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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 »

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 9/27/17

Volleyball Women’s Volleyball Drops Three of Four on the Road Stevens Point volleyball fell in three of their four matches and finished week three of their season with an overall record of 14-5. The Pointers began the week with a conference opener on the road versus UW-Whitewater and dropped the contest, 3-2. Match leaders for Stevens Point included: April Gehl ... Read More »

Football Team Looking to Build on Momentum Heading into Conference Play

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point holds an undefeated record, 3-0, this season and is led by the dynamic duo of seniors Jerry Williams and Ryan Swigart as the team looks to steamroll the competition with conference play ahead. As of Sept. 25, the Pointers have scored 108 points, while holding opponents to 80. Swigart, UWSP’s starting quarterback, has tossed nine ... Read More »

Pink Game to Highlight Start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is a devastating disease that has impacted the lives of many across the nation. UWSP is offering it’s support to victims of the disease through fundraisers and awareness during their October campaign. Many students, athletes, coaches and staff members around campus have been impacted by cancer in some form. According to Cancer.gov, breast cancer is the most diagnosed ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: September 12, 2017

Football Team Claims Victory in Michigan Stevens Point took care of business on Saturday night, beating Albion College 33-19. Quarterback Ryan Swigart threw for 326 yards on 31 attempts, while backup quarterback Matt Urmanski threw for 40 yards on four attempts and added a rushing touchdown. Two of the Pointer receivers broke the 100-yard mark during the game. Steve Herra ... Read More »

Fall Football Preview: New Schedule, Same Expectations

Early last month, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football schedule was announced. The announcement gave players, coaches and fans their first view of where they will be spending their Saturday afternoons this fall. The Pointers open their season on Sept. 2, at home versus St. Norbert College. Point will then take a trip to Albion, Michigan to take on Albion ... 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 »

Senior Football Players are Nostalgic as Season comes to a Close

Quarterback Kyle Larson and middle linebacker John Kontowicz reflect on their experiences playing football for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Kyle Larson, senior pre-physical therapy major, is a scholar-athlete and had maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout the football season. Larson is not planning on continuing his football career after graduation, but he is thankful for the friendships he has formed through ... Read More »