on Saturday afternoon on Homecoming Weekend, 21-7. The game was the Iowa Conference opener for both teams.
October 4, 2013 Women's Golf Remains Sixth after Third Round of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista women's golf team was back out on the course on Friday for round three of the 2013 Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships held at Elmcrest Country Club. BVU remains in sixth place heading into Saturday's final round.
October 4, 2013 Beavers Take the Field against #20 Coe College in Saturday's IIAC Opener The Buena Vista football team went 4-1 down the stretch in Iowa Conference play in 2012, and the team is excited to pick up where it left off last season when it begins the IIAC schedule on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium against 20th-ranked Coe College. It’s also the Homecoming Game for the Beavers.
October 3, 2013 Volleyball Suffers Tough Loss to NAIA #16 Dordt College The Buena Vista volleyball team stepped out of conference play to play its second match in three days on Thursday evening, but the comeback effort came up a little short against Dordt College with the Beavers falling in four sets.
October 3, 2013 IIAC Women's Individual Tournament Cancelled due to Forecast Inclement Weather Due to the forecast for inclement and unplayable weather conditions in and around the Decorah, Iowa, area over the next couple of days, the 2013 Iowa Conference Individual Women's Tennis Tournament scheduled for Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5, has been cancelled and will not be made up. Luther College was to be the host for this year's event.
October 2, 2013 Men's Soccer Hangs Tough in 2-0 Loss to Wartburg Wartburg College got a late goal in the first half for a 1-0 lead at the break before adding a second midway through the final half en route to a 2-0 victory over the Buena Vista men's soccer team on Wednesday night.
October 2, 2013 Women's Soccer Suffers 9-0 Loss to Wartburg Wartburg College built a 5-0 halftime lead and never looked back on Wednesday evening, as the Knights came into J. Leslie Rollins Stadium and handed the Buena Vista women's soccer team a 9-0 Iowa Conference setback.
October 1, 2013 Volleyball Handed First Home Loss of Year by Coe College Freshman Maddie Bardole led all players with 17 kills to lead the Buena Vista volleyball team on Tuesday night, but it wasn't quite enough, as the Beavers couldn't overcome a tough hitting night as they fell at home to Coe College, 3-1.
September 28, 2013 Seda's Career-Round of 89 Highlights Day for Women's Golf The Buena Vista women's golf team was one of four teams to improve on their opening round score from Friday, and the Beavers did so in a strong way by shaving 13 strokes off that total, led by a career-round from senior Nora Seda.
September 28, 2013 Men's Golf off to Solid Start in Round 1 of Twin Cities Classic Sophomore John Bral fired a two-over 74 with Jaxson Armstrong only one shot behind, and the duo helped lead the Buena Vista men's golf team on Saturday as the team teed-off round one of the Twin Cities Classic. BVU is tied for 12th overall.
September 28, 2013 Men's Soccer Shutout at Luther in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista men's soccer team began Iowa Conference play with a road match at Luther College on Saturday afternoon, but it was the Norse who out-shot the Beavers, 24-0, in the contest en route to a 7-0 victory.
September 28, 2013 Women's Soccer Falls at Luther College in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista women's soccer team began the Iowa Conference portion of its schedule on Saturday afternoon at Luther and it was the Norse who scored four times in each half en route to the 8-1 victory over the Beavers.
September 28, 2013 Volleyball Goes 3-1 at IIAC/NACC Crossover to Improve to 12-4 Overall The Buena Vista volleyball team won three of its four matches at the inaugural IIAC/NACC Crossover this weekend inside of Just A Game Fieldhouse at Wisconsin, Dells, Wis.
September 27, 2013 Women's Golf Sits Sixth after Opening Round of IIAC Championships Senior Megan Sweeney matched a career-low round of 91 on Friday and is tied with teammate Jasey Zander in 23rd place to help lead the Buena Vista women's golf team during the first 18 holes of the 2013 Iowa Conference Championships held at Pheasant Ridge Golf Club in Cedar Falls.
September 27, 2013 Women's Golfers to Tee-Off at IIAC Championships The 2013 Iowa Conference Women's Golf Championships gets underway today and Saturday with the first 36 holes of play in Cedar Falls. The final two rounds are set for next Friday and Saturday, October 4 & 5 in Cedar Rapids.
September 25, 2013 Strong Offensive Effort Lifts Men's Soccer Past Cornell College The Buena Vista men's soccer team turned in a strong offensive performance on Wednesday night against visiting Cornell College, out-shooting the Rams, 31-3, and scoring multiple goals in each half en route to a 5-1 non-conference victory.
September 25, 2013 Flames Pull Away in Second Half of 6-0 Victory over Beavers The Buena Vista women's soccer team was held to only six total shots on Wednesday afternoon, as the College of St. Mary scored three goals in each half of a 6-0 non-conference victory over the Beavers inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 25, 2013 BVU Athletics Takes Large Role in Hosting the Unified Sports Day Several Buena Vista University student-athletes and coaches took time out of their day on Thursday, September 19, to help host a special Unified Sports Day inside of Siebens Fieldhouse and the Lamberti Recreation Center for regional special needs children.
September 24, 2013 Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller over Spartans The Buena Vista volleyball team overcame a 2-1 deficit at home to the University of Dubuque on Tuesday night and snapped a 23-match Iowa Conference losing streak with a thrilling five-set triumph over the visiting Spartans.
September 23, 2013 Wiederhoeft Named IIAC Volleyball Defensive Performer of the Week Buena Vista junior Shelby Wiederhoeft has been recognized for her play on the court over the past week, by being tabbed as the Iowa Conference Volleyball Defensive Performer of the Week, for the period ending, September 22. She's the first player on the program to receive such recognition since Jess Griggs was named the Volleyball Player of the Week back in 2004.
September 25, 2013 Myers Leads Women's Golf with First Place Effort at Iowa Lakes Invite The Buena Vista women's golf team was back out on the course on Sunday and placed second of three teams during the Iowa Lakes Fall Invite. Megan Myers helped lead the way by tying for first overall, following a round of 91.
September 22, 2013 Men's Soccer Edged by Presentation College on Sunday The Buena Vista men's soccer team turned in 32 shots to only four by Presentation College on Sunday afternoon, but it was the Saints converting on their second attempt of the contest early in the second half to clip the Beavers, 1-0.
September 21, 2013 Football Topped 47-14 at Home to #7 Bethel Seventh-ranked Bethel University (Minn.) got a balanced performance with 274 rushing yards and 286 more through the air, and broke the game open in the third quarter in route to a 47-14 victory over the Beavers inside of J, Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
September 20, 2013 Women's Soccer Shutout at Webster Webster scored twice in the first 11 minutes of the match and went on to add three more in the second half to post a 5-0 non-conference victory over the Beavers on Friday night.
September 20, 2013 Beavers Chalk up Two More Wins at Grinnell Triangular The Buena Vista volleyball team improved to 8-3 overall on Friday night by winning two more matches during the Grinnell College Triangular. BVU began play with a three-set triumph over the host Pioneers before knocking off William Penn in four sets.
September 20, 2013 Kobs and Muenchow Take Part in BVU Invite Mikayla Kobs and Courtney Muenchow represented the Buena Vista women's cross country team by running in the annual BVU Invite on Friday afternoon out at Sunrise Point Golf Course.
September 20, 2013 Men's Cross Country Runs Strong on Home Course The Buena Vista men's cross country team turned in a solid effort on Friday afternoon, placing four individuals in the top 10, including a runner-up performance from freshman Johnathon Surber, as the Beavers went on to place second among the three teams that took part in the annual BVU Invite held out at Sunrise Point Golf Course.
September 18, 2013 Simpson Sweeps Beavers in Wednesday's IIAC Opener The Buena Vista volleyball team opened Iowa Conference play on the road Wednesday night, but it was Simpson College getting past the Beavers in three sets, 25-16, 25-20, 25-18.
September 18, 2013 Beavers to Entertain #7 Bethel in Final Non-Conference Game The Buena Vista football team will wrap up arguably one of the toughest non-conference schedules in Division III this Saturday, when the Beavers entertain #7 Bethel University inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 18, 2013 Four Individuals Formally Inducted into BVU Athletics Hall of Fame Jacque Jerkovich '84, Randy Lewis '90, Nick Beard '02 and Jessica (Jensen) Carney '03 were all officially inducted into the BVU Athletics Hall of Fame during halftime ceremonies of the Concordia-Moorhead vs. Buena Vista football game on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
September 18, 2013 Annual Take a Kid to the Game Day set for September 21 against Bethel The Buena Vista athletic department, in conjunction with the NCAA, will host the annual Take a Kid to the Game Day event this Saturday, September 21, as the Beavers will host #8 Bethel University inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 17, 2013 Wood Scores Three Times to Lift Women's Soccer over Dordt Buena Vista freshman Naomi Wood scored a career-high three goals on Tuesday night, helping to lift the Beavers to a 5-2 home victory over visiting Dordt College on a cloudy, wet and cool night under the lights inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 15, 2013 Women's Golf Continues Fall Schedule at Midwest DIII Classic The Buena Vista women's golf team was one of 16 teams to take part in the annual two-day DIII Classic on Saturday and Sunday at the Jewell Golf Club in Lake City, Minn.
September 15, 2013 Men's Soccer Rolls to 6-0 Road Win at Rockford Joey Stivers scored two goals, while Kwame Antwi and Tyler Lafferty each added a goal and an assist, and the Buena Vista men's soccer team cruised to a 6-0 road victory at Rockford University on Sunday afternoon.
September 14, 2013 Women's Tennis Splits a Pair of IIAC Road Matches The Buena Vista women's tennis team was on the road for the first time this season on Saturday, and the Beavers finished the day by splitting a pair of Iowa Conference matches, including a 6-3 triumph over the University of Dubuque.
September 14, 2013 Cobbers Edge Beavers 21-13 in Home Opener for BVU Concordia-Moorhead got touchdown plays of 85 and 42 yards, respectively, in the first quarter, and that proved to be the difference in the ball game, as the Cobbers hung on in the end to top BVU, 21-13, on Saturday afternoon. The game was the 2013 home opener for the Beavers.
September 13, 2013 Men's Soccer Can't Overcome Quick Start by Marian in 5-2 Loss The Buena Vista men's soccer team dug itself into a 3-0 hole just five minutes into the match on Friday evening at Marian Univ. (Wis.) and came eventually came up on the short end of a 5-2 loss.
September 13, 2013 AIB Hands Women's Soccer a 6-1 Loss on Thursday Sophomore Tori Carson recorded her second goal of the season on Thursday night, but it would prove to be not enough, as AIB followed with four second half goals to break open a 2-1 contest and top the Beavers, 6-1.
September 11, 2013 Volleyball Comeback Falls Short in 3-1 Loss at William Penn The Buena Vista volleyball team fell behind 2-0 at William Penn before bouncing back with a 25-21 win in the third set, but it was the Statesmen holding on for the thrilling 27-25 triumph in the fourth to take the match, 3-1.
September 11, 2013 Beavers Gearing up for Home Opener against the Cobbers The Buena Vista football team will step foot onto Peterson Field inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon for the first time this season when the Beavers host the Cobbers from Concordia-Moorhead.
September 10, 2013 Beavers Cruise to 3-0 Win over Bethany Lutheran in Home Opener The Buena Vista volleyball team continues its torrid start to the 2013 season after picking up a three-set win on Tuesday night over visiting Bethany Lutheran College (25-16, 25-15, 25-21). The match was the home opener for the Beavers.
September 9, 2013 Volleyball to Conduct a Poster Signing After Tuesday's Home Opener The Buena Vista volleyball team invites all fans to join them for a poster signing in the lobby of Siebens Fieldhouse following its match against Bethany Lutheran on Tuesday night, September 10.
September 8, 2013 Women's Golf Wraps up Wartburg Fall Invite The Buena Vista women's golf team wrapped up play on Sunday at the two-day Wartburg College Fall Invite at Centennial Oaks in Waverly. The Beavers finished 13th overall with a 747.
September 8, 2013 Men's Soccer Comes up Short in 3-2 Loss at Grinnell Kwame Antwi scored his fourth goal of the year for Buena Vista, but the Beavers were unable to overcome a 3-1 second half deficit, as Grinnell College hung on for a 3-2 non-conference victory on Sunday afternoon.
September 8, 2013 Women's Soccer Dealt 6-0 Loss at Grinnell Grinnell College scored five times in the first half, while holding the Buena Vista women's soccer team to only two total shots in the match, en route to a 6-0 victory over the Beavers on Sunday afternoon.
September 7, 2013 Beavers Hang Tough but Fall at #11 UW-P, 42-17 The Buena Vista football team got a late first half touchdown to get within 28-17 at the half, but the Beavers couldn't add to that total in the second half as #11 UW-P scored twice more to top BVU, 42-17.
September 6, 2013 Bral Leads BVU with a Fourth-Place Finish The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up its season-opening event on Friday afternoon by finishing seventh overall during the two-day Siouxland Invite. The final 18 holes were played at The Ridge in Sioux Center with Thursday's opening round held at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City.
September 6, 2013 Beaver Volleyball Chalks up Two More Wins It was an offensive attack at its best on Friday night for the Buena Vista volleyball team as it rolled off two more impressive wins, topping both Southwestern (Kan.) and the College of St. Mary by identical 3-0 scores.
September 4, 2013 Nebraska Wesleyan Scores Three Second Half Goals to Edge Beavers Rolando Zuniga scored his first goal in a Buena Vista uniform on Wednesday night, but it wasn't quite enough as Nebraska Wesleyan went on to follow with three unanswered goals for a 4-1 non-conference victory.
September 4, 2013 Volleyball Dealt 3-0 Loss at NAIA #23 Northwestern The Buena Vista volleyball team continued its road schedule to start the year on Wednesday night, but came up on the short end of a 3-0 contest at NAIA #23 Northwestern College.
September 4, 2013 Women's Soccer Handed 7-1 Loss by Nebraska Wesleyan Sam Richards put the Buena Vista women's soccer team on the board late in the first half, but the Beavers couldn't overcome an early 4-0 deficit en route to a 7-1 setback at Nebraska Wesleyan on Wednesday night.
September 4, 2013 Football Eager to Kick-Off Season on Saturday After a strong finish to the 2012 campaign, the Buena Vista football team returns 14 starters from a year ago and is focused on carrying that momentum into Saturday’s season-opener at UW-Platteville.
September 4, 2013 Antwi Named IIAC Men's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week Buena Vista freshman forward/midfielder Kwame Antwi has been recognized by the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) by being named its Men's Soccer Performer of the Week for the period ending, September 1.
September 1, 2013 Men's Soccer Loses Heartbreaker to Illinois College The Buena Vista men's soccer team played a man down nearly the entire second half and managed to take a slim 2-1 lead with less than five minutes to play, but Illinois College went on to score twice in the span of a minute to take a 3-2 lead with under two minutes to play, and hand the Beavers a tough loss in the final game of the BVU Classic.
September 1, 2013 Beavers Bounce Back with 2-1 Win over Lady Blues Freshman Naomi Wood converted a nice pass from Kelsey O'Connor for her first career goal, and it also proved to be the game-winner during Buena Vista's 2-1 home triumph over Illinois College on the final day of the BVU Classic.
August 31, 2013 Beavers Split Two Matches Saturday; Clayton Named All-Tournament The Buena Vista volleyball team won its third straight match to start the year on Saturday, hanging on to edge Olivet College, 3-2, before falling in three sets to Occidental College to wrap up the day. Senior Chelsea Clayton would represent the Beavers on the All-Tournament Team.
September 1, 2013 Women's Golf Wraps up Mount Mercy Invite The Buena Vista women's golf team shaved 30 strokes off of Friday's opening round to move up one spot to finish the season-opening Mount Mercy Fall Invitational on Saturday.
August 31, 2013 Knights Hand Women's Tennis First Loss of the Year The Buena Vista women's tennis team was looking for consecutive wins to start the year, but the Beavers came up a little short, as Wartburg College handed them their first loss, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon.
August 31, 2013 Volleyball Opens Season with a Pair of Triumphs The Buena Vista volleyball team opened its 2013 campaign on a strong note, tallying 88 kills and a .251 overall hitting percentage, en route to victories over Adrian and Lake Forest, respectively.
August 31, 2013 Antwi's Hat Trick Leads Men's Soccer to Shutout Win in Opener Freshman Kwame Antwi turned in three goals to earn his first career hat trick in his first career game, as the Buena Vista men's soccer team rolled past Martin Luther on Friday night, 4-0, in the season opener for both teams.
August 30, 2013 Women's Soccer Falls Short in Season Opener Sophomores Tori Carson and Aleasha Bibler each turned in goals for BVU on Friday night, but the Beavers couldn't quite overcome three first half goals by the Knights en route to a 5-2 setback in what was the season opener for both teams.
August 30, 2013 Women's Soccer Looking to Build off Success of Last Season The Buena Vista women’s soccer team has increased its overall win total in each of the last four years, including a school record 10 wins a season ago. The Beavers, with a new face at the helm, look to keep that momentum going and take the next step toward reaching its first-ever Iowa Conference Tournament berth in 2013.
August 30, 2013 Men's Soccer Opens Season against Martin Luther in BVU Classic The Buena Vista men's soccer team gets its 2013 season underway by hosting Martin Luther College on Friday, August 30 on the first day of the annual BVU Classic.
August 29, 2013 Halverson Era Begins with Big Win over Storm The Buena Vista women's tennis team shrugged off the heat and humidity on Thursday afternoon, as the Beavers used solid play the entire match to help give head coach Rick Halverson a big 7-2 victory over visiting Simpson College in his BVU coaching debut.
August 29, 2013 Cross Country Season Opener for Friday Canceled Due to the extreme lingering heat over the next few days, the Simpson College Bill Buxton Cross Country Invitational scheduled for Friday, August 30 has been canceled and will not be made up.
August 28, 2013 Women's Tennis Kicks-off Season on Thursday The Buena Vista women’s tennis team qualified for the six-team Iowa Conference Tournament a year ago for the first time, and the team is looking to take the success and experienced during the regular season into a 2013 campaign in which it sees a strong nucleus of that group back.
June 19, 2013 Four New Members set for Induction into BVU Athletics Hall of Fame The Buena Vista Athletics Hall of Fame will induct four new members during halftime ceremonies of the BVU vs. Concordia-Moorhead football game on Saturday, September 14. Jacque Jerkovich SL'84, Randy Lewis SL'90, Nick Beard SL'02 and Jessica (Jensen) Carney SL'03 will join the illustrious group as the Class of 2013.
May 29, 2013 Gustad and McCadams Receive All-IIAC Honors The Buena Vista men’s tennis team has been recognized for posting its best overall season in the last 15 years by landing an all-conference player for the first time since 2002 and also landing Iowa Conference Co-Coach of the Year accolades.
May 28, 2013 Ringblom Lands Spot on ABCA All-Region Second Team Buena Vista junior righthander Jon Ringblom (Omaha, Neb./Ringblom) has added to his postseason accolades for the year by being voted to the 2013 Rawlings All-Central Region Baseball Second Team by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA).
May 25, 2013 Woodson Finishes 16th in Prelims of 800 Meter Run Buena Vista sophomore Seth Woodson wrapped up a strong season for the Buena Vista track and field program on Friday night at the NCAA DIII Outdoor Track and Field Championships, as he took 16th in the preliminary race of the 800 meter run. The top 17 runners in the race were separated by only three seconds.
May 20, 2013 Wessels Tabbed Second Team All-Region by D3baseball.com The 2013 D3baseball.com All-Central Region Baseball Teams were announced on Monday morning and Buena Vista's Brandon Wessels (Palmer, Iowa/Manson Northwest Webster) was tabbed as a member of the Second Team.
May 20, 2013 Woodson Earns Bid to NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Sophomore Seth Woodson has officially secured his spot into the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships which take place from May 23-25 and hosted by the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He'll take part in the men's 800 meter run which runs on Friday.
May 17, 2013 Woodson's Record-Breaking Performance Highlights Night for BVU Sophomore Seth Woodson (Dysart, Iowa/Union) highlighted the night for the Buena Vista track and field team on Thursday night by placing third in the 800 meter run in a school-record time during the UW-La Crosse National Qualifying Meet.
May 16, 2013 Baseball Lands League-High Seven on All-IIAC Team Despite a tough ending to the season, the Buena Vista baseball team still has plenty to smile about after tying for a league-high seven players on this year’s Iowa Conference Baseball Team announced today by the league office. Regular season champion Wartburg College also had seven players recognized.
March 18, 2013 Broll Named Scholar All-American by NWCA Senior Brian Broll earned Scholar All-American accolades following the Division III Wrestling Championships this past weekend in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
May 8, 2013 Hayden Earns Second Team All-IIAC Accolades Buena Vista sophomore Stephanie Hayden has been voted to the All-Iowa Conference Second Team, as announced by the league office Tuesday night.
March 18, 2013 Nordquist Tabbed Second Team All-District by NABC The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today its 2013 All-District Men's Basketball Teams, which recognize the best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division and are selected by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division III. Senior Wes Nordquist was named to the Second Team, marking the second straight time he earned such recognition.