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

Women’s Basketball hosts NCAA Tourney, loses in first round to 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...

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.

Women’s hoops stunned by home loss to rivals

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

Conference Champions

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...

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.

Women’s hoops one game away from league title

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...

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

UW-Whitewater athletes honored during Senior Day win over 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...

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

Warhawks basketball gets revenge with win over second place team

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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.

Women’s Basketball tips off season with wins

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...

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...

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