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Ashton Doll: Settting the bar as high as the net

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

Ashton Doll is part of an exclusive, yet fading group of athletes, in league with Bo Jackson, Jim Thorpe and Deion Sanders. The 6' 3" senior from Lancaster, Wisconsin is a dual sport athlete. While she currently anchors the volleyball team’s front line, you also might have seen her participating in ...

Women’s volleyball takes WIAC runner-up spot

photo by Grace Holler / Photo Editor

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

The No. 18 women’s volleyball team split its week of competition by handily sweeping UW-La Crosse at home Oct. 24 then falling to No. 13 and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion UW-Eau Claire 3-1 on the road Oct. 26. The Warhawks’ victory against UW-L came on Spooky Spike Night...

Volleyball stacks up wins at weekend tournament

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 10, 2018

Women’s volleyball scored two match wins and one loss in the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament over the weekend. The two-day tournament included three matches total. The Warhawks defeated Ohio Wesleyan and Aurora (Ill.) They lost in five games to No. 10 Illinois Wesleyan, but won their first game...

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...

UW-W Volleyball left out of NCAA’s

The Warhawks won their first two conference games, but were unable to take down the UW- La Crosse in the conference championship. After not receiving an at large bid for the NCAA tournament, it will be the first time since 1991 the Warhawks wont be in the tournament

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2017

The Warhawks lost more than just a conference tournament this weekend. After the No. 16 UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team triumphed 3-1 over UW-Eau Claire Nov. 2 in a WIAC tournament semifinal contest, the team was defeated 3-0 by UW-La Crosse two days later in the WIAC tournament championship...

Volleyball drops No. 7 Northwestern in top ten battle

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Taking down a top ten opponent in the process, No.9 UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team extended their win streak to 11 with two victories Oct. 14 at the Northwestern Invitational in St. Paul, Minnesota. UW-W (18-3, 5-0) toppled host and No.7 University of Northwestern (Minn.) in thei...

Women’s volleyball wins eighth straight at home

A Warhawks women's volleyball player positions to bump the ball back over the net during a home game.

Calahan Steed, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team’s home dominance continued as the Warhawks dropped UW-Platteville in three sets. The ninth-ranked Warhawks were able to improve to 15-3 on the year, while Platteville falls to 13-12 overall. Junior Amanda Spera led the Warhawks with nine kills and ...

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