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Conference Champions

The women's basketball team celebrates winning their ninth regular season conference championship after their win over Oshkosh.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Women’s basketball team won both their games this week, clinching the WIAC Championship outright on Wednesday night over UW Oshkosh (15-10 [8-6 conf.]) with 75-71 victory. The Warhawks (23-2 [13-1 conf.]) finished out the season with a trip to UW-Stout (15-10 [6-8 conf.])  Feb. 22 and won ...

UW-Whitewater athletes honored during Senior Day win over UW-River Falls

Senior Becky Raeder (13) drives past Suzanne Gilreath to score a basket at the Kohl Center in November. She celebrated Senior Day, along with Megan Corcoran, during halftime of the game against UW-River Falls

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

Becky Raeder has been a fixture in the Warhawk starting lineup, so when her name was announced as one of the five starters on Senior Day against UW-River Falls, it was no surprise. For the 84th time in her career, Raeder led the Warhawks (19-2 [9-1 conf.]) to a 71-45 victory over the Falcons (5-16 [0-10 c...

Women’s hoops takes down Platteville before Oshkosh snaps winning streak

Sophomore Veronica Kieres (15) drives to the hoop off a screen by senior Becky Raeder (13) in the game against Platteville.

January 27, 2020

The Warhawk Women’s Basketball Team was unable to keep its remarkable winning streak alive because defending conference champion UW-Oshkosh knocked them off, winning 62-51. After a 67-52 victory over conference rival UW-Platteville (10-8, 2-5 conf.) the Warhawks traveled up to defending conference cham...

Women’s basketball beat UW-Stout to rank No. 6 in DIII

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

The No. 6 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Women’s Basketball team sealed its 13th straight win on Saturday, Jan. 18 with a 72-56 win over conference foe UW-Stout on Alumni Day. The Blue Devils kept the game close until midway through the 3rd quarter, when Whitewater’s defense finally ...

Women’s Basketball tips off season with wins

UW-W sophomore guard Veronic Kieres drives to the hoop against Concordia Chicago. The Cougars played multiple defensive fronts, trying to confuse the Warhawks. It caused turnovers, but also led to baskets.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

The Warhawk Women’s Basketball Team opened the season with a win over the Calvin College Knights in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Nov. 12 before going 1-1 in the UW-Whitewater Tip-off Tournament, beating Concordia-Chicago and falling to Depauw University. The UW-Whitewater Tip-Off Tournament was a starti...

Women’s basketball plays in Madison

UW-W’s Veronica Kieres (15) dribbles past UW-Madison’s Suzanne Gilreath on her way to the basket. The Warhawks struggled offensively at the Kohl Center on Oct. 30, but found their rhythm in the second half.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

In a heated match-up between UW schools, the Whitewater Warhawks fell to the Badgers by a score of 34-67 Wednesday, Oct. 30 in an exhibition game to kick off the basketball season at the Kohl Center in Madison. The Warhawks took the snowy drive up I-90 to get to Madison, where the Badgers were waiting ...

Women’s hoops ready for season

photo by Grace Holler/ Photo Editor

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

November 28, 2018

UW-W finished its 2017-18 season with a sweep in the WIAC regular season and tournament championships for the first time in program history, and earned its ninth bid in the last 10 years to the NCAA Division III National Championships Under head coach Keri Carollo, the Warhawks have won five conferen...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

With the regular season now at an end, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4) split its two road games this week with a nail biting 59-58 loss on Feb. 15 vs. No. 11 UW- Oshkosh, and a 68-56 win on Feb. 18 vs. UW-Eau Claire. The Warhawks earned the No. 2 overall seed in the upcoming WI...

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 24 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-4 overall, 9-3 WIAC) ended its two game losing skid Feb. 11 vs. UW-River Falls with a stymieing defensive effort that lead to a 57-37 victory inside Kachel Gymnasium. On Feb. 8, the Warhawks lost the team’s first home game of the year vs. U...

Hoopers prepare for final two home games

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Feb. 8, 2017 The No. 19 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team started off the week well with a 76-59 win over UW-Platteville Feb. 1, but suffered a disappointing blowout loss at UW-Stout 70-50. The Warhawks were sharp on both sides of the ball against the Pioneers to propel the team to its second ...

Warhawks stay on top of WIAC conference

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The No. 17 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had an up-and-down week when it lost at UW-Stevens Point 70-57 Jan. 25, but rebounded with a 67-53 victory over UW-La Crosse at home Jan. 28. The Warhawks were on an eight-game winning streak before the loss to the Pointers, and it was...

Nationally ranked ’Hawks win third in a row

February 3, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 By Josh Sinclair The No. 17 Whitewater women’s basketball team combined a high-pressure defense with a couple of career-best performances to defeat UW-Platteville and UW-River Falls in a pair of WIAC games. The first game the ’Hawks played was on Jan. 27 in Platteville. The Warhawks (...

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