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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster is an alumnus of UW-River Falls. He was editor of the Student Voice during spring semester 2009.

December 6, 2007

Hansberry scores early, often

One look at Derek Hansberry’s collection of jerseys shows the many places he has played, but his time at UW-River Falls might be his most impressive.  A business management major from Arvada, Colo., Hansberry is in his third year playing forward for the Falcons men’s hockey team. He has been one of the team’s strongest […]

November 15, 2007

Women’s basketball make new season a team effort

The Falcon women’s basketball team returns to the court this weekend after finishing fifth in the WIAC last season and getting eliminated in the semifinals. The face of this Falcon team is vastly different than last season’s. “We’re a lot shorter so our whole system is completely opposite from what we’ve been running in the […]

November 7, 2007

Men’s basketball prepares for ’07-’08 season

The 2007-08 Falcon men’s basketball team hopes to rebound from a disappointing season last year in which they finished 10-16 overall and 5-11 in the WIAC. While the Falcons lost one of their starting five from last year, the core of the team will be returning along with some promising new recruits. Senior forward Scott […]

November 1, 2007

Women’s hockey adds depth, fresh faces at goaltender

Falcon women’s hockey is starting this weekend and is ready tomake its run at the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association tournament. The Falcons came close last year, but lost in the semifinals to UWStevens Point before losing their final game to Lake Forest. They finished the season with a record of 9-4-2 in the NCHA and […]

October 18, 2007

UWRF swimming dives into a new season

Falcon swimming and diving had a new look this year with 16 incoming freshmen joining the team for their first meet at UW-Eau Claire on Oct. 13. The meet was the co-ed relay, with three schools participating. UW-Eau Claire won the meet with a score of 84, UW-Oshkosh scored 56 and UW-River Falls scored 44. […]

October 12, 2007

Falcon sports streaming on Web

Parents and fans of Falcon athletics can now watch live streaming broadcasts of games, available from a company called Penn Atlantic that is contracted by UW-River Falls. Penn Atlantic is an independent company that provides video for games in most major college conferences. The service, brand new this year at UWRF, was set up by […]

October 4, 2007

Coach nears historic 400th victory

In the midst of her 16th year at UW-River Falls, Falcon volleyball head coach Patti Ford is approaching a milestone, her 400th career victory.  Originally from Sioux Falls, S.D., Ford attended Mount Marty College in Yankton, S.D., where she received her undergraduate degree in health, physical education and recreation in 1983. Following graduation she got […]

September 29, 2007

Women’s soccer aims for future wins

After going 10-7-2 overall last season while advancing to the WIAC semifinals, the Falcon women’s soccer team has gotten off to a rough start in the first month. As of Sept. 24, they are 1-6-1.  “We’re in a rut right now,” junior forward Dianna Hermes said in a telephone interview. “We haven’t yet come together […]

September 20, 2007

Imrie appointed as Falcons’ new assistant coach

In the last year, the position of assistant coach has been a revolving door for the Falcon football team. After 11 years with the team, Assistant Coach and Defensive Coordinator Kevin Bullis resigned last November. When he stepped down, the defensive coordinator position was filled by veteran coach Stan Zweifel, who was hired on April […]

May 3, 2007

Seniors reflect on softball careers

With the Falcons softball team nearing the end of the season, it will also mark the end of careers for three departing seniors. Second baseman Breamber Syverson, catcher Margo Taylor and outfielder Michelle Kelley will all be ending their careers as Falcons with the conclusion of this year’s playoffs. Syverson graduated from Prescott High School […]