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Andy Moran

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 […]

February 3, 2011

Walker hired to coach Falcon football

The UW-River Falls football team is under new guidance, with the retirement of former head coach John O’Grady after the conclusion of the 2010 season. Matthew Walker was hired by UWRF on Dec. 29, 2010 beginning a new era of Falcon football. Walker said that the opportunity is something he could not be more excited […]

December 9, 2010

Falcon cross country team runs in right direction

The UW-River Falls cross country team wrapped up its season in mid November with a pair of middle of the pack finishes at the NCAA Midwest Division Three Regional Meet held in Rock Island, Ill. Men’s cross country finished 14th out of 39 teams, while the women finished 19th. Coming off of a season in […]

November 18, 2010

Swim, dive team experiences early success

The UW-River Falls Swimming and Diving teamhas started their season 2-0, with a recent record setting win at home against Ripon College. The men’s team has won their only two meets this season, while the women’s team has posted a win and a loss. “The season is going really well,” said interim head coach Ryan […]

November 10, 2010

Report shows increase in underage drinking

Highlighted by drastic increases in drinking violations, the 2010 UW-River Falls Campus Security Report has been released by the Residence Life Student Rights and Responsibilities Department. The report is designed to give students, staff and members of the River Falls community an understanding of what is going on in the area, specifically pertaining to crimes […]

November 5, 2010

UWRF football remains winless

The UW-River Falls’ football team has the worst start in school history, which adds to fan frustration. The Falcons are 0-8 overall, with an 0-5 record in the WIAC. It is the team’s 10th consecutive loss dating back to last season when the Falcon’s dropped two games to Stevens Point and Eau Claire. O’Grady said […]

October 28, 2010

Recreation director pitches championship ring concept

Amidst the changes and improvements being made to the Campus Recreation department, Ryan McCallum, assistant director, said that the implementation of championship rings is an idea that could be in place in the next two years. A championship ring is an award presented to each athlete on a winning team at the end of the […]

October 21, 2010

Disappointing season motivates team

After a disappointing finish in the NCAA Regional Tournament last season, the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team and Head Coach Joseph Cranston said that they are more motivated than ever. The Falcons fell in the NCAA Regional Final last season to Gustavus Adolphus in a game that would have sent them to the Frozen Four, […]

October 14, 2010

Outdoor adventure program to increase involvement

The Campus Recreation Department at UW-River Falls has added a Kinni Outdoor Adventures program to its ever-expanding repertoire of activities. Advisor to the program Ryan McCallum said that this is something that has been in the works with the Campus Recreation Department for some time. The program, designed to offer students a variety of outdoor […]