Tag: student-athlete

UW-Green Bay well represented at SNC’s Sport and Society conference

Women’s basketball coach Kevin Borseth, a slew of former Phoenix athletes and others with ties to UW-Green Bay represented the University well during St. Norbert College’s Sport and Society Conference, which wrapped up Wednesday (May 21) in De Pere. The theme for the conference was “Women in Sports,” and a Wednesday panel titled “Women Athletes: […]

Alec Brown gets NBA look at Chicago combine

Phoenix basketball standout Alec Brown is expecting to march his 7-foot-1 frame into the Kress Events Center this Saturday to take part in UW-Green Bay Commencement and receive his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. To do so, he’ll have to hustle back from Chicago where he is one of just 60 players invited to the […]

Phoenix Athletics has some fun with ‘Golden Phlash’ awards

The inaugural Golden Phlashes awards show took place on Sunday evening at the Kress Center in front of nearly 300 Phoenix student-athletes and staff members. The awards show, hosted by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, celebrated a banner year for Green Bay Athletics and included voting by team members and red carpet (actually, green carpet) interviews. […]

In the news: Phoenix student athletes deliver stuffed animals to sick kids 

UW-Green Bay student athletes delivered teddy bears to young patients at St. Vincent Hospital Tuesday (April 29), presenting the stuffed animals that were collected at a women’s basketball game earlier this year. The donation was featured on WLUK, Fox 11’s “Making a Difference” segment, with Athletics’ Adam Halfmann explaining the importance of giving back. “We […]

Six Phoenix student-athletes earn winter academic all-league honors

Six UW-Green Bay student-athletes have been recognized as members of the 2014 Winter Academic All-Horizon League Teams, the conference office announced on Thursday. 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 […]

This could be interesting

In what could be a landmark case, a regional office of the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday sided with football players at Northwestern University and their bid to unionize. “I find that all grant-in-aid scholarship players for the Employer’s football team who have not exhausted their playing eligibility are ‘employees’ under” the National Labor […]

Send a message, hang a sign…

“We’ve got spirit, yes we do…” UW-Green Bay’s student-athletes give us much to cheer about. This year, even more so, with both the Phoenix men’s and women’s basketball teams heading into huge games. To show your support, you are encouraged to hang a sign on your office door, or an exterior window. Request a sign […]

Former Phoenix standout Bauer joins teammate overseas

Lydia Bauer will continue her basketball career overseas after signing with GDESSA in Portugal this past week. “I had a goal of playing [overseas] next September and I had told the girls already there to keep an eye out,” Bauer said. “One of Stephanie Sension’s teammates was sent home the other week, and last Saturday […]

Family first: Sykes featured in inspiring story on NBC26

NBC 26 ran a heartwarming story Saturday (Dec. 21) about Phoenix men’s basketball standout Keifer Sykes, and his efforts to bring his “family first” mentality to life both on and off the court in the wake of his father’s passing. James Sykes died of a heart attack the summer after Keifer’s freshman year, leaving the […]

UW-Green Bay celebrates Terrific 2013

The UW-Green Bay community is celebrating a Terrific 2013, savoring successes as a new year nears. There were so many bright spots that choosing just 10 for our annual list was a difficult task — but we sure had fun doing it. We know these represent just a fraction of the good-news stories happening on […]