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Volk’s coaching career more than just milestones

Volk’s coaching career more than just milestones

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2018

With over 600 career wins, six WIAC conference championships, seven WIAC Tournament championships and 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, Brenda Volk has amounted a lengthy list of accolades during her time as the UW-Whitewater head softball coach. However, accolades are not what have defined Volk’s tenu...

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...

Softball scores even record off the bat

Softball scores even record off the bat

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

The No.18 UW-Whitewater women’s softball team started off their 2018 season in the team’s National Training Center spring break trip March 22-29 in Clermont, Florida. The Warhawks, who amassed a 7-7 record during the trip, kicked off the season with back-to-back losses to a pair of Massachuset...

Trio of Warhawk swimmers compete at championships

Trio of Warhawk swimmers compete at championships

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

Three UW-Whitewater women swimmers competed at the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships March 21-24 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Indiana University Natatorium.   Freshman Jessica Lenhart, junior Erin Hawker and senior Michaela Matthys all competed in three e...

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2018

After posting a 36-9 record and a sweep of the WIAC tournaments last season, the UW-Whitewater baseball team looks to build upon that success in their 2018 campaign. On the mound, the Warhawks will be led by their two All-Americans, seniors Austin Jones and Heath Renz. Last season, Jones posted an 8-3...

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

UW-Whitewater men’s head soccer coach Tony Guinn has lived most of his life in the United States, but it is not the country he calls home. Guinn was born in Northern Ireland, but because of The Troubles, a guerrilla war between the Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland, his family moved to...

Three’s company for All-WIAC

Three’s company for All-WIAC

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018

Three players from both the UW-Whitewater women’s and men’s basketball teams were named to All-WIAC teams, which was announced Feb. 27. Women senior guards Brooke Trewyn and Malia Smith, along with senior forward Andrea Meinert, were selected to the All-WIAC first team. For the men, junior guard An...

’Hawks tournament run ends sour, not sweet

’Hawks tournament run ends sour, not sweet

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018

Despite the many accomplishments in the women’s basketball 2017-2018 season, the tournament ended more bitter than sweet for the team. The No.11 Warhawks (25-4) were defeated 74-60 by Gustavus Adolphus (24-6) in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, falling short of the Sweet 16, on...

Women complete historic WIAC run

Women complete historic WIAC run

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is making habit out of cutting nets down in the WIAC. The No.12 Warhawks (24-3) outlasted No.23 UW-Oshkosh (21-6) 68-65 in the WIAC Tournament Championship final Feb.24 at Kachel Gymnasium. It is the second time in as many years the Warhawks defeated the T...

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...

UW-W ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

UW-W ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

The No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team extended its win streak to eight games with a 61-50 victory over UW- La Crosse Feb.17 at Mitchell Hall in La Crosse. The Warhawks (22-3) used a stingy second half defensive effort to pull away from the Eagles. The team allowed 20 second-half points, w...

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