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Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire have been UW-Whitewater’s two biggest rivals for years. That is what the no. 18 women’s volleyball team had to go through to win its second WIAC Tournament championship in three years, but it fell just short to no. 15 UW-Eau Claire in the tournament final Nov. 3 in Eau...

Robinson seeks to continue stellar career

Robinson seeks to continue stellar career

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2018

If you have ever attended a women’s volleyball game this year, chances are you have seen senior libero Brittany Robinson make plays all over the court. So far this season, the star senior has played in 77 sets, which equals out to 21 matches. She averages 5.73 digs per set, a .29 aces-per-set per...

Women’s volleyball dominates four-game week

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

The week of Oct. 8 was busy for the women’s volleyball team, which played four matches in five days and ultimately swept the week of competition. The first was a WIAC matchup on the road against UW-Platteville Oct. 9. Whitewater eventually took the match 3-1 (25-8, 20-25, 25-16, 25-18), behind a ...

Volleyball continues quality play with trio of wins

Volleyball continues quality play with trio of wins

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 1, 2018

The No. 25 women’s volleyball team produced another solid week of competition, going 3-1 in the span of four days. The Warhawks won their sixth straight match Sept. 26 at Russell Arena against rival UW-Oshkosh. They finished in three sets with scores of 25-18, 25-23, 25-20. Head coach Stacy Boudre...

’Hawks upset in first round

’Hawks upset in first round

November 19, 2015

By Adam Reed Nov. 18, 2015 The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team saw its season grind to an abrupt halt Nov. 13, losing a heartbreaker to the University of Northwestern [Minnesota] Eagles in the first round of the NCAA Division III regional tournament. The team jumped out to an early advantag...

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...

Volleyball honors Panici by continuing streak

Volleyball honors Panici by continuing streak

October 29, 2015

Commentary by Justin St. Peter Commentary by Kali Schmieding Oct. 28, 2015 The No. 9 UW-Whitewater volleyball team continued one of its longest win streaks in school history at the Dig Panici Classic. The ’Hawks have 16 straight wins and are 26-3 overall, utterly dominating competition all year l...

Volleyball defeats No. 14 UW-Stevens Point

October 8, 2015

By Evan Carlin Oct. 7, 2015 The UW-Whitewater volleyball team tallied another win against nationally ranked UW-Stevens Point.  The ‘Hawks won the first two games 30-28, 25-23, then UWSP snuck in the box score with a 25-18 win.  The competition ended with a 25-21 Whitewater victory. Junior ou...

Volleyball off to fast start

September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 Column by Kali Schmieding The UW-Whitewater volleyball team started off the 2015 season wonderfully winning eight out of nine games. The ’Hawks season began on Sept. 4 with the Elmhurst Invitational. On the first day of the invitational the ’Hawks beat Fontbonne (Mo.) 25...

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...

Volleyball: Frei sets up rest of team for success

Volleyball: Frei sets up rest of team for success

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Kevin Cunningham She may not lead the volleyball team in kills, blocks or digs, but as the team’s designated setter, junior Kim Frei is the leader in assists, totaling more than 1,400 during the course of the 2013 season. Currently at the sixth spot in the UW-Whitewater history...

Volleyball: Netters fall in first round

Volleyball: Netters fall in first round

November 20, 2013

  By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball season has come to an abrupt end after falling to Washington-University St. Louis in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Warhawks lost in straight sets to the Bears 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-22) at the Regional event...

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