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Senior flexes out another national title

Senior flexes out another national title

Augie Spankowski, Senior Sports Reporter

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, defeating No. 3 ranked Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa) in the 184-pound division. It was the perfect...

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

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 win back-to-back national championships and, this time, it was over No. 3 seeded Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa...

UW-W’s Big 3 off to Ohio

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

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 behind Augsburg (147 points) and UW-La Crosse (128.0 points), but managed to produce a few notable ...

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Warhawk grapplers wrap up strong regular season

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

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 regular season. The Warhawks finished off the season with an overall record of 10-5, remaining unde...

‘Hawks come up short of WIAC title

‘Hawks come up short of WIAC title

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

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 and Jordan Newman, as well as sophomores Hazen Rice and Mike Tortorice, each finished atop the po...

Senior leave permanent mark

Senior leave permanent mark

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

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 Austin Quartullo and Jordan Newman prior to competition, then claimed victory in eight of the 10 w...

Warhawks Welcome Wisco

Warhawks Welcome Wisco

Augie Spankowsk, Staff Reporter

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 over UW-Madison’s Patrick Spray. The Warhawks lost nine of the dual’s 10 matches; two by pi...

UW-W Wrestling Recap of December 2nd

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

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 the day 2-1 (5-1 overall) as they were also able to beat No. 21 Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.) in domin...

Warhawks claim wrestling wins

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

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 major, and once we’re getting close to that major, we’re looking for the tech,” junior Christian...

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