Royal Purple

Women’s hoops stunned by home loss to rivals

Becky Raeder (Left) scrambles for the loose ball in the semifinal loss to UW-Oshkosh. She finished with five points and two assists in what could be her last home game in Warhawk colors.
March 2, 2020

The Whitewater women’s basketball team lost in the second round of the WIAC tournament on Thursday, Feb. 27 to eventual champion UW-Oshkosh. The game was tight in the first quarter, but got away from...

Conference Champions

The women's basketball team celebrates winning their ninth regular season conference championship after their win over Oshkosh.
Women’s basketball secures sixth championship in 12 seasons; on to WIAC tourney
February 24, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Women’s basketball team won both their games this week, clinching the WIAC Championship outright on Wednesday night over UW Oshkosh (15-10 [8-6 conf.]) with 75-71 victory. The Warhawks...

UW-Whitewater athletes honored during Senior Day win over UW-River Falls

Senior Becky Raeder (13) drives past Suzanne Gilreath to score a basket at the Kohl Center in November. She celebrated Senior Day, along with Megan Corcoran, during halftime of the game against UW-River Falls
Warhawks win two games this week, honor seniors at halftime
February 10, 2020

Becky Raeder has been a fixture in the Warhawk starting lineup, so when her name was announced as one of the five starters on Senior Day against UW-River Falls, it was no surprise. For the 84th time in...

Women’s hoops takes down Platteville before Oshkosh snaps winning streak

Sophomore Veronica Kieres (15) drives to the hoop off a screen by senior Becky Raeder (13) in the game against Platteville.
January 27, 2020

The Warhawk Women’s Basketball Team was unable to keep its remarkable winning streak alive because defending conference champion UW-Oshkosh knocked them off, winning 62-51. After a 67-52 victory over...

Women’s Basketball tips off season with wins

UW-W sophomore guard Veronic Kieres drives to the hoop against Concordia Chicago. The Cougars played multiple defensive fronts, trying to confuse the Warhawks. It caused turnovers, but also led to baskets.
November 18, 2019

The Warhawk Women’s Basketball Team opened the season with a win over the Calvin College Knights in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Nov. 12 before going 1-1 in the UW-Whitewater Tip-off Tournament, beating...

Lady ’Hawks win on road, fall to Thomas More

December 4, 2018

The No. 17 women’s basketball team had an up-and-down week with a victory at Augustana College Nov. 28 and  loss to No. 4 Thomas More University (Ky.) team Dec. 1 at Kachel Gymnasium. After entering...

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