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Pointer’s Football Defeats Eau Claire The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point righted the ship with a home victory over UW-Eau Claire, snapping a two-game losing streak and claiming its first conference victory of the season on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Pointer’s rushing attack led the team to the win with 266 yards on offense. Running back Shamaj Williams gained 147 yards ... Read More »

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Pointer Football Struggles in Road Loss Stevens Point failed to get on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter on Saturday, Oct. 7, and fell to UW-Oshkosh, on the road, 49-17 to drop to 0-2 in conference play. Oshkosh scored 49 unanswered points as they cruised to victory over the injury riddled Pointers. The Pointers did not get on the scoreboard ... Read More »

Cross Country Finding Early Season Success

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s and women’s cross country teams have placed in the top five each of the first three invitationals this season. The team credits hard work and a team bonds for their early success. Junior men’s team runner Alex Egbert outlined team unity as a key strength. “I would say we’re a pretty close team. We’re ... Read More »

Sports Briefs 10/3/2017

Pointers Open Conference Play with Loss Stevens Point football fell to UW-La Crosse in their conference home opener and their annual Pink Game by a score of 35-13 on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Goerke Park. The Pointers struggled to get any offensive momentum in the first half as the Eagles held them scoreless. UWSP’s scoring came via the defense in ... Read More »

Sports Briefs 09/18/2017

Women’s Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to Seven The Pointer volleyball team finished the second week of September with six straight wins, extending their winning streak to seven, and sit atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) as of Sunday, Sept. 18. UW-Stevens Point lost only one set and swept the other five matches on their way to a perfect week. ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Hockey Skates to Two Weekend Victories

Football Suffers Setback in Season Finale After posting a 10-0 lead following the first quarter on Saturday, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team allowed UW-River Falls to climb back and win the game 34-16. The Falcons were able to rack up 34 unanswered points to hold off the Pointers’ hot start to their final game of the season. In ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Football’s Offense Surges in Victory

Pointer Volleyball Closes Regular Season with A Pair of Sweeps On Oct. 25, the team’s senior night, the No.17 ranked University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point volleyball team defeated Concordia in five sets by a score of 3-2. The Pointers captured sets one and two but Concordia bounced back and claimed set victories in the next two sets. After a late 4-0 ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Cross Country Shines at UW-Oshkosh Open

Solid Defensive Effort Not Enough for Pointer Football The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team, despite not allowing second half points, was defeated by No. 2 UW-Whitewater 24-2 this past Saturday. Senior quarterback Kyle Larson attempted a season-high 56 passes, but three interceptions hindered the Pointer offense from getting anything going. Special teams and defensive play were positive takeaways in ... Read More »

Look into Sports: Women’s golf wraps up WIAC Championships

Pointers Golf Finishes Seventh at WIAC Championships The UWSP women’s golf team placed seventh out of the seven teams competing at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships. On day three of the championships, senior Tiffany Boak shot a team-low score 83 which would tie her for 23rd place. Sophomore Bailey Ryan improved on her day two score by 10 strokes ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: Volleyball Continues Dominance

Volleyball continues to roll The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point women’s volleyball team opened up conference play with a 3-0 sweep of UW-Platteville this past Wednesday. Senior Kelly Cefalu led the squad with 14 kills on the night while senior Bri Piepenbrok totaled 21 digs for the Pointers. The team then hosted matches against North Park and Elmhurst in the ... Read More »