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Hawks’ win first wiac tourney title

Hawks’ win first wiac tourney title

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team won its first ever WIAC Tournament Championship after dethroning UW-La Crosse 69-54 Feb. 24 and UW-Oshkosh 65-56 Feb. 26, and have earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. UW-W will appear in its ninth tournament in the last decade. The Warhawk...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

With the regular season now at an end, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4) split its two road games this week with a nail biting 59-58 loss on Feb. 15 vs. No. 11 UW- Oshkosh, and a 68-56 win on Feb. 18 vs. UW-Eau Claire. The Warhawks earned the No. 2 overall seed in the upcoming WI...

Warhawks stay on top of WIAC conference

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The No. 17 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had an up-and-down week when it lost at UW-Stevens Point 70-57 Jan. 25, but rebounded with a 67-53 victory over UW-La Crosse at home Jan. 28. The Warhawks were on an eight-game winning streak before the loss to the Pointers, and it was...

‘Hawks face UW-Oshkosh in first round of WIAC Championship

‘Hawks face UW-Oshkosh in first round of WIAC Championship

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Justin St. Peter The Warhawks women’s basketball team (13-12) is riding a four-game win streak heading into its first round WIAC Conference matchup against the UW-Oshkosh Titans on Feb. 25. The Warhawks enter the tournament as the six seed and will travel to the third-seeded...

‘Hawks go 1-1 on the week

‘Hawks go 1-1 on the week

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Andrew Lowe and Paul Bressler Freshman forward Andrea Meinert scored the game-winning bucket as time expired and gave the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team a 56-54 victory over the UW-La Crosse Eagles on Jan. 31. The ’Hawks also lost to the UW-Platteville Pioneers 59-55...

Warhawks lose star

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Paul Bressler UW-Whitewater women’s basketball sophomore forward Lisa Palmer broke her left hand in practice on Jan. 22, and is once again relegated to the bench for the rest of the season. This is not the first time Palmer has suffered a debilitating injury that has kept her...

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...

Warhawks win thriller against Illinois Wesleyan

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Paul Bressler Sophomore forward Lisa Palmer started her Thanksgiving early by gobbling up 18 rebounds and clinched a 75-72 victory for the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team with four free throws in the final 12 seconds. Palmer’s rebounding performance tied her for the 16th m...

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