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Sports

Women’s hockey team faces high expectations

October 24th, 2014

After a slow start to the 2013-2014 hockey season, the Women’s hockey team turned it around and finished the season the third best team in the nation.

Volleyball team hopes to halt seven-match losing streak

October 24th, 2014

After a fast start to the 2014 season, the UW-River Falls women’s volleyball team seems to be in a rut as they have lost its last seven matches.

Women’s soccer wins ‘Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Game’

October 24th, 2014

It was the “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Game” at Ramer Field on Saturday evening as the UW-River Falls women’s soccer team defeated the UW-Platteville Pioneers by a score of 3-1.

Students bike through River Falls trails

October 17th, 2014

There are definitely no mountains around River Falls, but that doesn’t mean that mountain biking isn’t possible. In fact, students have the possibility to break out mountain bikes every Monday.

Falcon Center construction begins in spring

October 10th, 2014

It may just be a giant hole in the ground now, but construction for the Falcon Center is right on track. The new $64 million health and human performance building is one of the biggest projects in UW-River Falls history.

Strong Falcon defense falls short against UW-Stevens Point

October 10th, 2014

The old saying goes, “defense wins championships.” On Saturday the Falcons played hard-nosed defense, but it wasn’t enough to come out with a victory in the UW-River Falls’ home opener.

Broomball becomes popular activity for UW-River Falls students

October 10th, 2014

In the Midwest, ice is an integral part of life; broomball embraces the ice by putting the competitors out there in just a pair of tennis shoes with only a stick that somewhat resembles a broomstick in their hands.

Women’s volleyball team shines in first two home WIAC matches

October 3rd, 2014

Head Coach Patti Ford said a split over the weekend would keep her UW-River Falls Falcons in the hunt for the conference tournament. The Falcons didn’t split, but instead won both of their home conference matches this past weekend.

UW-River Falls adds the Glow Run to Homecoming 2014 activity list

October 3rd, 2014

This year’s Homecoming will have a brand new event: a Glow Run. The Glow Run is an after dark fun run for all, complete with glow sticks, bands and tape provided at check-in.

UW-River Falls women’s tennis improves immensely this season

October 2nd, 2014

The UW-River Falls women’s tennis team’s season is less than half over and they have already managed to triple their wins from a year ago.

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.