Tag Archives: Pointer athletics

New Director of Athletics Brings Enthusiasm

Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Brad Duckworth has been easing into his new role as Athletic Director at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Before accepting his current position with UWSP in July, Duckworth had been the director of athletics and head women’s basketball coach at Alverno College. He believes that the impact his coaches have made on him has driven him towards his career path. ... Read More »

Pointer Football Kicks Off New Season

Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

Goerke Field is fresh and ready for purple and yellow cleats to dig deep into it’s turf. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Football team is blowing the whistle to begin another year of entertaining football. Yet again, the coaching staff and team is working hard toward a successful season. “Our primary outcome goal is to always win the Wisconsin Intercollegiate ... Read More »

Taking it One Game at a Time

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Despite some early season setbacks, the Pointers women’s basketball team has finished their non-conference season with a 4-1 record. “This season has been sort of a rollercoaster with injuries and illnesses, but overall I think our team has done a good job of approaching every game with the right mindset,” said senior guard Jenna Pitt. Starters Alyssa Olp and Autumn ... Read More »

Volleyball Team Satisfied with Season’s Turnout, Seek Improvements

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After 24 consecutive wins, the women’s volleyball season has come to a close after being defeated by Cal Lutheran on Friday, Nov. 22 at the DeVos Fieldhouse in Holland, Michigan. Their hot streak ended in the National Semi-Final tournament placing them 4th in the nation. This season was the team’s deepest run in program history during the NCAA tournament. “Our ... Read More »

New Season, Higher Expectations

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The college basketball season is finally here and with a new season underway the Pointers men’s basketball team is set for another year of lofty expectations. The Pointers lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament last season, but returned with the majority of their players, including eight of their top ten scorers. This year, they started the season ... Read More »

Pointers Lose Defensive Battle against Warhawks

Despite a strong showing from their defense the Pointers lost to UW-Whitewater 17-7 in the senior's last home game. Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

The showdown University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and the UW-Stevens Point has been highlighted since last season. During their previous meeting in 2012, the Pointers upset the previously 15th ranked Warhawks in dramatic fashion. The Pointers were prepared for battle in their last home game of the season, playing against the Warhawks, ranked 6th in the nation with an 8-0 record. With a ... Read More »

Volleyball Wins Conference Tournament

Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

After winning the regular season conference championship, this weekend the Women’s Volleyball team also won the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. The Pointers defeated the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater by a score of 3-1. Stevens Point will take on Wartburg College in St. Paul, Minn. on Thursday. The Pointer Newsroom Read More »

Women’s Rugby Wins Conference Championship

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Heading into the 2013 season, the Women’s Rugby Club entered with the mentality of taking it one step at a time. After finishing the 2012 season at 4-4, the Pointers decided to shift gears and take practice more seriously. As a result, UWSP went an undefeated 7-0 and won the conference. In the season opener against the University of Wisconsin-Eau ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Officially Underway

Men's Hockey swept their weekend series against Finlandia University. Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

The 2013 Men’s Hockey team made a huge statement last weekend, beating Finlandia University 6-1 on Friday and swept them the next day, 11-0. The team’s upcoming games are Friday against Gustavus Adolphus College and Saturday against St. Olaf College. Pointers’ Head Coach Chris Brooks stresses that his players are getting better every day as a team and each individual ... Read More »

Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Seeks another Successful Season

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The Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team season is officially underway. The Pointers first tournament took place a couple weeks ago where they won two out of seven matches. Andrea Jurcoi, the team treasurer, explained that this tournament was a shocker for the freshman players and that her new teammates are adjusting well and rapidly improving. The team may be young, but ... Read More »