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Wrestling comes up just short

Charlie Ward, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019

The No. 14 Warhawk wrestling team traveled to Eau Claire Feb. 8 to compete in the WIAC Championship and finished second out of the six teams competing, behind UW-La Crosse. Whitewater wrestlers had great individual performances as well, as they brought home seven top two finishes from the conferenc...

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

John Miller, Staff Writer

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 championship match at the 2017 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin. N...

Wrestlers prepare for WIAC Championships

Graphic by Kirsten Tyrell

Maddie Drain, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

The No. 10 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (10-7 overall, 3-2 WIAC) lost to No. 5 UW-Parkside Rangers 28-15 and battled at UW-Eau Claire’s Don Parker Open this past week where no team scores were kept. Head coach Ned Shuck said the Warhawks used the non-conference meet to give the team’...

Wrestlers take seventh place

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017 The UW-Whitewater wrestling team’s season rolled into Wheaton, Illinois, this past weekend for the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational.  The No. 10 ranked Warhawks placed seventh out of 34 teams that competed with a final point total of 82.0. “It was disappointing,” head coach Ned ...

Wrestlers deliver a slice of victory

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished off a busy weekend with mostly successful results.  The Warhawks ended Jan 21. with  three wins and one loss in a three day span to improve their overall record to 10-6 (3-2 in WIAC).  On Jan. 19, the 12th ranked Warhawks headed up for a showdown UW-La C...

No. 1 ranked wrestlers sweep competition

December 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014 By Christopher Clapper   After a two-day tournament in Grantham, Pennsylvania, that featured four top-25 teams, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling team backed up their No. 1 ranking and left with a first-place finish. Placing all 13 of their wrestlers in the quarterfinals...

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