Tag: women’s basketball

‘Coach’ Hammerle can’t shake the title

Log readers who know her might enjoy this fun story about founding Green Bay women’s basketball coach Carol Hammerle, who still carries the title “coach” despite having retired nearly a decade ago. Now it is with a new sport — pickleball — exploding in retirement communities and considered the fastest growing sport in America. See the […]

Notable in Green Bay athletics this week

The Green Bay volleyball program welcomed setter Jenna Hoffstatter (Stanley, Wis.) and libero Emily Lautenschlager (Greenville, Wis.) to the 2016 fall roster. They complement setter Maddie Yoss (Brookfield, Wis.) and attacker Hanna Hoesley (Arcadia, Wis.) — who signed National Letters of Intent last November. Assistant men’s basketball coach Ben Swank was selected to the 2016 Under Armour […]

And we danced

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March Madness is as much about the run leading up to the games as the games themselves. Even though NCAA action for both the Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball teams ended last Friday, campus personnel enjoyed the run and the pure joy that comes with being a part of a university community that gets […]

Green Bay’s double OT in Horizon Championship semi-final made for great photo action

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Phoenix fans were on the edge of their seats in the Kress Events Center when the Green Bay women finally overcame Northern Kentucky for a double-overtime victory in the semi-final of the Horizon League tournament. After trailing by as many as 16 points in the first half— its largest deficit this season — the top-seeded […]

Dancing, take two!

We didn’t just reserve the dancing for the Green Bay men’s basketball program. UW-Green Bay is pretty excited about the Green Bay women’s chances for an upset over eight-time national champion Tennessee. Get those toes tapping and enjoy “Dancing, take two!”

Dancing partners

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For the first time since 1994, both the Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball teams will play in the NCAA Tournament. The Phoenix women found out their fate on Monday, garnering the No. 10 seed in the Sioux Falls Region and a match-up against No. 7 Tennessee (19-13) on Friday at 4 p.m. CST. The […]