Tag Archives: athletics

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 »

A Look Into Sports

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 »

A Look Into Sports

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 »

Sports Brief

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 »

Women’s Basketball Takes on Season One Point at a Time

As the start of the women’s basketball season approaches, the players have begun to prepare for the competitive teams they will be up against. Lauren Anklam, senior point guard, is one of the team’s captains. In her final season, Anklam is striving to do her best to remain positive and facilitate team cohesion. “I think it’s just kind of an ... Read More »

Athletes Create Club for Child Fanbase

The Pointers Kids Club allows kids from the community to have access to both University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point home sporting events and student-athletes, for a reasonable price. The club is in its first year and was recently introduced to the public. Some of the perks a club member receives is a free t-shirt, access to eight home sporting events and ... Read More »

Tennis Players Reflect on the Past and Look Ahead to the Future

Tennis players Frances Weiss and Katelyn Asfeld finished their final season and reflected on the experiences they have had playing at the collegiate level. Weiss, senior elementary education major, has played for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point tennis team for two seasons. Other players considered her to be the “mom” of the team. Weiss felt that this season she played ... Read More »