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!
UW-Whitewater Women Sign Laura Vacek and Marissa Bartels for the 2015-2016 season! Get to know our newest Warhawks!
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!
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WARHAWKS NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!
The Men's and Women's Wheelchair Basketball teams are the 2013-2014 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!
This weekend, our Lady Warhawks were able to remain undefeated and thus finish the season with a flawless 13-0 intercollegiate record. This means that the team will head into the National Championship tournament as #1 next week. The men’s team was also successful winning all games but one, finishing the regular season with a 19-2 record with their only losses being to the University of Texas-Arlington and thus securing the #2 spot heading into the National Championships. READ MORE
On Friday morning, both teams packed up for one of the shortest trip of the year - to the University of Illinois. Only a few hours later, for the first time this year, the men’s team took on the University of Alabama. After a hesitant start due to the unknown, the Warhawks stuck to their skill and outscored Alabama continuously, resulting in a clear 68-47 win. READ MORE
Kyle Gribble from the Windy City Warriors signs his letter of intent to come to UW-Whitewater this fall!
UW-Whitewater Wheelchair Basketball teams sweep at Edinboro University - read the article summarizing the action here!
Past News and Events
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The Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team won a total of eleven National Championships, including a one-point win to finish as Champions in 2014.
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.