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Friday, February 27, 2015

Sports

Record crowd attends women’s basketball ‘Leo Night’

February 25th, 2015

Over 700 people showed up to support Leo Babler and the UWRF women’s basketball team during “Leo Night” on Feb. 14 at the Karges Center.

UWRF celebrates National Recreation and Fitness Day

February 25th, 2015

NIRSA is an organization that helps to regulate various sports through the collegiate systems across the U.S. NIRSA helps students at both the varsity and club level, but does not participate in any NCAA or NAIA activities.

Men’s hockey earns third seed for WIAC tournament

February 25th, 2015

It was a tough weekend for the UW-River Falls men’s hockey team, as the Falcons lost its final two WIAC games of regular season against UW-Stevens Point 5-3 and UW-Eau Claire 3-2.

Men’s basketball loses in WIAC first round after impressive season

February 25th, 2015

The UW-River Falls men’s basketball team went into its final week of the season needing two wins to secure the third seed in the WIAC tournament, which would be its highest finish since 2012 when the Falcons finished second.

Men’s hockey needs two wins to capture back-to-back WIAC titles

February 18th, 2015

The seventh nationally ranked men’s hockey team is 7-3 in the WIAC and 18-4-1 overall with two games left in the regular season, and the Falcons currently sit in second place in the WIAC behind rival UW-Stevens Point.

Two Falcons set school records at home track and field meet

February 18th, 2015

A pair of UW-River Falls track and field athletes can now find themselves in the school record books after the Falcons hosted the UW-MN Dual meet on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Women’s hockey eyes another NCAA tournament berth

February 18th, 2015

The UW-River Falls women’s hockey team (20-3-1 overall, 9-1-1 in the WIAC) have won its second-straight WIAC regular season championship, meaning the Falcons will host the 2015 O’Brien Cup playoffs, which starts on Friday, Feb, 27.

UWRF Wellness Challenge promotes physical fitness

February 18th, 2015

At least 140 members of the UW-River Falls community are striving to get fit and improve their lives over the course of the next month through the “Wellness Challenge” that is being run through Student Health and Counseling Services.

Falcon Center construction set to resume in spring

February 18th, 2015

Construction of the upcoming Falcon Center is well under way, and the second part of phase one of the building process will continue in the spring, once the temperature drops and the snow melts.

Women’s basketball team hopes for record crowd against UW-Whitewater

February 11th, 2015

Last September, the Student Voice wrote a story about UW-River Falls women’s basketball Assistant Coach Mike Babler’s grandson, Leo, and his fight against an extremely rare genetic disorder called Rhizomelic Chondrodysplasia Punctata (RCDP), which is a form of dwarfism and is said to be a lethal form of skeletal dysplasia.

Falcon Spotlight

Tia Harris became the third Falcon to qualify for the NCAA national meet.

Tia Harris becomes third UWRF runner ever to qualify for nationals

November 21st, 2013

Two weeks after a fourth place conference finish, junior runner Tia Harris in sixth place at the Midwest Regional and punched her ticket to the NCAA national meet.

Tess Lueders

November 14th, 2013

Tess Lueders is the lone senior on the UW-River Falls Falcons women’s basketball team. She is from Stillwater, Minn., and majors in Secondary Education, Broad Field Science with a Biology Emphasis.

Hillary Geipel

November 7th, 2013

Hillary Geipel is a senior runner, from Pewaukee, Wis., on the women’s cross country team.

Zach Schrotenboer

November 7th, 2013

Zach Schrotenboer is a sophomore forward on the UW-River Falls men’s hockey team. He is from Geneva, Ill., and last played on the junior hockey team Chicago, NAHL, according to uwrfsports.com.

Kait Mason

October 31st, 2013

Kait Mason is a senior forward on the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team. She is from Eagan, Minn.