Tag Archives: UWSP football

Look into Sports: Football Continues Winning Ways

Football Stays Hot in First Conference Game The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team has kept their hot streak rolling by winning its first conference game of the season over the UW- Eau Claire Blugolds 28-19. To go along with a 4-0 start, the Pointers have not allowed a team to reach 20 points in any game thus far. While ... 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 »

Former UWSP Football Player Strives to Play Professionally

Former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football player, Aaron Karlen, spent two months playing for a Canadian football team. Karlen played football for four years at UWSP and returned to the university this fall to finish up his sociology major. Karlen knew that he wanted to pursue a career as a professional football player, and hired an agent to help him ... Read More »

Football Dominates Spud Bowl

Football Dominates Spud Bowl The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team rolled past Albion College by a score of 50-13 in the 30th annual Spud Bowl on Sept. 10. The Pointers were able to rack up 474 total yards on offense to go along with a 91-yard kickoff return touchdown from Christian Almonte. The Pointers special teams crew was also ... Read More »

UWSP Football Finishes Strong After Up and Down Season

High expectations were all around the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team coming into the year, but after a number of heartbreaking losses, a 5-5 record is what the team finished with. It seemed as if every game the Pointers played came down to the final quarter, and some went their way while others did not. This was most evident ... Read More »

Football Ends Season on High Note; Winter Sports Start Strong

Football Shuts out UW-River Falls Recording a shutout for the first time since 2008, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team defeated UW-River Falls 44-0. The Pointers scored 24 points in the first quarter and during their first five possessions of the game. On senior day, seniors Matt Sosinsky, Aaron Karlen, Dan Brown and Jesse Vervelde left their mark in ... Read More »

Vallafskey Contributes to UWSP Football Program

Just twelve months ago Zach Vallafskey was suited up and playing on Saturdays for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He is now on the other side of the lines helping out football head coach Tom Journell as the defensive backs coach this season. Vallafskey was asked to join the staff in week two of the season while he has been ... Read More »

Warhawks Hold Off Late UWSP Charge to Secure Road Win

A fourth-quarter comeback by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point saved a game that seemed destined for a blowout, although the team came up short in a 35-27  loss to the sixth-ranked UW-Whitewater Saturday. The Warhawks received the kick to start the game ,and on the first play from scrimmage, players nearly fumbled the ball away to the Pointers. Few players ... Read More »

Sosinsky Looks to Continue Success on the Field, Track

Senior Matt Sosinsky has made a lot of sacrifices to be a student athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Sosinsky is the leading wide receiver on the football field for the Pointers, as well as a member of the 4×400 relay team for the track and field team that qualified for nationals last season. “I think when a student-athlete ... Read More »

Larson’s Five Touchdowns Power UWSP to Homecoming Win

During homecoming, a career-high of five touchdown passes from junior quarterback Kyle Larson to four different receivers powered the Pointers football team to a 38-28 win over UW-Eau Claire. The University of Wiscosnin-Stevens Point’s aerial attack struck early on the Blugolds, with three touchdown passes in the first half. The scoring opened with a leaping catch in the corner of ... Read More »