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Women’s Basketball hosts NCAA Tourney, loses in first round to Redlands (Calif.)

Johanna Taylor wins the tipoff to open up Whitewater’s first round game against the Redlands (Calif).

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

As the Warhawk Women’s Basketball team left Kachel Fieldhouse for the last time, there were many emotions. The 70-62 loss at the hands of the University of Redlands brought tears and sadness, but after the game there was more than just remorse from the early exit from the NCAA Tournament. “I’m super proud...

Women’s hoops stunned by home loss to rivals

Becky Raeder (Left) scrambles for the loose ball in the semifinal loss to UW-Oshkosh. She finished with five points and two assists in what could be her last home game in Warhawk colors.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

The Whitewater women’s basketball team lost in the second round of the WIAC tournament on Thursday, Feb. 27 to eventual champion UW-Oshkosh. The game was tight in the first quarter, but got away from the Warhawks in the second period and they could not find their way back into it. The final score w...

Conference Champions

The women's basketball team celebrates winning their ninth regular season conference championship after their win over Oshkosh.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Women’s basketball team won both their games this week, clinching the WIAC Championship outright on Wednesday night over UW Oshkosh (15-10 [8-6 conf.]) with 75-71 victory. The Warhawks (23-2 [13-1 conf.]) finished out the season with a trip to UW-Stout (15-10 [6-8 conf.])  Feb. 22 and won ...

Women’s hoops one game away from league title

The Warhawks have benefited from strong leadership from Becky Raeder (13)  all season. She’ll need synergy with Yssa Sto. Domingo (3) to take down UW-Oshkosh coming up Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

The Warhawk Women’s hoops team clinched at least a share of the conference title on Saturday, Feb. 15 during a 57-39 victory at UW-Eau Claire. The win is even more significant due to the fact that Eau Claire is the second place team, and the Warhawks  main threat to the WIAC title. The team also too...

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...

Warhawks basketball gets revenge with win over second place team

Becky Raeder drives to the hoop in a game at Kachel Fieldhouse. She finished with fives points and four assists against UW-La Crosse.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Women’s Basketball team took down UW-La Crosse by a score of 73-47 on Wednesday, Jan. 29. The Warhawks (17-2 [7-1 conf.]) dominated La Crosse (14-5 [5-3 conf.]) in the matchup of the top two teams in the WIAC. With the win, Whitewater continues its reign atop the standings, as La...

Women’s hoops takes down Platteville before Oshkosh snaps winning streak

Sophomore Veronica Kieres (15) drives to the hoop off a screen by senior Becky Raeder (13) in the game against Platteville.

January 27, 2020

The Warhawk Women’s Basketball Team was unable to keep its remarkable winning streak alive because defending conference champion UW-Oshkosh knocked them off, winning 62-51. After a 67-52 victory over conference rival UW-Platteville (10-8, 2-5 conf.) the Warhawks traveled up to defending conference cham...

Women’s basketball beat UW-Stout to rank No. 6 in DIII

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

The No. 6 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Women’s Basketball team sealed its 13th straight win on Saturday, Jan. 18 with a 72-56 win over conference foe UW-Stout on Alumni Day. The Blue Devils kept the game close until midway through the 3rd quarter, when Whitewater’s defense finally ...

Women’s Basketball tips off season with wins

UW-W sophomore guard Veronic Kieres drives to the hoop against Concordia Chicago. The Cougars played multiple defensive fronts, trying to confuse the Warhawks. It caused turnovers, but also led to baskets.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

The Warhawk Women’s Basketball Team opened the season with a win over the Calvin College Knights in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Nov. 12 before going 1-1 in the UW-Whitewater Tip-off Tournament, beating Concordia-Chicago and falling to Depauw University. The UW-Whitewater Tip-Off Tournament was a starti...

UW-W women’s hoops vs. Oshkosh and River Falls

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

January 21, 2019

After beginning the 2019 WIAC season 1-3, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team fought its way back to .500 in conference with wins against No. 12 UW-Oshkosh on the road Jan. 16 and against UW-River Falls Jan. 19 at Kachel Gymnasium. With the two conference triumphs, UW-W improves to 10-7 overall ...

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