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UW-W takes second at conference

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 The 10th ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team earned a second place finish at the WIAC championships meet Feb. 10 in Platteville.  The Warhawks finished with 108 team points behind only fifth-ranked UW-La Crosse’s 160 team points. “It was really disappointing,” head coach Ned Shuck...

Wrestlers prepare for WIAC Championships

Graphic by Kirsten Tyrell

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

The No. 10 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (10-7 overall, 3-2 WIAC) lost to No. 5 UW-Parkside Rangers 28-15 and battled at UW-Eau Claire’s Don Parker Open this past week where no team scores were kept. Head coach Ned Shuck said the Warhawks used the non-conference meet to give the team’...

Wrestlers take seventh place

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The UW-Whitewater wrestling team’s season rolled into Wheaton, Illinois, this past weekend for the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational.  The No. 10 ranked Warhawks placed seventh out of 34 teams that competed with a final point total of 82.0. “It was disappointing,” head coach Ned ...

Wrestlers deliver a slice of victory

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished off a busy weekend with mostly successful results.  The Warhawks ended Jan 21. with  three wins and one loss in a three day span to improve their overall record to 10-6 (3-2 in WIAC).  On Jan. 19, the 12th ranked Warhawks headed up for a showdown UW-La C...

Four score, many ’Hawks ago

Four score, many ’Hawks ago

March 2, 2016

By Emily Leclair March 2, 2016 The UW-Whitewater wrestling team tied for third place on Feb. 28 at the NCAA Regional Championship at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana where four members of the team earned spots at the NCAA Division-III Championship on March 11 and 12 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “Our reg...

UW-W reigns supreme again

UW-W reigns supreme again

February 19, 2016

By Adam Reed Feb. 17, 2016 The 13th-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team won its fifth consecutive conference championship in Stevens Point on Sunday. The Warhawks held off the fifth-ranked UW-LaCrosse team by an overall score of 161.5 to 156. Not only is this the fifth-straight conference championsh...

Wrestlers reach reversal in Eau Claire

February 15, 2016

By Adam Reed Feb. 10, 2016 The 14th-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team competed in its last home meet on Feb. 4, followed by a road trip to UW-Eau Claire for the Don Parker Open on Feb. 6. It was a tale of two very different events for the Warhawks, who could not find a way to win. The UW-Parkside R...

Wrestlers rule the podium

February 3, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 By Emily Leclair The No. 14-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team had seven top-five individual finishes in the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational on Jan. 29-30, where the Warhawks took first of 33 teams, beating out six other nationally ranked programs. “We know it was a big tournament an...

Young team looks to build off last year’s success

November 11, 2015

By Evan Carlin and Justin St. Peter Nov. 11, 2015 The Warhawks wrestling team will officially start its 2015-2016 campaign Nov. 12, on the road against UW-Madison. This meet will be the first competition for both schools after each school hosted its own intra-squad scrimmage prior to this match up. ...

Wrestlers win fourth straight WIAC title

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Chris Clapper For the fourth time in four years, the Warhawks’ wrestling team walked out of the WIAC conference tournament as champions. Compiling 162.50 points, it finished ahead of UW-La Crosse (138.50), UW-Stevens Point (109.50), UW-Platteville (59), UW-Oshkosh (45) and UW-Eau...

‘Hawks roll through invite

'Hawks roll through invite

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Evan Carlin The UW-Whitewater men’s wrestling team traveled to Wheaton, Illinois, Jan. 30 and Jan. 31 where it competed in the annual Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational. The Warhawks won it for the second consecutive year. Head coach Ned Shuck was only worried about the ’Hawks...

Wrestlers fall to no. 2 Wartburg

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Christopher Clapper Fort Wayne, Indiana saw the top two Division III wrestling programs square off head-to-head in the semifinals at the National Wrestling Coaches Association DIII National Finals. The then No. 1 ranked team in the country had a first round bye followed by No....

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