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UW-Whitewater athletes honored during Senior Day win over UW-River Falls

Senior Becky Raeder (13) drives past Suzanne Gilreath to score a basket at the Kohl Center in November. She celebrated Senior Day, along with Megan Corcoran, during halftime of the game against UW-River Falls

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

Becky Raeder has been a fixture in the Warhawk starting lineup, so when her name was announced as one of the five starters on Senior Day against UW-River Falls, it was no surprise. For the 84th time in her career, Raeder led the Warhawks (19-2 [9-1 conf.]) to a 71-45 victory over the Falcons (5-16 [0-10 c...

Tennis squad takes two home victories

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

The Warhawk men’s tennis team responded from an 8-1 loss to Washington University in St. Louis last week to home victories over Carthage and Edgewood Colleges April 25. The Warhawks smashed Carthage with a score of 8-1 and defeated Edgewood by a score of 6-1 in a match that was stopped early due to r...

Lady Warhawks storming back

Lady Warhawks storming back

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019

The Warhawk women’s hoops team carried its surge of weeks long momentum to an eight-game winning streak. UW-W’s victories against UW-Stevens Point Feb. 6 and UW-Stout Feb. 9 bring its season record to 16-7 overall and 9-3 in the WIAC. Whitewater currently stands tied for second in conference with U...

Warhawks men’s soccer defeats Millikin on Senior Day

Junior midfielder Taylor Ortiz drives the ball down the field at a home game.

Zach Semancik, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

It was the UW-Whitewater underclassman who lead the Warhawks to a 4-2 victory over Millikin University on senior day. Whitewater jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the 15th minute of play, thanks to a goal from junior midfielder Taylor Ortiz, assisted by freshman midfielder Lucas Monterroso. The go...

Freshmen guide ‘Hawks victory on Senior Day

Junior defender Payton DeLuga goes up for a header against MSOE. DeLuga recorded one assist during the game and anchored a Warhawk defense that only allowed one shot on goal all game.

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

On a special day commemorating the No. 13 UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team seniors, it was, somewhat ironically, the younger Warhawks players who stepped up en route to a UW-W 4-0 shutout over the Milwaukee School of Engineering. It was also unseasonably hot during the contest, with temperatur...

Sophomore outfielder Caitlin Catino waits for a pitch in a home game. Photo by Sierra High

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater softball team won five of six games at home from April 6-9. UW-W first swept the University of Dubuque (Iowa) in consecutive shutouts April 6. The team then posted consecutive comeback wins over UW-Eau Claire April 8, before winning one of two against No. 7 Coe College (Iowa) the next...

‘Hawks swim to top on senior night

From left, freshman Cameron Gidlow, freshman Luke Piccione, and senior 
McKenzie Asplund all cheer on their fellow teammates during both team’s victories on Feb. 4. Photo by Kimberly Wethal

john miller, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

With the WIAC Championships just around the corner, both the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up wins Feb. 4 vs. UW-La Crosse inside the Williams Center. The Warhawk men won comfortably 190-109 to move to an overall record of 5-2, with a 2-2 conference record. The W...

Seniors finish with WIAC perfection

November 1, 2012

The Warhawks women’s soccer team clinched a perfect record in conference on Saturday night at Fiskum Field, defeating UW-River Falls 2-0. The ’Hawks were celebrating Senior Day, commemorating the collegiate careers of Kelsey Finn, Chrissy Tooren, Alyssa Chamberlain and Emily Stocks. “What a group of seniors,” head coach Ryan Quamme said. “I’ve been here five y...

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