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Women’s Basketball: Sizzling ‘Hawks Ready for Titanic Game

February 12, 2013

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  By Erik Lewis Basketball games can often be won or lost at the free-throw line. That is where the Warhawks women’s basketball team got the job done Saturday in their 82-66 victory against UW-Superior. Senior center Cortney Kumerow led all scorers with 29 points and 17 rebounds and was...

Women’s Basketball: Kumerow’s 29 points and 17 rebounds lead to victory

February 9, 2013

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  By Jenny Dupuis   UW-Whitewater women’s basketball defeated UW-Superior this afternoon 82-66. The ladies kept one foot in front of the opponent, leading the score throughout the entire game. “Today we played really great defense and that’s what won this game,” freshman...

Women’s Basketball keeps one game lead in WIAC

February 7, 2013

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  By Brandon Feivor   The women’s basketball team (17-5, 11-2) played its third consecutive WIAC road game Wednesday night against UW-Platteville. The `Hawks won 81-62, and have won five games this season by 19 points or more. The victory extends their winning streak to five games. Twenty-three...

Women’s Basketball: Warhawks set records in win over UW-Stout

January 23, 2013

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By: Daniel Schoettler The Warhawks women’s basketball team beat UW-Stout on a recording-setting night at UW-Whitewater Saturday. The ’Hawks got off to a hot start with a 23-7 run to begin the game, and they never looked back. The Warhawks had four players in double figures. Junior Mary Merg...

UW-W loses former athlete

November 28, 2012

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  Fewer than 24 hours after learning of the death of  former teammate Alex Scarbro, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team was scheduled to play Edgewood College. Head coach Keri Carollo spoke with the team before the game and said if they didn’t feel like playing that nigh...

Women’s basketball team elimated from NCAA Tourney

March 7, 2012

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Six points. That’s all the separated the women’s basketball team from the second round of the NCAA Division-III Tournament. The Warhawks fell 74-68 to Carthage College Friday to finish the season 22-7. The ’Hawks came into last Friday’s matchup winning seven of their last eight games. The team’s only loss in February came to UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC Championsh...

Women’s team preparing for NCAA Tournament

February 29, 2012

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The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team fell short against UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, losing 80-61 in the WIAC Championship game. The Pointers earned the WIAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament and forced the Warhawks to wait and hope for a tournament bid. Although the ’Hawks ...

Women’s hoops making late push

February 22, 2012

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The Warhawk women’s basketball team will carry a six game win-streak into the conference tournament after defeating UW-River Falls 67-61 Saturday afternoon. Sophomore guard Mary Merg said she is looking forward to the tournament. “Our expectations have been the same all year,” Merg said. “We wan...

Thill follows sister’s footsteps

February 15, 2012

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For UW-Whitewater sophomore Kaitlyn Thill, growing up as the youngest of six basketball-playing sisters meant plenty of long car rides to various gyms around Wisconsin. Thill is a self-described “true point guard,” and prides herself on being a selfless teammate. “A point guard has to know where everyone is on the court in order to find the open...

After loss to UW-Stevens Point, women’s hoops bounce back

February 1, 2012

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After a rough loss at UW-Stevens Point on Wednesday that ended an eight-game win streak, the women’s basketball team rebounded with a win at home against UW-Eau Claire. The Pointers beat the Warhawks 80-58, although junior center Cortney Kumerow said the game was closer than the score indicates. “W...

Women’s basketball team riding eight-game win streak

January 25, 2012

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The women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to eight with victories over UW-Oshkosh and UW-Stout this past Wednesday and Saturday. After a 6-4 start to the season, the Warhawk women have turned their season around, vaulting back into contention for the WIAC title. Sophomore guards Mary...

Women’s hoops finally find stride

January 18, 2012

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After the first 10 games of the season, the Warhawk women’s basketball team stood at 6-4 overall and were coming off a three-game losing streak. Conference play began and the `Hawks had a couple weeks over winter break to figure out they needed to improve. They played six games since Christmas and...

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