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UW-W golfers battle weather during Spring Fling

April 19, 2017

With a few weeks left of the spring season, UW-Whitewater women’s golf team placed 16th out of 22 teams on April 14-15, at the Kathy Niepagen Spring Fling in Normal, Illinois. Head coach Andrea Wieland...

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Junior outfielder Brett Krause begins running down the first base line after connecting on a hit as freshman outfielder Matt Wary rounds third base in an April 8 doubleheader vicotry vs. UW-La Crosse. The Warhawks have now won six straight. Photo by Hannah Jewell
April 13, 2017

The No. 4 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team rolled to six straight wins, bringing the team’s early season record to 16-2. On April 5, UW-W took on Ripon College in a non-conference double header....

Sophomore outfielder Caitlin Catino waits for a pitch in a home game. Photo by Sierra High
April 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater softball team won five of six games at home from April 6-9. UW-W first swept the University of Dubuque (Iowa) in consecutive shutouts April 6. The team then posted consecutive comeback...

Track and field teams open outdoor season

Junior Brett Harms leaps over a hurdle in the Rex Foster Invitational. Photo by Sierra High
April 13, 2017

The Warhawk men and women both had strong performances in the team’s first home outdoor track and field meet, in the home Rex Foster Invitational on April 7. There were no team scores kept but many Warhawks...

Warhawks gymnastics wins fourth national title

Sophomore all-around champion Lisa O'Donnell poses during her floor routine at a home meet earlier this year. Photo by Sierra High
April 6, 2017

The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team traveled to UW-Stout the weekend of Friday, March 31 and and came back home soaring high as 2017 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association National Champions. The...

Baseball squad splits doubleheader

Junior outfielder Brett Krause collects a hit during the Warhawks extra-innings loss to St.Scholastica on March 29. Krause went 1-4 with two runs in the loss. Photo by Kimberly Wethal
April 6, 2017

The No. 4 UW-Whitewater baseball team split a doubleheader against St. Scholastica (Minnesota) March 29 in Whitewater. The Warhawks handily won the first game 10-5, but fell in extra innings in the second...

Title proves Perry’s doubters wrong

April 6, 2017

His motto is “train for excellence, achieve greatness.”  Adopting that mentality has propelled UW-Whitewater track and field thrower, senior  Levi Perry, to achieve something in most athlete’s...

Softball begins season 3-1 at home

Freshman pitcher Bella Matthias pitched a complete game shutout victory against UW-La Crosse on April 1. Matthias owns a 5-3 record with 50 strikeouts in 52.2 innings for a 1.99 ERA. Photo by Sierra High
April 6, 2017

The UW-Whitewater softball team emerged with a 3-1 record on the weekend after a pair of home doubleheaders.  The team started conference play with two games on April 1 against 22nd ranked UW-La Crosse. ...

Potent offense propels softball team to hot start

The UW-W softball team huddles following a home victory last season. The No. 21 Warhawks began the season 10-2 in the team’s spring trip to Florida.
March 28, 2017

The Warhawk softball team started the season on a hot streak beginning on March 17 in Clermont, Florida. The ’Hawks started the trip winning five straight games, starting the season sweeping Roger Williams...

Tennis squads head west

March 28, 2017

The men's and women's tennis teams traveled to California over Spring Break to take on some of the best teams in the country. The men's and women's teams did not fare too well in the win column with the...

Golfers begin spring season in Arizona

March 28, 2017

The UW-Whitewater golf team dualed St. Catherine at Villa de Paz Golf Club in Phoenix, Arizona to begin the spring season. The Warhawks had 360 strokes, while the St. Catherine Wildcats won with 330...

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship
March 14, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s wrestling team crowned its first individual national champion since 1991 on March 11, when junior Jordan Newman defeated his fifth-seeded opponent in the 184-pound weight class...

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