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Five Score for Pointers in Victory Over Superior It had been 18 days since its last victory, but the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team secured a 5-2 win on the road against UW-Superior on Feb. 10, its first win since Jan. 23. Freshman forward Cassie Newcomer started the scoring with a goal midway through the first period to ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Team Gears Up for Conference Tournament

After wrapping up the regular season with an 18-4-3 record, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team sets its sights on the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. The team’s strong season was briefly diverted by a mini-slump during the third week of November when it struggled through a three-game stretch with two consecutive losses and a tie, but the ... Read More »

Men’s Basketball Back to Winning Ways

After a rough non-conference schedule that included traveling to Las Vegas, NV., for the d3hoops.com classic, the UWSP men’s basketball team is defining its season in conference play. UWSP was picked to finish fifth in the conference by Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference head coaches and sports information directors before the season began, and now the Pointers stand atop the conference ... Read More »

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Women’s Hockey Falls on Senior Day The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team lost to UW-Eau Claire 2-1 on Feb. 3 as the Pointers finished the weekend with a series record of 0-3 against the Blugolds. Senior defenseman Ellie Punnett tied the game late in the first period as she was assisted by junior defenseman Lauren Smith and freshman ... Read More »

Swimming and Diving Teams Hope to Make Splash in Conference Championship

As the regular season of swimming and diving nears an end, the men and women of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point look to finish strong and prepare to shift their attention onto the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. Both teams have fared well this season, according to head coach Al Boelk, who attributes much of its success to continued health ... Read More »

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O’Heron Helps Lift Pointers Over Eagles Junior forward Canon O’Heron recorded a career-high 26 points in a 76-62 road victory over UW-La Crosse on Saturday, Jan. 29, as the team rebounded from a loss earlier in the week to UW-Oshkosh. O’Heron shot 11 of 14 from the field and made all three of his free throws, while also grabbing five ... Read More »

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Men’s Basketball Rolls to Sixth Straight Victory The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team picked up another home win as it took down UW-Platteville 80-74 on Saturday, Jan. 20, to keep a perfect record in conference play. Junior forward Canon O’Heron led the Pointers in scoring (18 points), rebounds (7) and assists (5). O’Heron made 7 of 13 shots ... Read More »

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Dodge Sets Record in Win Over Hope Junior guard Nate Dodge made 10 shots from beyond the arc to set the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball single-game record for three-point shots made as he helped the Pointers pick up its first home win of the season against Hope College 91-77 on Saturday, Dec. 11. Dodge scored nearly half of ... Read More »

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 »