Sports

Sports Brief: April 23, 2017

Tyler Thomka up to bat for the Pointers. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

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 »

Track and Field Team Looks for Strong Outdoor Season Finish

A UWSP runner rounds the corner. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

The 2017 track and field season is nearing an end. For the seniors on the team, this is the last chance to experience the thrill of competing for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Senior Jerry Williams believes that this is the best year he has had on campus. When asked about how he felt the team was competing this year, ... Read More »

The Gray Area of Intramurals

A soccer ball sitting on a field. "Central Park – Adidas Soccer Ball" by Joe Solo is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

On March 5, two soccer intramural teams, The Exotics and Bye Week, were scheduled to compete against one another in the block 3 championships. Kelsey Schneider, junior and a member of Bye Week, had work obligations and was forced to show up late to the game. According to Kenny Cyracus, junior and Intramurals and Outdoor Rentals Head Official, each intramural ... Read More »

Curling Team Brings Home Medal from National Championship

The skip prepares to deliver the stone. "Curling #1" by Morten is licensed under CC BY 2.0

In early March, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s curling team took home the bronze medal at the College Curling National Championships held in Utica, New York. UWSP’s team practices once a week on Sunday nights. The team also participates in about 10 tournaments per season. Jillian Behling, vice-president of the curling club, has been on the team since her freshman ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: 4/16/2017

A Pointer awaits the pitch. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Baseball Has Strong Finish to Series The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team went on the road to take on the UW-Platteville in a four-game series Thursday and Friday, April 13-14, finishing with a record of 3-1. The Pointers found themselves down 3-0 in the first inning of game one. Stevens Point answered with their own three-run inning as Tyler Thomka ... Read More »

Rugby Teams Reunite with Former Players

A rugby ball sits on a field. "Cus Torino-Lions Piacenza7" by Max is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

After a successful fall season, the men’s rugby team will participate in a friendly competition with their former players at their annual alumni game. Brady Lepak, senior and president of the men’s rugby team, said that the tentative date for the game is May 6. According to Lepak, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s rugby team formed in the 1970s. ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: April 10, 2016

A couple of Pointer's hats and gloves. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Baseball Splits Series in Conference Home Opener The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team opened their home schedule over the weekend to take on UW-Oshkosh, finishing the weekend with a record of 2-2 versus the Titans. The Pointers started the weekend with a positive, winning the first game of the series on Saturday. Cole Erickson, now with a 2-1 record, ... Read More »

Timber Sports Team Chops Through Competition

Example of timber sports. Photo provided by wikimeida

On April 1, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point timber sports team took second place at the 65th Annual Midwestern Forester’s Conclave. The once a year conclave brings together timber sports teams to compete in both academic and physical forester related events. This year’s conclave was held at Iowa State University. There were 26 UWSP students that traveled to the event. ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: April 5, 2017

William IIoncaie bats for the Pointers. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Spring Break Trip Brings Mixed Results for Pointer Baseball The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team headed to Auburndale, Florida, over spring break as part of an invitational to compete against teams across the nation. The team competed in a total of nine games, finishing with a record of 5-4. The Pointers started off with a 6-5 win against UMass Boston. ... Read More »

Doubles Partners Work to Step up their Game

The tennis team gathers on the court. Photo courtesy of Erin Lemmer.

Doubles partners, Erin Lemmer and Elizabeth Wilichowski bring passion and skill to the tennis court. Lemmer and Wilichowski have been working hard at practice throughout spring season to work on improving their skills for fall’s competitive season. Lemmer has been playing for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point tennis team since her freshman year. She plays both single and doubles matches, ... Read More »