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Pointer’s Football Defeats Eau Claire The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point righted the ship with a home victory over UW-Eau Claire, snapping a two-game losing streak and claiming its first conference victory of the season on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Pointer’s rushing attack led the team to the win with 266 yards on offense. Running back Shamaj Williams gained 147 yards ... Read More »

Student-Athlete Profile: Sarah Peplinski

Sarah Peplinski, a Stevens Point Area Senior High School alumna, is the current goal keeper for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s soccer team. Peplinski is enrolled as a senior at UWSP and is majoring in Philosophy with a concentration on religious studies. The 22-year-old played Women’s Soccer for San Jose State Spartans her freshmen year of college before transferring ... Read More »

Waterski and Wakeboard Club Makes Splash

As most students are aware, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers an incredibly wide variety of clubs to join, appealing heavily to the immense range of interests across the student body. One club that has achieved the Stevens Point Involvement Network’s main goal of a tight-knit bond and a fun environment over the past several years is the Water ski ... Read More »

Women’s Golf Season: A Chance to Grow for the Future

Women’s Golf Season: A Chance to Grow for the Future The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s golf placed in the bottom half in four out of five golf matches this season, but that fact has not discouraged the team or coaching staff. Stevens Point has experienced the displeasure of having little roster depth and no true number one golfer to ... Read More »

Sports Briefs

Pointer Football Struggles in Road Loss Stevens Point failed to get on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter on Saturday, Oct. 7, and fell to UW-Oshkosh, on the road, 49-17 to drop to 0-2 in conference play. Oshkosh scored 49 unanswered points as they cruised to victory over the injury riddled Pointers. The Pointers did not get on the scoreboard ... Read More »

Cross Country Finding Early Season Success

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s and women’s cross country teams have placed in the top five each of the first three invitationals this season. The team credits hard work and a team bonds for their early success. Junior men’s team runner Alex Egbert outlined team unity as a key strength. “I would say we’re a pretty close team. We’re ... Read More »

Sports Briefs 10/3/2017

Pointers Open Conference Play with Loss Stevens Point football fell to UW-La Crosse in their conference home opener and their annual Pink Game by a score of 35-13 on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Goerke Park. The Pointers struggled to get any offensive momentum in the first half as the Eagles held them scoreless. UWSP’s scoring came via the defense in ... Read More »

Sports Briefs 9/27/17

Volleyball Women’s Volleyball Drops Three of Four on the Road Stevens Point volleyball fell in three of their four matches and finished week three of their season with an overall record of 14-5. The Pointers began the week with a conference opener on the road versus UW-Whitewater and dropped the contest, 3-2. Match leaders for Stevens Point included: April Gehl ... Read More »

Football Team Looking to Build on Momentum Heading into Conference Play

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point holds an undefeated record, 3-0, this season and is led by the dynamic duo of seniors Jerry Williams and Ryan Swigart as the team looks to steamroll the competition with conference play ahead. As of Sept. 25, the Pointers have scored 108 points, while holding opponents to 80. Swigart, UWSP’s starting quarterback, has tossed nine ... Read More »

Pink Game to Highlight Start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is a devastating disease that has impacted the lives of many across the nation. UWSP is offering it’s support to victims of the disease through fundraisers and awareness during their October campaign. Many students, athletes, coaches and staff members around campus have been impacted by cancer in some form. According to Cancer.gov, breast cancer is the most diagnosed ... Read More »