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Chancellor awards student researchers

Chancellor awards student researchers

Quadrae Walton, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2018


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“High impact practice” was the message relayed on March 22 by Chancellor Beverly Kopper as she handed out awards to research teams that went above and beyond in a variety of categories. The event was held in the University Center Hamilton Room, full of students, faculty members and university...

No. 3 Baseball starts WIAC play undefeated

No. 3 Baseball starts WIAC play undefeated

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018


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The No. 3 UW-Whitewater baseball team started conference play with four straight wins in two doubleheader sweeps of WIAC opponents. On April 5 the Warhawks traveled to Chicago to take on Illinois Tech before hosting UW-Stout in a doubleheader over the weekend. Doubleheader vs. Illinois Tech On Thursday, April 5...

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

After starting off the 2017 season with three straight road games the 2018 UW-W football schedule features a more balanced set of five home games and five road games, including two home games versus teams that defeated the Warhawks in the 2017 season. “We’re excited, obviously we love playing at [Perkin’s Sta...

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 8, 2018


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UW-Whitewater gymnastics junior Lisa O’Donnell placed 11th in the all-around competition with a score of 38.750 April 7 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional at the University of Minnesota's Maturi Pavilion. O’Donnell, who was one of four D-III gymnasts to compete in front of a crowd of 4,700 against...

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at Midwest Invitational

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at Midwest Invitational

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team finished fifth at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Invitational at Cherokee Country Club.   The Warhawks fell to No. 22 Kenyon but defeated Hope (Mich.) and DePauw (Ind.) April 6 and April 7. “The Kenyon match was really exciting,” head coa...

Several UW-W athletic facilities ready to be upgraded

Several UW-W athletic facilities ready to be upgraded

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Just months after finishing an expansion to UW-Whitewater baseball’s Miller Stadium--and while still in the process of an expansion to the Warhawk football team’s locker room--the UW-W athletic department has its eyes set on another expansion to the Warhawk athletic facilities. “We’re conti...

Baseball gets off to hot start during spring trip

Baseball gets off to hot start during spring trip

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


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The No. 2 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team got out of the gates at the RussMatt Invitational hotter than the Florida sun but stumbled in their last two games in Auburndale to finish their spring trip 6-2. The Warhawks outscored their opponents by 49 runs in a perfect 6-0 start on the season, inclu...

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team saved its best for last. The Warhawks captured their second straight national championship March 23 at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championship in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Warhawks score of 193.700 was 1.15 points above runner up UW-La Crosse, and 0.6...

Softball scores even record off the bat

Softball scores even record off the bat

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


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The No.18 UW-Whitewater women’s softball team started off their 2018 season in the team’s National Training Center spring break trip March 22-29 in Clermont, Florida. The Warhawks, who amassed a 7-7 record during the trip, kicked off the season with back-to-back losses to a pair of Massachuset...

Trio of Warhawk swimmers compete at championships

Trio of Warhawk swimmers compete at championships

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


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Three UW-Whitewater women swimmers competed at the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships March 21-24 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Indiana University Natatorium.   Freshman Jessica Lenhart, junior Erin Hawker and senior Michaela Matthys all competed in three e...

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2018


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After posting a 36-9 record and a sweep of the WIAC tournaments last season, the UW-Whitewater baseball team looks to build upon that success in their 2018 campaign. On the mound, the Warhawks will be led by their two All-Americans, seniors Austin Jones and Heath Renz. Last season, Jones posted an 8-3...

Senior flexes out another national title

Senior flexes out another national title

Augie Spankowski, Senior Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018


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Senior Jordan Newman finished off his UW-Whitewater wrestling career just like he did last year – on top. Newman became just the second wrestler in program history to win back-to-back national titles, defeating No. 3 ranked Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa) in the 184-pound division. It was the perfect...

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