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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....

Women’s Basketball: Stewart scores career-high 18, ‘Hawks now 10-0 in WIAC play

January 30, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Kevin Cunningham An 11-0 run to end the first half propelled the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team to a 72-45 victory over the UW-Platteville Pioneers Wednesday night to move to 16-3 overall and 10-0 in WIAC play. The Warhawks led at the half 38-22 after their run ...

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...

National title game preview: No. 22 UW-Whitewater vs. No. 1 DePauw

March 16, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham The Warhawks women’s basketball team enters the national championship game after a thrilling 64-62 overtime victory over d3hoops.com’s No. 6-ranked team, the Amherst College Lord Jeffs. Junior guard Mary Merg hit not one, but two buzzer-beaters to send the ’Hawks...

Heart Attack ’Hawks win thriller, advance to national championship game

March 15, 2013

  By Zach Hicks Clutch shooting, near cardiac arrest and history all showed their faces on Friday night’s Final Four game between the Warhawks women’s basketball team and Amherst College. The ’Hawks (26-6), ranked No. 22 in d3hoops.com’s most recent Top 25 poll, overcame a 12 p...

Women’s Basketball: Sweet Sixteen Appearance for ‘Hawks, First since 2007-08

March 5, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   After two 20-point victories, the Warhawks women’s basketball team has advanced to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament. On Friday, March 1, the ’Hawks defeated Wisconsin Lutheran College 68-48 in the first round. The Warriors were led by senior...

Women’s Basketball: A breakdown of first round opponent, Wisconsin Lutheran College

Women's Basketball: A breakdown of first round opponent, Wisconsin Lutheran College

February 26, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   According to the latest d3hoops.com top 25 poll, with five of the top 12 teams in the Warhawks’ women’s basketball region in the NCAA Tournament, it would be hard to argue that the team lucked out when the brackets came out Monday, Feb. 25. The one bright...

Women’s basketball: ‘Hawks defeat Yellowjackets in semifinal, host Pointers in WIAC Championship

February 23, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   The free throw line has been a comfortable place for the Warhawks women’s basketball team all season long. For the ’Hawks, the second half of an 80-71 victory over UW-Superior in the WIAC semifinal on Friday proved just that. In the first half, the team...

Women’s Basketball: ‘Hawks win eighth straight, looking forward to WIAC Tournament

February 18, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas   After clinching the No.1 seed in the WIAC tournament Wednesday, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team defeated UW-River Falls in their last conference game of the season Saturday in the Kachel Gym of the Williams Center in Whitewater. The Warhawks...

Women’s Basketball: Sizzling ‘Hawks Ready for Titanic Game

February 12, 2013

  By Erik Lewis Basketball games can often be won or lost at the free-throw line. That is where the Warhawks women’s basketball team got the job done Saturday in their 82-66 victory against UW-Superior. Senior center Cortney Kumerow led all scorers with 29 points and 17 rebounds and was...

Women’s Basketball: Kumerow’s 29 points and 17 rebounds lead to victory

February 9, 2013

  By Jenny Dupuis   UW-Whitewater women’s basketball defeated UW-Superior this afternoon 82-66. The ladies kept one foot in front of the opponent, leading the score throughout the entire game. “Today we played really great defense and that’s what won this game,” freshman...

Women’s Basketball: Warhawks set records in win over UW-Stout

January 23, 2013

By: Daniel Schoettler The Warhawks women’s basketball team beat UW-Stout on a recording-setting night at UW-Whitewater Saturday. The ’Hawks got off to a hot start with a 23-7 run to begin the game, and they never looked back. The Warhawks had four players in double figures. Junior Mary Merg...

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