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California Dreamin’- Holiday trip December 27 -January 1

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 25, 2009

The UWRF  Falcons will travel to Southern California December 27 to January 1. They will play one game December 28 and another game December 29.

The team will fly out on December 27 and spend six days in sunny Los Angeles/Orange County area returning January 1.

Disneyland

Disneyland

California Beach

California Beach

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Just A Game Fieldhouse in Wis Dells host College Basketball Tournament.

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 16, 2009

The Falcons played in the Summer Classic College Women’s Basketball tournament August 15 at the Just a Game Field House in Wisconsin Dells.

There were 10 College teams with nine teams being from the WIAC conference.  The Falcons had two teams. One team of returning players and the other teams had the recruits and new players that will be attending school this fall at UWRF.

The returners went 2-1 with wins over Eau Claire and La Crosse and a loss to Whitewater. The recruits went 0-3 with a 10 point loss to Oshkosh, 3 point loss to Stevens Point and a 13 point loss to Whitewater.

It was great to see so many players playing so well this weekend.

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Hanson, Hilt, Rohl and Gregorich named to the 2008-09 WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 10, 2009

Four Falcon student-athletes  from the women’s basketball team have been named to the 2008-09 WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll.

To be named to the WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll a student-athlete must have a 3.0 grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale) during the school year.

The four student athletes are Jenna Hanson, Kelli Hilt, Tessa Rohl and Tiffany Gregorich. Congratulations on your hard work.

Jenna Hanson

Jenna Hanson

Kelli Hilt

Kelli Hilt

Tessa Rohl

Tessa Rohl

Tiffany Gregorich

Tiffany Gregorich

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YWCA Women’s College Basketball Leagues: Summer 2009

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 10, 2009

The Falcons played in several summer leagues. The Minneapolis YWCA College Women’s Basketball league had 29 teams in the league. UWRF Falcons finished league play with one loss and a #4 seed (out of 29 teams)in the year end tournament. The team was made up of returning players and several recruits that will be attending UWRF this fall.

Nice job Ladies.

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Coach Holbrook announces one transfer for 2009-2010 season

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 10, 2009

Alex Suda, Junior 5-4 point guard from Blaine MN, has transferred to UWRF for the 2009-2010  season.  Alex attended UW-Stout for three semesters and Anoka-Ramsey CC for one semester.

“Alex will be a nice addition at the point for us. She’s athletic and already has some experience in the WIAC”said Coach Holbrook.

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2009-2010 Schedule now available

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 3, 2009

Coach Holbrook announced the 2009-2010 schedule.

Some notes about the schedule.

After starting at home November 17 the  Falcons go on the road the next four games. They then host 2008-2009 WIAC Champions UW Stevens Point on Saturday December 5. They play four conference games before the Holiday break.  WIAC play in January starts with two preseason favorites UW Stout and UW Whitewater. February starts out with Eau Claire February 3 and ends with the WIAC tournament February 22-27.

The  Falcons look to improve on there 7-9 record and sixth place finish in the WIAC  in 2008-2009.

Aug. 3, 2009

0-0 Overall, 0-0 WIAC
Subject to change.

Nov. 17 Crown, 7 p.m.
Nov. 20 at Martin Luther, 7 p.m.
Nov. 21 at Viterbo, 7 p.m.
Nov. 24 at Macalester, 7 p.m.

Dec. 2 at Superior*, 7 p.m.
Dec. 5 Stevens Point*, 3 p.m. – ALUMNI DAY
Dec. 9 Eau Claire*, 7 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL AND YOUTH NIGHT
Dec. 12 at Oshkosh*, 5 p.m.
Dec. 15 Northwestern, 6 p.m.
Dec. 28 vs. SUNY-Purchase, 8 p.m. (PT) (at Concordia University, Irvine)
Dec. 29 vs. Washington & Jefferson, 6 p.m. (PT) (at Concordia University, Irvine)

Jan. 2 St. Scholastica, 5 p.m.
Jan. 6 Stout*, 6 p.m.

Jan. 9 at Whitewater*, 5 p.m.
Jan. 13 La Crosse*, 7 p.m.
Jan. 16 Platteville*, 5 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL AND YOUTH NIGHT
Jan. 23 at Stout*, 4 p.m.
Jan. 27 Superior*, 7 p.m.
Jan. 30 Oshkosh*, 5 p.m.
PARENTS AND SENIOR NIGHT

Feb. 3 at Eau Claire*, 7 p.m.
Feb. 6 Whitewater*, 5 p.m.
Feb. 13 at Stevens Point*, 3 p.m.
Feb. 17 at La Crosse*, 7 p.m.
Feb. 20 at Platteville*, 4 p.m.
Feb. 22-27 WIAC Tournament, TBD

 

* WIAC Games

River Falls Lady Falcons

River Falls Lady Falcons

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2009-2010 Women’s Basketball Recruits Announced

Posted by Falcons Fan on August 1, 2009

Head women’s basketball coach Cindy Holbrook  has announced the names of  six student-athletes who will continue their academic and athletic careers at UW-River Falls.

The six recruits will join a Falcon program that went 14-12 overall last season and finished in sixth place in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) with a 7-9 record.

The recruits will join the Falcons 9 returning letterwinners from last season.

With a 5-3 record in Kargas Gym last year against WIAC opponents and 9-3 in all home games the Falcons are looking to improve on that mark with the addition of the recruiting class.

“We are very excited about this group joining our returning players,” said Coach Holbrook.  “I like how the class compliments one another with inside and outside play,
shooters and drivers, and kids that understand the importance of defense.
This class should make an impact for us and fit well into our offensive
and defensive systems. They’re athletic and excited to learn and compete
in a tremendous conference.”

2009-2010 Lady Falcon Recruits:

Morgan Beilke, Marshfield  WI (Columbus High School) 5-11 Wing

Melissa Carmody, Barneveld WI 5-7 Guard

Tracie Gillund,  Blaine MN 6-0 Post

Brittany Gregorich , Altoona WI  5-9 Wing

Nikki Guhr, Muskego WI 5-7 Guard

Lindsey Olson ,Plainview MN 6-0 Post

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