Tag Archives: Hockey

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 »

A Look Into Sports 2/22 – 2/26

Men’s Hockey Advances to Conference Championship The men’s hockey team dominated UW-Superior in a pair of blowout wins over the weekend to advance to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. Friday, the Pointers defeated the Yellow Jackets 5-1 at KB Willett Ice Arena. Stevens Point got on the board first, as Willem Nong-Lambert scored at 4:28 minutes into the opening ... Read More »

A Look into Sports 2/13 – 2/19

MEN’S SWIMMING WINS 18th STRAIGHT WIAC TITLE The men’s swimming and diving team won its unprecedented 18th straight conference championship Saturday. The team finished with a total of 971.50 points en route to a 251-point margin of victory. Owen Gluck, who was named Diver of the Meet, continued his dominance as he won both the one and three-meter diving events. ... Read More »

Look Into Sports

Men’s Hockey Clinches WIAC Regular Season Crown Over the weekend, the men’s hockey team clinched their second Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season title in the past three seasons. The reigning national champs posted back-to-back wins at UW-Stout and UW-Eau Claire. Friday’s affair at Stout saw the Pointers overwhelm the Blue Devils, using a 3-1 second period to hold a ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: Lady Pointers Post a Pair of Double-Digit Wins

Men’s Basketball Falls to Whitewater and River Falls The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team concluded a stretch of three consecutive games against ranked teams this past week. After defeating then-12th ranked UW-Eau Claire at Bennett Court on Jan. 21, the Pointers were edged against UW-Whitewater, 80-74, before losing at home to 5th ranked UW-River Falls, 67-51, on Saturday. ... Read More »

Administrative Assistant Brings Positivity to Men’s Hockey Team

Joey Sosnowski, 29, can be found at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey games. Sosnowski has down syndrome. His father, Jon Sosnowski, describes him as being positive and outgoing with an openness to try new things. Sosnowski is independent from his parents and shares an apartment with a roommate. “Everybody’s always been really good to him, I don’t see that he has a disability. He has ... Read More »

Pointer Hockey Radio Show Airs Off the Ice

The Pointer Hockey team has gained national recognition following the National Champion title in the 2015-2016 season. Fans from coast to coast can tune into the coverage of the team on a monthly radio show hosted by alumnus Tom Weaver and Shaun McMahon. The radio show has gained traction in the community following the arrival of head coach, Chris Brooks. ... Read More »

Alumni Skaters Carry UWSP Legacy

Four players from the 2015-2016 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Men’s Hockey Team have accepted training contracts with next level hockey teams. Currently, Joe Kalisz, Evan Dixon, Sean Gammage and Logan Lemirande have spread across the country training for their new teams. Joe Kalisz, a three-year skater for The Pointers, is now playing for the Fireantz in Lafayette, North Carolina. Last ... Read More »

What happens when the pioneers return home?

From the first landings in the American frontier, pioneers faced toil and hardship for the sake of opportunity and a better life. The aspiration of finding something better, in a different horizon, embarked a quest into the unknown.   Junior defenseman and Avalanche draftee Will Butcher and junior forward Evan Janssen play collegiate hockey for the Denver Pioneers, but as ... Read More »

Pep Band Continues to Grow, Support Pointer Athletics

This year marks the largest pep band alumnus Jordan Held has seen in his seven years at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Held was a member of the band from 2007 to 2012, and after two years of being the assistant director and having an immense passion for the group, he decided he was ready to take on an even larger ... Read More »