Author Archives: Kevin Bargender

Sports Briefs 09/18/2017

Women’s Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to Seven The Pointer volleyball team finished the second week of September with six straight wins, extending their winning streak to seven, and sit atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) as of Sunday, Sept. 18. UW-Stevens Point lost only one set and swept the other five matches on their way to a perfect week. ... Read More »

Women’s Soccer Off to A Hot Start as Conference Play Approaches

Women’s Soccer off to Hot Start as Conference Play Approaches As of Wednesday, Sept. 20, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is listed as second in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and is riding a three-game win streak as conference play draws near. Through the Pointers early success, the team believes that they can improve. “We have probably exceeded other people’s ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: September 12, 2017

Football Team Claims Victory in Michigan Stevens Point took care of business on Saturday night, beating Albion College 33-19. Quarterback Ryan Swigart threw for 326 yards on 31 attempts, while backup quarterback Matt Urmanski threw for 40 yards on four attempts and added a rushing touchdown. Two of the Pointer receivers broke the 100-yard mark during the game. Steve Herra ... Read More »

Baseball Season Review

  Season Review: Pointer Baseball Ready to Build on Returning Experience   The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team finished their season on a sour note in mid-May, losing two games in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament to UW-La Crosse. Now the players are looking to improve on last year’s finish. Last year’s team tied for second place in ... Read More »

Summer Sports Analytics Conference a Success

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point hosted the inaugural Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference this past summer and the event yielded positive results. Attendance of the conference was estimated to be around 200 people. Around 60 speakers, panelists and research poster presenters were on hand to educate and spread their message to the audience about the advancements that sports analytics ... Read More »

Sports Analytics Conference Set at UW-Stevens Point

Sports Analytics Conference set at UW-Stevens Point The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be hosting the Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference, set for Thursday, July 13. Over 35 speakers are already committed to a growing list of presenters who will be discussing the latest concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of sports analytics. The event will feature ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: May 8, 2017

Softball Splits Final Series of Season The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point softball team traveled to Milwaukee on Thursday to take on Wisconsin Lutheran College in a two-game series. Stevens Point split the series with a record of 1-1. Ashley Cohen pitched a scoreless game as the Pointers won game one in extra innings with a score of 3-0. The game ... Read More »

Fall Football Preview: New Schedule, Same Expectations

Early last month, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football schedule was announced. The announcement gave players, coaches and fans their first view of where they will be spending their Saturday afternoons this fall. The Pointers open their season on Sept. 2, at home versus St. Norbert College. Point will then take a trip to Albion, Michigan to take on Albion ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: April 30, 2017

Baseball Team Experiences Road Woes The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team traveled to UW-La Crosse on Friday for a four-game series. The Pointers would finish with a 1-3 record. In game one, the Eagles scored in each of the first four innings, jumping out to a 4-0 lead over Point. Tommy Duddleston hit an RBI fly out to right ... Read More »

Sports Brief: April 23, 2017

Baseball Splits Series with Warhawks The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team hosted UW-Whitewater on Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, in a four-game series. The Pointers finished with a 2-2 record. Game one got off to a slow start as the Warhawks scored three unanswered runs in the first five innings. The Pointers picked up momentum in the sixth inning ... Read More »