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Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018

As the University of UW-Whitewater wrestling team spends the weekend preparing for the NCAA Division III Regional Championships next weekend (February 23-24th), here’s a recap of their successful 2017-18 regular season. The Warhawks finished off the season with an overall record of 10-5, remaining unde...

Give her a shot

Sam Frink, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

UW-Whitewater junior, Rachel Klumb, is a part of the changing demographic of hunters across the country.         Young American women, like Klumb, are taking to the uplands, marshes, and woods in numbers never seen before, which is an encouraging fact for the future of our nation's outdoor t...

UW-W reigns supreme again

UW-W reigns supreme again

February 19, 2016

By Adam Reed Feb. 17, 2016 The 13th-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team won its fifth consecutive conference championship in Stevens Point on Sunday. The Warhawks held off the fifth-ranked UW-LaCrosse team by an overall score of 161.5 to 156. Not only is this the fifth-straight conference championsh...

Wrestlers reach reversal in Eau Claire

February 15, 2016

By Adam Reed Feb. 10, 2016 The 14th-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team competed in its last home meet on Feb. 4, followed by a road trip to UW-Eau Claire for the Don Parker Open on Feb. 6. It was a tale of two very different events for the Warhawks, who could not find a way to win. The UW-Parkside R...

Wrestlers rule the podium

February 3, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 By Emily Leclair The No. 14-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team had seven top-five individual finishes in the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational on Jan. 29-30, where the Warhawks took first of 33 teams, beating out six other nationally ranked programs. “We know it was a big tournament an...

’Hawks finish up WIAC Play

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Emily Leclair The No. 20-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team completed its last WIAC meet of the season, finishing with a 4-1 record, including a victory over No. 5 ranked UW-La Crosse on Jan. 21, and a current overall record of 22-16. “I’m obviously not happy about the one loss,...

‘Hawks fall to UW-Madison

November 16, 2015

By Kali Schmieding Nov. 16, 2015 The No. 11 ranked Whitewater wrestling team kicked off its 2015-16 season last Thursday against Division I UW-Madison. The ’Hawks were defeated 43-0 in four matches. “It was a little rough in terms of the scoreboard,” head coach Ned Shuck said. “The...

Young team looks to build off last year’s success

November 11, 2015

By Evan Carlin and Justin St. Peter Nov. 11, 2015 The Warhawks wrestling team will officially start its 2015-2016 campaign Nov. 12, on the road against UW-Madison. This meet will be the first competition for both schools after each school hosted its own intra-squad scrimmage prior to this match up. ...

Road to Hershey is sweet for the Warhawks

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Chris Clapper For the third consecutive year, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks won the regional tournament, edging out runner-up Wabash College and rival UW-La Crosse. The ’Hawks will send seven individual wrestlers to the NCAA National Tournament in two weeks in Hershey, Pennsylvania....

Wrestlers win fourth straight WIAC title

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Chris Clapper For the fourth time in four years, the Warhawks’ wrestling team walked out of the WIAC conference tournament as champions. Compiling 162.50 points, it finished ahead of UW-La Crosse (138.50), UW-Stevens Point (109.50), UW-Platteville (59), UW-Oshkosh (45) and UW-Eau...

‘Hawks roll through invite

‘Hawks roll through invite

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Evan Carlin The UW-Whitewater men’s wrestling team traveled to Wheaton, Illinois, Jan. 30 and Jan. 31 where it competed in the annual Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational. The Warhawks won it for the second consecutive year. Head coach Ned Shuck was only worried about the ’Hawks...

Wrestlers slice through D-III competition

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Chris Clapper In the last conference dual meet of the year, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks wrestling team participated in the WIAC conference match up against the No. 5 ranked UW-LaCrosse Eagles. Both teams entered the night undefeated in the conference, they were again wrestling for...

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