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!
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.