Sports

Student-Athlete Profile: Taylor Barrett

A senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, starting post player Taylor Barrett has earned playing time in each of her four seasons on the UWSP women’s basketball team and broke into the starting lineup as a junior. The Monroe High School graduate is majoring in psychology with an emphasis in human services and with a minor in sociology at UWSP. ... Read More »

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Men’s Basketball Falls Short to St. Norbert The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point dropped a close game on the road to St. Norbert College 58-54 on Saturday, Nov. 25, to put its record at 1-2 as the Pointers continue to navigate the early portion of its non-conference schedule. Aaron Knez and Drew Fredrickson led the Pointers with 8 points each. Sophomore ... Read More »

Student-Athlete Profile: April Gehl

As a sophomore student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, April Gehl is involved in the classroom as well as on the court. Gehl is an outside hitter for the UWSP women’s volleyball team and is also pursuing her degree as an interpersonal and organizational communication major with a minor in business administration. The 19-year-old led the 2017 volleyball team ... Read More »

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Wolf Headed to Nationals After Strong Finish The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s and women’s cross country teams finished seventh and 10th in the NCAA Midwest Regional on Saturday, Nov. 11, and sophomore Bailey Wolf qualified for the NCAA Championship. Wolf finished 16th with a time of 21:26.8 to lead the women’s team and punch her ticket to the championship ... Read More »

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Pointers Comeback Runs Out of Time on Senior Day The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team ended its regular season home slate with a 21-14 loss to UW-River Falls on Senior Day, Saturday, Nov. 4, to drop its record to 4-5 overall and 1-5 in conference play. The Pointer’s sophomore quarterback, Mitchel Neubauer, passed for 157 yards on 20 attempts ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Team Is Ready to Chase Title

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team begins its home slate at the K.B. Willett Ice Arena on Friday, Nov. 3, as this year’s team is hungry to improve on last season’s bitter end. The five-time Division III National Champions ended last season with a 6-3 loss in the quarterfinals to Adrian College during the 2017 Division III Men’s ... Read More »

Sports Brief

  Pointer Football Falters at Home Against Warhawks The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team fell to UW-Whitewater 35-7 at Goerke Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, as it failed to record any touchdowns on offense. The team’s overall record is 4-4 and 1-4 in conference. Midway through the second quarter, Stevens Point trailed the Warhawks 21-0 after Whitewater’s Drew Patterson ... Read More »

Ultimate Frisbee Looks to Use Winter Months to Grow

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s Ultimate Frisbee team is a club sport that practices on campus and travels to tournaments to compete and to represent Stevens Point. The women’s Ultimate team started on campus in 2008 and normally consists of 10 to 18 players. This year’s team is mainly made up of first and second-year players. Head coach Marcus ... Read More »

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Stevens Point Stymied in Road Loss The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team lost a close road game to UW-Stout 23-17 on Saturday, Oct. 21, to drop its conference record to 1-3 while its overall record stands at 4-3. Starting quarterback Matt Urmanski continued to struggle as he completed only 52 percent of his passes for 163 yards and two ... Read More »

Pointers Ready to Dive In to New Season

The Pointer’s swim and dive team dove into its long season on Saturday, Oct. 21, when it traveled to take on UW-Eau Claire. “Going into our first meet, it’s been a wonderful fall thus far,” head coach Al Boelk said. “We have a wonderful freshmen class.” This year’s team is dominated by freshmen, with 18 on the men’s side and ... Read More »