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’Hawks bow out in round two

March 11, 2016

By Adam Reed March 9, 2016 A championship run for the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-8 overall) was not to be this year; the team saw its season end in the second round of the NCAA national tournament on March 5. The Warhawks backed into the tournament on a three-game skid, but were able to g...

Ranked squad starts strong

December 10, 2015

By Kali Schmieding and Justin St. Peter Dec. 9, 2015 After missing last year’s NCAA tournament, the Warhawks women’s basketball team said they hope to make it back to back to the ‘big dance.’ Junior guard Andrea Olsen believes it is possible. “We really take pride in our goal to...

‘Hawks season cut short

‘Hawks season cut short

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Emily Leclair In the second time playing UW-Oshkosh in just seven days, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team ended its season with a first round WIAC Championship tournament loss to the Titans 66-59. The ’Hawks finished 13-13 overall and 8-8 in conference. “That’s...

‘Hawks go 2-0 on the week

‘Hawks go 2-0 on the week

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Evan Carlin The women’s basketball team came away with a double-digit 64-52 home victory against the UW-Stevens Point Pointers on Feb. 11. ’Hawks junior guard Abbie Reeves had a big performance, tallying 15 while freshman Kate McKay had 11.  This was the second meeting between...

Young Warhawks endure rough start to season

Young Warhawks endure rough start to season

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Justin St. Peter After four starters graduated from last year’s third place team, growing pains were expected for the Warhawks this year as they have lost as many games (five) this season as they did all of last year. The ’Hawks faced a tough stretch playing four teams that...

Reilly Stewart and Abbie Reeves lead team in first win

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Kali Schmieding The UW-Whitewater Warhawks women’s basketball team won their season opener with an 86-68 win over the University of Chicago Maroons at 2 p.m. on Nov. 14 in the Kachel Gym. In the first half the ’Hawks and Maroon’s were tied 9 different times. The game was...

Underclassmen set to lead team in 2014-15 season

Underclassmen set to lead team in 2014-15 season

November 12, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Paul Bressler The No. 14-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is not concerned with the lack of respect they are getting heading into the 2014-15 season. “It doesn’t matter what the rankings are,” junior guard Abbie Reeves said. “Those rankings come from our team...

Women’s Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

Women’s Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

April 2, 2014

  April 2, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Just one season ago, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team created magic in the Final Four. The team had fallen short, losing to undefeated DePauw University in the national championship game, but memories were made. This time around, the...

Roles reversed, down goes DePauw

Roles reversed, down goes DePauw

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham History repeated itself in one way, yet did not repeat itself in another on March 15 in the Elite Eight game against DePauw University, when the UW-Whitewater Warhawks defeated the Tigers, 88-71, for the right to move on to the Final Four. Nearly...

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks soar to another Final Four

Women’s Basketball Column: ‘Hawks soar to another Final Four

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The Warhawks overcame their demon, DePauw University, in the Elite Eight game on March 15. Just a season ago, in the national championship, the Tigers got the best of the ’Hawks, 69-51, completing their 34-0 perfect season. Fast forward nearly a year...

Women’s Basketball: ‘Hawks finish WIAC play a perfect 16-0

Women’s Basketball: ‘Hawks finish WIAC play a perfect 16-0

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Paul Bressler Head coach Keri Carollo not only tied former coach Diane Jones for the most wins in program history on Saturday afternoon, but also coached the sixth team in WIAC history to go undefeated in conference play. “It’s a great accomplishment for the program,”...

Women’s Basketball: ‘Hawks down UW-Superior, improve to 13-0 in WIAC play

February 8, 2014

  Feb. 8, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler The Warhawks women’s basketball team continued their undefeated run in the WIAC with an 86-73 win over UW-Superior Saturday afternoon in Kachel Gymnasium.  The game was the team’s annual Play4Kay game, which included raffling away an autographed Antonio Freeman jersey at halftime.  ...

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