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A thank you letter to Falcon Nation

May 3, 2017

To Falcon Nation:

Thank you. Thank you for the memories. Thank you to the coaches, the players and even my fellow Falcon fans who I have been on this incredible and roller coaster-type ride with. I have had the pleasure, and an unbelievable opportunity, over the past five years to get to know hundreds of people from players to fans. The experiences I can take away from Falcon athletics are infinite, and the memories bring an ear-to-ear smile to my face.

Streaming video service lets UWRF sports fans see games from a distance

May 3, 2017

Prior to this year, fans of UW-River Falls athletics had to be at the games to see all of the action. With a new all-access video service, that’s not the case anymore.

Women’s golf team places first at Saturday’s invitational

April 26, 2017

The Falcon women’s golf team won its first meet of the season, placing first in the Falcon Invitational on Saturday.

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Eldred

April 26, 2017

Taylor Eldred, a junior thrower from River Falls, Wisconsin, threw a lifetime personal record of 55.24m in the hammer throw at the Holst Invite at Div. II Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday.

UWRF men’s, women’s rugby teams suspended over hazing, other violations

April 19, 2017

After a long and at times difficult investigation by the Student Conduct & Community Standards office at UW-River Falls, both the men’s and women’s rugby teams have been suspended for the next several years.

UWRF softball remains undefeated at home with doubleheader win

April 18, 2017

The Falcons softball team continued its home-field advantage in 2017, taking down Martin Luther College 9-1 and 13-3 on Thursday to stay undefeated at home this season.

Close games result in first WIAC wins for Falcon softball

April 11, 2017

The Falcons softball team had a strong home opener on Saturday, April 8, taking down UW-Stevens Point 9-8 and 6-4 to sweep the Pointers and collect its first WIAC wins of the year.

Athlete of the Week: Amber Galloway

April 11, 2017

Amber Galloway, a junior second baseman from Cottage Grove, Minnesota, finished the week with a spectacular hitting performance. Galloway went 8 for 17 on the weekend with a .526 on base percentage.

St. Paul Saints plan exhibition game in River Falls against local all-stars

April 11, 2017

First National Bank of River Falls Field will host its first taste of professional baseball when the St. Paul Saints come to town on May 13.

UWRF summer sports camps help budget, community connections

April 5, 2017

With summer right around the corner, UW-River Falls coaches are getting ready to host their summer sports camps.

Athlete of the Week: Grace Curran

April 5, 2017

Grace Curran, a senior from Taylor, Wisconsin, put in a strong performance in all three of her running events on Saturday at the Hamline Invitational. Curran finished fifth in the 100m dash with a time of 12.73 seconds and No. 12 in the 200m at 26.60 seconds. She also ran a great season opener of 16.38 seconds in the 100m hurdles.

Women’s lacrosse at UW-River Falls may become varsity sport

April 5, 2017

The UW-River Falls women’s lacrosse club team is beginning the process of becoming a varsity sport.

In midst of boycott, UWRF hockey players reject chance to play in world championships

March 29, 2017

Three members of the UWRF women’s hockey team turned down an invitation to play for USA Hockey this week in the wake of a boycott by the current national team.

Weather makes softball season unpredictable for Falcon women

March 29, 2017

Collegiate softball in Wisconsin and the rest of the Midwest always turns into a wild roller coaster ride due to sporadic weather patterns. The weather often creates disadvantages and problems for softball teams.

Women’s tennis wins first match in over two years

March 29, 2017

The UW-River Falls women’s tennis team broke a 30-match losing streak on Sunday, March 26, taking down Div. II University of Minnesota Crookston 8-1.