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RP Votes: Young wins

RP Votes: Young wins

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 By Paul Bressler Despite a bitter end to a four-year journey, senior guard Quardell Young closed out his collegiate career as the Royal Purple’s  2014 Male Athlete of the Year. “We came up short, very short,” Young said. “Obviously, our whole team and staff were disappointed with t...

Warhawks fly on top of WIAC

Warhawks fly on top of WIAC

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Paul Bressler The No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will face Defiance College (21-6) in the first round of the NCAA D-III Tournament on March 6 in Kachel Gymnasium at a time to be announced at a later date. The victor will await the outcome of the No. 13-ranked...

Team receives bye in WIAC Championship

Team receives bye in WIAC Championship

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Paul Bressler Thanks to a coin flip, the No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will host the lowest remaining seed in the WIAC tournament as the freshly crowned No. 1-seed on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. The flip came after a conference finale against UW-Stout, 86-77. “Winning...

‘Hawks lose, miss alumnae

‘Hawks lose, miss alumnae

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2011 By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team, 9-12 overall and 4-8 in WIAC, lost 64-49 on Feb. 7 on the road to UW-Eau Claire and dropped its fourth game in its last five contests. “I think we need to shoot the ball and make shots,” head coach Keri Carollo said....

‘Hawks go 1-1 on the week

‘Hawks go 1-1 on the week

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Andrew Lowe and Paul Bressler Freshman forward Andrea Meinert scored the game-winning bucket as time expired and gave the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team a 56-54 victory over the UW-La Crosse Eagles on Jan. 31. The ’Hawks also lost to the UW-Platteville Pioneers 59-55...

Warhawks lose star

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Paul Bressler UW-Whitewater women’s basketball sophomore forward Lisa Palmer broke her left hand in practice on Jan. 22, and is once again relegated to the bench for the rest of the season. This is not the first time Palmer has suffered a debilitating injury that has kept her...

Warhawks win sixth straight

Warhawks win sixth straight

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Paul Bressler The No. 1-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will face another huge early season test as they prepare for the No. 4-ranked Augustana Vikings at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 in Rock Island, Ill. “It’s a good test,” head coach Pat Miller said. “This is another...

Warhawks win thriller against Illinois Wesleyan

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Paul Bressler Sophomore forward Lisa Palmer started her Thanksgiving early by gobbling up 18 rebounds and clinched a 75-72 victory for the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team with four free throws in the final 12 seconds. Palmer’s rebounding performance tied her for the 16th m...

‘Hawks lose to Division-II team

‘Hawks lose to Division-II team

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Paul Bressler Cardinal Stritch University Wolves upset the No. 1-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team 71-66 on Nov. 15 in what was the unveiling of the Warhawks’ 2014 National Championship banner. “What I learned after 2012 [is] it’s difficult to turn the page on...

Underclassmen set to lead team in 2014-15 season

Underclassmen set to lead team in 2014-15 season

November 12, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Paul Bressler The No. 14-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is not concerned with the lack of respect they are getting heading into the 2014-15 season. “It doesn’t matter what the rankings are,” junior guard Abbie Reeves said. “Those rankings come from our team...

Reid scores game winner in semifinals, lose in final

Reid scores game winner in semifinals, lose in final

November 12, 2014

Nov.12, 2014 By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team’s unbeaten streak came to an end with a 1-0 defeat at the hands of UW-Oshkosh in the WIAC Tournament championship Friday night at Titan Stadium. “We outplayed them the previous week at home, and we felt good about this game,”...

‘Hawks win eight straight

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Paul Bressler Despite not having two-time All-American Megan Humphreys, the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team won its eighth consecutive WIAC Championship at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison. “It was tougher than ever,” Barnes said. “We were without our top player in Megan...

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