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Suffocating defense leaves Devils blue

Suffocating defense leaves Devils blue

Zach Semancik, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


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The No. 22 Warhawks’ women’s basketball team shot 25.3 percent better than the season average from beyond the arc to cruise to a 42 point home-victory over last-placed UW-Stout. The Warhawks got off to an early lead in the match up, finding themselves up 20-13 at the end of the first quarter,...

WIAC title race heats up at mid-season mark

WIAC title race heats up at mid-season mark

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

January 29, 2018


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In a crucial conference match up, the No.18 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (16-3, 6-2) outlasted UW-Eau Claire 61-58 Jan. 27 at Zorn Arena in Eau Claire. Despite UW-W shooting 36.5 percent from the field and being outrebounded 35-24 by the Blugolds, the Warhawks used the turnover margin to...

UW-W women paced by defense

UW-W women paced by defense

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2018


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From broken records and double-digit winning streaks to game-winning buzzer beaters, the months of December and January have been a busy time for the No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (14-2, 4-1). Early in December senior guard Brooke Trewyn scored her 1000th career point in a 64-32 v...

Womens Basketball Preview

Jack Miller, Assistant sports editor

November 1, 2017


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Going by the numbers, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had one of its most memorable seasons in recent memory in 2016-2017. The Warhawks finished with an overall record of 22-6, had two players named to the first team all-conference squad and won one WIAC tournament trophy. Even with all the...

Women’s hoops team falls in tourney

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team could not get through the first round of the NCAA Tournament and lost to No. 18 Hope College (Michigan), 78-71, on March 3 at Thomas More College in Kentucky. The Warhawks never led against the Flying Dutchmen. UW-W got off to perhaps its most sluggish start al...

’Hawks bow out in round two

March 11, 2016


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By Adam Reed March 9, 2016 A championship run for the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-8 overall) was not to be this year; the team saw its season end in the second round of the NCAA national tournament on March 5. The Warhawks backed into the tournament on a three-game skid, but were able to g...

Women’s Hoops ‘All In’ for tourney

Women’s Hoops ‘All In’ for tourney

March 2, 2016


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By Adam Reed March 2, 2016 The 24th-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-7 overall) is headed to the NCAA Division-III National Tournament. It will be the 15th time the Warhawks have competed in the event. Players were informed their selection to the tournament following a team meeting...

’Hawks falter in final stretch

’Hawks falter in final stretch

February 24, 2016


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By Adam Reed Feb. 24, 2016 The No. 11-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-4 overall) finished regular season play this week, falling to UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire in back-to-back losses. The Warhawks went into the road contest with UW-Oshkosh on Feb. 17, riding a three-game win strea...

UW-W moves to third in WIAC

UW-W moves to third in WIAC

February 19, 2016


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By Josh Sinclair Feb. 17, 2016 The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team began the week at fourth place in the conference and vaulted themselves into a tie for third after a couple of wins against the bottom teams in the WIAC. The ’Hawks (19-4) began the week with a game at Kachel Gymnasium against the U...

’Hawks dominate on the road

’Hawks dominate on the road

February 15, 2016


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By Josh Sinclair Feb. 10, 2016 The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team split the week’s slate of games against two WIAC opponents. The Warhawks first took on UW-Stevens Point on Feb. 3 at Kachel Gymnasium. No. 19 UW-Stevens Point (16-4) was able to defeat No. 13 Whitewater (17-4), 72-64. UW-Whitewater...

Nationally ranked ’Hawks win third in a row

February 3, 2016


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Feb. 3, 2016 By Josh Sinclair The No. 17 Whitewater women’s basketball team combined a high-pressure defense with a couple of career-best performances to defeat UW-Platteville and UW-River Falls in a pair of WIAC games. The first game the ’Hawks played was on Jan. 27 in Platteville. The Warhawks (...

Warhawks 3-3 in WIAC games

January 27, 2016


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Jan. 27, 2016 By Josh Sinclair The No. 17-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (14-3) began the season perfect, going 12-0. Over the course of the last five games, the Warhawks have dropped three of them, including two 13-point losses to ranked opponents. “We work hard to win every game,”...

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