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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.

Men’s hockey team looks back on championship season

March 25th, 2015

The UW-River Falls men’s hockey team had a fitting end to its season: the Falcons won its first ever WIAC Commissioner’s Cup by beating the UW-Stevens Point Pointers on the road, 3-1, on March 7.

Men’s hockey wins WIAC playoff title, gets snubbed by NCAA

March 11th, 2015

It had been 19 years since the UW-River Falls men’s hockey team appeared in a conference tournament championship game. The drought of an appearance and a conference tournament championship ended on Saturday, March 7, as the Falcons won its WIAC title match against UW-Stevens Point by a score of 3-1.

Women’s hockey wins another WIAC playoff title

March 11th, 2015

The Falcons beat Stevens Point by a score of 6-1. In the conclusion of the game, the Falcons held the O’Brien Cup, the trophy for winning the WIAC playoff championship. Last year, the Falcons defeated these same Pointers, 5-1.

Softball team looking for a 2015 turnaround

March 11th, 2015

Last season, the UW-River Falls softball team struggled to get anything going during the season, finishing 4-12 in the WIAC and going 0-6 on the road. The Falcons look to bounce back and make a serious impact in the WIAC this season, however.

David Paynotta sets school record in 60-meter dash

March 4th, 2015

Junior David Paynotta broke a school record in the 60-meter dash and placed first in the event with a time of 6.89, which is currently the sixth best time in the nation in the 60-meter event.

Men’s hockey advances to WIAC title game after dramatic penalty shot goal

March 4th, 2015

On Feb. 27-28, the UW-River Falls men’s hockey team the traveled to UW-Eau Claire to take on the Blugolds for the WIAC semifinals.

Men’s basketball team looks back on successful season

March 4th, 2015

After a difficult, late-season run in the WIAC, the UW-River Falls men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end, but saw a major improvement overall from previous seasons.

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.