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Gymnastics takes third place in La Crosse

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

The No. 6 UW-Whitewater gymnastics team traveled to UW-La Crosse Feb. 1 for the 38th annual Gershon/McLellan Invitational and looked promising despite many injuries. UW-W faced off against No. 4 UW-La Crosse and Division I opponent Air Force, and scored 182.500 total points to place third in a highl...

Eight individuals, team move to championship

March 11, 2016

By Josh Sinclair March 9, 2016 With a second-place finish at the WIAC Championships, the Whitewater gymnastics team advanced to the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association National Championships on March 4 in La Crosse. The Warhawks tallied 191.400 points, good for second place in the meet. UW-La Cr...

Team continues to raise the bar in history books

March 2, 2016

By Josh Sinclair March 2, 2016 The Whitewater gymnastics team capped off the regular season with its best performance of the year to post a season-high 190.775 to edge out UW-Lacrosse by .6 points in a WIAC showdown. The Warhawks’ final tally was the team’s sixth highest mark in program histo...

Warhawks write name in the record books

Warhawks write name in the record books

February 19, 2016

Column by Kali Schmieding Feb. 17, 2016 The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team continued its strong start this season with a win over rival UW-Oshkosh in a WIAC dual meet on Saturday, bringing the team to 3-0 in the conference. The ’Hawks total score was 190.600, the sixth-highest score in program history...

Gymnasts set records

Gymnasts set records

February 15, 2016

By Evan Carlin Feb. 10, 2016 The UW-Whitewater’s gymnastics team came out on top Feb. 6 with a 189.100-178.750 win over Gustavus Adolphus College. This event saw all participants sporting pink to support breast cancer awareness and research.  All proceeds from T-shirt sales and the “Pass the ...

’Hawks fall in loss

February 3, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 By Kali Schmieding The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater gymnastics team fell to Division I Southeast Missouri State on Jan. 29 by a score of 193.900 to 189.175. Junior Courtney Pickett took second place overall in the floor exercise with a score of 9.825. Pickett’s score tied for fi...

Communities merge: national community impacts UW-Whitewater

Communities merge: national community impacts UW-Whitewater

November 4, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Nov. 3, 2015 Hundreds of students join organizations and clubs to get involved on campus and in the community every semester, but few can say they took charge in starting something new. Seniors Alex Wente and Hannah Lee are two of those few. Roommates and gymnastics teammates, Went...

Four-time champ recognized again

Four-time champ recognized again

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 By Connor Moore In a year that saw UW-Whitewater gymnast and sophomore Katie Fiorilli earn an impressive list of accolades and accomplishments, yet another one gets added on as Fiorilli, by a significant amount, was voted the 2014-15 Royal Purple Female Athlete of the Year. Softball pitche...

‘Scross’ finds home at UW-W

‘Scross’ finds home at UW-W

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 By Connor Moore If you ask anyone who is a part of, or simply around, the UW-Whitewater gymnastics team, they will all tell you that there is a genuine feeling of togetherness and family. It’s that same feeling that senior Stephanie Cross didn’t feel during her time spent at Seattle...

Young star leads gymnasts

Young star leads gymnasts

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 By Connor Moore Two-time National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Division III all-around national champion, two-time Co-NCGA West Region Gymnast of the Year, two-time NCAA Regional qualifier, four career individual national titles, an abundance of WIAC honors and several places...

Fiorilli wins three titles

Fiorilli wins three titles

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Connor Moore The UW-Whitewater Gymnastics team traveled to La Crosse for the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Division III Championships, and tied for second on March 27. The Warhawks, who tied with Ursinus College (PA), tallied a team score of 191.225. The total was...

‘Hawks headed to postseason

‘Hawks headed to postseason

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Connor Moore The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team closed out the regular season beating UW-Oshkosh 189.650-186.950 on Feb 28 in its final home meet of the season. Five Warhawk gymnasts won individual events in the meet. Head coach Jennifer Regan gave her thoughts on the meet. “I...

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