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Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire have been UW-Whitewater’s two biggest rivals for years. That is what the no. 18 women’s volleyball team had to go through to win its second WIAC Tournament championship in three years, but it fell just short to no. 15 UW-Eau Claire in the tournament final Nov. 3 in Eau...

Women’s volleyball takes WIAC runner-up spot

photo by Grace Holler / Photo Editor

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

The No. 18 women’s volleyball team split its week of competition by handily sweeping UW-La Crosse at home Oct. 24 then falling to No. 13 and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion UW-Eau Claire 3-1 on the road Oct. 26. The Warhawks’ victory against UW-L came on Spooky Spike Night...

Robinson seeks to continue stellar career

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2018

If you have ever attended a women’s volleyball game this year, chances are you have seen senior libero Brittany Robinson make plays all over the court. So far this season, the star senior has played in 77 sets, which equals out to 21 matches. She averages 5.73 digs per set, a .29 aces-per-set per...

Women’s volleyball dominates four match week

The Warhawks huddle before preparing for their match against Elmhurst College (Ill.) Sept. 11. Whitewater defeated the Blue Jays in three consecutive games 25-16, 25-15 and 27-25.

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2018

The women’s volleyball team played four games throughout the week of Sept. 10 and  showed nothing but success. The Warhawks won all four of their games in a five-day span, and plan to continue this winning streak in upcoming games. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted Elmhurst College (Ill.)...

Volleyball favored to win WIAC

File photo, Evan Halpop

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 3, 2018

A preseason poll shows the 2018 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s (WIAC) head coaches and informational directors predicting the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s volleyball team will win this year’s championship title. The Warhawks finished their 2017 season with a 22-8 r...

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