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Storied bowling coach retires after 14 seasons

Storied bowling coach retires after 14 seasons

Matt Ellis, Women's Sports Journalist April 28, 2024

After 14 years of coaching the women’s bowling team for UW-Whitewater, veteran head coach Leann Sullivan has announced her retirement. Sullivan led many impressive Warhawk teams and is a three-time NCTA...

Junior Kelly Whipple continues to be a key part of Whitewater’s bowling team.

Whipple all in on Warhawk bowling

Gabe Sadoski, Asst. Women’s Sports Editor March 10, 2024

UW-Whitewater's bowling team struggled last month after an impressive start to the season but have since regrouped themselves at the perfect time.  Coming off a 13th place finish out of 18 teams in...

Junior Kelly Whipple continues to make a name for herself in the bowling world, proving herself every step of the way along her journey.

Striking the stage

Gabe Sadoski, Assistant Women’s Sports Editor February 11, 2024

The beginning journey that college students face differs for everyone. Their background places them in unique situations, generating different results. The mental guessing games that come with being alone...

Kelly Whipple poses for an action shot on the bowling team’s media day inside Warhawk Alley.

Bowling heads into break

Mikey Rottier, Men’s Sports Editor November 27, 2023

UW-Whitewater Women’s Bowling is one of the most interesting Warhawk athletic programs. Like other student-athletes, members of head coach Leann Sullivan’s bowling team commit to a grueling schedule....

The Womens Bowling team is already off to a hot start after winning their first tournament of the season. Senior Rebecca Howard has been a standout on the team so far, after deciding to try it in high school on a whim.

Senior leads strong bowling team

Brian Gale, Women’s Sports Journalist October 15, 2023

The Whitewater Women's Bowling team is already off to a hot start after winning their first tournament of the season. The Warhawks are led by senior standout Rebecca Howard who is this week's winning woman.    Q:...

Senior Drake Bazzy and Junior Garrett Meadows pose with their All Tournament Team Awards.

Men’s bowling keeps rolling

Brendan Donlevy, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor October 30, 2022

This past weekend, the Warhawks competed in their second conference tournament of the season. After winning their first conference tourney of the year, the varsity team steamrolled their conference rivals...

Whipple poses for an action shot on media day at Warhawk Alley

Standout bowler returns for second season

Mikey Rottier, Women’s Sports Editor October 23, 2022

Kelly Whipple will enter her second year with the UW-Whitewater bowling team in the 2022-23 season. Whipple had an outstanding showing her freshman year and earned the NTCA Division three National Rookie...

At the 2022 Hammer Golden Eagle Invite, newly-appointed coach Brandon Mooney observes Sophomore Kyle Muth as he completes a spare.

Men’s bowling flashes potential under new coach

Ivy Steege, Arts & Rec Editor September 25, 2022

The UW-Whitewater Men’s Bowling team still shows promise after a major composition shift in the sport. Brandon Mooney has completed his first invite as the men’s bowling coach following the retirement...

Team tournament (Back row left to right: Shawn Wochner (head coach), Ty Peterson, Garrett Meadows, Donovan Thomas, Quinn Sheehy, JR Meagher (asst coach)) (Front row left to right: Maguire Hansche, Mason Peterson, Drake Bazzy, Brett Beuthin)

Whitewater bowling club captures national championship

Brian Gale, Assistant Editor of Arts and Recreation May 1, 2022

Heading into the season the Warhawk club bowling team had high expectations. Whitewater would have six returning varsity members, as well as three new freshmen who would make immediate impacts.  “This...

Winter sports wrap-up

Winter sports wrap-up

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 27, 2022

The winter sports season was another successful one for the Warhawks. Both teams and individual athletes were able to advance deep into the rankings of their respective sport, even picking up some national...

The team poses in front of the lanes at the South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas, NV while attending the USBC Open Championships in 2021.

Coach finishes final season for men’s bowling team

Ivy Steege, Journalist February 6, 2022

Since 2018, there has been one bowling team at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater to take home two-national championship titles. Currently ranked ninth in the nation by the United States Bowling...

Senior Caitlin Mertins (pictured), a former Subway Athlete of the Week and CIBC Bowler of the Month (February 2020), helped lead the Warhawks to the Intercollegiate Team Championships last season. (Michael McLoone/UW-Whitewater Athletics)

Mertins ‘brings the focus’ to Warhawk bowling

Sam Strash, Assistant Sports Editor December 5, 2021

Senior Caitlin Mertins has a long, storied past with the sport of bowling. From participating in junior tournaments in middle school to winning the Wisconsin High School Bowling Club state championship...

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