Here’s a feel-good story. When the time came to replace a stop sign in the Kress Events Center parking lot, members of UW-Green Bay Public Safety had an idea — present the old sign to the person who it would provide some sentimental value — Green Bay Cross Country Coach, Mike Kline. It’s been a […]
“Like the runners he passes tooling around a flagged-mark course, Mitchell Bilitz’s college cross country career has sped past faster than he expected. The former Winnebago Lutheran standout is a senior at UW-Green Bay and entering the final weeks of his collegiate career.” The Fond du Lac Reporter has the story.
Green Bay cross country runner Erik Johnson, a senior from Pulaski, Wis. is at the center of a lengthy Huntington Post feature, “Autism Without Fear — Green Bay Edition: Erik Johnson, Time…and a Simpler Answer.” Here’s a few nuggets and a reason to read more. “…And when you live life on the spectrum, certainty, in […]
The Green Bay women’s cross country team posted a cumulative 3.82 grade point average this season to receive the third-best GPA in the nation. Their combined GPA was ranked among all Division I teams. Read more.
It was great to be a Phoenix this past weekend. The women’s volleyball team defeated UW-Milwaukee in straight sets. Men’s soccer blanked Detroit, 2-0. UWGB Junior Mitchell Bilitz earned all-conference honors in men’s cross country, and women’s basketball cruised to a pre-season victory over UW-Oshkosh behind Jen Wellnitz’s 17 points on a perfect 6-for-6 shooting […]
A group of former UWGB cross-country runners took the Cellcom Marathon Relay title for the sixth time. The team, named X-UWGB-XC, has participated in this relay race for 10 years and alumni support crew. Their time was a blistering 2:41:42, which averages out to about 6:11/mile. Team members were Chris Hendricks ’05, Josh Bayer ’05, […]
In 2006, Riley Garbe was a student at Jefferson Elementary, Green Bay, today he is a member of UWGB’s cross country team. What and who was responsible for introducing him to the sport of running? It is the focus of a WBAY-TV featured story. You can watch it here.
As part of the 2015 NCAA Division I Academic Performance Program (APP), both Phoenix cross country programs and the volleyball program were recognized by finishing in the top 10 percent of their respective sports for their high APR scores accumulated during the 2013-14 academic year. It marks the fourth-straight year that the Green Bay women’s […]
Former Green Bay Phoenix cross-country standout Callie Bartel (Human Biology, class of ’09), a Prevea assistant athletics trainer assigned to Phoenix Athletics, beat last year’s time by nearly 10 minutes in finishing Monday’s Boston Marathon in 3:04:59, good enough to place 3,551 overall and a highly respectable No. 239 in the women’s division of the […]
It’s the third Monday in April — Patriots’ Day as it’s known in Boston — and the occasion of the annual Boston Marathon. So far, we’ve heard of at least one UW-Green Bay runner who will be competing. Former Phoenix cross-country standout Callie Bartel (Human Biology, Class of ’09) is returning to the race after […]