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UW-W to host hoops championships

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The 2017 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NIWBT) is set to be hosted by UW-Whitewater March 9-11. The men’s (20-4) and women’s (11-8) UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams will participate in separate tournaments, alongside teams from across the country. For the men’s team...

Women’s team takes third in the nation

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Josh Sinclair After back-to-back national championships, the No. 1 ranked women’s wheelchair basketball team came up short in its quest for a third straight championship. The Whitewater women’s wheelchair team took third place in the NCAA tournament this weekend in Columbia,...

‘Hawks to host CID tourney

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s wheelchair teams have witnessed success as they enter the 2013-14 season with a combined five national championships in the past three years that the expectations for this year should be no different. Both men’s head coach,...

Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

Women's Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Ryan Altman Living more than 4,200 miles away in Cologne, Germany, Mareike Adermann enjoyed years of playing stand-up basketball. It wasn’t until several ACL injuries later, at the age of 17, that forced her to put a hold on playing a sport she loved. Instead...

Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks capture three-peat in Arlington, Texas

Women's Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks capture three-peat in Arlington, Texas

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas The Warhawks women’s wheelchair basketball team has done it again. After finishing the regular season with a spotless 13-0 record, the team clinched its third consecutive national championship title at the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball...

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

Men/Women Wheelchair Basketball: Warhawks confident heading into March

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Ryan Altman The Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams wrapped up their regular seasons last weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., combining for six victories, ahead of the upcoming National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. This tournament...

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend

M/W Wheelchair Basketball: Perfect Weekend

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Ryan Altman There is only one word that can describe the success of the UW-Whitewater Warhawks men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams this past weekend: perfection. During a two-day span on Jan. 25 and 26 at the University of Edinboro, the two teams combined for...

Women’s wheelchair team earns first title

March 14, 2012

History was made in Champaign, Ill., last Saturday when the women’s wheelchair basketball team won its first national championship. The Warhawks defeated the three-time defending champs, the University of Alabama, 63-34. “I could not be more excited and proud for our girls and for the program going...

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