Written by on April 12, 2014 in Sports

The Iowa Wesleyan College track & field team started off strong in their first day at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational Friday.

The men’s 4x200m relay team of Raul Becerril, Anthony Harris, Michael Klostermann, and Duane Lee broke the school record that had stood since 1988.  The team placed 2nd, clocking in at 1:29.62.

Will Stephenson had an impressive day in the long jump.  Stephenson took 2nd, jumping 6.31m (20’8.5″).

The men’s Sprint Medley Relay team of Jeremiah Foley, Stephenson, Graham Wittrock, and Jake Ayers picked up 3 points for the Tigers, crossing the line in 3:54.95.  They finished 7th overall, but 6th among scoring teams.

The Tigers’ currently sit at 7th in the team standings with 19 points.  Action continues today at Western Illinois University.


The Iowa Wesleyan softball team lost both games of a doubleheader Friday to Spalding University.  The Tigers lost 5-4 and 13-8 to Spalding.  Games were played in Jacksonville, IL.

Game 1 LP Jillian Leutscher
Caitlin O’Neill 2-4, rbi
Mikalya Dwyer 1-3, 2 run home run
Haleigh Cowan 1-3, double
Kassie Vazquez 1-3, double
Andrea Bury and Ashley Stube, singles

Game 2
Jillian Leutscher LP in relief
Haleigh Cowan 3-4 3 doubles, 3 rbis
Caitlin O.Neill 2-4, rbi
Kristine Becks 2-2
Kassie Vazquez 1-3, double, rbi
Jllian Leutscher 1-3, double

The Tigers play again today, taking on Blackburn College in Carlinville, IL.



The first golf tournament of the year at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club is the Darrel Brown Memorial Tournament on April 27th at 10 a.m.  It’s a 3 man best shot, entry fee is $60 per team.


The city of Mt. Pleasant REC department is now taking Mail-in Registration’s for Summer Swim Lessons which start June, 3rd!

May 1st is Walk-in registrations for Summer Swimming Lessons!

Please check out our website for our available session times at


Mt. Pleasant Tournament Teams are sponsoring a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the High School on April 20th.

Ages 3rd grade-Adult  male and female.

If interested contact Ronnie Ashton at 931-2896 for more information.

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