Tag: green bay athletics

Student-athletes achieve outstanding department-wide GPA

Sports aren’t the only thing UW-Green Bay student-athletes are great at. As spring semester ends, Green Bay athletics is celebrating its 37th-straight semester above 3.0 GPA. Combined, the department-wide GPA for spring 2018 was 3.38, contributing to Green Bay’s streak of seven semesters above 3.3 GPA. Read the full story on Green Bay Phoenix website.

A tribute to a top-notch Phoenix fan, by any measure

A special Phoenix fan passed away last this week. In an arena full of passionate women’s basketball fans, Jack Hasenfus, had to be one of the most dedicated. His unexpected passing last week caught many by surprise, including the Mollys (Vandervest and Christel), from Green Bay athletics, who knew him personally. Christel, assistant director of […]

Keifer Sykes featured in 2018 SXSW Film Festival

Here’s a review of a new documentary featuring UW-Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes ’15 (Communication). “It’s impossible to watch the new documentary Chi-Town, from first-time feature-director Nick Budabin, without thinking of Steve James‘ great 1994 Hoop Dreams (also a first feature). Both movies focus on high-school basketball players from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago, following the up-and-down […]

Phoenix women capture Horizon League title, NCAA Tournament berth

The 22nd-ranked Green Bay women’s basketball team captured yet another Horizon League Tournament Championship on Tuesday afternoon with a 62-44 victory over Wright State at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The Green Bay Press-Gazette and WTMJ both have the story.

Green Bay women advance to Horizon League Championship

The Green Bay Press-Gazette had coverage of UW-Green Bay’s 21-point semi-final victory over Youngstown State in the Horizon League Tournament… “UW-Green Bay women probably have done enough to secure a spot in the NCAA tournament, but they aren’t leaving anything to chance. UWGB took another step toward an automatic berth with a 66-45 win over Youngstown State […]