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Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Volleyball short of WIAC tourney title

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire have been UW-Whitewater’s two biggest rivals for years. That is what the no. 18 women’s volleyball team had to go through to win its second WIAC Tournament championship in three years, but it fell just short to no. 15 UW-Eau Claire in the tournament final Nov. 3 in Eau...

Warhawk football earns share of conference

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

Thirty-six. That’s the number of Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships the No. 5 Warhawk football team is striving for after clinching at least a share of this year’s title with a 40-10 victory over UW-Stout and the help of No. 10 UW-Oshkosh’s loss to UW-Stevens Point. Whit...

Women’s tennis claims another WIAC title

The women’s tennis team secured its 12th straight WIAC title Oct. 21 in Madison. The 
Warhawks now have 19 overall conference championships and will seek a national title in May.

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

A winning tradition is an important theme for UW-Whitewater athletics, and the women’s tennis team just added to that. After completing a dominant fall schedule, the Warhawks went on to win their 12th straight Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title Oct. 21. The tournament took place at Nielsen ...

Women’s soccer bounces back in conference matches

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018

It was a bounce-back week for the women’s soccer team as it went 2-0 in their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchups against UW-Platteville and UW-Stout. On Oct. 17, the team made the trip against Platteville a victorious one with a 1-0 win in a defensive battle. The Warhawks were in t...

Robinson seeks to continue stellar career

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2018

If you have ever attended a women’s volleyball game this year, chances are you have seen senior libero Brittany Robinson make plays all over the court. So far this season, the star senior has played in 77 sets, which equals out to 21 matches. She averages 5.73 digs per set, a .29 aces-per-set per...

Women’s soccer drops rank in WIAC

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 9, 2018

Women’s soccer fell behind in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings after falling to both UW-Oshkosh and UW-La Crosse. The Warhawks now drop to 6-7-1 overall and 0-3 in WIAC play. In the first conference matchup of the week, UW-W lost 2-0 at home against rival UW-Oshkosh on...

Boudreau spikes her way to 400 career wins

Boudreau spikes her way to 400 career wins

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

Women’s volleyball head coach Stacy Boudreau knows how to lead a team to victory. In her first year coaching  forWhitewater in 2005, Boudreau led the Warhawks to their second national championship in program history. The team has made an appearance in the NCAA tournament every season since except ...

Football to rely on intensity, strength

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018

At the end of the 2017 season, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team rallied to win its last six games, ending with a 7-3 overall record and 6-1 record in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The Warhawks started the 2017 season 1-3, including a loss on the road to ...

Volleyball favored to win WIAC

File photo, Evan Halpop

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 3, 2018

A preseason poll shows the 2018 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s (WIAC) head coaches and informational directors predicting the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s volleyball team will win this year’s championship title. The Warhawks finished their 2017 season with a 22-8 r...

Baseball chains together wins in five of six

Junior infielder Nick Schrader gets a gold chain around his neck after hitting a homer in the third inning of the Warhawks’ game against UW-Stevens Point May 4.

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018

The UW-Whitewater baseball team is currently ranked No. 2 in the country, and this past week they proved their worth. In just six games the Warhawks went 5-1 and outscored their opponents 76 to 21. On April 30, they played a make-up game against Saint Scholastica (Minn.) that was rescheduled due to wea...

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

From AIM buddies to college roommates, UW-Whitewater softball players Julia Camardo and Caitlin Catino have been friends for over half of their lives. Camardo and Catino met while in elementary school and are now in their junior year of college. Suitable for the two softball standouts, their friend...

Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

The Warhawks celebrate after recieving the WIAC Championship Tournament trophy for the sixth consecutive season. The six straight tournament championships is the longest streak in conference history.

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

After winning back-to-back regular season WIAC championships for the first time since 2008-2009, the Warhawks softball team won their sixth consecutive WIAC Conference tournament. The Warhawks defeated the UW-Oshkosh Titans 6-5 on championship Sunday to claim their automatic bid to the NCAA DIII t...

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