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UW-River Falls volleyball finishes fourth in WIAC

November 14th, 2014

The UW-River Falls volleyball team’s 13-20 record may not look very good, but they made it to the final four in the conference tournament, an achievement that they have not accomplished since the 2006 season.

Soccer team concludes immensely improved 2014 season

November 14th, 2014

The much improved UW-River Falls women’s soccer team saw its season come to a close last week during the semifinals of the conference playoffs.

Men’s hockey opens season with back-to-back wins

November 14th, 2014

The temperature drops, rain turns to snow, and ice covers the sidewalk, but it doesn’t faze the men’s hockey team as they are heating up the rink.

Women’s hockey splits with non-conference opponent Bethel

November 14th, 2014

The women’s hockey team came into the weekend series against the Bethel University Royals 1-0 and ranked fourth in the country. The Falcons would go on and split the series with the Royals by winning on Friday and losing on Saturday.

Majority of women’s basketball team returns this season

November 7th, 2014

Last season was a rebuilding year for the UW-River Falls women’s basketball program after finishing 6-19 overall and eighth in the WIAC. The Falcons will be a more seasoned team this season with the majority of the players returning.

Young, inexperienced men’s basketball team hopes to improve in rebuilding season

November 7th, 2014

After two straight seasons with an 8-17 overall record the UW-River Falls men’s basketball team has higher hopes for the 2014-2015 season.

Ryan Kusilek kicks the football team to victory

November 7th, 2014

The football team now has its first two-game winning streak since September 2009 thanks to the right leg of junior kicker Ryan Kusilek, who kicked three field goals, including the game-winner, in Saturday’s 16-13 overtime victory over visiting UW-La Crosse.

Women’s hockey completes comeback in home opener

November 7th, 2014

The return of hockey is a dream for the fourth nationally ranked UW-River Falls women’s hockey team, but the Falcons were rudely awakened on Saturday, for the first two periods of the game, anyway, before coming back to defeat the St. Thomas Tommies 6-4 after trailing by two goals twice.

Cross country finishes near bottom in WIAC meet despite career bests

November 7th, 2014

Both the UW-River Falls men and women’s cross country teams saw runners put in career-best days on the course, but that did not translate into good finishes for either of the teams overall as the men placed last out of nine teams in the WIAC meet, while the women finished eighth out of nine teams.

Men’s hockey aims to win back-to-back WIAC titles

October 31st, 2014

The UW-River Falls men’s hockey team finished better than anticipated last season by capturing the 2013-2014 WIAC championship.

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.