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Wrestling: Warhawks take down Eagles to remain unbeaten in WIAC

January 23, 2013

By: Neal Johnson The Warhawks wrestling team remained unbeaten in WIAC play with an upset victory over fifth-ranked UW-La Crosse Friday night at Mitchell Hall in La Crosse, Wis. Junior Cedric Gibson got on the board right away, scoring a 5-2 decision over James Lewis from La Crosse. He gave the...

Former Warhawk Olson fulfills NFL dream, agrees to terms with Jets

November 29, 2012

  By Neal Johnson Just a few weeks ago, former Warhawk safety Lane Olson was working a job in finance at Northwestern Mutual in Waukesha, Wis. Come January, he won’t be sitting behind a desk anymore. After trying out for the New York Jets on Tuesday, Olson was offered a future contract...

Men’s Tennis: All-American duo compete at Nationals

October 18, 2012

The Warhawk men’s tennis team had two All-American’s competing in the doubles portion of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Small College Championships in Mobile, Ala., this past weekend. The top seeded doubles duo of junior Byron Balkin and senior Mitch Osborne fought hard in...

Women’s tennis shows depth

September 25, 2012

  By Neal Johnson The Warhawk women’s tennis team, led by junior Jackie Vitale, completed a successful weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional in St. Peter, Minn., on Sunday. An unseeded Vitale led the ’Hawks entering the tournament Friday. “I was representing...

Tennis team has another perfect weekend

September 19, 2012

The Warhawk women’s tennis team preserved their undefeated season by posting wins in two dual matches in Wheaton, Ill., Saturday evening. The Hawks’ completed a perfect 9-0 sweep of UW-La Crosse in the opener and followed up in the second dual with an 8-1 victory over Wheaton. Senior number one...

Club Waterski team creates hype

May 9, 2012

No competition is too big and no wave is too small when it comes to the Waterski and Wakeboarding Club here at UW-Whitewater. Club president Dylan Snyder wants to create awareness of the clubs growth here on campus. Just this past season the team has grown to 25 members who actively participate. “We...

Warhawks take doubleheader against UW-Stevens Point

May 2, 2012

The UW-Whitewater baseball team swept UW-Stevens Point in the second doubleheader played this past week at James B. Miller Stadium in Whitewater on Monday. In the first game, the ’Hawks got the offense going early on a single by sophomore Dylan Friend which scored senior Matt Beyer. The next...

Zwiefelhofer finishes third in USBC Championships

April 25, 2012

Sophomore Katie Zwiefelhofer made school history Saturday, finishing in third place at the United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Singles Championship. “I came into the tournament with very high expectations for myself,” Zwiefelhofer said. “I feel I performed up to the level needed in...

Warhawk track and field teams host Foster Open

April 11, 2012

The men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Foster Open Friday,  and while there were no team scores recorded, the Warhawks combined for nine first-place finishes. On the men’s side, first-place finishes included sophomore Dylan Crafton in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.94. “I...

Track and field teams finish second, fourth in WIAC

February 29, 2012

The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the WIAC Indoor Championships Saturday, with the men placing second while the women finished fourth. On the men’s side, first-place finishes included freshman Mike Judd in the 60-meter hurdles and the 4x200 meter relay consisting of freshman...

Gymnasts take home triangular meet

February 15, 2012

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...

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