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Seniors honored at last meet

Seniors honored at last meet

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 By Ryan Altman Sunday was a special day for two members of the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team. Departing seniors Cam Laktash and Ben Shklyar were recognized for their athletic contributions as part of the team’s Senior Day during the Warhawks’ weekend triumphs over No. 36...

’Hawks fall short in St. Louis tourney

’Hawks fall short in St. Louis tourney

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Ryan Altman Although some of the scores of last weekend’s dual meets look lopsided, UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s tennis head coach Frank Barnes said this was exactly what the team needed as the regular season nears an end. “We know what to work on,” Barnes said. “We...

Netters unbeaten no more

Netters unbeaten no more

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 By Ryan Altman With more than half his starting lineup filled with freshmen, reaching April without a loss was something unexpected for UW-Whitewater women’s tennis head coach Frank Barnes. Barnes knew it wasn’t going to be easy replacing a senior-heavy team that went 21-6 and...

Warhawks go 3-1 in Florida

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Ryan Altman After spending the first few months of the season playing either indoors or in frigid temperatures, the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team had little time to acclimate itself to the 90-degree heat of Orlando, Florida. Unlike the other participating schools on the spring...

Men are champs again

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Ryan Altman When Jeremy Lade took over as head coach of eight-time men’s wheelchair basketball national champions UW-Whitewater in 2008, he envisioned adding more titles, but not necessarily at the pace it had happened. Following a semi-final victory last Friday over host University...

Warhawks push match win streak to seven

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team likes to utilize what head coach Frank Barnes calls the “next man up” mentality. It was in full-effect last weekend after a slew of academic and injury absences forced Barnes to adjust his lineup for all three of the team’s...

Warhawks avenge defeat

Warhawks avenge defeat

February 18, 2015

Before their matches last weekend, UW-Whitewater men’s tennis alumni Kevin Friend sent head coach Frank Barnes an email regretting one thing: not beating DePauw during his senior year. “He wanted to tell all the guys, ‘this was the match I wanted back’,” Barnes said. “We didn’t show...

Tennis team falls to D-I opponent

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team suffered its third loss of the season against Division I UW-Green Bay on Sunday. The Warhawks (0-3), ranked No. 25 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll, put up a fight in several matches at the Western Racket Club...

Treis helps Warhawks Depth

Treis helps Warhawks Depth

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team will look a little different this spring with the addition of Michael Treis, a Division I transfer from Western Michigan. After suffering a foot injury last fall, Treis, a junior, looked elsewhere for the opportunity to play collegiate...

Warhawks back in action

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams opened the second half of their respective seasons last weekend with a mixed bag of results. After a month-long layoff of competition for both teams, the ’Hawks left Wichita, Kan. with a combined...

‘Hawks to host CID tourney

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair teams have witnessed success as they enter the 2013-14 season with a combined five national championships in the past three years that the expectations for this year should be no different. Both men’s head coach,...

Swimmers start season with wins

November 5, 2014

By Ryan Altman Nov. 5, 2014 The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their respective seasons with a pair of victories against Luther College in Iowa last Saturday. The ’Hawks swept the day, earning a 176-61 in men’s competition and a 144-99 victory for the...

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