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Bright future on the mats

UW-Whitewater wrestling team members Jerred Grell (left) and Ryan Vedner participate in a
warm-up drill during a team practice inside the Myers Family Wrestling Gymnasium Nov. 13.
November 15, 2020

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s wrestling team came into the 2020-2021 season with a much different look than last year. The team lost many wrestlers to graduation and now will suit up into the...

Senior flexes out another national title

Senior flexes out another national title
Wrestler caps career with consecutive championships
March 18, 2018

Senior Jordan Newman finished off his UW-Whitewater wrestling career just like he did last year – on top. Newman became just the second wrestler in program history to win back-to-back national titles,...

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

Senior Jordan Newman defeated No.3 seeded Tyler Lutes of Wartburg 9-1 major decision to go back-to-back as the nation’s 184- pound National Champion. Newman went 4-0 in his championship run over the weekend. Photo is from the WIAC Championships.
March 13, 2018

Senior Jordan Newman secured his second consecutive national title on Saturday, March 10 at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio. Newman is only the second Warhawk to ever...

UW-W’s Big 3 off to Ohio

February 25, 2018

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished in third place this weekend at the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regional Tournament, hosted by Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minn. The Warhawks finished...

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season
February 19, 2018

As the University of UW-Whitewater wrestling team spends the weekend preparing for the NCAA Division III Regional Championships next weekend (February 23-24th), here’s a recap of their successful 2017-18...

‘Hawks come up short of WIAC title

'Hawks come up short of WIAC title
February 12, 2018

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team collected four individual titles and finished in second place Feb.9 at the WIAC Championships at Kachel Gymnasium. The team’s two graduating seniors, Austin Quartullo...

Senior leave permanent mark

Senior leave permanent mark
February 5, 2018

The No. 8 UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished their season undefeated in WIAC duals (10-5 overall, 5-0 WIAC) after stomping UW-Eau Claire 36-7 Jan.31 on Senior Night. The Warhawks recognized seniors...

Warhawks Welcome Wisco

The referee raises sophomore Wilder Wichman’s hand after his 7-2 decision victory over the Badger’s Patrick Spray at 149 pounds. Wichman was
the only Warhawks’ wrestler to claim a victory in his match against the UW-Madison wrestling squad.
December 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team (5-3) fell to Division I UW-Madison (38-3) Dec.9 in Kachel Gymnasium. The Warhawks solo win came from sophomore Wilder Wichman at 149 pounds, winning by a 7-2 decision...

UW-W Wrestling Recap of December 2nd

December 7, 2017

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team upset No. 1 ranked Wartburg (Iowa) in their last of three dual meets by a score of 21-20 Dec.2 at the Candlewood Suites Duals at UW-La Crosse. The Warhawks finished...

Warhawks claim wrestling wins

November 15, 2017

The UW-Whitewater  wrestling team came away with a handful of podium finishers Nov.11 at the Luther Open in Decorah, Iowa. “We weren’t looking to win by those couple points, we’re looking to...

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