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NCAA Tournament bid clinched

NCAA Tournament bid clinched

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

The UW-W women’s basketball team has been nearly unstoppable as of late, winning nine of 10 games before the WIAC Tournament started.   The Warhawks carried their momentum from the regular season and advanced to the WIAC Championship game with a tight 53-51 over No. 25 UW-La Crosse in the WIAC semifinal...

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...

Women’s basketball team adds another milestone

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

The Warhawk women’s basketball team is a more than successful program. Since 2007, they’ve won five Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships and have appeared in 11 NCAA tournaments, three of which were Final Fours. On Sept. 29, the Warhawks added another milestone to their sto...

A truly great career for Trewyn

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

UW-Whitewater women’s basketball senior guard Brooke Trewyn may just be the most accomplished women’s basketball player in the history of Whitewater. When Trewyn graduated from Whitewater High School in 2014, she held five career records and six season or game records for the women’s basket...

Defense paces War hawks undefeated start

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2017

The No. 20 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is finding just about every way to win games to being its season. The Warhawks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 75-64 victory over Elmhurst College (IL) in their season opener Nov. 15 in a non-conference road match. The next two games were...

Warhawks soar to top of WIAC standings

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

The UW-Whitewater Warhawks women’s basketball team (16-1 overall, 6-0 WIAC), claimed sole possession of first place in the conference standings after two conference victories. The first game of the week took place on Jan. 18 when the Titans of UW-Oshkosh came to Kachel Gymnasium for a first place...

UW-Whitewater dominant at more than just football

April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 Commentary by Lucas Wimmer It’s easy for the topic of conversation to go directly to football when talking about UW-Whitewater, and for good reason. The Warhawks have competed in eight of the last nine NCAA Division-III championship games, and have won four of the last five. From...

‘Hawks rip through regional, advance to Final Four

'Hawks rip through regional, advance to Final Four

March 13, 2013

  By Zach Hicks Asphyxiating defense, vicious rebounding and tightknit chemistry has led the Warhawks women’s basketball team to focus their crosshairs on a national championship. The ’Hawks (25-6), ranked No. 22 in the latest d3hoops.com top-25 poll, knocked off the No. 10 Simpson...

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