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Conference Champions

The women's basketball team celebrates winning their ninth regular season conference championship after their win over Oshkosh.

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Women’s basketball team won both their games this week, clinching the WIAC Championship outright on Wednesday night over UW Oshkosh (15-10 [8-6 conf.]) with 75-71 victory. The Warhawks (23-2 [13-1 conf.]) finished out the season with a trip to UW-Stout (15-10 [6-8 conf.])  Feb. 22 and won ...

Women’s golf ready for NCAA title run

The University of Wisconsin- Whitewater’s women’s golf team claimed its second straight Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship and will play for the NCAA title in the spring.

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018

The list of championships UW-Whitewater holds is now a little longer thanks to the women’s golf team. The Warhawks became back-to-back Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Champions Oct. 7, and the women are now ready to make a strong run in the NCAA Division III Championship in May of next...

Women’s golf crowned as WIAC champs for first time since ’99

Zach Hastings, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

The women’s golf team used a record breaking performance to place first in the three-round WIAC Championship Oct. 6-8, capturing its’ third championship in school history. The Warhawks entered the final day of the tournament behind second-place finisher UW-Stout by three strokes. UW-W posted a Su...

‘Hawks dispatch UW-Stout in first round of WIAC tournament

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 22, 2017

After beating the UW-Stout Blue Devils at home by 35 two and a half weeks ago, the three-seeded UW-Whitewater Warhawks were in a much tighter contest in the team’s 78-69 victory Feb. 21 in the first round of the WIAC tournament. Head coach Pat Miller was not surprised it was a closer game. “We...

Women’s Hoops ‘All In’ for tourney

Women’s Hoops ‘All In’ for tourney

March 2, 2016

By Adam Reed March 2, 2016 The 24th-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-7 overall) is headed to the NCAA Division-III National Tournament. It will be the 15th time the Warhawks have competed in the event. Players were informed their selection to the tournament following a team meeting...

‘Hawks seeded No. 2 in WIAC

'Hawks seeded No. 2 in WIAC

November 5, 2014

By Justin St. Peter Nov. 5, 2014 To most people, a heavy wind is an annoyance. In soccer, a heavy wind completely changes a team’s gameplan. The Warhawks men’s soccer team battled through heavy winds in both games this past week. The ’Hawks beat conference foes UW-Platteville Pioneers on...

‘Hawks win eight straight

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Paul Bressler Despite not having two-time All-American Megan Humphreys, the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team won its eighth consecutive WIAC Championship at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison. “It was tougher than ever,” Barnes said. “We were without our top player in Megan...

‘Hawks win fifth straight WIAC championship

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Kali Schmieding The UW-Whitewater Warhawks women’s soccer team finished up WIAC play Oct. 25, with an 8-0 win against UW-Superior Yellowjackets. The ’Hawks are currently ranked 13th in the country and have won their last 13 games. The team finished 8-0 in the WIAC for the third...

‘Hawks win on late goal

'Hawks win on late goal

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Justin St. Peter As the saying goes, revenge is a dish best served cold. The Warhawks men’s soccer team gave the University of Chicago Maroons the main course on Oct. 25 at Perkins Stadium with a 1-0 win in double overtime. The ’Hawks thought they had won the game last year...

Pat Miller – RP Coach of the Year

Pat Miller - RP Coach of the Year

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Two seasons away from winning a national championship back in 2011-12, men’s head basketball coach Pat Miller entered this season with more than just a title in mind. Royal Purple’s Coach of the Year award winner and former national championship-...

Alexandra Bayliss – RP Female Athlete of the Year – Senior seeks teaching, coaching back home

Alexandra Bayliss - RP Female Athlete of the Year - Senior seeks teaching, coaching back home

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Paul Bressler   Senior Alexandra Bayliss, the most accomplished tennis player in UW-Whitewater history, can add yet another award to her collection after winning Royal Purple’s 2014 Female Athlete of the Year. “That’s really cool,” Bayliss said. “Hon...

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