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Wheelchair Basketball wins big at home tournament

Jeromie Meyer takes a 3-point shot early in the first half against Illinois.
December 2, 2019

It was a simple basketball play, a drive and kick to the top of the key. But as the shooter, Jeromie Meyer, took his shot, he clearly rolled over the 3-point line. In able-bodied basketball, the shot would’ve...

Adaptive Athletics relishing success

Drew Selz takes a shot during basketball practice as his teammates jockey for position on the rebound.
Warhawks honing skills and achieving goals
October 21, 2019

When most people think of the location of traditionally successful athletic programs on UW-Whitewater’s campus, minds usually go to the football team that practices at Perkins Stadium. But, there is...

Hoopers fall in title game

Senior Jordan Scheidecker hugs an assistant on the bench as he is subbed out for a final time as a Warhawk. Scheidecker is one of three ’Hawks graduating. Photo by Sierra High
March 14, 2017

When you think of athletic programs with traditions of winning at UW-Whitewater, many people could list off multiple teams from around the university, but they better include wheelchair basketball in that...

UW-W to host hoops championships

March 14, 2017

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams...

Men are champs again

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Ryan Altman When Jeremy Lade took over as head coach of eight-time men’s wheelchair basketball national champions UW-Whitewater in 2008, he envisioned adding more titles, but not...

‘Hawks to host CID tourney

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair teams have witnessed success as they enter the 2013-14 season with a combined five national championships in the past...

The Badger State’s “other” title town

May 6, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham People are familiar with the phrase, “Title Town” here in Wisconsin. When looking over the 2013-14 school year, championships upon championships...

Men’s Wheelchair Basketball: Men win fourth in six-year span

Men's Wheelchair Basketball: Men win fourth in six-year span
March 11, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Ryan Altman A wild finish to the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament title game on March 8 capped off another championship season for the UW-Whitewater...

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend
January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Ryan Altman There is only one word that can describe the success of the UW-Whitewater Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams this past weekend: perfection. During...

Men’s wheelchair team wins back-to-back titles

March 14, 2012

The men’s wheelchair basketball team won its second straight national championship last weekend, after facing the University of Illinois in the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Championship...

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