Student-Athlete Spotlight: Anna Brown

Logan Myhre- This issue’s student-athlete spotlight is Anna Brown (Jr, Wausau, Wis.), a member of the University of Wisconsin–Stout Women’s Basketball Team and a Business Administration major. Why Did You Choose UW-Stout? “I looked at most UW schools, but Stout was by far my favorite. I love that Stout is a polytechnic university because I…

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Winter Sports off to a Great Start

Katie Schulzetenberg- The transition from fall to winter sports has been a good one. The Stout winter sports schedule includes men’s hockey, men’s and women’s basketball and gymnastics. Men’s hockey opened the season with a 5-1 win over Finlandia University. However, after nine other games, the hockey team’s overall record is now 5-5 (.500). Conference…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sierra Beaver

Matt Snell- The Stout Athletic Department has student-athletes and coaches from all over the nation. One of these student-athletes is UW–Stout gymnast Sierra Beaver (Fr, Lancaster, Ohio). Sierra is a student in the Applied Science program here at Stout. For Sierra, the decision to come to Stout had a lot to do with the recruiting…

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Coming Back From Internship

Evan Thue- Imagine being on a team, having teammates push you to train and work hard to perfect your craft, then having to change all of that as you go off to start an internship. That is exactly what happened to Brianna Ferguson (Jr, McHenry, Illi), who runs track and field and cross country. “My…

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UW–Stout Hangs with Conference Champs

Logan Myhre- The UW–Stout football team has had a bit of a rough year, but they were looking to go out with a bang on Nov. 12, which also happened to be senior day. This would be the day that they would play number two, nationally-ranked UW–Whitewater. Whitewater needed the win to secure a perfect…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Danielle Magnuson

Matt Snell- Danielle Magnuson (Sr, Chanhassen, MN) is a member of the UW–Stout cross country and track and field teams.  Even though Danielle spends her athletic time in the fall as a distance runner, she is mostly a pole-vaulter in the spring.  As interesting as her competition combination is, the person behind the athlete is…

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Wrapping up fall sports at UW–Stout

Evan Thue- As the leaves fall to the ground, the air turns cold and the snow starts to fall, we look back at the fall sports and reminisce on the good times. For the football season, the highlight of the year we can look to is our 30 to 7 victory against our rival, the…

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UW-Stout Women Take 4th at Cross Country Conference Meet

Logan Myhre- The UW–Stout Women’s Cross Country team attended the WIAC Conference Championships on Oct. 29. The team placed fourth overall, which is the second best UW–Stout has ever placed there. Courtney Shaffer (Jr, Augusta, Wis.)  led the pack, placing 16th overall. The team will be traveling to the Lake Breeze Golf Course on November…

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UW Stout Present at Ryder Cup

Evan Thue- The Ryder Cup is a golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States, and this year it was held at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN. In the 3-day event from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, the United States beat Europe convincingly. Nicole TenHaken, a UW–Stout sophomore in the Hotel,…

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Haley Wentz

Matt Snell- Haley Wentz (Jr, Naperville, Ill.) is a defender on the UW–Stout women’s soccer team. She is also a Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management major. The combination of these two things is why Haley ultimately chose Stout. “The reasons why I chose Stout come down to their amazing Hospitality Management program and the fact…

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Nationals Bound

Evan Thue- It is certainly an accomplishment to win three out of the last five WIAC women’s golf conference championships. Something great like this does not happen because of just one person, however. Having a great coach guiding the ship, like Coach Howie Samb, can be the difference between a championship team and one that…

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Student Athlete Spotlight: Christian Lucchesi

Matt Snell- Christian Lucchesi (Jr, Milwaukee, Wis.) is a pole-vaulter on the UW–Stout track and field team. As a freshman, Christian earned the outdoor pole vault conference title and earned Coming out of high school, Christian was being recruited by a few different Division I schools. However, he wasn’t quite sure that going to a…

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Lady Blue Devils Soccer Upsets St

Logan Myhre- The UW–Stout women’s soccer team played the University of St. Thomas on Oct. 12. They were definitely seen as the underdogs in this game, as the St. Thomas women’s soccer team is ranked 13th in the nation. The Blue Devils played very well and ended up winning 1-0, giving the Tommies their first…

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Becoming a Blue Devil

Evan Thue- The student-athletes at UW–Stout are an incredibly diverse group of students. Many have traveled huge distances; some of them have even come from different countries. According to assistant Coach and Recruiter Daniel Scheff, right now Stout cross country has students representing seven states and Canada. No matter the distance traveled, the student-athletes at…

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A Helpful Homecoming Not Enough

Matt Snell- It is uncertain exactly where and when the first homecoming was held.  However, homecoming celebrations can be seen as far back as the early 1900’s, and one thing that they almost all have in common is a football game as the center piece. At UW–Stout, the same tradition is followed.  The homecoming game…

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