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Women’s Volleyball Hosts Dig Panici Classic

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team reverted to its winning ways during the UW-Whitewater Dig Panici Classic on Oct. 5-6. The Dig Panici Classic is an annual tournament the Warhawks host to honor the late Lisa Panici, a former Warhawk volleyball player who battled with cancer and passed ...

Boudreau spikes her way to 400 career wins

Boudreau spikes her way to 400 career wins

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

Women’s volleyball head coach Stacy Boudreau knows how to lead a team to victory. In her first year coaching  forWhitewater in 2005, Boudreau led the Warhawks to their second national championship in program history. The team has made an appearance in the NCAA tournament every season since except ...

Women’s volleyball opens conference play with win

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 24, 2018

Women’s volleyball kicked off conference play Sept. 19 with a 3-1 victory on the road against UW-Stevens Point. The Warhawks defeated the Pointers by scores of 25-22, 15-25, 25-21, 25-18. In the first set, the Warhawks and Pointers battled back and forth, exchanging frequent scoring runs. Stevens Point c...

Women’s volleyball end of October recap

Eli Johnson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

  The No. 9 UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team fell 3-2 to UW- Eau Claire Oct.27 in a highly competitive conference dual inside Russell Arena. After dropping the first set, the Warhawks went up 2-1. The Blugolds battled back and took the final two sets, including a nail bitting 15-12 fifth...

’Hawks go 4-2, look to get healthy

September 19, 2012

Coming into the week, the Warhawks volleyball team was ranked 10th in the AVCA Division III Coaches Poll and had an opportunity to continue to rise in the rankings. The ’Hawks played six matches in four days and ended the week at 4-2. The team battled through sickness and injury throughout the week,...

’Hawks go 2-2 over weekend, knock off No. 11 Elmhurst

September 11, 2012

The Warhawk women’s volleyball team, ranked No. 12 in the AVCA top 25 poll, knocked off No.11 Elmhurst College on Saturday, winning the match 3-2. The win capped off a 2-2 weekend for the ’Hawks at the Washington University ASICS Invitational in St. Louis. Friday saw the ’Hawks go 0-2, losing...

Volleyball team falls in first round

November 16, 2011

The No. 21 ranked women’s volleyball team fell to No. 15 ranked University of Chicago 3-1 on Friday. The loss was a disappointment due to high expectations set early on. The WIAC champions didn’t have their best game going for them from the start. “We just didn’t come out and execute [the...

Volleyball team captures 14th WIAC championship

November 9, 2011

The Warhawks came into the WIAC Tournament with an opportunity to keep their playoff fate in their hands. They got the job done in the semi-final round against UW-Eau Claire and advanced to the championship match to take on UW-Stevens Point. The Blugolds held their own against the Warhawks, but los...

Warhawks finish 2-1 in final UW-W Invitational

October 26, 2011

Last weekend the volleyball team hosted the third and final UW-Whitewater Invite and potentially the final home games for the seniors. UW-Whitewater defeated No. 4 Wittenberg University and Wartburg College and lost to No. 10 Carthage College. Up next for the ‘Hawks is a trio of conference road...

Three cheers for four years

October 12, 2011

“I still remember coming in day one as a freshman,” senior Sofia Sanchez said. “Now, looking back, where did the time go?” Sanchez, along with Alyssa Bauer and Kelli Trautmann, make up a trio of seniors on the volleyball team this season. Together they are the starting backcourt and have played...

Volleyball team rebounds after tough loss to UW-SP

October 5, 2011

Since losing the conference opener at UW-Stevens Point on Sept. 21, the volleyball team has erupted offensively winning seven matches in a row. After starting the season with an 8-4 record, the No. 22 ranked ’Hawks have now improved their record to 15-4, including a 9-0 record at home. The ...

Volleyball team sweeps home opponents

September 28, 2011

The American Volleyball Coaches Association No. 21 ranked Warhawk volleyball team (10-4) faced a trio of WIAC opponents last week to begin conference play. The team lost to UW-Stevens Point on Sept. 21, but won games at home against UW-Superior and UW-Eau Sept. 23 and 24. The ‘Hawks will continu...

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