The Advance-Titan

UWO enjoys ‘sweet’ victory after huge comeback

Junior guard Leah Porath scored 16 points while shooting 5-for-7 from the field in the fourth quarter alone. Porath led the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in points per game (17.5) and was third in the conference in rebonds (6.7). UWO is the only W IAC team remaining in the tournament.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

UW Oshkosh has shown everyone that they are an absolute force to be reckoned with. The team defeated Edgewood College in the first round, a team with a 25-2 record prior to the matchup, in a 61-40 blowout on March 6. Roughly 24 hours later, Oshkosh pulled off the comeback of the year in a 68-62 victory...

UW Oshkosh Baseball starts season off 1-2

Senior pitcher Matt Wiechmann had a quality start win on Feb. 29 against Concordia University in Chicago, Ill.  He pitched seven innings with seven strikeouts, and only gave up three runs in the 8-5 victory.

Josh Woolwine, Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

The UW Oshkosh baseball team went 1-2 over a three-game set to open the 2020 season in Sauget, Ill. over the weekend. The Titans split weekend competition at Sauget, Ill. with an 8-5 win over Concordia University Chicago and a 2-1 loss against North Park University. “We need to be better at making...

UW-Oshkosh gymnastics prepares for regionals

Sophomore Kaira Hammond finished her Saturday outing by finishing second in the balance beam with a score of 9.60 and third in the uneven bars with a score of 9.40.

Jonathon Samp, Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

UW Oshkosh gymnastics came away with a win over Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) this past weekend by a score of 186.525–178.950. UW Oshkosh was ranked third and Gustavus Adolphus College was ranked 12th going into the meet. The Titans were able to post their seventh consecutive meet with a score...

UW-Oshkosh Titans crowned WlAC champs, into NCAA bracket

The Titans rattled off two consecutive upsets to become back-to-back WIAC champions. The team won at UW-Whitewater by a score of 81-65 and defeated UW-Eau Claire 52-50 on their home court.

Cory Sparks, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Urgency. That is something that the 2020 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champions, the UW Oshkosh women’s basketball team, has been playing with for the past four weeks. They have shown out by only losing one game since Feb. 8. Despite being the No. 4 seed in the WIAC Tournament bracket,...

Consistent UW Oshkosh close in on Eagles

Sophomore Jamyle Brantley soars to a first place finish in the long jump with a distance of 7.25 meters, his best of the season.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

The UW Oshkosh men’s track and field team placed second and the women’s team placed third at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championship on Feb. 28 and 29. The UWO women’s team recorded three individual champions, junior Cara Volz won triple jump, freshman Libby Geisness...

UW Oshkosh title defense begins now

Senior center Jack Flynn tosses up a floater over UW-Eau Claire forward Spencer Page in UW Oshkosh’s 78-72 WIAC Championship home victory on Feb. 29. Flynn put up 19 points, eight rebounds and one assist. The Titans will ride their seven-game winning streak into Naperville, IL to play Transylvania University.

Neal Hogden, Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

The UW Oshkosh men’s basketball team beat both UW-La Crosse in the semifinal and UW-Eau Claire in the final of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament to secure a berth to the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament for the fifth straight year. Winning the WIAC tournament...

UW Oshkosh men’s basketball clinches first round bye

Freshman Levi Borchert drives to the lane against UW-Whitewater in  Oshkosh’s 86-65 home win on Feb. 19.

Neal Hogden, Sports Writer

February 26, 2020

The UW Oshkosh men’s basketball team increased its win-streak to five games and clinched a first-round bye for the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. On Saturday, UWO took care of business in a road bout against UW-River Falls, defeating the Falcons by a score of 74-64. The...

UW Oshkosh Gymnastics cruises past UW-Eau Claire

UW Oshkosh swept UW-Eau Claire at all four events on Feb. 21 in Eau Claire.

Dakota Zanin, Sports Writer

February 26, 2020

The UW Oshkosh gymnastics team continues their string of dominant victories this season, sweeping UW-Eau Claire in all four event categories to claim a 186.90 to 178.70 win. Senior Baylee Tkaczuk took first place in two events, taking the top score in uneven bars with a 9.450 and tying her teammate,...

Titans push past Blue Devils, onto Warhawks

Olivia Campbell drives to the lane and finishes with a right-hand layup to in UW Oshkosh’s 68-60 win over UW-Stout. Campbell had seven points, five rebounds, one assist and one steal.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2020

UW Oshkosh women’s basketball pulled away late in the fourth quarter to defeat UW-Stout, allowing them to advance to the second round of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. Before the Tuesday night game tipped off, the Titans split their last two games of the regular...

Track dusts competition at Titan Challenge

Freshman Jaylen Grant runs a 6.81 60-meter dash, a time that’s good enough for second fastest in Division-III track and a new school record for the event. Grant also won WAC Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors for his performance.

Josh Woolwine

February 26, 2020

The UW Oshkosh men’s and women’s track and field teams finished first and second in their divisions respectively at the Titan Challenge at the Kolf Sports Center on Saturday. The Titan men finished with a whopping 157.5 points, 59 points ahead of second place UW-Eau Claire, while the Titan women...

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