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Q&A with Megan Humphreys

March 11, 2016

By Evan Carlin March 9, 2016 The UW-W Women’s tennis team is heading into its spring season with a 11-0 record and is set to take on Augustana on March 12.  The Royal Purple spoke with junior captain, Megan Humphreys, about the team’s season. Royal Purple: What were you most pleased with in y...

Gymnasts set records

Gymnasts set records

February 15, 2016

By Evan Carlin Feb. 10, 2016 The UW-Whitewater’s gymnastics team came out on top Feb. 6 with a 189.100-178.750 win over Gustavus Adolphus College. This event saw all participants sporting pink to support breast cancer awareness and research.  All proceeds from T-shirt sales and the “Pass the ...

Men’s and women’s squads finish in first place

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Evan Carlin Men’s and women’s swimming and diving participated in the Lake Forest and Lawrence Triangular January 23 in Appleton, Wisconsin, and both teams secured a first-place finish. The men’s team beat Lawrence by 227 points, 241-14.  The team also pulled out a victory against...

Q & A with Lindsay Rusch

December 10, 2015

Dec. 9, 2015 The UW-W women’s bowling team has started off the year with a 14-11 record and is ranked No. 7 in the country. The Royal Purple was able to talk to the captain of the team, Lindsay Rusch, about the team’s season so far. Royal Purple: What have you been most impressed with this ...

Young team looks to build off last year’s success

November 11, 2015

By Evan Carlin and Justin St. Peter Nov. 11, 2015 The Warhawks wrestling team will officially start its 2015-2016 campaign Nov. 12, on the road against UW-Madison. This meet will be the first competition for both schools after each school hosted its own intra-squad scrimmage prior to this match up. ...

’Hawks tune up for end of season

October 21, 2015

By Evan Carlin Oct. 21, 2015 The men’s cross country team finished in 24th place out of 45 teams and the women’s squad finished in 35th place out of 46 at the AAE Invitational on Oct. 17 in Winneconne, Wisconsin hosted by UW-Oshkosh.  Sophomore Brett Harms led the men’s team with a 27th place finish out of over ...

Volleyball defeats No. 14 UW-Stevens Point

October 8, 2015

By Evan Carlin Oct. 7, 2015 The UW-Whitewater volleyball team tallied another win against nationally ranked UW-Stevens Point.  The ‘Hawks won the first two games 30-28, 25-23, then UWSP snuck in the box score with a 25-18 win.  The competition ended with a 25-21 Whitewater victory. Junior ou...

’Hawks take sixth

October 1, 2015

Evan Carlin Sept. 30, 2015 After the two-day golf meet in Delavan, Wisconsin, the women’s golf team sealed a sixth place spot in the 19-eam Whitewater Fall Classic.  The Warhawks totaled 683 strokes on the weekend, just 13 shy of fifth place. Warhawks junior, Stephanie Stair, led the team with...

Golfers take 10th at Wartburg Invitational

September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 By Evan Carlin After a two-day stint in Waverly, Iowa, the UW-Whitewater Women’s golf team finished the 17-team Wartburg Invitational in 10th place.  The Warhawks ended the invitation five strokes shy of ninth place with 699 total strokes.  Junior Hannah Taylor finished with...

Track squad off to Augustana

Track squad off to Augustana

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Evan Carlin The No. 5-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s and the No. 2 women’s track and field continued its season with outdoor competition April 11 in the UW-Platteville Invitational. Jared Denu kick started the Warhawks with a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter dash with the team’s...

’Hawks geared up for Nationals

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Evan Carlin The UW-Whitewater women’s bowling team will compete on March 13 and 14 in the USBC sectionals for a chance to qualify for the USBC National tournament. USBC competition comprises NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA and club teams from across the country. At the USBC sectionals,...

‘Hawks headed to Regionals

‘Hawks headed to Regionals

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Evan Carlin The men’s and women’s swimming and diving team finished within the top five teams on Feb. 19 through Feb. 21 at the WIAC championship in Brown Deer, Wisconsin. The men finished out the weekend of competition in third place out of five teams, while the women claimed...

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