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Emily Schumacher named top female athlete

Emily Schumacher named top female athlete

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


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Being noticed for hard work is a goal a lot of people want to accomplish. Emily Schumacher from the women’s basketball team has done just that, as she was voted the best female athlete in this year’s Best of Whitewater competition. Schumacher is from Waukesha, Wisconsin and attended Waukesha South High School, whe...

Warhawks suffer first-round defeat

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


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After a season full of ups and downs, the Whitewater women’s basketball team played their last game of the season, losing 72-56 to Washington University in St. Louis in the NCAA tournament first round March 2. UW-W’s appearance in the tournament marked its 11th run in the past 12 years. The team...

Freckmann joins elite company

Freckmann joins elite company

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


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Each athlete has a different role when it comes to making a team. Some are supporting members, some are starters, and a few are a rare breed. Senior forward Olivia Freckmann fits that rare breed category. Freckmann is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended Pius XI High School, where she participated...

Women’s basketball heating up in WIAC

Women’s basketball heating up in WIAC

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


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After a slow start to conference play, the Warhawk women’s basketball team has taken off on a four-game winning streak by beating UW-Platteville and No. 22 UW-La Crosse this past week. Sophomore guard Emily Schumacher led from the front, averaging 16.5 points this week. The Warhawks took down UW-Platteville ...

Lady ’Hawks win on road, fall to Thomas More

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


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The No. 17 women’s basketball team had an up-and-down week with a victory at Augustana College Nov. 28 and  loss to No. 4 Thomas More University (Ky.) team Dec. 1 at Kachel Gymnasium. After entering halftime up by one, the Warhawks outscored Augustana 23-12 in the third quarter, which helped them...

Women’s hoops ready for season

Women’s hoops ready for season

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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UW-W finished its 2017-18 season with a sweep in the WIAC regular season and tournament championships for the first time in program history, and earned its ninth bid in the last 10 years to the NCAA Division III National Championships Under head coach Keri Carollo, the Warhawks have won five conferen...

Three’s company for All-WIAC

Three’s company for All-WIAC

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


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Three players from both the UW-Whitewater women’s and men’s basketball teams were named to All-WIAC teams, which was announced Feb. 27. Women senior guards Brooke Trewyn and Malia Smith, along with senior forward Andrea Meinert, were selected to the All-WIAC first team. For the men, junior guard An...

’Hawks tournament run ends sour, not sweet

’Hawks tournament run ends sour, not sweet

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


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Despite the many accomplishments in the women’s basketball 2017-2018 season, the tournament ended more bitter than sweet for the team. The No.11 Warhawks (25-4) were defeated 74-60 by Gustavus Adolphus (24-6) in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, falling short of the Sweet 16, on...

Women complete historic WIAC run

Women complete historic WIAC run

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is making habit out of cutting nets down in the WIAC. The No.12 Warhawks (24-3) outlasted No.23 UW-Oshkosh (21-6) 68-65 in the WIAC Tournament Championship final Feb.24 at Kachel Gymnasium. It is the second time in as many years the Warhawks defeated the T...

UW-W ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

UW-W ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


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The No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team extended its win streak to eight games with a 61-50 victory over UW- La Crosse Feb.17 at Mitchell Hall in La Crosse. The Warhawks (22-3) used a stingy second half defensive effort to pull away from the Eagles. The team allowed 20 second-half points, w...

A Meinert setback for a major comeback

A Meinert setback for a major comeback

Tyler Job, Sports Writer

February 19, 2018


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Everything was going well for UW-Whitewater women’s basketball senior forward Andrea Meinert at the start of her junior year. She was averaging a career-high in points (9.7 per game) and minutes (23.7), and for the first time in her career, she was the starting forward for every game. “We k...

Trewyn drops career-high 31 points

Trewyn drops career-high 31 points

Zach Semancik, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018


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Senior guard Brooke Trewyn scored a career-high 31 points to propel the Warhawks to a 83-72 victory over the UW-River Falls Falcons Feb.10 at Kachel Gymnasium. River Falls dominated the UW-W on shooting percentage in the first half, outshooting the Warhawks by 12.8 percent, yet UW-W still lead 44...

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