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Conference Championship slips away from Warhawk VB

Erin McNeil splits the UWSP blockers during the first set.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

The final point of UW-Whitewater’s Conference Championship defeat reflected the entire match against UW-Stevens Point. The Warhawks already gave themselves opportunities to end the match, but couldn’t capitalize. They dropped set four, which they led 16-12. That led them to set five, past a 8-8 ...

Ashton Doll: Settting the bar as high as the net

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

Ashton Doll is part of an exclusive, yet fading group of athletes, in league with Bo Jackson, Jim Thorpe and Deion Sanders. The 6' 3" senior from Lancaster, Wisconsin is a dual sport athlete. While she currently anchors the volleyball team’s front line, you also might have seen her participating in ...

Volleyball blanks Platteville

Erin Erb goes up for a kill against UW-Platteville on Tuesday night, Oct. 8.

Brayden Lantta, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2019

Warhawks ninth straight win highlighted with undefeated conference record. The No. 9 ranked volleyball team won at Kris Russell Arena in a game against UW-Platteville Wednesday night three games to zero. Two of those matches flashed dominance by both teams, fighting to secure the last point with mul...

Volleyball soars through season

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawk Volleyball continues its winning streak by fighting to the end of every match.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

A tough week of away matchups came to a climactic close for the Whitewater Volleyball Team after back-to-back wins against Dominican and Elmhurst. The Warhawks had also picked up a sweet five-set win against WIAC rival La Crosse earlier on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Coach Stacy Boudreau was feeling good after ...

Warhawk volleyball rallies for two wins

Hailey Mackenthun serves the ball during the Wednesday, Sept. 4 game where the Warhawks triumphed against the Carthage college with a score of 3 to 1.

Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

The Warhawk women’s Volleyball team was  able to bounce back for two wins after getting swept in the first of three matches in their game series at the 2019 Wittenberg Fall Classic, hosted By Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. The Warhawks opened up the tournament with a loss against the...

UWW hosts Warhawk Invite

UWW hosts Warhawk Invite

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

The scene in the Williams Center was extremely chaotic. There were girls buzzing around everywhere, looking for a snack or any available seat. Parents were herding their families around, in an effort to get to their next games. This was the UW-Whitewater Invite. The event, which featured both high school...

Women’s volleyball wins eighth straight at home

A Warhawks women's volleyball player positions to bump the ball back over the net during a home game.

Calahan Steed, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team’s home dominance continued as the Warhawks dropped UW-Platteville in three sets. The ninth-ranked Warhawks were able to improve to 15-3 on the year, while Platteville falls to 13-12 overall. Junior Amanda Spera led the Warhawks with nine kills and ...

Pfiefer, Wagner soar as ‘Hawks squad falls

Kyle Weaver, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

By: Kyle Weaver Oct. 5, 2016 The No.12 UW-Whitewater volleyball team’s win streak ended at seven matches on Sept. 27 with a 3-2 loss at No. 11 UW-Stevens Point. During the streak, UW-W (12-4, 1-1) hadn’t lost a set in five matches and only dropped one of its last seven. UW-W took the first set 25-2...

Volleyball Spikes again

Kyle Weaver, Senior Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

By Kyle Weaver Sept. 24, 2016 The No. 14 UW-Whitewater volleyball team [12-3,1-0] continued to roll with four home victories this week, extending their winning streak to seven matches. The ’Hawks swept No.20 UW-Oshkosh Titans 3-0 on Sept.21 in their first WIAC match of the season. UW-W recorded a ...

Ranked squad travels the country

Junior defensive specialist Shelby Clifton serves the ball in a 
Warhawks victory against Edgewood College on Sept. 17. Photo by: Kim Gilliand

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

By: Justin St. Peter Sept. 21, 2016 24. It is the number of straight appearances by the UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team in the NCAA tournament. If the No. 16 ranked squad wins the WIAC conference title, securing an automatic bid to the tournament as predicted by the conference’s coach...

No. 3-seeded squad wins WIAC Championship

No. 3-seeded squad wins WIAC Championship

November 11, 2015

By Adam Reed Nov. 11, 2015 The 11th-ranked UW-Whitewater volleyball team (31-4 overall) won its 15th Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship on Saturday, defeating the UW-Stevens Point Pointers in the final match by a score of 25-17, 26-24, 25-19. The conference tournament bega...

New team, new season

September 3, 2015

September 3, 2015 By Kali Schmieding After losing some key players, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater volleyball team is set to build off of last seasons’ success. The ’Hawks are projected to finish second in the WIAC conference, according to a preseason poll. In the American Volleyball Co...

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