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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 »

Yogis Find their Center for Beer

On Saturday, April 29, students and community members gathered at O’so Brewing Company to practice yoga and enjoy a refreshing beer. The beer and yoga event was organized by yoga instructor, Renee Cathryn. Cathryn owns her own yoga studio in Stevens Point called Yoga with Renee Cathryn. Cathryn earned her instructor certification this summer in Appleton, which is where she ... 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 »

Track and Field Team Looks for Strong Outdoor Season Finish

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 »