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Former all-american gymnast reflects on her Whitewater career

Gymnast Erika Briscoe
September 20, 2020

Former All-American gymnast, Erika Briscoe had one incredible career at UW-Whitewater. Briscoe’s journey was not the typical transition many college athletes have to take to get where they want to be....

‘She always gave 110 percent’

‘She always gave 110 percent’
Gymnast Franchesca Hutton wins national crown on balance beam after taking time away from UW-Whitewater, gymnastics
April 8, 2019

The old saying goes, “better late than never,” and Franchesca Hutton won a national championship at the right time. Senior Franchesca Hutton from the Warhawk gymnastics team took home the national...

Gymnastics squad goes for three-peat

March 11, 2019

Don’t flip out about the UW-Whitewater gymnastics team missing nationals. Leave the flipping to the gymnasts. On March 9, the Warhawks finished third at the WIAC Championship/NCGA West Regional. The...

Gymnastics’ season-high score not enough

March 6, 2019

The Warhawk gymnastics team closed out the regular season this past Saturday against WIAC foe UW-Oshkosh at Kris Russell Arena, and dropped the meet by a close score of 190.675-191.850 on Senior Day. UW-W’s...

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh
April 8, 2018

UW-Whitewater gymnastics junior Lisa O’Donnell placed 11th in the all-around competition with a score of 38.750 April 7 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional at the University of Minnesota's Maturi Pavilion. O’Donnell,...

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Sophomore Acacia Fossum earned her first ever All-America honor with her performance on the floor exercise during the NCGA Individual Event Finals March 24. Fossum scored a 9.850, tied for third at the meet, and tied for the second highest score in program history.
April 1, 2018

The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team saved its best for last. The Warhawks captured their second straight national championship March 23 at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championship...

Rehberg rebounds

March 11, 2018

In her third sports-related injury in as many years, UW-Whitewater senior gymnast Chloe Rehberg tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) but still went on to receive All-American honors the following...

Women’s gymnastics stumbles on senior day

Junior Lisa O’Donnell performs a handstand during her balance beam routine. O’Donnell finished with an all-around score of 37.800, which was best on the team.
February 26, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team was defeated by UW-La Crosse 192.125-190.975 Saturday Feb. 24 in front of a large crowd at the Russell arena in Whitewater. UW-La Crosse and UW-Whitewater...

UWW Gymnastics Feb.16

UWW Gymnastics Feb.16
February 19, 2018

With the regular season nearing its end, the UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team defeated UW-Oshkosh 187.875-185.375 Feb.16 at Kolf Sports Center in Oshkosh. The Warhawks’ (7-4, 6-0) overall score...

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep
January 22, 2018

With a sweep across all events, the UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team defeated Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) 188.500-176.850. The Warhawks (3-0, 3-0) outscored the Golden Gusties 47.700-46.225...

UW-Whitewater dominant at more than just football

April 1, 2014

April 2, 2014 Commentary by Lucas Wimmer It’s easy for the topic of conversation to go directly to football when talking about UW-Whitewater, and for good reason. The Warhawks have competed in...

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