Ellen Edison, a May 2015 UW-Green Bay graduate and standout student-athlete for Green Bay women’s basketball received the Horizon League’s highest individual honor yesterday — the Cecil N. Coleman Medal of Honor. The Coleman Medal of Honor is presented annually to the league’s top male and female student-athletes who best exemplify the dignity and high […]
Recent UWGB graduate Keifer Sykes, has the potential to be drafted in the NBA in the next 48 hours. But his degree means more to him than the call, he says. “I would be proud to get drafted, but the biggest accomplishment was getting my degree,” said Sykes in an interview with reporter Justin Breen, […]
Five Green Bay student-athletes have been recognized as members of the 2015 Spring Academic All-Horizon League Teams honoring success in competition as well as in the classroom. Those honored are: • Stephanie Londre (Burlington, Wis.), women’s tennis, No. 1 singles player and 3.947 cumulative GPA in Human Biology; • Michael Tenzer (Neuried, Gremany), men’s tennis, […]
Student-athletes at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay combined to achieve a department-wide grade point average of 3.36 in the spring of 2015, marking the 31st consecutive semester above a 3.0 GPA and the highest cumulative GPA semester during that time.
UW-Green Bay student-athletes combined to achieve a department-wide grade point average of 3.36 in the spring of 2015, the highest cumulative GPA recorded in the 31 consecutive semesters of earning a 3.0 or higher. “We are incredibly proud of our student-athletes who once again have demonstrated success in the classroom. This is an outstanding example […]
Last Saturday (May 9), a group of 60 UW-Green Bay student-athletes teamed up with Inspire Sports of Wisconsin for a fun day at the Kress Events Center, working with about 50 children with physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities. The event was set up by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Learn more.
Five UW-Green Bay student-athletes have been recognized as members of the 2015 Winter Academic All-Horizon League Teams. The teams, which represent success in competition as well as in the classroom, were voted on by the league’s faculty athletics representatives and athletics communications directors. Earning academic all-league honors for the Phoenix were women’s basketball’s Megan Lukan, […]
Tuesday brought another prestigious honor for Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes (Chicago, Ill.), who was named an honorable mention selection for the Associated Press 2014-15 All-America Team. The point guard joins Tony Bennett as the only players in program history to earn the distinction in two seasons.
Despite winning its 17th-straight Horizon League regular-season title three games ahead of its closest pursuer, UW-Green Bay women’s basketball (29th in the nation, 25-4, 15-1) was somehow left without a player on the first team for the second consecutive year. Actually, Phoenix standouts Megan Lukan, Mehryn Kraker and Tesha Buck likely split their first-team votes […]
In addition to the coverage of his second consecutive Horizon League player of the year award, UW-Green Bay senior star Keifer Sykes was featured prominently in two national media stories this year. The first, a story about college basketball players who are also fathers, was done by CBS Sports online. The second is a quick […]