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Sports

Softball team smashes its way to road split

April 15th, 2015

A postponement of last Thursday’s scheduled doubleheader against Hamline University threw the Falcons into the thick of conference play. The Falcons hit the road this past weekend and took on WIAC foes UW-Platteville and UW-La Crosse.

Men’s track and field has successful meet at Hamline University

April 15th, 2015

Junior sprinter David Paynotta continued his impressive track and field career as he was a part of three first-place finishes during the last Saturday’s event: the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 4×100-meter dash.

UWRF softball to host “Hit for Lupus” game

April 15th, 2015

Mark your calendars for 2:30 p.m. April 18, as the UW-River Falls softball team will be hosting its annual “Hit for Lupus” game against UW-Oshkosh. The game will be held at the softball field located off Main Street behind the Knowles Center.

Men’s rugby club team finishes first at Nebraska tournament

April 8th, 2015

The UW-River Falls men’s rugby club team recently got back from a tournament in Nebraska where the team won first place in the “7’s bracket” and second place in the “15’s bracket.”

Softball is swept by UW-Whitewater in home opener

April 8th, 2015

It was a tough weekend for the UW-River Falls softball team as the Falcons dropped two games to the UW-Whitewater Warhawks in the team’s home and WIAC opener.

University leaders consider cutting another sport

April 1st, 2015

A year after the UW-River Falls swimming and diving team was cut, the university is going through a similar situation with the possibility of women’s golf or tennis being cut from UWRF.

Softball sweeps a pair of double-headers in return from Florida

April 1st, 2015

As spring temperatures finally roll into River Falls, the softball team is starting to find its stride. After going 5-5 on its trip to Florida, the Falcons have won four straight games up north thanks to a pair of a double-header sweeps.

UWRF softball team plays 10 games in the Florida sun

March 25th, 2015

The UW-River Falls softball team was able to catch some sun as well as softballs over spring break as the team traveled to Orlando, Florida, to play 10 games.

Spring Intramurals set to begin

March 25th, 2015

Spring intramurals are just around the corner at UW-River Falls, including ultimate frisbee, soccer and softball.

Women’s hockey places third nationally yet again

March 25th, 2015

It seems like deja vu for the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team, as the Falcons have yet again taken third place in the NCAA Frozen Four this past weekend for the second straight year.

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.