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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...

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...

Feature: Merg beats more than just the buzzer

Feature: Merg beats more than just the buzzer

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham The stage could not have been bigger. With 3:04 remaining in regulation, the Warhawks’ women’s basketball team trailed Amherst College by 12 points in the 2013 Final Four. The ’Hawks had made zero 3-pointers in the game until the clock hit 2:49....

M/W Basketball: Hoops teams both sit at 21-3

M/W Basketball: Hoops teams both sit at 21-3

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Paul Bressler The No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team needs to take care of business against the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds on Feb. 12 if it wants any chance for at least a share of the WIAC crown. The Warhawks are second in the conference with one game left to...

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.  ...

Women’s Basketball: Carollo’s bunch now winners of nine straight

Women’s Basketball: Carollo’s bunch now winners of nine straight

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is preparing for a war against the formally ranked Pointers in a rematch from earlier in the season, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Stevens Point. The last time these two teams met on Dec. 11 the ’Hawks won...

Women’s Basketball Column: Warhawks no longer one-dimensional

Women’s Basketball Column: Warhawks no longer one-dimensional

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Kevin Cunningham Last season, head coach Keri Carollo led her women to their finest season in school history, finishing second in the NCAA Tournament, losing to undefeated DePauw University, 69-51. UW-Whitewater fell short to the Tigers, a team which shot 61 percent from...

Women’s Basketball: Warhawks lead by 30 at half, still perfect in WIAC play

January 26, 2014

  Jan. 25 By Daniel Schoettler The Warhawks women’s basketball team continued their dominance Saturday against the UW-River Falls Falcons with a 96-50 win to improve to 15-3 overall and 9-0 in WIAC play.  The win is also their ninth in a row and they remain perfect at home at 7-0. The game was close for the first ten m...

Women’s Basketball: Warhawks now relying on balanced attack, improve to 8-0 in WIAC play

January 23, 2014

  Jan. 22 By Daniel Schoettler The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team extended their winning streak to six games with their 84-75 win over UW-La Crosse on Wednesday night in Kachel Gym.  Both teams combined for 59 fouls, which resulted in a combined 50-71 from the free throw line. “W...

Women’s Basketball: Carollo’s club perfect in WIAC play

Women’s Basketball: Carollo’s club perfect in WIAC play

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014 By Justin St. Peter While most of the campus was home during winter break, the Warhawks’ women’s basketball team remained busy. The 17th-ranked `Hawks (according to d3hoops) went 5-2 during the break and have sole possession of the WIAC lead. Senior forward Amy Mandrell said...

Women’s Basketball: Warhawks hand Titans first loss of the season

January 10, 2014

  Jan. 8 By Daniel Schoettler The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team won a close WIAC game against the previously undefeated UW-Oshkosh Titans 72-66 Wednesday night in Kachel gym.  The win keeps the Warhawks undefeated in WIAC play so far this season at 4-0. “It feels good to win at home that’s the important th...

Women’s Basketball: Warhawks lose Mandrell, top Pointers at home 80-69

December 11, 2013

Dec. 11 By Ashley McCallum The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball (8-1 overall, 2-0 in WIAC) team faced the UW- Stevens Point Pointers (5-2 overall, 1-1 WIAC) at home Wednesday night. The ’Hawks beat the Pointers 80-69. “We knew it would be tough,” head coach Keri Carollo said. “[We also knew] it wa...

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