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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.

Athlete of the Week: David Paynotta

March 22, 2017

David Paynotta had his highest career finish at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field National Championships on March 11.

UWRF softball bounces back from slow start during spring break tournament

March 22, 2017

The Falcon softball team made big strides on its spring break tournament in Florida this past week. The team faced stiff competition and managed to rebound from its tough start to the season to post a 5-6 record over break by playing 11 games in six days.

UWRF senior caps women’s ice hockey season with best player award

March 22, 2017

A tremendous, record-breaking, award-winning season for UW-River Falls women’s hockey forward Dani Sibley has been capped off with the senior earning the 2017 Laura Hurd Award for the best NCAA Div. III player.

Women’s hockey season ends at NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals

March 12, 2017

The Falcons women’s hockey team had its season end in heartbreaking fashion, falling to Gustavus 3-2 in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals at Hunt Arena on Friday night.

Women’s hockey wins fourth consecutive WIAC postseason title

March 8, 2017

The Falcons fought back to take their fourth consecutive O’Brien Cup on Saturday, knocking off UW-Eau Claire 3-2 in overtime to collect another WIAC postseason title.

Athlete of the Week: Carly Moran

March 8, 2017

Carly Moran, a junior from Winona, Minnesota, had two goals in the Falcons’ nail-biting win over UW-Eau Claire on Saturday. Moran’s goal in overtime helped lift the Falcons to a fourth consecutive O’Brien cup.

Men’s basketball grabs WIAC postseason title

March 1, 2017

The Falcons men’s basketball team punched its ticket to the NCAA tournament in dramatic fashion on Saturday, edging out UW-Oshkosh for a 60-59 win and becoming the 2017 WIAC tournament champs.

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Karge

February 23, 2017

Taylor Karge, a junior from Mankato, Minnesota, achieved a career milestone this weekend by scoring her 1,000th point.

Exhibit examines role of Negro Leagues baseball in Dunn County

February 22, 2017

In honor of Black History Month, Chalmer Davee Library at UW-River Falls is sporting a Negro Leagues traveling history display.

Women’s basketball secures final seed in WIAC playoffs with Platteville win

February 22, 2017

The Falcons women’s basketball team closed out Karges Center in dramatic fashion, taking down UW-Platteville 80-61 and securing the final seed in the WIAC playoffs on Saturday.

Sisters from Minnesota back on ice together as Falcon hockey players

February 15, 2017

For the first season in over three years, UW-River Falls women’s hockey players and sisters, senior Defenseman Lydia Wagner and freshman Forward Bella Wagner, are able to wear the same jerseys on the ice.

Athlete of the Week: Alex Herink

February 15, 2017

Alex Herink, a junior forward from Hudson, Wisconsin, helped lead the No. 4 ranked Falcons men’s basketball team to a regular season WIAC championship with two wins over UW-Stout and UW-Whitewater this past week.