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May 5, 2011

Three men’s rugby players make All-Minnesota team

The UW-River Falls men’s rugby team recently had three players make the final cut for the All Minnesota rugby team at the tryout held in early April.

April 28, 2011

Falcon softball soars into first place in WIAC

The UW-River Falls women’s softball team has run their record to an impressive sixteen wins and eleven losses, with a 7-1 record in the WIAC. The Falcons improved their WIAC record with a double-header sweep of UW-Stevens Point on April 21. Head Coach Jody Gabriel said that the team is coming along well and making […]

April 21, 2011

Lacrosse earns bid to national tournament

The UW-River Falls women’s lacrosse team heads into this weekends playoff games with an undefeated record and a chance to participate in the national championship tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Falcons are currently ranked fourth in the nation according to powerlax, a website that spans coverage of men’s and women’s lacrosse across the country. Junior […]

April 14, 2011

Falcon invitational begins outdoor track

The men’s and women’s track teams at UW-River Falls hosted the Falcon Invitational track and field meet on April 8 and 9 at the Ramer Field complex. The event consisted of an 18-team field, participating in events such as the javelin throw, 400-meter dash, and the grueling 10,000-meter run. The men’s team placed fifth in […]

April 7, 2011

Lacrosse, rugby teams gear up for season

With the snow slowly melting and the smells of spring in the air, the UW-River Falls men’s lacrosse and rugby teams take center stage in the club sports scene on campus. Men’s Lacrosse President Ryan Jordan said that the team is looking good this year. He added that with the tight schedules of each player, […]

April 1, 2011

Softball team readies for conference play

The UW-River Falls softball team returned home from the Rebel Spring Games in Florida with a 2-8 performance, pushing their overall record to 5-9. After dropping their first three games of the tournament, the Falcons finally found the stroke in game four defeating the College of St. Benedict with a final score of 3-1. Head […]

March 24, 2011

Falcons finish strong season 24-2-4

The UW-River Falls women’s hockey team saw their season slip away on March 12 when the Falcons lost to Gustavus Adolphus in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Falcons entered the tournament coming off of their only loss of the season, a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Adrian College in the championship […]

March 10, 2011

Women’s hockey opens NCAA tourney

The UW-River Falls women’s hockey team has received an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament after losing for the firs time in the O’Brien Cup Championship. Last weekend began with the Falcons owning a perfect record. By weekend’s end, the Falcons saw that record slip away to Adrian College 4-3 in overtime of the conference […]

March 3, 2011

Softball season underway; team prepares for Florida trip

The UW-River Falls women’s softball team opened its season last weekend with a sweep of Gustavus Adolphus in a double-header played Sunday at the Rochester Dome in Rochester, Minn. The Falcons took game one in decisive fashion, routing the Gusties 18-5. Game two proved to be a different story, with the Falcons hanging on for […]

February 24, 2011

Falcon hockey hits NCHA postseason play

The men’s and women’s hockey teams finished their regular seasons last weekend with sound victories, and now prepare for the postseason. The women’s team enters the postseason with a flawless 20-0-3 overall record, and a 15-0-3 record in the NCHA. Ranked number one in the nation by uscho.com, the Falcons carry a senior-heavy team into […]

February 17, 2011

Recruiting integral to athletic success

Athletic recruiting at UW-River Falls is a process that takes different approaches depending on the sport according to coaches in the university’s athletic department. Whether recruiting a lineman for the football team or a goaltender for the hockey team, specific steps are taken, many of which occur before the athlete is made an offer. Men’s […]

February 10, 2011

Swim team prepares for upcoming WIAC Championships

The UWRF swim team is looking to use a season of preparation to prepare for their biggest meet this season. The UW-River Falls swim team is in good shape and ready for the WIAC championships, said head coach Ryan Hawke. Hawke, who took over the team last season on an interim basis said that the […]