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Wrestlers slice through D-III competition

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Chris Clapper In the last conference dual meet of the year, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks wrestling team participated in the WIAC conference match up against the No. 5 ranked UW-LaCrosse Eagles. Both teams entered the night undefeated in the conference, they were again wrestling for...

No. 1 ranked wrestlers sweep competition

December 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014 By Christopher Clapper   After a two-day tournament in Grantham, Pennsylvania, that featured four top-25 teams, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling team backed up their No. 1 ranking and left with a first-place finish. Placing all 13 of their wrestlers in the quarterfinals...

Wrestling: Warhawks finish as runner-up

Wrestling: Warhawks finish as runner-up

March 18, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Christopher Clapper The UW-Whitewater wrestling team has taken its game to new heights in recent years, and last weekend’s NCAA national tournament provided the cherry on top. With two individual runner-ups, three fifth-place finishers and a second-place overall...

Wrestling: Wrestlers send six to nationals

Wrestling: Wrestlers send six to nationals

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Christopher Clapper In a season filled with record-breaking performances, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks did it again at the 2014 Midwest Super Regional hosted by Wabash College. Finishing the tournament with 130 points, eight ahead of second-place UW-La Crosse, the Warhawks...

Wrestling: ‘Hawks reign supreme

Wrestling: ‘Hawks reign supreme

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Christopher Clapper The UW-Whitewater wrestling team ended its conference season the same way it started, on top. The No. 2-ranked Warhawks went into the WIAC tournament as the top seed and defeated UW-La Crosse in the final match to secure their third-straight WIAC championship. Head...

Wrestling: Wrestlers win at Wheaton for first time

Wrestling: Wrestlers win at Wheaton for first time

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014 By Christopher Clapper The No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater Warhawks did something that no Warhawks wrestling team has done in the history of the program: Finish first in the Pete Willson Wheaton Invitational. The 32-team field was topped by the ’Hawks in what may have been...

Wrestling: Wrestlers trump Eagles again

Wrestling: Wrestlers trump Eagles again

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Christopher Clapper Oh, how the mighty have fallen. After winning 14 straight conference titles from 1998-2011, the No. 14-ranked UW-La Crosse Eagles, once the golden boys of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, have now lost two straight dual meets to the...

Wrestling: Wrestlers host Badgers to open season

Wrestling: Wrestlers host Badgers to open season

November 13, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas Coming off its best finish in program history at the NCAA Division-III Championships in 2012-13, the Warhawks men’s wrestling team looks to continue its superiority into the upcoming season. The ’Hawks are ranked ninth in the NWCA preseason poll and will return...

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...

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