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Wrestling team left wondering what could have been

Senior Mike Tortorice has his hand raised in victory after a previous match this season. The senior was headed to the national tournament before it was cut short.
April 20, 2020

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Wrestling team were in their hotel awaiting the 2020 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships. They had just finished eagerly preparing...

UW-W Wrestling sends four to nationals

UW-W Wrestling sends four to nationals
Wrestling takes third as they send four to Cedar Rapids
March 2, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Wrestling team sent four wrestlers to the national tournament as they took third while competing in the Upper Midwest Regional at Augsburg University over the weekend. Mike...

Wrestling ready to rumble

November 8, 2017

Last season, the UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished 11-6 overall, placing second in conference and 13th at the NCAA National Championships. After a promising intrasquad meet Friday, Nov. 3, the...

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship
March 14, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s wrestling team crowned its first individual national champion since 1991 on March 11, when junior Jordan Newman defeated his fifth-seeded opponent in the 184-pound weight class...

UW-W takes second at conference

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 The 10th ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team earned a second place finish at the WIAC championships meet Feb. 10 in Platteville.  The Warhawks finished with 108 team points behind only...

Wrestlers prepare for WIAC Championships

Graphic by Kirsten Tyrell
February 9, 2017

The No. 10 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (10-7 overall, 3-2 WIAC) lost to No. 5 UW-Parkside Rangers 28-15 and battled at UW-Eau Claire’s Don Parker Open this past week where no team scores...

Wrestlers take seventh place

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The UW-Whitewater wrestling team’s season rolled into Wheaton, Illinois, this past weekend for the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational.  The No. 10 ranked Warhawks placed seventh out of...

Former coach files lawsuit

Former coach files lawsuit
October 6, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Justin St. Peter On May 13, 2014, then-University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling coach Tim Fader’s children came home from school crying, all due to a letter that then-Chancellor...

Wrestling coach Tim Fader suspended indefinitely

May 14, 2014

  Recruitment program halted   May 14, 2014 By Michael Riley   Head wrestling coach Tim Fader is on paid administrative suspension and all wrestling recruitment related...

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