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Student athletes balance work, play, life

Student athletes balance work, play, life

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

Imagine being the person that thousands of people are counting on to win the national championship for the school they attend. If the person fails, their reputation is tarnished and will forever have the stink of not coming up in the clutch, but if they win, their names will go down in history as one ...

Ranked squad travels the country

Ranked squad travels the country

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By: Justin St. Peter Sept. 21, 2016 24. It is the number of straight appearances by the UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team in the NCAA tournament. If the No. 16 ranked squad wins the WIAC conference title, securing an automatic bid to the tournament as predicted by the conference’s coach...

’Hawks upset in first round

’Hawks upset in first round

November 19, 2015

By Adam Reed Nov. 18, 2015 The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team saw its season grind to an abrupt halt Nov. 13, losing a heartbreaker to the University of Northwestern [Minnesota] Eagles in the first round of the NCAA Division III regional tournament. The team jumped out to an early advantag...

Volleyball defeats No. 14 UW-Stevens Point

October 8, 2015

By Evan Carlin Oct. 7, 2015 The UW-Whitewater volleyball team tallied another win against nationally ranked UW-Stevens Point.  The ‘Hawks won the first two games 30-28, 25-23, then UWSP snuck in the box score with a 25-18 win.  The competition ended with a 25-21 Whitewater victory. Junior ou...

Volleyball off to fast start

September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 Column by Kali Schmieding The UW-Whitewater volleyball team started off the 2015 season wonderfully winning eight out of nine games. The ’Hawks season began on Sept. 4 with the Elmhurst Invitational. On the first day of the invitational the ’Hawks beat Fontbonne (Mo.) 25...

New team, new season

September 3, 2015

September 3, 2015 By Kali Schmieding After losing some key players, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater volleyball team is set to build off of last seasons’ success. The ’Hawks are projected to finish second in the WIAC conference, according to a preseason poll. In the American Volleyball Co...

Volleyball: Netters fall in first round

Volleyball: Netters fall in first round

November 20, 2013

  By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball season has come to an abrupt end after falling to Washington-University St. Louis in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Warhawks lost in straight sets to the Bears 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-22) at the Regional event...

Volleyball: `Hawks go 2-2 in Invite

Volleyball: `Hawks go 2-2 in Invite

October 15, 2013

  By Justin Woodard After an emotional ceremony to dedicate the locker room in honor of former Warhawk Lisa Panici, the No. 18-ranked UW-Whitewater volleyball team split the weekend home invite, 2-2, and improved their overall record to 20-7. The two-day event started early on Friday afternoon...

Volleyball: No. 19 Warhawks sweep invite, now 11-3

September 17, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas The second time was the charm for the Warhawks women’s volleyball team. After posting a 2-2 record for their first invite, the ’Hawks were determined to prove themselves this past weekend. The ’Hawks hosted their second invitational this season, sweeping Wisconsin...

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