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Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

Warhawk wrestler earns national championship

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s wrestling team crowned its first individual national champion since 1991 on March 11, when junior Jordan Newman defeated his fifth-seeded opponent in the 184-pound weight class championship match at the 2017 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin. N...

Four score, many ’Hawks ago

Four score, many ’Hawks ago

March 2, 2016

By Emily Leclair March 2, 2016 The UW-Whitewater wrestling team tied for third place on Feb. 28 at the NCAA Regional Championship at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana where four members of the team earned spots at the NCAA Division-III Championship on March 11 and 12 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “Our reg...

Wrestlers slice through D-III competition

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Chris Clapper In the last conference dual meet of the year, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks wrestling team participated in the WIAC conference match up against the No. 5 ranked UW-LaCrosse Eagles. Both teams entered the night undefeated in the conference, they were again wrestling for...

Wrestling: ‘Hawks reign supreme

Wrestling: 'Hawks reign supreme

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Christopher Clapper The UW-Whitewater wrestling team ended its conference season the same way it started, on top. The No. 2-ranked Warhawks went into the WIAC tournament as the top seed and defeated UW-La Crosse in the final match to secure their third-straight WIAC championship. Head...

Wrestling: Wrestlers trump Eagles again

Wrestling: Wrestlers trump Eagles again

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Christopher Clapper Oh, how the mighty have fallen. After winning 14 straight conference titles from 1998-2011, the No. 14-ranked UW-La Crosse Eagles, once the golden boys of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, have now lost two straight dual meets to the...

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