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Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

Women's Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Ryan Altman Living more than 4,200 miles away in Cologne, Germany, Mareike Adermann enjoyed years of playing stand-up basketball. It wasn’t until several ACL injuries later, at the age of 17, that forced her to put a hold on playing a sport she loved. Instead...

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Ryan Altman The Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams wrapped up their regular seasons last weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., combining for six victories, ahead of the upcoming National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. This tournament...

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Ryan Altman There is only one word that can describe the success of the UW-Whitewater Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams this past weekend: perfection. During a two-day span on Jan. 25 and 26 at the University of Edinboro, the two teams combined for...

Women fall short of national title

March 16, 2011

In just its third season in existence, the women’s wheelchair basketball team has proved it can compete against national powerhouses. The team finished second in the National Invitational Wheelchair Basketball Tournament as a No. 2 seed, losing a heartbreaker, 58-56, to the University of Alabama...

Wheelchair basketball team wins national title

March 13, 2011

They got their revenge. And as a result, they got another national championship. One year after falling to the University of Illinois in the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, the UW-Whitewater men's wheelchair basketball team dethroned the Fighting Illini, 66-54, Saturday in the title game at the University of Texas-Arl...

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