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2011-12 Royal Purple Female Athlete of the Year: Emily Gerber

May 2, 2012

Emily Gerber always had the stats. A three-time WIAC Player of the Year, Gerber has said her individual statistics and records are nice, but her goals have always been to win and go far as a team. After carrying the Warhawks to their first ever Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tournament this year, she...

Women’s soccer season comes to end in Sweet 16

November 22, 2011

The women’s soccer team ended its NCAA Tournament run Friday, falling 4-1 to Wheaton College in the Sweet 16. Regardless of the loss, the Warhawks made history this season. After falling in the WIAC Championship game, they earned their first-ever bid into the NCAA Tournament. Head coach Greg...

Women’s soccer team making noise in NCAA Tournament

November 16, 2011

After earning their first-ever bid to the NCAA Tournament, the women’s soccer team has made a statement. After falling to UW-Oshkosh in the WIAC Championship game last weekend, the Warhawks have now advanced to the Sweet 16 of the Division-III National Tournament after defeating Aurora University...

Soccer teams defend WIAC titles

November 2, 2011

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams captured WIAC titles over the weekend. For the men, it’s their third consecutive title while the women have captured their second straight. The men secured  a 5-0 win over Finlandia University on Saturday to advance to 7-0 in the WIAC and 11-7 overall....

Soccer teams look forward to conference

October 26, 2011

Heading into the last week of conference play, Head Coach Greg Henschel said the Warhawks have placed themselves in the perfect position going into the WIAC Tournament. Junior defender Emily Stocks said that they will just take it a game at a time. “We as a team always approach every game the...

Women’s soccer finally defeats UW-SP

October 19, 2011

Up to this season, the UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team has won only one game against UW-Stevens Point, going all the way back to when the series first began in 1992. Although they had the share of the conference title a season ago, the Warhawks have said all year that they have the mindset of...

Women’s soccer ready for test

October 12, 2011

The UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team looks forward to playing UW-Stevens Point on Saturday and Head Coach Greg Henschel said the team is feeling confident. “We have worked hard and we continue to get better each day,” Henschel said. “I am sure that all of our remaining matches will be jus...

Gerber’s career one to remember

October 5, 2011

Coming out of DeForest High School, UW-Whitewater senior Emily Gerber was a basketball player. She led the Norskies to two straight WIAA State Tournament runs and decided to play for Division-II St. Joseph’s College (Ind.). After a year of playing basketball, Gerber decided to switch directions...

No trouble finding offense

September 21, 2011

The Warhawks are off to a strong start to the season with a record of (3-3-1). This past weekend the women tied UW-Lacrosse 0-0 and defeated Ripon College 10-1. Coming out of a tough 12 days, the women were determined to win. “The morale of the team is positive yet intense,” forward Emily Gerb...

Experienced group leads the way

September 14, 2011

Good things are pointing in the right direction for the women’s soccer team. After claiming their first-ever share of the WIAC championship last season, the Warhawks have the chance to repeat. The only thing standing in their way are the UW-Stevens Point Pointers, who have won the last three conference...

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