UW-Whitewater News

  • A quarterfinal reunion of old foes
    December 05, 2019
    The Warhawks and Crusaders have met in the regular season twice and in the semifinals four times. The fact that this week's meeting between Whitewater and UMHB is in the quarterfinals does nothing to dim the rivalry. Brian Lester has more.
  • Shut out of draft, D-III free agents sign
    April 27, 2019
    Four NFL drafts have come and gone without a single player being selected, but the first two Division III football players to sign free agent contracts this season played in the state of Wisconsin.
  • Cru finally gets past Warhawks
    December 08, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor flipped the script, as the Cru defeated UW-Whitewater for the first time in six meetings, winning 31-14 and ensuring the Texas Stagg Bowl had a Texas team.
  • Watch: Gagliardi finalists announcement
    December 06, 2018
    The votes are in, and the 13 semifinalists for the 2018 Gagliardi Trophy will be whittled down to four finalists. Watch at 4 p.m. ET as we reveal those four names.
  • UWW is back, and pounding twice as hard
    December 05, 2018
    UW-Whitewater returns to the national semifinals after a two-year absence, and that's due in no small part to sophomore Alex Peete and junior Ronny Ponick. Joe Sager has more in a Road to the Stagg Bowl feature.
  • Quarterfinals: UMHB advances in thriller
    December 01, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor survived a fourth-quarter flurry to edge St. John's, while UW-Whitewater held off Bethel and Mount Union and Johns Hopkins moved on as well in Saturday's national quarterfinal games.
  • RPI, JHU eliminate East's top two
    November 24, 2018
    Brockport and Frostburg State were both bounced from the 2018 Division III playoffs, while Muhlenberg shut Randolph-Macon down and Mount Union, UW-Whitewater, St. John's and UMHB rolled. More in the full second-round wrapup.
  • St. Norbert stops Trine in its tracks
    November 17, 2018
    St. Norbert pulled off the first-round road win, while UW-Whitewater, Bethel and North Central cruised in the bottom left-hand corner of the bracket in the first round of the 2018 Division III football playoffs.
  • No. 5 UW-Whitewater Remains Unbeaten, Clinches WIAC Title and NCAA Bid
    October 27, 2018
    The No. 5 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team rolled up more than 550 yards of offense and forced three turnovers defensively Saturday in a 40-10 triumph at UW-Stout in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest in Menomonie, Wis.
  • Defense lights UW-Whitewater's fire
    October 24, 2018
    After three seasons out of the Stagg Bowl and one season out of the playoffs altogether, the Warhawks are working their way back up the charts this year, and the defense is leading the charge. More in a feature from Joe Sager.
  • Top 25: Frostburg, RPI win nail-biters
    October 06, 2018
    No. 5 Frostburg State scored with 2:34 left to go and got a key takeaway to finish it out, while RPI survived an Ithaca two-point conversion attempt in the closing seconds in Saturday's Top 25 action. Meanwhile, UMHB and UW-Whitewater each shut out top 10 opponents.
  • Ten D-III alums start season on NFL rosters
    September 04, 2018
    Dan Arnold, Matt Gono and Brandon Zylstra are the newest Division III names to make NFL rosters, but Alex Tanney is on a Week 1 roster as well, along with others. Here's the full list.
  • Wrapup: UWW gets a W; Ithaca gets new coach his first
    September 16, 2017
    UW-Whitewater avoided a third consecutive fourth-quarter horror show, while Dan Swanstrom got his first win as Ithaca head coach and a long losing streak was snapped. Plus, the double field-goal kick and much more in Saturday's roundup.
  • This season signifies one last shot at Salem
    August 31, 2017
    If you've never been to Salem for the Stagg Bowl, 2017 will be your last chance, at least for a while. For those who have their eyes on this prize, Adam Turer talks with those who have made that trip before, in this season's first Around the Nation column.
  • On the road from Whitewater
    August 19, 2017
    D3football.com's weekend on the road continues as the Warhawks dressed out for their scrimmage. Questions about offense and defense and leadership were the story in Whitewater, Wis. Check out the latest dispatch from the road.
  • Feeling at home and healthy at Whitewater
    November 29, 2016
    Drew Patterson's family legacy drew him to UW-Whitewater, after a one-year detour. He and several key teammates are getting healthy at just the right time for the surging Warhawks. Josh Smith has more in a Road to Salem feature.
  • Mount survives; JCU advances; Wheaton eliminates archrival
    November 26, 2016
    The Purple Raiders returned to the quarterfinals by pitching a second-half shutout, while the Blue Streaks moved on in two overtimes and the Cru rolled in the rematch. More from the playoff's second round.
  • Gagliardi Trophy semifinalists announced
    November 21, 2016
    Many were nominated, but only 10 get to the semifinal stage. Who are they? Read up on the players, then cast your fan ballot for the top overall student-athlete in Division III football.
  • UW-Whitewater Finishes Unbeaten Regular Season
    November 12, 2016
    The No. 2 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team scored 24 unanswered points in the second half to clinch the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title outright Saturday in a 34-16 victory at UW-Stout.
  • Handling the political football
    October 20, 2016
    A summer on Capitol Hill, an internship at a national convention, or a spring abroad at an embassy can shed light on how much work goes on beyond the commercials and 24-hour cable news. The preparation, teamwork, and sacrifice these D-III football players observed isn’t so different from a football season.
  • Top 25: N.Central rings bell; UMHB cruises; Warhawks battle
    October 15, 2016
    The Little Brass Bell took a short drive to the south, Blake Jackson had a big day for the Cru, UWW's defense bent but didn't break at La Crosse and Utica found some more magic against ranked teams. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • Top 25: UWW wins late; Tommies survive
    October 08, 2016
    Drew Patterson bounced and picked his way to a TD with 55 seconds left to lift No. 2 UW-Whitewater past No. 5 UW-Oshkosh, while Concordia-Moorhead ran the hook and ladder to perfection but No. 4 St. Thomas wasn't done. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • Top 25: UWW wins WIAC clash; Central, Huntingdon fall
    October 01, 2016
    No. 2 UW-Whitewater came away with the road win at No. 8 UW-Platteville, while Dubuque ruined Central's unbeaten record, Huntingdon fell on the road and Hobart survived. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • No. 2 UW-Whitewater Downs UW-Platteville on Late Scoring Drive
    October 01, 2016
    The No. 2 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater retained the Miner’s Axe for the 12th consecutive season Saturday with a come-from-behind 30-24 victory over eighth-ranked UW-Platteville in the 22nd annual George Chryst Bowl and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
  • Top 25: Tommies' run continues; Witt tops Wabash
    September 24, 2016
    St. Thomas didn't need its All-America running back on Saturday to beat its archrival, UW-Whitewater downed the NAIA's No. 2 team and Wittenberg knocked off Wabash. More in Saturday's Top 25 roundup.
  • No. 2 UW-Whitewater outlasts NAIA No. 2 Morningside
    September 24, 2016
    The No. 2 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team posted its 27th consecutive win at Perkins Stadium Saturday with a 35-21 triumph over Morningside (Iowa), the No. 2 ranked team in the NAIA.
  • How we rank them: The D3football.com preseason poll
    July 19, 2016
    Win a few Stagg Bowls, and your preseason prognostications can withstand the loss of 15 of your 22 starters. Check out where the Purple Powers fall, as well as the entire D3football.com preseason Top 25 poll.
  • UW-Whitewater Football Releases 2016 Schedule
    February 12, 2016
    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team has announced its 2016 schedule.
  • Whitewater enters offseason one game short of Salem
    December 13, 2015
    This year, UW-Whitewater's road to Salem went through Alliance and came to a stop, with the Warhawks falling to Mount Union for the first time since 2008. Ryan Tipps has more on the end of the 2015 Warhawks season.
  • Another Warhawk in the offensive arsenal
    December 07, 2015
    Marcus Hudson has developed a repertoire with quarterback Chris Nelson. The junior duo complement UWW's rushing attack and have been making big plays when the Warhawks need them the most. Their confidence is high heading into the biggest game of the season. Josh Smith has more in a Road to Salem feature.
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