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Warhawks dominate Finlandia in four-game sweep

Warhawks dominate Finlandia in four-game sweep

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

A 51-3 tally would be a great football or basketball score. Or it would be a great record for any team. For the No. 20 Warhawk baseball squad, it was the combined score of a four-game sweep it produced over WIAC opponent Finlandia University [Mich.] April 19 and April 20 at Prucha Field at Jim Miller...

Men’s tennis team tops La Crosse in Minnesota

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team traveled up to Winona, Minn. April 13 for a WIAC showdown with UW-La Crosse, and was able to take down the Eagles by an 8-1 score. The win gave the Warhawks their third straight win and improve their record to 12-5 on the season. “There is always a lot of intensity ...

Baseball squad takes down top conference foe

Baseball squad takes down top conference foe

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

The Warhawk baseball team came out victorious in both games of a home doubleheader against top WIAC foe UW-Oshkosh April 6. The first game was a nail-biter that saw Whitewater win on an eighth-inning single from senior second baseman Nick Schrader. The final score was 5-4. In the second contest of ...

Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Warhawks win three games by mercy rule

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

The Warhawk softball team took crisp offense and defense to new heights this past week by sweeping its two opponents by a combined score of 39-8. The Warhawks won three of the four games by mercy rule. UW-W defeated WIAC foe UW-Stevens Point on the road April 4 by scores of 12-2 and 8-3, respectiv...

Freckmann showcases one more time

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

Being named to play in an All-Star game is a rare opportunity for many athletes, but UW-W senior forward Olivia Freckmann became one of the few this past weekend. She competed in the inaugural Beyond Sports Women’s Collegiate All-Star Game in Salem, Va. March 16. Freckmann was one of 20 part...

Warhawks clinch first-round bye

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

The Warhawk women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to nine games in a win over UW-Platteville before being stopped in the regular season finale on the road to UW-River Falls. UW-W finishes the regular season 17-8 overall, 10-4 in the WIAC, and clinches the No. 2 seed and a first-roun...

Men’s basketball in trouble

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

After losing its makeup game on the road to UW-Oshkosh, the Warhawk men’s basketball team split its normal week of competition with a home loss to UW-Stevens Point, followed by a road win against UW-Stout. UW-W’s standing in the WIAC does not make things easier, however, as it is currently sixth with a...

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...

Lady Warhawks win five straight

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

After its midweek game was cancelled due to the Polar Vortex, the Warhawk women’s basketball team took down UW-Eau Claire by a score of 68-55 at Kachel Gymnasium Feb. 2. Whitewater has not jumped into third place in the WIAC and is on a five-game winning streak. Senior forward Olivia Freckmann was the high...

Volleyball ends season in second round

Volleyball ends season in second round

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The No. 18 women’s volleyball team rolled into Grand Rapids, Michigan for their 26th NCAA Tournament appearance in the last 27 seasons, but fell short to regional host and No. 1 Calvin College (Mich.) in the second round, 3-1. The loss ended the Warhawks’ season, finishing with a 25-8 overall record ...

DeLuga ends soccer career in style

DeLuga ends soccer career in style

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

November 12, 2018

The women’s soccer season might be over, but senior defender Payton DeLuga will be remembered as a top contributor from all areas of the field. DeLuga hails from Algonquin, Illinois and attended Dundee Crown High School, where she was named the Fox Valley All-Conference player in soccer. Her play insp...

Women’s soccer falls in WIAC semifinal

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

The women’s soccer team lost their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament regional semifinal match against UW-La Crosse by a score of 2-0 Nov. 1, ending the season for the Warhawks. Whitewater finished the season with a 10-10-1 overall record, while going 3-4 in conference pl...

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