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‘She always gave 110 percent’

‘She always gave 110 percent’

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

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 crown on the balance beam at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championship hosted by UW- Oshk...

Gymnastics squad goes for three-peat

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

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 third place finish was just enough to propel UW-W to nationals. Whitewater’s qualification to...

Gymnastics’ season-high score not enough

Scout Springgate, Staff Reporter

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 score was the highest team score this season and 19th-highest in Warhawk gymnastics history....

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

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, who was one of four D-III gymnasts to compete in front of a crowd of 4,700 against...

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

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 in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Warhawks score of 193.700 was 1.15 points above runner up UW-La Crosse, and 0.6...

Rehberg rebounds

Rehberg rebounds

Scout Springgate, Staff Reporter

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 season. It all started when Rehberg tore her ACL during her vault warm-up prior to the home opener...

Women’s gymnastics stumbles on senior day

Women’s gymnastics stumbles on senior day

Joe Byers, Staff Reporter

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 both came into the meet with an undefeated record in conference. With this win, the Eagles claimed ...

UWW Gymnastics Feb.16

UWW Gymnastics Feb.16

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

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 was their third lowest of the season, but considering the circumstances head coach Jennifer Rega...

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

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 on vault, 46.675-42.775 on the uneven parallel bars, 46.125-42.525 on the balance beam and 48....

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 eight of the last nine NCAA Division-III championship games, and have won four of the last five. From...

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