Wheelchair Athletics

2014 National Champions 

A big thank you goes out to Fairhaven for allowing us to come out and share our sport with them. Check out the slideshow from our time with them!

Warhawks win back to back National Championships!

The UW-Whitewater Men’s team brings home the National Championship for the second consecutive season after defeating a tough University of Missouri team 57-34 in the semi-final game, and the University of Illinois 68-55 in the Championship game. The Warhawks fought back from losses the University of Illinois and the University of Texas-Arlington earlier in the season to finish the year with 25 wins and 2 losses in divisional play. Congratulations to our Men’s team on a great season! Click here to read Steve Goldberg's article about the NIWBT on FIBA.com.

Warhawks Women's team take home third place!

The UW-Whitewater Women went into the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament as the number four seed but as the underdog managed to pull out a victory over the University of Texas-Arlington 57 to 56 to win third place. Congratulations Ladies!

A Big thank you to Kaily Rathke for putting together this great video about our program!


UW-Whitewater Wheelchair Athletics is proud to be sponsored by coloplast!

A representative will be present at all Wheelchair Athletic home events. http://www.coloplast.us/  


The Men's and Women's Wheelchair Basketball teams are the 2013-2014 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

Past News and Events

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"A Perfect Season" - read the article on our women's National Championship here!

Video interview featuring our women's athletes Mareike Adermann and Vanessa Erskine reporting on their National Championship!

Video interview featuring our men's athlete Derrick Bisnett

Get an inside look of our facilities, dorms etc.!

Warhawks win Paralympic medals

Cornerstones for Success - Disability Awareness Program

Cornerstones for success is a unique program that dispels myths about persons who have a disability and shows your students how they can be successful in and out of the classroom. We bring world class athletes who happen to have a disability to your school to "tell it like it is" about life with a disability.

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Men's Basketball

The Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team won a total of eleven National Championships, including a one-point win to finish as Champions in 2014.

Women's Basketball

The Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team has won the National Championship threepeat in 2012,2013 and 2014! The team features a total of 9 athletes that have represented their respective national teams.

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