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Gymnastics: Gymnasts start 2014 strong

Gymnastics: Gymnasts start 2014 strong

January 29, 2014


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  Jan. 29 By Daniel Schoettler The Warhawks gymnastics team looks to continue its success from the last two years after winning back-to-back national championships. Despite losing 2013 National Athlete of the Year Katie Thompson to graduation, junior Jen McKiernan said the team will...

Gymnasts win first title ever

April 4, 2012


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For the last couple years, the gymnastics team had a national championship in mind. Finishing third in 2009 and 2010 and second last year, the Warhawks finally reached that goal after winning their first national title the weekend of March 24. The ’Hawks put up 188.05 points, good enough for fifth...

Gymnasts take home triangular meet

February 15, 2012


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The gymnastics team’s victory over conference rivals UW-Stout and UW-Eau Claire at home on Sunday was record setting. UW-Whitewater recorded a team score of 187.175, the eighth highest team total in school history. The Warhawks took first place ahead of the Pointers and the Blugolds, which scored 181.450 and 181.200 respectively. Junior Ka...

Gymnastics team has national title in mind

November 29, 2011


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Coming off its best season ever, the gymnastic team looks to finally capture a national championship. The Warhawks won the WIAC conference title last season and took second at nationals for the second year in a row behind UW-La Crosse. “One strength our team has is how hard we work in pre-...

Back-to-back conference champs

March 15, 2011


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With an undefeated record and a No. 1 ranking, the back-to-back WIAC champion gymnastics team looks to complete its last goal: To win nationals. The gymnasts will travel to Eau Claire March 25-26 to compete in the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championship, trying to wrap up a perfect...

Weyer leaves no doubt

May 5, 2010


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2009-10 Royal Purple Female Athlete of the Year: Justine Weyer Justine Weyer’s place in the UW-Whitewater gymnastics record books is very secure. The eight All-American honors help her cause, as do her two individual national championships. To cap it off, Weyer ended her college career with her second vault national title March 27 in Sp...

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